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

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Postby munga » Thu Oct 11, 2012 7:49 pm

pitty43 wrote:Thanks all for your help. Better change my Gumtree add now.

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Postby Semar » Thu Oct 11, 2012 9:54 pm

Vintage is now last week. :roll:
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby sunho » Fri Oct 12, 2012 12:57 am

Centurion Odessa, looks a nice frame and if only I was in Bris...

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

Postby Dan » Fri Oct 12, 2012 11:30 am

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Postby Vern Stralam » Fri Oct 12, 2012 1:53 pm

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

Postby find_bruce » Fri Oct 12, 2012 8:05 pm

diggerdantheman wrote:in Si-da-nee, peeps.

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/ELAN-Road-Bi ... 500wt_1413

Seriously tempted. Right size & if it was lugged steel I would be all over it.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby ldrcycles » Fri Oct 12, 2012 8:22 pm

Get on it people, it's a RARE Tourney rear derailleur! http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/RARE-Old-sch ... 3ccb3fe8c2
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Dan » Fri Oct 12, 2012 8:57 pm

I have a handful of rare tourneys too ;)
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby munga » Fri Oct 12, 2012 10:21 pm

i picked up a black flite gel saddle for $17 tonight 8)
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Dan » Sat Oct 13, 2012 12:50 am

munga wrote:i picked up a black flite gel saddle for $17 tonight 8)


I knew it - you're buying up every flite there is, then planning to conquer the world somehow through their use.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby grantw » Sat Oct 13, 2012 4:50 am

I take your brisvegas Raleigh and raise you
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Vintage-Road ... 2a2417c13b
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby munga » Sat Oct 13, 2012 6:17 am

diggerdantheman wrote:
munga wrote:i picked up a black flite gel saddle for $17 tonight 8)


I knew it - you're buying up every flite there is, then planning to conquer the world somehow through their use.


one for every bike i own, and if i end up with more saddles than bikes.. well, i'll work something out!
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Dan » Sat Oct 13, 2012 6:59 am

grantw wrote:I take your brisvegas Raleigh and raise you
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Vintage-Road ... 2a2417c13b


Tourney ftw!!
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Postby ldrcycles » Sat Oct 13, 2012 7:22 am

diggerdantheman wrote:
grantw wrote:I take your brisvegas Raleigh and raise you
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Vintage-Road ... 2a2417c13b


Tourney ftw!!


Tourney what? That rear derailleur is the last from current model of Acera, my fiancee's hybrid has one.
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Postby scratchman » Sat Oct 13, 2012 7:32 am

Semar wrote:Vintage is now last week. :roll:


ain't that the truth :roll:
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Dan » Sat Oct 13, 2012 2:02 pm

ldrcycles wrote:
diggerdantheman wrote:
grantw wrote:I take your brisvegas Raleigh and raise you
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Vintage-Road ... 2a2417c13b


Tourney ftw!!


Tourney what? That rear derailleur is the last from current model of Acera, my fiancee's hybrid has one.


I thought acera was tourney... o_O
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Postby Dan » Sat Oct 13, 2012 6:27 pm

And a big centurion in Sydney. BIN - get on it!

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

Postby ldrcycles » Sat Oct 13, 2012 10:30 pm

diggerdantheman wrote:I thought acera was tourney... o_O


There's actually 2 kinds of Tourney, TX and TZ, i think one is 5/6 speed and the other is 7 speed but i'm not sure.
The way shimano derailleurs go is, the plastic rubbish on K Mart bikes (i can't remember what it's called and can't find it on google), the 2 Tourneys, TY15, 18 and 22, Altus, Acera, Alivio, Deore, LX, XT, XTR. Or in road bikes from TY, 2300, Sora, Tiagra, 105, Ultegra, Dura Ace.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Dan » Sun Oct 14, 2012 6:51 am

viewing a mobile ad image on gumtree didn't help my cause much either Loch :D
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby grantw » Mon Oct 15, 2012 5:02 pm

Just noticed this Paino http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/telaio-mis-5 ... 1e733c97f4

But is in Italy, so maybe not a Sydney Paino. Or if it is, it must have an interesting story.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby sunho » Tue Oct 16, 2012 10:13 am

just searching on ebay for a bike and got some whacky nice vintage handlebars come up:

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

Postby sunho » Tue Oct 16, 2012 9:13 pm

Biggest ever front light!!!

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

Postby Mulger bill » Tue Oct 16, 2012 9:27 pm

sunho wrote:Biggest ever front light!!!

lol

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