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Old January 20th, 2013, 9:13 PM   #1
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Default Team Chance question?

I am trying to decipher the serial number on this Team Chance before making an offer.
The serial number is H1N02328
Any insight greatly appreciated.

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Old January 20th, 2013, 9:33 PM   #2
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'Team Chance' as in one of the cheap Taiwanese made bikes for the Canadian market?

They aren't very sought after and it looks rather beat from the little glimpse in the pic you posted.
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Old January 20th, 2013, 9:33 PM   #3
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I have never heard of such a combination of numbers

do you have shot of the rear dropouts, head tube with gusset and the pizzote gusset?
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Old January 20th, 2013, 10:18 PM   #4
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Ah, I was not aware of cheap Taiwanese frames made under the team chance name.
Here's the only other picture I have. I wasn't looking for a vintage rebuild candidate, but a reasonable project bike to become my coffee shop cruiser. My local bike shop has tons of older parts that I can access to bring it back to life on a budget.

With that in mind, is it worth a couple hundred bucks?
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I don't think it would be a terrible candidate for an around town beater, but I wouldn't throw a couple hundred at it.

There are threads here on the Canadian market Fats, but a Google search might find them for you more easily.
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Here's one:
http://www.fatcogs.com/forum/showthread.php?t=2354

Maybe they were Japanese made not Taiwanese. I dunno
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Old January 20th, 2013, 10:39 PM   #7
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Much appreciate the input. I'll bid low and keep looking...
I wondered why the serial looked so random.
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