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    Is this a good deal on this Fixie?

    http://lexington.craigslist.org/bik/3809621684.html

    Turns out, I know the guy selling it. I'm not very well versed on bikes, so I can't eyeball something like this.

    Also, would this frame be a good size for 6'1" with a 34" inseam (using that uncomfortable book-in-the crotch to wall method)? I have used an online calculator that took my inseam (86cm) * .67 to get a C-T length of ~58cm but have heard that if you are 6 foot or taller, you should go higher by subtracking 27cm from your inseam, so 59-60cm.

    I dont want a super aggressive track ride, this is for casual urban community and knocking around for fun.

    I would really appreciate any advice. You guys are great!

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    Offer $250
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    I'm not sure I'd pay over $200 for it, and that's here in Chicago where CL bikes are overpriced.

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    Thanks for the responses. Do you mind elaborating on why exactly? Is it mostly in the frame or component?

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    Just logic I think. Its an old frame and a used bike. The velocity wheelset go for about 200 on ebay with formula hubs...and I hear those wheels are tough. There are some good new bike options in your price range.

    For just around the neighborhood abuse....that is what walmart thrusters are for... $89 rollback price lol.

    http://mobile.walmart.com/ip/Thruste...-Bike/17206771

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    Lol Walmart shill lol
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    I've seen bikes of equal quality go for ~250. Seems like a reasonable figure for both the buyer and seller.
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