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Old 04-29-11, 07:14 PM   #1
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Ladies Felt Cruiser (craigslist bike)

http://lafayette.craigslist.org/bik/2335753202.html

I saw this Craigslist ad and was wondering if this was a decent deal? My girlfriend is in the market for a cruiser and I'm trying to convince her to buy a used bike over a new Wal-Mart bike.

http://www.walmart.com/ip/Schwinn-Cl...-Bike/15711184

That's the Wal-Mart bike she was looking at, for comparison.

I'm not too knowledgeable of bikes myself, so any pointers/tips/recommendations whatever are welcome. Her max budget is $300, but she'd rather not spend over $200... if that's possible.
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Old 04-29-11, 08:14 PM   #2
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Hey, what's up? Fellow southern LA dude here.

Felt makes some really nice bikes. If I had to choose, I'd take the Felt over a Schwinn.
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i would take the felt bike too, rule of walmart get it in a box if you can help it
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Old 04-29-11, 11:15 PM   #4
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Well, is she worried about quality? If so, the Felt bike is the clear winner.
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Thanks for the replies guys, pretty much confirmed my opinion, but I wanted to make sure. I knew Felt made good bikes since I was recently in the market for a bike as well (I went with Trek though). I just wasn't sure if this particular bike was any good. I contacted the seller asking for model year and more pics and she sent both.. it's a 2009.

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Hey, what's up? Fellow southern LA dude here.
Not much, crazy couple of weeks... finals and commencement coming up soon (finally graduating). You? Nice to see local people on here.
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Old 05-01-11, 11:10 AM   #6
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That's GORGEOUS! Did she get it I hope?
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Old 05-02-11, 03:56 PM   #7
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We haven't gotten it yet. She ran into car trouble and spent the money for that instead. I plan on buying it for her though within the next few days.
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Picked it up today. The girl selling it ended up being friends of one my friends. Small world.
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Looks good. Wouldn't mind having the man's version myself. This is a bike you can own for years & sell it for what you payed for it.
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Oh I'm so glad you got it! Using it yet?
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