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What's my old bike worth?

Discussion in 'Pedal Powered' started by Matt-Page, 21 Nov 2020.

  1. Matt-Page


    Joined: 23 Nov 2004

    Posts: 3,661

    Had this bike since I was about 14 years old. I realize I will never ride it again, so would like to see how much it is worth in the hope someone else can get some enjoyment out of it.

    It's a Giant ATX 980.

    • 17" Frame with original RST rear shock
      RST Mozo Pro Front Forks
      Mavic DV521 Rims with Deore LX Hubs on Tioga DH Tyres
      XT Rear Mech
      Deore LX Front Mech
      Deore LX V Brakes + Leavers + Gear Shifters
      Club Roost go fast Handle Bars
      Deore LX Cranks
      JMP Pedals
    Photos: https://1drv.ms/a/s!AvBkxXbteBmvkLNDHtAlsknrzjPicg

    Bike hasn't been used for a fair few years, but has always been stored inside.
    It's in pretty good condition and everything still seems to work.

    Be interested to know what it would be worth?

  2. Berger


    Joined: 22 May 2003

    Posts: 10,544

    Location: Wigan


    I’m afraid I can’t put a very high value on it. It’s not particular rare, high end, niche or interesting. I guess your best bet would be ebay and hope you get two people who had one years ago and want to relive that and bid against each other.

    You’d be best keeping it as a pub/beater bike for riding around locally.

    I have an old MTB and have resigned myself that’s all it’s worth using for and isn’t worth selling as I’d not get much/anything for it.
  3. Begbie


    Joined: 20 Oct 2004

    Posts: 24,743

    Location: ....

    I agree, though there is retro bike forums so worth checking them out - you never know a quick look on the bay says they can go for up to £200 but they look in very good condition. I'd probably give it away to a friend in need.
  4. Agent_Smith357

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 20 Apr 2004

    Posts: 1,415

    Location: Somerset

  5. Saytan


    Joined: 18 Oct 2002

    Posts: 4,563

    came here to recommend retrobike, they'll quite like that.
  6. Matt-Page


    Joined: 23 Nov 2004

    Posts: 3,661

    Thanks for the replies. I guessed as much and have held on to the bike for years for sentimental reasons.

    Have stripped most of it down and listed the parts for sale.