Testing A New Bike Out

Discussion in 'Mountain Biking' started by crazystreet, Sep 17, 2009.

  1. crazystreet

    crazystreet Guest

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    What kind of stuff do you guys do to get the feel for a new bike? It always seems weird so I try to do as many tricks as I can to learn it...
     
  2. Biker

    Biker New Member

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    Wiggle it, shake it, Do some jumps, whatever.
     

  3. TxCyclist

    TxCyclist Administrator Staff Member Admin Staff

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    I see if it's the right dimensions for me and I can pedal with the correct motion. Test brakes, shift through all the gears, I ride it around a good distance to test the ride quality of the suspension if any.
     
  4. funetical

    funetical Slowin it up.

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    If its in a garage sale!!!
     
  5. darkangel

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    You would only test used bikes before purchasing?