Old 04-16-09, 01:07 PM
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Originally Posted by kbjack View Post
This is just insulting. I hate Detroit CL. http://detroit.craigslist.org/bik/1125152006.html
I'm also really tired of the egregious, excessive, and inaccurate use of "custom" in the description of bikes that should really say "altered" or even "ruined." Spray painting something purple or cutting it up does not make a bike "custom." Unless the frame builder built the frame to your measurements, it's not "custom."

I don't mean to state that the owner of this Volare ruined it (he didn't hack or paint anything), but DID reduce the value when he made it a "cross" bike.

Vintage Schwinn Volare 1976 - $2500 (warren)
Reply to: sale-7bu6t-1125152006@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]
Date: 2009-04-16, 11:54AM EDT

Vintage Schwinn 1976 Volare. With Reynolds 531 frame and fork. 21" frame. 700c wheels. With original 1st issue Shimano Full Duraace "Grupo"!!! 1st year made!!! With high flange hubs. Custom modified to be crosscycle. $2500.00 firm. Come and pick up for $2500.00 cash.
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