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Bridgestone 700 1985

Old 02-16-20, 04:34 PM
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Bridgestone 700 1985

Looking to get idea of what my 1985 Bridgestone 700 (Fire Red) might be worth before I put it up for sale. No upgrades, everything original, no accidents, good shape. Appreciate your input.

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Old 02-16-20, 05:10 PM
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There is a forum for this.
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This'll probably get bumped into the valuations forum. https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-v...th-appraisals/

FWIW- you'll need to include the size and your location. Some sizes are more desirable than others. Some areas command better prices than others. You can get a general idea by going to the eBay and finding out what bikes like yours have sold for- not what people have them listed for.
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Old 02-16-20, 07:55 PM
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1985 Bridgestone 700

Anyone have an approximate guess on what a 1985 Bridgestone 700, Fire Red, 19", good shape, original components, NYC location, bike might be worth? Am Am cleaning it up, preparing to sell. Thank you!
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Old 02-16-20, 07:57 PM
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Very helpful, thank you.
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Sounds like a nice bike. Hard to value without pics. ‘85 catalog bills the 700 as having geometry for the serious triathlete. Makes me think it probably feels like a Centurion Ironman.

If it’s clean, dent free and just needs the usual consumables (tires, bar wrap, chain, etc.), I’ll guess $200-$225. If it’s ready to roll with fresh consumables, more like $250-$300.
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‘85 catalog bills the 700 as having geometry for the serious triathlete. Makes me think it probably feels like a Centurion Ironman.
I'm so sorry- I read the original post and title as T700, not 700. Big difference- I edited my post.
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Prices for the Ironman have dropped around here and the Ironman would tend to get a better response. What is the component group on the B’stone?
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Sounds like a nice small red bike. It would all depend on condition, how nice the wheels are &, if it's light enough to carry inside.

As is with 35 year old tires and bar tape in NYC you could probably snag $225.
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