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Old 04-07-05, 01:33 PM   #1
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Iron Horse BIkes?

I was thinking about buying this bike but I dont know how good the brand name is or the components?
NEWBIE..........but could someone help me out and tell me if this bike is good bad or decent or straight up sucks?? I want to ride hardcore trails and some regulars trails and stuff!!! pretty much anything that is put in front of me I want to ride!!
If you dont like this what do you recommend?? thanks
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http://www.ironhorsebikes.com/all_mo..._expert.shtml#
this is the bike!!!
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Looks awesome. RS Pike, SRAM, FSA...
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Old 04-07-05, 01:47 PM   #4
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Looks awesome. RS Pike, SRAM, FSA...
but r the compnents good though ia m a newb
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but r the compnents good though ia m a newb
In my opinion, yes, they are.
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do you know how much this bike is?? if it is over 500 i cant get it though so how much is it a your lbs? or anywhere for that matter? thanks
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You can get that bike for around $2350 USD. at Supergo......... I think the cheapest Hollowpoint they have is around 1300 or so. Not sure though.....

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you don't wnat that bike...you want to just buy it and send it to me
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do you know how much this bike is?? if it is over 500 i cant get it though so how much is it a your lbs? or anywhere for that matter? thanks
You can't get it or any other decent full suspension bike for even twice what you're thinking of paying. You'd better take a look at the "$500 bike" thread.

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do you know how much this bike is?? if it is over 500 i cant get it though so how much is it a your lbs? or anywhere for that matter? thanks

When someone finds a I Horse for his $500.00 can they find me a Porshe 911 Turbo, I have about $1500.00 to spend, preferablly brand new.
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so all iron horse bikes are oveer at least a grand
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Go to http://www.supergo.com and look there. That will tell you exactly how much the bikes are since Iron Horse is a SuperGo proprietary brand.
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Go to http://www.supergo.com and look there. That will tell you exactly how much the bikes are since Iron Horse is a SuperGo proprietary brand.
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damn those bikes are so much!!!!
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HAHA Id throw my money at an overpriced good bike than those wallmart rides ANYDAY.......on the other hand working at a bike shop is one way of avoidin high prices......I wont bother rubbing that one in hhahahaha
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is it just my monitor, or does che_lives90's picture look more like an italian flag than an Irish flag?
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Old 04-07-05, 06:12 PM   #17
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yeah it actually does!! haha
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Iron Horse rocks. DW-link rocks. MkIII rocks. Yada yada yada.

I'm in the process of replacing my '03 Iron Horse Hollowpoint with a new MkIII. If you want to educate yourself, follow some of the links below.

Dave Weagle is a certified friggin genius, and his sh1t works. It is hands down the best combination of active, stable and zero feedback with no reliance on bandaid SPV or CV/T shocks. Climbs like a goat, doesn't bob, always supple. The new dw-link design on the MkIII improves on the Hollowpoint with better suspension performance under braking and through the use of a longer stroke shock to reduce pressures needed for us bigger boys.

Iron Horse has been really responsive as a bike company. Their product manager maintains a great online presence on some of the mountain bike forums, deal with the consumer directly, and their warranty department was top notch with some problem frames back in early '03.

The IH frame design and constrction has really impressed me this year, and they're supposedly manufacturing two of their designs as optional "Factory" domestically produced framesets.

My feeling is IH is sort of where Giant was in 2001, emerging after a facelift with some serious product (except it seems Iron Horse hasn't got Giant's marketing budget).

Here are some cool links:


My MkIII frame porn (lots of pictures): http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.php?t=84431

Recent Dave Weagle interview at Descent World: http://www.descent-world.co.uk/html/...daveweagle.htm

Iron Horse forums on MTBR: http://forums.mtbr.com/forumdisplay.php?f=40

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I can't say much more than speedhub...except I agree...dw is good **** and so are his bikes
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