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Omg!!! Found on cl---you won't believe it!!!!

Old 04-01-21, 07:51 AM
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OMG!!! Found on CL---you won't believe it!!!!

https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/b...300184205.html

This is a once in a lifetime opportunity!

Well, once a year, anyway.

Mention your pal Chicago Al for a special deal!
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"For sale...TODAY ONLY!?"

What a joy - one less spamming flipper after today on Craigslist.

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Enjoying the rare treat of beautiful photography applied to such an ... exceptional subject!
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Originally Posted by cudak888 View Post
"For sale...TODAY ONLY!?"

What a joy - one less spamming flipper after today on Craigslist.

-Kurt
Oh, he'll be back, but this day comes only once each year.

So don't worry about missing your big chance!
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Oh, he'll be back, but this day comes only once each year.

So don't worry about missing your big chance!
Ah yeah I remember this from last year but it's still a goodie!
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Ah. Crap. Today is that day, isn't it? Can't trust anything posted today.
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a treasure of staggering preciousitude!

perped for Monsieurs Sears & Roebuck by none other than Monsieur Huffman!

definite KLASS wid a kapital K

clearly worth several multiples of the posted price...

some flipper is sure to have already snapped it up!

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The author has put a bit of work into the descriptive text:
"Photo 4:
The detail shot here shows the high-tech braking system of the bike, along with the uniquely textured tire, and a glimpse of the front wheel. These wheels are of chromed steel and weigh at least FIVE POUNDS EACH. It's a complete myth that you want a racing bike to be lightweight. Because this bike can go so fast, it needs these massive wheels to keep it tethered to the ground! And that super-smooth surface really aids in braking--on a wet day you can easily stop within a city block, as long as you're not going too fast."

Now I'm starting to wonder if I might want to ditch my lightweight sew-ups and get a set of chromed steel rims!!

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Seems like the right thread for this.

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Did you ever get that pool table refelted?
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what a guy won't do for...."a g of blonde kief".....(asking for a friend)"

At least we know from whence the inspiration for the yoke likely originated.
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Make sure you email the owner your credit card and social security number right away before somebody else gets it.



disclaimer--- today is April first.
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Originally Posted by francophile View Post
Ah. Crap. Today is that day, isn't it? Can't trust anything posted today.
... or any other day, for that matter.
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Weren't these hand brazed by Loof Lirpa himself?
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Man, I'd be all over this if I didn't just score a new project! Anybody got any tips on light rust removal?

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Man, I'd be all over this if I didn't just score a new project! Anybody got any tips on light rust removal?
Hey, all it needs is a little TLC with some Park frame tools! It won't require more than two hours of labor!

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Oh, he'll be back, but this day comes only once each year.
But what if I'm Bill Murray?

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But what if I'm Bill Murray?

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Then you have a problem with burrowing animals? Be it gophers or groundhogs, per your cinematic preference.
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Man, I'd be all over this if I didn't just score a new project! Anybody got any tips on light rust removal?

I'm sorry to tell you, but the fork may be bent. Gonna need a driveside pic of this fine steed.
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And I was hoping for a Firenze.
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No worries, I did the string test and everything checked out. I tied the string around my finger to remember to do something, ate three gummies and checked out.

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Subject line is 100% accurate I didn't believe it!!!!
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Weren't these hand brazed by Loof Lirpa himself?
No, they were foot soldered by Oompa-Loompas.

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Wow! What an awesome ashtabulatic bike that is!!
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I'm sorry to tell you, but the fork may be bent.
Actually, the fork may be the only thing on that bike that isn't bent.
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