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Old 05-28-11, 05:59 PM   #1
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Ex-NBA player's Used Custom Zinn Bike off Ebay

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Prepare to drool your face off. I just scored this used Zinn custom ti bike off ebay, and it's Bill Cartwright's bike (former bulls center during the early Jordan years). Winning price was $1000! Here's the auction:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...K%3AMEWNX%3AIT

How do I know it's Bill's bike? Several reasons. I confirmed serial number with Zinn. I found some old threads on the net showing Bill's bike as an example of one of the biggest bike's ever seen, such as this foerign-language message board here:

http://www.velogon.ru/?m=47&publsid[2]=57&show=2

I took it out for it's first ride just today, and it was delicious. I am 6'8", and this bike borders on 'too big' for me, which I didn't even think was possible. It's got 210mm zinn cranks, all components are Campy Record. Here's a picture of my riding this stallion of a bike:

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-G8KCEJIO6l..._5207689_o.jpg

I just had to get on here and brag a little bit, because I am just so damned proud of this purchase. My friends, mostly noncyclists, are getting tired of me talk about this new bike (which I've named Bill Cartwright).
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Old 05-28-11, 06:25 PM   #2
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Very cool. Congrats.
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Old 05-28-11, 06:33 PM   #3
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Definitely awesome!,
However, it's just weird looking at a Bike with those dimensions!
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Old 05-28-11, 06:42 PM   #4
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if you ride behind me when I am on this bike, you don't even get a draft... the wind goes right underneath me
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Old 05-28-11, 07:16 PM   #5
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Cool bike.


It looks like a scaled up mini velo:

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Awesome find! Take care of it.
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