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Old 10-08-2012, 05:25 AM   #25512
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Originally Posted by Aurelius View Post
A local rider is looking for an inexpensive road bike. One model he's particularly interested in, because of it's low price, is the Motobecane 'Immortal Ice'. The thing that's holding him back is that Motobecane seems to have a bad reputation. I've only owned one Motobecane (600DS) and it proved to be a heap of junk, but I don't know whether that's representative of the entire brand. Anyone here know?

I got my MTB partner onto one of these. The only issue is that the rear triangle is not perfectly square (I've seen that from the big names, too). Unacceptable to me, but, he chose to not warranty it. It's a nice riding bike with a nice drivetrain. The components are worth what the bike costs.
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