[Classicrendezvous] Re: Parts vs whole (was Like PX10, Jubilee, Campy, Brooks NR)


Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2000 13:27:58 -0400
From: "Roy H. Drinkwater" <roydrink@mac.com>
To: classic list <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
In-Reply-To: <20001018083012.B25257@wolfenet.com>
Subject: [Classicrendezvous] Re: Parts vs whole (was Like PX10, Jubilee, Campy, Brooks NR)

John writes:
>Is this worth more in pieces than as a complete bike?

Basically nearly everything is, bikes, cars, camera gear, computers, etc. as long as you can find buyers for every piece. Isn't this the concept behind "chop shops"?

Josh writes:
>I'll probably end up selling it whole then hoping not to
>see its dismembered remains on ebay a week later...

Not to say ebay is a "chop shop"... :<)

But isn't buying complete bikes, finding components, stripping, cleaning, restoring, exchanging, parting out, and trading to get other parts to make the bike you want part of the fun? ...besides riding of course!

Roy H. Drinkwater It's raining again & cold in Lititz, PA