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Old 01-06-13, 10:19 PM   #1
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derby road bike?????

hey guys im new to the bike scene i started this summer with a univega activa sport and crashed and bent my fork so since then i have been building up bikes starting with the univega and thena sain trapper but now i need a new one cuz im getting taller i found a really nice one on craigslist sadly i have no clue what its worth and i cant find any information on it please help.

http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sgv...527564140.html
it says its a derby lightwieght racer 58cm its got shimano 600 componets and the shifters are on the ends of the handle bars wich i have never seen. ive looked on google and found nothing
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Your link doesn't work but I found the bike anyway. It appears to be made of Reynolds 531 steel. Nice looking bike for $140.00

The bar end shifters were originally designed so that sprinters could change gears while in the drops. But, the design quickly found favor in with the touring bikes.

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