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Old 10-19-11, 08:45 AM   #1
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Austro Daimler SLE Puch

The last time I posted an ebay bike on here, I was told I should watch my local Craig's List where I might get a better deal. So I'm watching the Lexington KY and Louisville KY Craig's List, but I still have my ebay account automatically sending me info about bikes that fit my specs (54cm, w/in 200 mi of me, < $500).

So this Austro Daimler SLE Puch has just been re-listed. The reserve was not met on the previous auction. Can anyone tell me anything about this bike and what it might be worth?

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Old 10-19-11, 09:21 AM   #2
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Given the super high BIN price, and the pictures showing what looks like some rust and paint loss on the top tube, I would pass.

Items that get relisted on ebay are typically due to one of two reasons:

1. It is an unpopular item, so there just aren't that many buyers out there.

2. Seller has unrealistic (high) expectations of value.

Bicycles have plenty of interest, so this one is the latter. I would expect to see this bike posted multiple times until either the seller gets realistic on his price, or he hooks a fish.

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Old 10-19-11, 09:30 AM   #3
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The price does look high in that condition, maybe if it was pristine or close to it but not as is.
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Old 10-20-11, 06:23 AM   #4
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I agree, for that price be patient and something higher up the A-D/Puch food chain will come along.

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