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Old 05-22-17, 04:35 PM
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Bike ID?

The green one. It's a single speed. I got nothing on the white V/red triangle logo.
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Old 05-22-17, 05:53 PM
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No words, letters, numbers or symbols on the bike itself?
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Old 05-22-17, 07:17 PM
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Originally Posted by AlexanderLS View Post
Maybe this 700c Kent ST Formula walmart special.
Alexander, that's impressive that you could grok that. I figure: bright green spokes that match a bright green frame = walmart

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Old 05-22-17, 09:46 PM
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Originally Posted by AlexanderLS View Post
Really, really hard to say based off that picture.
Indeed. The bike in the foreground is decidedly not a "single speed" the OP refers to, and the bike in the background is poorly visualized.
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Old 05-23-17, 08:01 AM
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Originally Posted by AlexanderLS View Post
Maybe this 700c Kent ST Formula walmart special.
Brilliant, thanks!
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Old 05-23-17, 02:50 PM
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Originally Posted by AlexanderLS View Post
No problem, seemed like something I saw in a local wal-mart.
Don't buy it man.
Department store bikes are notoriously dangerous.
You are likely to be seriously injured riding one.
'Likely to be seriously injured' is quite a stretch. As long as the bike is thoroughly checked over and properly adjusted the likely worst outcome will be that he will be disappointed with the fit/performance or durability. I don't see any reason he would be more likely to be hurt on a Walmart bike compared to any other.
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Old 05-24-17, 06:28 AM
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Millions of people ride bikes form big box retailers. I hardly ever hear about anyone being injured on one, unless there is contact with a motor vehicle.
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Old 05-24-17, 06:48 AM
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Speaking in generalities about big box store bikes... They're cheap in both senses of the word -- both price and quality. They're heavy. They're built with poor-quality components that are sometimes difficult or impossible to adjust precisely. They're poorly assembled. They're not typically unsafe, though, if they're put together properly. ...with a possible exception for poor brakes on freewheel/freehub-equipped bikes.
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Old 05-24-17, 06:53 AM
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A fixie with aero rims and ... knobby tires?
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