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Old 03-29-18, 09:20 AM
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Schwinn Super Sport

Is this Schwinn Super Sport worth the asking price of $360?

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Doesn't look like one of the classic fillet brazed ones to me.
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It's one of the aluminum frames - you can see the 7000 frame sticker in the last photo.

It's a decent if not exciting bike, and it has brifters. If it were in better shape, the asking price would not be out of line in my market.

But take a close look at some of the parts. There is significant corrosion on the top of the stem. Ditto around the bottle fittings. I'm thinking this bike has led a hard life with storage outdoors or perhaps indoors after being left wet. Surprises may lurk within. I'd pass.
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The paint around the bottle bosses concerns me. And I agree that it is not a classic SS; the sticker above the bottom bracket seems to be for aluminum tubing alloy.
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Why bother? Looks like it has some wear and cosmetic issues right off the bat.It's not C&V. Might as well check out Bikes Direct, Bike Island, Nashbar, Performance orJensen for deals on a new bike.
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