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

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Postby morini » Mon Feb 11, 2013 4:52 pm

Did you notice one of his other bikes? It might be worth a look. Big frame.

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/southpor ... 1014034453

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Postby HappyHumber » Mon Feb 11, 2013 5:02 pm

morini wrote:Did you notice one of his other bikes? It might be worth a look. Big frame.
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/southpor ... 1014034453


I did see that, yeah. I was just dreaming though with earlier comment.... I'm in Perth and not really in the market. Just have a soft spot for Big Kens.
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Postby ldrcycles » Mon Feb 11, 2013 5:50 pm

Rob74 wrote:
Overpriced Dunga

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That got $450?! Why does that never happen to me!?! :evil:
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Postby frailer5 » Mon Feb 11, 2013 6:23 pm

ldrcycles wrote:
Rob74 wrote:
Overpriced Dunga

Rob


That got $450?! Why does that never happen to me!?! :evil:


In the eye of the beholder, and luck as to number of bidders on the day/week. Not that it's not a 'nice bike', but I just can't see $450 in it. But, a completely subjective opinion. :|
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Postby ldrcycles » Mon Feb 11, 2013 6:36 pm

I doubt any bike with stem shifters and suicide levers is really worth $450. I'm just jealous :P .
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Postby frailer5 » Mon Feb 11, 2013 8:43 pm

ldrcycles wrote:I doubt any bike with stem shifters and suicide levers is really worth $450. I'm just jealous :P .


probably like me... would have trouble sleeping. :D
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Postby singlespeedscott » Mon Feb 11, 2013 11:53 pm

I'm with you lot. I've never been so lucky. I once sold a frame for $180, a little Hoffy made from Columbus tubing with Nervex lugs. The guy on sold it for $500 odd!!!!
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Postby im_no_pro » Tue Feb 12, 2013 10:14 am

This one made me :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Postby HappyHumber » Tue Feb 12, 2013 12:12 pm

im_no_pro wrote:This one made me :lol:
... with the exception of 1 scratch as per picture - caused by bike rake slippage.
Say What? Is that meant to sound more or less an innocuous thing?
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Postby wqlava1 » Tue Feb 12, 2013 12:53 pm

HappyHumber wrote:
im_no_pro wrote:This one made me :lol:
... with the exception of 1 scratch as per picture - caused by bike rake slippage.
WT?? Is that meant to sound more or less an innocuous thing?

It's as though the identical scratch caused by some lowlife keying it when locked up in town would be worse. The buyer does want to know if it's scratched, but the intent and where it occurred are a bit boring.

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Postby HappyHumber » Tue Feb 12, 2013 1:06 pm

I suppose it could be a typo; 'bike rack slippage'
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby sunho » Tue Feb 12, 2013 1:37 pm

hmmm this looks the goods for those after a smaller frame 54 square.

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Postby Dan » Tue Feb 12, 2013 2:16 pm

not junk - perhaps a touch overpriced, but a nice Daccordi, nonetheless

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Postby im_no_pro » Tue Feb 12, 2013 2:34 pm

wqlava1 wrote:
HappyHumber wrote:
im_no_pro wrote:This one made me :lol:
... with the exception of 1 scratch as per picture - caused by bike rake slippage.
WT?? Is that meant to sound more or less an innocuous thing?

It's as though the identical scratch caused by some lowlife keying it when locked up in town would be worse. The buyer does want to know if it's scratched, but the intent and where it occurred are a bit boring.


It was more the price that caused me to be entertained. It wouldnt have cost that much when it was brand new.
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Postby morini » Tue Feb 12, 2013 2:48 pm

Dan wrote:not junk - perhaps a touch overpriced, but a nice Daccordi, nonetheless


I love the gel seat cover. Speaks volumes about the type of riding the bike does.

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

Postby singlespeedscott » Tue Feb 12, 2013 2:52 pm

Dan wrote:not junk - perhaps a touch overpriced, but a nice Daccordi, nonetheless

Say What is going on with those handlebars and saddle?
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Postby Dan » Tue Feb 12, 2013 2:55 pm

Forget all that and just look at the frame for a second. Then smile.

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Postby cray- » Tue Feb 12, 2013 3:39 pm

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/150993401160 ... 1423.l2649

Concorde with Columbus SL in Vic. Train wreck of a front end, needs some serious TLC and dollars spent to right all those wrongs.

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Postby HappyHumber » Tue Feb 12, 2013 5:49 pm

Dan wrote:not junk - perhaps a touch overpriced, but a nice Daccordi, nonetheless
I think the guy who asks the first question is a bit of a peanut. Most of his questioning would be answered by the photos anyway. I think he's just throwing around some bike terms he read on the 'net to sound good.
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Postby frailer5 » Tue Feb 12, 2013 6:40 pm

Where do people pluck their starting prices from? Is it just wishful thinking?
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Postby Dan » Tue Feb 12, 2013 6:55 pm

its a superstar, though...

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Postby morini » Tue Feb 12, 2013 8:06 pm

HappyHumber wrote:
Dan wrote:not junk - perhaps a touch overpriced, but a nice Daccordi, nonetheless
I think the guy who asks the first question is a bit of a peanut. Most of his questioning would be answered by the photos anyway. I think he's just throwing around some bike terms he read on the 'net to sound good.


The first question certainly flushed him out though. The seller I mean. He might be open to an offer?

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Postby munga » Tue Feb 12, 2013 8:30 pm

+1.

seller is not a bike nut. mate of a mate probably told him it's worth a grand. probably $500 overpriced
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Postby HappyHumber » Tue Feb 12, 2013 8:31 pm

morini wrote:The first question certainly flushed him out though. The seller I mean. He might be open to an offer?

Actually, my comment was about the person asking the question - but I guess it kind of rings true both ways.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Rob74 » Tue Feb 12, 2013 8:38 pm

Re familyguy » Mon Feb 11, 2013 1:54 pm
Not junk:Gazelle Is it legal to want something this much??

=>> That is brilliant noted 57.5 c to c......I had thought I would need a 62cm c to c Frame ….but he says 33" stand over height = 838mmm thats pretty close to a std road bike 24" frame…….Ahhh very tempting…..if only I had a use for it.

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