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Guerciotti Sprint desireability?

Old 08-14-13, 12:00 PM
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Guerciotti Sprint desireability?

I went to a CL seller's place yesterday to look at a Stumpy, came home with this frame too.
What value would you place on it as shown in the pics?
I am undecided about what to do with this bike. Does it warrant collecting all the correct Campy stuff? I am not very Campagnolo component knowledgeable.
It sure is kind of eye catching with the shiny parts and it is my size. The joints are bare aluminum and responds well to Mother's polish. The tubes look anodized.
I see from Google searching that it is an Alan frame and that it will likely be flexy, noodle etc.
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ebay completed listings have one example frame&fork @ $220 sold, and one complete bike, Campy Victory equipped, sold @ $825 (which I think is high - good sale). I did not look closely at condition, just price.
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Probably good advice Bill.
Thank you.[

QUOTE=wrk101;15960574]I would part it out. Picking up missing Campy parts can be an expensive undertaking. Be sure to take those parts off the frame first, as several of them have really good value sold separately.

My experience has been that complete Campy bikes sell for about what the Campy bits would bring alone. So building one up will not yield a very good return. With patience and good preparation, you might be surprised what the parts on that bike will bring.

I sold a set of Triomphe pedals and a Triomphe seatpost on feebay last month. They came from a somewhat similar incomplete bike, where finishing it up with matching parts was going to cost me quite a bit, and yield no $ benefit for the effort.

Now if the plan was to keep it, my advice would be totally different.[/QUOTE]
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I just traded for one of these frames. I don't really care about maximizing profit...I usually sell or trade the stuff that I won't use or doesn't fit (wrong size cranks, pedals, etc) to put cash into projects in general. I have plenty of stuff to build the bike fit and function well (even reasonably Italian and tasteful), but I did have a question about the overall value in desirability of these bikes and also the ride quality in case anyone actually has one and rides it. The one question mark in my project book is whether it is worth spending about $40 for replacement correct decals....as you know that's the one piece that you can't unbolt and put on another bike!
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