Looking for a bike-is this a good deal?
I've been thinking about buying a bike and getting into riding and I found this site this afternoon. I am an Athena, 240# and 5'6", and want to find something that will take my weight. I will be riding mostly on paved trails and streets.
On Craigslist I found a 2008 Marin San Rafael with 13.5"/34 cm frame. I haven't contacted the seller yet because I want to know if that size frame is even remotely close to what I need. According to the seller it has only been ridden 6-7 times and has been in storage for the last three years. I know--caveat emptor! They are asking $135 OBO. Is that a fair price?
I found a Marin Bikes website with 2008 models but this bike looks a little different. It's supposed to be a women's bicycle but the cross bar looks a little higher than the women's model and a little lower than the men's model. Maybe it's just the angle of the picture. Here's a photo:
Thanks for any help you can give.