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Old 10-21-09, 01:34 PM
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Check out my new ride... (pics)

Ended up getting rid of the Gary Fisher and went with the Giant XTC Two2One. Couldn't be happier, I just took it out for a ride and it was a blast. Here are some specs and pictures to follow....

17" frame
Rock Shox Recon Race fork
Mavic wheels with XT hub and Surly flip flop hub
Truvativ cranks w/ Surly sprockets
Michelin 2" Tires

I got the bike for only $400 and sold that 2000 Gary Fisher for $200. Everything is in excellent shape on the bike, I had a shop go through it too. Fork is less than a year old. I lucked out because the guy I got it from just bought an expensive snowboard setup and had to part with one of his 4 bikes.

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Old 10-21-09, 01:43 PM
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Good lookin' bike, enjoy!-$200 invested is a fine thing.
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Old 10-21-09, 02:13 PM
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Looks nice, but how well do those tires work off road, the look a bit, um, slick.
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Old 10-21-09, 03:54 PM
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Not sure, but i live downtown and ride on the pavement 90% of the time
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Originally Posted by kdoubleu84 View Post
Not sure, but i live downtown and ride on the pavement 90% of the time
Well, they look perfect for that.
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Old 10-21-09, 06:27 PM
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Congrats! what is that bike made for? Is it dirt jumping, park?

I ask because I really likeit.
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Old 10-22-09, 09:56 PM
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Im not sure what the initial intentions were since i bought it used and complete, but i use it mostly for urban since i live downtown. Once i get some cash (broke college student) for a car rack ill be hitting the trails. I use to race DH but when i go to the trails i will be doing freeride, jumps, etc.
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Old 10-23-09, 05:28 AM
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The XTC is a cross country bike. Be careful.
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Are they talking about spectators feeding the cyclists? You know, like don't feed the bears?
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Mmm... That XTC would be about perfect for the type of riding I want to do. As it is, I've got to baby my cheap bike to keep it in one piece... Or at least I will have to baby it... When it is back in one piece. Nice find.
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I like it...but looking at your "nose-down" saddle...do you feel as if you're sliding forward when you take your hands off the bars? Does it put extra pressure on your palms/wrists?

Just curious.

I've noticed that mine is usually level if not tilted a couple of degrees toward the rear these days.
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Looks close to level in the second pic. Last pic looks like the camera is tilted. Besides, Ed will critique anything. Probably watches porn to make sure that the boobies are even from one side to the other.

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