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Most expensive, local-to-you, C&V Bike currently on Craigslist? (or Kijiji, etc)

Old 12-09-18, 08:46 AM
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Most expensive, local-to-you, C&V Bike currently on Craigslist? (or Kijiji, etc)

I'll start.

https://kalamazoo.craigslist.org/bik...754797847.html - $2500

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Old 12-09-18, 08:54 AM
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Here's my entry. Doesn't even have a photograph. And the seller won't stop yelling.
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***Rare Estate Sale find***

All Original, Schwinn Green "Pea Picker" Krate, Sting-Ray Five-Speed Bicycle. From a high-end estate sale in Tucson. Been in storage since the late 60s or early 70s. Everything works. Original Sting-Ray 20 in. Slick Wide Tire, Five-Speed Stick Shift, Rear Caliper, Front Drum Brakes, High-Rise Handlebars, Perfect Green Handle Grips, Perfect Green Banana Shock Mounted Seat, No rust, Very very minor imperfections. I'd say it's like new, but it's at least a solid 9+ on a scale of 1 to 10. It needs to be in a collection, too nice to ride. You won't be disappointed. Examine photos carefully!

Included is a paper parts catalog, said to be 10 to 15 years old, from a former authorized Schwinn classic parts dealer. "Hyper-Formance 'Rays", no longer in business. Spare parts can be obtained at koolestuff.com.

Price: $3999.00, OBO, cash, No low balls!!
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https://cedarrapids.craigslist.org/b...757095442.html

1970 Yellow Schwinn De Luxe Twinn Tandem Bike - $950


​​​​​​Not much for high end CV around here, neat bike but I bet it weighs a ton!

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Old 12-09-18, 09:12 AM
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Here's 2 from our Salem, OR CL: Tops is this late 80's Jamis Dakar @ $395 in Keizer, OR also in the sub-category "Most Expensive Varsity": $360 in Dallas, OR:
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Old 12-09-18, 09:15 AM
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Varsity is hanging like a deer carcass ready for butchering
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Old 12-09-18, 09:27 AM
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1980s schwinn streetwise bmx - $400 (Appleton)



Vintage 1980s bmx
One of a kind
Call or text
Anytime thanks

https://appleton.craigslist.org/bik/...768075309.html


The next three most expensive are also BMX bikes.

After that, there's an exercise bike for $300.

The most expensive non-BMX bike is an old Trek MTB for $75.
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Old 12-09-18, 09:33 AM
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Originally Posted by GrainBrain View Post
https://cedarrapids.craigslist.org/b...757095442.html

1970 Yellow Schwinn De Luxe Twinn Tandem Bike - $950



Saw one of those a year or so back at a church 'permanent garage sale' for $200. Took them a few months to sell it.
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https://toledo.craigslist.org/bik/d/hind-rickshaw-bicycle/6749298210.html
https://images.craigslist.org/00i0i_2gFhEC4OB6n_600x450.jpg


Rickshaw for $750.

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Old 12-09-18, 09:52 AM
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https://buffalo.craigslist.org/bik/d...717172123.html

Specializes S Works Tarmac 54cm - $4600

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There has been a hopeful seller in the Orange County California craigslist what periodically offers up a Legnano for $5000.
today, there are a number of duplicate staggered insertions.

https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/...767827842.html
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Old 12-09-18, 10:46 AM
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Good thread:

A looptail Mongoose for $1550:
https://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/bi...763670633.html



And an early 70s Raleigh Pro, Campy, for $2400:
https://capecod.craigslist.org/bik/d...765017119.html

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Old 12-09-18, 10:51 AM
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Not very C or V.

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https://buffalo.craigslist.org/bik/d...717172123.html

Specializes S Works Tarmac 54cm - $4600

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Old 12-09-18, 10:59 AM
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https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sf...749213789.html


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Old 12-09-18, 11:12 AM
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Vintage TT conversion bike - $15000 (palo alto)

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Old 12-09-18, 11:18 AM
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Vintage TT conversion bike - $15000 (palo alto)

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Old 12-09-18, 11:21 AM
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yeah and I am not even sure that is the most expensive- it was just the first one I saw. once you are asking 15k I am not sure why not 25k. either you find a rich doofus or you don't.
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I like this game!

This one's maybe a decent deal? It's at least rare enough for the asking price to the right person.



http://milwaukee.craigslist.org/bik/...749238662.html
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Does that include the matching vacuum cleaner?
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Re the Schwinn tandem, We just got one donated to the bike exchange. It was so heavy I had to have help lifting the rear end up to put in our Park stand. I was afraid to try to get the whole thing off the ground . If it fell on you it could kill you.

It is hard to believe anyone would pay much for a bike like this even if it were cleaned up .

If you just HAVE to have one let me know. It is in Sillycone valley and you pay for shipping.
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1976 Crescent for $1,000

This one is not crazy high but the ad is over the top and there is no good clear picture of the bike. Still $1,000 for a 1970s Reynolds 531 bike with campy parts is well over market value in this part of the world:



https://columbiamo.craigslist.org/bi...754664854.html

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Old 12-09-18, 12:34 PM
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Re the Schwinn tandem, We just got one donated to the bike exchange. It was so heavy I had to have help lifting the rear end up to put in our Park stand. I was afraid to try to get the whole thing off the ground . If it fell on you it could kill you.

It is hard to believe anyone would pay much for a bike like this even if it were cleaned up .

If you just HAVE to have one let me know. It is in Sillycone valley and you pay for shipping.
You likely can buy a good quality used tandem on CL for the price of shipping,
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This one also qualifies for Wacky World, given the cryptic text With Every Word Initial-Capitalized, the wacky price, the severe shortage of information, and the ZERO photos:

https://madison.craigslist.org/bik/d...737037758.html

Vintage Bianchi Mountain Bike "SUPER GRIZZLY" F-S 20 Vintage XT Group - $2000 (Madison, WI)

Vintage Bianchi Mountain Bike "SUPER GRIZZLY" S- Large 20 Inches, Made In Japan, Vintage XT Group Very Nice, Sweet Bike, Very Good Condition, Every Thing Works Great! See Pictures And Ask Questions! Or Best Offer!

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Yummy, but five digits?

https://milwaukee.craigslist.org/bik...749238662.html

NOS Schwinn Paramount 50th Anniversary Frame and Campy 50th Groupset - $10000 (1013 W. Lincoln)


Extremely rare Schwinn Paramount 50th anniversary frame and 50th anniversary Campagnolo Groupset NEVER ASSEMBLED! These were sold to a very select few Paramount dealers in 1988. This frame and group are STILL IN THE BOX! All components are included as well as the Campy carrying case and serial number card. This could be the crowning jewel in your collection!
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Sachs

Vintage Richard Sachs Road Bike - $2500 (Denver, NC)




"I have had this bike since the late 70's and now it is time to let it go for someone else to enjoy. The pics might answer all of your questions, if not feel free to contact me.

bicycle type: road
condition: good
frame size: 58cm
make / manufacturer: Richard Sachs
wheel size: 700C"

https://charlotte.craigslist.org/bik...732969367.html
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