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Old 04-15-2012, 07:57 PM   #1504
Gummee!
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Originally Posted by BHW View Post
Well, after several years off the bicycle, I picked up another MTB. Was trying to do it on a tight budget, and watching for a 29er. I preferred full suspension back when I was an avid rider. But it really wasn't in the budget, that BIG speeding ticket I recently got wasn't helping! So, I found a good deal on an Iron Horse Maverick XC. Not a high end bike by any stretch of the imagination. But it will allow me to get back into riding on a budget, and see if my heart (legs) is really into it. Cleaned and tuned it up, and taken a few quick spins around my property on it, on a little trail I built for my son to ride his Honda 50 on. So far, it's not bad. Decent cheap spec Shimano rapid fire shifters, and cheap Tektro cable pull discs. Not bad for $100 though.
Welcome back. Check Pricepoint.com for deals on 29er frames. Ditto with Performance and Nashbar.

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