Join Date: Oct 2003
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Bikes: Crap. The box is not big enough...
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the standard answer is
1. fire up your browser.
2. Go to eBay, and then Sporting Goods - Cycling categories.
3. Use the advanced search feature.
4. Enter Zunow, and then check "Completed Sales"
I think you'll find that it is worth quite a bit, relative to a lot of other bikes that were its contemporary. The parts mix and general condition will affect the value some, as well. EBay is good for two things; minimizing the seller's holding time and finding an audience for rare and unusual stuff.
An example of the first: a brick and mortar bike store invests $1000 in a batch of small parts and clears off most of them by the end of the year. They make a raw 30 percent on the parts, but that works out to about 5% per month, and you could find a lot of investments that would pay better than that. A web store spends the same $1000 and clears the stuff off in a month. Maybe, because they are heavily discounting, they only make a raw 20 percent but their return is 20 percent per month, much better than most other investments.
The second is the category you are interested in. Buyers are looking for the Zunow hummingbird, and you will sell it for all the market will bear, usually.