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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 04-02-14, 10:19 PM   #1
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Has Anyone Heard of MARFIK??? please help

hello im buying my first fixie and I wanna know if anyone has heard of MARFIK and if its an ok starter bike. it seems like a good price so I wanna make sure im not buying a heavy pice of crap that will not let me have a good start in the fixie world. any info will be helpful. Thanks
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Old 04-02-14, 11:53 PM   #2
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I dont even know what's going on here.
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Post a link. Simply searching Marfik Bicycles doesn't bring up any direct sites, which tells you a lot.
Edit: Yeah, that looks horrible.
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If no-one knows of it, you can assume it's not very good. Occasionally you'll find you've missed a hand built gem, but if it's mass produced and unknown, it's because the world decided it was best to forget it.
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dat headtube angle doe
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dat headtube angle doe
That's all I can focus on.
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Looks like this. That's one inexpensive bike.

Black/Blk Fixie Road Bike Steel Alloy Track Bicycle Fixed Gear Single Speed 50CM - T-MOTORSPORTS Online Store
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Old 04-03-14, 04:27 AM   #8
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ya that's the one
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Well, it's definitely cheap.
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It's $100 overpriced: New 54cm Steel Track Fixed Gear Bike Fixie Single Speed Road Bicycle White White | eBay
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What? You guys dont like 237mms of trail?

Toe overlap? Not a problem. LOL

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So, the eBay listing has been removed and the zero feedback seller is nowhere to be seen. Never fear, another zero feedback seller has emerged, this time in Taiwan with the same listing. Send me your money, you dumbass westerners.

Edit, the new seller is no longer a registered eBay user. This is like whackamole.
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That HT angle looks like you could pass it off as an early path racer, so uh... cool?
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hello im buying my first fixie and I wanna know if anyone has heard of MARFIK and if its an ok starter bike. it seems like a good price so I wanna make sure im not buying a heavy pice of crap that will not let me have a good start in the fixie world. any info will be helpful. Thanks
I just got into riding bikes about four months ago. I wanted a single speed bike because I did not want to mess around with gears. I bought a Forever fixed/single speed bike off Amazon for $249 plus tax. It's been working fine for me. Given I know little about fixed gears or bikes in general, I ride it home from work (30 plus miles) at least once a week. Haven't gotten any flats yet. Need to change the brake pads though. I'm sure it's a **** bike, but it has got to be better than the Marfik. Give it a look.
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