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Old 06-06-06, 11:10 AM
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Which bike to get?

I don't know which bike to get. I have been looking at the Kona Shred http://www.konaworld.com/shopping_ca...1&parentid=253 and the Cannondale Chase 3 http://www.cannondale.com/bikes/06/C...del-6FSD3.html. The things that have me torn on the Kona is that I can't test ride it. Do you guys think that the chain would come off when I jumped or bunny hop with it? My only problem with the cannondale is that it doesn't have a front brake. Do I really need a front brake? Im gonna be doing everything with this bike such as downhill, jumps, drops and street. The bikes are only about a $10. Thanks in advance.
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Old 06-06-06, 11:44 AM
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If you are going to be doing downhill, street and drops then you definitely need a front brake. The front brake does 80% of the work.
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Oh, if they are only $10 I would go ahead and buy a few of them.
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Go with the kona forsure. One of my friends brook 3 chase frames in 4 months (all on warrenty) right by the headtube.
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I'd get the Kona.
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I'm with lowcel. Get as many as you can afford of both for 10$. Then mark them up and sell them.
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