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Schwinn LeTour

Old 01-27-12, 12:33 AM
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Schwinn LeTour

Hey, I'm in the market for a bike to commute on and saw this on craigslist in my area. The price seems a little high, can anyone tell me what it's worth?

https://modesto.craigslist.org/bik/2816099705.html

Thanks in advance.

Chris


Edit: Just realized this should probably be moved to the appraisal forum..

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Old 01-27-12, 12:41 AM
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Looks like a deal to me and the fact that it is so clean. I live north of LA so bike prices are a little higher then most places. Frisco is a bike expensive place, but you should be far enough away from that and Sacramento to not have trouble.
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BUY IT!thats a screaming deal,if I was in your area it would be mine.very clean.
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+487 High compared to what? At the $120 price level in a good market, you are not going to find much. This looks like a deal and should not last long.
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I'm looking from work, so unfortunately I can't see pictures... but I am a nut for Le Tours. I have two '74s. From 74 to 79 (I think...), Panasonic made those for Schwinn. Then Schwinn made them in America for a few years, then off to Taiwan, from what I've read. Those 70's models are beautiful bikes, lugged Japanese steel, the ride is silky smooth and very comfortable for long rides.

In any big city, that would be a good deal at twice the price. Moreso if it is 100% ready to ride.
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$225 for a Schwinn Le Tour is a good deal? What am I missing.




Edit: The same bike is posted at two different prices.

https://modesto.craigslist.org/bik/2816099705.html

https://modesto.craigslist.org/bik/2818879867.html

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Originally Posted by brian3069 View Post
$225 for a Schwinn Le Tour is a good deal? What am I missing.




Edit: The same bike is posted at two different prices.

https://modesto.craigslist.org/bik/2816099705.html

https://modesto.craigslist.org/bik/2818879867.html


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Originally Posted by brian3069 View Post
$225 for a Schwinn Le Tour is a good deal? What am I missing.




Edit: The same bike is posted at two different prices.

https://modesto.craigslist.org/bik/2816099705.html

https://modesto.craigslist.org/bik/2818879867.html
Nice deal at $120. Mediocre deal (but probably OK in a super hot market) at $225.
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