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Another Audi extra. (I mean toy)

B7000 May 10, 2014

  1. B7000

    B7000 Member

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    Came across this almost new Audi bicycle in Germany and purchased it to add to my toys, fits nicely in the 8V SB :kissmyrings:
     

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  2. Sandra

    Sandra MODERATOR Staff Member Administrator Moderator TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter quattro Audi S3 s tronic

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    That is smart. Just needs a Ducati engine and it be complete, lol. :) x
     
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  3. B7000

    B7000 Member

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    I am afraid I am the Ducati engine.
     
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  4. Sandra

    Sandra MODERATOR Staff Member Administrator Moderator TeamMisano TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter quattro Audi S3 s tronic

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    Keep you fit, lol. :) x
     
  5. steeve

    steeve Well-Known Member TeamMisano Team Ibis Audi S3

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    I hope you didn't pay too much for it?
     
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  6. JoFa73

    JoFa73 New Member

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    Looks like something you get for free when you buying a TV :)
     
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  7. amped2

    amped2 Active Member quattro Audi A3 Audi Cabriolet Owner Group TDi

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    As the last two post I'm afraid, great gimmick value but.....
     
  8. B7000

    B7000 Member

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    It's only money.
     
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  9. B7000

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    Ouch !
     
  10. constvoid

    constvoid Active Member TFSI Owners Group Team Scuba Audi A3

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    Those welds look really ugly!
     
  11. CHEZ

    CHEZ moderately amusing Supporter

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    Love it!
    That will be really collectable!
    I would not use it personally and store it!
    May i be so crude and ask what you paid for it?
     
  12. steeve

    steeve Well-Known Member TeamMisano Team Ibis Audi S3

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    Car manufacturers have had branded bikes made for them for years, both road and mountain bike but as far as I'm aware none (not even Porsche) has turned out to be a collectable or an investment. They don't make them themselves but just brand some one else's bikes. the one in question isn't a high spec bike.

    There is quite an increasing number of classic mountain bike makes that are an investment. Such as Klein and Yeti in particular.

    See link, this is a bike owned by my son and is what you need to buy to invest in bikes.
    Myles Rockwell Bike Check - Yeti ARC DH bike - Pinkbike
     
  13. AK47UK

    AK47UK Active Member

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    Are you just using it to poodle about on? If so then it should be fine but looks a bit heavy. If you intend to ride downhill it may be an idea to get another bike as you do get what you pay for and I would only trust reputable bike brands.

    Here is my bad boy :D
    Marin Wolf Ridge 6.7 review - BikeRadar
     
  14. gtiller

    gtiller Active Member TeamMisano Gold Supporter Audi S3

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    Nice one, I like it! :thumbsup:
     
  15. CHEZ

    CHEZ moderately amusing Supporter

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    i know what you mean, i believe schwinn has been making bikes for BMW for years, but i have never seen one in the flesh!
    and the op bike, although not very high spec has exclusivity as will be a rare thing!
    in particular in say 20 years time if it were in mint condition!
    you posted that winning old D.H. bike? yes that will always be a collectors item because of it's herritage etc, but just take a look at what bog standard raleigh burners go for today! :ohmy: never mind a desireable BMX like a skyway or a redline! mega bucks!
    so, i think it will be worth a bit in years to come!, even though i am unsure who makes it as said above, it has dodgey welds going on so may not be a very good manufacturer or not been hand built in yorkshire like my orange patriot was!
    however this audi below WILL be collectable and sought after guaranteed! :thumbsup:

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  16. steeve

    steeve Well-Known Member TeamMisano Team Ibis Audi S3

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    Sorry, I just can't see it. Porsche, Ferrari and others have sold carbon odd looking design bikes like that in the past. Try and find one?

    Now a factory Honda Downhill bike, that is rare and would be worth a fortune if you could find one.
     
  17. CHEZ

    CHEZ moderately amusing Supporter

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    Yeah mate, seen them too with the double chain carry on!
    Lovely
     
  18. B7000

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    Now in my seventies so downhill not a problem (past that) Will be used for canal towpath and cycle path riding just to keep fit.
     
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  19. AK47UK

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    No problems then, looks like a smart bit of kit. When I saw it was full suspension I was worried you might break some bones going down a trail :)
     

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