DRF aka Thrifty Bill
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: The NC Mountains
Bikes: 86 Katakura Silk, 87 Prologue, 87 Cimarron, 14 frame school custom, 73 Paramount
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The other thing about those first two bikes, seller is honest and describing them as needing work. So the big question is: "Who is going to do the work?" Do you have the time/tools/aptitude/access to parts/space/interest in doing the work yourself? If so, I would consider them. If not, forget it, the cost to have a shop rehab either bike will put you way over value on them.
Myself, the SR semi Pro looks like a MUCH better deal. 3X the bike, ready to ride, for $45 more.