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Re: Mecum Vegas Auction 2020
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2020, 06:56:59 PM »
Man though some of those adds read like craigslist adds.. a TA350... never made one.... a TD4 "concept bike"... They do have a shit load of bikes though, and a scott flying squirrel ect ( man if I had the money..). Ed

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Re: Mecum Vegas Auction 2020
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2020, 10:10:01 PM »
Either of you guys want to go?
 Sounds like it would be a hoot. Maybe not for the
whole week, but, a couple of days.
 I agree. Wish I had more disposable income.........
 And another 1,000Sq/Ft in my house....
 Cheers, Jeff

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Re: Mecum Vegas Auction 2020
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2020, 11:46:30 PM »
Either of you guys want to go?

The thought crossed my mind, but I'm still on the fence. I was considering riding out there for a night or two
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Re: Mecum Vegas Auction 2020
« Reply #4 on: January 14, 2020, 07:23:53 PM »
TV schedule just announced.

TV BROADCAST SCHEDULE
EVENT/SHOW                   DATE               TIME (ET)                    TYPE                      NETWORK
Las Vegas Motorcycles      Sun Jan 26        5:00PM - 9:00PM        Next Day Delay        NBCSN
Las Vegas Motorcycles      Wed Jan 29       1:00AM - 3:00AM        DELAYED                 NBCSN
Las Vegas Motorcycles      Thu Jan 30        2:00PM - 6:30PM        DELAYED                  NBCSN
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Re: Mecum Vegas Auction 2020
« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2020, 05:15:38 PM »
The auction is underway, Day 1. You can watch live online https://www.mecum.com/auctions/las-vegas-motorcycle-2020/live

Some real good deals. Just saw an all original Ducati 750 F1 for only $9K! Right after it a 4K mi 851 for $6750. Looks like most of them are going at no reserve.
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Re: Mecum Vegas Auction 2020
« Reply #6 on: January 22, 2020, 02:32:39 AM »
The annual Chinese money laundering event.

Last year shipping containers full of bikes from years earlier were brought back to auction with dust on them.

I hate this auction for seizing up the market by creating unrealistic prices (expected by other sellers in the market) driven by Mecum's willingness to accept questionable funding sources adding value beyond for the ability to buy a hard asset stateside.  In short bike value + value of money laundering = mecum prices.

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Re: Mecum Vegas Auction 2020
« Reply #7 on: January 22, 2020, 04:25:09 PM »
i don't watch any of the auctions or shows for this very reason. Its all garbage business that just artificially increases the prices on things. I never got it and never will, even if i won the lottery.  :knightpoop:

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Re: Mecum Vegas Auction 2020
« Reply #8 on: January 27, 2020, 02:00:15 PM »
I rode out to Vegas for a couple days to check out the auction. Had a great time. Being there live was a much different experience than just watching on TV. So many cool bikes (and some beaters too).

Some of Chuck's fine craftsmanship went on the block on Saturday! One of our members sold his beautiful custom RD400 race bike. I thought it would have gone for more than the $5K it hammered for. A lot of really nice parts and workmanship on that bike! Kind of wish I had had a bidder badge.
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Re: Mecum Vegas Auction 2020
« Reply #9 on: January 27, 2020, 03:29:10 PM »
wow even with fees I would have paid that. Great deal.
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Re: Mecum Vegas Auction 2020
« Reply #10 on: January 27, 2020, 04:06:12 PM »
wow even with fees I would have paid that. Great deal.

Yep somebody got a good deal. Even with fees it was only $5500. Surprised it didn't go for more because it was drawing a lot of attention. I could see it from my seat both days and quite a few people were ogling it, taking photos, and inspecting it closely.
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75 Yamaha RD250B     75 Yamaha RD200B (project)
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89 Yamaha FZR400      05 Yamaha FZ6
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Re: Mecum Vegas Auction 2020
« Reply #11 on: January 27, 2020, 04:23:43 PM »
a few of the photos I took...
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Re: Mecum Vegas Auction 2020
« Reply #12 on: January 27, 2020, 04:25:11 PM »
a few more...
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75 Yamaha RD250B     75 Yamaha RD200B (project)
75 Yamaha RD125B     75 Yamaha RD125B (project)
89 Yamaha FZR400      05 Yamaha FZ6
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Re: Mecum Vegas Auction 2020
« Reply #13 on: January 27, 2020, 04:27:23 PM »
and a few more...
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79 Yamaha RD400F     77 Yamaha RD400D      91 Yamaha TZR250R
75 Yamaha RD250B     75 Yamaha RD200B (project)
75 Yamaha RD125B     75 Yamaha RD125B (project)
89 Yamaha FZR400      05 Yamaha FZ6
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Re: Mecum Vegas Auction 2020
« Reply #14 on: January 27, 2020, 04:29:18 PM »
and more...
79 Yamaha RD400F     77 Yamaha RD400D      91 Yamaha TZR250R
75 Yamaha RD250B     75 Yamaha RD200B (project)
75 Yamaha RD125B     75 Yamaha RD125B (project)
89 Yamaha FZR400      05 Yamaha FZ6
** 02 Aprilia RS250 Cup for sale
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