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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Depends where you live. Project bikes sell cheap, real cheap. Post pictures and I will take a guess. Buyers want clean, ready to ride bikes. By leaving it in as is condition, you scare away 90% of the buyers. Many of the remaining buyers are looking for deals, bikes they can clean up and rehab, and make some $$ on. The choice is yours.
Of course, if you take it to a shop to have the rehab work done, you are better off selling it as is.
A pristine, ready to ride Circuit can bring a pretty good price. But even just flat tires can = $100 discount.
Although the wheels are not original, do both wheels and rims match? If they don't match, that's another discount. I thought that bike came with Suntour Sprint? Too bad about the wheels, as the bike came with Suntour Sprint hubs, which were pretty nice and somewhat hard to find.
Last edited by wrk101; 09-05-11 at 07:53 AM.