[CR]Re: Raleigh Competition GS, value?


From: GPVB1@cs.com
Date: Sat, 27 Apr 2002 16:06:34 EDT
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: [CR]Re: Raleigh Competition GS, value?

David:

Twenty years old would make it about a 1982 model.

I have a black, English, all-original 1980 model 23.5" c-t in VG+ to Excellent- condition for sale for $350, FWIW. Campy (later) GS stuff, while technically fine, just has never caught on in terms of collectibility IMO.

Greg Parker A2 MI USA Still chilly!

Steve K. wrote:


> Now.. the Competition GS was one step below the
> International. The original price was perhaps $100 or
> $150 less (the International was equipped with Campy
> Nuovo Record, vs. the Gran Sport on this version of the
> Competition). I'd venture that a NIB Competion might
> be worth $800, so a nearly new one could be worth $600
> or $700. My personal opinion is that the GS model is
> not as desirable as the earlier model with the French
> gear (the TA crank & Huret Jubilee derailleurs), but
> that's just because that was the model in the catalogs
> I used to drool over as a youth. :-)
>
> regards,
> Steve Kurt
> Peoria, IL (where it's raining, but I squeaked in a
> ride on the '71 International fixed gear w/ Bluemels
> fenders)
>
>
> > From: "David Bilenkey" <dbilenkey@sympatico.ca>
>
> > Wondering what a good to excellent condition, Raleigh Competition GS might
> > be worth. I'm told that it's in near new condition, having only been
> ridden
> > for a year back when it was new (20+ years ago). I'm hoping to get a look
> at
> > it tomorrow, just curious about a ballpark price range for these things.
> >
> > Any help appreciated,
> >
> > David Bilenkey
> > Ottawa, Ontario, Canada