Intense Tracer

Intense Tracer Date: January 2000 Price: $1499 (frame and shock) Purpose: Dual-suspension, XC racer/trailbike Home phone: 909-678-4576 B Value B Weight?25 pounds A Frame design B Fork performance?3" Manitou Mars CL A Rear…
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Foes FXC

Foes FXC Date: January 2000 Price: $1595 (frame only) Purpose: Dual-suspension, XC racer Home phone: (626) 683-8368 B Value A Weight?22.8 pounds (5-pound?frame and shock) A Frame design A Fork performance?2.8" RockShox SID Race…
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Karpiel Armageddon

Karpiel Armageddon Date: March 2000 Price: $3200 Purpose: Dual-suspension, DH racer Home Phone: (775) 858-4900 D Value D Weight?42 pounds A Frame design B Fork performance?10" Hanebrink LT-10 A Rear suspension?RCR shock,…
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Lenz Sport Descender

Lenz Sport Descender Date: March 2000 Price: $2700 (frame and shock) Purpose: Dual-suspension, DH racer Home Phone: (303) 857-9151 C Value D Weight?43 pounds A Frame design A Fork performance?8" White Bros. DH-2 A Rear…
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Outlaw Sancho

Outlaw Sancho Date: August 1999 Price: $689 (frame only) Purpose: Hardtail, dual-slalom/dirt jumping Home Phone: (503) 477-9540 A Value D Weight?35 pounds (complete) B Frame design B Fork performance?3" Marzocchi Z.2 B Component…
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Giant NRS DS-1

Giant NRS DS-1 Date: June 2000 Price: $1800 Purpose: Dual-suspension trailbike Home phone: (310) 223-0212 A Value C Weight?27 pounds B Frame design A Fork performance?4"-travel, RockShox SID XC. A Rear suspension?RockShox SID…
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Mountain Cycle San Andreas

Mountain Cycle San Andreas Date: April 2000 Price: $1999 (frame and shock) Purpose: Dual-suspension, trailbike Home Phone: (805) 545-8004 B Value B Weight?27.5 pounds A Frame design A Fork performance?4" RockShox SID SL B Rear…
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Jamis Dragon

Jamis Dragon Date: May 2000 Price: $2400 Purpose: Hardtail, Pro XC racing Home phone: (201) 768-9050 A Value A Weight?23.5 pounds A Frame design B Fork performance?3" Manitou Mars CL B Component selection A Climbing efficiency B…
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Schwinn Homegrown Pro Limited

Schwinn Homegrown Pro Limited Date: May 2000 Price: $3259 Purpose: Hardtail, Pro XC Racing Home phone: (800) 636-0391 B Value A Weight?21 pounds A Frame design A Fork performance?2.8" RockShox SID Race A Component selection A…
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Haro Extreme EX-1

Haro Extreme EX-1 Date: May 2000 Price: $899 Purpose: Dual-suspension, trailbike Home phone: (760) 599-0544 A Value D Weight?32 pounds B Frame design C Fork performance?3" Manitou Magnum B Rear suspension?RockShox Deluxe,…
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K2 Razorback RSL

K2 Razorback RSL Date: April 2000 Price: $2949 Purpose: Dual-suspension, XC-racer Home Phone: (206) 463-3631 B Value A Weight?23.5 pounds A Frame design B Fork performance?3" Noleen Mega Air B Rear Suspension?Noleen pull-shock,…
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Specialized Rockhopper FSR Comp

Specialized Rockhopper FSR Comp Date: May 2000 Price: $999 Purpose: Dual-suspension, trailbike Home phone: (408) 779-6229 A Value C Weight?29 pounds A Frame design B Fork performance?3" Manitou Magnum-R B Rear suspension?Fox…
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GT i-Drive XCR 1000

GT i-Drive XCR 1000 Date: June 2000 Price: $3200 Purpose: Dual-suspension Trailbike Home phone: (714) 481-7100 B Value C Weight?27 pounds A Frame design A Fork performance?3"-stroke RockShox SID XC fork A Rear suspension? Fox Air…
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K2 Zed X

K2 Zed X Date: June 1999 Price: $899 Purpose: Hardtail, trailbike Home Phone: (206) 463-3631 B Value C Weight?27 pounds B Frame design C Fork performance?3" K2 Smart Fork B Component selection B Climbing efficiency B Cornering…
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Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Comp

Specialized Stumpjumper FSR Comp Date: June 2000 Price: $1999 Purpose: Dual-suspension, Sport XC Racer Home phone: (408) 779-6229 A Value: B Weight ?25 pounds A Frame design ?Swing-link, Mac-strut suspension. A Fork performance…
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Marin Quake 9.0

Marin Quake 9.0 Date: June 2000 Price: $1395 Purpose: Hardtail, Dual Slalom/freerider Home phone: (800) 222-7557 B Value C Weight?30.5 pounds A Frame design A Fork performance?4" Manitou X-Vert B Component selection D Climbing…
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Schwinn Moab Disc

Schwinn Moab Disc Date: August 1999 Price: $1399 Purpose: Hardtail, sport/trailbike Home Phone: (303) 939-0100 A Value C Weight?26.5 pounds B Frame design B Fork performance?3" RockShox Judy XC B Component selection B Climbing…
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Cove Stiffie

Cove Stiffie Date: November 1999 Price: $495 (frame only) Purpose: Hardtail, freerider Home phone: (604) 929-1918 A Value C Weight?29.5 pounds A Frame design A Fork performance?5" Marzocchi QR-20 NA Component selection D Climbing…
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Mongoose MGX D-50

Mongoose MGX D-50 Date: November 1999 Price: $259.95 Purpose: Department store, dual-suspension Home phone: (800) 257-0662 C Value F Weight?34 pounds C Frame design D Fork performance:?1.25? RST 281-R C Rear suspension:?DMN…
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Jamis Exile

Jamis Exile Date: June 1999 Price: $649 Purpose: Hardtail, trailbike Home Phone: (201) 768-9050 A Value C Weight?26.5 pounds B Frame design C Fork performance?2.6" Manitou Spyder C Component selection C Climbing efficiency B…
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Diamondback XR8

Diamondback XR8 Date: January 2000 Price: $2149 Purpose: Dual-Suspension trailbike Home phone: (800) 222-5527 B Value B Weight?26.5 pounds A Frame design A Fork performance?4" RockShox SID SL A Rear suspension?RockShox SID damper,…
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KHS Alite 2000

KHS Alite 2000 Date: June 1999 Price: $850 Purpose: Hardtail, Sport XC racer Home Phone: (310) 632-7173 B Value C Weight?27 pounds B Frame design B Fork performance?3" Manitou Spyder R B Component selection C Climbing efficiency B…
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GOTH’S, BIRD-WATCHERS AND MOUNTAIN BIKES

GOTH'S, BIRD-WATCHERS AND MOUNTAIN BIKES By Richard J. Cunningham ?It's Goth appreciation month,? Rex whispered to me as we swilled espresso at Java N Jazz. A pack of twenty-something locals cruised through the cafe totally vamped…
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Azonic DS-1

Azonic DS-1 Date: August 1999 Price: $399 (frame only) Purpose: Hardtail, dual slalom racer Home Phone: (818) 998-1049 A Value D Weight?32 pounds (complete) B Frame design C Fork performance?3" RockShox Judy XC A Component…
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Bianchi B.A.S.S. Single Speed

Bianchi B.A.S.S. Single Speed Date: August 1999 Price: $799 Purpose: Cult-racer Home Phone: (510) 264-1001 A Value A Weight?21 pounds B Frame design NA Fork performance?(rigid fork) B Component selection C Climbing efficiency B…
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Battle Hammer

Battle Hammer Date: December 1999 Price: $1450 (frame only) Purpose: Dual-suspension, trailbike/freerider Home phone: (303) 530-3091 C Value C Weight?28 pounds (bike), 6.5 pounds (frame) A Frame design A Fork performance?5"…
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Bianchi Grizzly

Bianchi Grizzly Date: May 2000 Price: $1749 Purpose: Hardtail, sport XC racer Home phone: (510) 264-1001 B Value B Weight?25 pounds A Frame design B Fork performance?3" RockShox SID XC A Component selection A Climbing efficiency B…
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Cannondale CAAD–5

Cannondale CAAD--5 Date: December 1999 Price: $3400 Purpose: Cadel Evans? replica XC racer Home phone: (203) 749-7000 B Value A Weight?23 pounds A Frame design B Fork performance?2.5" HeadShok Fatty Ultra A Component selection A…
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Cannondale F-700

Cannondale F-700 Date: August 1999 Price: $1200 Purpose: Hardtail, sport XC racer Home Phone: (800) 726-2453 B Value A Weight?23.25 pounds B Frame design C Fork performance?2.5" HeadShok Fatty B Component selection B Climbing…
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Cannondale V-500

Cannondale V-500 Date: July 1999 Price: $1399 Purpose: Dual-suspension, trailbike Home Phone: (203) 749-7000 C Value C Weight?28 pounds B Frame design C Fork performance?2.7" HeadShok Fatty B Rear suspension?Fox Vanilla shock,…
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