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    New bike suggestions

    I have 3k to spend and currently have a 29er ht I am looking for a 29er full suspension bike. I ride hawes/pemberton/usery/mcdowell/t100 normally. Any suggestions on what to get? I was thinking going tallboy rxc /anthem x1 but open to a more aggressive trail bike as long as its not a hog on the uphills.

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    Re: New bike suggestions

    Yeti sb95. Never ridden one but if I were looking for a big wheeled bike I personally would start there....but I'm a yeti whore. So.....ya

    Rage should have one you can throw a leg over.
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    I need it to be closer to the bottom of 3k.. It looks like the sb95 enduro is around 3800

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    Re: New bike suggestions

    Quote Originally Posted by AZHawesRider View Post
    I need it to be closer to the bottom of 3k.. It looks like the sb95 enduro is around 3800
    Ouch! I had no idea. Can you swap parts to a frame or is a full build the only option?

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    check ebay on deals for santa cruz tallboy or pivot 429 - good on uphill and relatively light -

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    Full build is the only option

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    I recommend looking into an aluminum Rip 9. most retailers are clearing 2012 frames for 1245. I was able to pick up an X7 build for $3000 when the frames were running 1650.

    A used 429 would also be in your budget and is an awesome full sprung XC bike.

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    Kona Satori seems like a good deal. 3100 gets you a complete bike with dropper and all... Also Santa Cruz Superlight 29 can be had for cheap and leave you with some room to upgrade some parts if you wanted.
    The secret to mountain biking is pretty simple. The slower you go the more likely it is you’ll crash.
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    New bike suggestions

    Specialized Camber. Can't go wrong!

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