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Old 10-16-10, 01:55 AM   #1
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Need Help

Hello everyone,

I am new to this forum and I dont know much about bikes, but I was wondering if you guys would help me out with something.

Currently, I am looking at a bike (Trek 560) and it's being sold for $150.

I am a college student and would only use it for commuting. I don't really need anything fancy added on to it or anything. I was wondering if the price is good for the bike? The owner has had the bike for 2 years and has taken excellent care of it.

http://blacksburg.craigslist.org/bik/2004755889.html

there is a link to the page. tell me what I should do. Thanks!


theres also another bike i was looking at which is at this link below

http://blacksburg.craigslist.org/bik/1997633603.html
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Old 10-16-10, 06:04 AM   #2
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If the bike is the right size, and has no major flaws, I would jump on it. I think you would be able to get most or all of your money back if you decide to resell it later. Again, assuming it has no major flaws. I think the price is very fair. A nice looking bike. If I lived close enough, I would buy it in a sec.
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Old 10-16-10, 06:57 AM   #3
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Barring inspection of the tubes for cracks (particularly where the head/dowtube meet) I'd say it's a good deal.

The problem is that by the time you see it on CL someone has already bought it
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Barring inspection of the tubes for cracks (particularly where the head/dowtube meet) I'd say it's a good deal.

The problem is that by the time you see it on CL someone has already bought it
That is the way it works in my corner of the 'verse.
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