'05 Eastern Ace of Spades

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10/31/2017 7:28 PM

Came across an Eastern Ace of Spades & was thinking of grabbing it. Not that I need it but thought it might be cool. Maybe something someone might want one day. Anyone have any thoughts on it?

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10/31/2017 7:41 PM

Yeah go for it... if you can get it for a good price... is not bad full Cromoly and what-not....

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10/31/2017 8:27 PM

Mishinn_Control wrote:

Came across an Eastern Ace of Spades & was thinking of grabbing it. Not that I need it but thought it might be cool. Maybe ...more

Good idea! I got my step son an Element and works perfectly. All original and a guy my age at a local park offered him $800 for it. I only paid $150 for it. But, saw on some sites in real good condition the ‘03 was going for that and more

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11/1/2017 4:38 AM
Edited Date/Time: 11/1/2017 5:26 AM

Yeah, it's firmly in the "mid-school" era but I thought it would be cool to check out the geometry compared to today.

Speaking of geo... anyone know of a good site that typically lists past bike geo's etc..? been trying to find specs but I'm not having much luck other than TT length.

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11/1/2017 2:50 PM

So, I took a look at it... Paint is pretty chipped up. New(er) bars & chain. Cranks were loose, chain wasn't tight & tires are near flat so I couldn't even ride it. Offered him $100. He wasn't sure so I told him to give me a call if he changed his mind. I think hens have gone for $120 but I'm not sure it was worth it.

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11/1/2017 3:50 PM

Found on Bicycle Blue Book https://www.bicyclebluebook.com/SearchListingDetail.aspx?id=92994&make=985&model=56602


Weight: 31
Colors: Black
Wheels and Tires
Hubs: Front: aluminum, 14mm axle, Rear: aluminum cassette
Rims: Aluminum, 48-hole
Tires: Front: 20 x 2.125inch Kenda K-Rad, Rear: 20 x 1.95inch Kenda Kovert
Spoke Brand: Stainless steel, 14ga. (2.0mm) straight gauge
Spoke Nipples: Brass nipples
Components
Brakeset: Tektro U-brake rear brakes, aluminum rear levers
Shift Levers: Not applicable
Crankset: 3-piece chromoly, 25 teeth
Pedals: Wellgo LU-313
Bottom Bracket: Sealed
BB Shell Width: 68mm English
Rear Cogs: 1-speed, 9 teeth
Seatpost: Steel
Saddle: Eastern
Handlebar: Eastern 2-piece
Handlebar Stem: Aluminum
Headset: 1 1/8inch threadless steel threadless

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