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    Upgrade to sell?

    Question. I have an older{real** shwinn Le Tour in nice shape,but with old school down tube shifters. Is it worth the cost of the shifters to upgrade to STI's before i try to sell it? I can probly git a set of sora's or RSX's off ebay for $70. But will it add $70 to the sale price? thanks! and ride safe!
    To ride or not to ride...is there really an option? Dang my butt hurts...

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    nope, save your $

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    Life is good RonH's Avatar
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    Someone in the Classic & Vintage forum may be interested in buying it -- as is.
    My bikes: 2001 Litespeed Tuscany---2015 Cannondale Supersix EVO carbon 105

    Life is like a 10-speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use. ~ Charles Schultz

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    Senior Member Retro Grouch's Avatar
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    Not even close.

    Not only do I doubt you'd recover your investment, it might even decrease your bike's sale value.

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    You'll get more for it if you strip it of all components and sell it as a fixed gear conversion.

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    Goodbye Leeroy Jenkins tagaproject6's Avatar
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    Don't upgrade anything, just sell it as is. There is no investment here.
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