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    Picked up 2 old single-speed bikes today.... Gary Fisher Triton & Mystery Bike

    Picked up 2 old single-speed bikes today...

    I asked for 10-speed racers & got these..

    One Gary Fisher Triton in more or less stock form but scratched up paint, and this very light weight aluminum treasure. (pictures below)

    No name on it anywhere. Can anyone tell me what it is ??

    The frame & forks appear to be very thin aluminum. Bike weighs SFA.

    FSA post
    Ritchey stem & bars
    Can Creek headset
    SNG brakes
    SRAM OMNIUM crankset
    Vitesse seat

    Binky

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    Looks like an Unknown.
    You'll be a daisy if you do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Night_shift View Post
    Looks like an Unknown.

    If it helps, brakes are little Cane Creek Crosstop levers and the Serial Number is on the bottom bracket and starts out "TW09" plus six more numbers.

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    That aluminum frame looks a lot like my old VISP TRX 790, except that the VISP is the antithesis of lightweight, so I can't really say. The rear dropouts are exactly the same, as is the seat tube shape. Check underneath BB, and see what is stamped on there to get a better idea of its identity.
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    Some nice parts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Binky View Post
    If it helps, brakes are little Cane Creek Crosstop levers and the Serial Number is on the bottom bracket and starts out "TW09" plus six more numbers.
    The S/N on my VISP is also TW09 + D00032. Hmmmm.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TejanoTrackie View Post
    The S/N on my VISP is also TW09 + D00032. Hmmmm.
    Well.... Thanks for the information.

    It looks like I have a VISP.
    I paid $50 for it. Is that too much ?

    I'll put some decent rims on it, clean it up, lube it up properly & give it to my son-in-law.

    Thanks for chiming in.

    Binky

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    Quote Originally Posted by Binky View Post
    Well.... Thanks for the information.

    It looks like I have a VISP.
    I paid $50 for it. Is that too much ?
    Actually, the VISP is decent quality with good welds and frame alignment, and it's made in Taiwan, not China. Although it's a bit heavy for an aluminum frame due to the use of straight gauge tubing and the ride is pretty harsh, it's tough as nails. If you only paid $50 for it, you got a bargain.
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    $50? I would have paid that for the bike as well. Not bad, not bad.
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    The cranks alone were probably worth the price.
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    I'd say you got one heck of a deal. I know you said that you plan to clean/fix it up for your son-in-law, but if you wanted to part out the components you could probably turn a nice little profit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rreahard View Post
    I'd say you got one heck of a deal. I know you said that you plan to clean/fix it up for your son-in-law, but if you wanted to part out the components you could probably turn a nice little profit.

    What on the bike is worth parting out ??

    I have LOTS of spares and he lives in Toronto, so it will probably be stolen before he notices the sub if I replace the good stuff !!

    Binky

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    Quote Originally Posted by Binky View Post
    What on the bike is worth parting out ??

    I have LOTS of spares and he lives in Toronto, so it will probably be stolen before he notices the sub if I replace the good stuff !!

    Binky
    Well, I guess it really depends on the market up there. But I'd say the cranks should easily cover what you paid and then some. Stem/handlebar, pedals, and seatpost are good quality components and should sell. Those wheels aren't too bad either (depending on the hubs). You could probably get a few bucks for the brake levers too.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rreahard View Post
    Well, I guess it really depends on the market up there. But I'd say the cranks should easily cover what you paid and then some. Stem/handlebar, pedals, and seatpost are good quality components and should sell. Those wheels aren't too bad either (depending on the hubs). You could probably get a few bucks for the brake levers too.
    Hmmmmm


    The cranks look better all the time. It appears that they are very popular .

    I'll have to think about looking up the Mechanics forum to find out how to disassemble the bottom bracket.

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