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    Too much, just about right, or something else?

    I'm trying to get the biking bug to bite my wife and daughter like it has me and my son.

    I have an opportunity to buy a 2008 Specialized Myka Elite from a one-owner ... she says it has only been ridden a handful of times and the bike looks like it ... it's cherry. My research shows that this bike sold for about $700 new ... they don't make this exact model anymore but the closest thing to it sells for $940 in the 2011 version.

    She wants $400 ... I don't know much about used bike prices ... is this a fair price? Offer less? Better off doing something else?

    Thanks in advance for your help.

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    Senior Member JonathanGennick's Avatar
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    $400 seems in the zone of reasonableness to me. And as you notice, bike and part prices have gone badly up in the past few years.

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    Senior Member Retro Grouch's Avatar
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    I'd say that price sounds fair. How's the size going to fit your wife or daughter?

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