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Looking for expressions of interest in my first ever custom build! Due to the frame being a size to small for me, and a bad case of upgraditis, needing to sell on my madison singlespeed. Its all completely custom, built on the 2009 Schwinn Madison Cromo track frame as below:
Schwinn Madison Frame
- Schwinn N' Gauged Cro-Moly steel track
- Fork: N' Gauged Cro-Moly lugged crown
Head tube angle: 73.5Â°
Seat angle: 72.5Â°
Standover height: 842mm
Horiz. Top tube length: 565mm
Seat tube length: 560mm
Head tube length: 210mm
Vittoria Rubino Tyre - White 700 x 23c
Vittoria Inner Tube 51mm valve
Miche Primato X-Press Road/Track Wheelset
- Miche Primato Hubs (rear Flip Flop with lock ring)
- Miche Rims 36 hole, Deep V style section, anodized black, machined breaking surface
- 36 spoke front (radial) and rear (2-cross)
Miche Primato Advanced Track Crankset 170mm x 49T
Miche Primato Track Bottom Bracket 107 x 68
Charge Masher 1/8" Chain Purple
Kalloy SP-248D Alloy Seat Post
Shimano Sora Brake Calipers
Cane Creek SCR 5 Brake Levers
Pro XLT 3D Alloy Stem (110mm -/+10 Deg Silver 1.1/8" 26.0mm)
Transfil Nox-Snake Brake Cable Set (Silver wrapped)
Ambrosio Bar Ribbon Grip Tape (White cork)
Pro XLT Anatomic Handlebars 2008 (42cm Silver)
Brave Pique Freestyle Headset Cap
Exustar flat pedals
Dicta Single Speed Freewheel (18t)
BBB Rim Tape
Location: Melb, south eastern suburbs
Pick up only sorry.
Last edited by rocketeer on Fri Oct 02, 2009 8:24 pm, edited 1 time in total.
I think you may have more luck parting it out, most of the 'fixie' crowd would want to customise themselves, so buying one all done at higher price may seem abit of a turn off.
just my 2c
the only thing you did was bolt different parts onto a production bike. The only custom part is making your wallet empty. It's a used bike.
Fwiw my cousin Mario spent $25,000 customising his Mitsubishi Cordia Turbo and he's selling it for $8,000. I still tell him he's dreaming
http://www.bikepro.com.au/ProductDetail ... RACK-BLACK
Actually it has less than 5km's on it...literally. So as close to new as you you can get without buying of the shop floor. It was more a building and maintenance learning process, and I very quickly discovered A. the frame is too small for me, and B. the single speed thing is probably not for me either.
So whilst i may lose some value on the parts, I enjoyed the build exxperience. I would prefer to move it on to someone who may enjoy it, but if not i can probably separate again and sell parts...
Either way you look at it it's not easy selling a used bike, especially if you've built it according to your wishes.
Sell it as a whole and lose the coin or part it up and recover more of your costs but spend a lot of time on 15 or 20 different transactions.
... Hope you got something close to what you are after. It's always hard to see things go for less than what they are worth. But I guess the intrinsic value of a Madison would have been your handbrake in this case!
It went for a bit less than i wanted, and less than all part costs, but at least its sold and i didn't have to part it up and go through multiple transactions... So the guy that bought it has an awesome value bit of kit on his hands now... and I need to learn to stopping spending so much money on bikes!
The madison cromo track frame I think was one of the nicest parts of the bike.
Will put the proceeds towards my MTB upgrade
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