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Old 01-05-06, 10:28 PM   #1
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2001 Lemond Poprad

I know there are a bunch of posts here already about the Poprads, but I have a unique situation where I have the opportunity to buy a used 2001 Poprad. It has bar end shifters and is sort of an older design. It has about 800 miles on it. How much do you think I should offer this person and what do you think is reasonable?

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Is the frame in good shape or trashed?
What does it have for components?
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I'm guessing whatever the stock components are. I couldn't really find much information on the web and the current owner isn't too sure himself. He says its in good shape.
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hey jay where on the south shore are you?
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I would offer 250 but no higher than 300, but ask for a test ride first that way you can get a feel for the bike and take a real hard look at it's condition. A new poprad is about 1200. If the seller can't tell you what components are on it, I would be very hesistant about buying. Look at it and ride it around the block a few times before making an offer and keep the offer low.
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Isn't that 853 steel? I just purchased a '01 Lemond BA--seller used it about 3-times--with 105 components and original 25c tires for my new "beater" for $600. Seemed like a good deal to me. MSRP was about $1.5K and some probably got them for as low as $1,200 or less at the time. It has a quill stem. If the Proprad does too, depending on the fit, you may have to shop around via the internet.
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yeah, I delcined his offer. I think I'm going to just build something up on my own gradually. I have a lot of loose parts.
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