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Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-23-16, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By miamijim
There's a market for it. More pics with close up...

There's a market for it. More pics with close up lug detail, brake bridge detail, BB and BB bridge detail to nail down s date are needed. Component date codes are helpful as well.

Cleaned tuned...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-23-16, 05:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 585
Posted By miamijim
Why the block of wood? I hold the fork with hand...

Why the block of wood? I hold the fork with hand and the race setter in my other. Whack whack whack and the race is on.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-23-16, 05:20 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By miamijim
My post was for the OP....no I do not have 'mass...

My post was for the OP....no I do not have 'mass quanitites'.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-21-16, 05:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 401
Posted By miamijim
I have some.....shoot me a PM

I have some.....shoot me a PM
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-20-16, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 189
Posted By miamijim
I came across a 1983 GT Pro article and it was...

I came across a 1983 GT Pro article and it was equipped with one piece cranks. I'm curious about the wheels on this one as the hubs appear to sealed.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-20-16, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By miamijim
Kinda of sort of. Those are the slightly newer...

Kinda of sort of. Those are the slightly newer ones as mentioned by KonAaron but yes, NOS and new production frame values need to be considered. Because many consider the NOS frames to be a level...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-20-16, 02:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By miamijim
Pass. Trainer bikes can be the worst to buy. ...

Pass. Trainer bikes can be the worst to buy. All that sweat dripping all over with no wind to evaporate it.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-20-16, 05:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 189
Posted By miamijim
Good point. I remember the conversion BB's well.

Good point. I remember the conversion BB's well.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-19-16, 12:32 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 103,868
Posted By miamijim
ROI ROI ROI. There is no ROI in tires....unless...

ROI ROI ROI. There is no ROI in tires....unless they're mismatched. Aside from tires being 'new' they should never be a selling point.

I try to keep my tires in the $10-12 range. They may seem...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-19-16, 12:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By miamijim
Seems to be the older model...$90-100

Seems to be the older model...$90-100
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-19-16, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 223
Posted By miamijim
I didn't realize you saw it in person.... good...

I didn't realize you saw it in person.... good move walking away.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-19-16, 09:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 459
Posted By miamijim
The best freewheel a 7400 series Dura Ace. The...

The best freewheel a 7400 series Dura Ace. The best shifting is anything with HyperGlide teeth.
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-19-16, 09:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 417
Posted By miamijim
Sooooo.....back to the bike. Your...

Sooooo.....back to the bike.


Your question was, "Is $1200 a fair price?" Yes, its fair. It's certainly not over priced. If you read through the thread in the C&V main forum about $1,000...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-19-16, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By miamijim
It hard to tell if anything on that bike is Super...

It hard to tell if anything on that bike is Super Record. Headset looks dull enough to be aluminum but it could be a steel Record and I cant tell what the seat post is. My guess is its a Nuovo...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-19-16, 08:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 223
Posted By miamijim
I don't see it.... but what I'd like to...

I don't see it....


but what I'd like to see are more pictures. Real odd ball mix of parts on that bike. Given the condition its not worth much more than the $150-200 pending confirmation of...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-19-16, 05:27 AM
Replies: 449
Views: 103,868
Posted By miamijim
Depends on the bike...if its an entry level bike...

Depends on the bike...if its an entry level bike go to your LBS and buy the least expensive tire they have. Paselas are way too much money for anything but a very expensive high end flip. Heck, my...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-19-16, 05:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 189
Posted By miamijim
A bit of a mish mash going on as previous noted. ...

A bit of a mish mash going on as previous noted. One piece cranks are a dead give-away that's its and entry level model. Add-ons like the zap pads and uni seat may have value.

eBay completed...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-18-16, 05:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 417
Posted By miamijim
Do you have more pictures? $1200 out the...

Do you have more pictures?

$1200 out the door in your pocket isn't too bad. Maybe a bit lower then a 'hot' market but your not giving it away at $1200.

If you sold it for $1800 on eBay,...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-16-16, 07:35 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,165
Posted By miamijim
I grabbed a Trek Madone 6.9 PRO with Di2 and...

I grabbed a Trek Madone 6.9 PRO with Di2 and carbon clinchers for $2300 to my door. Seller provided receipts that totaled over $10,000!! I sold it 6 months later for $3,000-ish
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-15-16, 04:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,165
Posted By miamijim
I never said that.....

I never said that.....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-15-16, 12:03 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,165
Posted By miamijim
That's all fine but the buyers your talking about...

That's all fine but the buyers your talking about represent less than 1% of total market. Less than 1% equals NO demand. No demand equals a crap secondary market.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-14-16, 03:20 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,165
Posted By miamijim
I dropped over $2k on an 8 year old bike at the...

I dropped over $2k on an 8 year old bike at the time and over $2k on 6 year old bike at the time. Both were incredible values. I've paid over $1k on many occasions for vintage steel.

Right now...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-14-16, 03:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 502
Posted By miamijim
Greg LeMond: pre Trek LeMond: Trek

Greg LeMond: pre Trek

LeMond: Trek
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-08-16, 09:53 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,586
Posted By miamijim
That's putting it mildly. One MTB frame set...

That's putting it mildly.

One MTB frame set and 3 wheel sets to go!!!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-07-16, 01:18 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,586
Posted By miamijim
2014? Trek Duosport 2003? Trek 6700 mtb ...

2014? Trek Duosport
2003? Trek 6700 mtb
Motobecane hybrid for my wife. (modern bikesdirect)

That's it.
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