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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 10-22-09, 02:06 PM   #1
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New bike wanted to share a WTF discovery

So I have been in the market for a Track bike but came across a new 2008 Lemond Fillmore with a sale sticker of $650 yesterday. Now I know its not a Track bike but I’m a huge Lemond fan just never could afford one and also I have a Pista I can rig up for the Track so I bought it for $600 (after taxes.) Yes 600 out the door!
Here is my discovery and what I wanted to share with everyone(after my long winded set up)
http://leescyclery.com/product/lemon...e-28090-1.htm#

$1039 WHAT? Is the market really that different depending where you are? Because that is one heck of a big difference in price.

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Old 10-22-09, 02:18 PM   #2
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Old 10-22-09, 02:44 PM   #3
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Most brick and mortar bike shops that carry major brands don't seem to use the internet very well (with a few very notable exceptions).
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Old 10-22-09, 02:48 PM   #4
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The bike is two seasons old so the shop most likely just wants to get rid of it. I would swoop on it if it fits you.
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Old 10-22-09, 02:52 PM   #5
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The bike is two seasons old so the shop most likely just wants to get rid of it. I would swoop on it if it fits you.
Paid for already, picking it up within an hour
Ill post a picture tomorrow
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cool grats. I am kind of like you, if a good deal comes along i snatch it up. Had no plans on buying my last bike. Took my bike into get a tune up, shop owner offered me a killer deal. A week later I had a bike I never thought id have.
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I'm the same way with frames. I like to keep a few hundred spared in case I run into something I can't live without.
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Well I picked up the Lemond at my LBS! Havent rode it yet just carried. It feels lighter then my Pista giving that it has a rear brake this surprises me.
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looks like it has a little road geo?
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Well I picked up the Lemond at my LBS! Havent rode it yet just carried. It feels lighter then my Pista giving that it has a rear brake this surprises me.
Juste getting into the SS/fixed scene it't interesting how heavy these bikes are compares to some road bikes but I guess alot of that is to do wit $$$ and materials used.
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Juste getting into the SS/fixed scene it't interesting how heavy these bikes are compares to some road bikes but I guess alot of that is to do wit $$$ and materials used.
Also, roadies are almost always weight weenies that can't stand having a bike over 15lbs
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Not the best pictures but here it is
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I'm the same way with frames. I like to keep a few hundred spared in case I run into something I can't live without.
At first I thought "WTF?! A few hundred frames?"
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Also, roadies are almost always weight weenies that can't stand having a bike over 15lbs
That was last year. Seven pounds is the new fifteen.
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