Whats your realistic dream bike...

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Re: Whats your realistic dream bike...

Postby Northwind » Fri Jul 13, 2012 18:20 pm

YeehaaMcgee wrote:I've been there, done that.


Me too. Everyone said an SX Trail was a great "UK downhill bike", whatever that is. So I built one up, solid and dependable, and crap. Like a modern trailbike, except it didn't go up hills. Didn't go down any better. It turned out that what's better for UK downhill is a downhill bike, astonishingly.
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Re: Whats your realistic dream bike...

Postby bennett_346 » Fri Jul 13, 2012 18:55 pm

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Oh wait.

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Re: Whats your realistic dream bike...

Postby YeehaaMcgee » Fri Jul 13, 2012 19:00 pm

^^I hear that bike has more torques than all other bikes ever made, combined.
It's actually dangerous to keep it too low in the rev range because it's amazing torques will cause us to drift further into the sun, and may cause a black hole.
I know that's true because a surfer told me.

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Re: Whats your realistic dream bike...

Postby Cat With No Tail » Fri Jul 13, 2012 21:58 pm

YeehaaMcgee wrote:^^I hear that bike has more torques than all other bikes ever made, combined.
It's actually dangerous to keep it too low in the rev range because it's amazing torques will cause us to drift further into the sun, and may cause a black hole.
I know that's true because a surfer told me.


A small suzuki would be better offroad though.

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Re: Whats your realistic dream bike...

Postby bennett_346 » Sat Jul 14, 2012 11:03 am

I already have a small honda xr for offroad though

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Re: Whats your realistic dream bike...

Postby Cat With No Tail » Sat Jul 14, 2012 13:33 pm

bennett_346 wrote:I already have a small honda xr for offroad though


Sorry, as this is the hub I should probably explain that my post was in response to Yeehas, and in reference to a previous forumite who educated us all to the fact that the very best car you could ever buy EVER was a BMW estate, and the very best off-road car ever is a Suziki Jimni.

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Re: Whats your realistic dream bike...

Postby bennett_346 » Sat Jul 14, 2012 13:46 pm

Cat With No Tail wrote:very best off-road car ever is a Suziki Jimni.

Oh dear lol, we used to have one of those.

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Re: Whats your realistic dream bike...

Postby Bikerguy15 » Sat Jul 28, 2012 22:15 pm

Lemme tink:

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Re: Whats your realistic dream bike...

Postby lawman » Mon Jul 30, 2012 15:59 pm

Bikerguy15 wrote:Lemme tink:

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If it was a touch lighter, and they took the stupid brace of the seattube on larger sizes, it would be a fooking nice bike, it just doesn't quite tick all the boxes to hit dream bike for me.

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Re: Whats your realistic dream bike...

Postby bennett_346 » Mon Jul 30, 2012 21:12 pm

Bikerguy15 wrote:Lemme tink:

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That looks hideous, really. And what's so special about it?

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Re: Whats your realistic dream bike...

Postby Briggo » Mon Jul 30, 2012 21:41 pm

bennett_346 wrote:That looks hideous, really. And what's so special about it?


I concur, I don't get what the recent hype is about it, seen it mentioned on here quite a few times recently.

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Re: Whats your realistic dream bike...

Postby VWsurfbum » Mon Jul 30, 2012 21:45 pm

i think its made from special hippie steel

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Re: Whats your realistic dream bike...

Postby Northwind » Mon Jul 30, 2012 21:48 pm

If it's got 100% of the riding-goodness of the Hemlock (which is fantastic) and no more than 25% of the snapping in half (well OK that was less fantastic) , then that'll make it very very good. But still not a dream bike IMO, not exotic enough
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Re: Whats your realistic dream bike...

Postby Briggo » Mon Jul 30, 2012 21:58 pm

Bloody hippie steel.

Well my offering is this, never ridden one but due to its good looks I bet it rides the bestest.

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Re: Whats your realistic dream bike...

Postby The Northern Monkey » Mon Jul 30, 2012 22:25 pm

I'd still like this in my fleet...

http://chargebikes.com/projects/2009/Tango/

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Re: Whats your realistic dream bike...

Postby paul.skibum » Mon Jul 30, 2012 22:42 pm

There was a Yeti SB66 reviewed in a US mag recently - does look a very nice bike - if I had such a thing it would probably be my dream bike. A Blur LTc maybe. But realistically so I wasnt scared to drop it an Enduro would probably do.
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Re: Whats your realistic dream bike...

Postby oodboo » Tue Jul 31, 2012 03:46 am

VWsurfbum wrote:i think its made from special hippie steel

Forget hippie steel, bamboo is where it's at for the real hippies:
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Re: Whats your realistic dream bike...

Postby bennett_346 » Tue Jul 31, 2012 08:01 am

Well here is mine.

If we're talking any dream bike, then the Transition TR250:

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However it's £5,000, so not very realistic.

If we're talking thread title, then a Specialized Enduro Evo:

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Re: Whats your realistic dream bike...

Postby VWsurfbum » Tue Jul 31, 2012 13:03 pm

oodboo wrote:
VWsurfbum wrote:i think its made from special hippie steel

Forget hippie steel, bamboo is where it's at for the real hippies:
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Re: Whats your realistic dream bike...

Postby oodboo » Wed Aug 01, 2012 11:54 am

I've changed my mind about the Intense Carbine SL. I wont that one

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