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I came across this sit the other day www.cycle-auctions.com it is an site similiar to ebay but just cycling items. Looks to be a good concept. they are offering free unlimited posting right now. I suggest that if you are an ebay seller that you jump on on save some $$$. At least someone is thinking about the cycling community.:thumbsup:
 

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speedraceratl said:
I came across this sit the other day www.cycle-auctions.com it is an site similiar to ebay but just cycling items. Looks to be a good concept. they are offering free unlimited posting right now. I suggest that if you are an ebay seller that you jump on on save some $$$. At least someone is thinking about the cycling community.:thumbsup:
Dude if you are going to shill for your site you should have more than one "fixed" price item going for full retail. Makes your site look lame.
 

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That site is a novel idea but has a long long way to go to be a viable shopping experience for consumers and sellers alike. Many have tried to compete with or even just live off the scraps from eBay and failed and when I say many, I mean huge companies with millions of dollars.

Bottom line eBay has its flaws, but is still hands down the best auction style shopping experience for both consumers and sellers.

I tip my hat for the attempt at marketing an auction site towards the biking community, but at best your talking about a small demographic, theres not even that many bike oriented auctions on ebay and the cycle auctions.com will never get off the ground.
 

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Yes the Google rumor has been out there for a while and if anyone can bring real competition to eBay its Google, Great tech engine, $$$, exposure and branding. We will wait and see, a little competition will be good for everyone buying or selling on ebay. Maybe lower fees and more marketing to drive consumers to the site.
 

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Yahoo has its share

Many of you might not know the largest auction site in Japan, Taiwan and many other foreigh countries is Yahoo's auction site. Why? simply because it started just a little earlier than ebay. It actually 'force' ebay to withdraw from these areas after the frist few years' nasty battle. I don't think Google can take over now, for the exact same reason.
 

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speedraceratl said:
I came across this sit the other day www.cycle-auctions.com it is an site similiar to ebay but just cycling items. Looks to be a good concept. they are offering free unlimited posting right now. I suggest that if you are an ebay seller that you jump on on save some $$$. At least someone is thinking about the cycling community.:thumbsup:
Hopefully you came across it and kept going. Nice try, though.:rolleyes: :nono:
 

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Great site!

speedraceratl said:
I came across this sit the other day www.cycle-auctions.com it is an site similiar to ebay but just cycling items. Looks to be a good concept. they are offering free unlimited posting right now. I suggest that if you are an ebay seller that you jump on on save some $$$. At least someone is thinking about the cycling community.:thumbsup:
Why do all the categories show zero items? :skep:
 

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Your right BigBull, Yahoo is king in Japan which is why eBay sprinted to China when the market opened, pretty much setting there claws on a much bigger potential payoff. Yahoo floundered and continues to flounder in the states, for all the reasons you stated.

I agree, Google even with bigbucks and superior tech side has a huge task, one that may not be winable. Lets hope for our sake eBay will get some competition soon.

Too bring this thread back to its origin, its nice to see a bike only eBay/auction style site but those wings were clipped before moma bird gave it its first worm.
 
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