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mlx bike with shimano eagle derailer

Old 07-17-17, 02:49 PM
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mlx bike with shimano eagle derailer

i just don't know much about it. seems to be 70's to 80's. is it valuable, rare or a waste of time. got it at a yard sale for 20 bucks. i was intrigued. thanks, steve
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Based on your limited description, it is not rare nor valuable. BTW, rare does not equal valuable. Some bikes were rare because they were flops in the marketplace. People rarely reminisce about/collect flops. People want the bikes they wished they could afford back in the day. Those tended to be top of the line bikes, the ones a bike shop may only sell one or two a year. Often those bikes had Campagnolo parts.

Unless you have the time/tools/aptitude/space to repair the bike, its probably donation fodder, or sell at your next garage sale.

Lots of department store/private label bikes during that time. Manufacturers would plaster labels and decals on those bikes, brands no one has heard of, no one collects. For every valuable older bike, there are hundreds of older bikes that have little to no valuable.

Shimano Eagle was bottom of the line, very heavy derailleur.

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