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Old 11-19-05, 03:30 AM
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is this a good buy or not?

http://images.marketworks.com/fullVi...3/cimg3389.jpg

it's on ebay for 40

so what do you guys think
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Old 11-19-05, 02:32 PM
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no
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Old 11-19-05, 02:44 PM
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Originally Posted by philipalli
it's on ebay for 40

40 = $68.66 American Dollars
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Old 11-19-05, 09:24 PM
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your getting an awesome deal full suspension and DISC BRAKES! You cant go wrong!
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Old 11-19-05, 11:46 PM
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"Bullfighter" is a stretch. Bull-something else maybe...
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Old 11-19-05, 11:52 PM
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Hmm, you should really tell its specs cause from the price
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Old 11-19-05, 11:55 PM
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Hmm, you should really tell its specs cause from the price it doenst really seem that promising. And i can assure you that this bike will be heavy cause the component is from its own except for its driveterrain (thats also not sure). For the price its much better for you to get a hardtail cause i have learned that never buy a cheap full suspension bike cause its freakin heavy and freakin slow unless u have a professional riders leg.
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Old 11-20-05, 12:20 AM
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Who cares, it's basically $70!
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Old 11-20-05, 12:27 AM
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$70 of crap.
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Old 11-20-05, 12:33 AM
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It could be used as a beater bike or commuter... nah it does look like a pile of crap.
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Old 11-20-05, 01:14 AM
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well if u are not cycling uphill or downhill so it does not matter but if you are thinking of going competition or cycling uphill or something different, go out and find a better manufacturer or at least a hardtail
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Old 11-20-05, 01:27 AM
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Send me the 70$. The bike wont work longer than 2 weeks and this way you wont get hurt riding it.
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Old 11-20-05, 02:21 AM
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I dont know this is a tuff one. Torpedo forks arnt the best. I had one and had a few problems with it, was leaking, cusomer service was really good though and they sent me a new one. The bike is a little heavy some where up of 50 lbs but it gets great momentum for going down hills. Had a few problems with the wheel tacoing after going off the curb but thats about it. I say go for it if you want a bike to take off some sweet jumps into a lake.
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Old 11-20-05, 02:23 AM
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okay i'll give it a miss.
But what would a saracen havoc be like for jumping, as my step-dad has offered me his if i find him a half decent one for general riding
what bike would you recommend him??
i'm thinking a gt or somthing as i've heard there quite good
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Old 11-20-05, 02:23 AM
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$70 full suspension? This is the kind of performance you can expect:

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Old 11-20-05, 03:40 AM
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I think saracen are a UK-only brand, so you may find more info in a UK based forum. I have heard of them but what I have heard is only so-so and second hand. Let your dad get his own bike and save your pounds for a good one of your own. Save up, look for a good name brand bike second hand, preferably not from ebay, you should ride before you buy. Have a look at the around 500$ bike thread, its been going so long that most of the bikes in there are available second hand now.
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Old 11-20-05, 04:23 AM
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for 40 i would go for it, its not exactly like your spending alot.
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Old 11-20-05, 11:48 AM
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SARACEN XCELL- 100-4hours to go
GIANT ACID '04- 100- 4hours to go
GT AGGRESSOR-10.00-reserve not met-5days to go
Fuji Outland-200 reserve-
Shogun gate crasher -150-reserve not met-i day to go

these are some iv'e been looking at. Need a reply quick on the best oen to get.
there all around the same price mark, the fugi is probally the dearest outta the lot.

So please reply on the best one to get
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Old 11-20-05, 11:56 AM
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Buy a CD instead. Earn some nice interest.
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Old 11-20-05, 12:12 PM
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i'm still want a bike to ride, cos i'm lazy and refuse to walk.
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Old 11-20-05, 01:01 PM
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get the fuji
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Old 11-20-05, 01:19 PM
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just rung my step dad, the fugi is too dearso i'm looking at the giant and it has 2 1/2 hours to go
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Old 11-20-05, 03:27 PM
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Originally Posted by philipalli
just rung my step dad, the fugi is too dearso i'm looking at the giant and it has 2 1/2 hours to go
Newbies shouldn't buy bikes they havn't ridden. Especially over the net.
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Old 11-20-05, 04:04 PM
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Extra parts.
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Old 11-21-05, 10:57 AM
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Originally Posted by harov3
Newbies shouldn't buy bikes they havn't ridden. Especially over the net.
i know the good and bad makes, but i'm not repairing my shogun just to jump and break it.. i want a good strong bike that can handle abuse
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