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Whats a fair price for.....(3 posts)

Whats a fair price for.....MTB
Mar 14, 2001 5:54 PM
....a LeMond Zurich ('99-'00)in very good condition. Brand new 105 components. No pedals. Not sure of the wheels. Any ballpark figures would be helpful.
Impossible to saySpoke Wrench
Mar 15, 2001 5:19 AM
This was an Ultegra equipped bike when it was new. I'd be real careful since it's been changed.

Why were the components changed out? I'd also be real careful about which exact components have been used. Headset, fork, bottom bracket, hubs and cassette are places where whoever did the conversion might have "cheated" by using cheaper parts. If this bike came through my shop to be serviced, I'd run the bicycle serial number past the local police department to see if it had been reported as stolen.

If I thought that everything was on the up & up, I'd say $700.00 would be a fair price without pedals.
SW has some good suggestions. I would add...JBergland
Mar 15, 2001 9:08 AM
Ask about the changing of parts/components. If the bike 'came that way', it's older than 99-00.
Look at the condition of the bike. Has it been taken care of?
Consider taking it to a LBS to have them give it a 'going over'. If they turn a wrench, expect to pay something. Most shops will be willing to give you an estimated price if you ask nicely.
$700 seems pretty good. Alot can depend on the condition of the bike.

Good Luck!!