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Help with the value of a mint 1977 RACE, Inc. bike.

Old 12-26-06, 10:03 PM
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Help with the value of a mint 1977 RACE, Inc. bike.

Hello all,

I'll be 40 in a few months and although I'm not a collector of any sort, I still have and ride the one and only BMX bike I've ever owned. A metallic blue RACE, Inc. frame with RACE bars and forks, Araya box rims, Bulls Eye hubs ... well you get the picture. For a 1977 bike it had the best of the best. To be honest I don't really have an interest in selling it, but within the last few months three people have wanted to buy it. Can anyone give me what it is realistically worth?

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Old 12-26-06, 10:09 PM
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Nobody here really knows much of vintage bikes.

I would try:
www.vintagebmx.com
www.bmxmuseum.com
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It's worth exactly what someone is willing to pay. I wouldn't pay more than $50, but someone else might want to pay more.
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I swear that comment is copied and pasted anytime this question is asked
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Pretty much.

bf.net on my phone, how geeky is that?
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bf.net on my phone, how geeky is that?
Are you serious? If you weren't married, I'd tell you to get laid.
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Are you serious? If you weren't married, I'd tell you to get laid.
Uh, I was at work, and needed to check my mail. Learn to appreciate the fact that if the server craps, I'm on it as quick as hostgeekz. The forums is a 24/7 thing for me. I get messages on my phone at 2AM about this site. And this is volunteer work.
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Originally Posted by That Forum Guy
Uh, I was at work, and needed to check my mail. Learn to appreciate the fact that if the server craps, I'm on it as quick as hostgeekz. The forums is a 24/7 thing for me. I get messages on my phone at 2AM about this site. And this is volunteer work.
Yeah, I know. That's kind of crazy. I do appreciate it, it's just crazy that you do it on your phone. Or maybe I'm just jealous that you can afford it and I can't.
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Yeah, I know. That's kind of crazy. I do appreciate it, it's just crazy that you do it on your phone. Or maybe I'm just jealous that you can afford it and I can't.
It's free.
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It's free.
Since when? What service provider do you have?
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I have a T-Mobile MDA, and a squad of geeks to hack it for me. Evil trained monkeys to do my bidding.
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I have a T-Mobile MDA, and a squad of geeks to hack it for me. Evil trained monkeys to do my bidding.
Sick. Can that squad of geeks come over to hack my phone?
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Prolly not. Sucks to be you.
I don't even have texting.
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Neither do I, or call display...
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Originally Posted by wethepeople
Neither do I, or call display...
So, you can't ignore your mom when she calls?
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More like the ex thats stalking me...
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Originally Posted by wethepeople
More like the ex thats stalking me...
That just sucks. Don't pick up your phone. Or get a new number and don't tell her.
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I don't even have a cell phone.

But since I have no life, I'm online most of the day everyday anyway, so email won't be much slower than a phone call most of the time..
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I don't even have a cell phone.
That's unamerican.
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I don't even have texting.
Your phone is teh suck. Mine has Windows on it too, and a keyboard. If I didn't need all that for a business I've been working on, I'd still have my crappy Razr.

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No, I have a razr, but my mom took away texting- I can't even receive them. It's not like I was a textaholic either, she was just too lazy to get me a $5 plan.
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The Razr is a pretty crappy phone. Thin, stylish, useless! I never really cared about phones, as long as they made calls, that was good enough for me. But by some odd luck, I got this one pretty much for free, and it happens to have several features that I can really use. One of these days, I'll transfer some DVDs to the SD card, so I can bring movies to work...
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Yeah, the razr was good at first, but now it's failing me quite a bit. For some reason the audio is a bet skewed. It's not like I've beaten it up a lot, I mean, I haven't played a sport or gone riding with it in my pocket.
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I wonder if they're going to make phones into buttons like on star trek... they could if they took off the keys and screen I think.
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