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Old 02-18-21, 11:05 AM
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Originally Posted by robbie267 View Post
I couldn't find my dream frameset, so I ended up buying a fully built-up bike and used the frame for my dream build. Now, I have almost enough leftover parts to build a full bike.

I tried selling the entire groupset as a package deal. I get it--Ultegra 6800 doesn't command the price it once did. The Stages crank arm was worth $250 alone but multiple people sent offers for $200 for the whole set

Should I wait until "cycling season" starts in earnest and hope more serious buyers are out there, or should I buy a frameset of the same era (because this groupset does not belong on a 2021 frame), build it up, and sell it as a bike instead of as parts?
List it all individually on ebay if the group isnt getting interest.
Another option- buy a $10 membership here and list the components on the for sale forum.
If you are pricing everything too high, itll sit. ebay gives a pretty easy to measure current value- if it sells it was well priced or underpriced. If it sits, its over priced.

I am in the market for some 11sp Shimano, but have no interest in paying $350 for some shifters, so I will wait since its not pressing. I am guessing thats a pretty common position right now, due to how high prices are overall and how seemingly low even 2nd market inventory is.
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