Speedbicycles rating helps determine the condition and value of a road bike.
1 = Concours condition
in every respect. Either professional restored or very well maintained.
Like new or better.
2 = Good condition
Original or well-restored. Frame
shows only very light wear. All original parts.
3 = Used
wear and/or light rust but no serious damage. Original parts show wear.
Rideable without work.
4 = Badly worn
Heavy wear and/or rust. Parts
replaced or defective. Not rideable, but can be restored with minor work.
= Needs restoration
Heavy wear and/or serious rust. Parts missing. Disassembled
or poorly restored. Requires major work.
6 = Scrap
for display use or if it is very rare.