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Huffy 626

Old 10-18-16, 01:13 PM
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Huffy 626

I snagged Huffy 626 bike at $20. I normal pass any Huffy but this bike looked a bit different. Is this Hi-Ten steel or Chromoly? Did I just waste money on it?
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Old 10-18-16, 03:38 PM
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Yeah, you probably did.....
I see nothing here other than a $20, maybe even a $30 bike.
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Old 10-18-16, 03:39 PM
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It's a cheaply-made bike, so it's gonna be hi-ten. Note how the fork ends were made by crimping the fork blades, how the dropouts are crimped into the stays, and the one-piece crank.
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Old 10-18-16, 03:42 PM
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Originally Posted by kim43235 View Post
.....Did I just waste money on it?
Yes, sorry.
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Old 10-19-16, 06:50 AM
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Thanks for honest answers. I needed them. I'm going to try return it. I guess yesterday I made many mistakes like this and buying wrong size miyata 1000.
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Thanks for honest answers. I needed them. I'm going to try return it. I guess yesterday I made many mistakes like this and buying wrong size miyata 1000.
You did just fine. Any bike that runs with no real mechanical issues is worth $20. Just know there are lots of Huffy-haters on here.
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Old 10-19-16, 07:12 AM
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If the tires are in decent condition and nothing is rusted or seized up, then $20 is a reasonable price to pay for a beater. Just so you know, if you put $200 into it and replaced every moving part, it would still be worth $20.
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Old 10-19-16, 07:18 AM
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I wouldn't bother returning it. Put it on Craigslist for $25 and try to make five bucks.
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