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What do you think of this bike for mountain biking?

Old 05-05-05, 10:21 PM
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What do you think of this bike for mountain biking?

https://www.harobikes.com/bmx/sx-24.php
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Old 05-05-05, 11:01 PM
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you know this is a bmx thread right? You should post mtb questions on a mtb thread. I think it would work you just might want some different tires.
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That's a BMX cruiser, not a MTB.
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Old 05-06-05, 03:53 AM
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What do you think of this bike for mountain biking?

https://www.harobikes.com/bmx/sx-24.php
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Old 05-06-05, 05:20 AM
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Regardless of how foolish the question might be, I'll answer it. Slap on some Maxxis Max Daddy's, and give it a go. I race that same bike, but I think it would be ok for some light MTB work. No jumps unless you know how to land well. It would also be hard work with a single speed. For just playing around, it wouldn't be too bad. Just remember, it was designed to be light and rigid for racing, and won't be much fun for long rides. Unless I'm riding someplace to practice, mine only gets ridden about 45 seconds at a time. I just got my wife a cruiser too, for a bit of cross training.
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Old 05-06-05, 05:24 AM
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I replied to the same post you did in the BMX forum.
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Old 05-06-05, 05:47 AM
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Probably a good call if your short and into ss. My son uses his backtrail x1 when we go out together. Not a good idea to post the same Question in two forums, if a mod doesn't get you Rayin will.
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Old 05-06-05, 05:53 AM
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You would'nt frame a house with a trim hammer would you?
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Myabe he can only afford one hammer?
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Old 05-06-05, 06:58 AM
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Who's Rayin?
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It doesn't look great for mountain biking.
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Old 05-06-05, 07:53 AM
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funny i thought we were in a BMX forum......oh well maybe im on drugs....
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yea it dosent look good for mtb.
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not that good..............It just seems like it would be really hard ride and it is not ment for mt biking anyways..isnt it a racing bmx?
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I wouldn't recommend that bike for any mt. biking. There are no gears, which makes it useless in hilly terrain where you really need the lower gearing for going up the serious hills and dealing with the obstacles that go along with it. That's half of what makes good mountain bikes good.

The bike itself is of reasonable quality and will work fine as a 'just riding around' type of bike. It'll work fine for some level or downhill riding. But, it isn't a mountain bike, so for the varied terrain that goes along with actual mountain biking, there are far better choices.
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dont get a mtb without shox
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Old 05-06-05, 12:55 PM
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its damn ugly too!
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If you ride in Austin, Tx. I'd have to say the Na-no. There is no way your going to be able to ride that sucker on any of the trails except for the mail loop at Walnut or the Townlake Hike-n-Bike trail. No way you'd survive at Emma Long or the Greenbelt. Sorry bub
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Old 05-06-05, 02:26 PM
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My favorite mtb doesn't have shocks or gears.
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Originally Posted by harov3
Probably a good call if your short and into ss. My son uses his backtrail x1 when we go out together. Not a good idea to post the same Question in two forums, if a mod doesn't get you Raiyn will.
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I merged the two threads

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Thank you Marty
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Originally Posted by austin-rider
Who's Rayin?
He's you know, that guy..... The one who usually helps people out and gives a pretty good answer on this forum.
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Originally Posted by crashnburn
He's you know, that guy..... The one who usually helps people out and gives a pretty good answer on this forum.
.....and who doesn't like his handle misspelled.....
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Originally Posted by crashnburn
He's you know, that guy..... The one who usually helps people out and gives a pretty good answer on this forum.
That's funny!
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