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    Slingshot

    HI
    I have just descovered CC bikes. I live in New Zealand where CC isn't heard off. Does anyone out there ride a slingshot? A different concept. I wonder how they go?
    Cheers Brian

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    i rode a demo mtb. it was pretty nice! but still, im a little skeptical of them.

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    I rode with a couple of guys who had them. The plastic hinge looked a little sketchy to me but they don't seem to fail. And you can buy a half dozen of them to change periodically.

    People who ride them off road love them though I think that since full suspension they aren't nearly as popular.

    But here's a question - why would you want to have an odd-ball bike in New Zealand where it takes 6 months to get a replacement part?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cyclintom
    I rode with a couple of guys who had them. The plastic hinge looked a little sketchy to me but they don't seem to fail. And you can buy a half dozen of them to change periodically.

    People who ride them off road love them though I think that since full suspension they aren't nearly as popular.

    But here's a question - why would you want to have an odd-ball bike in New Zealand where it takes 6 months to get a replacement part?
    amen to that! i have been dealing with that nonsense in Iceland for the last year. what a MAJOR PAIN IN THE A$$ it has been!

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    Don't think I'll ever own one, but am interested in anything different. I was wondering how it would work as a touring bike. Smooth ride and you can get folders, so they're easy to transport. When we get to the States some time I must check them out.
    Cheers Brian

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