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Hipster tax, I bet Hawaii is worse than your state

Old 03-10-14, 10:22 PM
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Hipster tax, I bet Hawaii is worse than your state

Can anyone justify paying for an 11 year old broken Bianchi Pista Concept, Arrowspok, and not pictured shimano and dura ace components of dubious condition at $1000? Is this year range rare or something?

https://honolulu.craigslist.org/oah/bik/4369268255.html


I don't know what is up with the Oahu island, most of the craigslist ads here for ssfg and used carbon road bikes are feckin outrageous.

To the owner of the Bianchi Pista, if you're a member....Jesus.

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Old 03-10-14, 11:07 PM
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Crack in seat post? More like crack in seat tube! I think that pretty much renders that frame useless.

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Old 03-10-14, 11:10 PM
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I like how he said "small crack". Awesome wallhanger?
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Old 03-10-14, 11:21 PM
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Yikes. Cervelo warrantied my Soloist for a crack 1/10 the size of that.
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Old 03-11-14, 12:55 AM
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And it's DIY asseembly. Are all the parts there?
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Well, at least there's a prominent picture of the "small crack" in the seat tube.
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He's nuts.
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Old 03-11-14, 05:34 AM
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That *is* a small crack, when he compares it to the enormous crack he's smoking...
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Maybe those funny little hats hipsters wear cause brain damage?
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Just because someone is asking for x amount of dollars doesn't mean anyone is going to pay that
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I wonder what he thinks a large crack is? They are looking for the sucker who doesn't know anything about bikes.
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I wonder what he thinks a large crack is?
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Old 03-14-14, 02:34 AM
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Here we go again....

Fixie

$500 used wal-mart frame with pure fix rims and generic no name parts. Someone please tell me Hawaii isn't the only state that is ape s*** crazy with this.....
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Is that pic of the moon cracking from thundar??
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Originally Posted by GhostSS View Post
Fixie

$500 used wal-mart frame with pure fix rims and generic no name parts. Someone please tell me Hawaii isn't the only state that is ape s*** crazy with this.....
I see your Hawaii, and raise you some Toronto.
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Originally Posted by catonec View Post
Is that pic of the moon cracking from thundar??
You bet!
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dat speshulized
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Checkmate.
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Old 03-14-14, 03:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Angelis View Post
I see your Hawaii, and raise you some Toronto.
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I call with the ultimate hipster combo:

Elliptigo Bike


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Old 03-14-14, 03:27 PM
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That frame is done for. 'nuff said. Wall art or melted down into soda cans.

FWIW I've seen completes go for less in all places the bay area where the hypetax is just as high.

Aerospokes arent even that expensive as they used to be anyhow.
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Old 03-14-14, 11:58 PM
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Ewwww, I need a shower after reading this thread
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Originally Posted by Angelis View Post
I see your Hawaii, and raise you some Toronto.
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I should share some kijiji stuff

Edit:NEW - Velocity Deep V Wheelset (Black or White) - City of Toronto Bikes For Sale - Kijiji City of Toronto Canada.

Bianchi Campione D'italia - City of Toronto Bikes For Sale - Kijiji City of Toronto Canada.

Retrospec St.Urban Diablo fixie/freewheel bike $400 - City of Toronto Bikes For Sale - Kijiji City of Toronto Canada.

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Old 03-15-14, 03:03 AM
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....Is that a Velocity Deep V for $350? I'll pretend I didn't see that.

EDIT: Just as a general question, even if it was a bike you loved and had to part with, would you overcharge? I understand starting high as a negotiating point, but at some point it becomes absurdly high....like, you know....higher than retail brand new.

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Old 03-15-14, 07:06 AM
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Even better. My LBS how lucky I am.

Origin-8 700c Fixie Wheelset - Cyclemotive Toronto downtown
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