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Which one is the better investment ?

Old 06-19-20, 12:01 PM
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Originally Posted by xiaoman1 View Post
Me too...wonder how the portfolio is doing?
Probably pretty good if he went with the Colnago

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Originally Posted by Drillium Dude View Post
Probably pretty good if he went with the Colnago

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I would likely be inclined to lean to the Colnago also . Yet without current pricing of each bike and some good pics Along with some actual details of the bikes,all three have variations that range in current value from $400-500 to $2000 or so. It is just really hard to give suggestion other than go with the bike you like best vintage bikes just aren't great investments. The difference in investment value will be way offset buy in enjoyment satisfaction getting the bike you like best if you only ride a few hundred miles.

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Old 06-19-20, 07:08 PM
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Which one is the better investment ?

Originally Posted by pinch1967 View Post
I have the opportunity to buy a 1980,s Eddy Merckx in great condition or a Schwinn Paramount , or a Colnago all in my size and in great condition and all about the same time frame . which would be the best invest if i chose to sell at a later date ? thanks for any input .
...go with an index fund if you're looking for ROI. Bicycles usually end up underwater.
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Old 06-19-20, 07:11 PM
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Originally Posted by hazetguy View Post
spoiler alert: this is an almost 5 year old thread.
... even better. After five years, clearly we will have some numbers to crunch to see if the investment paid off in the shorter term. I'm more of a buy and hold guy, so this interests me.
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We see in the OP's 4-1-17 Thread that he bought the Eddy Merckx, had it for less than two years, and then sold it. Yes, it would be interesting to see the purchase and selling prices. Why is everybody so reluctant to divulge this information?
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Old 06-19-20, 08:56 PM
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This question a mind perplexing problem.

I personally would take the Paramount, the Paramount has a huge American history behind it. Also' if it needs to be restored back to it's old factory original like new glory, Waterford is the only company that is authorized to do that, no other bike has that going for it.
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Please some one kill end this thread.
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Originally Posted by clongwill View Post
We see in the OP's 4-1-17 Thread that he bought the Eddy Merckx, had it for less than two years, and then sold it. Yes, it would be interesting to see the purchase and selling prices. Why is everybody so reluctant to divulge this information?
...nobody ever likes to talk about their losing investments ? It's always, "I bought Apple at 23, back in the early 80's."
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Originally Posted by Drillium Dude View Post
Probably pretty good if he went with the Colnago

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A colnago over a Merckx?

Sacrilege.
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Originally Posted by Wileyone View Post
A colnago over a Merckx?

Sacrilege.
Yes, I'm sure every time Eddy raced his Colnago he felt he was committing sacrilege

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Originally Posted by Miele Man View Post
After FIVE YEARS the buyer most likely has made their choice. LOL

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