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 WyvernRH » Sat Mar 23, 2024 2:54 pm

Gordon1 wrote:
Fri Mar 22, 2024 11:48 am
Fortunately, or maybe unfortunately, the use of these carriers was before my time
Only used at the beginning of my cycling life by others in London and SE England where it was often not far to the event and a lot of folk still didn't have cars in the late 60's/ early 70's.
I went looking for the Cyclo tub carriers in my collection and I can't find the steel ones in the chaos that is my shed at the moment! :roll:
I did find the alloy Cyclo ones tho and a pair made by Cliff Peters shop in Birmingham (obviously well used) which illustrates how easy it was to make your own.
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Might have to start a separate 'Tub Carrier' thread soon :P

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Postby Gordon1 » Mon Mar 25, 2024 2:12 pm

Well done, pretty simple item, different ways of executing that same task and as you noted pretty simple thing to fabricate on your own.

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Postby Roisin79 » Tue Mar 26, 2024 12:13 am

The vicissitudes in the market still fascinate; scored a 531c Hillman and Kenevans 653 Track for a total of $270. They lingered around for days too and not in woop woop

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Postby P!N20 » Tue Mar 26, 2024 2:10 pm

Roisin79 wrote:
Tue Mar 26, 2024 12:13 am
The vicissitudes in the market still fascinate; scored a 531c Hillman and Kenevans 653 Track for a total of $270. They lingered around for days too and not in woop woop

Pics please.

Is the Hillman the one in Newport? Surprised it hung around for as long as it did.

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Postby Roisin79 » Wed Mar 27, 2024 10:52 am

P!N20 wrote:
Tue Mar 26, 2024 2:10 pm
Roisin79 wrote:
Tue Mar 26, 2024 12:13 am
The vicissitudes in the market still fascinate; scored a 531c Hillman and Kenevans 653 Track for a total of $270. They lingered around for days too and not in woop woop

Pics please.

Is the Hillman the one in Newport? Surprised it hung around for as long as it did.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/128075674@N06 (the blue Hillman was a frame +crankset)

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Postby Cycling Wombat » Wed Mar 27, 2024 6:39 pm

Thoughts on these? I really don't have space at the moment to buy another bike but I do like learning which one are decent quality

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/it ... 236753543/

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/it ... 491586578/

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Postby P!N20 » Wed Mar 27, 2024 8:24 pm

Cycling Wombat wrote:
Wed Mar 27, 2024 6:39 pm
Thoughts on these? I really don't have space at the moment to buy another bike but I do like learning which one are decent quality

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/it ... 236753543/

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/it ... 491586578/

Peter Allan - South African I believe (not Rio...) looks decent although wouldn't mind some more pictures.

Tamari - were based on the Gold Coast. Allegedly had frames made by Masi, probably not this one though, looks lower end with the 501 tubing, but would still be a great frame with a bit of love. Possibly Abeni/Europa built?

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Postby Cycling Wombat » Wed Mar 27, 2024 9:52 pm

Interesting!!
I saw another old brand of bike this week that appeared to be South African in origin from the Google searches... can't remember the brand name at the moment though.

Who made Cecil Walkers in the 80s/early 90s? There's a Columbus steel with shimano 105 for a nice price on fb.

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Postby P!N20 » Wed Mar 27, 2024 10:01 pm

Cycling Wombat wrote:
Wed Mar 27, 2024 9:52 pm
Interesting!!
I saw another old brand of bike this week that appeared to be South African in origin from the Google searches... can't remember the brand name at the moment though.

Who made Cecil Walkers in the 80s/early 90s? There's a Columbus steel with shimano 105 for a nice price on fb.
The other South African marque could be Zini.

I'm not sure if it was exclusive, but Kevin Wigham of Paconi put together a lot of Cecil Walkers during that timeframe.

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Postby Cycling Wombat » Wed Mar 27, 2024 10:34 pm

You're a fountain of knowledge P!N20 !

I looked through my history... the brand was Alpina. There's a thread on here that I'd found that mentioned it after seeing one for sale.

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Postby P!N20 » Mon Apr 01, 2024 7:51 pm

Plenty of Dura-Ace and Campagnolo stuff hanging off this Cannondale: https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/camp-hi ... 1323362038

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

Postby feelthewheel » Wed Apr 03, 2024 8:27 am

Apart from the awful photos, this could be interesting for those in Sydney:

https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/sydney- ... 1323481453

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