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04-11-21, 08:50 PM
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Posted By HerrKaLeun

Depends on if you can live with the old geometry....

Depends on if you can live with the old geometry. Even the younger used bike can have outdated geometry (outdated for its time)

Geometry and fit is everything and can't be upgraded.
04-11-21, 08:38 PM
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Posted By Canker

With a hard tail it matters less than a full...

With a hard tail it matters less than a full squish. Plus with a XC hardtail geo hasn't changed drastically, they are bit slacker and all pretty much 29ers these days but still pretty much the same....
04-11-21, 08:25 PM
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Posted By 70sSanO

It all depends on what you plan to ride. On...

It all depends on what you plan to ride. On relatively casual beginner trails, then it is not a big deal to buy an older bike. Try to find one that has not been ridden much. Upgraded components can...
04-10-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,445
Posted By hokiefyd

One YouTube channel you may be interested in,...

One YouTube channel you may be interested in, ccollins3890 is KevCentral (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_mxl2kDiu-Ls_m7dR5qjtw). He reviews a lot of big-box bikes and these genre has really...
04-10-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,148
Posted By MRT2

Eventually, yes. Enthusiasm for cycling goes in...

Eventually, yes. Enthusiasm for cycling goes in waves. Last year the pandemic caused a mini cycling boom as people stopped going to gyms and were looking for an outdoor activity they could do and...
04-10-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 34
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Posted By Midnight Blue

Bike Shortage Conundrum - Can't Demo, Need Guidance on Selecting the Right Bike

Glad I found this community. Having read numerous posts, it sure seems that the members here are well informed and like to share their experiences. Hopeful to get some solid recommendations for my...
04-09-21, 09:01 AM
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Posted By daverup

Hello and welcome, I think the previous advise...

Hello and welcome,
I think the previous advise about visiting your LBS is good. One thing you might not be aware of is the newer geometry of some hybrid bikes. They might not be the best choice for...
04-08-21, 06:57 PM
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Views: 1,445
Posted By hokiefyd

If your use is as mixed as it sounds, then I'd...

If your use is as mixed as it sounds, then I'd buy a basic hard tail mountain bike, something like a Trek Marlin, Giant Talon, something like that. Here's my MTB that I mostly use as a hybrid.
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