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    Blaah help

    So I've only got so much time, and limited access to a computer. I need a new bike ASAP and unlike my boyfriend who just bought a beautiful old vivalo and built it up with all njs parts...I've only got like a $500 spending limit >_>. I've browsed and browsed and it seems my options are severely limited.
    I don't know what to do..and as always, I've come to you fine people for advice. I'm hoping there may be an awesome bike out there in my price range that I just haven't come across yet that someone could inform me of...? Hah, but if not I would still really appreciate to hear what you think about the one's I've probably already seen.
    So now what bike [with somewhere between a 48 and a 50cm frame option] do you think is the best for your buck? HELP.

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    in this thread: endless replies to buy a mercier kilo tt or other bikesdirect.com bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by peabodypride View Post
    in this thread: endless replies to buy a mercier kilo tt or other bikesdirect.com bike.
    Man, I saw this coming haha. The Kilo definitely does seem like my best option so far but my roommate has the same bike. Yeah, maybe it's a childish reason for it to be at the bottom of my list, but c'mon! I'd feel so ridiculous riding anywhere with him if we were on the exact same bike :/

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    Quote Originally Posted by opklmmm View Post
    Man, I saw this coming haha. The Kilo definitely does seem like my best option so far but my roommate has the same bike. Yeah, maybe it's a childish reason for it to be at the bottom of my list, but c'mon! I'd feel so ridiculous riding anywhere with him if we were on the exact same bike :/
    funniest ***** i read all day, thanks

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    sell your body for $150 and buy an iro heidi or something

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    Quote Originally Posted by Judge_Posner View Post
    sell your body for $150 and buy an iro heidi or something
    lol prostitution.

    aaaanyway. there are other bikesdirect bikes. keep in mind it's the end of the year for bike models so you can get discounts on 08s soon. with a little more than $500 you can get a pista or a sanchez. also keep looking for a steamroller on craigslist, one might go used for right around 5 benjamis.

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    Quote Originally Posted by peabodypride View Post
    lol prostitution.

    aaaanyway. there are other bikesdirect bikes. keep in mind it's the end of the year for bike models so you can get discounts on 08s soon. with a little more than $500 you can get a pista or a sanchez. also keep looking for a steamroller on craigslist, one might go used for right around 5 benjamis.
    This is normally true
    However, this year bikes are going up 20 to 25 %
    and since 2009 bikes will be so high; there will be little if any discounts on 2008

    In fact, I have heard of disdtributors and LBS already increasing prices on 2008 as costs on the last of those have been higher [especially for distributors]
    http://www.bikesdirect.com

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    wow mike, good info. i think a used steamroller is your best bet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by peabodypride View Post
    wow mike, good info. i think a used steamroller is your best bet.
    Or a New Kilo TT Pro - which will be nicer than a streamroller and $500 new in box - BUT will not be in until end of September
    http://www.bikesdirect.com

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