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HSV Mountain Bike hahaahaaa.

Discussion in 'The Pub' started by insane, Oct 11, 2014.

  1. insane

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    Ok so I know someone who has one & I can get all the specs of the push-bike. But to try & make a long story short they think it's worth a lot (a lot more than I could believe & if I seen someone else trying to sell the bike for what they think it's worth I'd tell em "you're dreaming" hahahaaa) & I think it's not worth much at all. If anything you're buying the brand name HSV. The parts on the bike are average parts but yeah it's not something you buy to go serious trail riding. You buy it because it was a HSV released bike.

    I know things are worth what someone else will pay lol but seriously lets have all comments from serious to not so serious comments about the bike & what it might be worth in today's market from lowest to highest I don't mind :) & your general comments on the special released bikes in any aspect.
     
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    Sabbath' Redblock Jesus

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    I have no idea what you're talking about.
     
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    I have no idea but does it look like this?
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    Yes it looks very similiar to that one Fuzzy. I think by memory the colours are the only difference being yellow & black.
     
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    Calaber Nil Bastardo Carborundum

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    I might be wrong but somehow, I don't think HSV would put their name on an ordinary, average quality bike. Anyone know what brand they are before HSV get their hands on them?
     
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    well sadly they seem to be now on other products :(

    Check out these Taiwanese or Chinese made tool chests, at Big W, whoops I meant Masters (both shops feel the same) https://www.masters.com.au/product/...36k1MeWvL0cHzQ__.ncdlmorasp1204?bmUID=kzNCZD3

    And I've seen at Supercheap a few years ago they had HSV branded spanners and socket sets, which were probably Supercheap's Calibre homebrand
     
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    That picture looks like it may have been taken in Snipers Garage.
     
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    really not that hard to decipher if you're capable of reading
    obviously its about an overpriced bicycle that's marketed under the brand name HSV
     
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    gee...i wish i was capable of reading. This might have actually been something worth reading. guess i'll never know. Or care.
     
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    They're both owned by Woolies.
     
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    HSV brand some below average to very poor products, no reason this bike would be anything different, cheap Chinese crap.

    Is it worth anything? about the same as the $2 shop floor mats and seat covers probably.
     
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    commodore665 expat Saffa

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    really ...............??????...........,
     
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    Drawnnite Obviously Unsensible

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    sarcasm really does need another font for those who cannot pick it :/

    its all marketing in the end.
    people who know bikes wouldn't touch it with a 10ft pole.
    ill take a santa cruz Bronson over that any day of the week :thumbsup:
     
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    Them bikes used to be at supercheap.
     
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    Apart from the shocks, which I would replace anyway, what's wrong with it for say $200?
     
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    absolutely nothing, depending on what you wanted to do with it.
    fine for rides around while your kids learn to ride, but not something that would great for anything beyond about that.

    it is just that there are plenty of other "Better" (again dependant on what you want to do) Bikes out there that are also reasonably cheap, especially second hand.
    for a few hundred more you could pick up a better build quality (Geo, Weight etc), better components and one that will have less problems sourcing seconds later on.

    the next is, to change the shock, generally with those bikes it is not something you would do, unless you can find one the exact same, and even then price wise it isn't worth it, generally cheaper to buy another bike.
    the upside though is, I did read it had some shimano deore components on it, which is better then most of the bikes of that standard.
     
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    I don't mind being wrong in my earlier post about the thought that HSV wouldn't put their brand on rubbish - if fact, if they do, it isn't the smartest marketing move because it cheapens the public perception of their product.

    However, everybody has ****-canned the bike based on one picture or cheap HSV branded Chinese floor mats or whatever.

    But has anybody ever seen/ridden/bought one of these bikes to give an honest opinion about its quality? Or do we all think we know better anyway and just assume it's rubbish?
     
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    yes because only hsv so this stupid crap - complete and utter marketing bs, just like jackets, caps, watches, cologne, etc etc etc etc ad-nausea.

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