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Old 12-03-10, 09:42 AM   #1
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1993 Specialized Hardrock ultra?

Ok, looking for a winter bike as I'm going crazy on the trainer. Found a 1993 Specialized Hardrock Ultra available local that appears to be in mint shape. What's a reasonable price range would your say? Any specific problem areas I should look at with these bikes? Finally is it a good choice for a 185 lb rider? I'm picking up some studded snow tires tomorrow for whatever bike I wind up with.
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Old 12-03-10, 09:46 AM   #2
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No more then 50 Bucks i would guess..

I would recommend checking out Craigslist if your going for a used bike. You can get a pretty Sweet ride for under 300 Bucks.
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The benchmark price for a ride ready, needs no repairs, rigid fork mountain bike is $100 to $125. Any repairs such as a new saddle, new tires etc. needs to be deducted from that mark. A '93 Hardrock would have absolutely no problems with a 185lb rider.
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The benchmark price for a ride ready, needs no repairs, rigid fork mountain bike made in this milleneum is $100 to $125 . . . .
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Decided to wait until payday and then get a Raleigh 8.0. Newer, front suspension, decent components,etc.
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