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Old 07-18-11, 04:28 PM
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^ Ha! Not only are they bad photos, but two are the same!

Here's another (my boldface). That "minor dent" looks to be a major problem. Maybe it would hold up with light commuter duty, but that's a significant bend, not a minor dent. Oh, and I wish sellers would stop referring to "Record du Monde" as if it were a model.

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Vintage Peugeot Mixte Bicycle - $280 (san jose downtown)

Date: 2011-07-18, 3:09PM PDT
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I'm selling a 1960's/70's Peugeot Mixte bicycle, "Record du Monde". This bike is all original. The bike has original beautiful orange paint. It has a minor dent as shown in picture otherwise in great condition. Has the orginal mattress seat, very comfortable, MAFAC brakes. Quick release wheels. Chrome fork. I am 5'7 and it's perfect size for me. It is a very comfortable ride and ready to go. Thank you for your interest.

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Miner dent, caught by a pick when unearthing mastadon bones...
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Originally Posted by gaucho777
I wish sellers would stop referring to "Record du Monde" as if it were a model.
Just be happy they spelled Peugeot correctly if you don't know much about the bike then it makes sense to put all the text found on the bike
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Hahaha!

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Originally Posted by Teon
So they picture a bike that is "same vintage" but not the actual bike that is for sale.....and, oh yea.....just a minor detail......

"The only drawback is the outer chain ring got a little scuffed/few tooth warped, easy fix or unbolt/replace 1 ring, price reduced to match."

And the reduced price is $200??!!??? Seriously?

https://eugene.craigslist.org/bik/2492567201.html

"Bike looks like this but red (same vintage)"


I love how the guys description is totally BS:" Bike is for a tall rider 33"...82.5cm...what is the guy, Andre the Giants Brother? I've never seen a bike that bike before....
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he updated the picture and it's not the same vintage (surprise surprise)
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Correct me if I'm wrong, but I don't think the frame was originally intended to look like this.......

Asking 50 bucks, and " Not in good shape, but $150-200 in repairs will have it running quite well."

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They came like that.
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets
I stand corrected. Goofiest looking road bike I have ever seen. Did they do that for just one year, as I did a google on them before posting that to be sure, and all I found were pics of 'normal' looking road bikes?
And what was the purpose of that kind of frame....just to be different?
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That schwinn circuit frame looks pretty nice.
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https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv...502113339.html

schwinn women's bicycle - $650 (sun valley/burbank)

Date: 2011-07-19, 9:02AM PDT
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I just bought the bike for 800 dollars and I got a brand new fixie 4 a present from my friend and now I am trying to sell it for 650 dollars. I just got brand new rims and brand new treads and I fixed everything up and it runs smoother than what you would buy from a store. this bike has 7 speed gears and it has front and back brakes with front shocks as well. it's yours if you want it for 600 dollars. if you are interested call me at 8182099911 and ask for harley. Please cash only unless we can work out something else.





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Compared to the purple Schwinn posted above, this one is a bargain!

https://lancaster.craigslist.org/bik/2497429514.html

TREK 800 SPORT MOUNTAIN BIKE - $350 (LEBANON, PA.)

FOR SALE WE HAVE ONE OF TREK'S FINEST MOUNTAIN BIKES. THIS IS THE MODEL 800 SPORT MOUNTAIN BIKE WITH A TON OF GEARS. THIS BIKE HAS BEEN BARELY USED. THE TIRES APPEAR TO BE NEW AND THE SEAT IS NEW AS WELL. REPLY TO THIS AD FOR LOCATION AND HOURS OF OPERATION.

These were only $250-$299 new in 1999. You can get a brand new 2011 Trek 820 for $350...
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$500 firm for a flat black rattlecan'd Basso. Might even be a fixie for all we know. No photos, size, or info on the components. Just bad attitude and a bike that probably won't move...

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Basso Italian Road bike (oakland west)

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Up for sale is a Basso road bike. I'm not sure what model. This bike is fast and has been painted flat black to deter theft. Cosmetically not great but mechanically perfect. If you know about these bikes you know the frames are some of the best. New tire and handlebar tape. Ready to ride. $500 firm. I won't take less so don't ask.

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i like it when people advertise that they made the bike ugly to "deter theft".. not thinking that the reason why it deters theft is because they've completely destroyed the resale value
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Or they stole it and can't ride it in the neighborhood anymore because all the regulars are on to him.
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Its great for backing into the garage.....

https://newjersey.craigslist.org/bik/2495716437.html


LOTUS BICYCLE - $100 (OAK RIDGE,NJ 07438)

Date: 2011-07-19, 11:32PM EDT
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LOTUS 26" BIKE. $100, CASH.

IF INTERESTED, PLEASE CALL 219-743-2724 AND STATE WHAT AD YOU ARE CALLING ABOUT. ALL CALLS WILL BE ANSWERED IN ORDER RECEIVED.

ITEM IS STILL AVAILABLE, IF STILL VIEWING THIS AD. IF EMAILING, PLEASE PUT MOVING IN THE SUBJECT LINE.

Seriously though, is cheap for N Jersey. And it may just be he loosened the stem for storage. His lousy marketing could be someone's gain.
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just had to post this up for hilarity. i know centurions are great and all, and yes the frame size is rare...but seriously? this frame alone is going to end up costing more than a full bike!
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^ But that's a really well-reserved example of a top-of-the-line centurion, in a rare size. It's more than I would spend, but not laughable IMHO.
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Dude, Where's My Bike? (Portland, ME)

Had a few too many in the Old Port last weekend and locked my bike up somewhere between there and the West End, only problem is, I can't remember quite where. Something parallel to Spring St. Black Motobecane with red brake wires and a Working Bikes Collective sticker on the frame. Missing front wheel - don't worry, I have it. Any helpful information I'll buy you a six pack, pack of smokes, some baked goods, a smile. Thanks, email works best for me, appreciate any help (yes I have looked myself, but where could it be??).

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Originally Posted by tugrul
Dude, Where's My Bike? (Portland, ME)

Had a few too many in the Old Port last weekend and locked my bike up somewhere between there and the West End, only problem is, I can't remember quite where. Something parallel to Spring St. Black Motobecane with red brake wires and a Working Bikes Collective sticker on the frame. Missing front wheel - don't worry, I have it. Any helpful information I'll buy you a six pack, pack of smokes, some baked goods, a smile. Thanks, email works best for me, appreciate any help (yes I have looked myself, but where could it be??).

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it is apparently not uncommon to get drunk and lose your bike: https://www.bikeforums.net/showthread...1#post12867336
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One more reason not to bike drunk. Hey, at least she didn't try to ride it home and end up a smear on the pavement...
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Where to begin on this one.....

Its a Pug UE-8 for $1000?

No, that only for the rusted frame! The rest of the bike does not come with it, although I'll go on to describe the tires, fenders, generator, etc in the rest of the ad. And I'll make sure that almost all the pictures are of the components and not closeups of the frame. You know, the thing I'm selling?

https://cgi.ebay.com/Vintage-Peugeot-...#ht_812wt_1327
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This might be a spoof. The number is from Burbank and is registered to a "Christoph" so it might be a prank on "harley"

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https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv...502113339.html

schwinn women's bicycle - $650 (sun valley/burbank)

Date: 2011-07-19, 9:02AM PDT
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I just bought the bike for 800 dollars and I got a brand new fixie 4 a present from my friend and now I am trying to sell it for 650 dollars. I just got brand new rims and brand new treads and I fixed everything up and it runs smoother than what you would buy from a store. this bike has 7 speed gears and it has front and back brakes with front shocks as well. it's yours if you want it for 600 dollars. if you are interested call me at 8182099911 and ask for harley. Please cash only unless we can work out something else.





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