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    looking for a decent cheap road ss, how is this bike?

    http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/928699654.html


    i am really in need of a mountain bike in tucson, and the max i have to spend is $150. ideally i really just want a junker that will just get me around that i won't have to worry about getting stolen. any comments appreciated, or have a look at http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/ for me.


    thx guys!

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    I'd buy that for $150 IF IT FITS! It's not a deal if it isn't your size. Sekai made decent bikes back in the day. That frame has cast drop-outs and not stamped drop-outs. It's a good frame, even if the parts are basic.
    Authorities speculate that speed may have been a factor. They are also holding gravity and inertia for questioning.

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    Looks good.

    What about this one and get the bars changed out
    http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/925879083.html

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    Damn, used bikes are expensive in your area.

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    yes, i know it. you'd think tucson would have low prices considering how many bikes you see out on the road.

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    i checked out that bike with the funky handles that was posted, and i have quick question. what size frame should i be looking for? i am about 6' 1, 170lb.

    i'm not even sure what size my raleigh xxix frame is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Walker
    i checked out that bike with the funky handles that was posted, and i have quick question. what size frame should i be looking for? i am about 6' 1, 170lb.

    i'm not even sure what size my raleigh xxix frame is.
    According to the charts I've found you're looking at anything 20"+, or large.
    To find the size of your xxix you can measure the top tube to get a general idea. Raleigh lists the sizes here. And yeah, you'll have to convert from inches to mm.
    http://www.raleighusa.com/bikes/moun...?page=geometry

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    If you're looking for a beater road frame, 23" or 59cm would be optimal. You might be able to go as small as 21" or 56cm or as big as 25" or 61cm.
    Authorities speculate that speed may have been a factor. They are also holding gravity and inertia for questioning.

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    thanks so much guys, i will keep looking away at http://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/. any other recommendations are welcome too! )))

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