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    Eats Rice Hagisan's Avatar
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    Is this a worthy purchase?

    210 obo
    50cm Mercier Kilo TT frame w/ no decals
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    Think of using this to build a bike for my son.
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    No, its overpriced.

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    Personally, I think those are excellent parts. I think $175 would be almost a steal, and $200 a very good deal. If it was 57-60cm, I'd be very interested.

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    Building a bike for your son? Bah! Sounds like one of the nicest things a father could do for his son!

    How old is he?

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    If it is local to you then, yes, it is a good deal. Show up with $180 in hand and I bet he takes it. If you have to ship it, etc, then it is not such a great deal. The frame new is $200 at Bikeisland.com

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    new prices (estimated) on those exact items:
    frameset: 199
    cranks: 99
    pedals: 22
    clips: 11
    straps: 30
    headset: 30
    bottom bracket: 23
    chain: 9

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    Quote Originally Posted by ZiP0082 View Post
    new prices (estimated) on those exact items:
    frameset: 199
    cranks: 99
    pedals: 22
    clips: 11
    straps: 30
    headset: 30
    bottom bracket: 23
    chain: 9
    +1

    He said OBO so I bet you could get him to go lower.

    Even at that price, it seems like a good deal, as long as there are no hidden costs like shipping.

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    Looks like a bangin' deal to me.

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    Well, I emailed my offer. Let's hope he takes it. I think my 12 yr old son will dig it once built.
    Sheldon Brown and his web site inspired my bike interest. RIP 1944-2008
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    That seems like a decent deal to me

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    I wish I had that nice of a bike when I was 12.

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    Yeah that is a pretty good deal
    I just put together my bikeisland kilo tt frame for 200 and seeing this makes me wish i couldve gotten pedals, BB, headset, crankset, and chain for only 10 bucks more. pick it up

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    Grab it.

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