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

Posted: Sun Sep 29, 2013 11:48 am
by Mustang
ldrcycles wrote:


"Left in roof by previous owner", come on would it have killed them to take the bikes OUT of the roof to take photos!? :roll:

(shaking my head) :roll: Gumtree pisses me

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

Posted: Sun Sep 29, 2013 5:17 pm
by Velo13
Please, this needs to go to a good home ....

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

Posted: Sun Sep 29, 2013 5:38 pm
by WestcoastPete
Velo13 wrote:Please, this needs to go to a good home ....


That's Dubrat's I believe. I was tempted, but can't make it happen right now.

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

Posted: Mon Sep 30, 2013 8:44 pm
by rangersac
A rare Apollo VI, early bidding setting a cracking pace!
Hillman for the long of shank

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

Posted: Mon Sep 30, 2013 8:48 pm
by ldrcycles
I'm trawling bumtree :) .

Centurion Le Mans
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/southpor ... 1028699550

Peugeot Aubisque, apparently it was "over $1000" new in 89, can anyone confirm yay or nay?
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/buderim/ ... 1028689324

Schwinn Mesa ($180 is WAY over the odds, more like $50-80 but they actually ride really well, I've had 3 :) )
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/brisbane ... 1028682919

Peugeot Mont Blanc with some interesting parts
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/logan-ce ... 1028449637

Some beautiful camera work :lol:
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/st-lucia ... 1028453207

EPIC bent forks :shock:
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/townsvil ... 1028175048

"matching numbers", seriously? :roll:
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/logan-ce ... 1028215087

A Schwinn Prelude by any other name still smells bad (and WEIRD brake lever placement too)
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/east-too ... 1028264681

More bar weirdness
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/brisbane ... 1028200620

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

Posted: Mon Sep 30, 2013 8:52 pm
by singlespeedscott
rangersac wrote:A rare Apollo VI, early bidding setting a cracking pace!
Hillman for the long of shank


To bad the Apollo is made for midgets and the Hillman has that god awful carbon fork.

Why is it that people get steel frames, rave about the "steel is real" feel and comfort and then deaden it with a plastic fork. :?

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

Posted: Mon Sep 30, 2013 9:03 pm
by QuangVuong
ldrcycles wrote:I'm trawling bumtree :) .
Peugeot Aubisque, apparently it was "over $1000" new in 89, can anyone confirm yay or nay?
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/buderim/ ... 1028689324

No that guy has got it in the other end of the order.
DarrylH wrote:From a 93 buyers guide that I have the Peugeot range was;
Aubisque $540
Tourmalet $661
Izoard $1071
Altus $1245
Perthus $2088

$1071 sounds a lot for this bike but perhaps the dollar was low in 93.

DarrylH

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

Posted: Mon Sep 30, 2013 9:09 pm
by ldrcycles
Hmm, can't remember the last time I saw a Mercian with plate dropouts and stem shifters...
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/clevelan ... 1027546146

Bargain! Saddles for 50c each! :lol:
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/bundamba ... 1027284225

I don't know how they came to the conclusion that this is an aluminium frame
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/noosa-he ... 1027360824

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

Posted: Mon Sep 30, 2013 9:18 pm
by ldrcycles
QuangVuong wrote:
ldrcycles wrote:I'm trawling bumtree :) .
Peugeot Aubisque, apparently it was "over $1000" new in 89, can anyone confirm yay or nay?
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/buderim/ ... 1028689324

No that guy has got it in the other end of the order.
DarrylH wrote:From a 93 buyers guide that I have the Peugeot range was;
Aubisque $540
Tourmalet $661
Izoard $1071
Altus $1245
Perthus $2088

$1071 sounds a lot for this bike but perhaps the dollar was low in 93.

DarrylH


Cheers, I thought that price sounded too high. What thread was that info from, i'd be interested to know what an Iseran or Avoriaz was?

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

Posted: Mon Sep 30, 2013 9:31 pm
by QuangVuong
viewtopic.php?f=23&t=13327
This thread was what I found at the beginning of the year whilst searching for info on my Izoard. Theres a couple links there leading to the Peugeot catalogs(Cycles Peugeot is particularly useful)
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Posted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 9:26 am
by rkelsen
singlespeedscott wrote:Why is it that people get steel frames, rave about the "steel is real" feel and comfort and then deaden it with a plastic fork. :?

I agree, but it is an easy (and 100% reversible) way to lose 500g while also allowing you to go threadless[1]. There are some pretty nice CF forks available for steel frames, eg: Columbus Minimal.

[1]... not that I think threadless headsets belong on vintage steel, mind you. ;) They're quite ugly and tend to ruin the aesthetics... but in terms of pure practicality, I can understand why someone would want to switch.

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

Posted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 9:39 am
by frailer5
ldrcycles wrote:I don't know how they came to the conclusion that this is an aluminium frame
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/noosa-he ... 1027360824


Blissful ignorance. Looking like the standard Tange 900 D/butted ST sticker. :|

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

Posted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 9:55 am
by singlespeedscott
rkelsen wrote:
singlespeedscott wrote:Why is it that people get steel frames, rave about the "steel is real" feel and comfort and then deaden it with a plastic fork. :?

I agree, but it is an easy (and 100% reversible) way to lose 500g while also allowing you to go threadless[1]. There are some pretty nice CF forks available for steel frames, eg: Columbus Minimal.

[1]... not that I think threadless headsets belong on vintage steel, mind you. ;) They're quite ugly and tend to ruin the aesthetics... but in terms of pure practicality, I can understand why someone would want to switch.

If a rider is truly worried about weight should they be looking at a steel frame?

For me steel frames are about the tradition, the look and the ride. Certainly not the weight.

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

Posted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 11:54 am
by Velo13
singlespeedscott wrote:For me steel frames are about the tradition, the look and the ride. Certainly not the weight.


Bike weight is really not as important as everyone seems to think. Even the pros tend to ride bike a kg or more heavier than the minimum weight limit - reliable, stiffer, more comfortable, and the weight isn't an issue most of the time.

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

Posted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 4:54 pm
by dayne
If your racing and sprinting or climbing its a huge difference, Only people with heavy bikes say otherwise.
Most pros bike are under uci weight and have to add weights in the seat tube

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

Posted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 5:01 pm
by im_no_pro
Orbea with 9spd 105 - wouldve thought this would have attracted more attention by now.

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

Posted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 5:33 pm
by LugNut
dayne wrote:If your racing and sprinting or climbing its a huge difference, Only people with heavy bikes say otherwise.
Most pros bike are under UCI weight and have to add weights in the seat tube


If you ride simply because you enjoy riding a bicycle, then that extra two kilos makes a huge difference to your comfort and enjoyment. Only people who need to justify the ridiculous amount of money spent say otherwise.
Most real people are over the BMI and have to lose weight on their bellies.

FTFY

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

Posted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 5:40 pm
by singlespeedscott
dayne wrote:If your racing and sprinting or climbing its a huge difference, Only people with heavy bikes say otherwise.
Most pros bike are under uci weight and have to add weights in the seat tube

An article in Ride magazine earlier in the year proves otherwise. Most of the pros bikes are around 7.2kg.

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

Posted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 6:06 pm
by tekapo
LugNut wrote:If you ride simply because you enjoy riding a bicycle, then that extra two kilos makes a huge difference to your comfort and enjoyment.


If 2kgs makes a huge difference, then there must be something seriously wrong with you.

It will make a difference but "huge"?

You might be a bit slower, the hills a bit tougher, but 2 kgs shouldn't affect the comfort or enjoyment.

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

Posted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 8:08 pm
by QuangVuong
Vitus 979 at a good start price
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Classic-Vint ... 2c739ea01a

Some cool old Giant carbon wheels. If it were $100, Id buy them.
http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/road-bike-wh ... 3cd69137c5

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

Posted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 8:17 pm
by Mulger bill
tekapo wrote:
LugNut wrote:If you ride simply because you enjoy riding a bicycle, then that extra two kilos makes a huge difference to your comfort and enjoyment.


If 2kgs makes a huge difference, then there must be something seriously wrong with you.

It will make a difference but "huge"?

You might be a bit slower, the hills a bit tougher, but 2 kgs shouldn't affect the comfort or enjoyment.


Pretty sure Mr LugNut and your good self are on exactly the same page of the good book :D

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

Posted: Tue Oct 01, 2013 10:42 pm
by barefoot
im_no_pro wrote:Orbea with 9spd 105 - wouldve thought this would have attracted more attention by now.


I can pick it up and hold/post/fondle it if anybody wants it.

I'm out of town from tomorrow until Sunday, but if the seller can hold it until next week, I'm local...

tim

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

Posted: Wed Oct 02, 2013 8:32 pm
by LugNut
:shock: Singular Peregrine
I didn't even know about Singular until I saw this, what a beautiful bike. Asking too much IMO, the build spec is not particularly nice and pre dates the frame. Still, somebody might be willing to snap it up for that, I know Scott was looking for something similar.

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

Posted: Wed Oct 02, 2013 8:58 pm
by singlespeedscott
LugNut wrote::shock: Singular Peregrine
I didn't even know about Singular until I saw this, what a beautiful bike. Asking too much IMO, the build spec is not particularly nice and pre dates the frame. Still, somebody might be willing to snap it up for that, I know Scott was looking for something similar.

I looked at buying one of these about 2 years ago. I'm not a fan of the eccentric bottom bracket.

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

Posted: Wed Oct 02, 2013 9:11 pm
by LugNut
Yes, that is a bit of a bummer. Rohloff shmole-off...