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  1. Follow-up: I offered to buy the brifters, he...

    Follow-up: I offered to buy the brifters, he suggested I just buy the whole bike for $70. Turns out he only paid $120 for the bike (better than the $150 I originally thought). He just wants space...
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    Seeing as how Specialized went straight from...

    Seeing as how Specialized went straight from steel to carbon fiber in their road series, I won't bet against you...

    And I'm all for supporting ESL posters, but come on, Google Translate could do a...
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    Which part, the seatpost setup, the handlebar...

    Which part, the seatpost setup, the handlebar (and brake lever) tape, or the listed size as 15" from center to top?
    http://images.craigslist.org/00F0F_2Z12LE5mr6i_600x450.jpg
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    Finally got on the bike today for something other...

    Finally got on the bike today for something other than commuting (it's been a busy summer). Had to squeeze in a short ride at sunrise before the kiddos woke up.
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  5. +1 I don't believe split window beetles are...

    +1

    I don't believe split window beetles are colloquially referred to as "splitties" like the pre-68 microbuses are.

    Don't forget Eurovans 1990-2003. ;)
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    70's Schwinn women's red collegiate - $275...

    70's Schwinn women's red collegiate - $275 (Polson)

    http://images.craigslist.org/01717_f2WhaGZz6b_600x450.jpg

    I like a good Schwinn as much as the next guy, but seriously?
  7. Busted. What do you expect from the owner of an...

    Busted. What do you expect from the owner of an '86 Vanagon?
  8. Forget the bike, I'll take that Bay Window:...

    Forget the bike, I'll take that Bay Window:
    http://images.craigslist.org/00W0W_5dFSyUrAemI_600x450.jpg
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    I think the decimal point is off on this one: ...

    I think the decimal point is off on this one:

    Raleigh Traverse - $800 (Missoula, MT)396362
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    Yup, definitely ESL. I've never seen an all...

    Yup, definitely ESL.

    I've never seen an all white Sirrus. 1989 Sirrus with 7-speed Uniglide cassette - last year for UG. It might be priced slightly high, depending on the condition of the...
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    Velcro on straps can typically be replaced with a...

    Velcro on straps can typically be replaced with a seam-ripper and a sewing machine. If they are 44s, send them to me and I'll show you ;)
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    They look awesome! (pun intended) Wish I had some...

    They look awesome! (pun intended) Wish I had some to go with my vintage Look pedals.
  13. Oh no, ksryder, you're going straight to C/V...

    Oh no, ksryder, you're going straight to C/V heaven! What great thread-drift!! :D
  14. It all must be taken with a grain of salt, but...

    It all must be taken with a grain of salt, but it's nice to know a ballpark value. Work up or down from there according to your market. If you don't know your own market... you'll soon find out the...
  15. I was thinking 8 pound, 6 ounce baby Jesus...

    I was thinking 8 pound, 6 ounce baby Jesus...


    Isn't this Jesus spreading the word: "drop into thy bars and shift into other gears as you would have others shift"?...
  16. If it were mine to give away, I would. I'm just...

    If it were mine to give away, I would. I'm just trying to help a brother salvage a fair price. I'm going I offer to swap out the Barcons and pay him for them and then do the best we can with the...
  17. Thanks eschlwc. Good to know about Jesus and...

    Thanks eschlwc. Good to know about Jesus and BMX BTW :thumb:
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    It is a very unique bike, but I don't think...

    It is a very unique bike, but I don't think they're going to get the $300 they're asking IMHO. It's got some good stuff there, and probably is a good gravel grinder... it's kind of growing on me...
  19. Mucho good advice. :thumb: I had seriously...

    Mucho good advice. :thumb:

    I had seriously considered buying his barcons to go on my ~'79 Raleigh Super Grand Prix (which should have them but doesn't) and swap out the bolt-on DT shifters. Same...
  20. What would Jesus do (with a 1972 Centurion Super LeMans in bad shape)?

    My friend bought what appears to be a '72 Centurion Super LeMans from a now defunct LBS for $150. It was "overhauled" by the owner (who somehow missed the ultra-stretched chain) and given new (but...
  21. +1 And steer people in that direction when they...

    +1 And steer people in that direction when they forget and ask for valuation here.
  22. The poster asked for valuation, so opinions were...

    The poster asked for valuation, so opinions were given. If given honestly and politely, then we can take them or leave them. Just because someone else will pay $XXX for something doesn't mean you or...
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    Two years ago I went from 6s to 7s on my '88...

    Two years ago I went from 6s to 7s on my '88 Specialized Sirrus. All I had to do was get 7s shifters and everything practically dropped into place - no redishing, not even changing the limit screws...
  24. Welcome! I suggest you start a new thread,...

    Welcome! I suggest you start a new thread, somebody is bound to know and you'll get a broader audience than this thread which isn't about IDing anyway. :thumb:
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    +1
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