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Old 11-03-11, 06:37 PM
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Sweet Wings Road Cranks

Hey, this is my first thread so let me know if I should post it somewhere else.

I recently acquired a bike that had a pair of these cranks. My buddy (knowing more than I) flipped out when he saw these cranks and told me I should never sell them and that they are insanely rare. Well I don't want or need them so I'm wondering what I should try and sell them for

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https://bicycledesign.net/2007/09/rem...e-sweet-wings/

Some info in the link above including a catalog shot.
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https://pardo.net/bike/pic/fail-001/FAIL-006.html

And more. Sorry I can't help with value, perhaps others will know.
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Hopefully. My buddy told me never to sell them for less than $800. Seems steep to me so I though I'd ask. Thanks for the links
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Originally Posted by KingsleyZissou View Post
Hopefully. My buddy told me never to sell them for less than $800. Seems steep to me so I though I'd ask. Thanks for the links
Has your buddy checked ebay? There's a similar crankset on there right now, complete with chain rings and bottom bracket for $350 BIN, no one has bid on it yet.

Probably worth stripping off if your plan is to resell the bike for maximum $$.
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Good lord, are those things ugly or what?
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Originally Posted by wrk101 View Post
Has your buddy checked ebay? There's a similar crankset on there right now, complete with chain rings and bottom bracket for $350 BIN, no one has bid on it yet.

Probably worth stripping off if your plan is to resell the bike for maximum $$.
Yeah, I've seen that pair. I guess the splines on the MTB stripped easily. The roads are much more rare. They were supposedly the stiffest cranks in their day. The owner still makes components.
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