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PostPosted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:12 pm 
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$533 for a complete Hei Hei shipped?!? Sort of seems too good to be true, no? Not my size or I might have risked it already. Parts are a bit of a dogs breakfast, but certainly worth more than $533.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/1999-kona-custo ... 2863660322


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:26 pm 
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Nice wheels as well. Good feedback and paypal protection. Why worry?


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 10:03 pm 
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troje wrote:
Nice wheels as well. Good feedback and paypal protection. Why worry?


Maybe I'm just overvaluing Hei Hei's because I spent a lot on mine, but doesn't $533 shipped seem extraordinarily low for a ti Kona Hei Hei (with XTR bits, CK wheels, a ti fork, etc.)? But yeah, the seller has good feedback and whatnot.

Don't get me wrong, if it was my size, I would've hit BIN already. But buying it just to split it doesn't seem like a great use of my time with a dozen other projects going on.


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 10:18 pm 
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that's definitely a bargain given the XTR kit and CK wheelset. never seen a solid head badge like that, instead of decal. cool!


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 10:27 pm 
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Middle chain ring looks clapped out but I'd go for it!


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 27, 2017 3:00 am 
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The fork looks like a titanium Black Sheep, which are pretty expensive. I have a feeling that the seller was selling for somebody else and it may have been stolen.


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:25 am 
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Something about those decals makes me raise an eyebrow. Some of the kit is debatable but it appears to be one of the last Hei Hei's.


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:47 am 
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Slightly off topic in terms of year but what is a good catalogue spec original 95 hei hei worth?


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:11 am 
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Was the sale somehow related to this site, going by the sellers name....?

https://www.bicyclebluebook.com/


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 27, 2017 9:35 am 
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fattiman wrote:
Slightly off topic in terms of year but what is a good catalogue spec original 95 hei hei worth?


Depends on size, location and originality (less period correct). The market is anyones guess right now.


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