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Vintage Nishiki Road bike

Old 07-23-11, 11:56 PM
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Vintage Nishiki Road bike

I have been looking around Craigslist lately for my first road bike and have been noticing a lot of vintage bikes that are under my $200 price range. One of the ones I wanted to know about was this one:


It is a 59cm frame, which I have been told should be big enough for me, 6'3. This bike is being sold for $80, any input on whether or not it should be further looked into?
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Old 07-24-11, 05:45 AM
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Google bike sizing, I think that bike is way too small for you.

Around here, $80 bikes on C/L don't last long enough for a "Hey is this a good deal?" posting, even on a basic bike like this one.
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I'm 6'4" and wouldn't consider a 59cm frame. I prefer 63-64 cm frames. That being said everyone is different, but if I were you I'd aim for 61 - 65 cm.
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