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Old 01-09-08, 05:15 PM   #1
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can someone id this bike for me?

the seller email it to me and wants 400.00, looks to have low end components, but no name given and what are the opinions of this bike,
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Old 01-09-08, 05:27 PM   #2
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Im not sure why, its just a feeling i have, but i THINK (correct me if im wrong people) it is a Giant Canyon.
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Im not sure why, its just a feeling i have, but i THINK (correct me if im wrong people) it is a Giant Canyon.
I'm not sure if that's right, you know, since it doesn't say it anywhere.
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Giant Canyon DS - - about an '05 model. Descendant of the Warp DS series.
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Giant Canyon DS - - about an '05 model. Descendant of the Warp DS series.

thats what i was looking for thanks dminor. i can tell its a canyon but checked mtbr.com and several other sites and the seller said it was a newer model so i checked the 08-06 catalogs and didnt find a comparable bike. i wasn't thinking 05 as a newer model.

those guys are just too funny
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I did some more digging - - it was HARD to find. Giant's worldwide web site will take you to any distributor country. From there, you can access archival catalogs from about 2002 to 2006. I finally found that model on the Poland site (they evidently did not offer that model in North America or most of Western Europe for that matter):

http://archive.giant-bicycles.com/pl...05&model=10221

Most of the spec table is actually readable. Good luck.
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Ask for a lower price. I wouldn't pay $400 for that bike.
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I'll be serious this time. I would think $200 would be a fair price, maybe even lower depending on how much use. For a 2005 (thanks Doug) model with low components, that might even be high. I would think you could get a new bike for $400 with low end components. Check your local shops and see if they have stuff from last year. Good luck.
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yes that bike is very hard to find i couldnt locate it anywhere thats why i asked, thanks for the heads up.
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That bike looks tiny.
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Maybe the bike is normal-sized, but the chair rail in the house is just really high...
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400 bucks, can get a trek 3900 or a 4300 lol

+ or - a few 10's lol
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If you have 400 bucks to spend you are way better off getting a new entry level hardtail. Otherwise, I would agree with rankin; ask for a lower price.
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thanks guys, the frame is 18". your right on the chair rail i think it is rather high come to think of it. So any where from 200 - 300 is an ok buy, not a great deal. 150-200 is good.
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spring shock
cheap fork
acera RD

....get a nice hardtail

that's just me, I'm not a Giant fan
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spring shock
cheap fork
acera RD

....get a nice hardtail

that's just me, I'm not a Giant fan
I am a Giant fan but I would say the same- This is a low grade suspension bike that will not be an easy ride- I'd forget it. Any Hardtail would give a better ride- Unless you don't get seasick from the Bobbing that would take place on every pedal stroke.
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