Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  

Go Back   > >

Classic and Vintage Bicycles: Whats it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries Use this subforum for all requests as to "How much is this vintage bike worth?"Do NOT try to sell it in here, use the Marketplaces.

User Tag List

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 02-24-12, 04:48 PM   #1
Junior Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: fort wayne indiana
Bikes: John Deere universal touring
Posts: 18
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
old firestone bike

is this worth the money? would this make a good fixer upper? its located about 20mins from me and i inquired about it a while back and he said he'd take $30 but i didnt have the money then.
jdnickfw is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-24-12, 05:23 PM   #2
Hogosha Sekai
RaleighSport's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: STS
Bikes: Leader 725, Centurion Turbo, Scwhinn Tempo, Schwinn Premis, GT Tequesta, Bridgestone CB-2,72' Centurion Lemans
Posts: 6,612
Mentioned: 11 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 44 Post(s)
It's very cool looking, but my guess would be if it's a flip you should pass. If however you want it to keep/be an awesome learning project (or just wrenching, dunno your current skill level) I'd do it.
Play stupid games, win stupid prizes.
RaleighSport is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-24-12, 05:57 PM   #3
Elitest Murray Owner
Mos6502's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2006
Bikes: 1972 Columbia Tourist Expert III, Columbia Roadster
Posts: 2,660
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Being a girl's bike it's not really worth much. $30 might be an ok deal if you can fix it yourself, but it's pretty rough cosmetically so even after you're done it's not going to be worth much.
Mos6502 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-25-12, 08:10 AM   #4
Senior Member
randyjawa's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada - burrrrr!
Bikes: 1958 Rabeneick 120D, 1968 Roberts, 1968 Legnano Gran Premio, 1969 Atala Professional, 1970 Torpado Luxe, 1971 LeJeune, 1973 Peugeot PX10E, 1983 Bianchi Touring, 1989 Cyclops
Posts: 8,198
Mentioned: 58 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 287 Post(s)
Get the bike! Don't be fooled by condition or style. Older bikes like that are becoming increasingly popular and sought after. If it were here, I would already be reporting the acquisition.

Flip it or build it. Either should prove rewarding.
Learn how to find, restore and maintain vintage road bicycles at... MY "TEN SPEEDS"
randyjawa is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:51 AM.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.
  • Ask a Question
    get answers from real people!
Click to start entering your question.