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BMX vs trick bike


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Guys and girls

 

I want to get a commuter bike for the city.

 

Not going to do longer distance than 15 km a day. I'm a mountain biker and would still like to enjoy my rides to work so want to get something that would jump a curb.

 

What would you suggest?

 

Getting a bmx or more a urban trick bike like those dudes on the mountain bike videos that balance on buildings edges etc.

 

I really don't know the complexities of the differences between the two.

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Well. Depends what you want to do. You can still jump a curb with a normal mtb, which will also be easier to do the 15km with.

 

If you want to play around and do some urban jumps of say 1m and higher then you can get a urban/dirt jump bike. DO a search on dirt jump.

 

The bikes with which they do balancing tricks is called a trials bike. WOuldn't recommend riding 15km with that. They normally don't even have a saddle.

 

Give some more info, and then maybe we can help some more.

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get something nearer to a 4x bike.. google it im sure youll have plenty hits.

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i say get a GT ruckus i am using something similar for the same purpose (kinda)

Have a look here at 0bike the SX is going for a good price .

 

CLIKC ME :D

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I'm actually looking for something a bit different from a normal mtb, just for the sake of riding something else.

 

What brands would be advisable for BMX (will look into GT thanks)

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I'm actually looking for something a bit different from a normal mtb, just for the sake of riding something else.

 

What brands would be advisable for BMX (will look into GT thanks)

 

Mongoose and Redline have a nice range of bikes.

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  • 3 months later...

nah, get a single speed mtb with 26" wheels, and a 80 to 100mm travel fork.

 

i cruise round on my bmx all the time but distance is killer on my back when i ride far and jump all day.

thats why mtb will be better for 15km trips i rate

my 2c.

cherz

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