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

Postby LugNut » Wed Aug 28, 2013 1:13 pm

singlespeedscott wrote:
munga wrote:keep an eye out for a shogun alpine gt

You and me both.


Sydney and above and it's yours, Melbourne through to Adelaide and it's mine. Western Australia is no mans land. Deal? :lol:
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby LugNut » Wed Aug 28, 2013 1:35 pm

dayne wrote:you will have trouble without a fork so most people include them in the weight haha


You'll still have trouble without every other component.

And once it is all built you'll still have trouble seeing any improvement... :lol:
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby singlespeedscott » Wed Aug 28, 2013 4:16 pm

LugNut wrote:
singlespeedscott wrote:
munga wrote:keep an eye out for a shogun alpine gt

You and me both.


Sydney and above and it's yours, Melbourne through to Adelaide and it's mine. Western Australia is no mans land. Deal? :lol:

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

Postby dayne » Wed Aug 28, 2013 4:54 pm

Some one should buy Dubrats Centurion Aero in the for sale section, The thing is a killer deal.
Plus then he can buy more bikes ;)
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Postby HappyHumber » Wed Aug 28, 2013 4:56 pm

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

Postby LugNut » Wed Aug 28, 2013 7:54 pm

Really nice Batavus for sale in Brissy, get in quick.

57cm Gemini Club frame
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Postby singlespeedscott » Wed Aug 28, 2013 9:03 pm


Someone else had that advertised on Gumtree for $50 last week.
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Postby bychosis » Wed Aug 28, 2013 9:24 pm

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

Postby Rob74 » Wed Aug 28, 2013 10:20 pm

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Were they gas pipe?

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

Postby LugNut » Thu Aug 29, 2013 1:09 am

Somebody please save this rather nice frame from it's sad existence as a threadless stem converted disaster. Durban
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby rkelsen » Thu Aug 29, 2013 8:43 am

LugNut wrote:Somebody please save this rather nice frame from it's sad existence as a threadless stem converted disaster.

It's not that bad. They've just used one of those crappy quill adapters. It actually has a threaded headset installed.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby rangersac » Thu Aug 29, 2013 10:30 am

Anybody know anything about Ramondo bikes? Google seems to think they were built in Adelaide. The stem shifters, suicide levers and bolt on hanger don't fill me with confidence so it's probably just a Hi-ten beater only worth a pineapple. It looks like it's made for touring though with the long chainstays, relaxed geometry and the downtube pump pegs. I'm looking for something reasonably decent of the genre to rebuild for commuting duties, as I'm getting sick of breaking modern alloy frames.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby LugNut » Thu Aug 29, 2013 4:41 pm

rkelsen wrote:
LugNut wrote:Somebody please save this rather nice frame from it's sad existence as a threadless stem converted disaster.

It's not that bad. They've just used one of those crappy quill adapters. It actually has a threaded headset installed.


That plus the 30% riser = disaster in my eyes
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby LG » Thu Aug 29, 2013 5:20 pm

rangersac wrote:Anybody know anything about Ramondo bikes? Google seems to think they were built in Adelaide. The stem shifters, suicide levers and bolt on hanger don't fill me with confidence so it's probably just a Hi-ten beater only worth a pineapple. It looks like it's made for touring though with the long chainstays, relaxed geometry and the downtube pump pegs. I'm looking for something reasonably decent of the genre to rebuild for commuting duties, as I'm getting sick of breaking modern alloy frames.

It looks like cheap crap and too small for you. I'll keep an eye out for a better quality 58cm frame (provided it's not one I want :lol: ).
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby QuangVuong » Thu Aug 29, 2013 5:35 pm

Someone get on this. Easton Elite Evolution running full 105SC parts.
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/currans- ... 026650729#
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby ldrcycles » Thu Aug 29, 2013 5:35 pm

LugNut wrote:Somebody please save this rather nice frame from it's sad existence as a threadless stem converted disaster. Durban


That's nice (apart from the unattractive stem setup obviously), especially with full SunTour GPX, it's good stuff.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby rangersac » Thu Aug 29, 2013 5:45 pm

LG wrote: It looks like cheap crap and too small for you. I'll keep an eye out for a better quality 58cm frame (provided it's not one I want :lol: ).


Aye, I was more wondering if they did anything decent. Thanks for keeping your eyes open for me.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby LugNut » Thu Aug 29, 2013 5:52 pm

QuangVuong wrote:Someone get on this. Easton Elite Evolution running full 105SC parts.
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/currans- ... 026650729#

*shudder* them stickers.

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LugNut wrote:Somebody please save this rather nice frame from it's sad existence as a threadless stem converted disaster. Durban


That's nice (apart from the unattractive stem setup obviously), especially with full SunTour GPX, it's good stuff.


yeah, Durban? Never heard of 'em and Google turned up nothing. Columbus dropouts, lugged brake bridge, flawlessly finished lugs and a nice paint job. Maybe custom :?:
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Rob74 » Thu Aug 29, 2013 7:18 pm

Bitsa…but I fancy I can see columbus frame lugs top & bottom of steerer tube & chain stay bridge, and rear tips, front brake either Sante or Exage

Re: rangersac » Thu Aug 29, 2013 10:30 am
Ramondo bicycle =>> Gas pipe at best steel rims bottom feeder RD,....its has an expensive alloy rack?

Re: QuangVuong » Thu Aug 29, 2013 5:35 pm
"eastern-elite-triathlon-road-bike"
=>> I smell…..Donor parts!!!! who wants a frame :)

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

Postby munga » Thu Aug 29, 2013 7:35 pm

didn't ken evans and his son paul, build evolutions? frames worth more than the group imho.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby pentlandexile » Thu Aug 29, 2013 7:54 pm

munga wrote:didn't ken evans and his son paul, build evolutions? frames worth more than the group imho.


Yes, logo looks the same as mine, which has sticker saying 'Handbuilt by Ken and Paul Evans'.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Rob74 » Thu Aug 29, 2013 7:58 pm

munga » Thu Aug 29, 2013 7:35 pm
frames worth more than the group imho.
pentlandexile » Thu Aug 29, 2013 7:54 pm
'Handbuilt by Ken and Paul Evans'

Thats fine if its your size...I'm on 25" steel frame RB's with 150mm of Seat Post out....so I smell…..Donor parts!!!! lets try $100 cash and see what flys

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

Postby pentlandexile » Thu Aug 29, 2013 7:59 pm

It's the white sticker just at the bottom of the seat tube, you can see it on those pictures.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby QuangVuong » Thu Aug 29, 2013 8:02 pm

Rob74 wrote:Re: QuangVuong » Thu Aug 29, 2013 5:35 pm
"eastern-elite-triathlon-road-bike"
=>> I smell…..Donor parts!!!! who wants a frame :)

Rob

I want that frame and wheels if you dont want them.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby HappyHumber » Thu Aug 29, 2013 8:35 pm

I gotta an Evolution, in Columbus EL. Coke Can fork, though. Has the funny 'E' on wheels logo on the headtube, and the same script on the DT. Wish it had the "Made by Ken & Paul..." sticker though. Still, life goes on.
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