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What do you think of this bike?

 

They are wanting $50 for it. I am trying to find a good bike that I could use on trails and paved walkways.

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JeremysMom

Asked by JeremysMom at 12:08 AM on Jun. 30, 2013 in Just for Fun

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  • Oh, and here is the ad-


    I have an older trek bike for sale. could be nice. needs cleaning up. has a frount shock. cash only.

    JeremysMom

    Comment by JeremysMom (original poster) at 12:08 AM on Jun. 30, 2013

  • 50 bucks is great!!!! I have a Trex that cost about 500 new (back in our pre-kids days)
    Crafty26

    Answer by Crafty26 at 12:19 AM on Jun. 30, 2013

  • ** I meant Trek... and I've seen it listed for over 200
    Crafty26

    Answer by Crafty26 at 12:28 AM on Jun. 30, 2013

  • in my area we have a free bike shop
    as long as they are open i will never pay for another bike again
    do you have one in your area?


    buying a bike sight unseen is rough-
    is it tall enough for you?
    did you know that wide tires mean you have to work harder to maintain momentum?
    do all of the gears work?
    with those handle bars you cannot comfortably sit erect, will that be a problem for you?
    can you comfortably carry the weight (what if you have to hike out of the trail because of a flat)?
    do the brakes work?
    are the cables in good repair?
    feralxat

    Answer by feralxat at 12:40 AM on Jun. 30, 2013

  • Around here that would be a good price. I would insist of test riding it .
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 12:43 AM on Jun. 30, 2013

  • Feralxat, we have used sporting gear stores but they still cost quite a bit. I will be going tomorrow to meet the person and test the bike. I am new to biking but I have taken a class on repairing a flat tire while out on the trail. I am going to start on a flat paved area and then work up to short trails until I feel comfortable.

    JeremysMom

    Comment by JeremysMom (original poster) at 12:50 AM on Jun. 30, 2013

  • I don't know much about bikes,but I would guess it's like buying shoes. You need to have a reasonably long test run to see how the bike feels. Still, it's a good price, so it's not like an enormous investment, and you could always resell the bike if you find it isn't the right one for you.
    Ballad

    Answer by Ballad at 1:49 AM on Jun. 30, 2013

  • It looks good to me! and a good price, but then again don't know much about bikes....
    older

    Answer by older at 8:27 AM on Jun. 30, 2013

  • you rockgo for it

    smiley745

    Answer by smiley745 at 11:56 AM on Jun. 30, 2013

  • Trek is an excellent brand. $50 would be a great price, even if it needs a little maintenance.
    JulieJacobKyle

    Answer by JulieJacobKyle at 2:19 PM on Jun. 30, 2013

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