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Old 03-08-14, 05:16 PM   #1
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How's the price on this Kona Ute?

http://comoxvalley.en.craigslist.ca/bik/4363440523.html

It's about an hour away from me, and it doesn't sound like the seller knows the frame size (omitted the answer when i sent him a couple questions).

For the sake of argument, lets assume that
a) aside from the bags being a little worse for wear (according to seller), it is in fact "like new" and
b) it's a 20" frame (I'm 6' 2")

Is $700 reasonable? Seems high to me, but I don't see a lot of these for sale, and the ones I do find are in that price range.
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Old 03-08-14, 07:00 PM   #2
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Depending on the condition, Bicycle Blue Book puts it under 700.
http://www.bicyclebluebook.com

As long as it fits and is in pretty good shape, see if he'll go any lower and it could be a good deal.
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Old 03-08-14, 07:21 PM   #3
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New one is ~$1300 or so. Here is a review on it and a few other long tails.

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Old 03-09-14, 05:33 PM   #4
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How's the price on this Kona Ute?

Thanks for your input. I'll let you guys know what happens after I go over the bike.
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