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    Pick a Frame Any Frame!

    I guess I don't know a dam thing and want some advice.
    I heard a lot of variations but not sure which story to believe.
    lol
    Some say I should get a 8" travel bike some say I should get a 4" travel bike.
    I have no clue, the people in my area use the range of 4-8 and none of them seems wrong, but which will be most right for me?

    I am a light weight guy who isn't very strong but full of energy, weigh 155 and stand 5-10.

    I ride trails with a lot of rocks and unforgiving ledges.
    You have to keep up speed and the front wheel or the big rocks & trees will send otb.
    There are a lot of uphill's with 1-2' tall rocks to hop up on the way.
    Need something that can go up and down the same gnarly all mountain sections with some drops up to 4 feet and some jumps here and there.
    I can't be so tired by the time I get to the top, that I'm un-safe taking on the down hill run. lol

    I am unlikely to buy a pre-built bike kit, so lets focus on the Frame not the latest kit-sale-price. I prefer to pick my components separately.


    Knolly Chilcoltin
    Trek Slash / Remedy
    Canfieldbrothers The-one
    GT Distortion / Force
    KONA PROCESS 153
    SP ENDURO EXPERT EVO (ooh)

    They all look good to this noob. haha
    Last edited by Trail_Blazer; 07-20-2013 at 09:43 PM.

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    you made another frame about the remedy and slash, either of those would fit the bill. remedy might be better because you are small.

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