Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: So Cal
Bikes: I don't own any bikes
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Originally Posted by sloar
i gotta be honest, i don't want to reveal the reserve price. i know it was a little high, but i'm having a hard time letting it go for cheap. i'm not an idiot, i know how much bikes sell for, but i bought this bike brand new and sunk a ton of money into it. i know i can't get anywhere close to that. but it has been a really good bike. i will probably just end up keeping it and riding it. i have taken this bike everywhere to ride and its held up great. down ski runs in colorado, slick rock and northern california. this pic was on porcupine trail in moab.
Either do that (keep it) or donate it to a good charity and take a nice writeoff.
I've kept my old bike from 1990 something... it's gone through a number of changes but is now a commuter bike and when it rains, I have no problem riding it. Something to be said about having a nice, old reliable bike hanging around.
BTW if your reserve was more than $200 - 300, than you were asking too much... but you knew that... take the XTR off and out on something older/cheaper and sell the whole bike for $200 and then sell the XTR...
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