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Old 07-20-11, 08:23 AM   #1
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Old Free Spirit

The listing for this bike states "Vintage FREE-SPIRIT Single Speed (54cm) - $120"

What do you think?

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Old 07-20-11, 08:36 AM   #2
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I wouldn't pay $120. Its a crappy bike, beautifully presented and super clean.

For not much more, you can get a brand new SS, with modern wheels, light weight, in any color and size you want.

Or for that price, you can get a nice vintage 3 speed, which IMHO, is more useful and desirable. Free Spirit = Sears house brand. Some of the Free Spirit 3 speeds were made in Austria, and are pretty decent.
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+1. I agree with Bill. I see those at thrift stores all the time for $40 or less and pass them up...
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Old 07-22-11, 04:48 AM   #4
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Get a new one from Nashbar .. when they have a special promotional shipping or 10-20% off. Redoing a bike like this is not a big deal. Let some other guy spend $120 for a $50 bike.
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