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Old 12-14-04, 08:20 PM
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I am looking to buy a bike but I don't know what I want to spend. First of all I'm 25 about 165 and I don't know about comfort or whatever. I don't know what size to look for I see alot of 20" is that a good enough size ? Help me out.....
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Old 12-14-04, 08:30 PM
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Are you look for BMX,MTB, or one of them sissy french bikes, if you're looking for BMX got with 20" cause most of them are 20" except a few dirt or race bikes wich are 24, and there are a few 16 inch bikes too. I have honestly no idea about MTB, or pansy lil french bikes, pick out what your most comfortable on thats all i can say, also here are the few bands to stay away from, ANYTHING AT WALMART, Mongooses under $300, and pretty much everything under $300. Thats all i can tell you.
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Old 12-14-04, 08:50 PM
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my bike was less than $300

i guess its not that good
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Old 12-15-04, 12:23 PM
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Originally Posted by FireTeamCharlie
pansy lil french bikes
hey dont knock on road bikes, ride a fixed gear and call it pansy.. Go on. And lil is a pretty pansyish word amd 27" wheels are not "lil" compared to 20".
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Old 12-15-04, 12:52 PM
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I just call em that cause my gay uncle rides em. And cause their lil tire(width wise)
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Old 12-15-04, 07:46 PM
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first of all how tall are you. that pretty much detrmines the top tube that your going to need. and try to stay away from all mogooses.
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Old 12-16-04, 08:16 PM
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5'10"
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Old 12-16-04, 09:34 PM
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Well, you definitely want something with at least a 20.5" top tube.
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Old 12-17-04, 05:40 PM
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im 5' 10" too and i ride a 20.75"
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Im 6'0 and rode on a lil 82 gt for a long time it has like a 17 inch top tube :-/
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