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Old 11-27-13, 12:45 PM
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Mercian Olympic valuation

Hi all,

Can anybody give me a valuation on my Mercian Olympic?
I believe it to be 1998

Many thanks Neil

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Nice looking frame, but what tubing was it built with?
The Shimano RX line componentry is middling at best. It will really depend on what the frameset tubing is to make a good enough valuation...... Good to also know what the wheelset on the bike is all about.
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Old 11-27-13, 04:09 PM
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Nice looking bike but I think it is more like a late '80s frame and that RX100 group is more like '91/92. I believe by '98 the frame, being a production bike, would likely have unicrown fork, brazed on housing stopps and very likely a threadless steerer/headset.

I agree a lot more information is needed. If that is a three tube 531 with straight wheels maybe $200ish. If it is full double butted 531 the true value would lay in the frame and may be worth closer to $400(?)

Looks like a nice clean bike are you selling or buying?

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How will i know the difference between full double butted 531 & three tube 531?
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Bianchigirl, I have a mid 2000's Mercian, that I ordered from the factory, could still get a traditional build with a flat fork crown and threaded steerer then. If I recall it wa in the 700-800 range, so I;d say the OP bike is maybe 400-500 at the most. But it a very nice good looking bike.
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