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big chainring 07-16-13 06:19 AM

Now heading into its 3rd year of being listed on Chicago CL, the price on this Kalkoff has gone up! I'm pretty sure it was listed at $450 for the last 2 years.
http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/bik/3938658417.html
http://images.craigslist.org/3Gc3s63...643a101d1a.jpg

jet sanchEz 07-16-13 06:34 AM

This Gardin has been listed and re-listed for close to 3 years now too and always in the $800 range. He puts it up once a week or so.

http://ontario.kijiji.ca/c-buy-and-s...AdIdZ499367695

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NzY4WDEwMj...gMw~~48_20.JPG

zukahn1 07-16-13 01:14 PM

This one is has been listed for 2 years now in Denver.
http://images.craigslist.org/3r33tf3...ebc665112a.jpg
http://denver.craigslist.org/bik/3876180245.html

mapleleafs-13 07-16-13 01:29 PM

This guy is so freaking brutal, i don't want to see his ad ever again, i wish craiglist had a filter or block option where you don't have to see someone's posts over and over.


Quote:

Originally Posted by jet sanchEz (Post 15855872)
This Gardin has been listed and re-listed for close to 3 years now too and always in the $800 range. He puts it up once a week or so.

http://ontario.kijiji.ca/c-buy-and-s...AdIdZ499367695

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NzY4WDEwMj...gMw~~48_20.JPG


Shp4man 07-16-13 01:45 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by puckett129 (Post 15854280)
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Greg-LeMond-...item3a82f7ed5a

"Breaks work well but will probably need to be adjusted."

I'll say

http://s19.postimg.org/ser6n39w3/001.jpg

Looks like that lever may be braykin'..No..Braken?...No. Breaken? Nope.....Broken! That's it! :)

12mphflatout 07-16-13 06:43 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by dvsjes28 (Post 15855793)


That is actual duct tape. With sheep on it.

mapleleafs-13 07-16-13 08:09 PM


it is cosmetic, i'm sure it'll disappear with a sand blast and paint job.... ;)

RubberLegs 07-17-13 08:33 AM

If you load it with more bling...it MUST be worth more! Pawn Shops! Crazy asking price! [h=2] Peugeot Bicycle - $599 (3102 W Hillsborough Ave. Tampa, FL 33614)[/h]http://images.craigslist.org/00202_a...Pjx_50x50c.jpghttp://images.craigslist.org/00X0X_a...dWq_50x50c.jpghttp://images.craigslist.org/01111_c...SaH_50x50c.jpghttp://images.craigslist.org/00202_l...CRa_50x50c.jpghttp://images.craigslist.org/00N0N_5...zUn_50x50c.jpghttp://images.craigslist.org/00j0j_d...crF_50x50c.jpghttp://images.craigslist.org/00a0a_1...mA0_50x50c.jpg
Peugeot bicycle. 18 speed with generator and lights. Call 813-353-3293 with any questions.

tp4 Value Pawn 11213

mapleleafs-13 07-17-13 09:06 AM

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http://toronto.en.craigslist.ca/tor/bik/3909306108.html

http://bikeforums.net/attachment.php...hmentid=329623

anixi 07-17-13 11:09 AM

^ Those covers look way too much like prickly pear cacti...

Stevensb 07-17-13 09:41 PM

Crap bikes, crap photos but creative copy!
 
http://edmonton.kijiji.ca/c-buy-and-...AdIdZ504412790

yellowbarber 07-17-13 09:45 PM

hmmm....okay, it's clean - but $490?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/1980-FREE-SP...item2a2ca95ed1

anixi 07-17-13 10:33 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Stevensb (Post 15862542)

Very cute!

anixi 07-17-13 10:34 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by yellowbarber (Post 15862554)
hmmm....okay, it's clean - but $490?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/1980-FREE-SP...item2a2ca95ed1

The seller certainly beats BBC on this attempt at a sale!

Bikedued 07-17-13 10:36 PM

I have a new signature. No more movie quotes for me, :lol:,,,,BD

anixi 07-17-13 10:42 PM

Too cute, BD!

reg 07-17-13 10:50 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by bikecrate (Post 15839766)
Poor poor bicycle...

http://tampa.craigslist.org/pnl/bik/3928753797.html

Fixed/Free Artist Bike
http://images.craigslist.org/01010_5...oB_600x450.jpg
Custom powder coated schwinn world sport 56cm frame, this bike was maticuliously painted this way mind you this is not spray paint. It was baked with a white base then sprayed with different colors then baked again. Everything on the bike is new except the stem. The wheels,tires,tubes,bottom bracket, bars,grips,chain, and crank are all new. I'm asking $300 great bike ready to ride please call or text


I don't think the bike was the only thing that was baked twice.

anixi 07-18-13 06:24 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by reg (Post 15862667)
I don't think the bike was the only thing that was baked twice.

What do you mean?! Don't you see it's been "maticuliously" painted!
MU-TIC-U-LI-OUS-LY: redneck for "done up real purdy"

grahamss210 07-19-13 05:47 PM

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Early-KING-H...item4857b7f803

600 dollars for a chris king headset! Pb bikes has lost it. Ridiculous pricing! I have personally sold him used items he then posted as new at 400% market value!

anixi 07-19-13 09:05 PM

^All I can say is "wow".

Watchbird 07-20-13 10:54 AM

Miyata Touring Bike - Frame / Fork / Cantilever Brakes - $50 (Toronto)
 
2 Attachment(s)
http://toronto.en.craigslist.ca/tor/bik/3921278063.html

"The frame is a really nice model with MIYAYA engraved in the fork crowns."
http://bikeforums.net/attachment.php...hmentid=330121
"Seatpost (may be stuck but at a nice height and not broken so not an issue)
The only issue is a crack in the headtube... the frame is steel so I'm sure it could be tack welded up..."
http://bikeforums.net/attachment.php...hmentid=330120
"With no crack I would sell the frame for $300..."

zukahn1 07-20-13 12:27 PM

The seller actually expects people to believe this frame is in NOS condition and worth $650 with no fork.
http://denver.craigslist.org/bik/3948155153.html
http://images.craigslist.org/00606_f...tF_600x450.jpg

inkandsilver 07-21-13 08:43 AM

Some of my favorite ad text ever:

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=218...arch=&ad_cid=8
1987 schwinn super sport

http://img.ksl.com/mx/mplace-classif.../product_large
Rare
Super sport in excellent condition. This bike pulled Schwinn out of a certain death of the brand. When this bike came out itwas so far ahead of its time that it paved the way for the bikes of today. From its cinelli handle bars to the shimano 600 ultegra components and tenacious itailan made frame and Frigid rims this bike had every after market upgrade available already installed stock.only available in this color this bike was a game changer that all the rest followed. Definate piece of Schwinn history. Could part it out on eBay for easily over $1200 (go ahead research yourself)just don't have the time and moving so has to go. First come first served call or text David

btpdragon 07-21-13 05:55 PM

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http://inlandempire.craigslist.org/for/3948267498.html

Entire text
"cool frame mint from the 80s great"

MINT?
http://bikeforums.net/attachment.php...hmentid=330330

jethin 07-21-13 07:52 PM

Yo, srs 420 blazers only, tx.

[h=2]Bong For Bike - $500 (New haven)[/h] http://images.craigslist.org/00n0n_3...cve_50x50c.jpg http://images.craigslist.org/00x0x_b...pPc_50x50c.jpg http://images.craigslist.org/00303_d...Rbj_50x50c.jpg http://images.craigslist.org/00Y0Y_b...iVt_50x50c.jpg http://images.craigslist.org/00R0R_r...iGG_50x50c.jpg http://images.craigslist.org/00C0C_1...exX_50x50c.jpg http://images.craigslist.org/00Y0Y_a...nk3_50x50c.jpg http://images.craigslist.org/00i0i_b...EbS_50x50c.jpg
http://images.craigslist.org/00Y0Y_a...k3_600x450.jpg
Illadelph 18 inch Red Label water pipe
Ice notches
Custom Rasta label downstem
Party bowl that fits over 5g
Thick glass, never been dropped, treated with love
Zip up foam case
Stock bowl head
Well over $500, and illadelphs hold their value

Looking for late 80s -early 90s rigid MTB or hybrid
17-18 inch, or 22 inch
Cannondale , Bianchi , Specialized , GT , Gary Fischer , Trek
No $100 low end bikes, something of similar value, a trek 950, m800 , sirrus etc

No bs, no flakes , no out of state people with scams, cannabis is decrim here, and the piece has been iso'ed so well the nsa couldnt find a trace ;)

Let a classic go from your stable, ive had a giant hybrid, and specialized sirrus stolen in the past 2 months, not interested and spending any more cash. Its sad but bikes are disposable where i live.

Im legit, honest, and responsible. The last batch of responses i got were crazy. People do love the illadelph brand


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