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    carbon fixie on CL Boston... Thoughts?

    impressions? deal? My buddy's on the market for a cheap fixie for the winter...
    http://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/bik/220048054.html
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    it looks like a giant cadex 980. they are notorious for failure at the lugs due to UV damage.

    other then that they are very comfortable and noodley.

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    it has a suicide hub... i think for 200 bucks your friend could probably find an actual fixed rear wheel and a decent steel frame.

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    It looks like my old Vitus...I know they built frames under several brands.
    Mine rocked...but in retrospect it was a flexy frame.
    Karmaboy...
    "When you have nothing left to burn...you have to set yourself on fire"

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    I had a similar specialized allez, it was like riding a rubber band.
    I'm not one for fawning over bicycles, but I do believe that our bikes communicate with us, and what this bike is saying is, "You're an idiot." BikeSnobNYC

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    I'd spend an extra 100 bucks and get a KHS URBAN X for a winter beater. It's not a fixed gear... it's not a piece of $hit either.
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    I guess the feel good aspect of this story is that the perpetrators did this as a couple. It's nice to see people coming together with a common love of cycling and assault.

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