Years Made

big-1

1997 Vision VR30 Elan

Bicycle Type Recumbent (folding)
MSRP USD (new)
$2,069.99
Weight Not Available
Sizes Standard, xlarge
Colors Custom
Item ID 68604


Frame & Fork

Frame Construction TIG-welded
Frame Material Hi-tensile steel
Fork Vision
Fork Materal Hi-tensile steel, unicrown crown
Rear Shock Vision MMC, 2.5" travel

Components

Component Group Recumbent Medley
Brakeset Sachs drum brakes, Dia-Compe Tech 77 levers
Shift Levers Sachs Elan 12
Front Derailleur Not applicable
Rear Derailleur Not applicable
Crankset Sugino Team XP, 52 teeth
Pedals Not included
Bottom Bracket Phil Wood, 120 mm spindle
BB Shell Width 68mm English
Rear Cogs 12-speed internal, 26 teeth
Chain Sachs SC-40, 1/2 x 3/32"
Seatpost Track extruded adjustable
Saddle Vision nylon mesh
Handlebar Extensions Not applicable
Handlebars Vision
Handlebar Stem Vision
Headset 1 1/8" threadless YST Geforce

Wheels

Wheel Size Front: 16", Rear: 20" wheels
Hubs Front: Sachs 5000, Rear: Sachs Elan 12
Rims Front: Weinmann 2115, Rear: Araya RB-17, 36-hole
Front Tire Front: 16 x 1 3/8" Primo HP, Rear: 20 x 1.50" Continental Top Tour
Rear Tire Not Available
Spoke Brand DT 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

$277

$198

Very Good

$241

$167

Good

$211

$144

Fair

$175

$103

Poor

$114

$62


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.