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    BMW Enduro MTB ?

    Whilst fitting some ceiling lights in at a BMW dealership I noticed a dusty bike in the store room. I asked the manager about it and he said it was one that they used for display a few months ago. I've had a good look at it and it's seems really well specified.

    Manitou Black Platinum forks
    Manitou Radium RL shock
    Truvative KRG Firex Team Isis crank
    SRAM X9
    Hayes HFX Mag XC Hydros.

    Really lightweight as well.

    He said I can have it for 500 if I want it. Anyone have any experience on this bike?



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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyberfyn
    Whilst fitting some ceiling lights in at a BMW dealership I noticed a dusty bike in the store room. I asked the manager about it and he said it was one that they used for display a few months ago. I've had a good look at it and it's seems really well specified.

    Manitou Black Platinum forks
    Manitou Radium RL shock
    Truvative KRG Firex Team Isis crank
    SRAM X9
    Hayes HFX Mag XC Hydros.

    Really lightweight as well.

    He said I can have it for 500 if I want it. Anyone have any experience on this bike?



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    Offer him $350.00, then either keep it as a collectible, or part it out on ebay. Maybe even ride it, it does not look like that bad of a set up.

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    actually, i think that looks like a pretty dh sweet bike... wonder how much bmw sells them for...

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    I agree offer him a bit less, but even the 500 sounds pretty decent for that bike. Looks kinda like a SC Nomad and the specs are decent. Has it even beem riden?
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    looks more like a specialized enduro. the front triangle does resemble the Nomad, but it doesn't have the vpp design rear end. offer him a super low-ball: 20 bucks and a hug.

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    Guys don't forget this is 500 pounds so asking $350 might be a bit of an insult. Depending on the condition 500 sounds like a deal to me.

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    Whilst on ebay last week there was one of these for sale, brand new, wanted 2.5K USD. No watchers or any bids. So not sure what they are worth. Just looked then to see if I could find the link, but the sale has finished. There is a Porche bike on there too fo rbig money. Not sure what these bikes are like. Nice specs, but no knowledge of them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Whafe
    Whilst on ebay last week there was one of these for sale, brand new, wanted 2.5K USD. No watchers or any bids. So not sure what they are worth. Just looked then to see if I could find the link, but the sale has finished. There is a Porche bike on there too fo rbig money. Not sure what these bikes are like. Nice specs, but no knowledge of them.
    Porsche bikes are from German brand Votec which were fairly expensive on their own name too, don't know if they were any good but their specialty was a lightweight dual crown forks several years before Mavericks. Seems that the brand is now dead which would make getting replacement parts difficult.
    Votec had pretty funny ads though:
    http://www.bikerconnection.de/Home.htm (B&W picture is rip off from Votec ad, I think I have saved couple of the somewhere).

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    500 Gbp = 940 Usd

    I doubt you could touch a bike with those components for les than $1000 USD. If you need a bike, and it fits, then it's a good deal. You could certainly part it out on ebay if that's your intention.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nick25
    Guys don't forget this is 500 pounds so asking $350 might be a bit of an insult. Depending on the condition 500 sounds like a deal to me.
    This is also probably being sold by a person who has no idea about bikes, who would more then likely be happy to have anything for it and have it out of his store room.

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    ... and if we just ...

    Thank's guys. I went back last night and bought it. He showed me the BMW price list and it's 1799 UKP !!!!

    Never been ridden (well, maybe round the showroom a few times)

    Got it home and apart from being a bit dusty it's brand new. Even gave me the BMW two year warranty with it. You can take it to any BMW dealer for service and you get a service book just like a car !

    Fit's me fine, so I'm well happy. I was in the market for a new bike as well
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyberfyn
    Thank's guys. I went back last night and bought it. He showed me the BMW price list and it's 1799 UKP !!!!

    Never been ridden (well, maybe round the showroom a few times)

    Got it home and apart from being a bit dusty it's brand new. Even gave me the BMW two year warranty with it. You can take it to any BMW dealer for service and you get a service book just like a car !

    Fit's me fine, so I'm well happy. I was in the market for a new bike as well
    pics pics pics...

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    Good for you!

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyberfyn
    Thank's guys. I went back last night and bought it. He showed me the BMW price list and it's 1799 UKP !!!!

    Never been ridden (well, maybe round the showroom a few times)

    Got it home and apart from being a bit dusty it's brand new. Even gave me the BMW two year warranty with it. You can take it to any BMW dealer for service and you get a service book just like a car !

    Fit's me fine, so I'm well happy. I was in the market for a new bike as well
    Sounds like the perfect match. Rider needs bike. Rider finds bike. Rider gets deal. Rider and bike both happy. Give us a ride report and some pics.

    Enjoy!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyberfyn
    Thank's guys. I went back last night and bought it. He showed me the BMW price list and it's 1799 UKP !!!!

    Never been ridden (well, maybe round the showroom a few times)

    Got it home and apart from being a bit dusty it's brand new. Even gave me the BMW two year warranty with it. You can take it to any BMW dealer for service and you get a service book just like a car !

    Fit's me fine, so I'm well happy. I was in the market for a new bike as well
    Good deal all-round!

    I really like the look of the bike.

    I was going to bring up the fit issue. It is not worth buying if it is the wrong size.
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    Give us some dusty pics, then a spanking clean pic, then some action pics....
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    LOL. It's already in a hundred bits! Doing a full strip, clean and rebuild.

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    Well once it fits OK then you're good to go, Great Deal. You will definitely have a unique bike, that's for sure bet you don't see another one anytime when you're out riding.

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyberfyn
    Thank's guys. I went back last night and bought it. He showed me the BMW price list and it's 1799 UKP !!!..........Fit's me fine, so I'm well happy. I was in the market for a new bike as well
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    My only concern is that the chain is quite rusty. It looks like it has had no lube at all since new. And as it's been stuck un-used in a drafty storeroom all through the british winter it's pretty much siezed up. Is it worth working on? or do I get my LBS to swap it out? Never changed a chain, is it easy to do? It's the only thing letting the bike down really.

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    Changing the chain is easy, if you have the tool for breaking and joining it (from the LBS). Just put in a new chain that is the same length as the old one. Chains do not cost much and the tool does not have to be expensive either.

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    They were WAY over-priced at 1799 but a great deal at 500 + 15 for a new chain

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    Yeah, you're obviously paying for the brand name with BMW. But I'm chuffed (happy) to any pay 500 for it. I've never felt a lighter bike.

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    I'm trying to recall who actually makes these bikes. They were rebadged for BMW as part of their "lifestyle" marketing program. Don't worry Cyberfyn, it was a decent bike manufacturer, I just can't remember which one! May have been Merida, but I'm not at all sure.

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    No worries. I'd like any information at all. Until I saw it I never knew you could get a beemer bike!

    Mostly back together now. Just waiting on a new Shimano chain and I'll be off over my back garden and into Sherwood Forest (starts at the end of the field). 100's of miles of gentle/technical game trails and ancient footpaths.



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    AMAZING you know how to pick a FS bike completely apart, yet don't know how to change a chain

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyberfyn
    My only concern is that the chain is quite rusty. It looks like it has had no lube at all since new. And as it's been stuck un-used in a drafty storeroom all through the british winter it's pretty much siezed up. Is it worth working on? or do I get my LBS to swap it out? Never changed a chain, is it easy to do? It's the only thing letting the bike down really.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyberfyn

    ...I'll be off over my back garden and into Sherwood Forest (starts at the end of the field).

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    You'll have a unique bike if nothing else. Cool. Put a new chain on and have fun.

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    BMW 2002 news...

    The Enduro mountain bike and the Cruise bike are lightweight, dynamically impressive bicycles that will retail at 1,795 and 575 respectively. The Cruise bike is ideal for town or city riding and commuting, whilst the Enduro bike is able to take on the UK's most serious off-road routes. The Enduro will be put through its paces at a launch event in June by Olympic, World, and Commonwealth Champion sprint cyclist, Chris Hoy.

    http://www.bmw2002.co.uk/news.htm

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    Found a link for it on a French site http://www.bmw.it/Prodotti/LifeStyle...enduroBike.php

    also found this folding version, BMW also has a military version
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    Quote Originally Posted by markom
    Porsche bikes are from German brand Votec which were fairly expensive on their own name too, don't know if they were any good but their specialty was a lightweight dual crown forks several years before Mavericks. Seems that the brand is now dead which would make getting replacement parts difficult.
    My old man has the Porsche, and it is simply a Votec with a Porsche badge and colours. We got it via an inside deal at Porsche, of whom my Dad is a big fan. At the time this deal meant it was slightly cheaper than the Votec, which in itself is a high $ bike. I think he paid around $3000, so similar to the BMW list price.

    Looks like Votec have gone out of business - no website at least.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SwissBuster
    My old man has the Porsche, and it is simply a Votec with a Porsche badge and colours. We got it via an inside deal at Porsche, of whom my Dad is a big fan. At the time this deal meant it was slightly cheaper than the Votec, which in itself is a high $ bike. I think he paid around $3000, so similar to the BMW list price.
    Nice, how does it ride? I recall that Votecs got pretty good reviews on Bike magazine?
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    Looks like Votec have gone out of business - no website at least.
    Seems that they are as dead as they can be - another brand is providing replacement policy for their frames: http://www.voitl-bikes.de/news_votecaustausch.html (in German)
    Too bad I can't find those funny Votec wallpapers on the net or on my computer...

    Here's another picture though, one happy BMW mtb rider:
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    Quote Originally Posted by markom
    Nice, how does it ride?
    The bike is far too big for me to test. My old man is not so mountain bike savvy (so I wouldn't tust his opinion) but he does love it. The bike gets a lot of admiring glances.

    I figured out from your link that it was a redesigned Votec C9. It had some fancy composite wheels which had an issue with the rims delaminating, and they were replaced with crossmax wheels at cost by Porsche.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LyNx
    AMAZING you know how to pick a FS bike completely apart, yet don't know how to change a chain
    And who pulls apart a brand new bike!?!?

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    Like I said. It was very dusty and dirty & I wanted to make sure everything was ok before taking it out. As for the chain. I've only ever had chains that had the clip-out link. Didn't need to remove a rivet or anything, so don't have the tools. (plus only been riding for 2 years)

    All back together now and looks like it just rolled off the line

    Raining buckets over in the UK so it looks like all my cleaning work is going to get muddy this week end.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrpercussive
    actually, i think that looks like a pretty dh sweet bike... wonder how much bmw sells them for...
    Almost $4000 according to the BMW Canada Lifestyle web site

    http://www.bmw.ca/lifestyle/subcat-f...x=7&subindex=0

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    Was it from Sytners? Glad to hear someone got a deal from them!

    Get up to Bestwood Park and enjoy!

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    Yeah it was from Sytners. Don't think they knew what it was though. Had a couple of them on top of an X5 in the showroom for a while and then stuck em in the store room.

    Not tried Bestwood park yet. Any good?

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    Haven't lived in Nottingham (Arnold) for about 10 years, but started MTBing in Bestwood. It isn't huge, but has loads of steep little valleys and is well worth a visit.... if you can get past all the local chavs unscathed.

    Pretty much all north Notts & Sherwood Forest is great though, but with Bestwood it's hard to get lost!

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    Lol, I'm always getting lost in Sherwood Forest millions of game trails to take, always tempting to go off and explore one! It's half the fun I think.

    The BMW has turned out to be a verrrrry good bike. Keeps up with all the Specialized, Orange, Kona &Scott bikes in the gang anyway. Even tried a little DH with the forks fully extended.

    Need to change the pedals though. Only has clips on one side, so makes getting locked in difficult.

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    As it's a BMW, you'll also need to master tailgating, underrtaking and general swerving about without any consideration for other road users.

    If you get to Bestwood, there is a big quarry at the bottom to the right. The woods behind that used to have some proper motorcross trails & jumps in there.

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    Very nice bike.

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    Yeah beemer drivers have a bad rep. But they don't get too close to me.



    400bhp and four wheel drive sees them off!

    Surprises the bikers too when I pull up in the trail carpark and unpack my bike from the boot. Has to go in in 3 bits though

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    last time i looked in my local bmw dealership they were about 1700

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    I have one, it's awesome.

    Ridden it hard for 2 1/2 years with no complaints

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    Porsche Bikes always go for top dollar on ebay for their age, from my observation it's because many were never or rarely ridden, not sold to bicycle enthusiasts as Porsche planned but tossed in as gimmes by the dealers to older guys buying Porsche cars as their sales got slow on some models. They were highly rated by various non-bicycle press, a Popmechanics or science mag test comes to memory which just raved about the S MTB with hardtail, an unnamed top racer they took with called it among the best available mounts he'd ever ridden. A little less enthusiuastic about the FS mid dollar model, called it overweight. (they didn't have the $6000 top FS model with composite wheels, that won numerous artsy fartsy museum design awards) I've bid on a couple S models over the years, on ebay, won one but the seller crapped out after I won it due to a local seller (he said, it was bull, not stated in the auction, I'm certain another buyer I edged out offered him an off ebay higher offer- higher than my $812, obviously ebay agreed as when I reported him for nonperformance they must have blasted him as I got a nastygram from him soon after)
    In retrospect I'm glad I lost and love my self built ti hardtail, but there is such an attraction for the Porsche bikes there are also wedding cake topppers on ebay, of hubby leaving the wife for a Porsche MTB. I love the light double crown, thing of beauty. (my bike reflects this, LOL, see my profile pic with Judy XL '98 double crn- scoured the net and found a pair 8yo nos, real light but no big drops on those toothpicks which is fine for a 46 yo fart) Something about the double crown look- like Evel Kneivel's XR750, what kid who grew up back then didn't want to be Evel Kneivel? Balls of cast iron, and if the wind was howling he always jumped anyway rather than disappoint the crowd.
    (they did a sweet road bike too,which for some reason looks like a chick bike)

    Sweet BMW bike BTW. Not the weird one with strange FS. You got a deal!
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    hi i have just bought one only done 4 miles have you still got the bike

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    bmw enduro

    i have just bought one have you still got the bike ?
    anything to watch out for ?

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    Hi. Yes, I still have mine and have done around 400k on it with no problems. It's such a good bike that my brother sold his Stumpy and got one too!

    You might find that the front forks feel a bit sticky, but it does ease up after a while. And they are quite noisy (squishy). I'd also recommend you use the rear lockout when climbing as it does have a tendancy to bounce if set plush.

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    hi thankyou for getting back to me ! i looked at specialized before getting this one but everybody seems to have one . I bought this one off the service manager in a local bmw dealership it had only been ridden twice & for a total of 4 miles only trouble now is i need another as my sons are already arguing who is going to get it after i have finished using it !
    are there many about as i have only seen one other in a dealership in grange over sands ?
    there doesnt seem a lot on them on the web but the specs are very good for the type of bike , every one that i have met like the bike & want to buy it .
    wheres the best place to get spares & are the gravity continentals the best tyre to use on the bike ?
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    Hi Steve. They are pretty rare animals it seems. Most people go with the pack and get a Specialized or Kona etc. I picked this up by accident (top post) and was going to sell it on or part it out. But I'm still using it and have done several competitions on it and it is easily as good as the other bikes. Spares are available direct through your BMW dealer (I kid you not) just go see the parts guy! I got him to print off the full parts list for me. They do everything from hubs and cranks to mudguards, touch-up paint and drinks bottles!

    The Continentals are a decent tyre while they still have their edges, but lose traction off road if you've done a few on-road miles on them. I have two sets of wheels: one with hybrids on and one with full muddys.

    The bikes do pop up occasionally on eBay and good examples go for around 800 (where we got my brothers bike from) but be prepared to travel to get one if you're serious.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyberfyn
    Hi Steve. They are pretty rare animals it seems. Most people go with the pack and get a Specialized or Kona etc. I picked this up by accident (top post) and was going to sell it on or part it out. But I'm still using it and have done several competitions on it and it is easily as good as the other bikes. Spares are available direct through your BMW dealer (I kid you not) just go see the parts guy! I got him to print off the full parts list for me. They do everything from hubs and cranks to mudguards, touch-up paint and drinks bottles!

    The Continentals are a decent tyre while they still have their edges, but lose traction off road if you've done a few on-road miles on them. I have two sets of wheels: one with hybrids on and one with full muddys.

    The bikes do pop up occasionally on eBay and good examples go for around 800 (where we got my brothers bike from) but be prepared to travel to get one if you're serious.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyberfyn
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    OOhhhhh. Sounds like you have a dirty bike fetish

    I'll have to take one after the next Sherwood Forest ride. That's always a mudfest!

    Ian.
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    A dirty bike is proof that you are using it for something

    If you have any scratches on it, it is almost better

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    3 years and 3900mile so far and mine is still going strong!

    Saying that, I think the frame is the only original part left!
    Some upgrades include:
    Rockshox coil pikes
    Fox RP 23 Boost Valve
    EA70 Handlebars
    Hayes Stroker Trail Carbon Brakes
    DT swiss rims on Hope hubs
    XT pedals
    SRAM X9 everything
    SDG FXR saddle
    New USA bearings in Sus rocker

    The list goes on.......

    I have entered Comps riding it, and it does ok. Some people say it is heavy but i'm 16 stone so need a strong bike.
    I know one for sale in LDN if anyone is interested, still in its original state, prob 100 easy miles on the clock.
    Also my original Manitou Black Platinums are going free if anyone wants them?

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    oh how i wish lotus would hurry up and jump on the bike bandwagon!
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    Well the bikes are a few years old now and still going strong. We use them 2-3 times a week and for the 10 mile commute to work when the weather is good (I can do most of it off road too) As Broadoakboy, our BM's have a few new parts like saddles, pedals and rear shocks, but I quite like the Manitou Blacks up front. Bit noisey when pushed, but perform well for a 12 stoner like me

    I'm going through some reconstructive surgery (back in on wed for another op) to repair my mangled left wrist. So have not been able to ride much over the last few months. Hope this op will sort it out finally. And I get some Titanium bling too. Bloody tree stumps!

    Ian F.
    Very funny Scotty, now beam down my clothes!

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    One item I can't seem to get from BMW is a new rear hanger, any ideas? Up to this point I haven't needed one but I feel i'm pushing my luck as i've replaced the rear mech 4 times!

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    Hi. You should be able to source it from any BMW main dealer. I managed to get a full parts list with order numbers from my local Sytners. The parts guys were really helpfull.

    I have now lost the list though

    Ian.
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    Hello

    I purchased one of these bikes brand new from BMW a few years back, at the time I was a keen mountain biker. This bike has given me so much fun over the years, not one single problem. For a while now the bike has been unused and sat in the garage. I have many other interests now and would like to sell the bike to someone who is going to use it and give it a good home. If your interested in buying my bike please send me a PM or a email and I can give more info and pictures. The bike will be advertised elsewhere so get in there quick!

    Thanks for reading

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    bmw bike

    hi is it still for sale ?
    is it a large or medium frame ?
    condition ?
    price ?
    regards
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    forks

    Quote Originally Posted by broadoakboy
    3 years and 3900mile so far and mine is still going strong!

    Saying that, I think the frame is the only original part left!
    Some upgrades include:
    Rockshox coil pikes
    Fox RP 23 Boost Valve
    EA70 Handlebars
    Hayes Stroker Trail Carbon Brakes
    DT swiss rims on Hope hubs
    XT pedals
    SRAM X9 everything
    SDG FXR saddle
    New USA bearings in Sus rocker

    The list goes on.......

    I have entered Comps riding it, and it does ok. Some people say it is heavy but i'm 16 stone so need a strong bike.
    I know one for sale in LDN if anyone is interested, still in its original state, prob 100 easy miles on the clock.
    Also my original Manitou Black Platinums are going free if anyone wants them?
    hi are they still up for grabs ?
    as i have just bought a spare frame please get back to me ?
    regards
    steven

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    bmw enduro mountain bike

    has anybody got a bmw enduro for sale ?
    or any spares for one forks , crank , wheels etc ?
    regards
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    Big Fat HELLO and Touch Up Paint!

    Hey Guys/Gals,

    I'm a newbie, so first of all I big fat hello to eveyone

    I've rang a couple of BMW dealerships for touch up paint for my BMW ENDURO MOUNTAIN BICYCLE (Colour Grey), but I'm not having any luck. Do you or anyone have a part number or anything else that could help?
    Quote Originally Posted by Cyberfyn View Post
    They do everything from hubs and cranks to mudguards, touch-up paint and drinks bottles!
    Thanks

    BFAM

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    You don't touch up an aluminum MTB ...

    If you don't like the battle scars, you strip it all off. Then you have two options:

    1) leave it raw, or possibly brush or polish the aluminum
    2) do a complete repaint

    "it IS possible that you are faster or slower than anybody else who is having at least as much if not more or less fun"

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    Thanks for the quick reply.

    I see your point

    I bought it second hand and its in good condition, other then the 2 chips!

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    If I found one of those for $350usd I would be all over it. That thing is pretty sexy

    Sent from my HTC EVO 4G

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    hi Ralph is the bike a folding one ?
    do you have a price in mind ?
    any photos ?
    are you in the UK ?
    regards
    Steven

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    hi what a job tracking down all of the parts , BMW has been the worst part of the build as it will only sell you the bits on recognition of your bikes build date , I have tried to get all of the new 2011 model stuff but they would only sell me 2006 parts & 6 months later & having payed for the parts 6 months ago I am still waiting , got an awsome new as new set of crossland wheels & michelin tyres with a new cassette of ebay last month , up graded to xt m770 crankset just need a sram x7 or x9 d to complete the bike ? anybody got any haynes hydraulic disc breaks going cheap ?
    Steven

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    bmw enduro forks

    hi has anyone got a spare of blacks bought a set off ebay but they are 20mm too short for the stem ?

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    bmw enduro frame

    hi has anyone got a spare frame ?

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    I tried to PM you Steve but they haven't been getting to you.

    I want to sell my bike with all the new bits and i'll throw in all the original bits as well.

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    hi how much ?
    is it a large frame ?
    regards
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    Quote Originally Posted by CroMoHo View Post
    oh how i wish lotus would hurry up and jump on the bike bandwagon!
    Lotus' owners, Proton, did just that back in the early 2000s - check out the rad magnificence of the T-Bolt!

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