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Sorry! Whats it worth.

tim wandtim wand Posts: 2,945
edited January 2017 in Road buying advice
Mate is looking at buying a bike with a local dealer that's second hand.

It a Specialized Roubaix, which the dealer says he thinks is 2012 model.

I personally think its a 2009 pro sl.

Dark Blue and White Fact carbon frame with zertz inserts.
Dura ace 7900 shifters mechs, Ultegra 6700 brakes and Specialized Carbon Chainset
S works stem and Post with S Works Carbon handlebars
Roval Fusee E5 wheelset.

Its in really good condition with just a few cosmetic marks on the drop outs. Groupset looks really good
My only concerns are if it is 2009 model then its over 8 years old and I don't know the history of the Carbon Frame and Bars?

They want £600 for it, but I m pretty sure he's wrong about the age of the bike so I was thinking More £450

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  • pblakeneypblakeney Posts: 13,228
    Standard rule applies. It is worth what someone will pay for it.
    Make an offer and walk out.
    The above may be fact, or fiction, I may be serious, I may be jesting.
    I am not sure. You have no chance.
    veronese68 wrote:
    PB is the most sensible person on here.
  • tim wandtim wand Posts: 2,945
    Okay different question. Would you buy 8 year old carbon if it looked cosmetically sound?
  • imposter2.0imposter2.0 Posts: 11,001
    tim wand wrote:
    Okay different question. Would you buy 8 year old carbon if it looked cosmetically sound?

    Assuming it was also functionally sound and the price was right.
  • pblakeneypblakeney Posts: 13,228
    Imposter wrote:
    tim wand wrote:
    Okay different question. Would you buy 8 year old carbon if it looked cosmetically sound?

    Assuming it was also functionally sound and the price was right.
    Yup!
    The above may be fact, or fiction, I may be serious, I may be jesting.
    I am not sure. You have no chance.
    veronese68 wrote:
    PB is the most sensible person on here.
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