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Old 06-02-12, 02:47 PM
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Identify this '90s bike



I know it's an 18 speed Raleigh - know where I can get any more information about it? What features it has and how easy would it be to upgrade things down the road. Being offered for 35.


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Old 06-02-12, 03:45 PM
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Try looking here to match it up using the serial number....
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Old 06-02-12, 04:12 PM
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Looks like an M20 or M30 if I'm reading the decal right. Search "Raleigh M30 bikepedia" and you'll get results like this: http://www.bikepedia.com/Quickbike/B...=M30&Type=bike

It's a lower end MTB but should be a solid rider. $35 is a very fair price. Upgrades? I wouldn't bother. Frame is likely almost all hi-tensile steel and not worth any upgrades beyond replacing broken parts IMO.
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Old 06-02-12, 04:22 PM
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I agree with M30. That's what it looks like the tube logo says. $35 is a great price. I bought an M40 last year for my daughter for $80.
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+1 to both above. looks like a pretty basic machine so if your looking for a rider for basic transportation go for it. But I would not start decking it out with fancy new parts.
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Old 06-02-12, 04:39 PM
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If it works & doesn't have damage issues it's worth $35 just to have as a back-up in case you need it. Other than that I agree that it doesn't justify upgrades.
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Old 06-02-12, 05:56 PM
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Thanks guys, another buyer got it (was 25 :O). Should've update a while ago.
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Old 06-02-12, 06:51 PM
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$35 bikes will never last, even basic ones. There certainly will not be time to get an answer to: "Hey is this a good deal?"
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