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'99? UNRIDDEN MINT Litespeed Custom, Monari Ti crankset plus much more

Old 11-04-14, 03:17 PM
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'99? UNRIDDEN MINT Litespeed Custom, Monari Ti crankset plus much more

The lady said it was a 56cm so I went to look and saw this dust covered 51cm and almost left, then I saw the Ti crankset & stems, Heliums with no brake track, Record group, Chris King, custom paint that shines like it was clear coated yesterday, nipples still on the tires, etc. Not a single mark anywhere. She said her husband bought it and had it sprayed the red and yellow which were his Ferrari colors, yes he had incredible taste including in women. Said he never once road it. What do I do with this thing? What can it be worth? It would be horrible to part out but the only Monari crankset I ever saw was slightly used and more than I have ever paid for a Frame! I have lots of pictures if you need more detail. It's under 17# with the speed plays on it!
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Old 11-04-14, 03:31 PM
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Originally Posted by easyupbug View Post
The lady said it was a 56cm so I went to look and saw this dust covered 51cm and almost left, then I saw the Ti crankset & stems, Heliums with no brake track, Record group, Chris King, custom paint that shines like it was clear coated yesterday, nipples still on the tires, etc. Not a single mark anywhere. She said her husband bought it and had it sprayed the red and yellow which were his Ferrari colors, yes he had incredible taste including in women. Said he never once road it. What do I do with this thing? What can it be worth? It would be horrible to part out but the only Monari crankset I ever saw was slightly used and more than I have ever paid for a Frame! I have lots of pictures if you need more detail.
Where's the picture of the seller and the Ferrari?

Beautiful bike.
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Old 11-04-14, 09:12 PM
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I ride a size 51 and might be interested in buying the bike from you if you decide to sell. Where are you located? I can be reached at Jonah305 at yahoo dot com or 8 six three - 205 - one five 87.
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Old 11-04-14, 09:55 PM
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Yes, the red did come out darker in these late afternoon/shade photos:

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I don't care for painted ti in general and this looks pretty awful IMO, but that's obviously subjective. If it were me, I'd strip it, sell the frame and buy a frame that fit to hang that killer group from. I don't think there's any harm done in a part out for this one. Those cranks are just...whoa! I'd also probably go for a ti serotta legend, Merlin or something of that level.

I'm sure you know there have been stories about high failure rates in those cranks.

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Without question part it out.
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