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    ok does anyone have oppinons on the DAKAR BAM

    ok i was looking into the downhill scene and jamis makes a d**n good bike so i figured id try it but b4 i do i would be interested if anyone else has one to basicly give me a rundown of what to expect ok thanks

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    i like mine its a parker not a dakar bam
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    yeah i have the same one from jenson usa right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by blooregard
    yeah i have the same one from jenson usa right?
    yep, one suggestion change the grips as soon as you get it, they suck
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    the grips i just got the frame and built it up

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    Quote Originally Posted by blooregard
    the grips i just got the frame and built it up
    aaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhaaaaaaaaaaaa i did not have the money to build a all custom. if i did i would have ended up buying the most expensive models of every part and had no money to finish it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by insanitylevel9
    aaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhaaaaaaaaaaaa i did not have the money to build a all custom. if i did i would have ended up buying the most expensive models of every part and had no money to finish it.
    haha you're telling me i bummed most of the parts off of my old hardtail GT - handle bars stem seatpost crankset BB and pedals i need to put up some pics

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    Quote Originally Posted by blooregard
    haha you're telling me i bummed most of the parts off of my old hardtail GT - handle bars stem seatpost crankset BB and pedals i need to put up some pics
    i had a gt i drive i had to sell to buy my parker so no steeling parts for me
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    Quote Originally Posted by insanitylevel9
    i had a gt i drive i had to sell to buy my parker so no steeling parts for me
    yeah the parker is my first full sus bike i have gotten however im going to try and pawn off the old GT frame on ebay to get a new rear shock the parker is still a bangin bike

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    Quote Originally Posted by blooregard
    yeah the parker is my first full sus bike i have gotten however im going to try and pawn off the old GT frame on ebay to get a new rear shock the parker is still a bangin bike
    the bar is not cutting it for me
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    Quote Originally Posted by insanitylevel9
    the bar is not cutting it for me
    the BAR could'nt cut it even if it was duck taped to a sword its just im trying to get information on the coil gauge i cant find any information on what the differences are between say a 200 lb coil and a 500 lb one its not making much sense

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    Quote Originally Posted by blooregard
    the BAR could'nt cut it even if it was duck taped to a sword its just im trying to get information on the coil gauge i cant find any information on what the differences are between say a 200 lb coil and a 500 lb one its not making much sense
    im looking to get a van r coil, a guy on a thread i started about a dhx air has one on his bike and im asking him what size he is using. try the suspension forums and the jamis forum some on will be able to help you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by insanitylevel9
    im looking to get a van r coil, a guy on a thread i started about a dhx air has one on his bike and im asking him what size he is using. try the suspension forums and the jamis forum some on will be able to help you.
    im on that same thread it looks legit

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    Quote Originally Posted by blooregard
    im on that same thread it looks legit
    hahaha you are
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    Quote Originally Posted by insanitylevel9
    hahaha you are
    three convos at once im just going to get the VAN R coil with a 450 lb spring

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