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    6'3" looking for a good urban bomber.

    So I was looking around the bike shops in my area and one had a 19" gary fisher Mullet. The frame looked solid, but I am wondering what size frame I should go with for my height.

    What do you guys think of the mullet?

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    Nobody rides "urban" anymore. get yourself a 20" or a street proper 26"
    Have fun.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NotQuiteJdm
    Nobody rides "urban" anymore. get yourself a 20" or a street proper 26"
    Nice response...jerk.

    To the OP. 19" is probably too small for you. I'd say you need a 20" frame. Just check the bike out yourself and see how it fits you.

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    Alright, I guess it's not cool to want an "urban" bike.
    I want a bike I can ride around in the city (not in the woods), instead of running into trees and slamming into rocks i'll run over small children and hit cars. And since I suck so much at riding, I probably will kill people and maim cats with my new city bicycle. Since most cities have skateparks, I will probably attempt to ride my new city bike through a pipe or slide on a rail inside said skating park. I will alter my face horribly every time I fall. I'll realize that my new city bike was not made for sliding rails and I will never slide a rail again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EndersShadow
    Nice response...jerk.
    Get over it, *****.
    Have fun.

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    If your looking to use it at a skate park or doing drops off stairs and stuff like that the seat post length doesn't matter. In fact the longer the seat post the more it's gonna whack you in the nuts which just isn't good. Look at the Top Tube length. Large DJ/Urban frames are around 23.5" which is what I ride at 6'4", however I'm used to riding BMX so even the 22" TT frame seemed big to me.

    The Mullet is a decent platform but give some serious thought into finding a steel frame, it will last longer and be a lot better at taking some serious abuse. I have a GT Chucker 2.0 which is nearly the same as the Mullet but I'm looking at getting a Large Jamis Kromo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NotQuiteJdm
    Get over it, *****.
    How about you stop being a dick for no reason?

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    I am 6' with a 33" inseam. I like mine, 15"frame size, and I prefer urban. Maybe I should get with the times and get some tight pants, ride strictly dj, or ONLY on MY 20", and buy jdm parts for my car. While rocking out to something ghey like Chevelle or Nickleback, and dreaming of the day I will be old enough to buy PBR.
    There are many other great choices of frames, but if you're looking to start, its a good starting point, 19" is way to big though. Ride for yourself, not because BurgerKing tells you it dumb.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gop427
    I am 6' with a 33" inseam. I like mine, 15"frame size, and I prefer urban. Maybe I should get with the times and get some tight pants, ride strictly dj, or ONLY on MY 20", and buy jdm parts for my car. While rocking out to something ghey like Chevelle or Nickleback, and dreaming of the day I will be old enough to buy PBR.
    There are many other great choices of frames, but if you're looking to start, its a good starting point, 19" is way to big though. Ride for yourself, not because BurgerKing tells you it dumb.
    HEY! How dare you compare Chevelle and Nickleback! Nickleback blows....lol Just giving ya crap. Screw tight pants though...and I could already buy PBR if I wanted, but prefer something with a little better taste...

    But seriously how can you say no one rides urban anymore. When you don't have any DJs near and you feel like hucking yourself off of some stuff what do you got left? I'm glad my college has got some decent stuff to drop off of, otherwise I would be losing my mind. I've got a Giant STP SS, and its been holding up real well to my abuse. May want to check one of those out too?
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    Quote Originally Posted by EndersShadow
    How about you stop being a dick for no reason?
    Says the person who started the name calling...........
    Have fun.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NotQuiteJdm
    Says the person who started the name calling...........
    You were being a jerk....That would be why I called you one. Get over it.

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    I second the cromoly comment...

    They hold up to well to street riding abuse.

    Some helpful nuggets...

    I am 6' 2" at 215# and I ride a medium Transition T O P. I feel you could fit on a large.

    And another is the XL azonic steelhead...

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    Ask your local bike shop if they have they order from the BTI catalog. Here you go....
    Buy it !!

    ATOMLAB Trailking



    BTI part #: AL-9755
    vendor part #: 1FRM301R
    bottom bracket: 68mm
    size: 11.5"
    seat angle: 70 deg
    front derail: 28.6mm
    chainstay: 14.5-15.5"
    top tube: 23.5"
    seatpost: 26.6mm
    headset: 1-1/8" Integrated
    color: red
    head angle: 69 deg


    A 26" frame that handles like a 20", ideal for Jump, Park or Pump Track
    Bottom bracket box-gusset and contoured seat tube allow for shortest possible stays
    4130 butted, gusseted CrMo tubing with 135mm OLD horizontal dropouts
    Integrated headset (41mmx45deg) sold separately
    English threaded BB (no ISCG chain guide mount)
    International Standard 51mm disc mount. 5.2lbs



    If you want something a lot cheaper...consider the complete
    2009 DK ASTERIK - $690.00 http://oldskoolcycles.com/DK_Asterik.aspx
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    Frame DK 26" design 100% 4130 Butted Chromoly
    Fork Marzocchi DJ-3 Suspension Fork w/ Chromoly Steerer and 80mm of Travel
    Handlebar Aluminum 30mm rise
    Grips DK Tsuka
    Stem Shorty CNC Alloy
    Headset Cane Creek Integrated, sealed cartridge bearing 1-1/8"
    Detangler
    Brake Avid BB5 Mechaical Disc w/160mm rotor
    Crank DK Social 3pc 170mm Chromoly
    BB Euro Sealed w/ 48 splined Chromoly spindle
    Pedals DK Aluminum Platform w/ replaceable pins
    Sprocket DK 33T CNC Alloy
    Cog 16T Cassette
    Chain KMC 410H
    Wheels Sun Ditch Witch Rims w/sealed Disc compatible hubs and10mm solid axles
    Seat DK Pivotal
    Post Alloy 25.4 mm Pivotal
    Tires Kenda Multi surface design, 26"X2.3" front and rear
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    Color Matte White

    TT Length 22"
    CS Length 16.25"
    HT Angle 69 degrees
    ST Angle 70 degrees
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    Hey, that whole thing I wrote about the skate park wasn't supposed to make any sense.
    Thanks for all the input though, I thought I wasn't going to get any info after that first guy posted.

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    No worries...

    I have been riding street for a little while. I dont know much but what I do know I will share.

    And dont be discouraged by Douche king. There are a ton of guys on this sight who will help. And even more who will hate.
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    Quote Originally Posted by EndersShadow
    You were being a jerk....That would be why I called you one. Get over it.
    Haha you must be a kid...sorry mate but you losee 2x over. I already told you to "get over it, *****" remember? thats why you called me a dick?
    Have fun.

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    Doesn't the Mullet have a lifetime warranty?
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    Quote Originally Posted by NotQuiteJdm
    Haha you must be a kid...sorry mate but you losee 2x over. I already told you to "get over it, *****" remember? thats why you called me a dick?
    way to ruin the beginings of a good thread, only kids call others kids
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    Quote Originally Posted by nuck_chorris
    way to ruin the beginings of a good thread, only kids call others kids
    Aww Man Come on name callers Go to P1nK B!ke..........
    I'll take it even further.....you BABYS!!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by nuck_chorris
    only kids call others kids
    Was that hard to think of?

    wait its my turn!

    ONLY KIDS CALL PEOPLE WHO CALL PEOPLE KIDS, KIDS!
    Have fun.

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    NS Surge

    I am 6' 3" and ride the large size. it is 18" or thereabouts. Short Chainstays, beautiful bike and cheap to boot. Also steel.

    It's very flickable.

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    If I do go with a larger bike (say the 19" mullet) is the geometry going to throw me off for the more technical stuff? The reason why I want a larger bike is because I need to get around on it too. I really want something that can stand up to being dropped off of urban features like loading ramps, etc. Probably not going to do much park with it.
    Maybe I am looking too broadly?

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    I'm 6'3 and ride a 243 on 24's . You get used to the small feel . My other bike , large SXT feels like a monster truck now .
    By not allowing the progression of trails your cheating everyone out of their potential.
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    hey i'm looking at 26 DJ bikes for when i get out of college this summer, so i'd like to have a bike within a month. that DK asterik is right around the maximum of my price range, and the stuff on it has some pretty good reviews.
    I'd like for you guys to list as many DJ bikes as possible that range from 500-700$, kinda like the DK asterik or Jamis Komodo 1. if you feel compelled, please discuss pros and cons of any bikes listed or b/w these 2.

    and let me confirm this: stay away from RST forks?

    info that might help specificity of bikes:
    5'10"
    150 lbs.
    not looking for urban flatland stuff that much
    plan on DJ'ing like 3-7 days a week this summer.
    single speed please
    I can clear stuff with my full susp xc bike, but i get angry eyes and frowns from other dj'ers. and i don't like the rear shock when dj'ing.
    (http://k2bikes.com/index.php?brand=2...5.75&2007=true)
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    Ok heres a top of my head list
    STP SS
    P1
    KONA SCRAP
    Scott voltage
    Chase 1
    Trek Brusier
    Iron Horse ??
    Norco has a few
    Rocky Mt Flow
    theres a few more . Under 1000 .
    By not allowing the progression of trails your cheating everyone out of their potential.
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