Re: [CR] How much would this track bike bring on eBay?

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Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2010 06:45:35 -0700
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Subject: Re: [CR] How much would this track bike bring on eBay?

Nobody else? The proud, the ashamed? Don't want the wife to know?

Raise the bar!

John Pergolizzi San Diego
>>> - Don Gillies wrote:
>>> "Does anyone know of a vintage or used (on-topic) bike
>>> that has changed hands for more than $10,000 ??"
>> Don,
>> My 1949 Singer; $13,500 about 3 years ago to another list member.
>> She came from Grant Handly with impeccable provenance, was all
>> original, and overall was about a 9.5 with just the right amount
>> of patina (subjective).
>> I rode her a Cirque and had a front blow out. After all, they are
>> meant to be used.
>> John Pergolizzi
>> San Diego
>> On Mar 21, 2010, at 9:44 PM, donald gillies wrote:
>>> Well, at first I thought it was a violation of list rules, and Jim
>>> was
>>> selling his Track Bike !! But then I saw he was talking about
>>> eddie's
>>> museum piece (hour record in mexico bike), which is probably not for
>>> sale.
>>> There are several bikes that have broken eddie's hour record, some
>>> of
>>> them officially, and some unofficially. I personally would rather
>>> own
>>> one of Graeme Obree's bikes, especially the first one to have been
>>> outlawed by the ICF, something with a washing machine bottom bracket
>>> would be far more interesting, imho ...
>>> One way to estimate the value of "The Hour" bike, is by trying to
>>> find
>>> the highest price anyone knows at which a modern bike has changed
>>> hands? What sort of value is the largest here? $10,000 ?? Maybe
>>> for
>>> a Renee Herse?
>>> San Diego, CA