eBay sale of Obree bike ends 20 years of enmity

Graeme Obree bike

A bike built for Graeme Obree's 1993 Hour record in Hamar, Norway has been sold on eBay for £10,000 by his former manager. When he spoke to Cycling Weekly shortly after the auction ended on Thursday afternoon, Vic Haines had not yet been contacted by the buyer, who put in the winning bid with five seconds to go.

Haines said: "I just wanted to get rid of the bloody thing. Every time I look at it it reminds me of that prat Obree, and he owes me 45 grand."

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