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Vintage Motobecane - Grand Touring

Old 03-10-10, 06:18 PM
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Vintage Motobecane - Grand Touring

A friend of mine just picked up this old Motobecane. Seems like an entry-level bike, but appears to have all the original parts, including original handlebar wraps in excellent condition (stamped "Motobecane"). Top tube reads Grand Touring. Any ideas what this might be worth (in the SF Bay Area)?

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Hi gaucho777 - Check out this thread for the latest...

(Where are all these old Moto GT's coming from ? (I've counted 4 or 5 recently)
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Yeah, i just noticed the other Moto posts, some of which must have been posted while I was busy setting up a photobucket account. Anyway, can't speak for the others, but this one came from a SF Craigslist ad. Other than that I don't have any details.
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Read the other threads, yours has the desirable Vitus tubing which puts it at the higher range: $200 to $250 in normal markets. San Fran market is insane, so add 50% to 75% more for the market, say somewhere around $350.

Pull the seat post and lube it up really good.
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Originally Posted by wrk101 View Post
Pull the seat post and lube it up really good.
^ What he said !
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