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Old 06-16-12, 10:39 AM   #1
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This bikesdirect cruiser bike looks really cool.

http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/Mango/toucan3.htm

the website only says "lightweight"... I wonder what the bike actually weighs?
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Old 06-17-12, 05:17 PM   #2
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That's just an ugly Electra Townie. Not too much cheaper than a real one, too.
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Old 06-21-12, 02:07 PM   #3
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With all due respect I would never buy a bike I couldn't try out first. That's smart shopping.
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Old 06-25-12, 09:18 PM   #4
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Yikes...normally BD bikes are at pretty good prices, but almost $400 for a three speed cruiser online? Yikes.
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Old 08-05-12, 05:42 AM   #5
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The 8 speed is a better deal: http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/Mango/toucan8.htm
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With all due respect I would never buy a bike I couldn't try out first. That's smart shopping.
+1 (unless I had first tried out an identical model in person) And I find it difficult to believe one size bike ".... 19" fits most riders from 5'7" to
6'2"
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I do agree about trying before buying. I'd have passed on the Melon due to the handlebars, and gotten a nice mini Velo instead.
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