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 Post subject: Young guy here
PostPosted: Sun Oct 09, 2005 10:39 am 
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Location: North of Scotland,Uk
Hey guys,im 14 and live in the north of scotland.I race xc and am in the scottish youth development squad.
Ive got a few bikes but here's my racer
http://www.flickr.com/photos/magnusdavidson/43810562/

and heres me and my steel trail bike
http://www.flickr.com/photos/magnusdavidson/49114071/

Neither are anything special by your terms.The maxlights about 24 pounds.

The reason i came on here is ill be racing for a german bike company next year(cube bikes) and am going to be wanting that to hit the 19/20 pounds zone with that bike and am looking for tips.

Cheers mag


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 09, 2005 1:54 pm 
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:welcome:
But what do these down-facing bar ends mean??? Hope your arms arenĀ“t so crooked :roll:

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 09, 2005 1:56 pm 
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I like to climb out of the saddle alot and there in a nice position for that.Ive allways preferd bar ends with a facing down type of profile aswell


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 09, 2005 6:35 pm 
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Those are pretty nice bikes...

I wish I had a bike like that when I was 14.... but then again... there weren't Dual controls, 27 speed and front suspension was availeble but costly :lol:

but then that was '94... I was riding a Trek 830 (2nd bike) with a rigid fork and 21 speed... I don't know what the weight was... but was ALOT :lol:

good luck with your new your Cube later on.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 10, 2005 2:54 pm 
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Cube make some really nice looking bikes. Their annodized finish ones look lovely. Well done for having earnt a sponsor.

Your bar-ends do look funny though, but PLEASE stick with what you like and what works for you, rather than have magazines / websites :oops: and friends dictate what you want.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 10, 2005 7:12 pm 
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saddles pushed forward are so uncool....

are you a tester/triathlete?

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 10, 2005 7:27 pm 
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Cheers guys,
the saddles what i like.Im a juvenile mountain bike xc racer so i basically bomb it round doing 1 lap of half an hour with my haert rate at near maximum the whole time.Will move up to youth next year where i do it twice as long.


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