Years Made

big-1

1997 Wheeler 5500 ZX

Bicycle Type Mountain bike, front suspension
MSRP USD (new)
$671.88
Weight Unspecified
Sizes 16", 18", 19.5", 21"
Colors Blue
Item ID 60555


Frame & Fork

Frame Construction TIG-welded
Frame Material 7005 aluminum, oversize
Fork Rock Shox Quadra 5
Fork Materal Magnesium, triple-clamp crown
Rear Shock Not applicable

Components

Component Group Shimano STX-RC
Brakeset Shimano Deore LX V-Brake brakes, Shimano Deore LX levers
Shift Levers Grip Shift SRT-400i
Front Derailleur Shimano STX top-swing, top-pull
Rear Derailleur Shimano STX-RC
Crankset SR Giga, 22/32/42 teeth
Pedals Wellgo
Bottom Bracket Shimano BB-UN52, 110 mm spindle
BB Shell Width 68mm English
Rear Cogs 8-speed, 11 - 28 teeth
Chain KMC SS-91S, 1/2 x 3/32"
Seatpost Aluminum micro-adjust
Saddle Wheeler
Handlebar Extensions Not included
Handlebars Wheeler
Handlebar Stem HOT Products
Headset 1 1/8" threadless Dia-Compe Aheadset

Wheels

Wheel Size Unspecified
Hubs Front: Shimano Alivio, Rear: Shimano STX-RC
Rims Aluminum, 32-hole
Front Tire Unspecified
Rear Tire Not Available
Spoke Brand Stainless steel, 2.0mm straight gauge
Spoke Nipples Brass nipples
Not Available
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Bicycle Condition

Private-Party Value

Trade-In Value

Excellent

$90

$64

Very Good

$78

$54

Good

$68

$47

Fair

$57

$33

Poor

$37

$20


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.