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    How do I know what bike parts are interchangeable?

    I would like to get a downhill bike frame (prob a Specialized Demo 9) and put Stumpjumper gears on it so I could ride it up hill. There are some perfect downhill rides where I live but you have to bike up first.

    Is this possible? I'm pretty new to biking so please forgive me if I got verbage wrong.

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    I know what you mean. That's a tough question to answer because lots of things will interchange and then there are a lot of stuff that won't. I wish I had a better answer for you.

    Best thing would be to take pictures of what you have an then try to get pictures of what you want to transfer stuff too. Then we can probably help you out a bit more.

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    Why not get an all mountain style bike and run a 2x or XX1 setup on it. If you set the suspension up as a full blown DH rig it's going to suck to ride it uphill regardless of gearing. But there are a lot of great 6-7" travel bikes that descend really well and can still climb.

    What you're asking to do sounds like an awesome idea in your head, but it's going to suck in reality.

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    Quote Originally Posted by customfab View Post
    What you're asking to do sounds like an awesome idea in your head, but it's going to suck in reality.
    Ha ha yeah I'm starting to think that is the case. I'm thinking I will just save up and buy a Specialized Enduro Evo.

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    The Evo line is so awesome - good luck!

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