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1988 GT Outpost

Old 01-12-23, 04:39 PM
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1988 GT Outpost

This bike worth $200?
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It really depends on your market.

Lots of upgrades here: 1x10 drivetrain with a forged crank and pedals. V-brakes instead of cantis (don't need the stem roller guide anymore!). Newer wheels & tires. Newer grips.

So with the upgrades, sure, it could be worth the asking price. All depends on your market.
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Modern 1x, but built with off brand components. I'd start out by pricing out the groupset as I don't know the value there.

An Outpost with stock components is worth between $50-$100 depending on condition and location. I'm assuming this one would be tuned up with the newer drive train so that is a plus.
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In the description the seller added Sensah 1x10 group
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It helps to know what your interest is in it. To own and ride? If it fits, I’d say yes, well worth it.
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Old 01-12-23, 08:39 PM
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Any chromoly frame is worth that money, assuming it's straight and has no dents or rust.
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I have the same bike in red. Bought it 10 years ago for $80 in like new condition - all original ,,, even index/friction shifting still worked fine. Hauled it around the country for 5 years on the back of a motor home. Worked flawlessly for errands and recreation rides. GT considered it a hybrid in 1988, with that model going through a lot of changes. Still use it for short trips around the neighborhood and on nearby trails.

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I could prob get more on CL here in central CT.
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Yes that's worth $200, clean and in tune as well. If it had slicks instead of nobbies I would have a CL price at about $325 sell at $275, in Spring. Not a lot of buyers at this time of year, but in a month or two.
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Yes it is worth $200 when you consider a nice set of tires and tubes for a 26" run close to $100 right now. A big plus for this bike is it has really nice oem paint which is the one thing you can't easily fix change easily on vintage bike. The one downside for the Outpost is they are heavy in the 30lb plus range stock with the upgrades this one is likely a bit lighter but still going to be pretty heavy.
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