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Old 07-11-07, 09:42 AM   #1
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Strida 5-type bike on ebay

Very reasonable buy now price of $264.99.
I wonder what the catch is?
ebay Item number: 130132670755
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Old 07-11-07, 09:57 AM   #2
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There was a post here about these yesterday, in which they seemed to be pretending it's really a Strida; that post was apparently removed by the moderators. Note that the description says the wheels are plastic, "exactly as pictured," and the photo shows metal wheels. Hmmm.
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Old 07-11-07, 10:35 AM   #3
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Seems like it's probably a knockoff. The Strida is a very simple design. How much could they possibly screw it up?

I'll tell you one thing: If I didn't just buy two new bikes a few months ago I'd be all over this.
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I emailed the seller about replacement parts. I was told if I bought it they would give me the name of the manufacturer in China. So if you buy one you should hope that it has parts interchangable with strida.
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The auction ended with a buy-it-now purchase. I emailed the buyer and invited them to comment about the bike here when they got it.
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The auction ended with a buy-it-now purchase. I emailed the buyer and invited them to comment about the bike here when they got it.
Great idea
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