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Nishiki NFS Beta, early 90s (crappy phone pics and purple alert!!)

Old 07-18-15, 06:27 PM
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Nishiki NFS Beta, early 90s (crappy phone pics and purple alert!!)

Was at my favorite LBS today and this consignment was brought to my attention because they know I have zero interest in their newer offerings.

Nishiki NFS Beta, upgraded with Ultegra RD/FD(?)/brifters/brakes and 650b wheelset. Super clean. Currently set up with CF fork, but purchase includes original fork and an additional 600 wheelset with pristine Hyperglide freewheel (cassette?). Quoted price $500. FMV? 48cm frame which I'm hoping may fit my wife's 5' riding partner. Possible fits are rare indeed...

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Old 07-18-15, 06:59 PM
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i would try to get it for closer $400...
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Seems a bit high...even 400, to me, would be high...
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Thats sone tall gearing, hope there are no hills in your neighborhood.
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So it's on the steep end of the scale, which I sort of expected. Short people markup perhaps.
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+Large LBS mark-up. Shops around here can get about 50% more for the same used bike as a private seller. Figure consigner is getting 50%, maybe 75% max.
That's why I never consigned a guitar, even in the pre-CL era. So I guess the questions boil down to a) Does it fit her? and b) How much is it worth to her?
On the upside, if she unloads her current bike (low-end modern Specialized) it will offset the price by about half.
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Are they 650b or 650c wheels? I think that is a Tri bike hence the extra bottle boss behind the seattube.
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I wouldn't pay that much unless the LBS offered a one year warranty with free tune ups. It would be a nice fit for a small rider.
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