DRF aka Thrifty Bill
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: The NC Mountains
Bikes: 86 Katakura Silk, 87 Prologue, 87 Cimarron, 14 frame school custom, 73 Paramount
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Not sure of the reason a Univega or Peugeot is better?
Univega never built a single bike, I have a Univega built in Taiwan by KHS (a competitor to Giant). Nice bike, no better or worse than a comparable Giant. Some Peugeots are better than Giants, some are worse.
$140 for a bike in LA is cheap, it won't last. Finding something better for $150 = looking really hard, and acting really quick. Anything decent in that price range is going to be scooped up and resold for more.
Last edited by wrk101; 08-05-11 at 08:50 AM.