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Bidding starts at $450.00 but no bites...hmmm

Old 07-01-20, 09:41 AM
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Bidding starts at $450.00 but no bites...hmmm

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Old 07-01-20, 10:32 AM
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Yeah, a head scratcher indeed
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Must have heard about the bike shortage and figured it was time.
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OMG that is too funny!!! Do they really think the Bike shortage is that bad..
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Old 07-01-20, 11:10 AM
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Keyed off the Campagnolo... the hubs, the derailleurs...
Things happen when one only does the minimum of referencing.
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Old 07-01-20, 11:20 AM
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I gasped audibly when I zoomed in and saw the stem...
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Old 07-01-20, 11:30 AM
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Hey, if they want to pay me $450 to pick it up, just say where and when.

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Old 07-01-20, 05:56 PM
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Gotta love those positive feedback braking setups... especially when the rider's centre of gravity is high
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Old 07-01-20, 07:25 PM
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I think we’re two decimal points off here. No, maybe three.
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I had that same exact bike back in the 70s that I bought new. It had Campy Valentino derailleurs, really crappy. That bike looks all original, including the tires. My guess is the stem was loose and it wasn't really ridden that way, but I do remember people turning up their bars at weird angles. It was a style in NYC at the time.
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Old 07-01-20, 09:22 PM
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Originally Posted by nlerner View Post
I think we’re two decimal points off here. No, maybe three.
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Old 07-02-20, 12:44 AM
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OMG... It's still available?
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Hmm... not too sure. Fork looks bent.
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But what's in the box?

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Originally Posted by tpadul View Post
OMG that is too funny!!! Do they really think the Bike shortage is that bad..
multiple shops near me are not accepting any new mechanical work....to big a back log fwiw
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Originally Posted by nlerner View Post
I think we’re two decimal points off here. No, maybe three.
I would consider it if the decimal point moved just one over to the left, but then there's shipping so two points would clinch the deal for me.

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Originally Posted by Lascauxcaveman View Post
OMG... It's still available?
He relisted....https://www.ebay.com/itm/Atala-Grand...YAAOSwUD5e85TD
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Maybe $25.00. This bike had horrible parts when it was brand new. Lousy derailleurs, cottered crank, lousy brakes. Save me , please.
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What a shame. He declined my offer of $4.50.

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Did I see this in the "compensating for too-large of a frame" thread?
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Originally Posted by cudak888 View Post
What a shame. He declined my offer of $4.50.

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Yours HAS to be the best offer he has got.
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Old 07-03-20, 07:41 AM
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Yours HAS to be the best offer he has got.
Thinking of $4.75....
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Even a finger in the edge of the frame on the MAIN photo -- do these guys go out of their way to check as many WW check-boxes as possible?
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How the hell does that kickstand work when it's mounted backwards?
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Well at least the cable routing with this bike's handlebar configuration seems much improved over stock.

The improved braking has to be worth something.

And not to forget, they don't make them like this any more.
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