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Old 06-20-04, 11:41 AM
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This one is for all of us who spend boat loads on our 2 wheelers...so much so that when your friends and family find out how much you spent they remark..."you spent what!!...and it doesn't have a motor??"

ok for my s-works
$4600 out the door at the lbs (had to pay a bit extra for the zebra striped sella italia flight TT saddle and the Chris King Head Set)

I am now seirously considering a Tomac Revolver Ti aswell...$6000+
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Old 06-20-04, 11:46 AM
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Roast - 1700 stock on sale
With many upgrades - 3500ish in total

Bighit - 1900 stock on sale
With upgrades - 2700 maybe

Total outgoings to bikes 6200$ cdn approx 4200 american I guess.
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Old 06-20-04, 01:17 PM
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$1,999 for the Stumpy
About $1,200 in upgrades
Grand total of about $3,200

I'm considering selling the bike this winter as I have my sights set on a Blur
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Old 06-20-04, 04:59 PM
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$370 out the door at the bike shop. Add the upgrades, and you get $1310. Talk about a nice Trek 4300.
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Old 06-20-04, 05:10 PM
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1800 on RM Pipeline
2600 with upgrades

1000 on Echo Team Mod Trials bike
1400 with upgrades

1500 on PX Zebdi

O dollars on Trek 4300 converted Single Speed
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Old 06-20-04, 05:16 PM
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$2100 on FSR + about $1300 in upgrades which includes disc brakes, tires etc...

$350 for the Dragon frame and about $150 in labor to get the parts switched over from the FSR
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Old 06-20-04, 05:21 PM
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$500 Canadian on Iron Horse hardtail, 0$ in upgrades.

<-- Saving up for a stumpjumper.
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Old 06-20-04, 05:56 PM
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2000 on NRS
between 1300-1500 in upgrades.
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Old 06-20-04, 07:12 PM
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Soma Groove frame, with rigid Soma fork, outfitted with Shimano XT= $1430.00 Then I replaced the saddle with a very old Brooks B-62 and paid $10.70 for a new seatpost. But the Brooks Saddle came of a very old Ralegh that I bought for $20.00 and sold on Craigslist for $35.00, so the total price I'd say was $1430.00
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Old 06-20-04, 07:21 PM
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My latest Bike, a HARO X2 was $940. Add the upgrades I already had, and it's value is now about $1300.

That includes Hayes DH hydraulic disc brakes (8"), Clipless pedals, a race seat, along with Sun's Rhino Lite rims, and tire upgrades.... Not to mention the air assist pre-load on my 'zocchi Pro forks.

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Old 06-20-04, 07:25 PM
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I probably have the most expensive hardtail here as of today. Ordered a king steel set today for $130 and ordered a Thomson Seat post for $80. Was at $4,500 before those, now I am up to $4,710. Then there is my Stab Primo, which is 2,400 and is still just frame, fork, headset.
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Old 06-20-04, 11:29 PM
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I can't say, but it wasn't anywhere near the $1630 retail on my '04 Stumphumper HT Comp

God bless Employee Purchase
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Old 06-21-04, 01:42 AM
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$1650 for bighit comp, plus about $500-$600 in upgrades. This is Aussie dollars.
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Old 06-21-04, 01:50 AM
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Well retail on my Breezer Jet Stream is $1900, however I just sold it for $400. My KHS Team HT would retail for about $2100. My wifes SS would retail at about $600 and her geared MTB at around $1800.
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$7 dollars.
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4500$ :d
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$7 dollars.

$7???? Is this a typo or are you just being stupid?
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Originally Posted by anthonaut
$7???? Is this a typo or are you just being stupid?
$7? wouldn't you? or are you a fool?

saw one this eve for $0, if it there tomorrow i'll ask. Re-cycle that.
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I have not spent a cent on my mtb's. Since what ever I do to the rigs benifits ME, that means I am actually spending the money on my self

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I have not spent a cent on my mtb's. Since what ever I do to the rigs benifits ME, that means I am actually spending the money on my self

Well put. AS for me, I don't wanna even think about how much I ve spent. I will get me depressed and all.
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Mindbogger You spend too much
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Too Much that's for sure!

Just in the last year, I've spent close to $3,000 on parts for my various bikes. Figure another $1,000 on supplies and clothing.

Purchasesin the last year include a new cassette, new chain, new cables/housing, new brake pads, new pedals (x's 2), new frame (Enduro SX), new frame/fork (IronHorse Sinister and Z1), new cranks (Truvative Hussefelt), new fork (another z1), new wheels (Rhino Lites), and a new rim when I tacoed the front, new headsets (x's 2 both Chris Kings), new front derailleurs (x's 2), new grips (x's 2), new handlebars, new seatpost, new saddle, new stem (one RF Diabolous, one Thomson), a couple sets of tires and countless tubes!

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Old 06-21-04, 11:37 AM
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letís see... i bought my norco fluid3 for $1050cad new off ebay. bought a load of new parts to upgrade to over the winter... installed some, still have some sitting in a box waiting to replace parts when they break or whenever i feel like putting them on. these include:

- front & back derailleurs, shifters (all xt)
- lock on grips
- holzfeller cranks (double w/rockguard) & some truvativ dh bb (not the gigapipe).
- holzfeller stem (came with specialized bighit oversized bar Ė off ebay)
- truvativ xr seatpost
- fizik nisene saddle
- tioga dh 2.3s

total spent on parts for upgrade, roughly $550cad (i think)... more parts to come too. just gotta take a break on the spending if i donít want my wife to kill me. heh.

iíve also spent a quite a bit on various stuff like tubes, tools (like tire levers, multitool, frame pump, etc.), a dakine hydration pack, 661 armour and fullface, and some other things.

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Rasheed,

Gotta say, 1600$ total for that bike is a steal. You are killing the deals. That would be one sweet ride
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Old 06-21-04, 11:53 AM
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Rasheed,

Gotta say, 1600$ total for that bike is a steal. You are killing the deals. That would be one sweet ride
yeah, now if only my bikemech friend would return my rear wheel (that heís supposed to be truing for me and stuff) i could go out and ride... i havenít really ridden since the winter weather really started to bite ... i mean, when the weather started to get warm here, i was able to go for one short ride looking for some new trails near where i live (but couldn't find any decent ones), took a couple runs down this small ski hill they got here and found some dirt jumps that i hit up for a bit - which was fun being it was my first time on djs... i didnít really consider it my first real ride of the season... so iím really, really itchiní to go out and hit some of the trails i rode last year.

i also need to get a new set of brakes... these hayes mechs are killing me. you werenít kidding when you said they sucked.
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