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8/11/2013 11:55 PM

Hey, looking a picking up a beginner bike, more specifically this one.
For a beginner, how necessary is it that it has a full crmo frame? Would I be better off finding a different bike?

Specs of the above bike:

FRAME: CrMo TT, DT & CS, 1020 Hi-Ten / 20.6" TT / 13.25"CS / 75°HT
FORK: full 4130 CrMo fork, 1pc bulged CrMo steerer
BARS: full 4130 CrMo bar, 8" height
GRIPS: new Salt "Team" grips
STEM: new Salt Expert full CNC Alloy front loading stem
HEADSET: Salt int. headset, cartridge type
GYRO: NO / holes for removable gyro tabs
LEVER: Salt "Moto" Alloy brake lever
BRAKES: Salt "Moto" Alloy u-brake rear
CRANKS: Salt AM tubular 3pc crank CrMo 175mm, 8 spline
BB: Salt mid size BB, press fit, sealed bearing
PEDALS: éclat "Surge" PC pedals
CHAIN: Salt AM chain, 510H type
SPROCKET: Salt Plus 6061 T6 Alloy, CNC, 25T sprocket
DRIVER: 9T 1-piece cassette driver, sealed bearing
FRONT HUB: new Salt AM hub, sealed bearing 3/8"s, 36H low flange
REAR HUB: new Salt AM cassette hub, sb, 9T, 14mm axle, 36H
FRONT RIM: new Salt AM aero single wall rim, 36H, colored anodized
REAR RIM: Salt Plus straight double wall rim, 36H, colored anod.
SEAT: wethepeople "Block" Pivotal slim seat
SEAT POST: Salt Pivotal seat post, Steel, 155mm
SEAT CLAMP: new Salt AM Alloy seat clamp
TIRES: Salt tires "Pitch Raw" 2.25" front / "Pitch Flow" 2.1" rear
PEGS: new Salt AM Steel pegs (1 pair)
WEIGHT: 11.3kg/24.97lbs w/o pegs


8/11/2013 11:58 PM

Yes it is necessary unless you want to buy a new frame after you learn to 180.


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8/12/2013 10:39 AM

you'll be fine


It’s all bmx