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    Flight Trail DS 3.2?

    Hi
    Was looking at getting one.
    http://www.flightbikes.com.au/mtb-bi...il-ds-3_2.aspx

    Mainly just ride aggressive & fast in grassy yard for joy & keeping fit. Im a big rider 110kg+ & worried if this bike wont last long under stress? My last older kmart huffy style bike didn't last long until wheels buckled & kept having problems with the cranks & gears.

    Can anyone give advice on whether I should get one or not? And what to expect?

    thanks

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    Yes! Get a bike. Bikes are awesome. Never heard of flight bikes.
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    Hopefully another Ozlander knows something about these lower-end bikes.
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    There is no way that bike would sell for $1,999. with those components. Its a sharp looking bike, but a fair priced $1000. bike, not a steal by any means.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Daspydyr View Post
    There is no way that bike would sell for $1,999. with those components. Its a sharp looking bike, but a fair priced $1000. bike, not a steal by any means.
    Yeah it was $800, but now gone down a bit. so im tempted.

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    Have you looked at any Local Bike Shop options?
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    WaveMan, I'm about the same size as you, and I wouldn't look for a lot of life from that bike. I ride pretty aggressively, and I could see that folding under me after little more than a year. Not good enough, IMO.

    Right now, I'm crutching along my old Jamis Dakar XLT, hoping it lasts until February, when I will build up a Santa Cruz Butcher, investing about $2K. If I do as well with the Cruz as the Dakar has been, I will be pleased. I don't own a car, so the bike gets a lot of time. Right now, I'm between 15K & 16K miles on the Dakar, and I was money ahead JUST ON GASOLINE 18 months ago!

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