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So I've hit a bump in the financial road and decided I have to sell my enduro. I find myself using my Jamis hardtail exclusively, but I''m moving to Portland, OR in two weeks and am worried I'm going to miss the big FS bike once I have some more serious terrain at my disposal. Somebody tell me I'll be happy with my trusty steel steed, even out in the real mountains, cause I'm feeling sad about the ordeal!
 

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A bike without suspension in the front AND the rear?! That's just plain old crazy talk!
 

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I spent a couple hours cleaning it up today and came to terms with selling it. It's a sweet ride but I absolutely LOVE my steel Jamis.
 

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I'd wait till after the move and riding the trails there before deciding to sell it.
90% rider 10% bike? Noone told self proclaimed AM'ers that. :eek:
 

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I'm driving there with my sportworks rack that only holds two bikes. Hardtail and my SS roadie get both spots.
 

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if it's just a bump in the financial road, and not a gaping chasm or something, I'd say hold onto the enduro...
between the relative ease of replacing the rigid (vs replacing the Jamis) and your about-to-be newfound access to more riding, I think you're going to be kicking yourself for letting her go.

hell, worst case, break down the jamis and carry her inside/strapped to the roof/via UPS to free up rack space.
 

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Well, I'm moving to Portland to start law school so I'm not really going to have very much time to ride anyway. Once I'm out of school I'll have more $ to throw around and I might get myself a really nice FS bike like a Turner or Santa Cruz, you know...as a graduation present (although some more Canon L glass will be tempting too). For now though, this is the best thing for me to do. My dragon fits me a little better too and I'm a pretty good rider on it, I think I can handle just about anything on that bike other than rutted out crazy downhills.
 

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Loags said:
I'm driving there with my sportworks rack that only holds two bikes. Hardtail and my SS roadie get both spots.
B.S. ....we put three bikes on a 2 person bike......you might want to check Falls City or Blackrock.. http://www.brmba.org/ ..which is less then an hour a way.....man keep your bike...or at least see the area and then decide.....you will be sad big time

here is 3 bikes on a T-2.....used tie-downs for middle bike....rack is leaned down to get to the cargo area
 

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Loags said:
I'm driving there with my sportworks rack that only holds two bikes. Hardtail and my SS roadie get both spots.
B.S. ....we put three bikes on a 2 person bike......you might want to check Falls City or Blackrock.. http://www.brmba.org/ ..which is less then an hour a way.....man keep your bike...or at least see the area and then decide.....you will be sad big time

here is 3 bikes on a T-2.....used tie-downs for middle bike....rack is leaned down to get to the cargo area
 

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Elno Lewis said:
YOu must be young. That beating will catch up with you sooner or later if you ride the rough stuff enough.
Sh!t. 38, haven't ridden with suspension in at least 3 years, 90% of my rides are above 8000 feet in the Rockies on the gnar. Curious, when do you suppose it'll catch up with me?
 
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