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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 06-02-09, 09:27 PM   #1
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Tommaso Augusta??

So I've been spending about 2 weeks looking into all different kinds of bikes and i really can't put my finger on one. my LBS only carries the 09' Raleigh Rush Hour for $770, and i honestly am not looking for a real flashy bike, and the price is a little out of the ball park for me. I am willing to save some money and spend a good amount, but i want a good bike. Does anyone have idea on how the 09 Augusta ride is? Or at least have suggestions for a good fixed. I'm looking for something that I'm not going to have to replace every part because its a piece of crap. Something worthwhile and comfortable for long rides. Any suggestions would be pretty sweet.
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Old 06-03-09, 04:02 AM   #2
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I bought one and it was defective. Returned it and the second was screwed up as well. Junk!
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Old 06-03-09, 08:24 PM   #3
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bump. does anyone else have ideas for this kind of bike?
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I just recently purchased one and I love it. I don't see any defects on the bike other than some minor cosmetic blemishes. I read Dirt Boy's post on the defective brake bridges, however I'm running brakeless so I can't comment on that. Otherwise I can't find anything wrong about the bike. For $400, the stock components are not that bad, for example, they come with weinmann DP18 wheelset. Also, my friend rides with someone with an augusta and he loves it as well.

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Old 06-04-09, 02:56 AM   #5
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Another paycheck will buy you something you don't have to ask about in a random forum.
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Old 06-08-09, 07:06 AM   #6
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They have a new version that's all blacked out for less than $100 more than the regular one. Comes with Weinmann DP18s, Wellgo pedals, FSA headset, Selle San Marco seat, but no brakes. On paper, seems decent for an off-the-shelf bike for $489.
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For the money, wouldn't one of the bikes direct bikes have more to offer?
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http://www.rscycle.com/Tommaso-Augus...1&category=110

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one of my good friends i ride with has one, he loves it. nothing wrong with it, and it seems to be a nice bike for the money
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