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Old 04-22-08, 07:44 PM
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Yeah Yeah, Find me a bike, bla bla

So I am not new to riding, I used to MTN bike some, and I road bike a lot now. I entered a Mtn bike race coming up in 2 months and need to get a bike for it. What are my options besides craigslisting? I am looking to stay on the cheaper end for sure as I dont really know how much I will use it otherwise. What are some of the better entry level bikes? Also what should i stay away from. Thanks!
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Old 04-22-08, 07:58 PM
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Next Team Race. Hard to find, but so worth it.
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Old 04-22-08, 08:04 PM
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Next Team Race. Hard to find, but so worth it.

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Any mountain bike in your LBSes that fits you and your budget.
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Any mountain bike in your LBSes that fits you and your budget.
you guys are really helpful
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Originally Posted by entukay View Post
you guys are really helpful
He gave a serious answer.

Let's see. You gave no information about what type of bike you would like, nor what your price range is, except a subjective, poorly defined term of "cheap end".

Don't be another helpless child on the internet. Usually in forums, start with stickies.
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Old 04-23-08, 07:38 AM
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Originally Posted by entukay View Post
you guys are really helpful
Here's a helpful answer. Buy a baseball bat. Why, you ask? The answer is simple. You arrive at your race in 2 months with a bat, but no bike. You walk over to where all of the guys with their really nice bikes are. You beat the sh*t out of one of them with your bat. You have acquired a nice bike with the only outlay being the cost of the bat.
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Here's a helpful answer. Buy a baseball bat. Why, you ask? The answer is simple. You arrive at your race in 2 months with a bat, but no bike. You walk over to where all of the guys with their really nice bikes are. You beat the sh*t out of one of them with your bat. You have acquired a nice bike with the only outlay being the cost of the bat.
Wait, did this bike stop being nice when you beat the sh*t out of it? Or does it's awesomeness transcend the condition of the bike?

Oh wait, I know, it must've been green.
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Beat the sh*t out of the rider. Not the bike. Do I have to make you a diagram?
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Beat the sh*t out of the rider. Not the bike. Do I have to make you a diagram?
Yes, I think that'd be rather pleasant.
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I'll map it out as soon as you tell me what "Gob Bless you" means.
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I'll map it out as soon as you tell me what "Gob Bless you" means.
For a near death experience?
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