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Old 11-18-11, 09:29 AM   #1
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Burley Django

Hi all.......

I'm looking into giving recumbent bikes a try, and am looking at a 2004 Burley Django SWB the guy want's 500 for the bike but it's in like new condition.

Is this a good starter bike, and what about performance wise? Not many hills in my area to be concerned with. I weight 200lbs if it matters and 6' tall with short legs LOL 30" inseam.

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Old 11-18-11, 12:16 PM   #2
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I'd say it's a good starter 'bent. Medium performance, similar to a V-Rex or a Stratus. Should be easy to learn to ride. I'm not sure how it climbs, but I'd guess somewhere between "sucks" and "outstanding." Big help, huh?
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Current version of the D'Jango, as produced by Edge Recumbents, for comparison.
http://www.edgerecumbents.com/index_files/page0003.html
Half a grand for a functional quality 'bent is always (usually?) worth the gamble.
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You ever get the Django? I almost bought one from a gentlemen who dabbles with recumbents up your way to make some money in retirement. He sells on ebay and seems very honest. Just curious whether you ended up with it and thoughts. Thanks. Jim
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You ever get the Django? I almost bought one from a gentlemen who dabbles with recumbents up your way to make some money in retirement. He sells on ebay and seems very honest. Just curious whether you ended up with it and thoughts. Thanks. Jim
No I did not end up with that one, but I'm still looking. You must be talking agout (Krigster) he's in Newton Ma and he is a great guy...... I'm going to look at a Canto in the morning.
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No I did not end up with that one, but I'm still looking. You must be talking agout (Krigster) he's in Newton Ma and he is a great guy...... I'm going to look at a Canto in the morning.
That is the guy. We have emailed and he has always been helpful even if cost him a sale. Good luck with the canto. Let us know whatou end up doing.
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