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HT DC fork friendly..!!?

Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by EastCoastHucker, Nov 26, 2005.

  1. EastCoastHucker

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    Hey...

    I'm looking for a HT frame that can hold with confidence my DH-3... last sunday I snapp my P.3 so I need something that I can huck arround w/o worrys...

    what u recomend on the budget... (200-300bux)

    is the Surly Instigator a good pick ?
     

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  2. ThePriceSeliger

    ThePriceSeliger Mushhead

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    Maybe a Banshee Morphine, or a Sinister Ridge. I don't think those are in your budget, but it's not very common for a bike to withhold the stress of a DC fork. You might need to throw $500+ for a bike that can. Maybe a used one, I'm sure there are some out there.
     
  3. dropsdon'tlikem

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    you really aren't going to find a hardtail that can safely run a DC fork for 200-300 dollars, you best bet if you need something inexpensive is the upcoming soul cycles sluggo. A banshee morphine would also do the trick.
     
  4. Superdeft

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    About a million people are going to suggest the sluggo. It's what your p2 wanted to be if it grew up.
     
  5. adurham

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    the new Soul Cycles Sluggo. It is like an imperial but much cheaper and has a couple modifacations
     
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    maxyedor <b>TOOL PRO</b>

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    The Surly instigator will snap if you look at it funny. I would look for soe extra cash and get a Morphine.
     
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    I believe he got a Morphine and a letoy III so that will cover it...
     
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    manhattanprjkt83 Rusty Trombone

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    maxyedor <b>TOOL PRO</b>

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    You know they make a le toy IV now. You still can't get one in this continent for that price, but they are cool
     
  11. Dirty

    Dirty i said change it damn it....Janet...Slut!!

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    http://www.ridemonkey.com/forums/showthread.php?t=144447

    lovebunny has got his sweet Draco HT for sale, only $250 with bones cranks

    can handle the DC and what not. I think the Draco guy actually has a DH-3 on his personal ride, or at least he used to when they started making these frames a couple years ago.
     
  12. RD

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    I'd venture to recommend an Imperial.
     
  13. Dirty

    Dirty i said change it damn it....Janet...Slut!!

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    even on a $200-$300 budget?
     
  14. MX489

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    Definitely look for a morphine. But what happened to the Toy?
     
  15. Bicyclist

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    My thoughts exactly.
     
  16. RD

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    I've seen used ones for $300
     
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    manhattanprjkt83 Rusty Trombone

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    Ahhhhhhhh please explain these huge forks on hardtails, you cant even x-up the thing...If you need a DC on the hardtail why not just get a well balanced all mountain bike that you can pedal :confused:

    i thought we were past this phase in the industry.
     
  18. lovebunny

    lovebunny can i lick your balls?

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    i havea draco v3 ht for sale for 250. its definatly good to put a dc on