1. The most important thing about buying a new bike is to make sure it fits. The only way you'll know if the bike is right for you is to size up the bike and make sure that the bike's geometry matches your body's geometry. Ask questions and do some research.
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2. If possible, try to find a shop that will let you demo the bike on real dirt. Five minutes in a parking lot won't cut it. You wouldn't buy a car without a real world test drive, and a bike should be no different.
3. Don't belive the hype. Just because your favorite rider or best friend rides a certain bike, that doesn't mean that's the best one for you. Have an open mind and be realistic about your needs and ability.
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  1. #1
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    Frames that have tapered headtube

    I just bought a tapered fork and didn't know and I will like to buy a frame for it any suggestions???
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  2. #2
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    It depends. What kind of riding do you plan on doing? What fork did you get?

  3. #3
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    I think almost all new frames have tapered headtubes.
    Quote Originally Posted by Fuglio View Post
    You guys suck im all bummed now

  4. #4
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    Frames that have tapered headtube

    I wouldn't say all do. I about bought a cannondale trail 5 and it didnt. My Raleigh talus sport does though.

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