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2/15/2012 1:49 PM

I want to start to get into it. I was wondering what type of bike to get. i wanna do jumps and big drops so what bike style bike should i get? (I know nothing at all about mountain biking)

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2/15/2012 2:03 PM

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my old norco

downhill bikes dont work on like dirt jumps unless u mean biiig gaps etc. theyr too long for short kickers. my norco was like 7 or 8 feet long

i recommend getting something like a norco between 06 onwards or a kona of some description.
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2/15/2012 2:18 PM

Verde. wrote: [LINK TO IMAGE]

my old norco

downhill bikes dont work on like dirt jumps unless u mean biiig gaps etc. theyr too long for short kickers. my norco was like 7 or 8 feet long

i recommend getting something like a norco between 06 onwards or a kona of some description.

is that for like jumping and just riding?

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2/15/2012 2:20 PM

go over to the vital mtb site, but I would only have a hardtail or one with a rear lockout shock, you lose too much of your pedaling power. get a dj

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2/15/2012 2:35 PM

no man u dont " jump " dh bikes as i said. theyr too long and heavy. the only way to jump dh bikes is if theyr big long gaps or huge kickers.

i suggest u watch on youtube - cedric gracia, sam hill ( pure downhill riders )

thomas vanderham, cam zinc ( free riders = big drops, huuuuge jumps and gaps )

and this edit. decide what u prefer most then il help u out

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2/15/2012 6:05 PM

Verde. wrote: [LINK TO IMAGE]

my old norco

downhill bikes dont work on like dirt jumps unless u mean biiig gaps etc. theyr too long for short kickers. my norco was like 7 or 8 feet long

i recommend getting something like a norco between 06 onwards or a kona of some description.

that thing is sick

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2/15/2012 6:14 PM

get this, you aint down.
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2/15/2012 6:16 PM

I hate big bikes! they feel really awkward.

carry on!

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2/15/2012 6:21 PM

Sigh.What type of riding do you plan on doing?

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2/15/2012 8:34 PM

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get this, you aint down.
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My retarded ass would keep going off bigger shit till I broke it. I broke my last mtn bike, which is y I came back to bmx bikes. And cause they're AWESOME!!!!!

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2/15/2012 8:41 PM

Get a scott voltage fr, great freeride bike that can take big hits but it also good for dirt jumps.

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2/16/2012 7:06 AM

Specialized P1 or P2

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2/16/2012 8:33 AM

look up the haro steel reserve

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2/16/2012 11:04 AM

Big bikes feel awkward if u get the wrong size. My norco felt small and nimble. I say get something with 7 to 8 inch travel and single crown forks. That way u can do a bit of everythin.

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2/16/2012 5:23 PM

What bike you get depends mostly on what style of riding you want to do and whats available in your area.

Theres downhill bikes which are meant to be used on downhill tracks, they arent made to be jumped but they can be used on gaps or drops. I would only get one if you live in an area with alot of mountains or if you have downhill trails near you.
An example of one:
http://www.jamisbikes.com/usa/thebikes/fullsuspension/dakarbam/12_dakarbam.html[/url

Another type is a dirtjump bike (26 inch bmx bike with or without suspension). These are used to ride bmx trails and to ride street. An advantage to them is that they are softer and smoother to ride than a bmx bike. They work on smaller drops but not downhill courses.
An example of one:
[url=http://www.nsbikes.com/2012/bikes/metropolis-1.html]http://www.nsbikes.com/2012/bikes/metropolis-1.html



Your best bet is to find out what kind of trails you have in the area and buy a cheap/used bike to try them out on, If you are going to buy a new bike look at jamis bikes because they have great prices and a lifetime warrenty on their frames.

A free ride bike is made for downhill trails that have jumps on them, they would not work very well on bmx trails.
An example:
http://www.transitionbikes.com/Bikes_TR250.cfm



And finally the last bike is a cross country bike. There are multiple kinds, full suspension, hardtail, 29er, single speed, ect.
These are used for longer distance trail rides. Some bmxers find it to be boring but cross country is one of my favorite things to do.
An example:
http://www.jamisbikes.com/usa/thebikes/fullsuspension/dakarxcr/12_dakarxcr29pro.html

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2/16/2012 6:00 PM

thats what i was trying to establish by making him watch those riders. need to find out what u wanna ride before u buy. mtb is waaaay wider than BMX

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2/17/2012 4:56 AM

I want to do riding where it's downhill and has jumps and drops. It that freeriding?

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