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Old 07-11-20, 12:56 PM
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Araya vintage roadbike

Looks like it is a late 70s early 80s Araya frame with Araya wheelset.
New paint, gone through with new cables, housings, grease everything, new tires/tubes, chain, bar tape. Shimano 600 everything, modern saddle and Easton carbon handle bar





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Handsome!

Is serial placement on NDS of seat tube?

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Handsome!

Is serial placement on NDS of seat tube?

Excellent pictures.
Thank you, sir!

Yes, it is

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All the Arayas I’ve ever seen have been low-end bikes. Yours looks really nice and is a thoughtful build. Are the wheels 27” or 700c? Any idea how much the bike weighs?

I’ll take a stab at $250 because of the fresh paint and consumables. More if it’s found to be a good tubeset or less if The Araya logo drives down the perceived quality.
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serial indicates a machine produced during December of the year nineteen and eighty-one


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All the Arayas Iíve ever seen have been low-end bikes. Yours looks really nice and is a thoughtful build. Are the wheels 27Ē or 700c? Any idea how much the bike weighs?

Iíll take a stab at $250 because of the fresh paint and consumables. More if itís found to be a good tubeset or less if The Araya logo drives down the perceived quality.
The wheels are 27 inch. Bike weighs 23lbs as set up.

Frame is Chromoly judging by the original stickers.
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With all the work & new parts you put into the bike, you'll probably have to get $350 just to break even. It's also a large frame bike for riders over 6' tall. That can take some extra time to find a buyer.
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With all the work & new parts you put into the bike, you'll probably have to get $350 just to break even. It's also a large frame bike for riders over 6' tall. That can take some extra time to find a buyer.
Thank you.

Originally was building for myself but came up on a different bike in the right size.
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