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DVC45 10-10-09 10:25 AM

Schwinn made in France - $45 (East Side)

Date: 2009-10-10, 2:49AM CDT
Reply to: sale-5snrw-1414840572@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]

You can appreciate this solid bike, This one is for a tall rider, already tuned.you can see it Sunday, downtown during marathon
Frame size: 23" / 58cm
Speeds: 10
Tire size/ condition: 27" not new but in very good cond.
Quick release: front tire only
Color: red
You can call or text me at 773 206-3530, delivery available upon request.


  • Location: East Side
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http://images.craigslist.org/3nc3m03...98c7051a59.jpg http://images.craigslist.org/3m73oa3...ba03b61198.jpg

Bikedued 10-11-09 07:52 PM

Not C or V, or even a bike.. But it is one of the biggest fluff jobs I've ever seen given to a simple
mini fridge from a convenience store.,,,,BD

http://houston.craigslist.org/bik/1417010240.html

mkeller234 10-11-09 08:00 PM

It looks like this poor bike had a run in with a can of black spray paint. And I mean everything.

http://akroncanton.craigslist.org/bik/1416757312.html

http://images.craigslist.org/3k13p93...a3a95d1b56.jpghttp://images.craigslist.org/3n13m93...e69766165a.jpg

canopus 10-12-09 11:39 AM

How about some steel belted tires?!?!?

http://houston.craigslist.org/bik/1417231924.html

no pics....

Amani576 10-12-09 05:32 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by canopus (Post 9843658)
How about some steel belted tires?!?!?

http://houston.craigslist.org/bik/1417231924.html

no pics....

I've heard that steel belted radial tires did exist for bikes. I think they were made by Panaracer back in the 80's.
-Gene-

waldowales 10-12-09 06:20 PM

http://saltlakecity.craigslist.org/bik/1417407918.html $600.00 for old department store bike.
http://saltlakecity.craigslist.org/bik/1417407316.html $1200.00 for old Varsity.

Two by the same seller. I emailed on one, asking if there was a decimal point missing, reply was "No, why do you ask?"

noglider 10-12-09 09:03 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by waldowales (Post 9846097)
http://saltlakecity.craigslist.org/bik/1417407918.html $600.00 for old department store bike.
http://saltlakecity.craigslist.org/bik/1417407316.html $1200.00 for old Varsity.

Two by the same seller. I emailed on one, asking if there was a decimal point missing, reply was "No, why do you ask?"

Things that make you go "Hmm!"

JohnDThompson 10-12-09 09:24 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Amani576 (Post 9845837)
I've heard that steel belted radial tires did exist for bikes. I think they were made by Panaracer back in the 80's.
-Gene-

Yes, they did. Not steel-belted, but radial ply, anyway. Trek used them on their short-lived model 890 city bike back in the mid 80s. They had a decidedly weird ride -- I don't think radials are a good idea for 2-wheeled vehicles. AFAIK, the advantage to radial tires on cars is that the sidewall is more flexible, allowing the tread patch to stay in closer contact with the road in corners. Bias-ply tires would tend to lift on corners, losing grip. But unlike cars, bicycles can lean on corners, which means the tire contact patch just moves off the centerline of the tire in a corner, but doesn't necessarily lose grip. The soft sidewalls didn't really confer any advantage on a bike, and (IMHO, anyway) detracted from the ride quality.

cb400bill 10-12-09 09:42 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by waldowales (Post 9846097)
I emailed on one, asking if there was a decimal point missing...

I'm thinking there may be two MIA decimal points.

noglider 10-13-09 06:53 AM

I think there was a steel mesh in some tires. I guess it didn't work well, because it didn't catch on.

Bikedued 10-13-09 07:26 AM

The varsity owner got back to me last night. It is as bad as I feared. I told them to check completed
listings on ebay. Maybe they will, and maybe they won't.,,,,BD

"No, it is a vintage bike in mint condition and actually worth more."

Bikedued 10-13-09 07:30 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by JohnDThompson (Post 9847260)
Yes, they did. Not steel-belted, but radial ply, anyway. Trek used them on their short-lived model 890 city bike back in the mid 80s. They had a decidedly weird ride -- I don't think radials are a good idea for 2-wheeled vehicles. AFAIK, the advantage to radial tires on cars is that the sidewall is more flexible, allowing the tread patch to stay in closer contact with the road in corners. Bias-ply tires would tend to lift on corners, losing grip. But unlike cars, bicycles can lean on corners, which means the tire contact patch just moves off the centerline of the tire in a corner, but doesn't necessarily lose grip. The soft sidewalls didn't really confer any advantage on a bike, and (IMHO, anyway) detracted from the ride quality.


Yep, I had those radial tires on my Miyata 1000, when I got it. They looked to be original to the bike. I loved the idea, but one overly braked rear wheel left the tread on the road. Way too dried out. I replaced
them with some Vittoria Randonneurs, and the handling improved by at least ten times. I wish I could have a new set of the radials, to decide for myself.,,,,BD

seawind161 10-13-09 05:18 PM

The Case of the Missing Decimal:
 
http://atlanta.craigslist.org/nat/bik/1420116784.html

Needs TLC- including "Pain".

ANTIQUE BIKE TRICYCLE - $10000 (-------- CARTERSVILLE 30120)

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Date: 2009-10-13, 6:01PM EDT
Reply to: sale-zktre-1420116784@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]

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I HAVE FOR SALE A ANTIQUE RUSTY TRICYCLE FOR SALE, NEED TLC ( TIRES , PAIN, CHROME
CALL 706-459-84-45 )


Location: -------- CARTERSVILLE 30120
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noglider 10-13-09 07:05 PM

The trike ad is fixed. It's $100.00. Fair enough!

seawind161 10-13-09 07:29 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by noglider (Post 9852993)
The trike ad is fixed. It's $100.00. Fair enough!

Yep, I e-mailed the seller and expressed doubt that he would get any takers on the $10,000. :eek:

He e-mailed back with thanks.

miamijim 10-13-09 07:59 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by canopus (Post 9843658)
How about some steel belted tires?!?!?

http://houston.craigslist.org/bik/1417231924.html

no pics....

Quote:

Originally Posted by Amani576 (Post 9845837)
I've heard that steel belted radial tires did exist for bikes. I think they were made by Panaracer back in the 80's.
-Gene-

Wolber made a steel mesh belted tire back in the day and Panaracer made a nylon belted radial tire.

noglider 10-14-09 07:54 PM

Mens bike - Vintage Campagnola Equipped - $375

Quote:

Campagnola is Suntour bicycle, Crankset has MADE IN FRANCE imprint on it - BEST OFFER

Oregon Southpaw 10-14-09 08:19 PM

Only in Portland:

http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/1421249302.html

Signed Bukowski book features highly in bad narrative also parading as bicycle sale

noglider 10-14-09 08:28 PM

My daughter is applying to Lewis and Clark College (in Portland). I don't think we'll be able to go for an interview and visit, but I wish. I've never been there, and I am dying to visit. Maybe she'll end up going there. The danger is that if I go there, I may never want to come back home.

Amani576 10-14-09 08:30 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Oregon Southpaw (Post 9860133)
Only in Portland:

http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/1421249302.html

Signed Bukowski book features highly in bad narrative also parading as bicycle sale

Never thought I'd see the day when an ultra high-end carbon fibre bike had a freaking U-lock mount on it, and the saddle stupendously low.
Wow...
I couldn't read the ad, though. The writing style was hard to understand.
-Gene-

tmh657 10-14-09 08:57 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Amani576 (Post 9860201)
Never thought I'd see the day when an ultra high-end carbon fibre bike had a freaking U-lock mount on it, and the saddle stupendously low.
Wow...
I couldn't read the ad, though. The writing style was hard to understand.
-Gene-

If I opened an ad with that many words I would just hit the back key on the browser ASAFP.

michael k 10-14-09 09:25 PM

Now you can pull EVERYTHING behind your bike! (Go Camping with JUST YOUR BIKE!)

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Date: 2009-10-14, 7:13PM PDT
Reply to: sale-s2zzb-1422013821@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]

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Tow your tools, your lumber, your other bicycles, your aunt or whatever you want!
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Get Your Own!
Go to se Stephens between 8th & 9th, say hallo to Brian.

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20grit 10-15-09 05:04 AM

sweeeeet a box made out of foil backed insulation and duct tape.

Metzinger 10-15-09 05:25 AM

Saw this on the Amsterdam CL.
http://amsterdam.craigslist.org/bik/1391299920.html
Check out the promo video.
Itīs so graceful. Itīs like heīs floating.

miamijim 10-15-09 06:08 AM

The fixie crowd strikes again inTampa. He powder coated the DA 7400 cranks!!!

http://tampa.craigslist.org/pnl/bik/1420785400.html

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2644/...a35cf2c897.jpg


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