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Medici Pro Strada

Old 05-17-10, 10:32 PM
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Medici Pro Strada

I'm planning on checking this bike out, and wondering if I could haggle the price down.

https://sgvbicycles.com/index.php?rou...product_id=744

Is the price about right for the components and frame?
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Old 05-17-10, 10:47 PM
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mmmm. I take it SGV means San Gabriel Valley, CA? if so, it's a fair price if everything is perfect, no issues with the frame or any components and ready to ride. And it fits.
Otherwise, it's a little high...and if it doesn't fit: forget it.
These were built in LA, and the quality varied a bit...if it's a good one it's about the same animal as a Masi (which is a very good animal)...if it was built on a bad day you'd be better off looking elsewhere.
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Old 05-17-10, 11:07 PM
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Originally Posted by unworthy1 View Post
mmmm. I take it SGV means San Gabriel Valley, CA? if so, it's a fair price if everything is perfect, no issues with the frame or any components and ready to ride. And it fits.
Otherwise, it's a little high...and if it doesn't fit: forget it.
These were built in LA, and the quality varied a bit...if it's a good one it's about the same animal as a Masi (which is a very good animal)...if it was built on a bad day you'd be better off looking elsewhere.
I have watched the prices on these. Their time has yet to arrive and may never. Way overpriced to the market, not to its value as a bicycle. Frame set, worth about $250. maybe, one a bit smaller than this but with the big chrome job just could not get a buyer for more. Full bike, a really clean one a bit smaller sold in Costa Mesa recently, $450. with better parts. Ouch. The Rodney Dangerfield of vintage race bikes.

Maybe the history, maybe the searching for an identity... for whatever reason they just don't get the market's attention.
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Old 05-18-10, 05:37 AM
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Very steep price for a 600 Ultegra tri-color equipted bike. Very steep.

I'm thinking $400.
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Old 05-18-10, 06:03 AM
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Just for reference, I sold a very nice Pro Strada last spring on the local CL.

$425.

Similar build with a Dura Ace crank.

Very nice bikes, they ride beautifully.
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Well, it's now almost 2014 and I'm wondering what the value of a Pro Strada frame set is these days.

Purple 51mm
Campy dropouts front & rear
Campy headset
Campy bottom bracket
Columbus tubing

Any opinions ???

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Old 12-05-13, 09:11 PM
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Pictures?
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Old 12-05-13, 10:40 PM
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Originally Posted by cigarette1 View Post
Well, it's now almost 2014 and I'm wondering what the value of a Pro Strada frame set is these days.

Purple 51mm
Campy dropouts front & rear
Campy headset
Campy bottom bracket
Columbus tubing

Any opinions ???

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You most probably mean 51 cm. If measured center to center, probably a bit more than center to top.
These bikes appear to have been on a slow rising tide, but very slow.
Condition means so much.
The bottom bracket is good, but at market probably the same w/o, no logic to this, just how it goes.
Don't yank the headset though.
The majority were Columbus, so that is expected.

I don't think you have a $400 frame set though, closer to $250 TOPS. And it might sit at that price.
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Old 12-06-13, 12:30 AM
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Originally Posted by repechage View Post
You most probably mean 51 cm. If measured center to center, probably a bit more than center to top.
These bikes appear to have been on a slow rising tide, but very slow.
Condition means so much.
The bottom bracket is good, but at market probably the same w/o, no logic to this, just how it goes.
Don't yank the headset though.
The majority were Columbus, so that is expected.

I don't think you have a $400 frame set though, closer to $250 TOPS. And it might sit at that price.
Thanks for the info.

I'll try to post a pic sometime tomorrow.

It will also come with a matching frame pump

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Old 12-06-13, 05:15 PM
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Originally Posted by cigarette1 View Post
Well, it's now almost 2014 and I'm wondering what the value of a Pro Strada frame set is these days.

Actually Black 51-52mm
Campy dropouts front & rear
Campy headset
Campy bottom bracket
Columbus tubing

Any opinions ???

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Here are a few pics :










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Old 12-07-13, 09:57 AM
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The two tone paint and matching pump does increase its visual appeal. Wonder why the silver chainstay though.
Frist Medici I have seen that looks British.
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Old 12-09-13, 12:24 PM
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That's a pretty nice example. I'd guess that you could get $400 (maybe $450?) for it on Ebay, but you'd end up giving back about $60 in fees.

CL would fetch you less, but would be less work. Price would greatly depend on where you live. $300 in a hot market, $200 in a slower one?

Good luck! That will make someone very happy!
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Old 12-09-13, 07:31 PM
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Originally Posted by bibliobob View Post
That's a pretty nice example. I'd guess that you could get $400 (maybe $450?) for it on Ebay, but you'd end up giving back about $60 in fees.

CL would fetch you less, but would be less work. Price would greatly depend on where you live. $300 in a hot market, $200 in a slower one?

Good luck! That will make someone very happy!
Not long ago in Southern California a small Medici like that took about two weeks to sell and it was full Campagnolo.
It had a $400 asking with an extra set of wheels.
I think it sold for the parts.
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Old 12-10-13, 12:08 AM
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Thanks for the valued opinions ... I have it out there on Ebay ... I'll let it sit there for a while to see what kind of action it raises.

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Old 12-24-13, 10:41 AM
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Originally Posted by bibliobob View Post
That's a pretty nice example. I'd guess that you could get $400 (maybe $450?) for it on Ebay, but you'd end up giving back about $60 in fees.

CL would fetch you less, but would be less work. Price would greatly depend on where you live. $300 in a hot market, $200 in a slower one?

Good luck! That will make someone very happy!
I guess I did ok … net $365 (hand delivered)

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Old 12-24-13, 10:50 AM
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Congrats!
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I watched that one a couple of times. Looking forward to seeing it built. Congrats!
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