new bike advice

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new bike advice

Postby mushyj » Wed May 30, 2007 16:19 pm

just bought a GT aggressor xc3, fairly new to the scene, originally bought cheap and nasty halfords apollo fs26 but convinced manager to refund after 6 weeks. whats the GT like? feels like a dream compared with apollo, any advice or comments? good, bad or ugly!

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Postby apcmtb » Wed May 30, 2007 16:43 pm

Well specced, more so than normal GT's, good frame which would be worth upgrading on in the future

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Postby mushyj » Wed May 30, 2007 18:15 pm

front tyre is also thicker than rear is this normal?

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Postby Andy B » Wed May 30, 2007 18:20 pm

Sometimes the front is wider, or grippier than the rear, as it can make it easier to control the front end, if the rear slides about a bit it's better than the front losing grip.

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Postby mushyj » Wed May 30, 2007 19:40 pm

makes sence, i sound like a right fu**ing noob!. but im learning


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