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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 07-21-14, 04:11 PM   #1
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Craigslist Fixie buy??

Hey whats up people, i found this fixie bike on craigslist that is going for 400.

Tomcat Fixed Gear/Single Speed Matte Black

It reminds me of the Jamis Fixie bike though i dont really know if its worth 400 bucks, thoughts?
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Old 07-21-14, 04:45 PM   #2
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It reminds me of the Jamis Fixie bike though i dont really know if its worth 400 bucks, thoughts?
What else do you think about it?
Are you actually interested in buying it from the seller?
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Old 07-21-14, 04:49 PM   #3
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I was gonna buy a Kilo TT though i saw this on craigslist and was thinking it might be a good deal, yeah i am interested in buying it.
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Old 07-21-14, 04:50 PM   #4
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Im not selling anything, i was thinking of buying that online and was posting the listing here to see if it was a good deal.
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Old 07-21-14, 04:50 PM   #5
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Stop saying "fixie", it makes you sound silly.
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Old 07-21-14, 04:52 PM   #6
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Stop saying "fixie", it makes you sound silly.
"Fixed gear". There ya go.
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Old 07-21-14, 06:17 PM   #7
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I was gonna buy a Kilo TT though i saw this on craigslist and was thinking it might be a good deal, yeah i am interested in buying it.
Definitely not worth $400. Everything on it is cheap and generic. The ad's composed as it were a used car ad. Oh yeah, this is an AERO reply to your post.
I can assure you that you'll be deeply disappointed in person and even more when you lift the bike up to see how much it weighs.

I'd stick with a kilo as that specific off-brand kind of bike has always been sketchy.
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Old 07-21-14, 06:21 PM   #8
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Tru dat^

You can't just pay less for a bike that looks like another, more expensive bike and expect the quality to be the same.
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Definitely not worth $400. Everything on it is cheap and generic. The ad's composed as it were a used car ad. Oh yeah, this is an AERO reply to your post.
I can assure you that you'll be deeply disappointed in person and even more when you lift the bike up to see how much it weighs.

I'd stick with a kilo as that specific off-brand kind of bike has always been sketchy.
Hmm i see, thanks for the advice! guess i will just stick with the Kilo tt. The seller says it weighed 17lbs though he's probably just tryin to sell me on it.
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Tru dat^

You can't just pay less for a bike that looks like another, more expensive bike and expect the quality to be the same.
True man, true
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Hmm i see, thanks for the advice! guess i will just stick with the Kilo tt. The seller says it weighed 17lbs though he's probably just tryin to sell me on it.
Good move.
Those bikes aren't keepers and people who bought them soon realize what they did and would go to great lengths to unload them.
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"Fixed gear". There ya go.
Thank you . And good decision passing on that bike.
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Old 07-22-14, 12:54 PM   #13
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It's SICK! How can you not buy it?!?
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Old 07-22-14, 01:05 PM   #14
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It's SICK! How can you not buy it?!?
Looks aren't everything... I'll make & polish up a turd and make it sound super good in my ad; will you buy it?
Tell you what, my turd is worth $800 but since I'm nice I'll let you have for not $500 but $400!
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Old 07-23-14, 01:22 AM   #15
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It's SICK! How can you not buy it?!?
It's 'sick' in that it's bloody horrid. Why would you buy it?


doncha love arguments about taste.
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