Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - Where to buy Schwinn Madison?
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12-22-08, 02:06 PM
I've been looking for a schwinn madison for about a month now. There are a few LBSs that carry it around here, but they sell them for 500+. That price is out of my reach. I am looking for a price under 400. I did some research and found that some online retailers (such as Performance) used to carry it for under 400.
So I ask you guys. Is there some online retailer that carries the bike for under 400? If not, should I wait?
12-22-08, 02:08 PM
Bike prices went up a TON in the past year. I wouldn't count on finding it cheaper.
Unless Wal-Mart starts selling it.
12-22-08, 02:08 PM
where do you live?
12-22-08, 02:12 PM
12-22-08, 05:04 PM
shameless bump :/
12-22-08, 05:08 PM
Keep an eye on eBay. A few weeks ago, there were a ton of 08 Madisons for sale for aound $375.
Look for a sale at Performance. They do 10-20% off sales often.
12-22-08, 05:09 PM
ebay had some for $379 the other day. and they were the new ones.
12-22-08, 05:21 PM
Thanks guys. I want to get one for the spring. Hopefully some sales pop up before then. If all else fails, I'll get a bike from bikesdirect. The reason being, I'm low on cash.
12-22-08, 06:13 PM
The reason being, I'm low on cash.
Domino's 4 nights x $60/night=$240 and end of cash problem.
12-22-08, 06:20 PM
my friend does delivery for round table pizza, he says its way sick and basically gets to be his own boss aside from choosing his hours. he makes like 40 bucks a night in tips but a couple weeks ago some fools called in an order and surrounded his car with guns and jacked him for 270 clams.
cops said that sucks, get a tazer
12-22-08, 08:29 PM
I was able to get a brand new Madison on Ebay early this month for under $250.
This was pretty freakish:
The bike was being sold from an LBS that had closed its doors... for $300 +47 shipping.
Microsoft Live.com was offering 25% Cashback if you joined and used their Cashback program:
$300 x .75 = 225 + 47 = $272.
Ebay was also offering $30 if you used a new Ebay Mastercard:
$272 -$30 = $242.00
Live.com is down to 4% these days. :(
Either way, keep your eyes peeled. The deals do happen.
12-22-08, 09:02 PM
Here in Philly.
12-23-08, 12:53 AM
Damn. No sales anywhere near that good here in phx. I'm gonna keep an eye on all sales. One is bound to pop up before spring time, right? Hehe.
12-23-08, 02:05 AM
Just keep an eye on craigslist and ebay.
or just go with bikesdirect if the wait is too much.
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