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  1. #1
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    300lb+ looking for a FR/DH type bike.

    hi guys, hope everyone is good.
    i am looking to buy a fr type bike/frame in a 26'' guise.
    run a xl ventana el cap at the moment, but i want a full on machine.
    ideas so far are
    foes fxr
    chumba evo
    iron horse 6.6
    knolly delerium

    just wondering if any big fella's on here run anyof these and whats your thoughts.

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    I run a Norco Shore....a bit heavy (but so am I) and the bike is built like a tank and has survived weekly rides on the Vancouver North Shore and Whistler . I also enjoy earning my downhill and ride it up everywhere I can.

    The only thing I changed on it was a stiffer rear spring, a new handlebar, and Avid Code brakes.

    I love how this bike can ride uphill, real slow technical downhill, and super fast downhill and jumps without any problems....however, I have always lusted after the Knolly V-Tach, just not the price!

  3. #3
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    Well, I am far from running anything like a FR bike, but a Transition Blindside looks pretty mean.

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    Santa Cruz Bullit

    Im 6'3", 280 and im im doing 3'-5' drops and the bike is bomb proof. Plus you can still pedal it around

    Craig

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    Turner Highline - Great bike and can handle anything.
    Captain's Rides
    2008 Turner 5.Spot Raw - Pushed RP23 / Pike 454 U-Turn
    2008 Turner Highline GDO - CCDB / Fox 40

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