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Old 07-31-17, 01:52 PM
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Raleigh Challenger

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I have a 1980 Raleigh Challenger,

Menís 23.5 inch frame 10 speed

Paint is 6 or 7 out of 10
Replacement aluminum rim on rear (for slightly heavier folks.....)

Positives

Suntour derailleurs, brakes and brake pulls
Paint is a 6 or 7 (won't be offended smooth

Negatives

Seat is a Norco (don't think that was standard for Raleigh)
That aftermarket aluminum rim
rust under bottom bracket

Q) Should I ask $120?
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$120 is about it. Lower stem below minimum insert line. If you have some cheap bar tape laying around, rewrap it too. Bar tape can be had from China for about $1.75 per bike, or less. The China stuff takes a long time to get, so if you don't have it in hand already, forget it.

Suntour is not really a plus. Suntour, like a lot of companies, made a full line of derailleurs, from really heavy cheap stuff to top of the line. The ones you have are the former. Still function well, all of Suntour derailleurs worked well.
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Thanks for advice

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Thanks

I am ordering the tape and will have on hand for "next time". I had it listed for $150 Canadian (about $120 US). I figure I'll just drop it $5 every couple of days till someone bites.....

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