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Old 04-28-12, 04:50 PM   #1
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88 Derosa for $150.......good deal?

http://maine.craigslist.org/bik/2984322889.html

I don't know a thing about Derosa bikes. Anybody tell if it could be a good one by the colors?
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I think any De Rosa for $150 is a good deal.
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Probably a joke but, if not, run.
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Either a joke or you'll find out what 'some rust' means...
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Either a joke or you'll find out what 'some rust' means...
Falmouth is right on the coast and the salt air can take it's toll. I sent an email, curiosity got the best of me.
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Cheap Derosa's are pretty common on craigslist nowadays:http://eastnc.craigslist.org/bik/2965497520.html
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Cheap Derosa's are pretty common on craigslist nowadays:http://eastnc.craigslist.org/bik/2965497520.html
A DeRosa touring set-up for $300 ... darn, N.C. is only about a 10 hour drive. I could be there first thing in the morning if it's still available!

[h=2]DeRosa 28 Speed - $300 (New Bern)[/h][HR][/HR]Date: 2012-04-18, 2:16PM EDT
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Custom made in Italy by the Master Himself. Small frame, I am 5'7" tall. This is a "touring" bike to ride and have fun with..it is not the bike for you to ride in Triathlons or other racing events. DeRosa was one of the original bike builders who made custom bikes for the Tour de France participants.
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Cheap Derosa's are pretty common on craigslist nowadays:http://eastnc.craigslist.org/bik/2965497520.html
What? The owner of a bike like that doesn't know how to measure his own frame?
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That's the 'other' De Rosa.
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I wish cheap De Rosas were common place here
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That green one is the first DeRosa I've seen that would look good on a rack in a Walmart.
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Cheap Derosa's are pretty common on craigslist nowadays:http://eastnc.craigslist.org/bik/2965497520.html
Your size, too, JP.

horatio is in New Bern right now.... heck I may even try at that one..... I hope the bike is better than his math..
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I want to poke my eyes out with a sharp stick now.
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That's the 'other' De Rosa.
That was my thought when I saw the graphics. I hate that whole "made by the master" hyperbole in any case: Really? Did you watch him braze the frame?
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