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Best bikes under 3k.

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  1. KenW449

    KenW449 Thanos did nothing wrong

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    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    Empty beer has a lot of opinions. They're generally not very good ones.
     
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    Gary "S" is for "neo-luddite"

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    schwaaa31 Monkey

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    I have that bike. Love it. Got the 2017 XT drive train, SLX brakes blah blah blah for $1850. Solid deal. Sometimes I almost feel like I’m having as much fun as my buddies on their $6000 carbon super bikes.
     
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    Gary "S" is for "neo-luddite"

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    You probably are...
    I have the Esommet VR. E bike version with Lyrik, Superdlx, Guide RE, DT/XT/SLX and love it.
    Have ridden the normal one too. Great bikes (and not just for the money either)
    I'd go as far as to say the Lyrik equipped carbon Sommets rival a top end Nukeproof Mega.. .So basically an entire stage faster than any top end $6k derp bike if that's your thing
     
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    rockofullr confused

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    Alu Capra

    I love mine and it shreds absolutely everything every time every day
     
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    All the Guerrilla Gravity bikes can be had for under $3k. I can only comment on the Shred Dogg, but I have nothing but good things to say about it. I feel like a kid again every time I go for a ride. Customer service was top notch also. When my boys outgrow their current bikes I would like to build up some GG's for them, that's how much I like the bike and the company behind it.
     
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    Guerrilla Gromity, i like it. #24aintdead
     
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    dan-o Turbo Monkey

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    The best bike for $3k is a lightly used $6k bike.
     
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    recently i ride Niner Air 9 RDO 2-Star SLX. My friend purchase it.
     
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    A Huffy Wal Mart bike with the Truth on the front of it. The truth will set you free.
     
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    F-you so hard for beating me to this.
     
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    FrameJunky Chimp

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    Commencal clash, yt capra, transition patrol, or process 167?
     
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    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    sethimus scroll all you want!

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    I think the availability of fantastic used bikes is probably what's killing the industry and forcing the adaptation of ridiculous "standards". I mean you can get last years' wunderbike for less than 3k, and it probably rides a lot better than any of those on the list, even if they have nx eagle and 148mm boost. That didn't use to be the case, back when every five years represented a huge leap forward, and not virtually the same bike but with wider axles.
     
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