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    Pricing my MTB

    i'm planning to sell my mountain bike, but i have no idea what i could ask for it. it's a 1997 specialized s-works m2, xtr rd and brakes, xt fd and shifters, 8 speed, manitou sx ti fork. it's mango yellow. it's in very good to excellent condition, never crashed, though the original mavic 217/xtr wheels are in sad shape. the front wheel has a click and the rear rim needs to be replaced. however, the bike also comes with a set of perfectly good sun rino lite/lx wheels.

    so... what is this beast worth? i haven't ridden it in over a year, and i'm not likely to... and frankly, i could use the money.
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    Without pics $500.

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    and with pics?
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    Yep I knew I would get that response as soon as I clicked "post quick reply." Oh well, with good pics one could determine value better.

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    I would say 400-500.
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    i'll post some pics tonight. no access right now.
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    here it is... 1997 specialized s-works m2. 18 inches.
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    With the wheel probs. and the fact it is an old model I would say 400$ - 500$ tops if you are lucky. Granted it does have XTR/XT but for 600$ or 700$ you can get a decent ht with XT components and a good fork.


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