Can You Buy A Good Bike For £50/$50/€50? | How To Find A Bicycle Bargain

Can You Buy A Good Bike For £50/$50/€50? | How To Find A Bicycle Bargain

There are plenty of second hand bikes on the market, and many a good deal can be had. But just how cheaply can you get a new bicycle? Manon is out exploring her local area for bargains, with just £50 cash to spend!

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50 Comments

  1. vivaparenzo on December 30, 2022 at 1:26 am

    Manon picked all good stuff like Rick from Pawn Shop



  2. Mark Fletcher on December 30, 2022 at 1:27 am

    Comment from across the pond: Here the best deals you will get are at garage sales. I find that most people trying to sell on ePay (through the nose) are just one step up from scammers. They are flaky, change the price on you, do not deliver, etc. Garage sales are great because it avoids the scammers and hipsters trying to make a quick buck. I look for rust, especially on the chain, gears, and headset. If there is rust there, they likely stored the bike outdoors or barely under the roof. It might take a bit of money to get those types working well. However, if you see a clean, rust-free bike, especially from an older person, it could be a great steal.



  3. Charles 💺 TEXT @RAZZYCLICK ON INSTAGRAM on December 30, 2022 at 1:29 am

    👆👆
    I got mine at a cheaper price through the help of him 🔝



  4. Wrist Watch Rich on December 30, 2022 at 1:30 am

    Manon seems to be drawn to heavy classic lugged and brazed frames. The cheapest ride I ever had was free. I spent a season racing on a club owned Harry Havnoonian, Reynolds 531 frame with Campy Veloce. Pay your dues and help the organizer.



  5. DareDemon666 on December 30, 2022 at 1:32 am

    Always worth looking up bike refurbishment schemes if you’re keen on a new set of cheap wheels!

    Down Bristol way there’s a prison there where they get the prisoners trained up as bike mechanics and such as rehabilitation – they take old donation bikes and such and do them right up, then sell them to the public on the weekend. Without a doubt worth a look as you’re bound to find some little gems tucked away.

    Been before and found a Dawes Galaxy circa mid 80’s that looked like an absolute beauty, was going for about £450 I think. Not the cheapest, but for a bike many consider to be the Rolls Royce of touring, it was quite a find. Alas, I can only regret not taking her home with me 🙁



  6. Tobi 9000 on December 30, 2022 at 1:32 am

    Scott Team Racing in steel equipped with XT for 25€ was my best find so far 🙂



  7. Mike Kent on December 30, 2022 at 1:33 am

    To to review this "carbon frame" bike off ebay. – BREEZE™ MENS ROAD BIKE 21 SPEED 26 INCH WHEEL CARBON FRAME MOUNTAIN BIKE MTB



  8. ThePedLad on December 30, 2022 at 1:33 am

    My Commuter bike / only full bike 😂 owes me £45



  9. kayak man on December 30, 2022 at 1:35 am

    10 dollars and it was not good



  10. Jonathan Wilson on December 30, 2022 at 1:35 am

    93 Hard rock sport for 50 dollars, lady even delivered, bike worked perfectly, I just had to throw on a pair of pedals on it and fill the tires, reliably rode me forever basically



  11. Ray Anderson on December 30, 2022 at 1:36 am

    Thank you pretty girl



  12. Marie Louise Bradley on December 30, 2022 at 1:36 am

    I got myself a new ladies mountain bike for £55 pounds



  13. joel angeles on December 30, 2022 at 1:38 am

    hi i’m from the Philippines… is there a chance I can buy the 100 pound bike you used last time? I really love that bike you used… please?!



  14. Pg Lavengood on December 30, 2022 at 1:39 am

    Posh early access, out in the public with only a producer, director, cameramen, and makeup artist? So brave.



  15. Luka Krstić on December 30, 2022 at 1:41 am

    My father bought a bike for a mere $4. It was a racing bike like the one in your 100 pound video, in decent shape and I ride it even today. It had a bit of investing requred, but it was less than $15 in total



  16. Andy Jame on December 30, 2022 at 1:43 am

    I’m 5’7", will M be too big for me?



  17. Jay Turberville on December 30, 2022 at 1:43 am

    The way you do a $50 bike here in the Phoenix area is to go to Bike Saviors. For $50 -100 they will help you build a bike from the frames and parts they have on hand that were donated. Yes, you do the work. That way you ride away not only with a functional bike, but one that you know how to service. I think this is where my trusty old Trek 1400 is headed.



  18. dipanjoli devi on December 30, 2022 at 1:46 am

    I ride a £35 bike lol…



  19. Alexis Yepez on December 30, 2022 at 1:52 am

    Dam here in the great city of Modesto California all I have to do is ask a crack head to find me a bike you can get a 500-1000 bike for around $5



  20. santiago Pasha on December 30, 2022 at 1:53 am

    Clicked this for girl



  21. Fonzeki on December 30, 2022 at 1:54 am

    250th



  22. cali818 xxx on December 30, 2022 at 1:54 am

    there are people who sell their bikes just to get rid of them……there are also people who sell their bike to make money



  23. ED Guitar on December 30, 2022 at 1:56 am

    The 100 pound one you bought was only worth 50



  24. Azaz Wang on December 30, 2022 at 1:58 am

    Yes, picked up a Raleigh Big Horn mountain bike for $50 Canadian. I think it’s probably early 1990s. Occasionally slips a gear, and tires are aged, but otherwise fully functioning. With a clean up and lubrication, it’s fairly smooth, and cosmetically excellent.



  25. Laszlo Lorenzi on December 30, 2022 at 1:58 am

    I got an aluminum, drop bar, Norco road bike with 8 speed for $850 (Canadian Dollars)

    It was a high price originally but I got a discount because I knew the store owner.



  26. marc @THEWALINTONHACK on instagram on December 30, 2022 at 2:00 am

    Dis dude 🔝🔝

    Got me cheap and deliver to my doorstep



  27. Ian Mangham on December 30, 2022 at 2:00 am

    Ebay uk has AMAZING old school mountain bikes from £70-500 ,I bought a 2001 Marin Hawk Hill in MINT CONDITION, still on the original tyres/grips, must have been sat in a garage for two decade’s, absolutely beautiful. 🙏🇬🇧



  28. saving bill sinatra on December 30, 2022 at 2:00 am

    35 dollars on a schwinn cruiser.



  29. Pg Lavengood on December 30, 2022 at 2:02 am

    Free



  30. SlayerofMidgets on December 30, 2022 at 2:02 am

    I got a 1983 Raleigh criterium with champagnolo brakes and shifters for free once, I rode it 20km home



  31. Binks world on December 30, 2022 at 2:02 am

    Reminds me of old top gear episodes



  32. Thomas Bensler on December 30, 2022 at 2:03 am

    First rule: check every centimeter (or inch) of the frame … because that is the only part you cannot replace



  33. Boris M. on December 30, 2022 at 2:03 am

    60€ in Belgrade



  34. United we stand divided we fall on December 30, 2022 at 2:04 am

    Was given an old trek 520. So excited to bring her back to life.



  35. cosgrove notts on December 30, 2022 at 2:06 am

    Loads of dodgy stuff on social media sites for a song. Never seen as many serious bike frames for sale lol.



  36. Gaming isnotacrime on December 30, 2022 at 2:08 am

    Couple weeks ago i bought a Giant defy adv 2 2013 full carbon for 150gbp and the guy even threw in a pair of cycling shoes my size aswell!!! What a bargain and she’s mint!!



  37. Ian Mangham on December 30, 2022 at 2:09 am

    Straighten the wheels yourself, it’s so easy to learn ,watch a few you tube video’s and buy the correct spike spanner. It will save you a small fortune and takes minutes 🙏 that goes for changing crankset and forks ,its all so EASY.



  38. Charles 💺 TEXT @RAZZYCLICK ON INSTAGRAM on December 30, 2022 at 2:11 am

    👆👆
    I got mine at a cheaper price through the help of him 🔝



  39. Emma Paignton on December 30, 2022 at 2:12 am

    I got a BMX for £30 and a mountain bike for £40 on gumtree but on the other scale a Carrera virtuoso for £250 at a local bike shop which only was a couple of miles old so vertiually brand new.



  40. Bill Kallas on December 30, 2022 at 2:13 am

    The bike shown at 2:13 has steel rims on it’s wheels…..Run away……..The bike at 3:31 has a 7800 Dura Ace triple crank on it. ……If I was still doing Time Trials, I’d grab that tubular Disc Wheel, in a second.



  41. Charles 💺 TEXT @RAZZYCLICK ON INSTAGRAM on December 30, 2022 at 2:13 am

    👆👆
    I got mine at a cheaper price through the help of him 🔝



  42. Polo86c on December 30, 2022 at 2:13 am

    All those vintage bikes are incredibly cheap. Those are dream prices in Germany



  43. Jay Turberville on December 30, 2022 at 2:17 am

    The bike I’m currently riding is a Trek 720 "Mountain" bike purchased for $65. But it has 27" wheels and might be considered more of a "hybrid". But it has a double butted chromoly steel frame. I replaced the failing Grip Shift shifters with SRAM shifters and the derailleur to match. New brake shoes. New chain. Repacked all the bearings. Painted the cranks for better looks. Found some second hand SPD pedals. Kept the straight bars. I’m never going back to drop bars. Heck, I see most roadies riding their hoods 90% of the time. What’s the diff. Probably $200 all in and I put about 100 miles on it every week.

    I’m sure a lighter bike would be faster. I could pull my old Trek 1400 off the wall and upgrade the group. It would be faster. But I think I’d enjoy the ride less. Whether I finish my ride in 2 hours or 1 hour and 55 minutes really doesn’t matter much to me – though I did pick up a set of old Scott AT4 handlebars that may go on it to give me some alternate hand positions. That or maybe add some bar end grips.



  44. Polo86c on December 30, 2022 at 2:18 am

    I once bought a Raleigh bike for 5€ that was complete junk. By the time I got home I was so sick of it I parted it out



  45. Sleekoduck on December 30, 2022 at 2:19 am

    I just bought a 1974 Schwinn for$36. It’s mostly rust. 😂 I’ve managed to track down the replacement parts and most of the rest just is a matter of cleaning. It looks like a nice road bike.



  46. marc @THEWALINTONHACK on instagram on December 30, 2022 at 2:20 am

    Dis dude 🔝🔝

    Got me cheap and deliver to my doorstep



  47. Kromaatikse on December 30, 2022 at 2:21 am

    I got my current Crescent 24-speed hybrid from a shop in Helsinki that specialises in second-hand bikes. Mine was an ex-rental, a cast-off from their sister shop at the end of the season, sold at basically half the "new" price – and Crescent is a decent make. So far it’s seen me through nearly 15 years of use. They also refurbish bikes that come to them as trade-ins.
    The same shop currently has listed a variety of bikes at a variety of prices, all in guaranteed working order and with at least a few months of warranty – and most have mudguards and a luggage rack included. These include a Tunturi ladies’ 3-speed, fairly old and with only a coaster brake, but well-built and useful for €145. You can of course find them cheaper if you’re willing to forego the warranty…



  48. Elmar Diolan on December 30, 2022 at 2:21 am

    Wow I like vintage bike 👌👍



  49. SDRIFTER Abdlmounaim on December 30, 2022 at 2:21 am

    is a bicycle considered *Tech* ?



  50. Logan Irdi on December 30, 2022 at 2:25 am

    I bought a trek 800 antelope with red paint for $5. The only thing that needed replaced on it was the shifter.