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Old 08-30-12, 07:27 PM   #1
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Abstract 10-speed painting...

...I'd need to flip a few more bikes to afford it, though!

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Painting-of-...item2ec0e05847
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Old 08-30-12, 08:27 PM   #2
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I wonder how the artist arrived at that price?

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Old 08-30-12, 08:29 PM   #3
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The painter is a bit off I would say. I would not want it in my house.
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Old 08-30-12, 08:31 PM   #4
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I wonder how the artist arrived at that price?

YES. that's exactly my thought. Besides (not to harm the feelings of the artist) it's brutally ugly.
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Old 08-30-12, 08:34 PM   #5
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Fork's bent. Someone had to say it...
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Old 08-30-12, 08:37 PM   #6
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I was thinking of quitting PayBay anyhow -I wonder what would happen if...
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Old 08-30-12, 08:42 PM   #7
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Good thing shipping is only 10 bucks!
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Old 08-30-12, 11:57 PM   #8
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+1 for showing drive side
-1 for no white garage door

So I guess I'm calling it a zero.
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Old 08-31-12, 12:11 AM   #9
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I got a mil in my matress, the painting is nice but..
I wonder if Eddie would sell one of his TDF bikes for that?
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Kinda reminds me of a turd with a new type of biopace. I like this one better though:

http://tommervik.deviantart.com/art/...BIKE-181958391
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Old 08-31-12, 05:16 AM   #11
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I would offer $50 but i would be afraid he would accept the offer!
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Yup.

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Old 08-31-12, 06:09 AM   #13
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I would offer $50 but i would be afraid he would accept the offer!
You probably would get it. Many of the past sales went in the $50-100 range. It looks like the $1,000,000 listing idea is being used to just get an offer.
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Old 08-31-12, 07:33 AM   #14
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Kinda reminds me of a turd with a new type of biopace. I like this one better though:

http://tommervik.deviantart.com/art/...BIKE-181958391
I wonder how this bike would ride, with a 52 tooth front ring and a 50 tooth rear...
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I wonder how this bike would ride, with a 52 tooth front ring and a 50 tooth rear...
Moot point when the chainstay goes THROUGH the wheel...
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Old 08-31-12, 07:49 AM   #16
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I actually kind of like it...I gravitate towards shapes and lines with my artistic preferences and this is interesting.
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ART: in the eye of the beholder. Or so they say.
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In this age of government-financed "art" the beholder often is the one left holding the bag...
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I can think of worse things to fund than art.
+ 100 K. And we are.
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I actually would love to pick up a couple of good bike art pieces, but this painting is a bit too much for me (both financially and taste).
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I really like the older French posters; they have such charm and they scream fun.
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Old 08-31-12, 09:02 AM   #22
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Back in the day, the "Bike Barb" an alias of one of the Competitive Cycling editorial staff, had an Eisentraut "A" bike in a goofy flesh shade, but the cool part was the barbed wire painting that wrapped lazily around the tubes.
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Old 08-31-12, 09:40 AM   #23
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I actually would love to pick up a couple of good bike art pieces, but this painting is a bit too much for me (both financially and taste).
I checked out this artist's other prints on eBay, and he actually has some work that I wouldn't mind having on my wall, though none of the bike-themed stuff grabbed me. The abstract Mr. Spock amuses me
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Old 08-31-12, 10:37 AM   #24
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Any Foosters got a spare $1,000,000 burning a hole in their pocket?
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The shipping seems cheap for such a valuable item.
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