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

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Postby munga » Sat Mar 02, 2013 8:26 pm

just coz they're missing some teeth, smoke durries, have mullets, wear singlets, footy shorts and thongs, and ride to the TAB on a weekday morning without a helmet, does not necessarily mean they've lost their licence.
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Postby Hamster » Sat Mar 02, 2013 8:42 pm

It would not be at all strange if history came to the conclusion that the perfection of the bicycle was the greatest achievement of the nineteenth century.
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Postby ldrcycles » Sat Mar 02, 2013 8:50 pm

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Postby Rob74 » Sat Mar 02, 2013 9:30 pm

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Postby morini » Sun Mar 03, 2013 7:55 am

munga wrote:just coz they're missing some teeth, smoke durries, have mullets, wear singlets, footy shorts and thongs, and ride to the TAB on a weekday morning without a helmet, does not necessarily mean they've lost their licence.


and collect old car bodies, walk their greyhounds and live on the edge of town. Up here we call them "munsters".
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Postby Hamster » Sun Mar 03, 2013 10:15 am

It would not be at all strange if history came to the conclusion that the perfection of the bicycle was the greatest achievement of the nineteenth century.
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Postby seddo » Sun Mar 03, 2013 10:27 am

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Vintage-Eddy ... 500wt_1414

For the Merckx lovers unfortunately too big for me
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Postby Ph billet » Sun Mar 03, 2013 11:56 am

munga wrote:just coz they're missing some teeth, smoke durries, have mullets, wear singlets, footy shorts and thongs, and ride to the TAB on a weekday morning without a helmet, does not necessarily mean they've lost their licence.






That's funny :lol: :lol:
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Postby singlespeedscott » Sun Mar 03, 2013 12:14 pm

ldrcycles wrote:$10,000 for 30 magazines?!

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Rouleur-Maga ... 2a29c307c3

Very optimistic given that they are only £10 an issue and that they are only up to issue no.36.

Nice mag. But hardly rare.
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Postby Hamster » Sun Mar 03, 2013 3:10 pm

It would not be at all strange if history came to the conclusion that the perfection of the bicycle was the greatest achievement of the nineteenth century.
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Postby tripstobaltimore » Sun Mar 03, 2013 4:06 pm

Rob74 wrote:de-rosa


Sigh..... My size too :(
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Rob74 » Sun Mar 03, 2013 4:54 pm

Anyone score the Peter Bundy per earlier post Sat Mar 02, 2013 9:30 pm?...AU $375.55

Curious what it weighs? 9.5kg?, is it 531C?

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Postby sunho » Mon Mar 04, 2013 9:19 am

was watching that too.

Guerciotti in SA
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Guerciotti-R ... 031wt_1397
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Postby Mustang » Mon Mar 04, 2013 9:53 am

Dan wrote:It's the vibe, man!

In other news - Vitus at a nice price

Look at it NOW??
Vitus are on the UP
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Postby sunho » Mon Mar 04, 2013 5:35 pm

very interested to see how much these aussie builder ones go for:

Kenevans
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/230935309096 ... 500wt_1288
Gefsco
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/271163297630 ... 500wt_1288
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Postby bychosis » Mon Mar 04, 2013 6:13 pm

Not sure if this has graced the thread.
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Vintage-Bianchi-Road-Bike-Italian-80s-/330882607481?pt=AU_Sport_Cycling_Bikes&hash=item4d0a23e979

Remarkably similar one sold on Saturday for $73.50 http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/251233845835 (feedback shows buyer is now seller)

Must have been too big.
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Postby singlespeedscott » Mon Mar 04, 2013 6:39 pm

bychosis wrote:Not sure if this has graced the thread.
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Vintage-Bianchi-Road-Bike-Italian-80s-/330882607481?pt=AU_Sport_Cycling_Bikes&hash=item4d0a23e979

Remarkably similar one sold on Saturday for $73.50 http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/251233845835 (feedback shows buyer is now seller)

Must have been too big.

Must of bought it and discovered that not all Bianchi's are created equal. They use to do the full range, Pro level through to K-Mart specials.
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Postby grantw » Mon Mar 04, 2013 6:49 pm

You don't see this every day
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Postby xerlex » Tue Mar 05, 2013 5:43 pm

singlespeedscott wrote:
bychosis wrote:Not sure if this has graced the thread.
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Vintage-Bianchi-Road-Bike-Italian-80s-/330882607481?pt=AU_Sport_Cycling_Bikes&hash=item4d0a23e979

Remarkably similar one sold on Saturday for $73.50 http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/251233845835 (feedback shows buyer is now seller)

Must have been too big.

Must of bought it and discovered that not all Bianchi's are created equal. They use to do the full range, Pro level through to K-Mart specials.


I had heard once that a local builder who's surname is spelled in a similar way to Raleigh imported a bunch of low end shitters and re branded them as Bianchis.
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Postby peterk » Tue Mar 05, 2013 7:58 pm

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Postby xerlex » Tue Mar 05, 2013 8:09 pm



Totally. A much nicer 700c Routens sold for around the $2000 mark about 6 months ago. As nice as Routens stuff was, it has nowhere near the collectability of a Rene Herse and the seller is asking Herse money.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby scratchman » Tue Mar 05, 2013 8:43 pm

munga wrote:just coz they're missing some teeth, smoke durries, have mullets, wear singlets, footy shorts and thongs, and ride to the TAB on a weekday morning without a helmet, does not necessarily mean they've lost their licence.


and you should see what the blokes get up to :shock:
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Postby Mustang » Wed Mar 06, 2013 5:41 pm

Restored 5 Star
I think this was cheap, on checking the highest bidder they have zero purchases? would this be odd or would the sale be pulled?

I would love this!! 3 bids already
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Postby ldrcycles » Wed Mar 06, 2013 7:42 pm

grantw wrote:You don't see this every day


That's very unusual, i'd like to have a good snoop over it and have a proper look at how that works.
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