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Nishiki Prestige w/out original rear derailleur(now altus) and brake hoods

Old 11-15-11, 11:44 AM
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Nishiki Prestige w/out original rear derailleur(now altus) and brake hoods

I got a black and white Prestige a couple months back and I'm starting to have thoughts on flipping the bike. I bought the bike for $200, but it's still rideable. Would I be able to flip the bike for around $250 after I bring it to a bike shop to tune it up for $50. I think it's all original components except the brake hoods, rear derailleur, and look clip peddles (the bigger kind).

I'm tuning mainly because I feel like the brakes could use some tuning and maybe the shifting parts too.
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Old 11-15-11, 12:15 PM
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It's really not a flip if you don't make any money on it...

Generally the only money you'll make flipping a bike is if you do the work yourself unless you find extremely good deals or just sell the bikes "as-is." Cables are pretty cheap. If that's all it needs (you say everything works) and you want to tackle this yourself you might be able to make a couple bucks on it.

To sell the bike for anything CLOSE to what it's worth you absolutely must have plenty of high res photos for the ad. Post some pictures of the bike and we can tell you what it's worth.
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Need pictures! $250 is top money for that series of bikes.
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Originally Posted by bent-not-broken View Post
Need pictures! $250 is top money for that series of bikes.
+1 I have flipped a couple of Nishiki Prestiges, one for $250, the other for $265. Both were pristine, ready to ride, fresh tires, cables, bearings, grease, bar tape, etc (a lot more than what you will get at a bike shop for $50), all components were original, etc.
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