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    im going to sell my Kona and buy a Gary Fisher

    so i think im going to sell my Kona Scrap and get a Gary Fisher Marlin...the thing is im not sure what is a good price for the Kona ...when i bought it it cost me almost $800, and then i up graded the front fork to a bomber...it has vbrakes...i mean this has been a great bike, but im just switching gears a little,(nice pun) and going into more of a mountain/ singltrack bike...anybody have any input...
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    Not what I thought the thread was about. I thought you were selling your Kona to buy a girlfriend.
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    Quote Originally Posted by junkyard View Post
    Not what I thought the thread was about. I thought you were selling your Kona to buy a girlfriend.

    thats funny...should i edit that???lol

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    i never did have luck buying girlfriends.
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    Quote Originally Posted by junkyard View Post
    Not what I thought the thread was about. I thought you were selling your Kona to buy a girlfriend.
    i thoght the same thing. i was thinking there goes a lot of money right there.
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    Are your brakes working? In the 3rd pic the brake cables are hanging loosely at an odd angle coming out of the brake levers. For a V-brake bike I'm not sure you can go much higher than $550, but that's just my opinion...
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    I just bought a GF piranha. In my opinion, it really jumps out ahead of the marlin. You said you spent $800 on the Kona, why sell that to buy a "cheaper" bike? Find a year old Piranha or Tassajara. You won't regret it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lebowski View Post
    i never did have luck buying girlfriends.
    Sometimes you come out pretty good when you rent one for a while.
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    I was about to make some wisecrack about rent-to-own but thought better of it.

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    stay away from the option to own.
    "harder" is not a very good safeword.

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    This spring you can sell it for 500 i bet in good working condition

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    You can get a girlfriend by the hour on craigslist but I'd keep the Kona. Much cheaper than keeping a girl. Of course you could buy a Gary Fisher.
    It's better to burn out than fade away...or slip out of your pedal and face plant on the side of the road!!!

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    If you do the Gary then just remember the Kona won't give you any diseases.
    Oh wait.......
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    It seems a bit odd that you are selling this bike to get a lower grade of bike. I had a Marlin and sold it a few years ago to buy a Kona. It's all personal preference, but I think you should go for a better Fisher model than the Marlin. Just offering my opinion.

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    Why cant you use that bike for single track?

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    you'd be lucky to get 300-400 for that.

    you'd maybe be better off to keep it and turn it into what you want.

    why don't you like the scrap?
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