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Title: 2nd hand bike sales.
Post by: A10 JWO on 22.08. 2019 15:53
Had a meet with a few of our like minded friends about selling bikes, a couple of them have really nice restored bikes up for sale. There are many on auction sites that are simply not selling.
It would seem that it is the case that no one has any cash. I am trying to sell my 650 at the moment and not a sniff. I would sooner keep it but I have another restoration arriving in a few weeks
and I don't have the room. I don't ride much lately but I love restoring them. What is going to become of the bike market "Property of a deceased estate".  *eek* .
Title: Re: 2nd hand bike sales.
Post by: JulianS on 22.08. 2019 16:33
Perhaps some prospective owners prefer to buy restoration projects for that experience, or unrestored original bikes.
Title: Re: 2nd hand bike sales.
Post by: cyclobutch on 22.08. 2019 16:44
I think maybe the bike market has dipped here a little in the UK at the moment.

I stuck my Camel on ebay some time back at what I thought was a very generous start price and got narry a sniff. Put it up in the classifieds in a couple of classic magazines at a higher price and got a lot more interest.