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Old 08-04-11, 01:28 PM   #1
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araya red tubular rims wheels

i pulled off an aray red tubular wheelset from an old italian bike and i have no idea if its worth anything. should i scrap them or try to get a little money? they are very light and have a cool golden anodized finish.
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Old 08-04-11, 01:53 PM   #2
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This is the Introductions forum.
Ask the folks in the Classic & Vintage forum. They know all about old bikes.
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Old 08-04-11, 09:06 PM   #3
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Howdy and welcome to the forums! X2 with what RonH said, you will get much more traffic to you question in the C&V forum. Good luck on getting an answer.
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Old 08-04-11, 09:14 PM   #4
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Those were some of the lighter rims available in the 80s. They were also kind of soft and didn't stand up too well. If they were built on a top name hub they'd probably fetch $100-$200 on Ebay, but the mid-level Suntour stuff on those wheels (while really very good quality) isn't highly sought after and probably limits value quite severely.

In your shoes, I wouldn't throw them away, but I probably wouldn't offer them on Ebay where shipping is liable to double (or more) the cost to the buyer. Either Craigslist or into the rafters, to await the day when they're needed.
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Old 08-05-11, 12:52 AM   #5
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welcome, and goodluck!
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