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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 05-18-07, 12:04 PM   #1
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I don't have much dough, but should I drop some on this:

"This is a like new 2006 Motobecane Messenger"





I ride a 56" lemond roadie and a way to small for me conversion and this is a 58" so it's not that far off from being my size...

I've e-mailed with the owner and I've got him down to $250...
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Old 05-18-07, 12:07 PM   #2
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You could get the same bike, justone that is your fit for 380 if you wanted.
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Old 05-18-07, 12:26 PM   #3
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Yeah $250 is still pretty expensive for a bike that is too big for you. I dont know about the bb height on the motobecane but take that into consideration, it might make a 58 come up even larger.
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I wouldn't pay more than $200. I got a full 8 speed road bike in practically new condition for $200, I wouldn't want to pay more for a fixie of similar quality.
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morgan, thats too big for you definately.
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morgan, thats too big for you definately.
Not necessarily. Everyone says I'm a 54 but I ride a 58 fixed gear and a 50 road bike. Since he's buying then maybe he should hold out for his size...but I'm sure it'll work fine.
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dude buy a new one its one a bill more or get the windsor its the same bike without brakes and it comes in more pertty colors
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Old 05-18-07, 08:50 PM   #8
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The gf has been taking over my masi and wanting her own singlespeed w/ a flip-flop so I've been thinking of getting her a windsor. Has anyone else noticed that they have been AWOL the past few months, other than the occasional random frame on ebay?
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dude bikes direct has em on a slow boat comming soon
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Everyone says I'm a 54 but I ride a 58 fixed gear and a 50 road bike.
what the ****?
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Not necessarily. Everyone says I'm a 54 but I ride a 58 fixed gear and a 50 road bike. Since he's buying then maybe he should hold out for his size...but I'm sure it'll work fine.
huh?
that seems so entirely wrong
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