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Old 07-11-20, 11:57 AM
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What is this Trek worth?

Due to the pandemic decent bikes are as rare as toilet paper 3 months ago. I am looking fur a bike that I can ride 10 miles or so a week around the neighborhood. I am 6'2" and need a bigger bike

it is on eBay item 143654630700
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Old 07-11-20, 12:35 PM
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Assist:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Trek-Multit...y/143654630700

Pre-pandemic, $175-200. Nowadays, hybrids are in extremely short supply with stores being sold out and backordered. Whatever this one will bring at auction. FYI, I sold a similar Trek hybrid yesterday for $250, and the new owners were thrilled to find one at all.
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Old 07-11-20, 03:52 PM
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I had one of those in a 23" frame myself that I bought at a yardsale with hopes it would be a good bike for me. After a full going over it turned out to be too small so I listed it on CL, it sat for sale on CL for a year at $200 with no takers, I let the ad lapse for almost a year, I relisted it two months ago for $350, it sold for $325 that evening.
Mine was an early model, early to mid 90's I believe,it still had cantilever brakes, and I had added a pair of plastic fenders and an old tubular rack as well. The guy who bought it drove 130 miles to buy it. It was a clean bike, with a set of CST skinwall tires on it that came on the bike when I bought it.
It was a well built bike but it wasn't my favorite and I can't keep them all.
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Old 07-11-20, 03:59 PM
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I would recomment starting a new thread on the C&V valuation forum saying you are looking for a bike. You'll need to list your location and the size bike you are looking for. The posters will help you track down some reasonable bikes. $135 is an OK shipping price but why pay that? You should be able to buy a bike locally for less than eBay.
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Old 07-12-20, 07:39 AM
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It is already $260 with shipping and then it will need to be assembled, and probably tuned up so add another $50+/-

personally I’d never buy a bike off eBay, again, without knowing what it is and if it fits properly.
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Old 07-13-20, 08:11 AM
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Thank you for all the information. This bike is local and the seller is ok with me picking it up so I do not have to pay for shipping. Bikes here have been hard to come by specially frames bigger than 22 inches. I currently own a Giant Sedona 19 inch frame which is a decent bike but would like something bigger.
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