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Posted By zukahn1

I think the OP did fine recently it seems these...

I think the OP did fine recently it seems these and similar bikes actually sell in the $300-350 range. Higher than that you start seeing some nicer exotic stuff pop up in a lot of markets including...
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Posted By zukahn1

I really like these but I will admit being a...

I really like these but I will admit being a Colorado boy I have a soft spot for local metal and lesser US stuff from the 80's and 90's..
10-02-22, 04:38 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/dscf8273_bca95ba4fe8cf9abf023339459074d31858aa116.jpg...
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Posted By zukahn1

I would agree likely mid 50's Holdsworth based on...

I would agree likely mid 50's Holdsworth based on the nicer pics so my previous guess is wrong so $200 or so still a shame the original laquer paint and pinstripping have been stripped. As said on...
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Posted By zukahn1

If after 30 yes the owner buyers have passed...

If after 30 yes the owner buyers have passed somethings not right so I would pass unless you get a great deal $100 maybe worth $1000 on a good day if all is right but
IMHO leave that to the next guy.
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Posted By zukahn1

Just mid even with the nice chrome it's only $150...

Just mid even with the nice chrome it's only $150 or so at best I wouldn't doe more than $75 as is . Note strait tab rear and front tabs with single bracket mount's and best guess slightly poor...
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Posted By zukahn1

Looks in very good shape if everything works good...

Looks in very good shape if everything works good should make for a great beater and the price is right at $50. Nice gearing can't really go wrong with a friction thumbies, a medium double front and...
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Posted By zukahn1

I pick bikes for cheap or frees a lot of the...

I pick bikes for cheap or frees a lot of the time for parts usually end up fixing them up with lesser bin parts and donating them and keeping the nicer parts. Figure a good set of basic tires is...
09-30-22, 02:51 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

.Also if they spin nice the classic rat trap...

.Also if they spin nice the classic rat trap pedals have come up in price $30-40 for a nice that spin nice
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Posted By zukahn1

With those minor changes I could see $1200 ...

With those minor changes I could see $1200 cleaned and polished ready to ride.
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Posted By zukahn1

Nice bike about as good as it gets for a vintage...

Nice bike about as good as it gets for a vintage hard frame I would say a $1000 or so give or take maybe a bit more in a hot market or Ebay. I really like the paint and setup of the bike my only...
09-28-22, 05:07 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Your chain line is now off add a spacer to the...

Your chain line is now off add a spacer to the inside of the rear cassette or BB to level the chain.
09-28-22, 04:53 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Very nice last of Summer day took only a short...

Very nice last of Summer day took only a short ride on the SS Nishki to the vacination clinic to get my 4rth covid booster and flu shoo a.nd to...
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Posted By zukahn1

One could greatly reduce the cost of fixing this...

One could greatly reduce the cost of fixing this by completely stripping the bike down and the paint from the cracked BB and just taking the bare frame to be fixed and then repainting touching up...
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Posted By zukahn1

I think we are get a bit off track randyjawa ...

I think we are get a bit off track randyjawa (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/randyjawa-84826.html) great looking bikes I have found two tone Raliegh's draw a bit of a prime but wow. Yet...
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Posted By zukahn1

The frame looks like it can be fixed a good...

The frame looks like it can be fixed a good brazer welder can either braze or weld the crack and touch up the white paint, just that it will cost a couple hundred if done right which is about what...
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Posted By zukahn1

Yes way to small at 6ft you need at least 19" as...

Yes way to small at 6ft you need at least 19" as for year the STX stuff , fork and canti brakes place it 96 give or take a year.
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Posted By zukahn1

For a local cash offer as is sale I would agree...

For a local cash offer as is sale I would agree the number of 70's through 90's bikes that are worth $500-$1300 a very rare probably 1 in 100 in most markets.
In most US markets you can find high to...
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Posted By zukahn1

I would say pass also note the seller states in...

I would say pass also note the seller states in description only to Europe but has the frame listed on US Ebay. There is just a bunch of stuff that doesn't seem right on this one.
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Posted By zukahn1

I don't see one from the pics normally the tubing...

I don't see one from the pics normally the tubing sticker is on the seat tube either just above the bottom bracket or just below the seat lug.
09-25-22, 04:57 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Nice weather today and the aspens are in full...

Nice weather today and the aspens are in full turn with a lot of yellow and red. So I took a casual ride to Alma the long way on back roads with the Hardrock which is just a nice bike for casual...
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Posted By zukahn1

+1 the accushift 7speed that used a Suntour...

+1 the accushift 7speed that used a Suntour cassete holds the value down a lot since to change it you would need to find a wheelset, shifters and deraileurs. Also it has bottom mounted rear U-brake...
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Posted By zukahn1

After likely needed parts cables, brake, pads,...

After likely needed parts cables, brake, pads, tires and possibly DR's you likely won't do much more than break even good chance you would loose money on the project. Really nice UO-8's refurbished...
09-23-22, 05:09 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Nice weather today after a bunch of rain...

Nice weather today after a bunch of rain yesterday and this morning. Took a short local ride to get some more aspen pics hard to believe that in the coming weeks it will snow some.
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Posted By zukahn1

Well cleaned up the nicer parts brakes, pedals,...

Well cleaned up the nicer parts brakes, pedals, French headset and leather seat are worth $100 and the paint looks to be in good shape for age. So I would say it's worth the effort as a project or...
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Posted By zukahn1

IF the wheels and tires are decent the price is...

IF the wheels and tires are decent the price is OK.
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Posted By zukahn1

The Manitou is pretty stiff short travel fork so...

The Manitou is pretty stiff short travel fork so you can likely just adjust to max stiffeness and effectively run it as a hard fork.
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Posted By zukahn1

The double bottle cages and the none indexed DT...

The double bottle cages and the none indexed DT shifters would indicate 85/86 for likely build date. I really like the lug work some of the nicest thinning detailing I have seen.
09-20-22, 02:46 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Another nice day just took a short ride to town...

Another nice day just took a short ride to town took the long way though the old cemetery to get more aspen pics. The view from there is great pics just don't really do it justice.
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Posted By zukahn1

I think yours are a older variation early 60's...

I think yours are a older variation early 60's and the other ones pictured are 70's era. stock Raliegh pedals.
09-20-22, 09:26 AM
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Posted By zukahn1

Alma is the highest incorporated Town in North...

Alma is the highest incorporated Town in North America at 10.700 feet and the high points of the trails roads in this area are a little over 12,000 which is about the tree line. Riding isn't bad if...
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Posted By zukahn1

Any chance you have the dust caps which would ...

Any chance you have the dust caps which would double the the price.
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Posted By zukahn1

Ra;liegh 501 stock pedals made from the late...

Ra;liegh 501 stock pedals made from the late 50's to late 70's nice but not worth much.
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Posted By zukahn1

If everything works good and the light works...

If everything works good and the light works about $100 the bike likely needs a set of nice larger size cruiser tire which will cost more than the bike is worth.
09-19-22, 03:30 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Really nice weather today about 70 with a light...

Really nice weather today about 70 with a light breeze the aspen's just started to turn and a lot of the wild flowers are still in bloom so a lot of color. Took way ride to the library on back roads...
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Posted By zukahn1

While dirty it has been road hard at some point ...

While dirty it has been road hard at some point likely raced note the damage in dents on the big ring. %50 it has been crashed.
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Posted By zukahn1

+1 The bike does look to be in riding shape with...

+1 The bike does look to be in riding shape with nice basically new tires which is a big plus with the current cost availability of tires and tubes $75-100 for nicer set of tubes tires for 26" MTB.
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Posted By zukahn1

As well as the tires the wheels look to be tubies...

As well as the tires the wheels look to be tubies in rough shape so no it's not worth $500 I would say around $300 for the whole bike and about half that for the frame on a local sale. Yes the...
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Posted By zukahn1

Fairly low end bike and yes it is rebadged bike...

Fairly low end bike and yes it is rebadged bike likely made in Japan or Taiwan early 80's vintage so if you give us the serial number of the BB someone here can likely tell you the actual maker date...
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Posted By zukahn1

Yes it's worth the price really great frame with...

Yes it's worth the price really great frame with some nice components.
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Posted By zukahn1

Yes it looks real nice and has great frame and...

Yes it looks real nice and has great frame and some nice components.
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Posted By zukahn1

Also it has mismatched wheels tires which are...

Also it has mismatched wheels tires which are usually a bit of a red flag on a used bike.
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Posted By zukahn1

I have destroyed wore out a lot of chain rings...

I have destroyed wore out a lot of chain rings gravel grinding on SS trainers with 110BCD it is easier to find hardened steel front rings and lower the gearing a bit which really helps limit the...
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Posted By zukahn1

Yes because it limits gearing options and...

Yes because it limits gearing options and availiablity of front chain rings which need to be changed fairly often on SS/FG trainer. I would much prefer a 110 BCD crankset on bike like this.
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Posted By zukahn1

The Moto's from from there bankrupt years late...

The Moto's from from there bankrupt years late 70's early 80's even top end tended to have so-so build quality I would pass on this one if your going to go to the cost and time of a full frame...
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Posted By zukahn1

I would agree bottom end bike that is not worth...

I would agree bottom end bike that is not worth spending any time or money on.
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Posted By zukahn1

Nice bike worth the price as for gearing it is...

Nice bike worth the price as for gearing it is fairly easy to go down one or two sizes on the front small ring for about $10 so not really an issue.
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Posted By zukahn1

Very nice but in IMHO it is $700-$900 at best ...

Very nice but in IMHO it is $700-$900 at best considering it will need some high cost tires and or maybe wheel set to be a rider myself if a buyer I would want $500-600.
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Posted By zukahn1

Just a minor thing the rear wheel is too for...

Just a minor thing the rear wheel is too for forward in the dropouts it should be moved back a bit so the skewer is centered over the DR bolt. Other than that it looks great I would say $700-800 as...
09-13-22, 03:04 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Likely the last day of Summer weather here in...

Likely the last day of Summer weather here in Fairplay it will likely snow tomorrow. Took a nice easy ride over to town on the SS Nishiki which is pretty much a good weather bike....
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