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Old 05-24-07, 11:28 PM
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Help me choose my new frame.

I'm fed up with finding a frame and putting it on my list, thats why you guys are going to choose one for me. I do VERY light street, mostly ramps and light park. I don't need a burly frame as I am smooth, and the lighter the better. I am pegless at the moment and I doubt I will stick them back on.

Choices are, in order of best to worst:
Sputnic Satelight.
FBM Stairmaster.
FBM The Joint.
Sputnic Stratocaster.
Superstar Light My Fire.
FBM Autopilot.
Kink Freebird.
FBM Capone.
The Take One True Avenue.
Fly Mosca.
SMPL Debut.

Choose or suggest me something else, expect this thread to be bumped a lot. Top tubes must be between 20.125-20.5
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Old 05-24-07, 11:31 PM
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smpl engima doesnt make the list? i personally would get the stairmaster.
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Old 05-24-07, 11:38 PM
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Sunday?
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Old 05-24-07, 11:39 PM
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I've been over my thought on the Sunday frames plenty of times on here. SMPL Enigma is nice, but to big.
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Old 05-25-07, 12:04 AM
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Just saying that because you have/had a sunday sticker on one of your bikes
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Old 05-25-07, 12:16 AM
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Ya, I like their components, but I wont run one of their frames.
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Old 05-25-07, 02:53 AM
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Superstar light my fire if thats the one with the 4mm drops
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Old 05-25-07, 09:01 AM
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Fly Mosca if you will eventually run pegs, and that thing holds up to everything. If you really want something that much lighter, get one of the Sputnics, depending on whether or not you want gyro tabs.
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If you plan on never putting pegs back on, then I'd suggest the Mutiny Burlish. Another one I'd suggest is the Mutiny Nocturnal. Still could run pegs if you wanted, steep head tube angle for nose manual madness, and a tear droped dent resistant down tube. Out of your choices I'd go with the Stairmaster, the Joint, the One True Ave, or the Debut, but I'd also add the enegma to that list as its such a nice frame and it's shortest length is only .5" longer then you said you'd like. But thats not hard to get used to, and you may even thank yourself for going longer.
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Old 05-25-07, 04:16 PM
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Mutiny Nocturnal is THE ugliest frame out.

Get a Metal Rebel Contendor!!!!
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Originally Posted by eightdip
Get a Metal Rebel Contendor!!!!
Ew.

Go for one of the FBM frames or the Take. The Joint looks good.
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How is the nocturnal ugly... It looks like every other frame out, but the down tube just looks thicker from the side.
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Downtube looks horrible.
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Old 05-26-07, 05:23 PM
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it just looks a little thicker... lol
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Fit Hawk?
Hoffman BAMA?
S&M LAF?
S&M Stricker?

I'd go a "stricker" or a "stairmaster" or and "LAF"
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Originally Posted by FuzzyRyder
it just looks a little thicker... lol
It's not thicker, it's ovalized.

Originally Posted by callumrides
Fit Hawk?
Hoffman BAMA?
S&M LAF?
S&M Stricker?
Bama and Stricker are both great frames. The LAF has weird looking dropouts, and the Hawk is way too weak.
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Hmmm quite a few LAF's have snapped recently around here
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Originally Posted by KinetikBiker
It's not thicker, it's ovalized.
I know that. That what I said if you read my post. I just said it LOOKS thicker from a side angle.
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I'll most likely br ordering within the next week.

Final choices are (in order again):

Sputnic Satelight.
FBM Joint.
Kink Freebird
FBM Stairmaster
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i still say stairmaster
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Stairmaster or joint
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FBM Joint.
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One more question, I know the Kink Freebird is still for sale as is the Superstar Light My Fire, but I cannot find them for sale on any mailorders. Little help on that?

Especially the Superstar.
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Old 05-28-07, 04:37 PM
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who cares, just get the joint and smoke it.
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I care.
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