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Offline J. Ryan

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Which one is better...
« on: December 29, 2008, 12:32:23 PM »
I'm considering selling my fisher paragon and having a custom frame made. Is it easier to sell just the frame and fork or should I consider selling the complete bike?

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Re: Which one is better...
« Reply #1 on: December 29, 2008, 12:46:50 PM »
I did quite a bit of buying and selling via ebay when I was trying to find what type of bike worked for me. I would also buy, fix and resell for profit to fund my upgrade addiction. Complete bikes were a much harder sell than frames. Never sold a frame and fork combo though. I imagine your going rigid if the fork is going with the GF?
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Re: Which one is better...
« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2008, 12:52:14 PM »
I agree half of catman's points, I myself frequent ebay and there are a lot of fox fork suckers out there so a frame with fox might be a good pitch. IMO


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Re: Which one is better...
« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2008, 12:57:51 PM »
I really like the fork but the reason I would be selling it with the frame is because of the custom 51mm offset. I would imagine that if someone was to buy the frame they would want the custom fork with it. I know I did.

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Re: Which one is better...
« Reply #4 on: December 29, 2008, 01:11:58 PM »
I'd do a frame/fork combo and play up the custom offset.  Sell the other parts individually or keep them as backups.
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Re: Which one is better...
« Reply #5 on: December 29, 2008, 01:13:34 PM »
I'd do a frame/fork combo and play up the custom offset.  Sell the other parts individually or keep them as backups.

is that a marketing lingo?   :D

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Re: Which one is better...
« Reply #6 on: December 29, 2008, 01:36:25 PM »
what don't you like about the paragon?

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Re: Which one is better...
« Reply #7 on: December 29, 2008, 01:54:54 PM »
I'd do a frame/fork combo and play up the custom offset.  Sell the other parts individually or keep them as backups.

is that a marketing lingo?   :D

Just let them know why the fork is suited to the frame...all that trail, rake, and other stuff.
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Re: Which one is better...
« Reply #8 on: December 29, 2008, 02:01:14 PM »
what don't you like about the paragon?

The new paragon is already cracking! I think I'm just too tall for them. They do seem a bit small for me.

 

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