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Old 12-19-04, 02:04 PM   #1
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surly instigator

any body know anything about the surly instigator ?

please share you thoughts!!!!

PLEASE!!

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Old 12-21-04, 05:40 AM   #2
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They're pretty good i think.... Lots of people use them for dirt jumping and street dont they?

Imo, they look like an XC frame though..
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I have been thinking of getting an Instigator to use as an EVERYTHING bike. I would use it for street/commute and when I want suit it up for mountain biking. I am a minimalist/cheap ******* so one bike for all purposes sounds very appealing to me and this is supposedly an extremely tough frame. Just looking for input. Also what would be an example of a street fattie tire or is there such a thing?
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Old 09-21-08, 11:41 AM   #4
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Holy resurrected thread, Batman.
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Old 09-22-08, 11:18 AM   #5
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Has anyone heard of those brand new 8 speed MTB drivetrains?!? Next thing you know, they will make 9 speeds! Wow!
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Old 09-23-08, 07:08 PM   #6
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I built a custom instigator for someone a while back and it's one tough frame. I say get it if you want something big and heavy for just about everything. Hook it up with like a burly coil fork or something like that. Maxxis Hookworm tires.
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Old 09-23-08, 07:29 PM   #7
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I could break it.
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Old 09-23-08, 07:30 PM   #8
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Same herebut ill admit, i havnt broken a FRAME yet, Just everything else
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Old 09-23-08, 07:52 PM   #9
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You do realize that you have just cursed yourself cheeto.
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What else can go wrong?
My cars transmission is going bad, the cars electronics are almost all shorted out, my bike cant go a week without breaking.
maybe if the frame breaks, Trek will replace it under warrenty and the curse of this current frame will go away.
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