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Road Cycling “It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle.” -- Ernest Hemingway

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Old 09-12-05, 08:01 PM   #1
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Describe the deal you got for your bike(s)

I just wanna know what deal you got. How much off msrp and what extra savings?

Me?

$90 off msrp
no sale tax
one tune-up in a month
another tune-up next year
10% off all accessories bought that day
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Old 09-12-05, 08:06 PM   #2
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frame only, cost price, with a free titanium seat post.
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Old 09-12-05, 08:11 PM   #3
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Got my Airborne for 1200 off at $800 bucks. I wanted a Trek 7700FX, but were all out of stock. Trek wasn't worth the difference. Now its way less, but doesn't change that its out of stock.
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Old 09-12-05, 08:15 PM   #4
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Paid MSRP but...

Free upgraded Dura-ace derailleur from Ultegra
Free Shipping
No Sales Tax

It was enough to make me happy.
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Old 09-12-05, 08:24 PM   #5
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Approximately 20% off MSRP
Free matching gloves (posure points?) and cage
Free one year tune-up.

But, my LBS is pretty good about making adjustments under goodwill. Three years after getting my MTB, I decided I wanted a straight bar instead of a riser. They were happy just to swap it out.
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Old 09-12-05, 09:19 PM   #6
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MSRP $1,200. Got it for $999. They swapped out a longer stem plus upgrade to Ultegra rear der, and cages, and 20% off a computer. I was happy.
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Old 09-12-05, 09:41 PM   #7
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05 Fuji Pro... MSRP $3500 (huge markup) bought for $2500 at local Performance during 20% team points weekend so I got $500 in gear for free. Took those performance points and combined them with 20% coupons and 99c shipping and got stuff on sale... needless to say, I stretched that extra $500 pretty far.

$2500 for a CF bike w/ DA components, 2 cycle computers one of which is a polar CS200cad, 5 prs shorts, jerseys, lots of tubes, 5 extra tires, 6 bottles lube, 2 floor pumps, 1 frame pump, 2 boxes bars, 2 boxes gu, 2 gu drink mixes, 4.5lbs cytomax, speedplay zero titanium pedals, cleat covers, crank bros candy pedals, 8 polar bottles, 3 cages, extra bladders for my camelback, camelbak cleaning kit and extra tablets, Pearl Izumi mtn shoes, couple of bike mounts to haul the bikes in my truck, giro pneumo helmet, a truing stand, terry saddle, book caddy for the trainer.

I missed a couple of things... and I might have paid for $50-100 of this stuff... but I think I got a lot of stuff.... stuff is good. Oh, and lifetime adjustments on the bike.

Edit: I was at Performance in Rockville over the weekend and noticed that they had my bike for $2049 now. I asked about their 90 day price guarantee and they said just bring the receipt. I went back that same night with my receipt and they credited $472 back to my credit card. So after taxes and considering the 20% points I got back on the bike I got my bike for just under $1750.

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Old 09-12-05, 09:49 PM   #8
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40 off mrsp
no tax
15% on toys
free lifetime maintnence
and he's a super cool guy that usually gives me some kind of cash deal on things
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Old 09-12-05, 09:49 PM   #9
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Beginning of season, I scored a brand new (old stock) 2002 Trek 1200 for $550USD. Free tuneups for life. I figure this was a decent price for an entry level bike. Coincidentally, this was one of the last years that the 1200 had a hand-built in the USA frame.
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Old 09-12-05, 09:56 PM   #10
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2001 Trek 5900 free after the hand-me-down discount from my older bro.
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Old 09-12-05, 09:57 PM   #11
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2001 Trek 5900 free after the hand-me-down discount from my older bro.
lol, I think you won
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Old 09-12-05, 10:17 PM   #12
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When I bought my 2003 Allez Pro from my LBS;

MSRP $2810
Paid $1600
Upgrade Ksyrium Elites to Ksyrium SL for $100
Got CrankBro Egg SS for $80 & SLR Gel Flow for $70

This was a "no tax" year end deal. $1850 total.

Good contacts are hard to find but once you do, hang onto them with your "kung-fu" grip.

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Old 09-12-05, 10:17 PM   #13
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'03 Felt F1r. . . 800 bucks second hand, but barely a hundred miles on it when I purchased it. (about a thousand now) MSRP about 2500 I believe, full ultegra, easton scandium tubing. 56cm frame weighs 2.5 lbs. 8 hundy!
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Old 09-12-05, 10:57 PM   #14
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I got my 05 48cm Orca for $3700 out the door with mavic Ksyriums sc SSl and FSA mega exo compact cranks. Original price was 4499.00 according o the dealer but I have heard of it being had for as little as 4299.00. I still like to think I got a pretty good deal. I have about 800 miles on it now and it just amazes me that I am riding a bike such as this!

Last october I picked up a 03 Epic comp for 1199.99. I have had lots of fun on it since it is my first full suspension bike.

I bought a 02 trek 5200 for 1899.00 in june of 03. Full Ultegra and bonti rims. Sold it last month for 1600.00 to a neighbor to help fund my Orca.

I am very lucky to have a job that requires me to travel by car throughout the S.F. Bay area. I can make pit stops around lunch at the LBS and check out the selectons of bikes. Due to my small stature I require a smaller bike which is often heavily discounted at the end of a season to get rid of.
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Old 09-12-05, 11:11 PM   #15
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Over 30% off msrp ($5125), plus two bottle cages!

Still, I'm screwed when Christmas rolls around.

This year and next.
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Old 09-12-05, 11:27 PM   #16
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I just got a giant bolder CoMo MTB for 170 dollars new in a 23 inch... my new "road commuter", i.e. slicks, rack, etc.

Cervelo P2K frame, used 01 500 dollars with fork, headset ect, 20 - 30Percent off all parts, attack bars at 230 off MSRP.
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Old 09-12-05, 11:49 PM   #17
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Ebay special on frame, fork + various components, price $188.

Price to finish build: $700. (counting tools)

Price to campy convert it: $1200 (counting tools, in all stupidity, I left what tools I had behind when I moved...at least they were performancebike cheapos )

Then there's all the parts swapping I do to it, in the name of experimentation.

I would say my bike is in the $1500-ish range for what I paid, but saying it was a discount is irrelevant since you cannot find any all aluminum frames anymore that are sporting campy centaur/chorus/record mixes on them.
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Old 09-13-05, 12:02 AM   #18
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Trek 5500 - bought from a friend for $1k.
Lemond Maillot Jaune - Roadbikereview classifieds (frame) + Ebay (parts) = $800
Santana Stylus - Roadbikereview classifieds (frame) + existing parts + new parts = $1200
Lemond Tete de Course - god only knows....

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Old 09-13-05, 04:09 AM   #19
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'97 Bianchi Veloce, steel, fully lugged, new old stock bought from the LBS in 2001 for just about a grand inc. taxes. Came with one free tune-up. I knew nothing about road bikes at the time, but chose it after first test riding various Giants. Still don't know (or particularly care) if it was a good or bad deal, I love it all the same

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Old 09-13-05, 04:39 AM   #20
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Aus $1000 for 2nd hand 1999 Lemond Zurich which transformed into 04 MJ Classic thru frame warranty.

20% off Klein, free service, 10-15% off goodies forever, 50% off second bike for wife.
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Old 09-13-05, 04:54 AM   #21
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03 Colnago Lux Dream, with Dura Ace 9 one Ebay... $900
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Old 09-13-05, 05:08 AM   #22
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I picked up a 2005 Trek 1200 for $799 with free cage. Last week I bought my wife a 2005 Trek 1000 for $549. Gotta love those year end closeouts!!!!!
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Well my last bikes purchased from a LBS was my 03 Marin Argenta, MSRP of $1099.99 wo pedals. I got the bike with Shimano PD-540 SPDs, bottles and cages out the door for $850 total including 6% PA sales tax. Also got 10% off accessories for a year and a free tune up after ~30 days of riding.
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Old 09-13-05, 05:47 AM   #24
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A 1987 cannondale t400 with 4 rims and tires 15 bucks at a yard sale. Sure its used but well i bet other than being given a bike its one of the best deals had by any on these forums. Next best would have been my nishiki prestiege from 99 with time chalenge pedals shoes mavis ma40 rear rimand ma2 front paid my brother 75 he paid 150 for it. Gave it to me for 75 for my bday because he couldnt aford 200+ on a bike i had my eyes on.
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Old 09-13-05, 07:08 AM   #25
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Ordered Motobecane Mirage ($325 shipped) from bikesdirect. They did not have my size in stock so they upgraded me to a higher Motobecane Mirage Sport ($395 shipped) for free. And I did not pay the sales tax.
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