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No offense to the poster below but i hope this board...(4 posts)

No offense to the poster below but i hope this board...Djudd
Sep 25, 2002 6:11 PM
does not get to be the "how much can I get for this?" forum. Really, how the hell can anyone judge the going price on a bike without seeing it? Consider the variables: tubing, components, wear, production years, the mode of selling and on and on. A bike is worth what you can get for it. A better question is, where can I find out about this bike? and it's tubing, components et cetera so I can make an intelligent decision on selling it. No one can tell you what you have if you don't have the knowledge to give an accurate description.
re: No offense to the poster below but i hope this board...Mod5Man
Sep 25, 2002 8:36 PM
Go Djudd!!!!!!!!!
Rock On, Lets post everything you want and how you want it to be posted. Doenst everyone agree with me, geeezzzzzz what was I thinking when I posted that one.
Not what i said at all...Djudd
Sep 26, 2002 10:28 AM
I expressed an opinion, never mentioned censorship. Post as you like and you are likely to get a response (witness below). However, I maintain, that asking the possible price of a bicycle with almost no info (re:steel tubing!!!)or even picture is all but useless for you. Take the opportunity to harm yourself with knowledge, or not, as you please.
re: No offense to the poster below but i hope this board...GTDave
Oct 4, 2002 7:35 AM
I've got to agree with Djudd here. What he is saying (my reading of it) is....
How can any one tell, sight unseen, what a bike (or anything else) is worth from a sketchy description?
I too, don't want this board to become an "Antiques Roadshow" or flea market apprasial (sp) service.
I'd hate to see this board devolve into a meaningless list of "what's this worth??" postings.
He is not asking you not to post anything, merely offering a better approach to getting the information you need.
I think the responses you got were more informative than I would have expected from the information you provided.