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Old 01-03-13, 01:10 PM
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boght a used trek 4300

it will be my beater for rain and playing i payed 245 bucks plus tax i road it home did i get a ok deal?
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Old 01-03-13, 01:20 PM
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Old 01-03-13, 01:51 PM
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i dont get ya joke guess i payed to much ..o well such is life i still have a kick ass subway sub im eating lol
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Found this in about 5 seconds:

https://priceonomics.com/bikes/trek/4300/
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Originally Posted by windhchaser View Post
it will be my beater for rain and playing i payed 245 bucks plus tax i road it home did i get a ok deal?
Although it would depend on the age of the bike, I don't think you did that badly. It's not a killer deal but the 4300 is a solid bike. If you enjoy it, you'll get your money out of it.
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Old 01-03-13, 02:45 PM
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i like it a lot its super small but so am i ill adjust it tomorrow since i get my bike rack tomorrow but it rode home great even before adjustments
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Old 01-03-13, 03:01 PM
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opps make that 175 bucks stupid me and back wards thoughts
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Plus tax, so it was not a person-to-person sales, you got it from a shop.
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I was just being rude, and I apologize. But seriously, think about it. This is your 4th bike in just a 6 months - maybe you should concentrate more on riding and less on buying. At this point, you're becoming a sort of anti-Cigtech.
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thats ok and good advice i think i have ocd on bikes lately hect there is another one im looking at its very very old and if i recall made in Germany i think i can get it for 25 bucks its ugly as sin
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I was just being rude, and I apologize. But seriously, think about it. This is your 4th bike in just a 6 months - maybe you should concentrate more on riding and less on buying. At this point, you're becoming a sort of anti-Cigtech.
I don't follow the boards closely enough to know what all windhchaser has purchased, but at least buying used is better than buying new when trying to figure out just what kind of bike it is that you really want/need. Trying several different bikes in the beginning is probably the fastest way for someone to go through this process.
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Originally Posted by noglider View Post
Please use punctuation so we don't have to work so hard to understand you.
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...you probably got majorly screwed on the deal.
He has been ripped off on all of his previous bike purchases. I will assume it happened again.

Starting to wonder if OP is a troll that likes to drive us crazy, not a newbie cyclist.

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Originally Posted by mtb123 View Post
Starting to wonder if OP is a troll that likes to drive us crazy, not a newbie cyclist.
He's not a troll.
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belive what you will
Oh, I belive.
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lol what is this mess with me day? i treat all you nice yet you all call me names and accuse me of things.
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What year was it ?
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What year was it ?
dont know how can i tell? it has hangers on fork and frame for disc brakes but it dont have disc brakes
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Flip the bike upside down and look for the serial number. That might give an indication as to the year.
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dont know how can i tell? it has hangers on fork and frame for disc brakes but it dont have disc brakes
Picy might help as well
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I cleaned up the thread a bit. Please keep in mind that we have people from all walks of life and abilities posting on this forum and don't assume someone is a troll because they don't live up to your posting expectations. If you can't say something nice ...

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dont know how can i tell? it has hangers on fork and frame for disc brakes but it dont have disc brakes
According to bikepedia the trek 4300 has been around at least 13 years. The age of your bike (1 year old vs 13 years old) could potentially make a big difference in whether or not you got a good deal. Do a little more research next time you buy a used bike. Go to bikepedia.com and see if you match match your bike color and specs to what they have listed and you may be able to figure out what year it is.
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