HOT: Active* forum members generally gain 5% discount at starbike.com store!
Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Articles FAQ Contact About




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 6 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Wed May 07, 2003 8:57 am 
Offline

Joined: Wed May 07, 2003 8:41 am
Posts: 1
Hi,

i got a big problem, i dont know which bike i should buy.
I can have a Scott Team Issue with 9,1KG weight from 2002. Its used but its from a dealer who is very carfull with his bikes. Its has new Brakes and and a new XTR Group. He has to sell it because hes no more Scott dealer.
He wants to have 2099€ its about 2100$ (dollars). Is it a good price?
Or should i save some money and i buy myself a new 2003 M8 from Stevens??
Please help me, i am a noob in biking.


Top
 Profile  
 
Posted: Wed May 07, 2003 8:57 am 


Top
  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed May 07, 2003 11:32 am 
Offline

Joined: Sat Jul 27, 2002 9:57 pm
Posts: 247
Location: Latvia
My sugestion is not to buy any bike from shops. Don't buy complete bike, better build it by yourself. It will be much cheaper and the bike will be much better.
You should probably buy only the Scott Team Issue frame, it is real great and light.
All other parts aren't good enough for that money, thats my opinion!

_________________
Light weight everything!


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed May 07, 2003 6:22 pm 
I think thats a good price to be honest, in the states the frame is worth over a $1000 this is the scandium model which I think your talking about add on the XTR gruoppo and you have yourself a deal.
I must admit I haven't checked the prices lately but off the top of my head its a good price you have there.
Post this question on MTBR you might have a better response.

http://forums13.consumerreview.com/crforum?14@@.ee7b9a2[/url]


Top
  
 
 Post subject: 2nd Hand Bike
PostPosted: Thu May 08, 2003 1:35 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Sat Nov 30, 2002 4:49 am
Posts: 1902
Karlux, It looks like Prof. X. is buying the shop owners own bike. These are often good deals. (If your tall have a look at my Norco Rush in the for sale section).


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Go for the Scott
PostPosted: Fri May 09, 2003 10:35 am 
Offline

Joined: Tue Oct 22, 2002 7:49 pm
Posts: 1057
Location: The Netherlands - Europe
Hey, €2100 is cheap for any bike that has a new XTR group on it... this bike costs about €4600 new! http://www.bikediscount.de/html/rac-issue.html

If the frame is in good shape (Check the welds for cracks and all of the tubing for dents!), I would go for it. You would get a first class race bike, instead of a second league Stevens. That is... if the shop owner did not "steal" original parts, such as wheels or fork and replaced them with cheaper counterparts.

If the bike still weighs 9,1kg, he probably did not.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sat May 10, 2003 12:08 pm 
Prof. Xavier wrote:
Hi,

i got a big problem, i dont know which bike i should buy.
I can have a Scott Team Issue with 9,1KG weight from 2002. Its used but its from a dealer who is very carfull with his bikes. Its has new Brakes and and a new XTR Group. He has to sell it because hes no more Scott dealer.
He wants to have 2099€ its about 2100$ (dollars). Is it a good price?
Or should i save some money and i buy myself a new 2003 M8 from Stevens??
Please help me, i am a noob in biking.


If it is a stock(originnaly equipped) bike, it is probably a good buy. Where are you from?


Top
  
 
Posted: Sat May 10, 2003 12:08 pm 


Top
  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 6 posts ] 


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Baidu [Spider] and 8 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Stevens Carbon Team Cyclocross Frameset 52cm

in For sale - Pictures are mandatory 22-3-13

CamMancuso

0

204

Fri Feb 14, 2014 6:38 am

CamMancuso View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Swift Ultravox Team Issue complete

in For sale - Pictures are mandatory 22-3-13

go4custom

0

225

Mon Apr 14, 2014 5:41 am

go4custom View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. My Scott Foil Team Edition

in Introduce Yourself / Gallery - Please use metric weights.

dha

9

2074

Thu Jun 06, 2013 12:03 am

philipBer View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Stevens Ventoux

in Introduce Yourself / Gallery - Please use metric weights.

Spaetzle

10

1349

Fri Dec 20, 2013 4:50 pm

Spaetzle View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Stevens Ventoux Di2

in Introduce Yourself / Gallery - Please use metric weights.

tigradekat

8

1902

Wed Sep 04, 2013 4:03 pm

Fuchspk View the latest post


It is currently Fri Apr 18, 2014 6:44 am

All times are UTC + 1 hour




Advertising   –  FAQ   –  Contact   –  Convert   –  About

© Weight Weenies 2000-2013
hosted by starbike.com


How to get rid of these ads? Just register!


Powered by phpBB