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kenaces

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should i make offer on this bike?
« on: April 22, 2017, 02:30:47 PM »
I am looking for a cheap bike to ride to work(1 mile flat) and for some fun. 

https://offerup.com/item/detail/264115570/?ref=FilteredSearch&event_source=c756f1ace62a4113a1f2e5437ac1ef38

What do you guys think?  I have never used offer.com so any advice on that?

thanks
« Last Edit: April 22, 2017, 02:32:48 PM by kenaces »

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Re: should i make offer on this bike?
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2017, 02:33:59 PM »
looks fun.  Have you ever ridden a fixie?  Is it the right sized frame?  $200 seems reasonable for something new.

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Re: should i make offer on this bike?
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2017, 06:06:08 PM »
Not sure if it was fixed or not but it already sold - back to the drawing board

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Re: should i make offer on this bike?
« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2017, 06:09:31 PM »
LOL - just found same bike and same buyer but the exposure on MMM must have raised the price - now they want $350


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Re: should i make offer on this bike?
« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2017, 07:02:22 PM »
1 mile flat? Any sub $100 bike from Walmart...Or the cheapest thing on Craigslist.

kenaces

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Re: should i make offer on this bike?
« Reply #5 on: April 24, 2017, 01:36:39 PM »
thanks :)

I am looking at a few other single speeds to see if they even sell at what seems like overpriced asking price.  I am in no rush but I do want a nice ride, so I plan on taking a wait and see approach.

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Re: should i make offer on this bike?
« Reply #6 on: April 26, 2017, 08:20:00 AM »
1 mile flat? get a beater off craigslist. learn to do your own maintenance. get something that you dont have to worry about if its stolen. its just a mode of transportation, beware of shiny new toy syndrome.