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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: price question

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    price question

    i have a rockshox recon silver sa 120 sitting around that i want to sell but not sure at what price. it came with my sc superlight and it only has about about less than 50 miles on it. jw wut price should i put it up for?..

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    The gold apparently goes for $590 new

    "Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride." - John F. Kennedy

    11' Giant XTC 2 29er

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    hmmm.. thanks.. i guess i'll just put it up for 150 instead of sitting around

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