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Old 02-26-05, 01:58 PM
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I saw this bike on ebay for 100. No one bought it so I contacted the owner andd he said he would sell it for 75 (about $120). Is it worth it. I know it has no chain or brake pads but he says that they are included. I am also aware that it has no pedals. Is it worth what he says it is?
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Old 02-26-05, 04:40 PM
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I wouldn't buy it. You can get beter bikes for 200$ thats worth it.
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Old 02-26-05, 09:20 PM
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No, it most definitely is not worth it.

What type of riding are you looking to do? Race, dirt, street, vert, flatland? Any bike over about 3-4 years old should be a real bargain, not 'about half of new'. I'm not even sure that bike IS about half of new. For about $300.00US you get bikes with 3-piece tubular cranks and good geometry... really, that bike is no deal.
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Old 02-27-05, 01:06 PM
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it looks like it will break if you jump off anything
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Old 02-28-05, 09:22 PM
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OMG definitely not worth it. That bike looks like a toddler's bike. I would just spend a couple hundred more and get a new setup instead. I recomment any of the GT bikes. They're reliable, strong, and hardly break down. Dont buy it. Tha't my opinion since I think it's a rip.
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Old 02-28-05, 09:24 PM
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yeah of course, its a great deal... o wait u mean that bike in the picture, o then nevermind. ...... ......
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