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  • Less than $500

    10 9.62%
  • Less than $1000

    17 16.35%
  • Less than $2000

    35 33.65%
  • Less than $3000

    13 12.50%
  • Less than $4000

    12 11.54%
  • Less than $5000

    4 3.85%
  • Less than $6000

    2 1.92%
  • Less than $7000

    3 2.88%
  • Less than $8000

    2 1.92%
  • More than $8000 - I'm So RICH!!

    6 5.77%
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    How Much Did You Pay For Your Road Bike?

    Like to get a poll of how much people have spent on their bikes...
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    Spent $570 on a $1200 bike. It was 3 years old and the manager wanted it out of the shop.

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    Quote Originally Posted by YoungGun View Post
    Like to get a poll of how much people have spent on their bikes...
    When they bought it, or after all the modifications? That is a very important distinction.
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    I've pieced together almost all of my bikes and frequently carry old parts over to the next build, so I'm not sure exactly how much I spent on them total. I'm not sure if I want to add it all up either.

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    Well I'm inbetween road bikes right now, but my litespeed cost me about $1,750.00, so technically it falls into about seven of the categories.
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    Two wheels good. Four wheels bad.

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    My S-WORKS was on sale when I got it. $3,600 from $5,600
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    My Cannondale was $1700 otd when it was on sale at REI. I was looking at road bikes for a few weeks, but was balking at the high price tags ($700+). I'm not sure how I ended up getting the C'dale. I think it was after comparing the MSRP at the LBS and REI's 15% off sales price.

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    That's like asking a man how many cattle he has.

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    $3500: Kuota Kharma w/Ultegra

    Of course, that doesn't count all the extras

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    How much did I spend on my road bikes?

    A: I have absolutely no idea.

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    Cashed in stock options to pay for mine.
    I'm in it to finish it.

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    $3500 for a bike that comes with ultegra should be illegal.

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    His $1,000 out the door
    Hers $2100 out the door



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    My current LeMond (a Poprad) ran right around $1600. My Mercier was around... I dunno, whatever the Kilo TT is going for on bikesdirect.com. My DEAN was an upgrade of a Trek 1000 that was upgraded, so I have no idea.

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    $40 for the C'dale R400 frame (downtube shifters), thanks Craigslist. Still using my Mavic ModE rims/Miche hub setup from my early 80's college days. $15 for the Sella Italia Gel seat.

    Oh and a free front wheel (Campy hub, Matrix aero rim) from my buddy, Sky!

    Can anyone beat that cheapness?

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    Just over $2,000, which is technically less than $3,000.
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    $15 Craiglist. 83 Nishiki Sport all original, Added two $10 tires.
    Today I rode with a group that had $5,000 custom bikes.
    48 miles, stayed with them.
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    I spent about 4K


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    And this one was around (maybe a little over) 3K with R-SYS wheels (pictured with Reynolds)


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    $1200 out the door and a little grief from the Mrs.'s. Glad thats over. If I had to do it over probably around $2500 and lots of short time grief.

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    A little over a thousand plus some bits from my crashed steel steed, so that's "under $2000"

    It's not about the bike it's about the MOTOR!

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    $1200 for my Bianchi w/ Ult/105 mix

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    Probably about 4200 all in for mine w/ reynolds DV46 with a powertap not pictured
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    Quote Originally Posted by andyflo View Post
    $1200 out the door and a little grief from the Mrs.'s. Glad thats over. If I had to do it over probably around $2500 and lots of short time grief.
    Haha. I told my wife I probably would have been better off if I took the credit card down to a shop and bought my dream bike for one good round of complaints than all the complaints from her every time I upgrade a part that I cheaped out on trying to appease her in the first place.

    Oh yeah, and this poll should be useful if I want to negotiate a budget next time... if the thread is still here in 50 years.

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    Are those figures in american dollars, or the new american peso?

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