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 mark field » Fri Aug 22, 2014 11:30 pm

Mulger bill wrote:
rkelsen wrote:Is 24K gold hard enough to make a bike frame out of? I'd have thought it'd be too soft?

Know what you're trying to say here, but no. Ally frame.

Might as well be made from real 24k tho', never getting ridden by a normal human. I mean, gold rotors and cassette?
Maybe it was the Sultan of Brunei's dunger?


when you read the entire listing description it quickly becomes less rediculous, as its reason for being made become obvious. its sale will go to a charity, i doubt it was made to be ridden. which is a good thing, and one things for sure- when it ends up on the hard rubbish pile, someone will be very lucky. it reminds me of the line Arnie says to the alien in Predator when he sees it without its face mask on for the first time- you know the one :wink:
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Postby Typhoon Ken » Sat Aug 23, 2014 11:43 am

clydesmcdale wrote:Trawling for Super Record came across this, not mine... wrong size, but looks good.

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Colnago-Steel-Super-Mexico-Road-Bike-Campagnolo-Super-Record-11-Titanium-/131276036131?&_trksid=p2056016.l4276

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I hope you're looking for new Super Record and not the old stuff, I am having a fun time searching as it is without more competition.
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Postby yugyug » Sat Aug 23, 2014 12:22 pm

LugNut wrote:24K Gold Surly Fat Bike

...I'm not even really sure what to say

That makes me so angry I want to punch my computer screen.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby ldrcycles » Sat Aug 23, 2014 6:16 pm

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Postby rangersac » Sat Aug 23, 2014 8:01 pm

ldrcycles wrote:Um?

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/fourche-velo ... 09f&_uhb=1


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Postby find_bruce » Sat Aug 23, 2014 9:42 pm

I think this poor chap has mixed up his photos of his brothers bike because "Perfect condition" "top of the range" "over $2,000 spent" doesn't match with rust, worn chainrings, RX100 and gravel rash :roll:
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Postby QuangVuong » Sat Aug 23, 2014 10:17 pm

Those rings are worn? Pretty sure I have some rings that look like that which are still being used.
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Postby foo on patrol » Sun Aug 24, 2014 6:55 am



It ready for the middle and rear triangle to be attached, don't ya know nufin, Idry? :lol:

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Postby foo on patrol » Sun Aug 24, 2014 6:58 am

find_bruce wrote:I think this poor chap has mixed up his photos of his brothers bike because "Perfect condition" "top of the range" "over $2,000 spent" doesn't match with rust, worn chainrings, RX100 and gravel rash :roll:


But it's 100% made in Japan! :mrgreen:

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Postby find_bruce » Sun Aug 24, 2014 8:50 am

QuangVuong wrote:Those rings are worn? Pretty sure I have some rings that look like that which are still being used.

I'm sure you do - they are not "worn out" but worn as in ridden more than a "handful of times"
foo on patrol wrote:But it's 100% made in Japan! :mrgreen:

None of that Italian junk on this bike :D
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eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Carrots » Sun Aug 24, 2014 9:25 am

800km old non crashed Enve 8.9s picked up for $1300. Cha Ching.


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Postby ldrcycles » Sun Aug 24, 2014 10:37 am

I picked up a cute little pedal car at the tip the other week, faded and chipped paint, surface rust and wobbly wheels. It sold this morning for $306 :shock: :shock:
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Postby foo on patrol » Sun Aug 24, 2014 11:28 am

What, after you did a few laps of Kin Kin town centre first and you realised it was to small for you? :lol:

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Postby Imwit » Sun Aug 24, 2014 5:29 pm

brisbane worth a look
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Postby minhyy » Sun Aug 24, 2014 5:59 pm

Imwit wrote:brisbane worth a look


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Postby lobstermash » Sun Aug 24, 2014 7:28 pm

I know we've already got a 133% markup thread, but this takes the cake: http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/turner/b ... 1055060449
And I've finally found another (but too small for me) Hanter Turbo: http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/gungahli ... 1055059969 - Mine's one of the nicest bikes I've laid cheek on.
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Postby LugNut » Sun Aug 24, 2014 10:22 pm

Somebody flippin pounce on this

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Postby ironhanglider » Sun Aug 24, 2014 11:23 pm

One for the punters.

Looks like there may be a bike there, but you have to wonder why it is so difficult to remove it from the bag.

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Postby scratchman » Mon Aug 25, 2014 11:14 am

ironhanglider wrote:One for the punters.

Looks like there may be a bike there, but you have to wonder why it is so difficult to remove it from the bag.

Cheers,

Cameron

and he says in the ad he's not going to open it.........weird :shock:
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Postby rangersac » Mon Aug 25, 2014 11:32 am

A certain BNA member has a decent looking Apollo Himalaya. Love that slingshot stem!
That's a (ahem) unique paint scheme on a Shogun
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby mark field » Mon Aug 25, 2014 11:40 am

find_bruce wrote:I think this poor chap has mixed up his photos of his brothers bike because "Perfect condition" "top of the range" "over $2,000 spent" doesn't match with rust, worn chainrings, RX100 and gravel rash :roll:


excellent use of grammar. "dont ask for any discount" , "have only been ridden it for a handful of times" and the winner of the cliche advertising make you want it quote goes to...."First to see will take it straight away" of course they will take it straight away (in the dead of night) as it is left on the back terrace. :wink:
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Postby Kermit TF » Mon Aug 25, 2014 7:31 pm

When in doubt......mumble.
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Postby ironhanglider » Mon Aug 25, 2014 7:45 pm

Imaginatively titled

Unlikely to stay at the current price I'd suggest.

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