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I would go with the T700 also .It will allow...

I would go with the T700 also .It will allow bigger tires fenders and a lot more choices component wise if you find you need want them.
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Posted By zukahn1

The only later Murry's from 80's or 90's that...

The only later Murry's from 80's or 90's that seem to have some collectors value are the top of the line BMX bikes. While somewhat valuable the Road racing bikes can't really be considered Murry's...
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Posted By zukahn1

Should be a great deal shifter's likely only need...

Should be a great deal shifter's likely only need adjusting if not you can pic up a nice shift group that should work with this bike for less than $50 so not a big deal.
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Main issue price wise is it a late 70's road bike...

Main issue price wise is it a late 70's road bike or a mid 80's or later MTB. . 700 series USA Trek road would put us in the 600-700 range a 90's MTB would be $100 in great condition, Both are...
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Posted By zukahn1

You got a very good deal if the bike is if the...

You got a very good deal if the bike is if the bike OK with no major issues .
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Posted By zukahn1

I would say keep $300 is too low considering...

I would say keep $300 is too low considering components and condition . You can likely get more than that from the cheapskates here for the better components if your welling to butcher this nice...
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Posted By zukahn1

In slightly rough shape with just OK mixed...

In slightly rough shape with just OK mixed components and essentially needing a wheel set with tires the rough tubulars with no tires would be a deal breaker for me. I would but the value as is at...
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Posted By zukahn1

Iv would agree a lesser Raleigh Nottingham Robin...

Iv would agree a lesser Raleigh Nottingham Robin hood series built bike 69-71 based on components these were sold under a dozen or so brand names. This one is actually a near perfect match for a...
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Posted By zukahn1

+1 While great bikes to ride mid level production...

+1 While great bikes to ride mid level production MTBs and Road bikes from the 80's are just not flip able . Search to find hassle of buying bike used 5 hr's labor.. Full service and take care of...
10-07-19, 08:55 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Too do things in short order but with a bit more...

Too do things in short order but with a bit more work pull the cables all the way take the levers off the bike and clean flush them best you can. Then rebuild with new cables and you should be fine,
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Posted By zukahn1

Slightly rough condition from a lesser brand...

Slightly rough condition from a lesser brand with some mixed none original parts about $200 value. Nice vitus framset and some nice bits but no real way to get a tone of value or justify paying a...
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Posted By zukahn1

Mainly the stem and seat post are above safe...

Mainly the stem and seat post are above safe limits the stem would trouble me the most having nearly 5in or so high with only a 1 inch or so in fork you should have one inch the fork for...
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Posted By zukahn1

Wowie that stem is way too high even if a nice...

Wowie that stem is way too high even if a nice extended + 1 on the seat post I would consider the current setup unsafe. If this is your setup for daily riding the bike is way too small and you...
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Posted By zukahn1

NO IMHO but the market for verified limited ...

NO IMHO but the market for verified limited edition or art bikes by major Italian makers is a bit wonkey. As a bike I would but it at a liberal $1400-1600 to a motivated buyer. As for limited...
10-03-19, 08:07 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Nice ride up to the Pike forest Aspens are...

Nice ride up to the Pike forest Aspens are shedding so like last chance for colour in my riding pics before nothing but grey and snow white for 6 months....
09-29-19, 08:14 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

If the cups are good you can use a JIS offset...

If the cups are good you can use a JIS offset spindle and crank set with a loose ball just fine. You can find these on most 70's Japanese bikes which can be had cheap or or cranksets with BB ebay or...
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Posted By zukahn1

I would say a bit high but OK for the market if...

I would say a bit high but OK for the market if the DR's shifter's and gears all work nice and look good and the wheels and tires are nice. Problem with this era bike is that half the time either...
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Posted By zukahn1

Current market 80-90's DT shifter bikes are ...

Current market 80-90's DT shifter bikes are not doing great prices even top end nicer stuff like this one are only going for $500-600 in great condition.
09-29-19, 07:14 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

I have a similar specialized and have owned a...

I have a similar specialized and have owned a couple the top length tends to be bit long I would put this bike as a 23 top and 22 high which is big for a MTB bike. So it's for a rider 6 foot or so.
09-29-19, 12:42 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Some nice early fall riding between Fairplay and...

Some nice early fall riding between Fairplay and Alma on the back roads. The Aspens have just and there is still a lot of green left so there is a lot of colour....
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Posted By zukahn1

Two girls actually yes girls nice looking mid...

Two girls actually yes girls nice looking mid 20's nice were a couple of the slammers they just bent a link but FU'd it up and messed up the DR. Actually ended up changing the dr and chain but...
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Posted By zukahn1

I would would say it is mid 80's Waterford ...

I would would say it is mid 80's Waterford 82-86 based double water cages and no front dr tab. As said look om the steerer tube and rear stay's for SS#., In any case the bike has been heavily...
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Posted By zukahn1

I have had this done too me a couple of times...

I have had this done too me a couple of times when selling used bike. Surprised it hasn't really come before here on the forums.
09-24-19, 07:18 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

As said the chain is too short and looks a bit...

As said the chain is too short and looks a bit stretched for this bike with current gearing your likely best with a nicer modern 5-8 116 chain the current chain is likely a cheep oem 112 chain....
09-24-19, 07:07 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Nice late summer ride in the Rockies no real...

Nice late summer ride in the Rockies no real destination or route Aspen's are turning so a lot of colour to look at. Looking forward to getting a bit of snow on the roads soon....
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Posted By zukahn1

I'm thinking $75-100 plus shipping and listing...

I'm thinking $75-100 plus shipping and listing it here is likely your best selling option, Too bad about the paint and lack of matching original headset which cut value by about half maybe a bit...
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Posted By zukahn1

Looks to be a a 1970 metalic Brown Continental...

Looks to be a a 1970 metalic Brown Continental in very good original condition for age nice paint and chrome. Cleaned up and ready to ride worth about $150 there just isn't a lot of money in these...
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Posted By zukahn1

Just mid level MTB with mixed so-so none...

Just mid level MTB with mixed so-so none matching stuff, No it's not worth it. Right now the mid school mid level MTB market is way down Nice full DX or LX higher end frame bikes can be had for...
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Posted By zukahn1

As for the frame fork near perfect $150-175 as...

As for the frame fork near perfect $150-175 as described about $100. The Seller is way out if tune with the current market while great bikes pre 92 Ameican Treks just aren't getting the price they...
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Posted By zukahn1

I would agree it is 1920's track bike based on...

I would agree it is 1920's track bike based on the style of dropouts and and BB specific to a nicer one one piece one speed crank.
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Posted By zukahn1

The head badge is a 73-75 one of the best looking...

The head badge is a 73-75 one of the best looking head badges of all time.
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Posted By zukahn1

As wild guess would put value at $100-150 as is I...

As wild guess would put value at $100-150 as is I know higher would be nicer on a great looking pro comp level frame.But finding a nice vintage Kenises allow or nice carbon 650 aero TT fork may be...
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Posted By zukahn1

+2 Level nice top line can easily take a bike...

+2 Level nice top line can easily take a bike from a non seller fairly to a easy $200. Refer to some stock catalog and photos of from bike forums members for this' Ussualy there should be about a...
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Posted By zukahn1

I would agree $150-200 price range nice bike but...

I would agree $150-200 price range nice bike but nothing special and there made by RBCA/Huffy which can hinder price Even the nicest Techiniums which are true top end vintage race bikes don't sell...
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Posted By zukahn1

+1 I would agree the price is high. Also as...

+1 I would agree the price is high. Also as presented with no pedals and effectively no brakes is bascically not ridiable so in most markets that's a 50 percent discount in my opinion. I just don't...
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Posted By zukahn1

I would agree yes the value is about right if one...

I would agree yes the value is about right if one wants it as a keeper but no room for a flip. This one should make a great basic rifer close to as is for a smaller rider.
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Posted By zukahn1

I haven't seen the brand before the bike is late...

I haven't seen the brand before the bike is late 70's Japanese built entry level bike should make a nice basic rider but not worth a tone of money. If you give us the serial number off the underside...
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Posted By zukahn1

Not really worth upgrading to index IMHO.. It can...

Not really worth upgrading to index IMHO.. It can be done the easiest way is likely to go with a Shimano 6speed freewheel, rear DR , 6 speed thumb shifters and modern index chain, then add a couple...
08-25-19, 07:04 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Took a nice sunny day ride to Pond Lake about 20...

Took a nice sunny day ride to Pond Lake about 20 miles round trip. Passed by my brother on the way back and he took a couple of pics....
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Posted By zukahn1

I'm with Bianchigirll, I would not ride not ride...

I'm with Bianchigirll, I would not ride not ride or sell this bike with the tubies the way they are. While likely OK if removed rims and tires cleaned up and re-glued as presented good chance they...
08-19-19, 12:00 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

I have found that the KMC X8 chain works real...

I have found that the KMC X8 chain works real nice with the 80's DA stuff and can be had for a good price.

X8-SILVER/GREY - KMC Chain (http://kmcchain.us/chain/x8-93/)
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Posted By zukahn1

The 7 speed accushift would make it a 88/89...

The 7 speed accushift would make it a 88/89 production. As for value if every thing works good and it is you size is a fair price for a major market $165.
08-16-19, 08:16 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

I have DA cassete 6/7 speed running with a...

I have DA cassete 6/7 speed running with a Suntour shift group and the clearences are supper close had to add a spacer and dish the wheel slightly to get eveything to work nice, You will need to add...
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Posted By zukahn1

For a triple dot lugged Trek in really nice shape...

For a triple dot lugged Trek in really nice shape anything under $300 is a good deal.
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Posted By zukahn1

Nice catch based on the amount it's out the...

Nice catch based on the amount it's out the spacers/axel is likely reveresed on the rear wheel pretty easy fix just clean it up and flip it when you service the hub.
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Posted By zukahn1

I would trim the housing and new end it with caps...

I would trim the housing and new end it with caps on both ends and keep it if it looks good no major cracks or rust and go with new cables.
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Posted By zukahn1

I'm thinking its plain guage 531 seat and stays...

I'm thinking its plain guage 531 seat and stays with DB main tubes which was fairly common on nicer 60's and 70s framesets.
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Posted By zukahn1

I really like the detailing on pretty much every...

I really like the detailing on pretty much every component hand done and nearly perfect on each about 20hrs labor unlike the 30 minutes put into most production bikes,. Just a really great bike with...
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Posted By zukahn1

Stock 77 with optional large bars and safety...

Stock 77 with optional large bars and safety package nice basic bike a bit heavy but should should make a nice rider pretty as is with a little clean up and lub.
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Posted By zukahn1

Other than what is already given the frame is...

Other than what is already given the frame is from about 1980 and has been re-spaced from 126 to 128 to allow for a wider range of components..
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