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  1. #1
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    Fair price for a Titus FCR frame?


    I haven;t dabbled in the MTB world for a while and am considering getting back in.

    A friend has a very mint Titus FCR titanium hardtail frame only that he is willing to sell, It's set up for disc only so I know its about a 2004 or 2005 frame. There is no damage of any type.

    What would be a fair price?


  2. #2
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    you dont wanna buy that!! give me his number and i will call to scold him for trying to sell it to you!! :-)

    But seriously i do not know what a fair price is...

  3. #3
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    I would venture a like new FCR frame should go for around 1k. After all if there is no damage and given Ti's excellent fatigue resistance you can't go wrong.

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    Paper or plastic?
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    Roughly half what he paid for it. A Titus HCR on eBay just went for $675 a few days ago.
    Faster is not always better, but it's always more fun

  5. #5
    Do It Yourself
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    Since you're not getting the benefits of a full custom frame made just for you, I wouldn't value the FCR any more than an HCR. So I would say half of the HCR price, whatever that is. Personally, I wouldn't pay more than $200 for any hardtail frame though.
    Long Live Long Rides

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    I paid about $1000 for my 05 Seven Sola ti frame last year. I also picked up a Titus ti FCR road frame with Easton SLX fork for about $900 last year. So, I would think a fair price would be about that range $900-1000. Anything lower would be a great deal.

    BTW, do you still have you super light Titus road bike? I remember seeing it on roadbikereview.
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