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    Turner 5 spot $3900 is this a good deal

    First off I am buying a sasquatch size bike, it cost an extra $400- larger then the XL ( I am 6'7" 265.

    Fork- Manitou Minute 100/130mm 204
    Brake caliper- Hayeys MAG Brake Kit
    Components- XT
    Wheels- MAvic Crossmax Enduro Disc 2004

    I am upgrading on the wheels which I have to because of my size and weight and getting a pretty good fork, and I think I am saving some money with the XT parts without sacrificing a whole lot. I am really excited about the bike it is beautiful, and I test rode one that was a bit small for me, am I getting an amazing bike or I am buying into the hype.

    Thanks a lot Sam

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    You will be happy if not send it to me and I'll be WAY happy at 6' 4" and 205, do not be undersprung just a tip if you break stuff

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    Thanks a lot

    Would you add a Chris King Head set for $80.00 or do you think that is complete overkill

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    CK a must

    3900 dollar five spot
    Chris King a must.
    They should not offer the spot with anything else
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    Get the firefly instead of the minute

    Dude, I got a 5 Spot with a similiar setup except I have a firelfy. This fork rocks. I think for your size the firely is a better and beefier fork. 5 Spot is amazing.

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    King is the only way to go if you are getting in that deep. Enjoy it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ssjt5858
    Would you add a Chris King Head set for $80.00 or do you think that is complete overkill
    Go for the King. In for a penny in for a pound. It's worth it!

    DAMM where are all these HUGE guys comming from?? I thought I was big at 6'2" now it's starting to look average.

    A strong set of wheels really adds confidence to the ride IMO. The enduro wheelset...is that stronger than the Xmax XL? if not you should definately consider the XLs or even possibly the DH wheelset if you really plan on thrashing it. Even I managed to knock the XL's out of true. But then that's more of a skill thing


    Cheers, congrats, and good luck!
    Faster is better, even when it's not.

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    Larger riders is a function of wear and tear. Seems clysdales dig FS cause its easy on the body. I have various nagging injuries through my 45 years and find riding a FS one of the few pain free excercizes out there, beside sacking my wife

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