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Old 03-17-14, 12:36 PM   #1
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1993 Bianchi Eros - appraisal


I have a 1993 (57cm) Bianchi EROS. It is in very good condition (Black and Fuscia) with new Bontranger (700x23) tires and leather racing seat, and Shimano components (Deore LX derailers/RX 100 Brakes)

I'm looking to get a fair appraisal for it as I've just upgraded to a new ride and would like to sell this one. I spent $300 last year on tun-up, new inner tubes/tires and seat.

Thank you for your help!

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Old 03-17-14, 01:43 PM   #2
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Nice bike 3x7, Shimano indexed, solid brakes, and interesting color. Why not keep it as a backup bike? You paid a LOT for two tires, a saddle, and a tune up. But, you got good tires. In Wash DC, where I would be selling it, it could fetch maybe $325 with superb photos, thorough cleaning and detailing, an excellent write up, and everything in perfect working order. To move it quickly, $295. The Bianchi name helps, triggering an irrational response from buyers.

Invest time in preparing and photographing the bike. Do a thorough write up designed to appeal to a buyer who wants something older but "nicer", and you'll do fine. Good luck.
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OP is in Toronto, super hot market (starting to wake up from long winter) - I was thinking $400 as quick and easy sell.
I agree on pictures and write up - I would take ~8-10 nice sunny days pictures (spit and shine before the session), post on Kijiji, CL and pinkbike
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Old 03-17-14, 06:17 PM   #4
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It is a '91 and a fabulous machine! We sold a lot of those great performer but lots of utility.

Bianchis '87 Sport SX, '90 Proto, '90 Campione del Fausto Giamondi Specialisma Italiano Mundo, '91 Boarala 'cross, '93 Project 3, '86 Volpe, '97 Ti Megatube, , '90 something Vento 603,

Others but still loved,; '80 RIGI, '80 Batavus Professional, '87 Cornelo, '09 Motobecane SOLD, '?? Jane Doe (still on the drawing board), '90ish Haro Escape
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