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Old 09-15-11, 07:43 PM
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Originally Posted by mapleleafs-13
Eschew mass-production and cookie cutter pre-fabrications. This bike was made for you.
lol.. putting a bike together from mass produced parts doesn't count buddy
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Originally Posted by LemondFanForeve
Look at this: is this really worth $4500 hundo?

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv...595150374.html
Depends on who's buying it. They paid a lot more than that.
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Ugly old bike with bell and headlight - $25

Someone left it here please get it out of my barn may be collectable who cares old with head light bell and rear flat tire $25 firm

https://kalamazoo.craigslist.org/bik/2600704969.html

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If not too many of you jump on this I could facilitate the purchase.....

For 30.00...let me know if you want it



https://annarbor.craigslist.org/bik/2577676537.html
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Originally Posted by OldsCOOL
If not too many of you jump on this I could facilitate the purchase.....

For 30.00...let me know if you want it



https://annarbor.craigslist.org/bik/2577676537.html
You laugh, but there's someone who parks their bike where I pick up a shuttle bus every day that's got a really sexy free spirit (greenbriar version I think). Nice detailed lugs, pristine condition. This on the other hand should be thrown back in the river from whence it was dragged (not really because even this fish don't want this pos).
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Originally Posted by cb400bill
Ugly old bike with bell and headlight - $25

Someone left it here please get it out of my barn may be collectable who cares old with head light bell and rear flat tire $25 firm

https://kalamazoo.craigslist.org/bik/2600704969.html

Now THAT is truth in advertising! K'zooers are honest, Midwestern folks, in general.....
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Originally Posted by OldsCOOL
If not too many of you jump on this I could facilitate the purchase.....

For 30.00...let me know if you want it



https://annarbor.craigslist.org/bik/2577676537.html
Hey, that's a lot like that little racing Pogliaghi, right? Except this one has both rims the correct size! Go for it! Might need a little WD-40, though.

Edit: that might even be the ultra-rare MC5 edition. Look at the top tube decal. Kick out the jams, brothers and sisters!

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Insulting potential buyers. A great new selling technique?

https://fayar.craigslist.org/bik/2597738616.html

Raleigh SGZ - $50 (Fayetteville)

Date: 2011-09-16, 6:29PM CDT
Reply to: sale-2kcyb-2597738616@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]
Here it is a !!!hybrid!!!! (insert cool points) bike for all you less than active way over privlaged moms and dads! Now you can be the talk of your little block when you buy this great specimen of a well used bike( makes it look like you broke it in which gives you street cred) all you need to know is that it is not stolen and it will look super fly(street terms)on a bike rack on the over priced car someone bought for you where it will spend most of its time!!! Omg I know right!!!( he must really love you.. or he is cheating... id go with the latter)...

Ok for anyone else ... 7 speed, needs tires and love. Txt and I will send a pic of the bike and the best dog in the world who happens to be next to it in my kitchen
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Originally Posted by 753proguy
Hey, that's a lot like that little racing Pogliaghi, right? Except this one has both rims the correct size! Go for it! Might need a little WD-40, though.

Edit: that might even be the ultra-rare MC5 edition. Look at the top tube decal. Kick out the jams, brothers and sisters!
Ultra rare? I really need to study up on my Ted's.

This thing is why the term "gaspipe" exists....describes it to a "T".
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Incumbent bike - $300

https://harrisburg.craigslist.org/bik/2602181883.html

Looks pretty nice. Should sell since this isn't an election year...
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Incumbent bike - $300

https://harrisburg.craigslist.org/bik/2602181883.html

Looks pretty nice. Should sell since this isn't an election year...
Capital!
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Originally Posted by 3 Speed Turnip
Insulting potential buyers. A great new selling technique?

https://fayar.craigslist.org/bik/2597738616.html

Raleigh SGZ - $50 (Fayetteville)

Date: 2011-09-16, 6:29PM CDT
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Here it is a !!!hybrid!!!! (insert cool points) bike for all you less than active way over privlaged moms and dads! Now you can be the talk of your little block when you buy this great specimen of a well used bike( makes it look like you broke it in which gives you street cred) all you need to know is that it is not stolen and it will look super fly(street terms)on a bike rack on the over priced car someone bought for you where it will spend most of its time!!! Omg I know right!!!( he must really love you.. or he is cheating... id go with the latter)...

Ok for anyone else ... 7 speed, needs tires and love. Txt and I will send a pic of the bike and the best dog in the world who happens to be next to it in my kitchen
Thats actually hysterical.......
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Old 09-20-11, 02:29 PM
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They must be passing around some awesome something in Ann Arbor, ^
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The nicest vintage bike seat I've ever seen... very rare and colletable... ha ha ha

https://www.ebay.com/itm/VERY-OLD-VIN...item3f0e3ae1d7

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downtube and barcons!!! saweeeeeeeeeeeeeet

1980 Univega Gran Premio Road Bike - 54cm - Very Nice! - $300 ( O.B.O) SANTA ANA)

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this bike is in excellent condition
1980 Univega Gran Premio
Made In Japan
54cm - Fits riders approximately 54" to 59"
300 OR BEST OFFERT PLEASE CALL t 714-429-6696






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Man i want some of what this guy is smoking. this thing is about as rare as snow in toronto in the month of january...

https://ontario.kijiji.ca/c-ViewAd?Ad...IEJ9PLv71Jyik*

*RARE* bianchi road bike "worth thousands"


* Best offer *
Selling my rare bianchi road bike , this bike is rare and hard to find . This bike is worth up to 2000 or more after some very minor wprk is done , only selling it cause something came up and am desperate for cash . Has mavic rims with quick release , HSINLUNG with Scott arm rest , sahae SA crankset with shimano clip on pedals and shimano RX100 derailluer . Has suntour shifters and front derailluer , lee chi front and rear brakes and norco tires . This bike is in great condition but it is a old and very rare bike so it need minor work done like new cables and handle bar wraps maybe a few other small minor things but nothing serious , do the bit of work needed and you will have one great , nice classic rare bike .

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meanwhile... in a parallel universe


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....... When did they become "ensembles" ?
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Originally Posted by bane
downtube and barcons!!! saweeeeeeeeeeeeeet
lol.. weird.. but Gran Premios are very nice bikes!
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Originally Posted by frantik
lol.. weird.. but Gran Premios are very nice bikes!
plus free barcons
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This one is so full of fail....

$180.00 saddle for 55.00 - $55 (Plano)
Date: 2011-09-22, 9:30AM CDT
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Brand new unopened saddle-just ordered the wrong color. Save me from shipping back and you get a great saddle at over 70% off and no tax or shipping!

Black on Black

https://www.realcyclist.com/prologo-p...-saddle-single

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When you click on the link in the ad, you find that the $180 saddle the seller is trying to get $55 for is on sale, new, for $53.99. :\
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I really don't know what this guy is thinking ...



1970's Bicycle Sekine SHC 270 - Mint Condition .. all original parts .. Made in Manitoba $500.00 OBO phone ###-####


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Italian steel roadbike frame and fork - $100 (Walpole)

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I bought this frame and fork a couple of years ago with the goal of building it up but never got beyond stripping the flaking paintjob.
It was made by A. Gallo. The lugs are chromed. The dropouts are Campagnolo. The seattube and the toptube measure 58cm C-C.
The first picture shows the frameset as it is today. The other picture was given to me by the previous owner.

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A steal at $600 BIN.

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