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Eddie Merckx value

Old 06-04-14, 09:42 AM
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Eddie Merckx value

Hi,

I know this post is from a long time ago. But I have a few questions. A friend of mine is trying to sell his Eddy Merckx and it looks a lot like yours. Maybe it's even the same. He is trying to sell it for 200 dollars. I think its way to low... But he won't believe me. Do you think its to low? If you would sell your bike. For how much would you do that? Or do you know what it might be worth?

Thanks a lot.


Originally Posted by CV-6 View Post
Below is an older photo of my ca 1992 Merckx Corsa, which is marked very similar to yours and has the sloping crown fork. However, it did not come with that fork, but had a flat crown fork. I chose to use the sloping crown fork because I liked the looks better. A photo of the original fork is below also.


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Old 06-04-14, 10:37 AM
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Tell him to go on ebay and look at the completed auctions. Check craigslist using something like Searchtempest (allows searching of multiple cities) and see what other merckx's are selling for.
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Originally Posted by SoophNL View Post
Hi,

I know this post is from a long time ago. But I have a few questions. A friend of mine is trying to sell his Eddy Merckx and it looks a lot like yours. Maybe it's even the same. He is trying to sell it for 200 dollars. I think its way to low... But he won't believe me. Do you think its to low? If you would sell your bike. For how much would you do that? Or do you know what it might be worth?

Thanks a lot.
Yes, $200 is PROBABLY too low. But condition means a lot, among other considerations. If you can take some pictures, post a new thread in the "What's it Worth" sub-forum.
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Yes, $200 is PROBABLY too low. But condition means a lot, among other considerations. If you can take some pictures, post a new thread in the "What's it Worth" sub-forum.
+1. The mods will move this to the appraisal section but Merckx bikes in good condition start in the $400-600 range depending on components.
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Moved this question with replies here from a thread in C&V.

OP, how about you ask your friend to take some pics of his bike and post them here, to give members an idea about its condition. Asking for appraisal on behalf of someone else, based on a pic of another bike is not the best way to go.

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