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Old 12-23-09, 10:36 AM
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Barracuda A2R

I know very little about older mountain bikes and am not able to post photos at work (no access to photobucket). I'm talking to a guy about a single speed Barracuda A2r with a chain tensioner which he says is butted cro-mo. Asking price is $200...is this a reasonable number? It doesn't have to be the deal of the century, but I don't want to get killed either. I've seen photos and it's in very good shape, lightly ridden and won't need much in the way of initial parts/adjustments.
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Older MTBs are rarely worth $200. I pick up decent or better ones routinely for a small fraction of that amount. I would pass. Old MTBs just don't have much value, unless it is something super special.
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Here are the specs from 93-98 from bikepedia: http://www.bikepedia.com/Quickbike/B...=A2R&Type=bike

Cost was $6-700 new. I think that $200 will not kill you (esp. if it is a later Deore XT bike) you could probably do better.
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Thanks guys...really appreciate the guidance.
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Originally Posted by KonAaron Snake View Post
Thanks guys...really appreciate the guidance.
Is it worth $200? I don't know but ask yourself if you cab build a duplicate for less.
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