Re: [CR]ebay outing: gios super record..sad


Example: Framebuilders:Brian Baylis

Date: Tue, 28 Dec 2004 15:55:23 -0800
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]ebay outing: gios super record..sad
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"P.C. Kohler" wrote:
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <chasds@mindspring.com>
>
> > Note that the seller parted this out from
> > a fully original, complete bike:
> >
> >
> http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=56197&item=7124180957
> &rd=1&ssPageName=WDVW
> >
> > That seems wrong to me. I know it's his bike. I know he can do whatever
> he wants with it. But I think it's wrong to part out a bike like that. I
> know why he did it. Maximize profit. Still seems wrong to me.
> >
> > Charles Andrews
> > Socal
>
> Just mindnumbingly sad and selfish. A public flogging is indicated. Or even
> better, it would be swell if no one bid on the bits. But alas they already
> have.
>
> Peter Kohler
> Washington DC USA

Afraid I'm going to have to disagree with the two of you on this one...

This was originally bought as a frame and assembled from parts. No crime in returning it to its parts and parting it out in my opinion. Parts is Parts. Wasn't originally a complete original bike with the pantographed stuff or anything...

Chuck "ain't no big thang, Baby" Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California

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