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Old 07-02-15, 07:16 AM
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Have you ever seen/heard of this brand?

Hi Guys.

I just saw a bike in a surplus (I know I know i should just buy from a LBS but my curiosity just got the better of me )and I'm wondering if any of you guys have ever seen or heard of this bike brand "CRETEIL".

I already checked the internet and didn't find any relevant results other than a place in France. So I'm hoping some of you guys can help me with any kind of info.

Anyways Thanks in advance.
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Old 07-02-15, 07:51 AM
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Nope. You usually get what you pay for so if it is seemingly inexpensive set your expectations at that level.
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Old 07-02-15, 08:22 AM
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More close up pictures of the components (derailleurs, shifters, brakes, wheels) will help us identify if it's a really cheap bike or not.
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Old 07-02-15, 09:25 AM
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it's a Taiwan made Hydroformed aluminum frame bike, the brand is the store brand of the Importing seller's ..

Now, Most brands are all painted on at a very few huge factories, Order enough units and they will apply Your Name.
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The STI shifters are lower end (or at least have that design), the crank looks generic and if I'm not mistaken, the fork looks just like an aluminum Venzo (read: cheap).

I'd buy it for the frame if it were dirt cheap enough.
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