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stretch bikes

Postby dangerous » Fri Feb 24, 2012 6:18 am

i am bike shopping on the resell sites and came across a Giatex. Is anyone familiar with these bikes? any opinions?

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Re: stretch bikes

Postby Bob » Fri Feb 24, 2012 8:34 am

The usual advice is bring something cheap, nominally comfortable to ride, that won't break your heart if it gets trashed or disappears. Not sure if those bikes give much advantage for travel.
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Re: stretch bikes

Postby Canoe » Fri Feb 24, 2012 11:56 am

Bob wrote:The usual advice is bring something cheap, nominally comfortable to ride, that won't break your heart if it gets trashed or disappears.

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Re: stretch bikes

Postby Ugly Dougly » Fri Feb 24, 2012 1:04 pm

Why this bike? Do you lack space to carry a regular bike?


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Re: stretch bikes

Postby theCryptofishist » Fri Feb 24, 2012 7:43 pm

Ugly Dougly wrote:Why this bike? Do you lack space to carry a regular bike?


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Re: stretch bikes

Postby dangerous » Sat Feb 25, 2012 6:15 am

Ugly Dougly wrote:Why this bike? Do you lack space to carry a regular bike?


i was on-line hunting for a $5 bike with coaster brakes when i came across the Giatex; i just wondered if it was worth the $75 they want for it. truth is i have no idea if i will have room for any type of bike, so offers of piggy-back taxi service will be awesome...hint...hint

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