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 Mulger bill » Mon Aug 27, 2012 10:55 pm

You aren't wrong Bruce. V levers with canti brakes is an official BAD idea.

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

Postby munga » Tue Aug 28, 2012 7:34 am

pitty43 wrote:Thanks all for your help. Better change my Gumtree add now.

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

Postby koen » Tue Aug 28, 2012 9:38 am

Mulger bill wrote:You aren't wrong Bruce. V levers with canti brakes is an official BAD idea.

Shaun

But three things make a difference ...the type of canti, the particular type of lever and the proposed use.
In general I find all those late low profile canti's were not much good without careful set up and grippy pads.
In any case that add just seemed wrong and those levers look to actually match the brakes.
I'm just amazed to see an ebay add with mistakes/fibs :shock:
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby singlespeedscott » Mon Sep 03, 2012 7:04 am

I like that very much.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Hamster » Mon Sep 03, 2012 10:25 am

It would not be at all strange if history came to the conclusion that the perfection of the bicycle was the greatest achievement of the nineteenth century.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby cray- » Mon Sep 03, 2012 12:09 pm

Here's something a bit different, only those with deep pockets ned apply:

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/180964025338 ... 1423.l2649
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby cray- » Mon Sep 03, 2012 12:12 pm

Hamster wrote:Only $67 more than full retail plus no front brake. What a bargain. :shock: :lol: :?

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/160871581933?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649#ht_500wt_1051


Or a $32 saving on some white wall tyres, I can see why you snapped this up. :lol:
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Clydesdale Scot » Mon Sep 03, 2012 12:23 pm

a special Brooks for a special bike

going straight to the pool room
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby ldrcycles » Mon Sep 03, 2012 8:15 pm

Clydesdale Scot wrote:a special Brooks for a special bike

going straight to the pool room


Wow, very cool.

Shaking my head about the Repco Preset, maybe i should sell mine, given it still has both brakes AND drop bars i might get enough to buy 2 new ones :D .
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby silentbutdeadly » Tue Sep 04, 2012 8:44 am

cray- wrote:Here's something a bit different, only those with deep pockets ned apply:

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/180964025338 ... 1423.l2649



School me on how one reaches for the water bottle without going arse over apex....
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Mulger bill » Tue Sep 04, 2012 10:11 am

silentbutdeadly wrote:
cray- wrote:Here's something a bit different, only those with deep pockets ned apply:

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/180964025338 ... 1423.l2649



School me on how one reaches for the water bottle without going arse over apex....


Yoga lessons. :wink:

Nah, seriously, the problem with underslung bottles is the half pound of front wheel roost attached to the mouthpiece. :(
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby WyvernRH » Tue Sep 04, 2012 1:43 pm

Mulger bill wrote:Nah, seriously, the problem with underslung bottles is the half pound of front wheel roost attached to the mouthpiece. :(


Well, it wouldn't apply to a monster like that but on a serious touring bike the underslung cage was where you kept the meths bottle for the Triangia cooker :)
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby silentbutdeadly » Wed Sep 05, 2012 8:33 am

WyvernRH wrote:
Mulger bill wrote:Nah, seriously, the problem with underslung bottles is the half pound of front wheel roost attached to the mouthpiece. :(


Well, it wouldn't apply to a monster like that but on a serious touring bike the underslung cage was where you kept the meths bottle for the Triangia cooker :)
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Perhaps it's for a different kind of meth? That might explain the madness...
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby munga » Tue Sep 11, 2012 6:33 am

pitty43 wrote:Thanks all for your help. Better change my Gumtree add now.

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

Postby munga » Tue Sep 11, 2012 6:36 am

http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/labrador ... 1006583248

cheap malvern star on the gold coast.
nothing flash, but might make good project or commuting bike

can't quite make out the tube decal..
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby ldrcycles » Tue Sep 11, 2012 9:19 am

munga wrote:http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/labrador/bicycles/bike-malvern-star-racer/1006583248

cheap malvern star on the gold coast.
nothing flash, but might make good project or commuting bike

can't quite make out the tube decal..


It's a Sportive, i picked up one of those recently for parts as the frame was completely destroyed. TI tubing, i think a basic cromoly.
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Re: 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 munga » Sat Sep 15, 2012 12:43 pm

http://www.flickr.com/photos/35639409@N ... otostream/

can someone lend me about 800 euros?
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Dan » Sat Sep 15, 2012 1:40 pm

munga wrote:http://www.flickr.com/photos/35639409@N03/7535827928/in/photostream/

can someone lend me about 800 euros?


He's got some good stuff, old caale.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby munga » Sat Sep 15, 2012 2:46 pm

yeah i had to close his flickr.

here's a song
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby munga » Sat Sep 15, 2012 9:26 pm

one more random, barely related to anything post:

https://www.bike24.net/1.php?content=8; ... ;orderby=2

robocop cross star wars
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Mulger bill » Sat Sep 15, 2012 10:01 pm

munga wrote:one more random, barely related to anything post:

https://www.bike24.net/1.php?content=8; ... ;orderby=2

robocop cross star wars


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

Postby Dan » Sun Sep 16, 2012 5:26 am

munga wrote:robocop cross star wars


Protects against the aliens too
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby vaeske » Sun Sep 16, 2012 7:24 am

lazer finally bringing gaming dreams into reality...i wouldn't be surprised seeing this on some FPS games like doom 3 or someshit like that.
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