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Old 07-10-14, 07:44 PM
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Help identifying a possible deal / steal..?

If I accidentally give this away / miss my opportunity I'll chalk it up to fate - but I thought I would risk it to ask your opinions on this sale:

"Vintage" Waverly bike, large frame (rider was 6'1), very good but not perfect condition. Limited info, I know. $150.


Worth it? I dig the bike a lot and am considering a quick purchase but would like to know if the price is reasonable.

Thanks in advance!
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Old 07-10-14, 08:15 PM
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That's a 70's vintage department store bike, nothing particularly desirable about it. I would not spend $150 on such a bike unless you happen to live somewhere that bikes are both rare and expensive. That's not to say it's worthless or not rideable (just needs clamps to hold the shifter cables in place), but I wouldn't choose that bike over any other except for some of the Walmart BSO's that are ever lesser machines.
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Old 07-10-14, 08:31 PM
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Old 07-11-14, 12:57 AM
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I'd go about 1/2 of that price
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I wouldn't bend over to pick it up off the ground.
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I wouldn't bend over to pick it up off the ground.
Because you'd strain your back!
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