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Old 08-23-09, 10:21 AM
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Huh?

http://cgi.ebay.com/Diamondback-XTS-...3286.m63.l1177

I thought they were all 4-bar.
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Old 08-23-09, 10:53 AM
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wow. weird.


still, the FS bike is simply a motocross bike without the petroleum-based engine.

with all thus response to extreme terrain, it seems that an FS is just a comfort bike on steroids...(just joshing you).

one day i'll salivate for one of these. but they really are ugly
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Old 08-23-09, 11:02 AM
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I think it "looks" PIMP.
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Originally Posted by chelboed View Post
I think it "looks" PIMP.
that's cool

i admit, i'd rather ride it than look at it

but afford it????
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Old 08-23-09, 11:21 PM
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That must have been some export model XTS Moto. Every XTS Moto I've known of, in their 4-year production run from 2003 - 2006 were the familiar plumber's nightmare faux-bars that Ed spoke of:

2003:



2006:

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Yep, just looks like a U.K. model. Basic single pivot Bullit clone.

http://www.diamondback.co.uk/range.aspx?ID=12

Looks decent, but nothing special. A bit overpriced for what you'd be getting there, IMO. The single crown XTS looks like a fun bike. So does building up the Sabbath frame kit.
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Wow scrub...according to that site...the frame comes with it's own "upper stanchions"

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Originally Posted by scrublover View Post
Yep, just looks like a U.K. model. Basic single pivot Bullit clone . . . Looks decent, but nothing special. A bit overpriced for what you'd be getting there, IMO.
Ouch! That is spendy for what it is. Being a Bullit-clone, it at least it stands a chance of being more capable of what it's intended for than the original Moto.
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