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    Camber Comp at my LBS

    I rode a Camber Comp 29 this weekend and liked it. It's marked "test bike" and the LBS wants $2200 for it. It has some battle scars on the cranks and a few scuffs on the sidewalls but the rest of the bike looks good.

    Is the asking price fair and if not what kind of a price should I counter with. Thanks

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    nope just order a new one

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    Quote Originally Posted by andygenders View Post
    nope just order a new one
    A new one is more than I can afford right now.

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    Anyone else have an opinion on this?

    I think the MSRP was $2700 on the test bike.

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    What model- 2012 or 2013?

    I would take it if it is the 2013 and comes fully serviced- which I expect from a good lbs.
    Would be to much for the 2012...

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    It is a 2012 bike.

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    I purchased a 2012 Camber Comp 29er from a non local bike shop thanks to my son getting stationed at Ft Campbell. They happened to have my size on the self and willing to knock $150 off the price which was enough to make me take the plunge. Been riding hard tails forever but I doubt I will ever again at least out on the trail. This bike is great. Only complaint would be weight. It needs a diet. or I need to get into better shape and ride it more.
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    2013 Specialized Carbon Camber Pro 29er (Warranty frame and other stuff)
    2011 Specialized Stumpjumper Comp 29er

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    I bought a brand new Comp 29er (had to order it) 2012 in April for $2200 (msrp was 2750) I'd ask for some money off....

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    Yep Too much

    I would check and make sure as a test bike you will still be getting a lifetime warranty on the frame and what kind of warranty you will have on the other componets (Fork seals, Shock Seals Hubs Freewheel.) Assuming it is basically an as is purchase 2200 is way to much. Look for a 2012 with a 20% end of year discount.
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    seems a little pricey....but I live in Hawaii and that would be a smoking deal for a 2012. I guess it all depends on where you live too.

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    If you handed them 2 grand in cash I guarantee they would take it

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    Too much

    I too bought a demo bike from my LBS. 2012 Stumpjumper FSR Comp 29er - Paid $2000 out the door a month ago. So they are asking wayyyy too much.

    Check Bikes for Sale : Western Spirit Camber 29ers for $1300

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    If 2700 is the msrp, expect most shop will claim they give a 10percent discount just for you, which is actually the normal price everone sells it at. Add to that if you pay cash you get another 10 percent off. 2700 x 20 percent off equals 2160 brand new

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    I bought the local "test" '12 Camber Comp 29er, $2400. It's pretty clean.

    $2200 seems to be a fair price. There's a Lg on ebay for $1k .

    The Comp is a nice trade up from the std Camber, M5 frame, 10 x 2 gearing. According to Specialized the first batch of Comps where mis-marked as M4s. I like the Shimano shifters.
    2012 Specialized Camber Comp 29er
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    I think it is pricey especially being roughed up.

    The 2013 gets reworked, with a stiffer rear end and more clearance over over the top tube.

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    I found a new 2012 about 20 miles from me. They want $2100 plus tax which I'm OK with.
    I liked everything about the bike when I rode it except for the low BB.

    I did go back to the shop selling the "test bike" and offered $1800 but they wanted $2000 this time.

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    I pulled the trigger on a Camber Comp Carbon. I did a YouTube review. Here it is. 2013 Specialized Camber Comp Carbon 29er Review - YouTube

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    A buddy got the same bike here in ma for 2k in August, new.

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    Too bad there is no warranty on any part of that bike.... The warranty is to the original owner only. that would be the bike shop in this case... you would be the second owner and that makes that a used bike, no warranty... offer them $1800 in cash and they'll take it if they are smart.... money talks!

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    I would only care about the warranty if your frame is carbon. If it is a good deal then go for it. Odds are you will have to replace worn out components down the line anyway.

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