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Old 09-01-12, 02:13 PM
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trek 520

Hello,

What is the value of thess bikes? Thanks.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/190719742470...84.m1426.l2649

https://www.ebay.com/itm/110944406611...84.m1423.l2649


Also if my stand over height is 30.5" would a bike with a SO of 31.5" be much too big for me?

Thanks.

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Old 09-01-12, 02:16 PM
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$1489.99

Unless you like your balls bruised it is too big.
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Old 09-01-12, 02:26 PM
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two good reasons not to buy
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Old 09-01-12, 02:35 PM
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Seller of the first listing has 3 negatives and 4 neutrals in the last year = red flag.
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Old 09-01-12, 04:42 PM
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+1,897,763 From the first seller, ZERO. You have been warned. Read the feedback, speaks for itself. Its been discussed before. Myself, if I was that seller, I would be closing my account, starting over, and (the toughest part) doing a better job taking care of my customers.
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Old 09-03-12, 11:17 AM
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Thanks for the warnings about the seller. Didn't even look at that.
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Old 09-03-12, 05:39 PM
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They are great bikes though (if you find one that fits and a trustworthy seller). The earlier 80's models seem to get more love and probably higher prices, but the 90's models are better bikes, really all you'll ever need for serious touring, commuting, etc. I've been commuting on my '92 for 20 years on a near-daily basis on really crappy streets, and have done some loaded touring with it too, and it's still going strong. They're built with Mtb guage tubing and are very strong, but they don't feel heavy, they get up and move pretty well. I don't know what those are worth these days, but I'd have no problem paying $500 or even more for a really nice one.
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