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Old 01-04-17, 12:14 AM
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FBinNY 
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Skipping the specifics, to which one can assign a value if he knows enough details.

However, consider --

Buying a fixer upper bike is like buying a fixer upper house. It can be a real bargain, but only if you understand what you're buying, what it will need, what that will cost, and have the skills and resources to do most of the work yourself. Otherwise your bargain can quickly turn into an expensive money pit.

The simple fact that you're here asking suggests that you lack the skills to bring this in at a reasonable cost, so I suggest you pass -- on general principles.

What you might do, is ask the seller what he'd want for it in ready to ride condition, then see if that's something you think you can work with.
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