Author Topic: Thorn Tandem with S&S in USA on Ebay  (Read 239 times)

mickeg

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Thorn Tandem with S&S in USA on Ebay
« on: November 11, 2017, 03:06:09 PM »
Not mine, I saw it on Ebay.  Thorns in USA are very rare, so I listed that in the subject line.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Thorn-Raven-Tandem-Raven-Twin/112631631074

mickeg

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Re: Thorn Tandem with S&S in USA on Ebay
« Reply #1 on: November 17, 2017, 06:22:07 PM »
No bidders, relisted at same price. 
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Thorn-Raven-Tandem-Raven-Twin-/112644095893

I am surprised it did not sell, with that many S&S couplings and considering the high cost of Rohloffs in USA, this should be a valuable item.

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Re: Thorn Tandem with S&S in USA on Ebay
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2017, 04:56:58 PM »
Did not sell again.  They relisted it with a slightly lower price.  I am surprised it is still there. 
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Thorn-Raven-Tandem-Raven-Twin-/112658615199

I can't tell from the photos if the front wheel has a dynohub or not.  In one photo there is a hint of a bulge in the hub like you would see on a Son or SP hub.

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Re: Thorn Tandem with S&S in USA on Ebay
« Reply #3 on: November 28, 2017, 07:00:25 PM »
Yes, George, a nice one for sure! Like you, I'm surprised it hasn't sold more quickly, particularly where it is on this side of the Big Water.

I agree...that front hub look like it might be a dynohub. Fun to speculate.

There's a surprising number of Thorns in Florida but we typically don't hear too much from the owners. I may have corresponded with the owners of this one back in 2010 when I was contemplating my Sherpa purchase, but then again...this one looks newer than that.
Best wishes to seller and buyer alike.

All the best,

Dan.

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Re: Thorn Tandem with S&S in USA on Ebay
« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2017, 04:54:40 PM »
Nobody bid, it did not sell.  The owner does not appear to have re-listed it.  Considering what a Rohloff by itself sells for in USA, this was a bargain.

If anyone was interested in it they might consider using the Ebay messaging system to contact seller.

Several years ago I saw a Sherpa on Ebay, it was my size, nobody bid.  I contacted the owner after the auction and asked if they would be interested in selling just the frame.  That is how I managed to buy my Thorn Sherpa frame.