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im a 15 year old freshman in highschool,
i weigh 130lbs. and am 5ft. 7in. tall
i win the junior races around Omaha/ Lincoln area
and next year plan to race junior for points and unofficially race sport for experence,
and in 2009 in July plan to go to nationals in Colorado
so i have a few rookie questions, i have $1,500 to spend on a bike which one would give me the best edge for my XC races?
im thinking about maybe a 29er
or the rock hopper
also wana join a team.. any good ideas which one to join?
 

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Buy the 9er.
Buy it used and save hundreds.
Skip the Sport class and race Expert, although USA Cycling has just renamed the classes.
Find a Pro or Semi-Pro mentor in your area for coaching.
Good Luck at Nationals. Happy Trails
 
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