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Old 07-26-19, 09:46 AM
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Originally Posted by madpogue View Post
^^^^^+1; modernizing is not always (some would say not often) an "upgrade", esp considering challenges like rear axle spacing, etc. Use the fact that you have the original parts as your starting point / selling point.
I've noticed that around me if it doesnt have STI shifting, the market seems to be very limited and soft.
A downtube 2x7 will be listed for less(eventually) and take longer to sell than a comparable STI 2x7.
Of course a lusted after frameset can be the exception to this trend, and an rb1 is certainly coveted enough to possibly get more in near original condition.
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