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

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

Postby rangersac » Thu May 01, 2014 4:38 pm

Purdy Bianchi
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Trek 370 although a touch optimistically priced
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby QuangVuong » Thu May 01, 2014 6:39 pm

Free Lemond anyone? Got Rival stuff on it. Number doesnt work, otherwise, I would have already gotten it.
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/canada-b ... 1045494446
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby geoff_tewierik » Thu May 01, 2014 7:04 pm

rangersac wrote:Purdy Bianchi

Why you a touch too big Bianchi????
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby geoff_tewierik » Thu May 01, 2014 7:05 pm

QuangVuong wrote:Free Lemond anyone? Got Rival stuff on it. Number doesnt work, otherwise, I would have already gotten it.
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/canada-b ... 1045494446

Please tell us you emailed them?
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Postby QuangVuong » Thu May 01, 2014 7:06 pm

Yes, but I was 55 mins in and 150 visits later. I'd say the first reply would've gotten it.
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Postby Saro28 » Thu May 01, 2014 8:13 pm

QuangVuong wrote:Yes, but I was 55 mins in and 150 visits later. I'd say the first reply would've gotten it.


now 355 :shock:
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Postby frailer5 » Thu May 01, 2014 9:09 pm

QuangVuong wrote:Free Lemond anyone? Got Rival stuff on it. Number doesnt work, otherwise, I would have already gotten it.
http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/canada-b ... 1045494446

Being paranoid by nature, if it sounds too good to be... it probably is. :| And thanks to Hergest, I now realise that LeMonds are long in the TT. Which is why I sold mine on; I'm the wrong body/legs combo.
Odd that someone just gives something like that away, really.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Kermit TF » Thu May 01, 2014 9:24 pm

Cheap team Raleigh...ending 2hrs $25..

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/1980s-1990s- ... 180&_uhb=1
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Postby geoff_tewierik » Thu May 01, 2014 9:50 pm

Kermit TF wrote:Cheap team Raleigh...ending 2hrs $25..

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/1980s-1990s- ... 180&_uhb=1

Needs more electrical tape...
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby munga » Thu May 01, 2014 9:50 pm

That's gaspipe in a muscle shirt.

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

Postby Kermit TF » Thu May 01, 2014 10:22 pm

Tough crowd ! :wink:
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby The Fixer » Thu May 01, 2014 11:00 pm

Kermit TF wrote:Tough crowd ! :wink:


It would clean up into a great pub-bike or ride-to-work bike with little effort.

A steal at $25.00, I reckon. :)
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby rangersac » Fri May 02, 2014 1:54 pm

What the heck is this? Some sort of tourer with that serious fork trail and centerpulls. Never seen headtube lugs like it.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby familyguy » Fri May 02, 2014 2:27 pm

rangersac wrote:What the heck is this? Some sort of tourer with that serious fork trail and centerpulls. Never seen headtube lugs like it.


Peugeot-esque?

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

Postby grantw » Fri May 02, 2014 3:54 pm

Looks like one of those low end pugs to me, those pressed and stamped pump pegs are a giveaway.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby ldrcycles » Fri May 02, 2014 5:42 pm

Another vote for Peugeot.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Imwit » Fri May 02, 2014 6:45 pm

?? Spectre?
Anyone know what that is?
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby munga » Fri May 02, 2014 9:12 pm

no idea, but looks like value!
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby geoff_tewierik » Sat May 03, 2014 10:30 pm

Expensive Euro Track Bike built by Ken Evans.
Much cheaper, large framed, 90's Kenevans Track bike.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby The Fixer » Sun May 04, 2014 8:45 am



Very nice!

Shame I already have 3 (81,83 and 84, none this clean), my shed is too full for another.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby ironhanglider » Sun May 04, 2014 7:53 pm

Vitus 979

Not my size but very nice. I really like the Simplex shifters.

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

Postby ironhanglider » Sun May 04, 2014 9:24 pm

Skidstar

Cheers,

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

Postby The Fixer » Mon May 05, 2014 12:11 am

ironhanglider wrote:Skidstar

Cheers,

Cameron


Ugh! <shudder>
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Clydesdale Scot » Mon May 05, 2014 8:05 am

so The Fixer likes straight lines
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Ugh! <shudder>

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