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Old 04-13-05, 07:28 AM   #1
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I know this is a XC bike but how hard can you ride? Meaning how big can you go on the bike? I know it is not a true "free Ride" set up but what has been your expereience on it?
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Old 04-13-05, 08:02 AM   #2
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I haven't ridden it, but I know that if you ride a xc bike too hard they will break. They aren't meant to be slammed like that.
but of course, as my boss pointed out, my bike (which is also xc and I want to jump it) has a lifetime warranty on the frame, so the only thing I really need to worry about is wheels I guess, and probably the fork.
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Old 04-13-05, 02:58 PM   #3
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I know this is a XC bike but how hard can you ride? Meaning how big can you go on the bike? I know it is not a true "free Ride" set up but what has been your expereience on it?
As long as you're not trying to do DJ or wooden stunts on it it will handle most of what FL has to offer terrain-wise.
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Thank you.
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I know this is a XC bike but how hard can you ride? Meaning how big can you go on the bike? I know it is not a true "free Ride" set up but what has been your expereience on it?
The Epic is a true XC bike and is not made to take a serious pounding. If you're thinking of doing a lot of aggressive XC/all mountain riding, I'd look elsewhere.
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