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HELP! First road bike - value?

Old 06-14-13, 01:24 PM
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HELP! First road bike - value?

Hi Everyone,

I'm wanting to purchase my first road bike but the options are endless. I'm wanting to purchase something inexpensive as I don't think I'll be taking it around too much, just to parks and around the street occasionally.

I've looked at a few on kijiji (I'm located in GTA) and just wanted some assistance as I couldn't really find much information on the threads.

Is this worth $300? That's what they're willing to sell for:
https://toronto.kijiji.ca/c-buy-and-s...AdIdZ494519603

Any information is appreciated!
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Old 06-14-13, 02:01 PM
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$300 is still a bit high for an older, midlevel bike

Where is GTA ?
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Greater Toronto Area?

And yes, that's too much by about twice at least.
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Old 06-14-13, 02:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Homebrew01 View Post
$300 is still a bit high for an older, midlevel bike

Where is GTA ?
GTA is Greater Toronto Area, sorry! Thank you for the info!
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Offer $150 tops.
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Yes, Greater Toronto Area. And thank you for the information - much appreciated!
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Old 06-14-13, 02:32 PM
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Based on the original $390 price, the seller may be someone that thinks a bike is "vintage" just because it's old ....... 99% of the old bikes I see for sale on Craigs list are just old bikes..... usually listed at twice what they're worth.
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I live close to the gta an am looking to sell me miele lupa road issue, posted it here an am still looking to get a appraisal but I'm sure we could work something out. Check it out https://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...upa-road-issue
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