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    Schwinn Traveler (early 90s?) for $100? link included

    http://omaha.craigslist.org/bik/972306426.html

    Anybody know if this is a decent bike? The bike looks good, and the suntour components from my limited knowledge seem to be good...

    The poster seems to think this is an early 90s? I would have guessed late 80's...

    Thoughts? Should I bite?

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    $100 is fair depending on your intentions. If your the end user then, by all means, pick it up for $100. If your looking to flip/sell I'd pass.

    In the Tampa market, during the season, that would be a $150 bike at most.

    Rule 1: If it doesnt fit.....dont buy it.
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    Based on the color I believe it is a 1987. Schwinn calls the color Winter Mint, the rest of the bicycle world calls it Bianchi Celeste.

    http://www.trfindley.com/flschwinn_1...0/1987_08.html
    http://www.trfindley.com/flschwinn_1...0/1987_09.html
    http://www.trfindley.com/flschwinn_1...0/1987_17.html
    Laterally stiff yet vertically compliant.

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    I'd day that's a good deal anywhere in the country>
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    1. As a keeper, good deal.

    +1 Miamijim: As a flipper, not enough margin to cover unknowns. Would sell around here in ready to ride condition for $125 to $150 max, assuming new tires, cables, bearings, and alloy rims.

    +1 If it fits and will be your bike, by all means!

    Suntour components is kind of meaningless. Like Shimano, there are a lot of grades of Suntour components, from low end to very high end. But even low end Suntour components are fine at this price point.

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    Thanks everyone! I'll check it out to see if it fits...

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