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

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Postby singlespeedscott » Mon Apr 08, 2013 9:14 pm

Rob74 wrote:Pinarello 62cm
oh I like that.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby frailer5 » Tue Apr 09, 2013 5:45 am

If this person took a selfie, he'd get his left ear and half an eye Colnago
Near Griffith. Visit Cocoparra National Park while you're there. Try not to get shot.
... wait, I get it. Bad back. Can't bend down.
Well, no, it's not a pushbike, otherwise I'd be pushing it...
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Dan » Tue Apr 09, 2013 6:07 am

frailer5 wrote:If this person took a selfie, he'd get his left ear and half an eye Colnago
Near Griffith. Visit Cocoparra National Park while you're there. Try not to get shot.
... wait, I get it. Bad back. Can't bend down.


Not bad. 8 speed record makes it pretty much worth the BIN.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby sunho » Tue Apr 09, 2013 9:03 am

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/surry-hi ... 1017435092

cecil walker in sydney for 120. not tooo shabby.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby frailer5 » Tue Apr 09, 2013 11:05 am

sunho wrote:http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/surry-hills/bicycles/road-bicycle-good-contition-suitable-up-to-1-70m-tall/1017435092

cecil walker in sydney for 120. not tooo shabby.


Am I being (un)naturally suspicious? (Pssst, wanna buy a cheap bike?)

pick up from central station, right outside the tunnel in chalmers street corner devonshire street everyday after 15.30
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Postby grantw » Tue Apr 09, 2013 11:35 am

Looks very similar to the one that was up on the bay late last year
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby sunho » Tue Apr 09, 2013 1:18 pm

frailer5 wrote:Am I being (un)naturally suspicious? (Pssst, wanna buy a cheap bike?)


quite possibly :D seems like central is just convenient or close to where he lives.

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/east-hil ... 1017450872
An old british track for 150.. no pedals or tyres :(
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby LG » Tue Apr 09, 2013 1:41 pm

sunho wrote:http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/east-hills/bicycles/bicycle-track-townie-/1017450872
An old british track for 150.. no pedals or tyres :(

Bit hard to make out details from the photo, but would probably be a pretty good pickup.
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Postby QuangVuong » Tue Apr 09, 2013 5:07 pm

80's Bundy
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88 Giant Cadex 980c
89 Centurion Carbon
89 Peugeot Carbon Pro
99 Kestrel 200 EMS

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Postby 8/40Special » Tue Apr 09, 2013 6:45 pm

sunho wrote:http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/surry-hills/bicycles/road-bicycle-good-contition-suitable-up-to-1-70m-tall/1017435092

cecil walker in sydney for 120. not tooo shabby.


Were they painted to look like Ricardo's?
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Postby QuangVuong » Tue Apr 09, 2013 7:05 pm

MBK
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Retro-MBK-fi ... 3a7fe5afb9

Some Ricardo with Campy and Mavic rims. Dunno Mavik stuff, so dunno if any special
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Mens-Bike-/1 ... 27d1ad271f

Lot of 3 bikes with Exage groupset. Not a bad price.
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/140950175921 ... 1438.l2649
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Postby metalrideroz » Tue Apr 09, 2013 7:22 pm

Long shot but if anyone can facilitate a pick up then post to WA from Kensington Sydney for a frame and fork PM me cost, blackmail information etc.
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Postby familyguy » Tue Apr 09, 2013 7:51 pm

PM Spirito. I believe he's handy to there, might cost you a good red, though.

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Postby RobertFrith » Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:01 pm

metalrideroz wrote:Long shot but if anyone can facilitate a pick up then post to WA from Kensington Sydney for a frame and fork PM me cost, blackmail information etc.

Whatcha got Lloyd?? :D
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Postby Saro28 » Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:06 pm

metalrideroz wrote:Long shot but if anyone can facilitate a pick up then post to WA from Kensington Sydney for a frame and fork PM me cost, blackmail information etc.


Yep Can do, happy to help this end, PM'd ya
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Postby Typhoon Ken » Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:08 pm

metalrideroz wrote:Long shot but if anyone can facilitate a pick up then post to WA from Kensington Sydney for a frame and fork PM me cost, blackmail information etc.


Not a Colnago Master is it?
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Postby Saro28 » Tue Apr 09, 2013 8:15 pm

Typhoon Ken wrote:
metalrideroz wrote:Long shot but if anyone can facilitate a pick up then post to WA from Kensington Sydney for a frame and fork PM me cost, blackmail information etc.


Not a Colnago Master is it?

Freight was an option on that one TK :)
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Postby Derny Driver » Tue Apr 09, 2013 11:23 pm

QuangVuong wrote:
Lennie Rogers Track. He's taking $80 lowest for it!
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/baulkham ... 1017187770

Looks like a road frame to me
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Postby drubie » Wed Apr 10, 2013 10:35 am

QuangVuong wrote:Some Ricardo with Campy and Mavic rims. Dunno Mavik stuff, so dunno if any special
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Mens-Bike-/1 ... 27d1ad271f


Campagnolo mirage ( might be athena brakes and crankset) - nothing really special but would be a nice rainy day beater for the campagnolo inclined.

The plastic levered Mirage brakes are absolute rubbish though - flexiest brake lever ever made.
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Postby munga » Wed Apr 10, 2013 11:15 am

or is it xenon?
even worserer
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby drubie » Wed Apr 10, 2013 12:21 pm

munga wrote:or is it xenon?
even worserer

Oh yeah. Probably xenon. Mirage were metal.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby familyguy » Wed Apr 10, 2013 1:26 pm

QuangVuong wrote:Not a bad price for a Shogun Samurai with 105 parts
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/VINTAGE-ROAD ... 23298e6683

Centurion
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/CENTURION-EL ... 1c318692ca


munga wrote:^^ both good value, but i'll bet that centurion goes over a hundred. nice tange 2 frame on the samurai


Wow, $180. Is the Steelie-dex back on the way up?

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

Postby drubie » Wed Apr 10, 2013 1:40 pm

familyguy wrote:Wow, $180. Is the Steelie-dex back on the way up?

Jim


There was an inevitability to it - nobody makes affordable steel roadie frames any more (the gazillion cheap fixie frames don't count) and anything which still has the original stickers is worth far more than something anonymous. I'm starting to think a $150 shogun or centurion is good buying, even the entry level ones like the Selectra are good riding and take modern parts, what's not to like?
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