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Old 06-24-11, 02:22 PM
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$550.00 uo8????

http://cgi.ebay.com/Vintage-Peugeot-...item43a6eae312

So I swear I've been seeing this bike repeatedly posted on E-bay for at least a year now for the same insane price of $550.00.

Wouldn't you think the guy would figure out it'll never sell at that price?
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Old 06-24-11, 02:26 PM
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It has a Palo Alto bike license though - -Prices out there are pretty steep you know.
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Old 06-24-11, 02:32 PM
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It has a Palo Alto bike license though - -Prices out there are pretty steep you know.
Palo Alto, Wisconsin?
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Well, the guy might be crazy. But a quick review of his completed auctions shows he has done pretty good, and got some wild high prices. He does mainly buy it now, so he only has to catch one fish to get a high price (auctions tak at least two fishes),
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Old 06-24-11, 02:34 PM
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Just the shipping (at least to my location) is more than the bike is worth ($177)...
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Old 06-24-11, 02:39 PM
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Ha! Holy crap. I've got a blue UO8 mixte (worth more, at least around here) that's been cleaned up that I'd be happy to sell for Half his price! What a deal!!!
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Big deal. More fodder for the Wacky World of C-List & eBay thread.

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And that other guy keeps listing his PX-10 for $1699. Can't blame 'em for their tenacity I suppose.
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Old 06-24-11, 03:05 PM
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At least he took the time to clean it and get it ready to ride.
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Old 06-24-11, 03:13 PM
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Oh, right. That's the same guy who keeps listing a Moto Grand Record for a laughable price. I think he's just trying to draw sales in to his other flotsam.
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As in "bust yer budget".
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In the car business we had a saying "there's a seat for every ass or an ass for every seat"
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In the car business we had a saying... "there's an ass"
fix'd that for ya.
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Originally Posted by auchencrow View Post
It has a Palo Alto bike license though - -Prices out there are pretty steep you know.
Depends which side of HWY 101 you are in......
The East side was one of the roughest/poorest neighborhoods in the bay area up to the 90's..........then Ikea came ............. So the rich kids from the Stanford campus and their parents had to cross over to shop for their dorm room goodies and big areas in the neighborhood got bought up and became "gentrified".
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Originally Posted by cudak888 View Post
Big deal. More fodder for the Wacky World of C-List & eBay thread.
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Old 06-24-11, 07:18 PM
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It's a storefront in Madison. They've been discussed repeatedly here.

About ten years back, they had decent, if high prices. Their prices now have no relation to reality. Ten years ago, they had some nice stock. I last visited them about four-five years back, and their prices had gone way up, the quality of their stock way down.

I bought one of my PXs there ten years back, 300$. High at the time, but ballpark. Less than this UO, I sadly note.
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I just looked at more of his items and judging by the price on his bikes I'm guessing he's in no hurry whatsoever to sell most of them.

A gaspipe Austro-Daimler for $450.00?
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I think this same bike is for sale in Minneapolis for $65, in similar condition.
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Originally Posted by Poguemahone View Post
It's a storefront in Madison.
Is that the same Budget?!? I Love their service/parts store(different location). Their mechanics are really friendly and helpful. But their used bike store guys must be smoking some good **** for the prices they're asking and the crap they'll feed you for why they're asking so much. I went in there a couple times when I first started getting into the C&V thing and... Well, like I said, they must be smoking the good stuff. They act completely different too. Sometimes I have trouble believing they're owned by the same person. I can only imagine it's because they actually get those prices from it being a Major biking college town. There is always some poor soul out there test riding a bike whenever I go by. I guess it's easier to sell 1 bike/day to a sucker for $600 than 3 bikes/day at $200.
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Compared to Yellow Jersey, any service is friendly and accessible. It's kind of like winning the "taller than Gary Coleman" contest, you know? You don't have to be real tall to win. I dunno. All the mechanics at BBC I've talked to (one who has an orange Rambouillet with Super LJs on it is extra-nice) know their stuff. I've certainly never been kicked any attitude, but I don't ask dumb questions, either.
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