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    Listen! help me decide

    looking for a new DH rig this summer - and I narrowed it down to the V10 or a 224 -
    I tried both and really liked them but for different reasons.

    anyone ridden both and care to give me arguments pro/ con??

    thanks

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    don't know about the 224 but i know that the v10 is sick.

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    don't know about the 224 but i know that the v10 is sick.

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    V-10????....Maybe look into the M-3 by Intense
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    Got an M3 and it is very similar to the ride of the v10 and have test ridden a 223. I prefer the vpp cus it is more active with little pedal bob (compared to other DH bikes) and is active under braking. The 223 I tried was marginally lighter but the single pivot seemed to lock slightly when under braking. It also had less in theory to go wrong. At the end of the day if i was presented with both bikes and asked which to have I would take the vpp bike.
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    vpp is much more bump responsive than a single pivot. the sp one has a floating caliper rite? so brake jack shouldnt be too much of a prob. but yea, id still pick the v-10. also look at the M3. personally, my fave has got to be chumba wumba f4 dh or the turner dhr. both bikes made for flowy riders. i dont like bikes that have hugh travel and have riders who just plow through things
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chikity China
    vpp is much more bump responsive than a single pivot. the sp one has a floating caliper rite? so brake jack shouldnt be too much of a prob. but yea, id still pick the v-10. also look at the M3. personally, my fave has got to be chumba wumba f4 dh or the turner dhr. both bikes made for flowy riders. i dont like bikes that have hugh travel and have riders who just plow through things
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheSherpa
    Umm how so?
    not like being able to take single hits but like taking repeated hits and stuff. just my experience. also read an article on this a while ago.
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    The e-word is currently that Transcend over on Ridemonkey is going to have his new 224 weigh at sub36lbs. If you know how to use the bike and want a superlight bike then go for that. I have no idea how it performs though.
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    Id say the v10, though my friend has had a bad experience with his...well more like a wow what a piece of shti bike...it got hit with a broom by a 8 year old kid and it got dented. just a warning, but i like the v10 better.
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    Quote Originally Posted by acdcfan1283
    Id say the v10, though my friend has had a bad experience with his...well more like a wow what a piece of shti bike...it got hit with a broom by a 8 year old kid and it got dented. just a warning, but i like the v10 better.
    that's a strong 8 y/o kid!

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    Quote Originally Posted by acdcfan1283
    Id say the v10, though my friend has had a bad experience with his...well more like a wow what a piece of shti bike...it got hit with a broom by a 8 year old kid and it got dented. just a warning, but i like the v10 better.
    kurts a moron. he definitely deserved it
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    whooops double post!
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    ya i didn't even think about telling you to ride the m3. i think you'll like it more then the v10. they're both SICK bikes but the m3 set up with a 888rc/shiver dc/dorado feels perfect!

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    I love my new v10 and haven't had any problems with it yet.
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    I would go with the Orange 223. You really don't need that Vpp stuff. Don't matter too me I ride single pivot and well don't really notice the so called lock up that people state. Never rode a Vpp and never will, Keep it simple. Consider the following Making the suspention linkage more difficult will lead you to more problems . I.e ball bearings bolts ect.. single pivot hehe one pivot and what's the problem, learning to ride a single pivot can out proform any Vpp gimik out there.

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    hahaha, kurt defiantely deserved it. little S***t, hope his bikes get stolen and he cries about it. hes so spoiled its rediculous. Watch, when I get my canfield hes gonna cry till he gets a better bike than mine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by acdcfan1283
    hahaha, kurt defiantely deserved it. little S***t, hope his bikes get stolen and he cries about it. hes so spoiled its rediculous. Watch, when I get my canfield hes gonna cry till he gets a better bike than mine.
    im gonna go pee on his doorstep on the way to patrushka today. wanna join?
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    we dont pass by on the way. sorry loser :P
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    Quote Originally Posted by ebfreerider510
    ya i didn't even think about telling you to ride the m3. i think you'll like it more then the v10. they're both SICK bikes but the m3 set up with a 888rc/shiver dc/dorado feels perfect!
    The M3 just looks f***king A.
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