Notices
Classic and Vintage Bicycles: Whats it Worth? Appraisals. Use this subforum for all requests as to "How much is this vintage bike worth?"Do NOT try to sell it in here, use the Marketplaces.

Thoughts on this Panasonic three speed

Old 12-21-09, 11:04 PM
  #1  
ummbnb
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
ummbnb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: A Mile High
Posts: 383
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Thoughts on this Panasonic three speed

https://denver.craigslist.org/bik/1516134978.html

I'm looking for a bike for my husband. Any thoughts on this?

Thanks so much!!
ummbnb is offline  
Old 12-22-09, 03:27 AM
  #2  
mkeller234
Rustbelt Rider
 
mkeller234's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Canton, OH
Posts: 8,932

Bikes: 1990 Trek 1420 - 1978 Raleigh Professional - 1973 Schwinn Collegiate - 1974 Schwinn Suburban

Mentioned: 13 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 206 Post(s)
Liked 212 Times in 100 Posts
It looks nice from the pictures. I think they are way off about the sizing, the frame looks small for someone 6 foot. It looks like it's around the same quality level as a Schwinn Suburban but slightly more interesting. Is that a 1 piece Ashtabula crank on a Japanese bike?

I am assuming it probably has a shimano 333 hub. I could be wrong, but if it does just be aware that they are not as easily rebuilt as a sturmey archer hub. I would normally argue that 150 is too high since it has not been serviced but Denver seems to be a inflated market. If it is in rough shape in person than I would not pay that much. On the other hand, if it's in immaculate shape then I wouldn't feel bad at that price.
__________________
|^^^^^^^^^^^^^^| ||
|......GO.BROWNS........| ||'|";, ___.
|_..._..._______===|=||_|__|..., ] -
"(@)'(@)"""''"**|(@)(@)*****''(@)
mkeller234 is offline  
Old 12-22-09, 08:31 AM
  #3  
ummbnb
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
ummbnb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: A Mile High
Posts: 383
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Thanks much. Looks like today is the only day I can see it until after the 1st...and I can't. So I guess I"ll have some time to think about it.
ummbnb is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Oldbikerider
Classic & Vintage
9
01-24-21 01:17 AM
noglider
Commuting
7
05-25-18 10:46 AM
ellie fh
Classic & Vintage
3
04-30-13 03:35 PM
Apie
Classic & Vintage
2
03-04-12 02:47 PM
SortaGrey
Bicycle Mechanics
1
02-13-12 03:34 PM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.