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Old 03-17-2004, 10:43 PM   #1
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2nd Bike...WHich One for training?

I have a foes fly 8" travel bike, thinking of building a 2nd bike for me to hopefulyl get faster, smoother on and help build some endurance and stuff up. Also for bikeless buddies to ride...Woudl it make sense to get a 4-5" Dually bike with a SC fork? Or go with a Hardtail and a 5" SC fork...
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Old 03-17-2004, 10:54 PM   #2
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Old 03-17-2004, 11:03 PM   #3
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if you wanna get smoother get the HT , smoother lines = faster lines
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Old 03-17-2004, 11:03 PM   #4
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Ok well not so much smoother..but in better shape..and maybe faster on the trails
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Old 03-17-2004, 11:06 PM   #5
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If you want to get smoother and better technically, get a HT.

If you want to get faster (I know I'm going to get flamed for this but it's true) get a road bike.
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Old 03-17-2004, 11:57 PM   #6
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If you want to get smoother and better technically, get a HT.

If you want to get faster (I know I'm going to get flamed for this but it's true) get a road bike.
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Old 03-18-2004, 12:07 AM   #7
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I still like hardtails though!
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Old 03-18-2004, 12:10 AM   #8
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is that chain red or rusty?
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I can't say... Airborne Ranger just stole that on PB when he was gonna build up an 04 SX with a Dorado SC.

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Old 03-18-2004, 01:31 AM   #10
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Old 03-18-2004, 02:10 AM   #11
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HT with 6" Slider. After a couple of rides, you will do away with the big bike once and for all.
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is that chain red or rusty?
with the componentry of the bike , i thought it was kind of obvious
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with the componentry of the bike , i thought it was kind of obvious
That said, who makes a red chain?
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Old 03-18-2004, 03:39 AM   #14
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colour it with a paint pen.

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Old 03-18-2004, 04:02 AM   #15
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get yourself a nice all-mountain style HT...

you'll love having 2 different bikes...

it roks...
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