Re: [CR]Housecleaning of vintage frame, parts

(Example: Racing)

Date: Tue, 6 Sep 2005 09:23:20 -0700 (PDT)
From: Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Housecleaning of vintage frame, parts
To: Earle Young <>, Joe Bender-Zanoni <>,
In-Reply-To: <004501c5b2f9$a2c2bf80$>

Actually, I usually find the opposite to be true. It seems to me you get more money by selling parts separately than in a large lot. That's why you see a lot of bikes parted out and the frame and each major component sold separately on eBay. But it clearly is a lot less burdensome and time-consumnig to sell stuff in one large lot.


Jerry Moos Houston, TX

Earle Young <> wrote: Thanks, Joe What I wanted to do was to weed out the people who want to get just a few choice items. I know there is enough stuff for two complete bikes because I had two complete bikes built at one time. I think that adds value which would be lost by piecing it out. Besides, I'm lazy, and selling it all to one person would be easiest.
Earle Young,
Madison, WI

----- Original Message -----
From: "Joe Bender-Zanoni"
Cc: "Earle Young"
Sent: Tuesday, September 06, 2005 6:34 AM
Subject: Re: [CR]Housecleaning of vintage frame, parts

> On reviewing this, I owe Earle an apology for being too gruff. Earle's
> offer amounts to an invitation to figure out what he is offering and I
> suspect someone on the list will be interested enough to do just that.
> Joe Bender-Zanoni
> Great Notch, NJ
> Joe Bender-Zanoni wrote:
> > Dream on. This sort of lazy promotion of whatever the heck you are
> > selling has no place on this list.
> >
> > Joe Bender-Zanoni
> > Great Notch, NJ
> >
> > Earle Young wrote:
> >
> >> Hi all,
> >> Sunday marked the retirement ride of my favorite vintage frame, and
> >> because I cannot afford both modern and vintage, I am selling my
> >> collection of vintage bike parts. I would like to sell it to one
> >> person rather than part it out. I would also hope to sell it to
> >> somebody who would come to Madison to verify condition and take
> >> possession.
> >> In short, I have a v. ugly, but straight 1970 or 71 Peugeot PX-10
> >> frame, 57 cm c-t-c; and enough vintage parts for two complete bikes
> >> and some spares. All is from late '70s to early '80s, in good
> >> condition and top-of-the line for the day, mostly Campagnolo, but
> >> with some Simplex and some Japanese. I am asking $1,000 for the whole
> >> mess, which is on the low side of fair, I think.
> >> Contact me off-list if you are seriously interested, and I will send
> >> you an inventory.
> >>
> >> By the way, the retirement of my frame was celebrated on the Wright
> >> Stuff Century just west of Madison in the hilly country near Frank
> >> Lloyd Wright's Taliesin. Just 14 months after being forced off the
> >> bicycle by severe disc problems, I completed all 106.1 miles,
> >> averaging a blistering 10 miles per hour on my vintage steel ride.
> >>
> >>
> >> Earle Young,
> >> Madison, WI