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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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Posted By zukahn1

Is it worth $200-250 yes but I would suggest you...

Is it worth $200-250 yes but I would suggest you pass it is a repaint with what seem to be some lesser somewhat random bin parts crank, RD. FD, seat, wheels, bars stem and pedals and then the list...
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Posted By zukahn1

I really like the thumbies LX & DX shifters with...

I really like the thumbies LX & DX shifters with easy on the bar friction over ride some over the nicest shifters I have even put these on drop bars for a couple builds.
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Posted By zukahn1

Also I just spotted it has a original BMA decal...

Also I just spotted it has a original BMA decal which pretty much confirms it is a early 70's Ohio bike surprised I missed it the first time.
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Posted By zukahn1

Great that you sold the bike at good price to a...

Great that you sold the bike at good price to a knowing buyer that realized the custom small frame with women's geometry is something special.
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Posted By zukahn1

I don't see anything to indicate this bike was...

I don't see anything to indicate this bike was made in Germany the paint and and Huffy 3 speed hub indicate it is a late 60's early 70's bike made in Dayton Ohio.
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Posted By zukahn1

I would tend to agree with no front brake and...

I would tend to agree with no front brake and oversized cargo rack it is unsafe to ride.
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Posted By zukahn1

Nice to know wasn't sure if this one would still...

Nice to know wasn't sure if this one would still have the Prestige frame and Tange Prestige rigid fork they changed to much cheaper stuff on mid level along with nearly every maker around this time...
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Posted By zukahn1

Based on the time frame and it was al limited...

Based on the time frame and it was al limited production good chance it has a slight mix of top end Campy not a big deal if all works and looks good... This and the Mavic red label rims all seem to...
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Posted By zukahn1

I would say yes it's worth $200 if someone likes...

I would say yes it's worth $200 if someone likes the setup. Myself I don't like the setup and wouldn't buy it oversized rack on the front, no front brake and a cheaper crank with single. Some one...
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Posted By zukahn1

If all is good I would with the Eldridge also ...

If all is good I would with the Eldridge also nice hard frame rigid fork with moderate standard geometry which should be nice a nice commuter, That can take a rack or fenders if you want. Also at...
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Posted By zukahn1

Pretty sure its a mid 70's AO-8 bottom end...

Pretty sure its a mid 70's AO-8 bottom end model for Pug in current shape missing parts a none rider as is $75 or so value.
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Posted By zukahn1

Even in great shape Huffy + 3 speed = about $150...

Even in great shape Huffy + 3 speed = about $150 max, There are just a tone of 3 speeds to be found that are nicer bikes in great condition that can be found well under $200.
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Posted By zukahn1

I would guess around a $1000 it will actually...

I would guess around a $1000 it will actually sell the semi custom original paint makes pricing a bit tricky some buyers that love it will likely pay a couple hundred premium while others will just...
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Posted By zukahn1

I would agree fairly low end BMX but looks good...

I would agree fairly low end BMX but looks good so $150 so value. This one is no were near the quality of the early Redline race bikes that it is supposed to be a 30th anniversery of.
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Posted By zukahn1

I suspect because of the bikes fairly tight...

I suspect because of the bikes fairly tight racing geometry the brakes were done this way to prevent leg strike rub which you would likely get if it had canti rear brakes while a bit different it...
09-08-22, 05:31 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

Also if you change the screws and add a washer...

Also if you change the screws and add a washer Suntour power shifter stuff will work on these posts.
09-08-22, 04:46 PM
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Posted By zukahn1

My best .guess is mid 80's Colorado built...

My best .guess is mid 80's Colorado built Columbine they used the extra long thin fork crown with three dot's detailed and near perfect hand done thinned pointy crowns and the color paint seems...
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Posted By zukahn1

It is interesting that has Zeus dropouts frames...

It is interesting that has Zeus dropouts frames parts and canti front brakes with a caliber rear I have never seen this before on a bike.
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