BMX - please help me!!!!!!! i need info on a bike!!!
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03-09-06, 01:28 PM
hey, i wanted to bid on an auction on ebay. i have been looking at fly bikes for a while, and deceided i would get one.
the model of the bike is a fly 02 i have seen many bikes from fly, but never heard of this one. does anyone know ant information about this bike, or know hwere i can find some? thanks for all your help.
please answer as soon as possible since the auction is ending soon. THANKS!!!!!! :D
03-09-06, 01:42 PM
Maybe you could... link to the auction?
03-09-06, 03:27 PM
heres the link,
03-09-06, 03:55 PM
The frame on that doesnt look like any Fly I've ever seen; I've never seen one with the toptube extending past the seatpost like that. Those don't look like Fly forks to me, either.
03-09-06, 04:08 PM
ok thanks. i might just go for something else. do you have any recomendations?
i need something around the price range of 300, i also want it to weigh around 20 lbs.
cause i live in an apt. building and i have to carry it up and down 6 flights of stairs everyday :mad:
03-09-06, 04:11 PM
Sorry, but you're not going to find a freestyle bike that weighs 20lbs in general, much less one that cheap. My bike weighed 24.5lbs (the last time I checked), and it cost me over a grand.
03-09-06, 04:12 PM
i was looking at this, but its preatty beat up, but if i got it for 100 it wouldent be that bad of a deal.
03-09-06, 04:15 PM
Q: I am looking for a bike to ride around with my 2 little boys, i used to ride in the mid 80's, can this bike have front & rear brakes put on it
A: yes it can i dont own them but they can be bought and put on. if interested pounce on this deal its a 400$ bike out of store it wont be available...more
Q: hey, when u said it weighed 17 lbs, is that the whole bike or just the frame? thanks
A: the whole thing. very light
Q: how much do you think a sprocket would cost please be honest? thanks again
A: brand new in store about 50$ im sure you could find one much cheaper on ebay say 10 or 20$
Q: Can you find out and tell me how much the frame or the entire bike ways? thanks.
A: roughly 17 lbs. sorry i did not specify
17lbs? My ass. Maybe without the cranks, chain, sprocket, and frame.
03-09-06, 04:18 PM
lol. thats y i really didnt want to buy a bike off of ebay, but there is only one bike shop close to where i live, and they are wayyyyyy overprice. bikes you can get brand new online from the factory for 200 they sell for 400 or 500.
03-09-06, 04:39 PM
400 - 500 for a good complete bike is pretty normal...you can get entry-level ones with really heavy 1 pc. cranks for around 250-300 (this is in canadian dollars, BTW).
but like someone else said, you won't find a BMX around 20 lbs ANYWHERE...and if you do, it'll be expensive.
i think you need to set your sights a bit lower on price or weight.
03-09-06, 06:22 PM
i dont even care if it weighs more than 20, but my old bike was a piece of crap, and it weighed about 50. the rims also snapped, so i decided to get a new one. but thaT WAS MY FIRST BMX BIKE AND ONLY COST LIKE 100 OR 150, SO IT LASTED FOR LONG ENOUGH. I JUST WANTED TO MAKE SURE THAT MY NEXT BIKE WOULD BE PREATTY GOOD, BECUASE ONCE IT GET THAT ONE MY PARENTS ARENT GONNA GIVE ME ANY MONEY FOR A NEW BIKE FOR A WHILE.
03-09-06, 06:37 PM
the frame in that 1st link you put up does look like a Fly frame they sold for a while(i almost bought one when they were selling it). I'll try to find the name. they were in DansComp a while back. although i threw away all my old Danscomp catalogs last week ill see if i can find one i missed.
03-09-06, 06:39 PM
ok thanks alot. my email is, email@example.com
so you can send it to there, or just post it if you find it. thanks :D
anyway as of now what do you think would be a better buy,
the fly 02
or the haro freestyle?
the haro is alot cheaper, but it needs a new sprocket, and possibly brakes if it dont come with them.
thanks for every1's help
03-09-06, 08:10 PM
i couldnt find any old catalogs so i looked in the back of an old RideBMX mag because i would recognize the name. its the Fly "Estampedia" frame. I couldnt find a pic but i remember the top tube extending a little past the seattube, the gussets on the top and down tubes and those giant dropouts. it also came in tan :D
i agree with Beerman about the fork. doesnt look like Fly
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