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Old 11-16-09, 08:53 PM   #1
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Did I get a good deal? (Masi Speciale Fixed)

I just upgraded (majorly) from a vintage mid-1970's Miyata MXE, to a 2008 Masi Speciale Fixed (I think that's the year?). Paid $400, did I get a good deal? I know Masi makes good bikes, but is what I paid worth it? It is in excellent/flawless condition, and I can't wait to ride it. Need to fix a flat, but otherwise, it seems to be in pristine condition! Please let me know what you think, and any education I would need for this kind of bike. Thank you!
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Old 11-16-09, 09:07 PM   #2
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Does it matter? You already bought it.
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Old 11-16-09, 09:26 PM   #3
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$400 seems like a pretty good deal. It's a 2007 by the way.
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Old 11-16-09, 09:29 PM   #4
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Yeah, definitely. Especially considering I paid $800 new for my '08.
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Old 11-16-09, 09:42 PM   #5
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Yeah, definitely. Especially considering I paid $800 new for my '08.
i had no idea this things cost that much.... i bought brand new bike with an 853 frame, carbon fork, and full ultegra for about $1000. the only house brand part was the seatpoast (and it was even an attractive bladed campy look a like)

granted, that was a few years ago....
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Old 11-16-09, 09:57 PM   #6
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Not bad. I was thinking about buying just the frameset from a guy for $250 so I'd say a full build for $400 is pretty damn good.
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Old 11-16-09, 10:04 PM   #7
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Buy first, ask questions later...lol.
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Old 11-17-09, 10:47 AM   #9
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that's a good deal. I like masi, but they need to change up their colorways.
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Terrible deal. Sell it to me for $450.
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but they need to change up their colorways.
What you you talking about?
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