Years Made

big-1

1996 Valley Cycles RS50

Bicycle Type Mountain bike, front & rear suspension
MSRP USD (new)
$2,600.00
Weight 27.0
Sizes One size fits all
Colors Blue/granite, purple/granite, yellow/granite
Item ID 58210


Frame & Fork

Frame Construction Welded aluminum
Frame Material 6061 T6 aluminum, butted, heat-treated
Fork Rock Shox Judy SL
Fork Materal Aluminum/magnesium, triple-clamp crown
Rear Shock Risse, 4.0" travel

Components

Component Group Shimano Deore XT
Brakeset Mountain Cycle Disk Brake/Shimano Deore XT M-System front brakes, Magura Hydrostop levers
Shift Levers Grip Shift SRT-600
Front Derailleur Shimano Deore XT, top-pull
Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore XT SS
Crankset Shimano STX-RC
Pedals Buyer's choice
Bottom Bracket Shimano BB-UN72, 107 mm spindle
BB Shell Width 68mm English
Rear Cogs 8-speed, Buyer's choice of gearing
Chain DID Supershift, 1/2 x 3/32"
Seatpost Control Tech Control Post, 26.6 mm diameter
Saddle Vetta SL
Handlebar Extensions Not included
Handlebars Answer Hyperlite
Handlebar Stem Control Tech
Headset 1 1/4" Shimano Deore XT

Wheels

Wheel Size 26" wheels
Hubs Not Available
Rims Mavic M231, 32-hole
Front Tire 26 x 2.00" Ritchey Mega-Bite Z-Max kevlar
Rear Tire Not Available
Spoke Brand Wheelsmith stainless steel, 1.8mm double butted
Spoke Nipples Brass nipples
Not Available
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Bicycle Condition

Private-Party Value

Trade-In Value

Excellent

$327

$234

Very Good

$285

$198

Good

$249

$170

Fair

$206

$121

Poor

$134

$73


Bicycle Condition Guide

The bicycle looks new and is in like-new mechanical condition. The frame & fork have no visible or detectable blemishes or damage. All components, parts, and accessories are clean and free of any visible & detectable blemishes or damage. No service is required on any component, part, or accessory. Tires and grips/handlebar tape are original spec and in pristine condition.
The bicycle looks good, may have minimal cosmetic (only) blemishes on the frame, fork, components, parts and/or accessories. The bicycle may require minimal service adjustments without the need of replacing any parts. The suspension (if applicable) and braking surfaces are clean with some signs of usage yet free from grooves & pitting. The tires, grips/handlebar tape, and brake pads may show signs of usage yet have a majority of their life remaining.
The frame or fork or components or accessories have cosmetic blemishes. The frame (if metal) may have minor, aesthetic dings. Paint is faded slightly and/or slightly discolored and scratched. Bicycle is free of major mechanical issues but may require some service, a tune up is recommended. Some parts may require replacing, not to include front or rear shocks, wheels, shifters, front or rear derailleurs, braking systems, crank set or chainrings. Items that may need to be replaced include: tires, tubes, grips/handlebar tape, brake pads, brake hoods, chain & cassette, brake cables, gear cables, any/all housing, brake fluid and shock oil. Braking surfaces may have minor grooves or discoloration. Suspension and brakes may need to be serviced.
The frame or fork or components or accessories have cosmetic blemishes. The frame (if metal) has minor, aesthetic dings. Paint is faded slightly and/or slightly discolored and scratched. The bicycle has some mechanical issues and a tune up is necessary. An overhaul is recommended. Multiple parts need to be replaced. Suspension and brakes need to be serviced.
The frame or fork or components or accessories have many cosmetic blemishes. The frame (if metal) has numerous aesthetic dings. Paint is faded slightly and/or slightly discolored and scratched. The bicycle has mechanical issues and a tune up is necessary. An overhaul is recommended. Multiple parts need to be replaced. Suspension and brakes need to be serviced. This bike could also be used for salvage.