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Old 06-12-11, 02:17 PM
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Need Help selling my schwinn le Tour bike (classic- but not sure what yr)

hello everyone- I need to sell my bike, its a scwinn le tour. Im moving and cant take it with me. its old , im just not sure what year it is. I was guessing from the 1970's. if anyone can help me figure out the year and places I could take it to sell, please email. I would greatly appreicate it. have a great day and God bless.https://flint.craigslist.org/bik/2426787885.html

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Old 06-12-11, 02:42 PM
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It looks like this '82 I sold a while back.
(Good luck with trying to sell it around here)

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https://www.trfindley.com/flschwinn_1...0/1981_05.html

'82 was blue and chestnut, so I'm thinking it is an '81. Not too bad a rider. I would think it would make a great commuter for someone. It is a very soft market right now and it is hard to give away certain bikes. Frustrating, when you consider that there is nothing currently made in that price range that can compare with the overall quality and ride.

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Find the serial number per this guide. That will nail down the exact year.

https://www.re-cycle.com/History/Schw...nB_Serial.aspx
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Need full sized pictures (use a hosting site), C/L standard pics suck. Looks super clean, that should help. $150 for a bike with steel rims, high ten steel frame, stem shifters, turkey levers, claw derailleur hanger would be too high for here. It really depends on your market. In hot markets, that would be a bargain (I don't think Flint would be a hot market).

Since no one has bought it in almost a week, I think the market is telling you that the price is too high. How much response have you gotten?

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thank you.

Hi all, and thanks so much for all your help, we have not had any replys for it on craigslist so I am thinking you are right, and we have it posted for to high amount. thanks for letting me know its a 81 or 82 yr bike, also. I think I might just keep it if dont sell soon, I love the bike and my hubby will just have to get over it and find a space for it! lol Judi
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thanks beach! I wonderd how to do that!
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Its also a fair amount of work to get full market value out of a vintage bike. The bike may be worth X. But fair market includes the presentation and preparation of the bike and your ad, and a little luck finding someone local that wants that kind of bike, in that size, in that price range. I have had some bikes that took a long time to sell, others sell quick.
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Just so you all know, i did check out beach's LINK , and have decided its a 1982. thanks so much for all the help. greatly apprecated. I marked it down to 90 bucks, but it just seems like thats to cheap. Im gonna keep it If I can talk the hubby into it. LOL I love the bike. Rides sooooo nice! thanks again, Judi
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Originally Posted by judavus View Post
Just so you all know, i did check out beach's LINK , and have decided its a 1982. thanks so much for all the help. greatly apprecated. I marked it down to 90 bucks, but it just seems like thats to cheap. Im gonna keep it If I can talk the hubby into it. LOL I love the bike. Rides sooooo nice! thanks again, Judi
It is a remarkably pleasant riding bike, and if you enjoy the bike , you would do well to keep it if you can.
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