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    Vintage Miele Condor Road Bike, $320?

    Any thoughts on this bike?

    It's a Miele 22". (I believe Miele is a Canadian Brand.) The Components follow:

    Rear Derailleur - Shimano Light Action
    Front Derailleur - Shimano
    Shifters - Shimano Light Action
    Brake Calipers - Miele
    Brake Levers - Exage Action
    Rims - Ambrosia
    Frame - Ishiwata Cr-Mo Doulble Butted Tubing, Forks and Stays
    Crank - Sugino

    I'm 5 10 and am looking for something fast and good for the city.

    Any input would be much appreciated!
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    I do believe I'm out of touch but, like the above Lemond the chances I'd pay that for that are slim to none

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    The bike is the right size for you, but the price is too steep in my opinion. I just paid a little less than half that for a Miele Latina with 14 speed Campy Athena group and the condition is fantastic. I don't know about the Condor, but it seems it must have been a lower-end than the Latina due to the Shimano Light Action group.

    I'm thinking it is worth maybe $150.00 at best. Of course it may be worth more in your area. Where are you located?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TugaDude View Post
    Where are you located?
    I'm in Toronto. It's definitely a sellers market. But if you think the price for this is outrageous, perhaps I should keep looking.

    Where are you located? From what I gather these bikes are rare outside of Ontario.

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    Miele's were built in Toronto by Jim Miele, they certainly have a following in your area. They're excellent frames, very well built and crafted.

    For where you are I don't think the price is outrageous, just a tad high.

    Scott

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scottryder View Post
    They're excellent frames, very well built and crafted.

    Scott
    Thanks for the response. I found another. It's black and Yellow. But the owner says that there's a ding on the left side that's his mechanic straightened out. Is that code language for the bike is a complete wright off?

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    I also found this red Bianchi. It's quite nice. It's $325



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    And another Mielle. It's $350 and looks to be in a bit better shape than the original I posted.


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    The one I purchased was in Kansas City, MO. The fellow was asking $200.00 and I offered $150.00. It has Campy Athena 7 speed group, hubs and all. Seatpost is aero, nice!

    The only components non-Campy are the stem, Cinelli and the bars, Ambrosio that have internal cable routing.

    I will eventually have the bike repainted. Possibly powdercoated. It is a sweet bike for sure.

    Given the location you are in, they all seem to be fairly close to market price. Like you said, seller's market.

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    Funny, I saw the same Ad (I'm in Burlington) for that bike, started Googling to see if it was a decent price for the bike, but if it's a perfect fit for you at 5'10, I guess it's not a good choice for me at 6' :\

    P.S. ... it's now $300 from $325 lol

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