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Question on searching for bikes?
#1
If you were searching the net for a good affordable, possibly a collectible bike, and you could name 5 bikes in your search, what might those 5 bike names be? If you cannot think of 5, what would maybe just 1 of them be?
"Where ever we go, there we are"
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#2
1990 Specialized Allez Epic Carbon 105, I paid $100 for mine est. value $1200
1995 Gary Fisher HooKoo e Koo Grateful Dead Edition, I paid $500 est. value $1200
1997 Bontrager Privateer, I paid $500 est. value $1500
Ritchey, Monark Silver king, to name a few.
Still only worth what someone will give you for them. The important thing is not to do them up half ass. I cover myself with a balance of component break down by the value of the parts selling on Ebay to equal or exceed the bike as a whole. I consider my labor to be free on my projects of this type. except of course when doing a bike for someone else, I am cheap but not free. In other words, though a price i am asking may seem high on some bicycles, if you play your cards right, you would be able to recoup your money should the need come to that. This is the main reason I do not associate with dept. store fare or mere junk for that fact
There are two kinds of people in the world, "Those who help themselves to people, and those who help people!"
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#3
Thanks PK. How many bikes have you got in your collection?
"Where ever we go, there we are"
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#4
lugged framed Trek 9xx and 7xx (1993 or earlier).

Schwinn Cimarron (mid '80s)

Schwinn 70 or 90 series PDG
Nigel
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#5
hi there the bike i am riding at the moment is a barracuda 16 speed road bike 13x23 39 x53 my first road bike thing is i am struggling on the hills . i know i'am not fit yet because i like weight training as well i weigh in at 98kgs at 5ft 7in but have lost 7 pounds . was told the gearing was far to high for me advised me to change my cassette to a 13x28 or put a compact on or both is a straight forward fix ?
Guardian Bikes
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#6
(08-03-2015, 05:23 PM)nfmisso Wrote:  lugged framed Trek 9xx and 7xx (1993 or earlier).

Schwinn Cimarron (mid '80s)

Schwinn 70 or 90 series PDG
^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Schwinn Paramount bikes worth more and nicer than the PDG ones, rare. Panasonic America and 4000 or above series. ( they made the Schwinn le tour in late 70's.) To name a few of my favorites. Columbus frame bikes.
Never Give Up!!!
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