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Old 24th June 2005, 12:39   #1
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MB has launched MB bicycles in India. They might be finest bikes, but the price is outrageous. Rs. 1,56,000/- only.

http://in.rediff.com/money/2005/jun/24merc.htm
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Check the link above for the pricing of this cycle


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you can dettach tyres and can keep your cycle in the car...starting from 75000 Rs. (manual) to 1,50000 Rs. (automatic)
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Well, I definitely cannot afford a Merc. Thought I might be a able to afford their bike at least. But alas, can't do that either!!! lol
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Though I think the price to be outrageous, it is not the only one expensive.

We have a US client and their VP recently visited our office. He is heavily into mountain biking and has a mountain bike (bicycle), which costed him $3,000+ (approx. Rs. 1,30,000). However, it uses carbon graphite parts for strength and is much lighter than his son's tricycle
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can someone explain me what is automatic bicycle?
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can someone explain me what is automatic bicycle?
you dont have to pedal when going downhill

just kidding

i guess automatic means it will sense the speed of the bike and change gear or it will sense the hardness of pedal input and change gears
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I really wonder how they are confident enough to make sales even the figures that they have mentioned
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I think its a very good marketing trick. There are plenty of people with lotsa cash to spend on fancy toys.

And nobody doubts that Merc is one of the best known brands in the world. I think they'll sell plenty of these bikes.
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Salman Khan owns one.
He cycles all over Bandra with it and his body gaurds running behind him
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body gaurds running behind him
Hats off to his body guards for their fitness (thats why they are on their job ) He seems to very young to his age

Got the reason how BMW manage to sell their bicycles
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Hopefully the bicycles will be more reliable than the cars. yeh, i too can see those page 3 environment conscious wannabe celebrities trying to promote such a conceptt even at such a ridiculous price.
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