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    Right choice?

    I posted this in another forum but didnt get much of a response.

    I'm about to drop a big chunk of money on a DHR next week and I just want to be sure I'm making the right choice. This is going to be my first DH bike and I plan to race, not just ride parks. Can someone give me some feedback on the DHR? My only concern is tuning the bike to fit my style of riding. I have to order the bike (complete) because there are NO turner dealers close to me. I'm worried I will have a nice a** bike but not know how to tune anything on it.

    I could easily go to the Trek store up the road and buy a session 88 or M9 and be able to go right in the store when I have an issue with it. Unforntunatly thats not the case with the DHR.

    You guys got any advice?

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    No LBS is going to beable to dial your bike in as their not riding it. Dhr is a sweet bike but that sure is a nice rig for a begineer. IMO if I was you I would be more concerned with learning to ride and learning the fundmentals of riding which will make it easier to adjust your bike.

    Doesn;t matter if you get a dhr,88,m9,jedi,evil ect ect . they will all have front shocks and forks that will need to be dialed in for your weight and trails you ride.
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