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Old 05-28-19, 06:42 PM
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Lambert value?

Approximate value of a fair condition Lambert Professional, with what appears to be the dreaded “death fork”? Appears to have original crank, brakes, stem and bars. Have only seen photos. Seller is asking $450. Seems high to me.
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Generally needs pic to value but this is crazy high for a bike with a crappy fork, straight gauge chrome moly tubing, and likely a weird bottom bracket.

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/lambert.html

There's no reason to deal with a seller with like this. I'd move on to a bike worth owning at a price worth paying.
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Originally Posted by bikemig View Post
Generally needs pic to value but this is crazy high for a bike with a crappy fork, straight gauge chrome moly tubing, and likely a weird bottom bracket.

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/lambert.html

There's no reason to deal with a seller with like this. I'd move on to a bike worth owning at a price worth paying.
Kinda what I figured. Thanks.
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I would agree the price is high for the current market. I see these sitting on CL in my area for half that price and not moving. If it is in real good ready to ride with the death fork I would say $250 or so in most markets.
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Many Lamberts had odd parts, like the pressed in place bottom bracket with the straight (no taper) spindle ends. Really not much value there. I had two. Both left at a much lower price than the $150 mark. Its on my list of "never again". OK, I'd give $25 for one just for the Crane RD most came with. But other than that, no thanks. There are too many nicer options out there.
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