id like to hear what you guys think of bikes that were something special in their day, but that have been well used, or left outside, and just generally look battered. paint scratches, scrapes, and nicks. wear marks. etc. most of the interest seems to be in nos or near mint condition items. i think by their nature, better bikes have been handled well over time, but im sure there are some beaters. does anyone care about restoring the beaters? or do you just hold out for a better example?
what would you be willing to spend on an interesting steel bike in that condition? say something along the lines of a corporate branded e-stay model associated with a well known designer/editor and outfitted with most of the original xt.
visit the equipment exchange
- a USA based free vintage classifieds area.
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