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What's It Worth? - 1996 Trek 970 SingleTrack

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Originally Posted by rossiny
I've been looking to pick up a Trek 970 , in my frame size . One came up recently in my area but it needs new tires , and probably an overhaul and he's asking $350 which I think is a bit high. it does have the lugs, which i think are cool, but factoring in new tires, overhaul, and I'll probably change out the handle bars to Moloko, or Jones, I'm not sure ..?

That seems a bit high to me, usually if you are patient, you'll see them for $50-$150 eventually. Because they still look like 'old mtb' to many, they can fly under the radar for a lot of people.
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That seems a bit high to me, usually if you are patient, you'll see them for $50-$150 eventually. Because they still look like 'old mtb' to many, they can fly under the radar for a lot of people.
The larger frame size seems a bit more rare. I'm looking to use as a gravel/ tour set up.
I picked up a minty 950 in a medium frame for my son for just $120. Just needed repacking bearings and brakes adjusted .

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Originally Posted by rossiny
The larger frame size seems a bit more rare. I'm looking to use as a gravel/ tour set up.
I picked up a minty 950 in a medium frame for my son for just $120. Just needed repacking bearings and brakes adjusted .

We have a few in our area for sale, and they are between $80-$300 or so. Very nice if you happen across a good deal on one! Yes large size is harder to find. Good luck with your search - you will find one!
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Originally Posted by rossiny
I've been looking to pick up a Trek 970 , in my frame size . One came up recently in my area but it needs new tires , and probably an overhaul and he's asking $350 which I think is a bit high. it does have the lugs, which i think are cool, but factoring in new tires, overhaul, and I'll probably change out the handle bars to Moloko, or Jones, I'm not sure ..?
I would not call $350 a bit high, I would call it crazy high. If it was one of the first year of two Trek MTBs, 1983/1984 ish, sure, you can get in that territory. In my area, the large to XL size stuff is harder to sell.
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Originally Posted by wrk101
I would not call $350 a bit high, I would call it crazy high. If it was one of the first year of two Trek MTBs, 1983/1984 ish, sure, you can get in that territory. In my area, the large to XL size stuff is harder to sell.

I'm inclined to agree. And this thread is timely, because this just showed up in my backyard and was such a good deal that I absolutelyhad to grab it. It was even less than my estimation in my post above, about 6-8 Starbucks drinks -
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I'm inclined to agree. And this thread is timely, because this just showed up in my backyard and was such a good deal that I absolutelyhad to grab it. It was even less than my estimation in my post above, about 6-8 Starbucks drinks -





Keep looking, one will pop up.
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