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Old 04-29-05, 10:50 AM
Big Honkin' Diesel
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Originally Posted by shane45
You could do a lot worse then a Rockhopper to serve as a "beater". It's certainly a step or two above the "beater" nomenclature.
I wish that were true. At 6ft 215, I have a tendency to ruin lessor bikes in a few weeks. My last bike was a 96 Rock Hopper and after riding this new one, I almost like the 96 better (had a rigid fork). The sprung front end on this one feels a bit squishey. I'll prolly get used to it though.
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