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Old 01-31-05, 08:00 PM   #1
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How is the HARO X2 Extreme ???

Thinking of buying one, comments on the web are mostly good but some say "don't touch" your opinion will be helpful. Heard its the best bike for the buck ($800)
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Old 01-31-05, 08:08 PM   #2
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Got one..... Here's a pic....

Almost $2K in mine though....

Love it 2 say the least...
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Old 01-31-05, 08:17 PM   #3
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Dude nice ride, how big are those brake rotors
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I have an 03' and like it. I did have to replace the rear swingarm (warranty) no probs.
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What type of riding do you do with yours Killer B, is it a good bike for freeride and an overall beating, Im a big dude, and am looking into a FS.
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Dude nice ride, how big are those brake rotors

8" rotors, unless they make something besides 6" and 8" that i don't know about.
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Old 01-31-05, 09:17 PM   #7
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8" rotors, unless they make something besides 6" and 8" that i don't know about.

For some reason they look bigger than 8 inch
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Old 01-31-05, 09:23 PM   #8
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203mm (8")

I love this bike... Weigh's in @ 35 lbs. It's great for any type of riding XC, DH, FR, you name it, it can do it....

It'll be a year old in March, I hate to see it go....

BTW. The bike itself cost me $1000, my upgrades took it to 2K....
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Gee wish I could afford one, but I have a bike I like so can't complain.
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An 8 inch rotor is 203mm accross, apparently a couple of DHer's have been experimenting with 230mm rotors. I'm not totally sure weather this is just e-speculation but I heard it on an Aussie forum
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Old 01-31-05, 09:29 PM   #11
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Wow an 8 inch rotor provides great stopping power, wonder what an extra 27mm would do?
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6 to 8 increased by 33%...I imagine it would be similar
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Who uses brakes anyway ????

I thought they were just for l@@ks....
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Hey, this was a thread about the bike not the rotor... Sorry, but I'm trying to make a decision here...
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Hey, this was a thread about the bike not the rotor... Sorry, but I'm trying to make a decision here...

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Part of my bike Dude.... Sorry.

In a word.... Try it, You'll like it....
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Old 01-31-05, 09:41 PM   #16
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Will do do fine without the upgrades? many people commented on the fork....
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Hey, this was a thread about the bike not the rotor... Sorry, but I'm trying to make a decision here...
Sorry I got of subject, you have a website were I can look at the specs?
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http://www.harobikes.com/

But I'm looking at a brand new 2004 model not 2005
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Well, I don't think the specs would change that much, looking at the 05 (which I hope is similar, or else this post is useless) it has pretty good components, fork, rear shock ect. Sounds like a nice bike I'd buy it if I had the money.
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Here are the 2004 specs:
http://www.harobikes.com/2004/extremex2/

With a Fox is the rear on the 2004 and a Manitou on the 2005, the 04 seems yummier on paper. Most of the other components seems comparable. Looks like a nice bike. 35 pounds doesnŽt sound bad especially if it will take the bigger drops. Price isnŽt bad either. I think IŽll have to consider this.
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8" rotors, unless they make something besides 6" and 8" that i don't know about.
i think magura makes a 7inch rotor.
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Old 02-01-05, 01:38 PM   #22
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i think magura makes a 7inch rotor.
that's correct, my friend. the magura julies come standard with a 7" rotor for the front, 6" for the back.
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Here are the 2004 specs:
http://www.harobikes.com/2004/extremex2/

With a Fox is the rear on the 2004 and a Manitou on the 2005, the 04 seems yummier on paper. Most of the other components seems comparable. Looks like a nice bike. 35 pounds doesnŽt sound bad especially if it will take the bigger drops. Price isnŽt bad either. I think IŽll have to consider this.

I think I would take a fox in the back rather than Manitou, so 04 sounds good. It has basicly the same components. I say it again I would buy one if I had the cash.
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that's correct, my friend. the magura julies come standard with a 7" rotor for the front, 6" for the back.
Hahah I was basing that information on what you told me
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You can also get Anchor/Dice/Armour (they're all the same) discs with 7" rotors.
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