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    Harvey Cycles

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    Does anyone have and pictures of any Harvey builds. With the frames as cheap as they are I'm looking to build one up as a trail bike, but would like to see some completes, particularly the PNF and Burnt Mtn. Also any reviews on either? Would love to hear some feedback now that they've been out on the trails for a few years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bmbass
    [First I have searched on this topic for the answers to these questions]

    Does anyone have and pictures of any Harvey builds. With the frames as cheap as they are I'm looking to build one up as a trail bike, but would like to see some completes, particularly the PNF and Burnt Mtn. Also any reviews on either? Would love to hear some feedback now that they've been out on the trails for a few years.
    you are gonna have to buy a rear shock for the frame. The one's I saw marked $100 didn't have a rear shock. They are all pretty much copies of other proven designs so I would say you couldn't go wrong at that price.

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    Yeah fo sho. I wanted the PNF, which looks like a turner rfx, but I don't think they have any mediums left. Trying to find some more info on the burnt mtn, and what name brand frame it resembles.

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    Contact The Hub in Brevard. As I understand it Sam owns the remainder of those frames.
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    Yes, i know this. I was asking for pictures of completes or reviews.

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    Quote Originally Posted by futuristxen
    Contact The Hub in Brevard. As I understand it Sam owns the remainder of those frames.
    Last I was there, about a month ago, there were about a dozen or so of those frames sitting outside for that price ($100). For that price, just roll the dice. You've prob spent more money on stupider things.
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    Here's a Harvey frame I had built up from Sam, can't remember which model it was now. They are proven designs but not for a big guy. If you're around 170lbs or less go for it, my big ass 200lbs trashed it in no time.


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    Thanks Goose. Looks like the Laurel Mtn.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bmbass
    Thanks Goose. Looks like the Laurel Mtn.
    Yup, Laurel Mtn. And just to clarify, I don't mean the design is for lighter weight riders but more the material and welds of his paticular bikes.

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    Go with the PNF! I was on one for two years. The frame is super fun, versatile, tough, and is one of the only full suspension frames that survived my riding & did not break! During my time on that frame I put it though some trails! The frame held up on everything from XC to full on DH/shuttled runs. For $100 you can't go wrong with this frame. Sure its not the flashiest most unique bike but the thing works.
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    Yeah I'm going to get the PNF if they have any mediums left, only one they had in the shop yest was a large. If not I guess burnt mtn it is. Did you run yours 4,5,or 6 inch?

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    Whats the weight of these frames? Steel or aluminum? Looks like it could make a great winter bike too.

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    New winter project
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    did they make a 29er SS?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bmbass
    New winter project
    looks like it might ride a little "harsh"

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    Nice Kona!

    If I wasn't totally uncomfortable on small wheels now, I'd probably pick one of those up- I even have an extra old coil shock that might work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike Brown
    Nice Kona!

    If I wasn't totally uncomfortable on small wheels now, I'd probably pick one of those up- I even have an extra old coil shock that might work.
    Its a harvey pnf. I think its a copy of the turner rfx. What size coil you have? I'm actually in the market for one now. I need a 7.5x2

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    I know it's a Harvey- I've always thought that model looked a lot like a Kona, that's all.

    Shock is less than 7.5 eye to eye, I think it's 6.75

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    7.5 x 2.0

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    Salman what's the headtube size on it?

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    Whatever the tape measure reads.
    Its guess is better than mine.

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    Haha, nice. I'm at a buddy's rummaging through his spare parts, didnt want to have to drive home to measure but okay.

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    Thanks to some luck and a some good people on here (motobutane, bordersky), my winter project is tomorrow's Jenson delivery away from assembly.
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    Looks like it's gonna be nice !

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    Thanks man. Got it all together last week. I've ridden kitsuma 2.0, nice long loop in BC including g.l., bennett, and warrior creek. About 40 miles in, it definitely doesn't feel like a hundred dollar frame.
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