Classic & Vintage - Anyone want to join a craigslist "exchange club"
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10-20-08, 11:37 AM
anybody ever thought of doing a Craigslist exchange club??
I.E. everyone signs up for a city, then people that are in the "club" can get another club member to get a bike for them, and ship it..
for example, Im in Treasure Coast Florida, some good deals on bikes, just nothing I want..
10-20-08, 11:37 AM
Nishiki Touring Bike - $90 (PSL)
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Date: 2008-10-18, 7:37AM EDT
This bike is great but fits a big rider ..
It has a 25" frame size so 5'9 & over recommended.
complete with 27" wheels.. and 33" standover height..
I was going to put on new tires and handlebar tape and keep it but it's way too big for me.
The chain and gears show in near new condition.
This bike typically goes for $200 - $300 and up in the market..
for good to very good condition which I would rate this bike.
So clean it shine it and enjoy it.. and when you're done you can get most if not all of your money back.. Don't forget to check out the R-1 Racing Seat..
Call 772.209.2300 on my cell ..
or email via craigslist.. ( smart buyers usually phone so they can get first in line for my deals ) ..
Same guy also has this
Columbia Tourist Mens Bicycle - $90 (psl )
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Date: 2008-10-18, 7:24AM EDT
Vintage Columbia Cruiser
Circa 50's or 60's
spring loaded rack, seat( saddle )
with buttons and the shine of the fenders.. this is a true vintage fan's dream.
3 speed Sturmey Archer shifter & internal hub gears.
Call 879.1343 and ask for Mike
I can deliver if needed..
Or this about 45 minutes North of me
Fuji "Finest" Bike Sports Series - $300 (Sebastian)
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Date: 2008-10-15, 10:39AM EDT
Fuji bike with Alex rims and Shimano hardware.
"Finest" model Sport Series.
Purchased new from bike shop about three years ago.
Ridden 800 - 1,000 miles.
Measures 30 9/16 inches from the top of the bar to the ground with the bike standing straight up. Bike states "56cm to top".
or this from 60 miles away
Bacchetta Recumbent Bikes For Sale - $850 (Melbourne)
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Date: 2008-10-13, 9:54PM EDT
His and hers Bacchetta Giro-20 recumbent bikes for sale. Comfortable and fun to ride. Paid $1500 for each bike including bag, mirrors and odometer. Only $850 each! Or buy both for $1600! The blue bike is a medium-large frame and the green one is a small frame. Call 321-368-4862 email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and pictures. http://images.craigslist.org/11c1261g1ZZZZZZZZZ8ad9518b85a797515fc.jpg http://images.craigslist.org/11712614aZZZZZZZZZ8ad3129645bc7cf1ad7.jpg
I could also get stuff in West Palm area
all I need in return is actual gas money, and prepay of bike and shipping..
I can give my 100% feedback 60+ transaction ebay account as reference..
What's in it for me you might ask, I'll tell you
1 you have to sign up in your area as a club member, so you can return the favor
2. I'm driving on your dime, I might get to look at a bike or parts I want with Free gas if they're on the way
10-20-08, 11:47 AM
Let me be the first to say: "It won't work."
10-20-08, 11:49 AM
it might not, I thought it would be worth a try
10-20-08, 01:36 PM
Im in Treasure Coast Florida, some good deals on bikes, just nothing I want..
I already buy the good deals in your neck of the woods.........
10-20-08, 08:24 PM
I think you have to approach this more on a case-by-case basis. You do a search on Google for "Raleigh Professional craigslist" (and hope you don't get too many personals for NC!), find something you think you might want, then post here to see if anyone in seller's area would help you out with vetting/pickup/shipping. I've offered a few times to help if anyone's interested in a NYC CL bike (one was a Colgago Arabesque), when I've posted them to the eBay/CL thread here.
10-20-08, 08:59 PM
I'm in Nigeria....Could I send you 10 gazillion dollars? I just need lots of your personal information.....and you can send me a rusty bicycle in exchange
10-22-08, 03:46 AM
I like your style Merlin :)
Cool idea in theory, but the craigslist price + the shipping to get it wherever the person wanting it is makes good deals not so good anymore.
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