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Old 28-08-2018
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As rare as rocking horse shit?

Someone paid over £600 for a 25 year old pair of BNIP tyres last year. They were only ~£40 quid a pair brand new. But they stopped making them 20 odd years ago and went bankrupt in the late 90s.

Probably the last set of BNIP tyres in the world.
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But it can only be as some sort of investment.....no one is going to pay that money for tyres and then use them..! Seems crazy.
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I'd guess they were for a garage queen. Or even a museum piece!
I'd not ride them.

20+ year old tyres will be completely dried out and brittle. Ten miles and they'd be dead.
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And the irony is that i've got 5 or 6 of them in a bag in the attic. All used, probably still with the mud on. Total value, next to nothing.
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Think I better see what’s in my loft
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I have 3 or 4 pairs of wishbones like this. Unfortunately just one digit out lol
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Think I better see what’s in my loft
I probably need to do the same. There are 2 or 3 bin liners full of tyres up there and 5 or 6 moving boxes full of parts, then the wheels, half a dozen frames, plus all the full bikes........ and that just the stuff in the attic. I've got another room with all the "current" stuff racked up..........
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