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8/11/2015 12:33 AM

I'm looking to buy a new bike as my current one is run down because of use. I'm very stuck between the United Supreme 2016 and the Sunday Pro AM 2015. They are both around the same price but I need to know what ya'll think of the brands and bikes over all. I prefer dirt but am looking to get better at street.

Links to bikes:

https://www.danscomp.com/products-BIKES/102646/2016_United_Supreme_Bike.html

https://www.danscomp.com/products-BIKES/102571/2015_Sunday_AM_Plus_Galaxy_Bike.html

Help please!!!!

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8/11/2015 1:04 AM
Edited Date/Time: 8/11/2015 1:05 AM

How tall are you? The United has a 20.25" top tube, while the Sunday is 20.75". That difference is pretty big as far as how it feels. I'm 5'10" and can't ride anything under 20.75" personally. Anything smaller is way too cramped and uncomfortable even with the bars literally straight up, but that was with an older 74.5 headtube so I can't really speak on the newer 75. I only went up to 75 degrees recently, but also went to a 21.125" top tube as well so the difference felt huge

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8/11/2015 1:20 AM

-Havok- wrote:

How tall are you? The United has a 20.25" top tube, while the Sunday is 20.75". That difference is pretty big as far as how it ...more

I'm 5 foot 9. So the United is to small?

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8/11/2015 1:56 AM
Edited Date/Time: 8/11/2015 2:20 AM

It's honestly personal preference, but I would think so. And depending on your age, you'll probably get taller, so it's good to think about that too when buying a frame or complete. That way you aren't neccessarily forced to upgrade in the near future like you would be if it was too small. Most pro bike checks and people I've seen around the same height seem to ride about the same size frames as well. And another thing to consider is that Sunday's frame is also hi-ten steel, where as chromoly would be the better option for strength

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8/11/2015 5:18 AM

I would look into saving the cash to upgrade what you have, or even check craigslist for a solid setup.
I searched Phoenix Craigslist and when to bikes, typed "bmx" and found like 10 that would be a budget saver. Some are even pretty mid level to higher end.

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8/11/2015 5:20 AM

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8/11/2015 5:34 AM

http://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/bik/5162561941.html

See if this dude will take a bit less (whatever you were gonna throw at a complete)? Maybe without the coaster the guy would cut you a solid deal?

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8/11/2015 5:37 AM

http://phoenix.craigslist.org/wvl/bik/5151992458.html


BUY THIS ONE.

After making sure it wasn't stolen.

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8/11/2015 6:03 AM

http://phoenix.craigslist.org/cph/bik/5142444860.html

BUY THIS FOR THE BACK WHEEL.

Seriously, brand new that back wheel would be pushing 250-300 bucks.

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8/11/2015 6:21 AM

dave lawrence wrote:

http://phoenix.craigslist.org/wvl/bik/5151992458.html


BUY THIS ONE.

After making sure it wasn't stolen.

That's a nice bike for the price!

And I'm also 5'9 and ride a 20.2 top tube. It's all preference.

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8/11/2015 12:13 PM
Edited Date/Time: 8/11/2015 12:40 PM

dave lawrence wrote:

http://phoenix.craigslist.org/wvl/bik/5151992458.html


BUY THIS ONE.

After making sure it wasn't stolen.

I'd go pick it up just to have it if I had the extra cash. Once again assuming it isn't stolen. The trade for computer parts thing has me confused a bit tho. I can't see someone with a bike like that making that trade for some reason. And I don't think that red Cult cost $1700+ to build tbh. Maybe if it had Gsport wheels on it and everything was brand new, full price including tax. I like that Haro except for the white walls/seat and the Perfect 10's! But the frame isn't full chromoly and the dropouts look a little weak with the way they're designed and welded on the ends of the tubing like that

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8/11/2015 12:35 PM

dave lawrence wrote:

http://phoenix.craigslist.org/wvl/bik/5151992458.html


BUY THIS ONE.

After making sure it wasn't stolen.

-Havok- wrote:

I'd go pick it up just to have it if I had the extra cash. Once again assuming it isn't stolen. The trade for computer parts ...more

I'd guess stolen or taken as collateral for a trade or debt owed. Clearly the dude knows jack about it.

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8/11/2015 12:42 PM
Edited Date/Time: 8/11/2015 12:47 PM

dave lawrence wrote:

I'd guess stolen or taken as collateral for a trade or debt owed. Clearly the dude knows jack about it.

That's what I was thinking too. Feel bad for whoever lost it either way. Like I said, I'd go pick it up right now if I had the extra cash(and the TT size). I'm actually driving thru Buckeye tonight on my way to Cali for the next couple days. Lol. I think it's a sign...

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8/11/2015 12:50 PM

I'm 6'3" and rode 20.5",20.75", even a 20" tt and they all felt pretty much the same I have a 20.5 as we speak. I've seen the united in person and it felt good to me at 6'3" but somebody the same height or less may not like it. It's all preference some people can feel the difference between a quarter inch shorter and longer but I can't

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8/13/2015 12:49 AM

If your current bike is getting tun down why not just upgrade the parts??

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8/13/2015 8:07 PM
Edited Date/Time: 8/13/2015 8:09 PM

honestly i dont like united because they always break, 3 of my friends had parts break within a couple months, it got to the point were they were so fed up with parts breaking and there bike just general not being very good that they gave up on BMX. they dont even ride hard because they are just above beginners level. now i only have 1 friend to ride with and lucky he doesn't a united! go with the Sunday even though some of the bikes i have hurd break easy but they generaly have 1 year warranty... if you want a bike that will last you years considering you dont just leave you're bike ourside every day in the rain and stuff then get a wethepeople, i have never hurd in my town of a wethepeople bike breaking or being bad... i have one my self and i have had no problems what soever in almost 3 years without replacing parts apart from grips. its the best bike i have ever ridden and the only problem that people have with them is that they seem to cost a bit more, but for what you're getting its almost allways a really good price!

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