Join Date: Aug 2006
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In my area, that's a $150-$200 bike, even in pristine condition. SF is obviously a hotter market, but $200 seems like a steep markup to me. You have to decide what a fair SF markup is. It's not a bad bike, but it's lower mid-range in the model lineup. Judging by the ad, I doubt the seller will negotiate down much, but it's worth a try. It does look like it was fully refurbished, which is worth a $100+ at a bike shop, so factor that in. Of course, only you can be the judge on how well the job was done. Ask if all the bearings (headset, hubs, and bottom bracket) were regreased and the bearing balls replaced with new ones. I can tell you the tires are basement bargain Cheng Shin or similar. Looks like the quick release is open on the front brake. Properly adjusted, it should be closed and not rub on the rim when the wheels is spun.
By the way, I'd say the height range for that frame should be 5'10" to 6'0", but a lot depends on your specific body dimensions.
Last edited by JunkYardBike; 07-10-11 at 06:24 PM.