Re: [CR]Raleigh Competition GS, value?


Example: Framebuilders:Chris Pauley

From: "Questor" <questor@cinci.rr.com>
To: "Steve Kurt" <kurtsj@mtco.com>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <CATFOODg8MTbQpYtMIO00000a07@catfood.nt.phred.org> <3CCAB135.4EFB56CA@mtco.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Raleigh Competition GS, value?
Date: Sat, 27 Apr 2002 10:51:31 -0400


<NIB Competion might be worth $800, so a nearly new one could be worth $600>

Depending on the condition, a slightly used Competition GS (circa 1978) is reasonably worth $200. I think $600 is a distortion or a myth in price

Regards, Steve Neago
Cincinnati, OH


----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Kurt"
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Sent: Saturday, April 27, 2002 10:09 AM
Subject: [CR]Raleigh Competition GS, value?



> Hi David,
> FWIW, I bought a NIB 1974 Raleigh International for
> $1000 USD a few years ago. It was pure luck to get it
> for that price, I think. An aquaintance bought a NOS
> 1972 Schwinn Paramount for $1200, which is a very
> similar bike, so it might have been a bit overpriced.
> 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