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

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Postby frailer5 » Sat Jun 15, 2013 8:05 pm

... and unless you were an idiot savant, how would you know what the next change was? Half-step+granny was enough for my tiny brain. :lol:
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Postby singlespeedscott » Sun Jun 16, 2013 7:28 am

ldrcycles wrote:This is one out of left field, Shimano "avitar" cranks with FOUR chainrings, 54-46-38-24.

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Shimano-Avit ... 911&_uhb=1

The crank arms look like early 90's Deore.
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby frailer5 » Sun Jun 16, 2013 8:51 am


The stand just 'makes' it.
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Postby bychosis » Sun Jun 16, 2013 10:18 am

frailer5 wrote:

The stand just 'makes' it.


But it's got a custom saddle and bar tape and led valve lights. That would add a lot of value.
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Postby jools » Sun Jun 16, 2013 10:33 am

bychosis wrote:
frailer5 wrote:

The stand just 'makes' it.


But it's got a custom saddle and bar tape and led valve lights. That would add a lot of value.


I've got an RT Sport hanging up in the garage waiting in the project queue - if he gets $450 for his I'm off to get some bar tape and valve lights and it goes to the top of the queue! :D
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Re: eBay prices on the rise, good time to sell old junk?

Postby Rob74 » Sun Jun 16, 2013 12:18 pm

All right.....did someone on here snaffle the black early 1990's Shogun Team Issue 61.5cm frame with bull horns & Tr Bars for $60?.....and is picking it up this arvo...

Pictures please!

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Postby QuangVuong » Sun Jun 16, 2013 5:28 pm

If that were nearer to me, I prob get it for it looks cool.

ANyway, Ricardo Windcheater. Looks to be in really good condition, but to me its a little dear
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Postby frailer5 » Sun Jun 16, 2013 5:50 pm

QuangVuong wrote:If that were nearer to me, I prob get it for it looks cool.

Anyway, Ricardo Windcheater. Looks to be in really good condition, but to me its a little dear


Yeah, same reaction here. Spiffy. I assume that's some kinda Tange tubing, by the looks of the sticker. And what you can see of the fork crown looks nice too. People have no idea about taking bike happy snaps.
Just a smidgen small for me.
Interesting history, and the guy sounds genuine. Do-able from Sydney, (Lake Macquarie); take a cut lunch, though. :lol: If it were a size up, and $150... :|
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Postby QuangVuong » Sun Jun 16, 2013 8:42 pm

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Postby Kermit TF » Sun Jun 16, 2013 8:51 pm

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Postby Dan » Sun Jun 16, 2013 8:53 pm

Probably built by Dazza, no?
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Postby bychosis » Sun Jun 16, 2013 8:58 pm

frailer5 wrote:
QuangVuong wrote:If that were nearer to me, I prob get it for it looks cool.

Anyway, Ricardo Windcheater. Looks to be in really good condition, but to me its a little dear


Yeah, same reaction here. Spiffy. I assume that's some kinda Tange tubing, by the looks of the sticker. And what you can see of the fork crown looks nice too. People have no idea about taking bike happy snaps.
Just a smidgen small for me.
Interesting history, and the guy sounds genuine. Do-able from Sydney, (Lake Macquarie); take a cut lunch, though. :lol: If it were a size up, and $150... :|

Been advertised for a while now, saw it a while ago. Might be negotiable by now.
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Postby singlespeedscott » Mon Jun 17, 2013 8:23 pm


What's with the battleship grey paint job?
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Postby singlespeedscott » Mon Jun 17, 2013 8:25 pm


Smoked a lot of cones before posting that one.
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Postby Kermit TF » Mon Jun 17, 2013 8:37 pm

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Postby WyvernRH » Tue Jun 18, 2013 8:49 am

singlespeedscott wrote:

What's with the battleship grey paint job?


I'd say undercoat but it's gloss! :shock:
He's also made the Oppy gear less useful (and much less valuable unless you take it off the frame and rebuild it). There is a reason for the 'back throw' on the Oppy mount, it gets it nearer the close range cogs and thus a better change with the short arm which has a spring return instead of the double cable. The position of that braze-on looks like it is positioned for a standard Cyclo, i.e. too far forward for an Oppy. I reckon it will still work (if a bit clunkier than normal with more lever movement) but have no advantage over a standard Cyclo and with much less gear range.
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PS oh yes, and IMHO the price is several hundreds of dollars optimistic!
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Postby munga » Thu Jun 20, 2013 8:18 am

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

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Postby elantra » Thu Jun 20, 2013 2:38 pm

munga wrote:http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/REPCO-OLYMPIC-Australian-Road-Frameset-62cm-/111097124223?pt=UK_Health_Beauty_Fragrances_Women_s_Fragrances_PP&hash=item19dde7957f&_uhb=1


Bingo !

Item is located in the UK.
Ideal for any long-legged retrophile Aussie patriot Repco-phile who is heading over to celebrate the TdF.
Just match up with a few wheels, a groupset (preferably D12), some bars and saddle.
Then cross channel to France.
Saves the hassle of flying a bike halfway across the world.
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Postby scratchman » Thu Jun 20, 2013 8:25 pm

"race upside down" as stuart would say " how delightfully witty " :roll:
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