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    If I were a student who commutes to class, I...

    If I were a student who commutes to class, I would make sure the frame has eyelets to hold fenders and a rear rack. Also, I like a more upright position when there is a lot of pedestrians and...
  2. Retro mtb parts are popular in the UK and...

    Retro mtb parts are popular in the UK and Germany... if you list them on ebay, make sure you sell internationally to these countries. Or you could list them on Retrobike.co.uk.
  3. The frame looks badly rusted.. the rust needs...

    The frame looks badly rusted.. the rust needs to be removed and repainted. If I were to sell this I would sell it as a bare frame with no paint on it.. take pictures before you ..do to prove...
  4. I bicycled across America on a Nishiki Cresta. ...

    I bicycled across America on a Nishiki Cresta. It was a wonderful bike that doesn't cost that much. I think it road nicer than my 26inch wheeled Surly LHT. Here is a link of Saguaro's Cresta...
  5. I have a 1974 Raleigh Professional frame set that...

    I have a 1974 Raleigh Professional frame set that I am building up to be a pass hunter for the steep mountains in Japan. The frame is getting repainted, probably the third time. I don't have the...
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    Nishiki Cresta brings backs a lot of good...

    Nishiki Cresta brings backs a lot of good memories.. I got one for free (or maybe out of my paycheck) when I was a tour guide for kids back in my university days. Loved it. It had cantilever...
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    I would snap it up at $150, if it was a little...

    I would snap it up at $150, if it was a little smaller. The frame deserves a nice paint job, unfortunately most places a nice paint job is serious money.
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    I would sell the pedals separately. I think...

    I would sell the pedals separately. I think they are kind of ugly, and would rather have this bicycle $200 cheaper with no pedals than with them.

    From time to time I see Mooney's bicycles...
  9. I had my paypal account hacked and drained of my...

    I had my paypal account hacked and drained of my funds. I wasn't active selling or buying for about 3 months. I noticed this, and luckily paypal reimbursed the unauthorized transactions.

    I...
  10. Trek 520. When it is time to move on from it,...

    Trek 520. When it is time to move on from it, you will get your money back and it will be easier to sell than the other two bikes.
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    I sold my record collection on ebay for a nice...

    I sold my record collection on ebay for a nice profit. I was into New Zealand indie pop and post punk bands. Sold most stuff for 5x to 10x what I paid. Granted a few of the records were...
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    I would like to see picture of steering wheel or...

    I would like to see picture of steering wheel or recycled leather jackets wrap. Does anyone have any?
  13. Get the money wired to you, or set up an ebay...

    Get the money wired to you, or set up an ebay auction and have him pay the extra fees. Ship insured with full tracking.
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    Also do a local search with ebay. I bought two...

    Also do a local search with ebay. I bought two nice bikes.. that I picked up, and saved on the shipping. You can have a $100 advantage compared to other bidders.
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    I think the S-X101A bike in the catalog looks...

    I think the S-X101A bike in the catalog looks pretty nice. The bike in the auction looks the same. The S-X101A cost 62,000 yen in 1973 which was about $235 USD back then... which equals to $1200 ...
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    It was originally a shopping bike from Japan.....

    It was originally a shopping bike from Japan.. there is a registration number from Yamaguchi prefecture. New it would have sold for about $100 dollars. I have no idea what you could get for...
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    Dawes man, How does your Carradice hold up to...

    Dawes man, How does your Carradice hold up to Japan's heavy rain storms? Could you safely put a small labtop in one?
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    If you like a project.... ...

    If you like a project....

    http://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/bik/4167797623.html

    I hear it is a good riding 531 frame...
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    Most larger cities in Japan are cracking down on...

    Most larger cities in Japan are cracking down on illegally parked bicycles. It is good that they are thinking of new ways of making more parking possible.
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    I agree with busdriver1959...

    I agree with busdriver1959, the best deals are buying complete bicycles and frames locally and picking what you need and selling the rest..
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    I did some pass hunting in Odai-cho, Mie Japan. ...

    I did some pass hunting in Odai-cho, Mie Japan. I road Fujisaka Toge (藤坂峠) over and back. The road was on a lonely rindo (forestry road). In three hours of cycling, I saw two cars, one...
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    I am mostly stuck in the 80s with music,...

    I am mostly stuck in the 80s with music, especially New Zealand pop/ indie music... The Clean, The Bats, Able Tasmans, The Chills,Jean Paul Sartre Experience. I liked them since then. Recently, I...
  23. I would first make sure your bike fits and you...

    I would first make sure your bike fits and you enjoy riding it. Commuting via bicycle should be enjoyable not a task.

    Somethings that help me...

    On busy days.. I pack the night before.
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    Ortlieb backroller are great, sure they are a bit...

    Ortlieb backroller are great, sure they are a bit pricey ... but what is the price of a comfortable ride, and a healthy back. Plus they are 100% waterproof.
  25. Suntour Cyclone GT replacement Jockey Wheels replacement

    I am thinking of getting a used Suntour Cyclone GT rear derailleur for my next project. When the jockey wheels need replacement, can modern Shimano or other after market work? Don't want to spend...
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