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Old 06-20-10, 06:33 PM
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Originally Posted by Dr_Robert View Post
Bicycle will be for recreational use only. I'd like to spend $200-300.

I haven't owned or ridden a BMX in approx. 15 years. I don't know what brands are good anymore (back in my day, GT, Mongoose, and Diamond Back were state of the art...). What bike would you get for your kid?

Edit: he's about 4' 6", a full size BMX is pobably just a bit too big for him. I'm looking at the DK Tracer Expert (19" TT, 19.3 lbs.). Thoughts?

A Diamondback Grind (20" wheels") has an 18" top tube. You should be able to find one at a local bike shop for <$200. My understanding is that it is a well-built kid's bike.
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