The testosterone started flowing and two guys got locked into a head-to-head battle of moneyed egos. Eventually it sold for $1,425.00! By the time the new owner sorts through sales and auctions assembling the quirky French components and wheelset he'll have $2,500 to $3,000 tied up in this hot little mademoiselle. I wish him good riding... if he rides it rather than hanging on his office wall. But still, it sure is purdy (especially with the Lefol "Le Paon" fenders I had in mind for it).