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Old 03-28-05, 09:17 PM   #1
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my ads gonna buy me a 200-300 dollar bike what r the good brands?? diamond back raligh who else?
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Save your money. Also, always lock up your bike when you cant see it. My bike was $1500 bike was just stolen today
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Old 03-28-05, 09:38 PM   #3
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wat brand should i get????/ srry bout ur bike
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Please stop using aolese. Complete your words.

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for 300 dollars you can probably get an entry level hardrock at a shop that sells specialized
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Yes, the Hardrock Sport (cheapest one, and what I have) is a good deal. It should be around $350.. maybe you can save up a little more and get that one if you pay for part of it.
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I'll second the "save your money" motion.
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I'll third it, but the Hardrock IS a decent buy
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ur the gr8est mael and raiyn. U all so l33t!
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lol, I feel Raiyn's wrath all the way over here in Cali

bikelver, I would save up a bit more, maybe $500. Then go for a nice hardtail.
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Old 03-29-05, 08:12 AM   #13
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im not gonna spend that much. im thinking of the diamond back out look i had the 02 version and it got stolen they cut the lock threw out the lock and took off. i wioll must likley end up with it as diamond backs have treated me well
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Im getting the 05 diamond back outlook heres the link
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http://www.diamondback.com/items.asp...=14&itemid=137 accidently hit post heres the link letme know if its n e good
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If you plan on taking it on trails then I would say no. I started on a bike with Acera and Alivio components which are a step or two above the tourney, and within a month or two of riding light XC the components and the fork fell apart. The fork was a RST (probably similar to the one on the Diamond Back). If you are planning on riding for a while and want to ride XC I would save your money like the others have said and buy a better bike. It will end up saving you money in the long run in repairs and replacement parts. If however you just want a bike to ride around on the road or paved trails this one will probably suit you fine.
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well i had one before and it lasted 2 years and then was stolen
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I would go with the hardrock, awesome costomer service from Sec. AND it is an over all better bike and better deal..........BUT it sounds like you have made up your mind, Its your money and safety, so do whatcha want............
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my ads gonna buy me a 200-300 dollar bike what r the good brands?? diamond back raligh who else?
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What bike do you have now? Why do you want a new one? (i.e. what features are you looking for?). Just over $300 seems like the price for entry level steel no suspension MTBs. Bianchi, Specialized, Gary Fisher ... all seem to have one in that price range. Some of the component sets looked good though.

Look at those bikes and see if they fit your needs. If so get the one that fits best and has components you like. If not wait and save up some more, but if they fit your needs why spend more than you need to. In other words don't buy snob apeal.

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my lbs dosent have n e of those brands and are family hates speicialized. diamond back or raliigh are the only bikes i can my for my lbs
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my lbs dosent have n e of those brands and are family hates speicialized. diamond back or raliigh are the only bikes i can my for my lbs
Can you write with subtitles?
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my lbs dosent have n e of those brands and are family hates speicialized. diamond back or raliigh are the only bikes i can my for my lbs
What the heck do you mean your family hates Specialized?
Anyway, if they pay you 300 bucks save up another 50 and get the Hardrock Sport.
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You're coming up on your last warning. I don't mind some aolese but yours is beyond crappy.

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Your coming up on your last warning. I don't mind some aolese but yours is beyond crappy.

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You would have more credibility had you written "You're" at the beginning.
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Big diff between grammar/spelling police and aolese. Thanks for pointing it out. I don't mind correcting. I was typing too fast for my own good.

Thanks for attempting to undermine the rules of the board. Cheers.
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