May 25, 2011

Tossing Away History

Now that I am freshly stocked with exceptional riding gear, it's time to clear out the garage. I have five pieces of riding gear that I will never wear again: my original Aerostich Roadcrafter suit (from 1983-84), my Motoport jacket and pants, the infamous deer guts Belstaff rain suit, and a pretty decent prototype jacket from the mid-90's. They are all on Craig's List, if you want a laugh:
http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/ram/mcy/2402636302.html
http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/ram/mcy/2402612763.html
http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/ram/mcy/2402260877.html
http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/ram/mcy/2402597572.html

With two full sets of Aerostich Darien gear, I don't need any more spares. I do need the garage space, though. I'm fighting my way through a spring garage cleaning and there could be all sorts of weird surprises for me in there. As usual, I'll be following my anti-hoarding rule, "When in doubt, throw it out."

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Is it legal to sell items from the Smithsonian Museum like this?

daGeezer said...

Good question. I guess I'll worry about that if there is really someone out there willing to part with cash to take it off of my hands. If there isn't, I have to worry if it's legal to throw away historic stuff.

Chris Luhman said...

Wow that rain suit is something "special" a change from the yellow banana suit I guess.

daGeezer said...

I'm getting a few hits on eBay on the suit, but no bidders, yet.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=300562513964&viewitem=&sspagename=STRK%3AMESELX%3AIT

daGeezer said...

And it's all gone. Nice. I didn't get much for any of it, but I did get the space in my garage back.