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I am pondering a different bike for winter but that would depend on how much I can get for my existing bike. Had a look on Ebay but not many of these around so more input on its value would be appreciated.

Genesis Equilibrium double butted titanium frame. Matching carbon fork. Shimano 5800 groupset. Handbuilt Kinlin rim wheels.

Same as this one

http://www.bikeradar.com/road/gear/category/bikes/road/product/review-ge...

Will be in very good condition.

Thanks in advance.

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seve88 [11 posts] 1 month ago
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Pictured below. Will come with matching Genesis fork,not the one pictured.

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peted76 [769 posts] 1 month ago
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Why are you selling it? Surely it's a perfect bike for winter?

2 year old bike, entry level Ti frame, with 105, you won't get what you want that's for sure. I'd estimate a grand.. 

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ianguignet [29 posts] 1 month ago
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why sell it at all>??? its a beauty!

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seve88 [11 posts] 1 month ago
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It is a super bike. Although one of the cheaper titanium frames, it is double butted and has some really nice and subtle tube shapes. In my opinion better than a Kinesis GF.

Why sell? I am looking at a bike with different geometry and wider tyre clearance. No other reason as I do like this bike.

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StraelGuy [1075 posts] 1 month ago
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I'd guess £1,000 to £1,200?

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alansmurphy [1066 posts] 1 month ago
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I'll give you 500

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Nixster [380 posts] 1 month ago
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What sie tyres will it take?  I see it has long drop brakes, does that mean 28s with guards or 25s?

Looks good btw but I'd guess £1,000 +/-, winter bikes are usually at the lower end of the price spectrum.  If you could call it a gravel bike then more but I guess that's why you're changing?

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CXR94Di2 [1839 posts] 1 month ago
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Kinesis Tripster Ti  with wide tyres, internal routing and disc brakes.

 

Depending if you're in a rush, strip it and sell as individual parts

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BehindTheBikesheds [881 posts] 1 month ago
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As others have said, it's a perfect winter bike and not to shabby for a summer bike either.

Difficult to know your motivation for selling from what you've written but as a solid machine that can handle most situations it's difficult to look much further. is it that you are wanting disc brakes and/or something a bit racier?

As for tyre fitment 28mm was the stock fit for 2014 and I've read you can just about squeeze a 33mm tyre in without guards.

price wise, with the 5800 group and the handbuilt wheels that helps but the market is tough for second hand sales unless you have something proper bling. £1100-£1200 and put it on CUK forum as that is likely where you'd get best price and people who are mostly looking for this type of thing.

 

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seve88 [11 posts] 1 month ago
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BehindTheBikesheds wrote:

As others have said, it's a perfect winter bike and not to shabby for a summer bike either.

Difficult to know your motivation for selling from what you've written but as a solid machine that can handle most situations it's difficult to look much further. is it that you are wanting disc brakes and/or something a bit racier?

As for tyre fitment 28mm was the stock fit for 2014 and I've read you can just about squeeze a 33mm tyre in without guards.

price wise, with the 5800 group and the handbuilt wheels that helps but the market is tough for second hand sales unless you have something proper bling. £1100-£1200 and put it on CUK forum as that is likely where you'd get best price and people who are mostly looking for this type of thing.

 

It takes a 25mm on that rim so measures around 27mm. Not bad with full guards.

Thank you all for your advice. It has been most helpful.

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alansmurphy [1066 posts] 1 month ago
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Is that a no to the £500?

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seve88 [11 posts] 1 month ago
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alansmurphy wrote:

Is that a no to the £500?

Sorry, it is a no.

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garuda [37 posts] 1 month ago
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Must you sell now? I feel like selling it in the spring will net an extra ~£200.

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700c [1167 posts] 1 month ago
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Looks like a nice bike for winter. I'm just getting my ti bike out now so arguably a good time to sell but it'll be a loss- making exercise unless you can buy well 2nd hand too. In terms of clearance I'm surprised you don't get a bit more esp with long drop brakes. I can get a little more with mudguards (a 'large' 28) on my kinesis gf ti but geometry is racier and you've already said you prefer your Genesis.

Happy shopping!

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Ogi [124 posts] 1 month ago
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I owned Genesis Equlibrium Disc version (725 Reynolds) and was a lovely bike. This one must be even better. I'd say 1000-1300 region. 

I think the frame and fork, albeit couple of years old, are worth at least around 700-800. I think the quality of the frame is pretty high, maybe not Enigma levels - but surely as good as Kinesis if not better. You have 105 groupset and some nice bits (saddle, seatpost etc.). Not sure about wheels.

I'm not in the market for such a bike, but please don't sell it below 1000 :(.