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Old 11-26-10, 11:43 PM
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fixer burley tandem for $200...is it worth it

hi, i am interested in a burley tandem that needs new tires, cables, cable housings, seats, back deraileur, possibly new chains, and bar tape. seller is asking $200 firm and i need to drive 100 miles to get the bike. seller doesn't know the age of the bike.
is it worth it?
thank you in advance....
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If you do it yourself, add up parts cost, and see what you'd be in for labor.

If you'd have a bike shop do it, just ask them about what the cost would be for that work. And add a bit on for the unknown. With that much to be fixed, I would be wondering if there weren't some bearings out, or wheels to be trued or stuff like that, too.
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