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Old 07-30-21, 11:10 AM
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What would you pay for this Bruce Gordon?

This one is intriguing to me. I'm watching it on eBay. May be hard to value since it has some one-off features. Was probably a custom. Seller is asking $1,000, which seems high to me.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/14409838633...QAAOSwKxlgmEu3
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Old 07-30-21, 11:35 AM
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Originally Posted by icepick_trotsky View Post
This one is intriguing to me. I'm watching it on eBay. May be hard to value since it has some one-off features. Was probably a custom. Seller is asking $1,000, which seems high to me.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/14409838633...QAAOSwKxlgmEu3
Well, he's gone and there won't be any more, and he was a truly iconic builder. It's possible this would take 32mm tires, which would be good for many rider's preferences today, although 28s are a-ok too. It's not in bad shape -- his decals were notoriously fragile (replacements are available through the folks who maintain his website). It's not a "buy it instantly" bargain, but if it is your size and the features make sense to you, I'd say it's not a bad deal.
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Old 07-30-21, 04:42 PM
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Beautiful bike and white is easy to touch up.
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Old 07-30-21, 11:17 PM
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I've got all my grails, so I'm not in the market any more, but if this is one of your grails and it's your size, I say go for it. You'd regret it if you didn't.
If it's going to be just another bike and/or you expect to sell it off in the future and hope to get your money back out of it, that's more iffy.
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Old 07-31-21, 04:44 PM
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How much is it worth without the Bruce Gordon decal? Whoever is willing to pay close to asking price will be a Gordon collector, if it wasn't his probably would be listed at around $300 and might not go for that. The value in it is being Bruce's #1 frame, otherwise it looks like a not very well kept frame and fork.
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