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Old 05-23-05, 11:53 AM
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Need IMMEDIATE feedback! Is this bike worth $10??

Here's the bike: https://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...MEWA%3AIT&rd=1

I'm looking for a "project" bike, one that I can build up myself, something I can learn about some how work on my own bike. What do you think??? Thanks.

P.S. I got about 30 minutes to make up my mind. I appreciate quick response(s).
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Old 05-23-05, 12:00 PM
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What's that thing on the bottom bracket hole? :/

Seems like an alright frame if its the right size for you... probably has a 1 inch steer tube so you cant get too many suspension forks for it.

It'll probably be more like $35 after shipping... not too bad I guess.
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Old 05-23-05, 12:08 PM
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You'd be hard pressed to find a yard sale bike for the same price, and it probably wouldn't be as good.

As far as suspension forks though, that frame was designed for use with a rigid fork (i believe), so maybe that's a consideration. Also, it's a tank at 7lbs, but it's steel, so it's tough.

But if it's just for a project bike, as in a bike to learn from while building, it'd probably serve it's purpose well, and end up as a decent bike.

But my favorite line from the auction is "frame is butt welded". HAHAHA.
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Old 05-23-05, 06:01 PM
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As kandnhome said...the frame IS STEEL not Cro-mo like ebay said. That was my first mountain bike. Only the down tube..er whatever the vertical tube is called, is cro-mo.
I'd say its a 'learn to build' frame...i wouldn't spend much money on parts for it...but thats just me.
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Old 05-23-05, 06:31 PM
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That looks like the same frame on my Trek 800 Sport
Not even worth $5 imo. hehe.
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Old 05-23-05, 08:28 PM
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It has an E-type deraileur.....INOW you have to take cranks off to adjust the der. NO MATTER WHAT.....the e-type was invented by ******icons, and is not that popular anymore for obvious resons..........
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