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Old 07-24-08, 01:20 PM   #1
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Colnago or not to colnago

I am not very knowledgeable about the value of older bikes but I have been looking at this Colnago on craigslist. I would like to get it for $500. Is it worth it?

http://mobile.craigslist.org/bik/768318363.html
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Old 07-24-08, 01:26 PM   #2
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before one of the more cranky users jump on this and rip you a new one, might I suggest that you move this thread to the "Classic & Vintage" forum? I'm sure you'll find they are a wealth of knowledge
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Old 07-24-08, 01:36 PM   #3
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ten four. that's where i meant for it to go originally.

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Old 07-24-08, 01:53 PM   #4
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please don't convert that bike...
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Old 07-24-08, 02:05 PM   #5
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i'd convert it... nothings sacred
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please don't convert that bike...
it appears to have vertical dropouts.
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Old 07-24-08, 02:19 PM   #7
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Buy it, then ride it every day.
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Old 07-24-08, 02:23 PM   #8
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it appears to have vertical dropouts.
oops... didn't notice that... that would be a tricky one to convert...
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Old 07-24-08, 02:32 PM   #9
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wasn't planning on converting it
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Old 07-24-08, 02:38 PM   #10
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file off the brake stays!
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You could part it out, make some cash on the deal and go with an ENO hub. No problems with converting any bike in my opinion if you're gonna ride it. (Just don't even dream of grinding, sawing or filing off anything. Period)
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