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Luxus/Carrera? 3 speed - Anyone recognize this brand

Old 08-29-13, 07:16 PM
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Luxus/Carrera? 3 speed - Anyone recognize this brand

https://greensboro.craigslist.org/bik/4011405071.html

Seller seems to think that it is one of a kind because its internet presence is not wide. I don't have any interest in the bike other than a bit of curiosity about the manufacturer. I suspect it's a rebrand.
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Old 08-30-13, 06:23 AM
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Probably German. What does "rebrand" mean, anyway? "Luxus" and "Carrera" are not really brand names, they are the equivalent of writing "quality" and "racing" on the bike. It's basically a generic bike. Appears to be well made in a heavy sort of way. F&S Torpedo three speed hub.
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That guy is a dko flipper that seems to know less than nothing about bikes, lots of overpriced junk in his ads. Be careful.
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Old 08-30-13, 06:52 AM
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I imagine that Europe had lots of entry level, private label brands just like North America. It's probably one of them. It's definitely not high end. Besides, the fork is bent. Pass.
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High end? NOT! I could maybe see $125 for it on a good day if it had the correct size tires on it. Kind of curious as to what size is supposed to be on there, must be the 559 ERTO rims.

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Besides, the fork is bent. Pass.
So BFC&V. Looks rideable but definitely pass for that price.
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