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Old 08-04-10, 06:00 PM   #1
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Craigslist finds

San jose Ca..... His and her Dutch Gazelle bikes


http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/bik/1881216236.html


GAZELLE SPECIAAL early 60's great original condition 3 speeds drum brakes front and rear. mens comes with waterproof orlieb paniers(cost over $100.00)
ORIGINAL PAINT----BRONZE
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Marysville, Wa.

50cm Surly Long Haul trucker with Xtracycle and bags

http://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/bik/1884804861.html
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Old 08-13-10, 11:16 AM   #3
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San Jose Ca

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/bik/1896075502.html

VINTAGE BIKE ROBIN HOOD BICYCLE MADE IN ENGLAND RARE - $150 (san jose east)

THIS OLD 3 SPEED BIKE CAME FROM NOTTINGHAM ENGLAND AND IS BELIEVED TO BE FROM THE 60'S ERA MAYBE EVEN OLDER. IT HAS 20 INCH X 1 3/8 INCH TIRES. IT HAS A ROBIN HOOD EMBLEM ON THE FRONT.

Has the original paint job. Has a little rust but it is condition. The gears work and tires and tubes are ready for use. Received a tune up 2 years ago but has only been ridden a few times.

Has a small frame suitable for a woman that's 5" to 5"5'
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this could be fun:

http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/1929594277.html
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I recently bought this on Ebay for 6
Its a cresswell Fold-it, has hub brakes and 3 speed hub gears. All it needed was a new saddle, longer seat post, new tyres and a 0.95 part for the rear hub. If I didn't like the bike so much, I could relist the hubs alone and make a sizable profit
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Interesting....more heavy duty industrial or vending....... but

CARGO TREJO - 3 WHEELER - $650 (san jose south)

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/bik/2239647878.html
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San jose

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2010 Surly Big Dummy - $1800 (san jose west)

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I have an 18" Surly Big Dummy cargo bike (Swoopy frame). here is the specs breakdown:
Avid BB7 disc brakes
Surly "Mr.Whirly" crankset
Shimano XT hubs 36 hole laced to Salsa Gordo hoops
Schwalbe Big Apple tires
Shimano SLX frt and rr derails and shifters
Planet Bike fenders
Surly open bar handle bar
Civia bar (stoker bar)
WTB saddle
OnGuard u lock with cable lock
*Goal Zero portable stereo NOT included

I will throw in a used Alibaba cargo trailer
I am the second owner and bike has less than 200 miles of usage
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San jose Ca area

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http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/bik/3316831977.html

Trek Transport Cargo Bike with 2 bags - $850 (saratoga)


I reviewed this cargo bike here and ended up buying it.
http://reviews.mtbr.com/trek-transpo...go-bike-review

Ony issue is we only use it once a month since there's so many other bikes in the house. So it's time to let it go to a better home.

It can carry the dog in front, two kids in the back. Or with the bags, carry 4 grocery bag in the cargo backs. It can carry 200 lbs in the back. This is a car replacement bike.

It handles really well since it's low to the ground and it's got a lightweight aluminum frame. Price is $1400 with one bag and the extra bag is $150. So price on this package is $1550.

The $850 price is a good deal since this is in great shape and you're just not going to find this kind of bike used.

Text at 408 621 1543,


Size is Medium or 17 inch. Details are here: http://www.trekbikes.com/us/en/bikes...port/transport Component specs are: Colors Matte Metallic Bronze Frame Trek Aluminum cargo design w/folding load racks Fork Alloy, straight blade w/lowrider mounts Sizes 17, 20" Wheels Shimano disc alloy hubs; heavy-duty double-wall 36-hole alloy rims Tires Bontrager H4 Hard-Case Plus, 26x1.5" Shifters Shimano M360 Acera, 8-speed trigger Front derailleur Shimano Altus Rear derailleur Shimano M360 Acera Crank FSA Alpha Drive, 38/28 w/guard Cassette Shimano HG31 11-32, 8 speed Pedals Wellgo nylon body w/alloy cage Saddle Bontrager H1 Seatpost Bontrager SSR Handlebar Bontrager Capital OS Urban Stem Bontrager SSR OS, 10 degree Headset Slimstak, semi-cartridge bearings, sealed Brakeset Shimano M416 mechanical disc front brake, Tektro linear-pull rear brake w/Tektro alloy levers Grips Bontrager Satellite Plus, ergonomic Extras Folding rear load racks, front rack, Bontrager Transport cargo bag, fender, wide-stance double kickstand Photos:








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An interesting piece in the Indianapolis area:

http://indianapolis.craigslist.org/bik/3334956827.html
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