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Old 07-28-08, 10:38 AM   #1
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Univega Arrow Speed

Hi all,
Sorry to post this again, but after I replied to a thread about Univegas, I thought that maybe it would get lost in the shuffle. I have been on the look out for a good used bike for my boyfriend's sister. I stumbled across this on CL and it caught my eye. Only thing is, is it worth $130? If not, what is a good offer? I will be in the area this evening, which is why I would appreciate any input you can give me. I am unsure of the value.
Here is the CL post:

Univega road bike in good condition and features:

* Lugged Chromoly Steel frame
* Horizontal drop outs
* Suntour Honor derailiur
* Side Pull Brakes
* Sakae SX Alloy Crank
* Wheels are 27" with Araya Alloy Rims
* Tires are nearly NEW Panaracer Pasela TG tires that cost over $40
* Frame and paint are in very good condition with no dents or dings
* Frame measures 20.5" (52cm)from the center of the crank to middle of the top tube
* 21" from the center of the seat post to the center of the headtube
* Standover height is 31"

Bike should fit someone about 5'2" to about 5'7"

* I am asking $130 but am open to offers.
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Old 07-28-08, 11:02 AM   #2
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I'd buy it after a nice test ride.
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Old 07-28-08, 05:30 PM   #3
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If someone pays you $130.00, it's worth $130.00. If not, it isn't. I'm not someone to ask about worth. I love the old Univegas, but am cheap as a cheap thing with no money.
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Old 07-28-08, 07:17 PM   #4
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Well imagine my surprise when I looked in this thread and saw my Craigslist post.
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So it is worth $130, then?

Arrow Speed, haven't heard of that model. Looks later '80s and in good shape. Light years better than any new bike for $130.
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If it fits, go for it!
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Old 07-29-08, 09:47 PM   #7
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bought it thanks sonatageek! very nice gentleman to deal with. hope the person it was purchased for loves it!
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