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Old 07-26-05, 07:54 PM
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need some opinions

i looked on ebay for a temporary race bike that i can use. my bike is totally unfit to even roll onto a track, and it isnt in very good shape. so opinions good or bad on this bike. thanks

https://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...ory=98082&rd=1
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Old 07-26-05, 09:41 PM
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what is this bike that bad that no one even replies?
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Old 07-27-05, 01:46 AM
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Sorry, but that would be a waste of $160. The seller should be beaten for even suggesting that it's anything more than a pile of crap. It's gotten some good reviews, but mostly by kids that probably don't know better. The spec on is is nothing special, it's just a fairly light bike. You can certainly do better. What do you have now that's so bad? Would spending the $160 improve it enough to make it race-worthy? Are there used bikes available from anyone at your local track?

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Old 07-27-05, 11:35 AM
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see i would slowly accuire racing parts for my current bike, but then i wouldnt really be able to use it for dj. or at least the guy at my lbs says racing parts are made to be light and fast, not to take a beating after a beating.

i dont want a really good bike or a good bike at all, just something i can race on untill i get some money togather to make a race bike. i also need a fricken helmet!
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Old 07-27-05, 11:52 AM
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Yeah, I'd say that that bike was worth around $200 when it was in the shop, five or six years ago.
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Old 07-27-05, 02:44 PM
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$60 ought to get you a full face helmet either on ebay or Jensons or Pricepoint. If your current bike has 2 wheels and rolls, just race that and upgrade when you can. Even though I'm a Haro fan, I think you'd just be throwing money away on that bike. It sounds like you're just a kid, in which case you ought to be able to build a bike that would hold up to some DJ action as well as be raceable. If you weigh 200 pounds, all bets are off.
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Old 07-27-05, 07:29 PM
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yea i am going to race my bike. i think i am getting a helmet from my freind for not much cash. i am a kid, but if you think i am like 10 im not. and i got a bit of money but i just bought a mtb and i need a new snowboard for this winter, AND i play paintball in the spring(which isnt the cheapest sport out there)

*and i am not over weight*
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Old 07-27-05, 08:53 PM
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zx108 do you like your zippo? I have one and i like it. I was just wondering.
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Old 07-27-05, 09:23 PM
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yea i like it, it is a little on the heavy side but i still like it. i made a couple mods to it.
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