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Old 07-03-20, 07:21 AM
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Tange Infinity is not high tension steel. It's at least CrMo, probably DB. But agreed, the upgrades are not consistent with the bike, more wrt. the "type" of bike that the owner is going for. Those reduced-spoke wheels are not exactly popular in C&V circles, and as said, don't go along at all with the upright conversion.

Also, the livery does not match 1984. Going by the specs on , it's an '86, indeed with Tange Infinity double-butted CrMo. It would have been a 6-speed originally, so definitely remove the rear wheel and check that the rear triangle was properly set, and not just sprung out to accomodate the wider axle.

The stem is also of a height that would appeal to almost no one looking for an '80s road bike. I would definitely re-install the drop bar and stem, levers, and shifters. _Then_ you might get in the $200-300 range. As is, it'll just make people scratch their heads.
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