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Bridgestone 400 Road Bike - $235

Old 11-25-14, 02:47 PM
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Bridgestone 400 Road Bike - $235

Link: 54cm Bridgestone 400 Road Bike / Suntour Drivetrain

Would you all consider this a fair price? ($235) Or anything I should look out for when I go to look at it?

Thanks!
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Old 11-25-14, 02:55 PM
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First of all the size is wrong in the ad. Looks like a 50 or 52 cm frame. If you are over 5'5", the bike frame is too small.

Otherwise it is appears in decent condition and probably worth every bit of $200 +/-.
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Old 11-25-14, 03:10 PM
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Originally Posted by oddjob2 View Post
First of all the size is wrong in the ad. Looks like a 50 or 52 cm frame. If you are over 5'5", the bike frame is too small.

Otherwise it is appears in decent condition and probably worth every bit of $200 +/-.

Oh no! Yeah, I was pushing it with the 54cm. Too bad.
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Old 11-25-14, 04:12 PM
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Looks like a 1985 model - triple butted frame. Really clean - that always makes it worth more to me. Sounds like it might have newer tires? I would go +- $200 on this also as a rider. Gotta fit. I checked the Bridgestone 1985 catalog and these bikes had long top tubes, so might be some leeway in the sizing. Bridgestone Bicycle Catalogue 1985-25-bridgestone-geometry
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$200- sure.
It isnt anything special, the components are all fine but low to mid-level. Everything looks nice quality.

The ad is terrible- the seller says they are a dime a dozen. Obvious typo, but funny.



Eta- looks smaller than advertised

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