Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Used Bikes

So far, we've been featuring only the latest models on this blog. Of course, if you're looking for a utilitarian bike, there's a whole other world out there worth exploring -- the world of used bikes.

Many used bikes are quite elegant, and are equipped with baskets, racks, fenders, and chainguards. And, best of all, you can find some really great deals. Therefore, I'm republishing here Gene Portuesi's classic article on buying a used bike (see Sheldon Brown for more from Portuesi's cyclopedia).

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What are your favorite bikes from past years?

2 comments:

Evan said...

80's Japanese sport-tourers
early 90's rigid MTB
and of course
anything from England or America with a three speed IGH.

joseph said...

Thanks for sharing, I will bookmark and be back again

Used Bikes