eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

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Postby singlespeedscott » Tue Aug 01, 2017 5:20 pm

Sweet deal on an Apollo V for the short of shank.

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Classic-retr ... SwVRNZgA~Z
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Postby familyguy » Thu Aug 03, 2017 11:52 am

Rough diamond? Or at least rough cubic zirconia?

https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/footscr ... 1154862620

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Postby Mulger bill » Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:55 pm

familyguy wrote:Rough diamond? Or at least rough cubic zirconia?

https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/footscr ... 1154862620

He coulda mentioned it was suitable for a geared rebuild and boosted his potential market
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Postby P!N20 » Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:36 am

^ Nah, needed more 'fixie'. :P

I like it, but looks somewhat bigger than a 54.

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Postby scratchman » Tue Aug 08, 2017 10:04 pm

Ferrovelo wrote:Someone in Melbourne should rescue this oldie
https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/152644068056

and I did, now what?
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Postby Clydesdale Scot » Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:13 am

scratchman wrote:
Ferrovelo wrote:Someone in Melbourne should rescue this oldie
https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/152644068056

and I did, now what?

start a new thread.
Start by applying some penetrating oil on all threaded parts before attempting to dismantle, and check for date codes on the rear hub and the crank arms.
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Postby bychosis » Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:27 am

scratchman wrote:
Ferrovelo wrote:Someone in Melbourne should rescue this oldie
https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/152644068056

and I did, now what?

Strip it down, paint it in crazy paint and turn it into some sort of fixie hipster thing? :twisted:

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Postby Torana68 » Sun Aug 27, 2017 6:25 pm

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Postby elfoam » Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:49 pm

This looks pretty great way for a tall man to get onto some Ishiwata tubing, silly cheap so far, I figured it would go for 200+ http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Kuwahara-Jap ... 0009.m1982

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Postby Discodan » Tue Sep 19, 2017 5:22 pm

Damn, missed that by an hour. I would have snapped that up for the money. Those brakes were interesting

elfoam wrote:This looks pretty great way for a tall man to get onto some Ishiwata tubing, silly cheap so far, I figured it would go for 200+ http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Kuwahara-Jap ... 0009.m1982
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Postby elfoam » Tue Sep 19, 2017 6:18 pm

Discodan wrote:Damn, missed that by an hour. I would have snapped that up for the money. Those brakes were interesting

elfoam wrote:This looks pretty great way for a tall man to get onto some Ishiwata tubing, silly cheap so far, I figured it would go for 200+ http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Kuwahara-Jap ... 0009.m1982


Lets hope whoever got it does the right thing by it, it's a properly good bike.

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Postby hazarama » Sat Sep 30, 2017 8:59 pm

$40 on ģumtree earlier this week

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$230 on æbay today.

Someone has spent some time cleaning it up and making it more "presentable", removing rusty mud guards, tape etc but...

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rookie error with the seat post :)

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Postby Ferrovelo » Thu Oct 19, 2017 5:05 am

scratchman wrote:
Ferrovelo wrote:Someone in Melbourne should rescue this oldie
https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/152644068056

and I did, now what?


Nice one. Enjoy.
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Postby familyguy » Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:53 am

elfoam wrote:
Discodan wrote:Damn, missed that by an hour. I would have snapped that up for the money. Those brakes were interesting

elfoam wrote:This looks pretty great way for a tall man to get onto some Ishiwata tubing, silly cheap so far, I figured it would go for 200+ http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Kuwahara-Jap ... 0009.m1982


Lets hope whoever got it does the right thing by it, it's a properly good bike.


I bought this. The plan is to strip the paint, treat any rust, then repaint it. Then maybe rebuild with my 105 Golden Arrow group.

The DA AX brakes were sold two days later for more than what I paid for the bike. If they'd had the matching levers I would have kept them, though. Plus they aren't famed for their braking power and I'm a decent sized guy, so stopping matters. Currently working on getting the DA EX hubs out of the wheels as the rims are pretty done. DS crank is a Stronglight, NDS a crappy Shimano, on a too-short spindle, so the small ring hits the chain stay. I knew it was a bit of a basket case from the photos, as well as the sellers past items. He's seems to be a kerbside collector, I reckon.

The frame is in OK shape, but needs a strip, treat and repaint. It's straight, with no rust that I'm too concerned about. Will just have to see what is underneath after I get the paint off.

The frame is EXO-H, which is CrMo quad butted tubing (ref: http://www.equusbicycle.com/bike/ishiwa ... /index.htm) EX is below that, triple butted. The sainted 022/019/017 stuff is all lighter. I only bought it because I don't have an Ishiwata-tubed frame. And it's my size.

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Postby QuangVuong » Sun Oct 29, 2017 1:26 am

That dude is a known flipper. But there are times when he does have cheap items for sale, but normally they're ones that no one wants which he's been trying to sell for months.
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Postby familyguy » Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:47 am

Look for this one as well: https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Men-s-Track ... EBIDX%3AIT

I've made him an offer equal to what I bid for both 8)

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Postby koshari » Wed Nov 01, 2017 7:48 pm

OMGosh this would have to be the biggest HOS BSO i have ever seen advertised new,

the use of flatbar brakes on drops just sets the scene and the bar-tape disappearing under the stem bracket is just the icing on the cake.

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http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/like/252932089962

makes a Kmart bike look like a colnago!
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Postby NASHIE » Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:39 pm

koshari wrote:OMGosh this would have to be the biggest HOS BSO i have ever seen advertised new,

the use of flatbar brakes on drops just sets the scene and the bar-tape disappearing under the stem bracket is just the icing on the cake.

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http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/like/252932089962

makes a Kmart bike look like a colnago!


:lol: thanks for the link and a laugh, that thing looks scary......."Rubber Handle bars" and even a "flywheel" :lol:

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Postby P!N20 » Thu Nov 02, 2017 10:13 am

Backward forks for tight geometry.

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Postby Stuntman » Thu Nov 02, 2017 12:53 pm

The headbadge has it "Super No"

and "high carbon steel"....ummmm
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Postby bychosis » Thu Nov 02, 2017 4:15 pm

700c RODE bike in the pic, plenty of other spellang mostikes too.
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Postby Clydesdale Scot » Thu Nov 02, 2017 10:22 pm

at the BIN price of AU $17.25, and free shipping. Cheap enough for the Pool Room.
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