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Old 07-25-08, 08:20 PM
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LAUGHS - More Proof of Incompetency

http://www.sportsauthority.com/produ...entPage=family

Look at the picture and look at the front fender.
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Old 07-25-08, 08:29 PM
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That's priceless. I guess you get what you pay for...
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Old 07-25-08, 08:58 PM
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"Key Specs:
Bike Gender:Men's"

Does he have a name?
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Old 07-25-08, 09:03 PM
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I wonder if they will post my review.
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Old 07-25-08, 09:20 PM
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I have seen other dept. store bikes with the front fender on backwards too.
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Old 07-25-08, 09:48 PM
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At least the fork wasn't backwards (which I have seen before...savages!).
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Old 07-25-08, 09:50 PM
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It's supposed to be like that to remove road debris.
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Old 07-26-08, 12:11 AM
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doesn't the back fender seem a little odd too? maybe thats the way it was designed, but it doesn't seem like it would protect the rider from gettin a water on his back.
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Old 07-26-08, 01:15 AM
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The back fender is just for funsies.
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Are you telling me I've been riding with a back wards fender for all of this time!!! Joking. I saw a wally world bike with the handlebars put on wrong, and one with the suspension forks on backwards.
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Old 07-26-08, 07:44 AM
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Sports Authority-where quality is job #2.....sometimes #3.
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I love that that is the MANUFACTUERER'S picture. That's the "nice" photo that is supposed to make you want to buy the bike...
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Old 07-26-08, 08:28 AM
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Originally Posted by Takabrash View Post
I love that that is the MANUFACTUERER'S picture. That's the "nice" photo that is supposed to make you want to buy the bike...
didn't even think of that.
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Old 07-26-08, 09:17 AM
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Bike Frame Material:Steel
They make steel bikes at those price?
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Old 07-26-08, 02:14 PM
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Originally Posted by shubonker View Post
http://www.sportsauthority.com/produ...entPage=family

Look at the picture and look at the front fender.
Sports Authority indeed! pfft....
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Old 07-26-08, 07:51 PM
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Its an otherwise nifty looking bike though, i like the color scheme.
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OK, wiseguys....

The fender is installed abominably, but not backwards -- the flare is SUPPOSED to be towards the back; it's the "bobbed" fender styling. Shouldn't be touching the tire up front, obviously, but we're talking about a bike that's WM quality (in other words, zero quality!).

If you're 5'9", 165 lbs., average build/fitness/health, go for it...otherwise, point at it and shake your head in disdain.
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Old 07-26-08, 09:30 PM
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Originally Posted by ATAC49er View Post
OK, wiseguys....

The fender is installed abominably, but not backwards -- the flare is SUPPOSED to be towards the back; it's the "bobbed" fender styling. Shouldn't be touching the tire up front, obviously, but we're talking about a bike that's WM quality (in other words, zero quality!).

If you're 5'9", 165 lbs., average build/fitness/health, go for it...otherwise, point at it and shake your head in disdain.
The front fender is on backwards. The back is installed correctly. But useless.
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Old 07-26-08, 09:32 PM
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Originally Posted by ATAC49er View Post
OK, wiseguys....

The fender is installed abominably, but not backwards -- the flare is SUPPOSED to be towards the back; it's the "bobbed" fender styling. Shouldn't be touching the tire up front, obviously, but we're talking about a bike that's WM quality (in other words, zero quality!).

If you're 5'9", 165 lbs., average build/fitness/health, go for it...otherwise, point at it and shake your head in disdain.



Ok, which one is backwards or are you referring to the rear fender on the men's bike?
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Old 07-26-08, 09:42 PM
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Originally Posted by urban_assault View Post



Ok, which one is backwards or are you referring to the rear fender on the men's bike?
Enlarge the photo and look at the front fender again. It's the front, but you can't tell in the small photo.
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Old 07-26-08, 09:51 PM
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Originally Posted by 2manybikes View Post
Enlarge the photo and look at the front fender again. It's the front, but you can't tell in the small photo.

I could tell, I was just asking ATAC49er what he was seeing.

It really is pretty obvious. All websites selling that bike are using the same pic. I just wanted to
show atac49er what was wrong but I thought he might have been referring to the rear fender.
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Old 07-27-08, 06:31 AM
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Better question is why on earth were you looking at this trashy bike in the first place.
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Remember this one?

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Old 07-27-08, 08:59 AM
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Originally Posted by MrCjolsen View Post
Remember this one?

I don't see anything wrong with that.
Ultra sharp track style steering.
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Old 07-27-08, 09:30 AM
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I don't see anything wrong with that.
Ultra sharp track style steering.
Unfortunately, it's not a brakeless fixed gear. No wonder people worry about doing an endo if you use your front brake. They probably had a bike like this.
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