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    Is this bike worth $100 ?

    I am thinking of buying this bike, and the asking price is $100. Is it worth it?

    Yes, I know it's older, but I just need a cheap bike to get off road with, and money's tight.

    http://smithtech.org/bike/bike.jpg

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    Does it fit you well?

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    Not sure yet. It's a 15" frame, which is what I need, but I will be having to meet the seller halfway, as it's a pretty good distance from me.

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    how tall are you? 4 ft? well if it fits you. i had the same bike that i got from a police auction for $25. i rode the crap out of it. replaced the frount tire twice and the back once.

    its a worthy bike, i would get it i loved mine!

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    For $100? No.

    I'd pay $70 max

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    I ride a 15 1/2" bianchi and am 5'6" short. If it fits then go for it.
    How long was I in the army? Five foot seven.


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    Is that a threadless stem stuck on a threaded steerer tube? It looks crooked in the photo. Something strange there.

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    how tall are you? 4 ft?
    Oh come on now...a 15" MTB would be way too big for someone 4 ft tall. I ride a 37 cm frame and I am 5'2" with a 26" inseam.
    "Ride lots." -- Eddy Merckx

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    The stem looks wierd, like supcom said. Can the seller produce some bill of sale showing that he bought the bike from someone, or a bike shop?

    After you check to see that, can you ride the bike for long periods of time? Does it fit you well enough that you can tolerate it?

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    I'd get an explanation on the stem/fork issue. If that is satisfactory AND it fits and you see no other issues, than it is probably worth it.

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    I think it would be.if it fits u and works good,I think it would be worth $100
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