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Old 12-13-04, 07:13 PM   #1
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Bike brand

What brand is your bike? I am wanting to find out which bikes are very popular and are not good.
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Old 12-13-04, 07:15 PM   #2
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my view is you cant beat a custom .
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Old 12-13-04, 07:17 PM   #3
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You shouldn't go based on popularity. You should go based on what feels good to you. If everyone based their purchase on popularity, then hell we'd all be riding huffy's and treks.
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Old 12-13-04, 07:46 PM   #4
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I ride a MongoosePro DH, yay common X-mart bikes. I also have an Avanti and used to have a Specialized Bighit.
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Old 12-13-04, 07:52 PM   #5
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Old 12-13-04, 08:53 PM   #6
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ride it.. if you like it buy it, if you dont, dont buy it because your friends say that its good, ride what you feel the most confident on
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Old 12-13-04, 09:43 PM   #7
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Craftworks FRM125 and a Giant Boulder.
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Old 12-13-04, 09:58 PM   #8
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Old 12-13-04, 10:00 PM   #9
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Old 12-13-04, 10:01 PM   #10
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Old 12-13-04, 10:16 PM   #11
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I have a Raliegh SC40 For paved trails and a Specialized Hardrock Pro for off road. They're both great!!!
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Old 12-14-04, 12:18 AM   #12
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Old 12-14-04, 02:11 AM   #13
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Specialized Hardrock Pro... and yeah, don't buy something because it's popular.. buy something because YOU like the way it rides. Who cares what everyone else thinks of your bike.
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Old 12-14-04, 02:17 AM   #14
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This thread is going to be huge because it is one that almost everyone on the forum can answer . Just look at Post Your Rigs to see what everyone here has.
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Old 12-14-04, 02:50 AM   #15
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yeah hopper and i will cane all of you's
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Old 12-14-04, 03:46 AM   #17
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You have a bike. go to "Post Your Rigs" to see what the other members have.
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1987 Schwinn Le Tour , cost a little over $100 for the bike including updating derailleurs, saddle and paint job. If you don't mind older design aesthetics, reconditioning an old bike can result in a quality ride and be quite a conversation piece. I got it decked out like a "poor man's Atlantis" and it rides like a dream!
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Old 12-14-04, 03:59 AM   #19
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Old 12-14-04, 08:53 AM   #20
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I ride a Kona. The best bike for you is the one that is built for the type of riding you plan to do and is the right size.
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Old 12-14-04, 01:57 PM   #22
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Old 12-14-04, 02:22 PM   #23
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SC.....which is going to be sold shortly for a DH bike....Yeti, SC, Turner, or something of the like.

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K..K....K...Koooonnnaa...Yup...Kona.
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