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    Raleigh for intro to tandem?

    Going to call about this one tomorrow. Price seems fair. Thought on this as an intro bike?


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    Shucks for $200 if the wheels roll and the tires hold air you cannot go very wrong. Looks like a clean bike for the price. I would ride it at that price.

    I would not expect too much of it... but with a minimal investment like that you do not have to expect too much. This would be a great way to see if you like tandem riding. I would be quite surprised if you could not sell it down the road for what you paid for it.

    Framed another way: I spent $50 to rent a tandem the first time as I recall. So you are looking at 4 rentals and it is paid for.

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    Kind of what I'm thinking. It looks like a pretty low risk deal. I'll post up here if I can get it.

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    Seems cheap enough as long as there are no major defects. Would not hurt to haggle a little too but that seems priced to sell. Good luck and keep us posted how it goes.
    Triples are for the weak and the old.........I guess that make's me both
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    I paid $200 for an older and rustier version of this bike a couple of years ago. I spent some money making some modifications, and already had to replace a back wheel due to pitted bearings, but I think it's been money well spent. We're looking for an upgrade now, of course.

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