Re: [CR] Intriguing price for Reynolds 531 tubeset on eBay Off List


Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2010 20:42:04 -0600
From: John Thompson <johndthompson@gmail.com>
Organization: The Crimson Permanent Assurance
To: CR List <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
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Subject: Re: [CR] Intriguing price for Reynolds 531 tubeset on eBay Off List


verktyg wrote:
> John,
>
> Until this stuff transpired, if one were to look around you could still
> find boxed sets of 531 for under $100!

Until just a few months ago, Greg Parker at Bicycle Classics was selling 531 sets for $120. You can still get them right now from Greg for $150/set.
> I used to buy these for ~$50 in the mid 70s, 531SL when available was
> about $79.

Tell me about it. I used to get them for $30/set when I was at Trek.

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-John Thompson (john@os2.dhs.org)
Appleton WI USA