Classic & Vintage - Can anyone tell me about this old Univega?
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12-02-07, 10:06 AM
My bike that was just stolen had a chrome moly frame, and I don't want to buy anything heavier than that. I tried asking the seller if it was chrome moly but he didn't know. Any advice or suggestions?
12-02-07, 10:53 AM
Given the components, doubtful. Looks like a typical bike boom model & probably has stamped dropouts to boot.
12-02-07, 10:56 AM
Hello k.devin, my guess is that this bike seems to be a bit overpriced for what it is. The Suntour Seven derailleur was a lower end model.
Where are you located? It's possible that the members here could locate a nice bike for you if we know where you are.
Welcome to Bike Forums (sorry to hear that your bike was stolen :( )...
12-02-07, 11:08 AM
I'm in San Francisco. My bike was an Nishiki Olympic and too big for me but a very nice ride. Eventually I would like to buy a brand new bike, but can't afford it right now. I just need something to get around on for now that doesn't weigh a ton.
12-02-07, 11:11 AM
Plenty of BF members out your way.
What size were you looking for? Perhaps one of the members has something that will fit your needs and budget.
12-02-07, 11:18 AM
Size 50, last bike was 55, too big, I'm only 5'3, but I was comfortable on it.
12-02-07, 12:37 PM
I have a trek for sale I got from a yard sale a while back. i was gonna ebay it and try to get $225 or so out of it. If you pay for shipping ill let you have it for $100 just to get you back on two wheels
Its a 54cm with a shorter stem dont have the measurement off hand but I believe it to be shorter than a 90mm.
No obligation just trying to help a fellow rider.
Im in Maryland probably be like $75 or less to ship
Specs can be found here http://www.vintage-trek.com/TrekBrochure1987.htm its a Elance 400D
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