Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
Bikes: 2005 Fuji Professional, 2002 Lemond Zurich, Folders - Strida, Merc, Dahon, Downtube, Recumbent folder
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I have experience with these clones. My judgement is that if you buy one of these, you should be prepared to spend about $150 to upgrade some critical parts - bottom bracket, tires, pedals, etc. Then you'd have a useful, daily riding bike. Still a lot cheaper than the original Strida.
BruceMetras can testify to the same conclusion. He's got his clone in pretty good condition now.