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Not even sure if I need this--Mavic Aksiums

Old 12-05-11, 10:55 AM
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Not even sure if I need this--Mavic Aksiums

mavic aksiums on sale right now..$124.85 on b-town.

I'm not sure if i'm allowed to post this..if not, i guess someone can delete it. I figured someone may be interested.

I want to buy them too..just because they seem like a good deal. I hope someone snatches them.
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Old 12-05-11, 12:51 PM
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I sure hate that I keep missing these.
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Just because something is allegedly a good buy doesn't mean you should buy it.

That's why I am not a huge fan of Bonktown's business model.

However, I am sure certain unnamed impulse shoppers jump on these.
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However, I am sure certain unnamed impulse shoppers jump on these.
That's why Bonktown's business model is successful.
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Not a matter of need. Want trumps need!
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I don't want Aksiums.... but I do need another set of winter training wheels. The price fits the need, so I shall keep my eyes open for it.
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I saw them today also. Would have purchased them if they had a Campy hub. (Shoulda bought the Campys back when they were $135.00 and had a few Campys left.) Don't really need them, but I'd like something cheaper to use on the trainer and for winter rides.
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for that money they are a steal......get them if you need them..My bike came with them. I need to upgrade. but wow.....nice deal
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Originally Posted by kayakdiver
I don't want Aksiums.... but I do need another set of winter training wheels. The price fits the need, so I shall keep my eyes open for it.
I needed an inexpensive set of wheels and considered the Aksiums but got a pair of Performance Forte's on sale, roughly the same price. They are reasonable and if your budget is under $150 should be on your short list. Watch for sales and/or coupons. I think I ended up paying roughly $130 for the pair.
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I saw them today also. Would have purchased them if they had a Campy hub. (Shoulda bought the Campys back when they were $135.00 and had a few Campys left.) Don't really need them, but I'd like something cheaper to use on the trainer and for winter rides.
glad im not the only one in that boat.
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I'm using them as indoor training wheels, they work great for that purpose.
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In case anyone cares, they are back on NOW.
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Originally Posted by datlas
Just because something is allegedly a good buy doesn't mean you should buy it.

That's why I am not a huge fan of Bonktown's business model.

However, I am sure certain unnamed impulse shoppers jump on these.
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They are on BT again. FYI
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I think its a good thing that i keep missing this...is it?
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Nope, it isn't. The Aksiums are very good, under-rated training wheels. I have a pair I use, and picked up another pair off BT for $149 a few weeks ago.
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To be perfectly honest, I don't get this type of online shopping. You have to sit and wait for them to post a single item at a time? Why even have a cart option?
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These look like a good deal.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-Shimano-...f#ht_500wt_951
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