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 Rob74 » Wed Jul 16, 2014 8:49 pm

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

Postby munga » Wed Jul 16, 2014 9:41 pm

i got excited at the flying gate, but not for sale :(
why do you taunt us so?
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Postby Rob74 » Wed Jul 16, 2014 10:07 pm

munga wrote:i got excited at the flying gate, but not for sale :(
why do you taunt us so?


Damm...I was hoping you had one in "the SHED of Invention" Munga and could give us a review of its handling ?characteristics? :lol:

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Postby yugyug » Thu Jul 17, 2014 5:40 am

Who is Bryan Hicks?

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Postby adam_b83 » Thu Jul 17, 2014 9:11 am

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Postby rangersac » Thu Jul 17, 2014 9:50 am

Boy they really give the selling spiel on that one!
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Postby adam_b83 » Thu Jul 17, 2014 10:03 am

Looks pretty nice though. If he lived in melbourne I'd send him a message.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby barefoot » Thu Jul 17, 2014 10:12 am



Look, bike thieving is a complicated profession these days.

It's hard to be sure what you've pinched.
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Postby WyvernRH » Thu Jul 17, 2014 12:36 pm

Rob74 wrote:
munga wrote:i got excited at the flying gate, but not for sale :(
why do you taunt us so?


Damm...I was hoping you had one in "the SHED of Invention" Munga and could give us a review of its handling ?characteristics? :lol:
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Looks a bit like mine... but not (IMHO) as nice as mine.

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and it handles very well :) .

There is a thread on these http://bicycles.net.au/forums/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=29134&hilit=flying+gate

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Postby rkelsen » Thu Jul 17, 2014 1:45 pm

^ What's the wheelbase on those Flying Gates? It looks like it'd be ~30mm less than a comparable 'regular' road bike.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby mark field » Thu Jul 17, 2014 2:53 pm

regardless of said condition- is this seller for real or am i missing something??

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Shogun-TEAM- ... 20e91d9d5f
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby find_bruce » Thu Jul 17, 2014 3:01 pm

mark field wrote:regardless of said condition- is this seller for real or am i missing something??

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Shogun-TEAM- ... 20e91d9d5f

It is the seller that is missing some things (10 a sense of value & (2) a buyer - the bike has been regularly listed at that price for over 12 months. In shocking news, no-one is interested in buying. Maybe that will change, but its not the way to bet
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby ldrcycles » Thu Jul 17, 2014 4:59 pm

I wrote to the bloke selling this nice old MTB to let him know Bauer are kiwi not german and he responded with a wikipedia link (in German) about a manufacturer that apparently went bust in the late 60s and have only made "artistic" bikes since and "Do at least some research before you’re bothering people with your bulllshit, Klugscheisser!"

Apparently Klugscheisser is german for smart alec or words to that effect.

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/willow-v ... 1051707337


Obviously i'm SUPER keen to buy it now :roll: .
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Postby rangersac » Thu Jul 17, 2014 8:12 pm

Hmmm, looks like a good buy for $60 even if the bloke is a twat
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Postby morini » Thu Jul 17, 2014 8:26 pm

ldrcycles wrote:I wrote to the bloke selling this nice old MTB to let him know Bauer are kiwi not german and he responded with a wikipedia link (in German) about a manufacturer that apparently went bust in the late 60s and have only made "artistic" bikes since and "Do at least some research before you’re bothering people with your bulllshit, Klugscheisser!"

Apparently Klugscheisser is german for smart alec or words to that effect.

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/willow-v ... 1051707337


Obviously i'm SUPER keen to buy it now :roll: .

Do you want me to email this wichser with the same info as well?
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Postby find_bruce » Thu Jul 17, 2014 8:50 pm

ldrcycles wrote:I wrote to the bloke selling this nice old MTB to let him know Bauer are kiwi not german and he responded with a wikipedia link (in German) about a manufacturer that apparently went bust in the late 60s and have only made "artistic" bikes since and "Do at least some research before you’re bothering people with your bulllshit, Klugscheisser!"

Apparently Klugscheisser is german for smart alec or words to that effect.

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/willow-v ... 1051707337


Obviously i'm SUPER keen to buy it now :roll: .

Maybe the seller should have done some more research - it appears that it is worth $15 more if the same bike comes from NZ
https://web.archive.org/web/20140717104 ... 1541356971 :D
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Postby munga » Thu Jul 17, 2014 9:07 pm

goobs!
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Postby mark field » Thu Jul 17, 2014 9:48 pm

find_bruce wrote:
ldrcycles wrote:I wrote to the bloke selling this nice old MTB to let him know Bauer are kiwi not german and he responded with a wikipedia link (in German) about a manufacturer that apparently went bust in the late 60s and have only made "artistic" bikes since and "Do at least some research before you’re bothering people with your bulllshit, Klugscheisser!"

Apparently Klugscheisser is german for smart alec or words to that effect.

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/willow-v ... 1051707337


Obviously i'm SUPER keen to buy it now :roll: .

Maybe the seller should have done some more research - it appears that it is worth $15 more if the same bike comes from NZ
https://web.archive.org/web/20140717104 ... 1541356971 :D



next it will be someone saying that Avanti are made in Italy :wink:
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Tinker » Fri Jul 18, 2014 12:14 am

I tried to buy a German Bauer off Hilary Stone a while back but it had sold bugger it.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Rob74 » Fri Jul 18, 2014 1:42 am

Anyone dealt with this guy on Flea Bay?
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby ldrcycles » Fri Jul 18, 2014 6:33 am

morini wrote:
ldrcycles wrote:I wrote to the bloke selling this nice old MTB to let him know Bauer are kiwi not german and he responded with a wikipedia link (in German) about a manufacturer that apparently went bust in the late 60s and have only made "artistic" bikes since and "Do at least some research before you’re bothering people with your bulllshit, Klugscheisser!"

Apparently Klugscheisser is german for smart alec or words to that effect.

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/willow-v ... 1051707337


Obviously i'm SUPER keen to buy it now :roll: .

Do you want me to email this wichser with the same info as well?


Well you never know, if all else fails we might learn some more German swears :lol: .
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Postby rangersac » Fri Jul 18, 2014 11:28 am

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

Postby simon.young » Fri Jul 18, 2014 6:44 pm

$15k yeti sold .... only 2 bidders both with 0 feedback. I wonder how long until its listed as a non-paying buyer :roll:

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/231280132848?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649
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Postby yugyug » Fri Jul 18, 2014 9:01 pm

simon.young wrote:$15k yeti sold .... only 2 bidders both with 0 feedback. I wonder how long until its listed as a non-paying buyer :roll:

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/231280132848?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649


Interesting bike. Can't comment on its value, but isn't that chain stay tyre clearance a bit small for a mountain bike?
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby mark field » Fri Jul 18, 2014 9:45 pm

simon.young wrote:$15k yeti sold .... only 2 bidders both with 0 feedback. I wonder how long until its listed as a non-paying buyer :roll:

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/231280132848?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649


rare or not, any bike thats been "ridden hard" and "had parts replaced" and "comes with seat clamp that needs to be modified" "has non original parts but look good" and "parts about to give up the ghost" must make one wonder where the value and rarity is? it isnt exactly my idea of "original". someone please educate me as i m not sure i see the worth in this one. and its ugly too.
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