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UPDATE: What is a FAIR price?

Old 05-06-05, 04:21 PM
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UPDATE: What is a FAIR price?

Well, Koffee you wanted an update and I waited a day to let it settle so I would know what to say to my sister-in-law about buying the bike. When I called, my nephew answered. I asked him if he would sell it to me (since it is the bike HE won) and he said that he would think about a price. When I called him today I asked him if he figured a price and he told me that I should just take it because he is not using it and it's just hanging in the garage. I was so surprised! I asked him twice if he was sure and that I 'd be glad to pay him for it but he said "you're my aunt, you can just have it!". Can you believe it? Boy his mom will be mad, but I decided that I'll buy him a game for his X-Box in return. What a sweet kid.....
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Old 05-06-05, 04:50 PM
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I explained that he could never pay me enough cash for the amount of work I had put into that bike and the only way to compensate me for it was to ride the hell out of it.
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Old 05-06-05, 04:56 PM
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Gotta see my thread from a few days ago. Sorry for the confusion.
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Old 05-06-05, 05:12 PM
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ROCK ON!!! Lock it up so the old hag don't steal it back
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Wow, despite the odds, that sounds like your nephew is turning out to be a good kid. Try to keep him away from his mom.
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Good on him! He sounds like a good kid, no thanks to his money grubbing mom (sorry).

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Sorry, missed that post. It's all clear now. Enjoy the ride!
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I explained that he could never pay me enough cash for the amount of work I had put into that bike and the only way to compensate me for it was to ride the hell out of it.
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Old 05-06-05, 09:13 PM
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Okay, so what did you score for free?
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very cool, your nephew sounds like a cool kid!

(hint) instrad of getting him an x-box game maybe you could buy him a new bike and take him riding with you! I know I was excited when my uncle and aunt asked if I wanted to go riding with them. And look at me now! Flat broke with three bikes and a crapload of gear
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The only kind of cycling my nephew ever did was a short stint in BMX. His parents got him a pretty expensive bike back in the day. That led him into motocross. Actually, he is getting a bigger motorcycle soon - - I guess he outgrew the other one. I've tried asking him before if he'd liked to go but he just kind of smiled nicely and politely declined. Then he asked if I wanted to go motorcycle riding. Well, that's a 17 year old for ya...
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motox eh?

He sounds like he's go the balls to go big in FR/DH.
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Originally Posted by PWRDbyTRD
ROCK ON!!! Lock it up so the old hag don't steal it back
Tru 'dat!!!!
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You might want to get him something for his new bike, too or instead, since that way it would be sort of a passion swap. Just a thought.

As for the rubbing off fears someone posted, I'd say someone's doing something right over there if he's happy to give it to you.
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Old 05-18-05, 04:18 PM
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Get him a nice new pipe from FMF for his mx bike. Even one from White Bros. would be alright.

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