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Old 07-01-13, 08:05 PM
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Originally Posted by Daspydyr View Post
You get what you pay for. A $79. bike is going to fail pretty quickly. The bikes at Dicks are a definite step up from NEXT, Pacific and Walmart style bikes. I bought that Diamondback for my daughter @5 years ago. It is a serviceable bike. She hardly ever rides trails, but it scoots around town to her friends houses pretty well.

Quality costs, especially on new bikes. Have you checked out Craigslist for your area?
Thanks a lot. I got the $275 Diamondback, ended up being $291, plus my kickstand about $7.99. Seems like a good bike, and Dick's even let me keep it up there so a bike expert could run everything and make sure it is okay. I might pick it up tomorrow.

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