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Old 10-31-05, 05:07 PM   #1
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How much is this bike worth

I'm thinking of selling my PK Ripper and I'm wondering what would be a fair price. I've been out of the BMX scene for many years and don't have a clue as to what it would be worth. Not trying to make a killing off of it, but don't want to give it away either.
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Old 10-31-05, 05:25 PM   #2
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$100-150?
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Ebay is your friend. Although it's not a Loop Tail, PK's seem to be desirable to guys in their late 20's and older. It has no real collector's value, but they hold a lot of sentimental value. Let us know how you go.
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The frame is worth quite a lot, if you touch it up. The rest however... well, it ain't worth sh1t.
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Old 10-31-05, 08:52 PM   #5
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It's only worth a lot to someone that really wants it. To the rest of us, that's a $100 bike. I was never a PK fan, but I'd take an early 80s Mongoose, Redline Carrera, or 600A any day. Still not for more than $100 though.
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Old 10-31-05, 08:53 PM   #6
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The frame is worth quite a lot, if you touch it up. The rest however... well, it ain't worth sh1t.
what about the profile crank and sprocket?
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Old 10-31-05, 09:53 PM   #7
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Would you toss in the bag of potting soil or whatever that is?
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what about the profile crank and sprocket?
1) Who the hell is going to buy a used sprocket? Especially one that big.
2) A used crank isn't worth that much, especially in comparison with that frame. I've seen used PK Rippers with rewelded joints go for over $800 on eBay.
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Old 10-31-05, 10:25 PM   #9
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Was that for a Loop Tail?
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Yes, yes it was. A purple looptail PK Ripper with matching Landing Gear, and a reweld on the seatstay-seattube junction.
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Old 10-31-05, 10:30 PM   #11
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The one shown is not a Looptail. Don't know if that's better or not.
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It's not, but it's still worth a lot.
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there some used HUTCH cranks on ebay right now with a price of $3,000.00

bmx collectors are stupid. I may be old but at least I still ride....
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pedals for $500. it's not like that stuff is any good, so why pay so much more? morons
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Put it on ebay, set a starting price of $125 and see what happens. But its a pretty nice bike, and if I where you i'd keep it.
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there some used HUTCH cranks on ebay right now with a price of $3,000.00

bmx collectors are stupid. I may be old but at least I still ride....
Is that the asking price, or have they been up to that much. I missed the bus on the whole gold-plated Hutch thing. A bit too ghetto for me.
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i think that is what they were up to.
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Hutch cranks go for insane prices, especially if you consider the fact that they weren't (to the best of my knowledge) the best cranks available at their time.
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Hutch cranks go for insane prices, especially if you consider the fact that they weren't (to the best of my knowledge) the best cranks available at their time.
I want a pair for im 82 gt santa anna
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English! Do you speak it?

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English! Do you speak it?
Who me.

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Old 11-02-05, 06:44 PM   #22
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Guys, give him a break. Hopefully, we'll see a change very soon.
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Guys, give him a break. Hopefully, we'll see a change very soon.
Yeh I tend to agree.
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If it were mine, I'd take some polish to the frame put new decals on it if I could find them. Part it out. Sell the frame in a seperate ebay listing, the spin wheels in another listing, the crank in another listing and then throw the rest of the parts away or group them for a fourth listing. My guess is you would bring in between $250 and 300.
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Nice bump. What bike are you referring to?
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