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    Twitter Bike

    I have been out of the bike game for quite a while and looking to get a new ride. I came across this $1,000 29er, 25LB t700 carbon bike manf by Twitter. I cant find any info or reviews on it anywhere. Here are specs. I appreciate any info someone can provide.

    Model: BLAIR5.0 I

    Style:30 Speed.Oil brake

    Wheelset size:29 inch


    frame size:15.5 inch/17 inch/19 inch

    Colours:black and red/black and green/black and gray

    Frame:BLAIR5.0 Super light carbon fibre internal shifter housing

    Handlebar:TW super light aluminium alloy strengthen/31.8*680

    Pipe clamp:TW aluminium alloy dual-lock

    Fork:TW-R aluminium magnesium alloy suspension fork/29 inch

    Headset:TW aluminium alloy CNC bearing

    Spacer:Carbon fibre

    Shifter:SH1MANO M610-30 Speed

    Front Derailleur:SH1MANO M610

    Rear Derailleur:SH1MANO XT/M781

    Chain Ring:PROWHEEL aluminum CNC hollow 42T/10 speed

    Cassette:SUNS-10 speed/11T-36T golden

    Chain:PYC-10 speed/golden hollow out

    Bottom Bracket:Chain Ring matching hollow BB

    Brake:SH1MANO M315 Hydraulic disc brakes

    Hub:CHOSEN lightweight aluminium 4 bearing disc brake

    Rim:29 inch/ Lightweight aluminum double rivet

    Spoke:Shunjiu high rigidity round spoke

    Tire:MAXIS-PACE Light all-terrain/29*2.1

    Grip:W T B Embossed Double lock circular

    Saddle:TW Light MTB

    Petal:SYUN-B829 lightweight aluminum embellish

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    Well, the photo is fuzzy but it has an oil brake, a carbon fiber spacer and a golden chain. Sorry, not familiar with Sh1mano components. Can't say.

    We don't quit riding because we get old.
    We get old because we quit riding.

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    No name everything and (potentially) knock-off parts and tires.

    I'd stay well away from it.

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    Find a bike with a reputation. Donít go by BS reviews on the website selling said crap bike.

    If you canít find any legitimate reviews from actual established websites...:it most likely a crap bike. This includes most New Bikes on eBay under $500.
    Bicycles donít have motors or batteries.

    Ebikes are not bicycles

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    When in doubt, buy.

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    Run Forest, run!
    Change begins by doing something different.

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    One review said "Today I just hit my balls while riding it".

    I would steer clear.
    No moss...

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