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Old 01-28-14, 03:42 PM   #21451
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'85 Trek 520 61cm Reynolds 501 $300

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I just mounted brand new Panaracer Pasela TG tires on it. It has Shimano 600 cranks, brakes, levers, derailleurs and shifters. It is a 15 speed with the low gear that is good for climbing with a load on the rack.
Comes with small Nashbar panniers and without pedals and without the brooks saddle shown in the photo.
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Couple of pretty good deals for SF. Same seller, just down the block....

[h=2]Pro Miyata Road Bike - $240 (tenderloin)[/h]http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/bik/4308882446.html



[h=2]Centurion Dave Scott Master 64cm (road Bike) - $260[/h]
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Old 01-28-14, 06:16 PM   #21453
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If only that Pro Miyata was a bit larger I would be BEGGING for a facilitator!
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I was just about to post a link to the Pro Miyata, but you beat me to it, gingi310. For those outside of SF, the Tenderloin is one of the seediest parts of town, perhaps one of the seediest in the country. Maybe just a legit flipper, but those two bikes certainly don't fit the same person. I hope those bikes aren't stolen.
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I was just about to post a link to the Pro Miyata, but you beat me to it, gingi310. For those outside of SF, the Tenderloin is one of the seediest parts of town, perhaps one of the seediest in the country. Maybe just a legit flipper, but those two bikes certainly don't fit the same person. I hope those bikes aren't stolen.
The guy has quite a few bikes up for sale and some listings say that all proceeds go to a local bike charity. I live a few blocks away and can go check them out if anyone wants.
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^Anyone offering to facilitate in the Tenderloin should get a hazard bonus!
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53cm dave scott ironman expert - $240 (carpentersville)[/h]


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FYI, this guy Mike in Carpentersville always has lots of bikes for sale on Chicago CL. (No connection...) They are all over the map, but do seem to include a fair number of C&V bikes. If you were to drop by his place sometime, I expect you'd probably leave with a bike, maybe not the one you originally thought you were interested in though...
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^ I had that same year Ironman Expert briefly. Excellent frame, awesome 'smoked' blue-on-white paint, and cool blue anodized Suntour GPX group. The late Accushift shifting seemed to work well too, though I did not really put it through any strenuous test. Judging by the head tube, I think this one is really 54--I had a 52cm one, CtC.
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FYI, this guy Mike in Carpentersville always has lots of bikes for sale on Chicago CL. (No connection...) They are all over the map, but do seem to include a fair number of C&V bikes. If you were to drop by his place sometime, I expect you'd probably leave with a bike, maybe not the one you originally thought you were interested in though...

I have talked to him on the phone, and he seems like a legit flipper. He also has some really nice stuff pop up from time to time. There was an older Trek racing bike (or something like that) that he has thrown up from time to time. Newer Dura-ace stuff, brifters, ect IIRC. Like @smontanaro said he always has something. One of these days I want to make my way out to wherever he is since he seems to build up frames so I am guessing he'd have one I could get cheap and do it my own way.

If you search for his phone # on Craigslist his stuff pops up.
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There is a guy in McHenry who also has a crapton of bikes. I bought a Raleigh Sports from him once and talked to him for a while. He works with a guy who does home foreclosure cleanouts. There seems to always be a dumpsterload or two of crap that these guys need to clean out of houses after the bank takes them. People just tend to move out and abandon stuff behind. These guys need to go in and haul it out after the bank takes possession and before any repairs can be made or the house is put on the market.

Much of the junk just thrown into the dumpster although they do let some authorized folks pick through it and save the really valuable stuff for resale. But the banks are always in a hurry and most of the bikes that are in basements and garages are worthless BSO's anyhow. This McHenry guy picks the better stuff out and brings it home.

He's got a lot of stuff from middle of the road all the way up to strange and rare bikes.
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There is a guy in McHenry who also has a crapton of bikes.
Maybe this is how Mike in Carpentersville, IL gets all his bikes? Last night a search for "Carpentersville" in Chicago CL turned up 58 bikes.
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About 2-3 weeks ago I picked up a 91-93 (?) Miyata 914 in ready to go riding condition in a pearl white on ATLANTA CL. I also got an TREK 400 Elance that needed a lot of work for $140 (I had to talk the guy down from $200 pointing out all the dough I'd have to dump in to getting it "right")

I put a Shimano Ultegra crank, new yellow tires and cables (To match the yellow bottle cages), "leatherette" bar wrap and a Brooks seat to match (Picked up "new" from a friend on the cheap). Toughest thing was matching the paint with I "sort of did" with Testors Metallic
Blue and drops of Cobalt blue added in to deepen the hue to try to match the IMRON stuff. On the Miyata, it was ready to go but I have since put on a White San Marco saddle.
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Maybe this is how Mike in Carpentersville, IL gets all his bikes? Last night a search for "Carpentersville" in Chicago CL turned up 58 bikes.
Could be.

For all the guys like this sifting through these gold mines I still think that a lot of really nice vintage bikes and parts end up going to the scrap fire without anyone running the crusher/shredder/melting machines knowing what they are destroying.
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... I still think that a lot of really nice vintage bikes and parts end up going to the scrap fire without anyone running the crusher/shredder/melting machines knowing what they are destroying.
We have lots of scrappers running around the alleys here in Evanston. I assume the same is true in Chicago proper. Every time one goes by I glance to see if they have any obviously not scrap bikes.

My son asked one of the scrappers about this a year or two ago. The guy told him that there are people who pay them for "nice" bikes, more than their scrap value, so there is some hope that the better stuff is saved from the slow boat back to China.
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[h=2]1981 MINT SCHWINN SUPER SPORT - $249[/h]


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[h=2]http://chicago.craigslist.org/sox/bik/4279637046.html

Benotto racing bike[/h]

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Bentto bike in good condition make an offer or trade for bose,iPhone 5,scrap gold, gold. Or what do u have to trade? My # (708) 289-4281 if u have any questions.thanks.
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Ha! I posted the wrong pic here....Ignore the Tweeker Bike below there!
That's not what this thread is for. You need to buy a membership and post it in the For Sale section please.
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[h=2]Atala Road Bike - $350 (Fair Oaks)[/h]

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This bike is a nice deal. I have one myself. Value of Cyclone GT generation 1 derailleurs plus matching racks is close to the asking price.
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Spendy Romani in DC:

ROMANI Racing Bike-1986 Vintage - $1550 (New Windsor, MD)


Campagnolo record c group with Delta Brakes, Black Mavic Rims, everything campy even dropouts, 1986 vintage some chips on paint, some scratches on derailer chain guides. The bike is working in perfect order at this time, so it is ready to ride. I don't know what the frame size is, but the bike fits me perfect and I am 5ft 10 in.

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Vitus with full DA in DC, interesting ad copy:

[h=2]1986 Vitus 979 Dural 20" (52cm) Full Dura Ace Group - $799 (Metro Center)[/h]













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1986 Vitus 979 Dural 20" (52cm) Full Dura Ace Group - $799

FOR SALE / COLLECTOR'S SPECIAL -- EXCELLENT CONDITION (COMPLETELY REFURBISHED) --Vintage 1986 Vitus 979 Dural 20" (52cm) (Aluminum Frame) -- 12-Speed Road Bike. 20" (52cm) Alumuminum Bonded Frame, Stays & Fork, Silver Color Frame Which Is In Excellent Condition. Bike Frame Has Super Thick Forged Dropouts. The Frame Incorporates Internal Cable Routing For Rear Brake Cable. Slight Fading Of Decals But Frame Is Near Mint Condition; Full Dura-Ace Model 7400 Group; Bike Is In Excellent Completely Restored Condition, Impeccably Tuned, Straight And True And Should Fit Riders From About 5'4" to 5'10" Ideally For Riders Weighing Less Than 180 Pounds. Asking $800

Components:

Frame -- Nicely Lugged Aluminum All Silver Vitus 979 Dural Frame Which Incorporates Internal Cable Routing For Rear Brake Cable; Super Light Very High-End Vintage Frame; Made In France

Headset - Dura Ace Model 7400

Wheels -- Dura Ace 7400 Hubs; Rear Has Uniglide 6-Speed Freehub And Dura Ace 14-21 Uniglide Cassette; With Dura Ace 7400 Quick Release Skewers And Mavic GP-4 Alloy Rims And BRAND NEW Tufo S-33 Pro 700 x 22 Tubular Tires

Cassette -- Dura Ace 6-Speed Uniglide (14-21)

Front Derailleur -- Dura Ace Model 7400

Rear Derailleur -- Dura Ace Model 7400

Shifters -- Dura Ace Model 7400

Stem -- Cinelli 1A - 100mm -- Special Alloy Cold Forged

Handlebars -- Cinelli 64 -- 42 Special Alloy Forged

Brakes -- Dura Ace Model 7400 Calipers With Shimano 600 Aero Hooded Levers Upgrade

Cranks -- 172.5mm Dura Ace Model 7400 Dropped Forged Alloy (52/39)

Chain -- BRAND NEW Sach Sedis Silver Plated

Seatpost -- Dura Ace Model 7400

Saddle -- Velo Evo 7 Black Low Profile Saddle

Pedals -- Mavic Clipless For Look Delta Cleats


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What is a Vitus 979?

It is a vintage 1980s era frameset made famous by the Irish legend, the king-of-the-classics Sean Kelly. Kelly won 193 races in his career including 7 Paris-Nice, 2 Paris Robaix, and many, many others. He spent virtually his whole career racing and winning on Vitus 979 frames, stickered with his various team sponsor names, most notably Kas and Skil. Each time he would switch teams, along went his Vitus 979 bikes, because Sean loved the ride, light weight, and comfort of these legendary frames.

Why would you want one? Three reasons: first they have a wonderful ride, replicated by almost no other bike since. (The one possible exception are the Italian made Alan frames of the same era, because they were made in the same manner as the 979.) The Vitus tubes are bonded together with aerospace adhesive and have a ride that is more shock absorbent than any other bike ever created. The second reason is the Sean Kelly connection: imagine riding the exact same bike that one of the greatest cyclists of all time made famous. Reason three, is that we expect a lot of these frames to be purchased by riders who once owned one and have lusted after another one ever since. They are that good. From the 1980s era Vitus product catalog:

Jointing by adhesives is a technique widely used in aerospace and
aeronautics for the following reasons :
- it has no influence or effect on the properties of the alloys forming
the joint, contrary to jointing by welding or brazing,
- it affords an even distribution of stress.
- joints are sealed and protected,
- there is a degree of elasticity which reduces shock,
- mechanical properties are excellent,
- there is a high degree of resistance to corrosion and to ageing.
Bonded constructions give excellent results provided that:
- the surface to be joined are scrupulously prepared before the
adhesive is applied,
- recommended procedure is carefully followed and time is allowed
for hardening,
- weight bearing surfaces and jointing surfaces are adequate and so
designed that the amount of adhesive within the lugs can be
precisely controlled.

THE VITUS 979 DURALINOX FORK, its form revolutionary, from the head design to the new dimensions in the ovalization of the fork blades (33 x 18) has yet unheard of mechanical qualities that are superior to all good quality forks known today. The new dimensions in the ovalization of the fork blades (33 x 18) give the fork a stream line in perfect harmony with the head tube and thus eliminates the traditionally skimpy lines
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Darn, the ad copy almost talked me into it.
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[h=2][/h][h=2] BIANCHI NEL REPARTO ROAD BIKE - $280 (CONWAY ORLANDO)[/h][h=2]

EDUARDO BIANCHI CONTRUITA NEL REPARTO CORSE ROAD BICYCLE
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