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What kind of bike is this?

Old 08-17-09, 12:31 PM
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What kind of bike is this?

I'm looking into buying this bike off Craigslist but the person taped up the frame. I was wondering if anyone can identify the make and model of this bike and if it's worth $220:

https://newyork.craigslist.org/mnh/bik/1327214047.html

Any help would be greatly appreciated!!

Thanks,

-Dan
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Old 08-17-09, 12:38 PM
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Try the Hybrid Forums for a more firm ID on the bike.

As for whether you should buy it- I wouldn't pay $220 for that bike.
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Old 08-17-09, 12:41 PM
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Really? Why not 220? She claims to have put 200 into it in maintainance. Whats your take?

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Looks like it belonged to a paperboy.
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Looks like it belonged to a paperboy?? um.... ok....
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"Does not come with security chain and lock".

Hmm, I wonder why...
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So is the general consensus this bike is garbage and not worth 220?
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I'd go below $220, just because she spent 200 does not mean she should get 200 back, nor should it exaggerate the price of what the bike is really worth.

I'd be more concerned that the bike has been neglected to the extent of needing an overhaul that probably cost more than half of what the bike was worth brand new.

For a hybrid, I would think that you could find a new one at your LBS for a little over what you are currently looking to spend, but would be much happier with your decision.

Just my 2 cents...
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Says it's a Trek right in the title.
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Drift, that's exactly what I needed to hear. Thank you very much for your input, I really appreciate it.

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Yea, I know it says trek, but I called the lady up and she had no clue and I wanted to find out the exact model so I could do a price check. Thanks though
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Dan,you could likely go to DicksSportingGoods and get a new commuter for 200.
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Originally Posted by SullDC
Drift, that's exactly what I needed to hear. Thank you very much for your input, I really appreciate it.

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You are very welcome.
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Looks like a Multitrack to me.

I have a 7100 and it looks quite similar.

I would not pay $220 for it, either.
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If she says she put 200 in it in labor, 'n whatever including the fancy cage fabrication on the bike, but is only asking 220? weird...
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If the Trek Decals were taped for painting, why weren't they taken off?

I would not pay $220 for it. Sorry. Wait a week and offer $175.
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