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Old 07-22-21, 02:27 PM
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"Needs some work."
Off the top of my head I can think of one easy adjustment.
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Bicycle Hoard - $15,000 (Eugene)



















It looks like a unique collection. Some nice stuff mixed in, and I can't tell about the rest.
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Old 07-22-21, 06:21 PM
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An accident waiting to happen when the front wheels splay away from each other?

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Originally Posted by CliffordK

Bicycle Hoard - $15,000 (Eugene)



















It looks like a unique collection. Some nice stuff mixed in, and I can't tell about the rest.
I've cleaned out a few places like that over the years, most were years after the owner passed away and the family gave up trying to sell it all. I've seen garages, houses, and basements packed so full you couldn't walk. I cleaned out one place not quite two years ago that had a dozen old truck bodies, all packed with old bikes and parts, and the house was packed so full the guy had been sleeping in his car.
I suppose one day someone will have to clean up after me too.

I really don't see that lot selling for anywhere near that amount, regardless of what's all there most folks will only buy if they feel they're getting a deal. Most seem to have trouble parting with a $20 bill let alone $15k.
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Yeah, getting the $15k might be hard, but I'd love to go there and pick through it.
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Originally Posted by TCollen
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"Needs some work."
Off the top of my head I can think of one easy adjustment.
Painful to look at.
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Originally Posted by himespau
Yeah, getting the $15k might be hard, but I'd love to go there and pick through it.
I've probably got the money in the mattress. But, I didn't find the photos all that inspiring. I think I saw what was likely a Peugeot with a Selle Italia, but not a lot of classic European racers.

Pile of center pulls and Mafacs?

What I fear is that if one carefully split it up and put everything on E-Bay, and building a few bikes to sell locally, one would spend a year worth of labor and get $15,000 back.

Perhaps give it a few weeks, then see if the seller is willing to negotiate.
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Old 07-23-21, 12:03 PM
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Oh yeah, absolutely, it'd be hard work to get the $15k back, but there appeared to be a few high end wheels there, and some decent cranksets in there amongst all that. Frames all too small for me, but I would enjoy pawing through it all. Heck, things like those rolls of jagwire housing can come in handy.
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Old 07-23-21, 10:52 PM
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It's a great bike.

Specialized - $150

bicycle frame material: aluminum
bicycle type: cyclocross
frame size: 54
wheel size: 27.5 in
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Old 07-25-21, 07:52 PM
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I understand wanting your bikes back but........



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Maybe taken in a garbage sweep?
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Old 07-26-21, 05:30 PM
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Disregard those Ross decals and badges on the bike. Seller says it's a Fuji. Twice.

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Old 07-27-21, 05:22 AM
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Originally Posted by TCollen
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"Needs some work."
Off the top of my head I can think of one easy adjustment.
Why would they even take the picture like that? How hard is it to turn the handlebars forward?
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Originally Posted by Murray Missile
Why would they even take the picture like that? How hard is it to turn the handlebars forward?
They took all the pics that way in that ad.
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Originally Posted by thumpism
Disregard those Ross decals and badges on the bike. Seller says it's a Fuji. Twice.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...64159808575213

The seller may not know how to read but its still likely worth the $50 he's asking. Those weren't bad bikes.
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Old 07-28-21, 01:04 AM
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Why would they even take the picture like that?
I know the owner...

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I'm willing to overpay for a Takara and I have in the past. To that end I would give $37.50 for a Deluxe Touring in nice survivor condition because I had one as a kid. But $375 for this wreck?

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Vintage Takara Deluxe Touring Bike. Handle bars regripped. Good condition, rides very well & brakes good. Must be able to pickup in Glenpool
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^ Right pedal is pre-egg beater.
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^ ^ I think you could see those reflectors from space too.
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Originally Posted by Murray Missile


Why would they even take the picture like that? How hard is it to turn the handlebars forward?
Probably the same reason there are so many blurry, poorly lighted, non-drive-side pictures of bikes: "it's just a bike; the only important characteristic is the color."
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Old 07-28-21, 11:49 PM
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^ ^ I think you could see those reflectors from space too.
Those are reflectors? I thought they were solar panels powering that little motor on the driveside of the front wheel

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I love how the seller has the audacity to say the bike is in "decent shape" yet takes a photo of what appears to be terminal rot. $60 worth in parts for sure, but I would say this is a rolling death trap.

Seventies Vintage Corelli steel bike with Campagnolo & Shimano 600. - $60 (bernal heights)

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