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Old 07-21-09, 11:15 AM   #1
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2005 Dahon Speed Pro 21 Speed Folding Bike

is this price ok ? listed at CL and the bike is near my place and i have been contemplating for days now. can't decide if i should get it. what do you guys think ????

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/bik/1278465954.html

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Old 07-21-09, 11:41 AM   #2
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I had one of these. Great bike. The DualDrive is a great gear system for folders. The frame is strong and stiff, with plenty of room, too (I'm 6' tall). Nice wheelset.

I think the asking prices is so-so. You could probably negotiate a bit on that.
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I still have mine.. excellent bikes .. only change I made were On One shallow drops and STIs .. the CL one probably doesn't have a ton of miles as it still has the Mango Stelvios and Pantour hub.. some of the hubs had premature problems.. if you go look at it, see if there is any side to side slop in the front wheel .. should feel mostly like your Boardwalk, if it feels looser, you'll notice it at speed when riding and the fix will be sending the wheel back to Pantour or another complete wheel.. the gearing will be great for SF ..
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I think the asking prices is so-so. You could probably negotiate a bit on that.
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about how much do you think is the fair price for this 2005 model ? so that when i get there i have a set figure.

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I still have mine.. excellent bikes .. only change I made were On One shallow drops and STIs .. the CL one probably doesn't have a ton of miles as it still has the Mango Stelvios and Pantour hub.. some of the hubs had premature problems.. if you go look at it, see if there is any side to side slop in the front wheel .. should feel mostly like your Boardwalk, if it feels looser, you'll notice it at speed when riding and the fix will be sending the wheel back to Pantour or another complete wheel.. the gearing will be great for SF ..
thanks - any other things i need to check before jumping on it ?

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