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    Can someone help me identify the worth of this weird bike?

    I had a midrange ibex and it was clipped outside my apartment - trying to find a new bike but I'm a newb and don't know specs, components, etc. I know this bike looks ludicrous, but I need help to see if it is a cheapo or something decent. Any help?
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    Looks like a box store BSO (bicycle shaped object). Pretty worthless

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    Can it even be ridden? Looks like it would be very....umm....I don't even know what to say.
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    The wedge bag is pretty nice. Does it come with the bike?

    Sorry you had your Ibex stolen. For minimum cost, an older major-brand hardtail is probably the best thing going.
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    If you wanted to ride that bike once every couple months around the block ,it would be fine.

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    who called the kickstand police...?
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