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Old 08-21-07, 08:22 AM   #1
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Anybody seen the Yeti pursuit on eBay? Freakshow!

No, not my auction (nor my friend's)...just an interesting specimen.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...MEWA:IT&ih=019
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Old 08-21-07, 08:26 AM   #2
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He's used it only twice in 6 years?

I'm sure that all the guys hungrily watching eBay for a rare pursuit bike will snatch this thing up immediately. I'll keep an eye of FGG, it'll probably show up there in a week or two...$4500 BIN price-- what a steal.
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Old 08-21-07, 08:29 AM   #3
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who the hell spends that kind of money to ride a bike twice? I don't get it.
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That guy is dope smoking.
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That bike is dope smoking.
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Old 08-21-07, 10:22 AM   #6
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Needs more ringle', but yea, I think that thing is the shiznat (and I'm definitely not one to oogle over vintage).
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Dude that Accel kevlar wheel is super trick. I used to ride with a rich lawyer guy back in the day that always had all the trickest stuff. I remember when he had a set of these made for his time trial bike, I think he spent $5000 on the wheels... and this was in '94! Zoiks.
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He's used it only twice in 6 years?
Hmm if we are reading criticly it actually says he only had a chance to ride it on the track twice in 2 years.
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Hmm if we are reading criticly it actually says he only had a chance to ride it on the track twice in 2 years.
Indeed, I noticed that...but then thought, "Where the hell else would he ride it?"
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at least you get a bunch of stuff for 4500. 7 wheels (including 2 disks), 5 chainrings, 2 sets of custom bars and a bunch of tubies. But yea, I can't imagine spending that much on that, although I'm sure someone will.

I would never say I am poor, but I still can not understand how and why people buy things like this....
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I love it. If I were filthy rich I might consider it. As it is I am dirt poor.
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Old 08-21-07, 07:31 PM   #12
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for rich guys with $70k+ cars who like bikes, $5k isn't much

ahhh....Yeti.
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It's also what proper track equipment costs and isn't that expensive for people who are serious about track racing (not messing around on the streets). Check the price of a Zipp or Mavic disc wheel.
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that thing is sick maybe if I had the money and was seriously considering the kilo otherwise its a waste
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It's also what proper track equipment costs and isn't that expensive for people who are serious about track racing (not messing around on the streets). Check the price of a Zipp or Mavic disc wheel.
but this isn't serious track equipment anymore. Old 24" disks are probably worth $50 and even that only to the over excited father of a really small junior.
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that thing is sick maybe if I had the money and was seriously considering the kilo otherwise its a waste
It's a waste anyway. $4500 will buy you a much better bike elsewhere.
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