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it's this centurion a good deal

Old 05-23-13, 09:25 AM
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it's this centurion a good deal

thinking about buying this off craigs list for 80 what do you guys think.... worth it?

http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sgv...821878167.html
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If it works (as claimed) it's a decent deal. Looks very heavy.
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most old bikes are
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Looks like a decent deal. Centurion was a respected make. Looks like it has Suntour barcon shifters. A pair of those in good shape usually goes for between $30 and $50 on Ebay.
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Originally Posted by jhboyy7 View Post
most old bikes are
Well, sure. But that looks more like a 70's touring bike as compared to say an 80's racer (which Centurion also made).
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That looks like a HUGE frame - I hope you're tall.
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Well, sure. But that looks more like a 70's touring bike as compared to say an 80's racer (which Centurion also made).
I'm just looking for a project bike and a back up bike for when my bike is in the shop or I just want to ride down to the store
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Originally Posted by TrojanHorse View Post
That looks like a HUGE frame - I hope you're tall.
6' 1" and still growing
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not tall enough for that bike yet
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I don't really care I'll probably fix it up and sell it
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Or would this be better

http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv...820143264.html
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In both cases, what are you hoping to gain by "fixing them up and selling them"? Hopefully experience and fun as it would be more profitable and less time consuming to knock on doors and ask homeowners if you can mow their lawns for $5/hour.
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In both cases, what are you hoping to gain by "fixing them up and selling them"? Hopefully experience and fun as it would be more profitable and less time consuming to knock on doors and ask homeowners if you can mow their lawns for $5/hour.

Mainly fun but also moo one let's me mow they're lawn
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bought it for 60 stripped it down gonna put some paint on it and the microshift groupset
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