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Old 05-07-07, 11:25 PM   #1
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Sun Rover Comfort Bike ?? Opinions ???

Anyone know anything about Sun Bikes ? I am looking at a Sun Rover 21 speed for 259.00 Just to use for street and path riding ??? any comments appreciated !!
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Old 05-09-07, 06:16 PM   #2
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Where can I start? Lightly packed bearings or cheap plastic bits?
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Old 05-10-07, 11:11 AM   #3
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Where can I start? Lightly packed bearings or cheap plastic bits?
I would like to agree with DieselDan here: My $259 bike had it's crank bearings replaced due to the races of said bearings being plastic, and I had worn them out. --In little over a year of riding. . .
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Old 05-14-07, 04:46 PM   #4
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That sounds easy enough to fix. Any other issues ? I know that it is not a Trek, but it sure ride good. How bout a little more details. Can the races be replaced with metal ones ? Thanks Guys
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Old 05-14-07, 09:51 PM   #5
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Well... most, if not all new bikes I ever owned needed to be greased and the bare minimum is usually in there. I would suggest you do the same and then you can see if it's plastic or metal races in there. Not a big deal to replace them nor is it expensive...it's pretty much standard stuff. Sounds a bit weird to take a new bike apart, but I find I can really make everything really smooth and free rolling with the greasing and the cone adjustments, including the pedals.
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Old 06-12-07, 06:40 PM   #6
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Any more Sun cycle owners ????
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I'm new to cycling myself, so I'm not sure if this will help you much. I bought an aluminum Sun Key West Cruiser 7 speed (got a good deal on it $200), ive ridden it about 200 miles so far, and seems to be ok. They're defently not top of the line, but better than most x-mart bikes. I think it's making a good begginer bike for me (poor college kid).
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