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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Thread: Intense Bike?

  1. #1
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    Jun 2014

    Intense Bike?

    Ok, so I'm new to Intense and have been looking for a dh/fr bike on pinkbike when I came across a Uzzi vpx soo umm.. *cough is it worth it?
    Intense Uzzi vpx 2007
    Breaks- avid juicy 5
    Thompson seat post
    Rear shock- manitou
    Front suspension- manitou Travis
    Sun rims
    SRAM cranks
    Rear derailleur- shimano deore XT
    Maxis tires
    Truvativ boo bar with odi grips

    Pedals are not included

  2. #2
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    Aug 2008
    Sounds high. Check prices on Ebay,pinkbike,and bike blue book.

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