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    Mr. Maximan1 maximan1's Avatar
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    Something bike related wows

    My sister and I were riding our bikes today, and one of her pedals break off. The pedal is acually fine, but the crank broke. I need some inexpensive crank options. This bike is a BRAND NEW Walmart bike Schwinn.
    Not the best bike, but the cranks SHOULD HAVE lasted at least 2 months.

    Can you help me bikeforums?

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    "Something bike related wows"

    In Foo? Whoa you are gonna get moved.........

    And don't get me started on the "I told ya so's" of the mtb forum. Just don't let them know whatever you do. You and I both know why.

    If I were you I'd change the bike and say it's a roadie before the mods see it. Or else it's going there.........



    RUNNNNNNNNNNNNNN!!!!!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by maximan1
    My sister and I were riding our bikes today, and one of her pedals break off. The pedal is acually fine, but the crank broke. I need some inexpensive crank options. This bike is a BRAND NEW Walmart bike Schwinn.
    Not the best bike, but the cranks SHOULD HAVE lasted at least 2 months.

    Can you help me bikeforums?
    If it's 2 months old and it broke, bring it back to Wal-Mart and get your money back. Then go to your LBS like you should have done to begin with and get a proper bike.
    First Class Jerk

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    Oops, Too late!! Shhhhhhhhh Santiago, don't tell the mtb forum!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by santiago
    If it's 2 months old and it broke, bring it back to Wal-Mart and get your money back. Then go to your LBS like you should have done to begin with and get a proper bike.
    I think that the LBS won't have anything suitable for under $500

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    Ummmmmmmm

    I'm gonna do the traditional Hardrock recommendation.

    Then add the traditional "Specialized Sucks".

    Whew. Got THAT outta my system....
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    Quote Originally Posted by maximan1
    I think that the LBS won't have anything suitable for under $500
    Dude, there are some sweet entry-level bikes priced well under $500 at your LBS.

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    This is a hybrid bike

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    Well Pfffffffffft. That's your problem.
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    Pffffffffffft no way. Thats your problem girl

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    ...Annnnnnnnnnnnnnd why is it MY problem? I don't have a broken crank.
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    Cause....you want to pay for it? <hopeful maximan look>

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    Sure. Lemme get my purse.
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    Just look at the third square

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    Hi maximan1-

    Purchasing a quality bicycle from the LBS will ultimately save you money and will provide you with a much more enjoyable ride in the meantime. The catastrophic crank failure could have caused you to have a nasty accident...which potentially carries a huge pricetag. Wal-Mart is fine for purchasing soda, papertowels, and laundry detergent, but they're not so good for bicycles.

    ~ Blue Jays ~

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    Hi maximan1-

    I gotta start looking at profiles...."Puch Superleicht, Nishiki moutain project, Trek 2300 carbon composite..."

    ~ Blue Jays ~

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    What does your second post mean?

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    This thread killed my inner child.
    Momentum is my only friend.

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    Mr. Maximan1 maximan1's Avatar
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    I'm supposed to feel guilty now?
    I'm totally lost ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by maximan1
    What does your second post mean?
    It means you're a troll or you should just follow my original advice.
    First Class Jerk

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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind
    Oops, Too late!! Shhhhhhhhh Santiago, don't tell the mtb forum!!
    Too late. Bwaahaahaa.

    Seriously, though. Bring it back to Walmart. Get your money back. Go to the LBS and see what they have. You can get something decent for $500 (including hybrids if that is what she wants). Obviously that $500 didn't get squat at Walmart, right?
    Quote Originally Posted by dminor View Post
    The caveat with a strap-on, of course, is you will have to get creative with a couple of lock cables and an anchor point

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    The product of said squat is what you get from WalMart.
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    Quote Originally Posted by junkyard
    Too late. Bwaahaahaa.

    Seriously, though. Bring it back to Walmart. Get your money back. Go to the LBS and see what they have. You can get something decent for $500 (including hybrids if that is what she wants). Obviously that $500 didn't get squat at Walmart, right?
    You're too soft once you get out of the Mountain Bike forum.
    First Class Jerk

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    Thanks.....for the advice <regular maximan look>

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    Quote Originally Posted by santiago
    You're too soft once you get out of the Mountain Bike forum.
    It was an off day. I'll step it up next chance I get.
    Quote Originally Posted by dminor View Post
    The caveat with a strap-on, of course, is you will have to get creative with a couple of lock cables and an anchor point

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