Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - Is this worth it?
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10-21-08, 12:01 AM
This is a Fiori fixed gear i found for sale. The guy is asking $550 for this bike.I'm new to fixed gear bikes. Is this bike worth that?
Here it is:
10-21-08, 12:43 AM
here are the specs he has listed with it
black 53cm Fiori Triple-butted chromoly frame
hand-built Alex Rims
bullhorn (time-trial) handlebar
chopped brooks saddle
10-21-08, 02:23 AM
If you wait, you can get a decent bike. I got a stock '08 Pista for $450
I believe that the triple butted chromoly is the Modena model. They are a canadian company (actually made by norco), from what I know. There is some info on them here: http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=285816
And, i found a couple modenas on kijiji and craigslist that are priced well below that one:
So, i think the question is whether you think the components are worth a couple hundred dollars, since the frame doesnt seem to be anything special.
You should also notice that that bike has been posted twice: once in the beginning of September for 600 and again in october for 550, so people clearly arent biting (which should tell you something).
Hope this helps
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