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    Idea! 2010 Gary Fisher Roscoe 3!!!

    Hello!

    I am new here and apologize if I put this in wrong thread.

    Can someone tell if this bike worth the money?


    He says he spent around $3K building it and it is in good overall shape. Front fork loses a little air but does well pumped up before each ride

    These are some of the bike specs:


    Frame: 6011 hydroformed butted aluminum mainframe & swingarm, G2 Geometry, top swing magnesium link, semi-integrated E2 headtube, ABP

    Front Suspension: Marzocchi Marathon SL TST Doppio Air

    Rear Suspension: Custom Fox Float RP23 with
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    Tubeless tires

    Avid Juicy Five Disc Brake System

    Shimano Deore LX front derailleur, SRAM X.9 rear derailleur, SRAM X.9 shifters

    Race Face Ride XC Crankset


    ---- seat and pedals look very cheap and more like from a road bike...
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    anyone?

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    I haven't a clue of the value but check this site for an idea.

    Bicycle Blue Book - Used Bikes

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    You can see the original spec on Bikepedia, maybe he spent money downgrading, or maybe he bought this used as a frame and built it with the parts? Fork loses air after each ride basically? Plan on that being worse than advertised, at best you need new seals. You may want to go over that swingarm carefully for cracks, too. A thousand bucks for a bike that looks like it has been parted out and downgraded? if it needs to be shipped and you can't see it in advance, beware, beware...

    2010 Gary Fisher Roscoe III - BikePedia

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    Thank you for your replies, I really appreciate it.

    He said it was custom built around the frame.

    If it was new (I might be wrong about some parts, just took it form the pic):

    Frame and rear shock - around $1000
    Avid Juicy Five Disc Brake System(front and rear) - 140$
    Shimano Deore LX front derailleur - 20$
    SRAM X.9 shifters - $80
    SRAM X.9 rear derailleur - 80$
    Marzocchi Marathon SL TST Doppio Air - 300$
    Bontrager Race Lite TLR Rims - around $600
    Race Face Ride XC Crankset - $90
    CST PRO tubeless tires - $20
    Rhythm Elite handlebar - $60

    Total $2390 if new (not counting all other little things)

    If i divide it by 3 I get $800

    Since I can return it for full refund if not as described, maybe it worth the risk?

    I cant find any decent full suspension all mountain in this price range...

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    Im just not sure what used bikes like this one usually worth...

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    The bike is priced to reflect the lower quality build and that it is used. is this an eBay store with PayPal where you are getting a return guaranty?

    On the plus side, the frame is not really old.

    You can always try to negotiate a little lower price. Is the $150 shipping to your specific locale or just a general add-on?

    If you are willing to spend $1000 total for used and shipped to you, then have you also looked at the broader eBay or pinkbike market? if so, is this the best you could find?

    I don't know anything abut this specific bike, but given the brand there was probably a lot sold and you ought to be able to search MTBR forum threads for this particular bike and see what people who have it think. As with any old Fisher full suspension frame, beware of frame cracks. If you searched MTBR and found, for example, that this frame had issues with the swingarm cracking, then consider how you would be riding it and whether you'd be at risk.

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    Yes, eBay money back guarantee.

    A bicycle shop gonna professionally pack and ship it across the country to me, so the shipping price is fair I believe.

    I read reviews about this frame and they are very good. Gary Fisher Roscoe III All Mountain Full Suspension Reviews - Mtbr.com

    The guy swears there are no issues whatsoever except for the fork...

    I didn't know about pinkbike.com, thanks!

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    Actually I bought it out of impulse...so now I want to justify my action...
    From the good side, I still can't find anything better for the money.
    Waiting for the delivery now. Hope I wont regret it...

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    sounds like you did your homework then, now enjoy!

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    Thanks man!

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