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    was someone saying something about Grail ?


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    I prefer emails to private messages - holiday76@gmail.com
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    Quote Originally Posted by -holiday76 View Post
    yeah
    Who-we, now you're talking. Here's what you do: sell all your bikes. Every last one of them. Buy that bike and a one way ticket to the West Coast. Ride the bike back. Tell your wife about all the money you save on shipping this way. Done deal!

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    WOWZUH! yes, that one too. what a bike... and big enuf too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rhm View Post
    Who-we, now you're talking. Here's what you do: sell all your bikes. Every last one of them. Buy that bike and a one way ticket to the West Coast. Ride the bike back. Tell your wife about all the money you save on shipping this way. Done deal!
    believe me, the thought has crossed my mind already. Though I am already building my px10 to be very similar...but it's not a singer...but it's about the experience...but it's not a singer....but
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    ...but custom decals are not that difficult to make.

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    My wife would be a singer if I tried to pull that, and it wouldn't be a pretty tune.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rootboy View Post
    My wife would be a singer if I tried to pull that, and it wouldn't be a pretty tune.
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    It's nice to ogle, but it's funny too, because even if we could afford it, we'd still be too cheap to buy it.


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    Quote Originally Posted by -holiday76 View Post
    I have been watching this and thinking that you should take a shot. I know you are "phat" w/ T-Town money......c'mon.............

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    Quote Originally Posted by auchencrow View Post
    Maybe it ain't a grail unless it's 50 bucks?
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    So true but make my upper limit closer to $100 - just call me the big spender.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fender1 View Post
    I have been watching this and thinking that you should take a shot. I know you are "phat" w/ T-Town money......c'mon.............
    and still recovering from being unemployed for two months But seriously, how much do you think that thing will go for? Not the 2k starting bid...because if it did....
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    Thank goodness that Cinelli is waaaaay too small for me or I'd be looking into selling the kid for medical experiments.


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    why are all these bikes so cheap?

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    Yeah, that Cinelli is too small for me too. But that Singer! Yikes.
    I wonder if my wife would notice if I sold her car?
    I wonder if I'd notice if I sold my car?
    I wonder if there is a liquor store around here I can knock over...

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    Quote Originally Posted by -holiday76 View Post
    and still recovering from being unemployed for two months But seriously, how much do you think that thing will go for? Not the 2k starting bid...because if it did....
    Not sure. It seems to have a mish-mash of parts and no internal wiring (or at least I did not see any) so I think it will go lower than expected. If it were my size I would keep an eye on it..........

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    Just a hair too small and I'd like it to be in better condition:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/1990-EDDY-MERCKX...item25630ebd51

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rocket-Sauce View Post
    Just a hair too small and I'd like it to be in better condition:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/1990-EDDY-MERCKX...item25630ebd51
    Couple of interesting items:

    1) Frame is made from SLX, not TSX

    2) Frame is unavailable to U.S.buyers, but will ship anywhere else in the world!

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    Yesterday on ebay a Masi Special ended at over $4,700.

    I had thought it was going to sell in the 3K range. Not even close.

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    Quote Originally Posted by auchencrow View Post
    It's nice to ogle, but it's funny too, because even if we could afford it, we'd still be too cheap to buy it.


    - Maybe it ain't a grail unless it's 50 bucks?
    My grail limit is $300. Not many grail bikes at that level. So far, each bike in the keeper fleet has stayed under that figure (one bike was within $5)...

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    Phew! That was close! If the Singer was local, I don't know if I could find a reason not to do it.

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    I think we now have an unofficial Grail bike thread.

    I know it is not as fancy as the other beautiful bikes here, but since I can afford and really don't need something as fancy as a real Hellenic (I think that is correct) frame or a Hetchens made with the design like this.
    http://www.hetchins.org/403.htm










    I would easily settle for one of these, but the top of the line model of course

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