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05-27-20, 03:00 PM
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Posted By StarBiker

And most likely will continue to do so.

And most likely will continue to do so.
05-27-20, 01:27 PM
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Views: 3,241
Posted By StarBiker

I bike past REI everyday, and while taking my...

I bike past REI everyday, and while taking my coffee pit stop some guy was picking up his kids CO OP. Bike looked like it was for a 5 year old. He was asking questions like it was a $2000 bike that...
05-27-20, 05:10 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,241
Posted By StarBiker

The ones around here are can be very snobby, and...

The ones around here are can be very snobby, and cater to mostly the affluent. It amazes me now many people have a thousand plus to buy their teenage kid a bike.
That said REI's shop prices for...
05-26-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By StarBiker

One of the dumbest things I did was sell a 750...

One of the dumbest things I did was sell a 750 that shared frame geometry with the 520. I made money on it, but I should have kept that bike. It was clean, and I paid $20 for it. DUMB!
05-26-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,241
Posted By StarBiker

They will have another sale. People have to check...

They will have another sale. People have to check in later summer/fall. The current CO OP bikes have been out a bit, and they will redo the line. Even if just certain models go on sale, clearance.
...
05-26-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,241
Posted By StarBiker

We? An apt comparison? Well the sale ended...

We? An apt comparison?

Well the sale ended yesterday. And I still have not spent a grand on a bike. :) Now if the one I want eventually gets down to seven I may.
05-25-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,241
Posted By StarBiker

43 years ago the neighbors in my neighborhood had...

43 years ago the neighbors in my neighborhood had to restore out power because BG&E was taking their old sweet time. Then the neighbors did restore the power.
This is not my last rant......:50:
05-25-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,241
Posted By StarBiker

You may have to start?

You may have to start?
05-25-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,241
Posted By StarBiker

But I am curious, what does your LBS have like...

But I am curious, what does your LBS have like the ADV 3.1, or the Salsa Fargo Apex 1? I am curious......I have not seen anything like those bikes at a LBS for those prices. Maybe for the Salsa, but...
05-25-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,241
Posted By StarBiker

My point was people were comparing lower end...

My point was people were comparing lower end chains to REI, like Walmart and I thought a better comparison of a lower end chain that sell's lower end, but not junk to be Dicks.

Now some folks on...
05-25-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 461
Posted By StarBiker

Damn people.........:mad:

Damn people.........:mad:
05-25-20, 10:56 AM
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Posted By StarBiker

Many do on here?

Many do on here?
05-24-20, 01:20 PM
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Views: 3,241
Posted By StarBiker

^ What's amusing is how non cyclists think that...

^
What's amusing is how non cyclists think that bikes have to be super light to be quality.

The bikes I am interested in are steel!
05-24-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 495
Posted By StarBiker

^ What he said. Buying the wrong size bake?...

^
What he said. Buying the wrong size bake? :rolleyes:
05-24-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,241
Posted By StarBiker

^ You sound like an expert on the subject.

^
You sound like an expert on the subject.
05-23-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By StarBiker

Good night folks. Best.

Good night folks.

Best.
05-23-20, 11:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By StarBiker

Remember if it did sell for $1800 that's $180 in...

Remember if it did sell for $1800 that's $180 in Ebay Fees, not including Fees to PayPal, and even Ebay's nonsensical Fees on shipping. (I know why they do this and it was BS when they started it)
...
05-23-20, 10:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 521
Posted By StarBiker

I saw that one on Ebay in completed...

I saw that one on Ebay in completed listings........
...
05-23-20, 10:39 PM
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Views: 521
Posted By StarBiker

It's a beauty. I would be afraid to ride it. (I...

It's a beauty. I would be afraid to ride it. (I am not interested beyond appearance) Somebody on here will buy that from you. I have no idea on value though.
You'll find out.........
05-23-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,241
Posted By StarBiker

As I mentioned in the sale thread, there's...

As I mentioned in the sale thread, there's reason's why I like them.

And for all this exclusive, latte chatter I am an older guy, who doesn't own a car, and really only makes money through Ebay,...
05-23-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,241
Posted By StarBiker

A better comparison as I said above is Dicks....

A better comparison as I said above is Dicks. Many of you might not be familiar with them. At least it seems that way. Although they have a presence in every state. REI is not located in every state....
05-23-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,241
Posted By StarBiker

REI ships to your address if you like. It's not...

REI ships to your address if you like. It's not only in store pick up, and has not been for years. They get the bikes shipped to them, just like you would.
05-23-20, 09:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By StarBiker

Even a lot of the CO OP stuff is through axle. I...

Even a lot of the CO OP stuff is through axle. I don't own anything with it. Do you dislike it?

I know the fascination with vintage bikes with horizontal drops has never appealed to me. Certain...
05-23-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,241
Posted By StarBiker

Sounds like the issue is if you order a bike does...

Sounds like the issue is if you order a bike does REI just take the unopened box straight from the manufacturer and send that out in the mail OR do they set the bike up properly then dis assemble...
05-23-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,241
Posted By StarBiker

Guy sounds like he is being paid by a disgruntled...

Guy sounds like he is being paid by a disgruntled LBS.

And this other character ....:foo:
Replies: 38
Views: 1,047
Posted By StarBiker

The Gary Fisher was the find, but for free I...

The Gary Fisher was the find, but for free I would have taken them both. I have had one dumpster find in 10 years. People aren't this dumb around here, well sort of.......:rolleyes:
05-23-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,241
Posted By StarBiker

Somebody else said something about typical bike...

Somebody else said something about typical bike owners. I have everything under the sun around here. So many options, and can get to all of them without a car.

Of course they all come boxed, the...
05-23-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,241
Posted By StarBiker

I still like that Salsa Fargo. $2200........can...

I still like that Salsa Fargo. $2200........can run 27.5 though. I would pony up half that price for that bike!
05-23-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,241
Posted By StarBiker

The bikes shops around here cater to the very...

The bikes shops around here cater to the very well off. I don't think all of the LBS's are dishonest, but I am not impressed with any of them.


If you want to buy a $6000 Santa Cruz, you go to...
05-23-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,232
Posted By StarBiker

McDonalds makes me poop to much......So does...

McDonalds makes me poop to much......So does Wendy's. The local Wendy's had a manager who's last name was "Fartner" :o
05-23-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,541
Posted By StarBiker

Barry, I have not encountered one person today...

Barry, I have not encountered one person today who has said one thing that's made any sense........
05-23-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,241
Posted By StarBiker

And this is dependent on the REI. It's not...

And this is dependent on the REI. It's not remotely the case. where I am.

REI will tune the bike. But if you don't live near anything then what? I mean if an LBS isn't near by, and an REI isn't...
05-23-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,241
Posted By StarBiker

Trying hard to sound foolish.

Trying hard to sound foolish.
Replies: 20
Views: 435
Posted By StarBiker

I thought it was ugly as hell. Seriously. Late...

I thought it was ugly as hell. Seriously. Late 80's early 90's paint jobs can just be hideous.

Thankfully manufacturers have come back to a more neutral paint scheme option.
05-23-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 955
Posted By StarBiker

^ Murph The Surf is looking for you. In...

^
Murph The Surf is looking for you.

In the early 1990s Stroud attempted to come to the aid of a man being mugged on the street in Greenwich Village, New York City. He wound up getting stabbed...
05-22-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,099
Posted By StarBiker

New, or used. My Gary Fisher Cobia isn't...

New, or used.

My Gary Fisher Cobia isn't beat up, and I plan on asking close to this price when I list it. It's not for anything very serious though.

And a modern full suspension bike will cost...
Replies: 20
Views: 435
Posted By StarBiker

In rural Indiana, if that's where it was located?...

In rural Indiana, if that's where it was located?

And this driving all over the place. It's a gamble because anything could happen like this.
Weird the person couldn't have sent the OP a...
Replies: 38
Views: 1,047
Posted By StarBiker

It's to clean. This was in some sort of storage,...

It's to clean. This was in some sort of storage, maybe in a basement, and the person that pitched it said the hell with it. People don't care.

And where are you going to donate it. Many places you...
Replies: 38
Views: 1,047
Posted By StarBiker

Why would anybody steel this bike, and throw it...

Why would anybody steel this bike, and throw it in the dumpster?

I could swear I can name a list of the places posters post from.
Replies: 20
Views: 435
Posted By StarBiker

Great. I was not insulating you were new. But as...

Great. I was not insulating you were new. But as you can tell anything can happen. You sound surprised?

People could care less about our ethics. They want money. And especially with whats going on...
Replies: 20
Views: 435
Posted By StarBiker

For the best. I just wouldn't bother with...

For the best.

I just wouldn't bother with any of this like folks on here do.

Is there a swap in your area? That is something else to consider.

Living remote, and driving far for this stuff...
05-22-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 955
Posted By StarBiker

Hark, I say there, thou shalt halt....... ...

Hark, I say there, thou shalt halt.......

(What you did was really dumb)
05-22-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,541
Posted By StarBiker

Plenty of them further north on the NCR. Keep you...

Plenty of them further north on the NCR. Keep you warm in the winter, and give you shade in the summer........
Replies: 20
Views: 435
Posted By StarBiker

Who initiated the negotiations? This is very...

Who initiated the negotiations?

This is very poor on the sellers part.

But there is one caveat as someone who has sold on CL often (Rarely now) is buyers that disappear. I have almost never...
Replies: 38
Views: 1,047
Posted By StarBiker

If it's a comfortable fit sounds like the $120 or...

If it's a comfortable fit sounds like the $120 or so you have in the bike was worth it. It's a $300 bike.
Forum: Foo
05-20-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,359
Posted By StarBiker

:eek:

:eek:
05-20-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 974
Posted By StarBiker

^ Duke Wayne a few posts above gonna kill da...

^
Duke Wayne a few posts above gonna kill da beast! :fred:
Forum: Foo
05-20-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 27,759
Posted By StarBiker

https://news.yahoo.com/bizarre-paint-battle-betwee...

https://news.yahoo.com/bizarre-paint-battle-between-4-210000797.html?bcmt=1&guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly9sb2dpbi55YWhvby5jb20v&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAIpjGkIszbtJhvKUzdtoXOFj1z1_5U8NmxUOWupOSR...
05-20-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 974
Posted By StarBiker

I remember this story. If you can pull a firearm...

I remember this story. If you can pull a firearm out and shoot that cat while on a bike, and the animal being a full stealth hunter...........:rolleyes:

And this is incredibly rare!

But yeah, I...
05-20-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,443
Posted By StarBiker

Don't you make them in your back yard to save...

Don't you make them in your back yard to save money? :innocent:
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