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Old 10-31-06, 12:09 AM   #1
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Need some advice.

I've been looking for a get around bike, and figured a road bike would suit my needs. But then I found the wonderfull world of cyclocross bikes which suit me even more, because I do enjoy riding singletrack and thought that would be a neat experience.

Anyways, at a local auction there is a Surley Crosscheck, no info just these pics.





It seems to be complete sans pedals, which I have. And it just appears the chain is off, i'm not worried on frame damage because it's 4130. What do you think I should bid, I cant see what others bid, just mine. I was thinking throwing $150 or so at it for sh!ts and kicks.

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Old 10-31-06, 02:56 PM   #2
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Surly is a good name in bikes. I think they are steel frames so a little heavy for racing. But excellent for around town.

I wonder if there are brakes in that bag?

Also, hope you know the frame size if you are bidding sight unseen. Otherwise, I'd say go for it!
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Old 10-31-06, 03:06 PM   #3
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Just a feeling, but that bike seems stolen to me...
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A CrossCheck is a great do anything bike. I love mine and all I really do is casual riding and commuting.
But if I wanted to make it a fixie/single speed or tour or 'cross it I could.

And double kudos to you for correctly spelling advice.
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Dammit.

Outbid by $16, oh well, the search goes on.
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