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    Newest deal I got off craigslist

    Before anyone gives me crap because it is a Republicbike.com bike, lets just say the price was to good to pass up. The bike was owned by a guy that worked for them and is now moving out of the country so needed to sell it. Here are some pics.

    It is the orange one on their home page.




    The only thing really wrong with it.


    Let me know your thoughts?

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    I would rather have $399. Maybe if it was 200.

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    so do you want a bike just to have one? or do you care about quality and the actual bike itself? 'cause if you dont care, buy it and that's that. if you do care, you'd research more and find out what's good/not good.

    399 is a lot for a crap me-too bike.
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    How much did you pay?

    My buddy's gf has a baby blue republic. She ate it hard and it seemed to hold up. We all laughed.

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    I got it for $99.00. I do care about quality and the actual bike itself but for that price I think you would have bought it too. I am going to be using it to ride to the gym and my parents house.

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    I would have bought it for $99.

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    Thats a great price.
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    And F.Y.I.- I would never pay $399 for that bike. I did do research. I would buy a kilo tt A- cause it is true track geo B- better parts C- less $. I am going to be buy a bike for the velodrome soon. So this bike is just for the street.

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    Oh shi-. I'd have seriously considered it, at least. Good find, I say.
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    I like the wheels
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    i would have swooped it in two seconds, too. ride that mother****er into the ground.
    heavy... so what. ride the hell out of it. cheap parts... look at all the generic bikes people here love to rant and rave about.......

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    Quote Originally Posted by bones_mcbones View Post
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    I like them a lot too. I just got to try to cover up the chipped paint in the back.

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    i've seen a few of them around my campus recently.

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    $99 is a steal. Would make a nice winter beater. Nice find.

    [Edit] Also, the low spoke count is fun. But I don't know if that's safe on **** generic rims.

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    Where'd the awesome orange chain go though?

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    Its still there look hard : )

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    nice.. that is a steal. it's tasteful, especially compared to their other offerings. sharpie up that rim and ride ride ride!
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    I'd buy one for under a bill.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rudes333 View Post
    I got it for $99.00. I do care about quality and the actual bike itself but for that price I think you would have bought it too. I am going to be using it to ride to the gym and my parents house.
    NICE!

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    It's a steal, but a Kilo is $250. More money for upgrades.

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    i'll probably have one so anyone who visits me can have a bike to ride with me. Or ride to places where my bike might be stolen. Great find.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rudes333 View Post
    And F.Y.I.- I would never pay $399 for that bike. I did do research. I would buy a kilo tt A- cause it is true track geo B- better parts C- less $. I am going to be buy a bike for the velodrome soon. So this bike is just for the street.
    Oh hell yeah. True track geo. Gots to have that for your commute.
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    can it barspinz?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dinosaur88 View Post
    can it barspinz?
    Quite obviously no at its current set up from the photos.....

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    what, i'd say it's a good deal. you find bikes on craigslist for $99 that say "needs new tubes/tires, a little rusty, maybe a new saddle, new griptape, but otherwise a good bike (that just needs a little love)."
    i'm only happy when i'm riding my bike

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