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Unsure of year- Bridgestone Synergy RB-2

Old 05-18-19, 01:00 PM
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Unsure of year- Bridgestone Synergy RB-2

My mother-in-law had a Bridgestone Synergy RB-2 in her house and I'm helping her sell it. I had no idea how much it might be worth. Any idea? I'm unsure of year.
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Old 05-18-19, 06:24 PM
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My mother-in-law had a Bridgestone Synergy RB-2 in her house and I'm helping her sell it. I had no idea how much it might be worth. Any idea? I'm unsure of year.
Hello Welcome to the forums. How about a bit of help. What color is it? What brand and model components are on it? Wheels?

Pics would be great but I know you can't post them yet, you can email me a few if you like, BianchiGirLL@yahoo.com and I'll post them for you.

https://www.sheldonbrown.com/bridges...tml#catalogues
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Old 05-19-19, 05:11 AM
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Bridgestone Pics are here!!!

The OP sent me a few pics last night but I was wrapped up streaming CSI and freezing because my sister had the AC at like -50 or something so I wasn't paying attention to my emails. Anyway here they are






Looks clean.


Exage Sport so this is like an '88?
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Old 05-19-19, 01:19 PM
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It is a 1988 model.
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Old 05-19-19, 04:27 PM
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Looks like its in great shape . It's worth 250 - 300 here in San Diego a little polish and some new bar tape would help.
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Old 05-20-19, 12:27 PM
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As is maybe $225 - $250. All cleaned up with a better seat, new handlebar tape, tubes & tires $300 - $325.
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Nice frame set but with mismatched wheels and slightly rough Exchage components I would say $175-200 as presented.
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Originally Posted by brianm123 View Post
My mother-in-law had a Bridgestone Synergy RB-2 in her house and I'm helping her sell it. I had no idea how much it might be worth. Any idea? I'm unsure of year.
Your pics have been up and your getting some estimates. Where are you located? That has a big impact on price? It looks like somewhere around $200 is the popular opinion but you need a little elbow grease first.
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I'm with Zukahn1: dirty, dreadful saddle on there. It would be worth more with NO saddle. Higher end model with lower end components, which is a typical Bridgestone move.

You can get new bar tape on ebay from China (it will take a while) for about $1.50. Or buy it at the LBS for $15 (and the stuff at the LBS most likely came from China too).

Old toothbrush and some Dawn dishwasher soap would clean it up in short order. Mismatched wheels always get my radar up for possible crash, although the bike looks fine in that regard. Value depends on market. Slow market, $125, red hot market, $250. This is after a good cleaning.
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Oooops! Missed the mis-matched wheels. That's always going to reduce the value significantly. So, I'm agreeing with zukahn1. That's about a $175 bike as-is.
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If the Op takes the reflecter off the front wheel and the after market bolt on reflector off the back the mismatch will stand out a lot less.
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