it's the Terry Tailwind. finally something my size. haha
enjoy the ride.
1 bronze, 0 silver, 1 gold
it's a 2011 tailwind. I think it's $1,200.00.
My mom is telling me to negotiate. is this even possible?
Everything is negotiable!!
Most shops will offer some sort of discount on the bike, or offer you discounts on accessories bought with the bike, so if you need pedals, or helmet, or shorts, etc. think about that too.
I'd start by asking if they're firm on the price or if there's room to move. That way I don't waste my time trying to do numbers if they're already bare bones on what they can do.
Punctuation is important. It's the difference between "I helped my uncle, Jack, off a horse" and "I helped my uncle Jack off a horse"
How hard is to ask for $50 or $100 off? They are not going to move more than that I would bet, unless it is old stock.
it already comes with clipless pedals.
and no, new guy is not buying it (I wish haha) but he will be there.
Ok, I'll ask. I've never negotiated on a bike before. this should be exciting.
Or see if they can throw in a deal on accessories.
Don't forget that pictures will make this thread complete.
Dangit, I almost only post in Foo, so my post count is abysmal.
The fact that it's last year's model, may prompt them to negotiate to get it off the show floor. However, the MSRP on the 2011 model is $1,499. I'm guessing that the dealer has probably already dropped the price close to what they can and there won't be much wiggle room. But if you are picking it up on Wednesday, it sounds like the deal has already been struck. Tell your mom the MSRP and how much you are paying and she'll be satisfied.
I did a little more looking and found that Olsen's Bikes has a 2011 for sale for $749.00, so if you're near Forest Grove, Oregon, you might drop in there or at least show your LBS a printout of the page. That should give you some leverage.
With your recent driving record a new bike is a good choice
nope, paying with the plastic.
yeah i saw that today Artkansas but I am not near Forest Grove.
i think the bike is a good idea too
and I will definitely post photos.
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Congrats on a bike with a fun nick name. I just bought an Orca on ebay. I'm going to name it Flipper, cause its "faster than lightning."
I think its disgusting and terrible how people treat Lance Armstrong, especially after winning 7 Tour de France Titles while on drugs!
I can't even find my bike when I'm on drugs. -Willie N.
So, Missy, will you be able to sleep tonight what with all the anticipation.
counting down! a;sdkfj;alskdjf;alksdjf
plus i get to hang out with that guy. yay