Join Date: Apr 2009
Bikes: 2013 Fuji Altamira 1.0//2006 CAAD8
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need info on Coumbia 3 speeds
My neighbor has a 1970's Columbia 3 speed in perfect condition. She said she road it no more than 3 times (she's very old now) back in the day. Fenders, Dia-compe breaks, i'm guessing 26" wheels. I figured the tires would have dry rot, but there was no signs what so ever. The only thing that turned me off about the bike was the one piece crank.
This is about exactly how the bike looks, but in a red color and on the chain guard it just says 3 Speed.
Also, something I really got a kick out of being from Massachusetts, the badge says made in Westfield, MA on it. Nice.
I could probably get the bike for $30 or less. Is it worth cleaning it up and then throwing it up on CL? What do you think these things fetch in original condition?