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  1. #1
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    Oct 2010

    Help selecting a junior mountain bike

    Good Day All,
    There is a 12yr boy in our MBR club who is looking to buy a new bike. He is a very acomplished junior rider/racer who has done very well in his age group. He is 5' with a 26" inseam. He has saved up all his grocery packing money (and with some help from Mom & Dad) is now ready to buy a new bike. Any suggestions on what bike he should get?

    Thanks in advance.

  2. #2
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    Apr 2012


    The more he can try and ride on the trail the better. We bought for our daughters this year, they are 10 and 13, and they found out what looks nice doesnt always ride the best. Ride as many as he can.

  3. #3
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    Nov 2011
    ^^^Good advice. Also, can you tell us:
    Is he looking for a hardtail or full suspension bike?
    What kind of riding mostly?
    Approximate budget?

  4. #4
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    Dec 2003
    You might check used. He is small enough that not many buyers for his size bike so deals can be had on lightly used bikes.
    Riding slowly since 1977.

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