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Old 12-15-09, 06:02 PM
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That would not have lasted here for more than a day or two. I'd inspect the top tube and down tube for damage. If none, buy the bike. I just saw a nice chrome Colnago fork on the local CL for $75 (asking) three weeks ago. Nothing wrong with Shimano 600. It was fine for everyday riding, fine for racing. Do you really want the bike though, as you sound a little luke warm about Italian bikes? Offer $125 knowing it may take time and dollars to put her right.

Also, I think it is fairly easy to find 600 components. A riding buddy just bought a complete gruppo for $90 to put on his Cross Check. 600 gruppo $140 Brake levers $10 Colnago Fork $30 Might be too short though.

There is a used Thomson seatpost ($30), a used Rolls saddle( $15), used Cinelli bars,Model 64 I think/1a stem ($40) at a local shop for $85. You can't have these, cause I'm buying them. Deals are out there with patience.

Tires at PBK. Choose your flavor for another $80.

Add it up, not such a bad ride for a little scratch.

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Last edited by gomango; 12-15-09 at 07:25 PM. Reason: clumsy!
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