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Old 01-31-13, 11:03 PM
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A "streetwise" Bridgestone for $425. I guess street wise means missing parts and almost comically overpriced. The seller keeps listing it over and over, so for the price has dropped maybe $50.
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Grandmaster of understatement: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Moto...item2327a82a25
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This is like Hunger Games meets cheezy '70s British BMX movie.

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Interesting concept.

[h=2]Bicycle engineering project - $600 (Long Beach)[/h] Powered by LeafletTerms





The frame is 54cm miyata road bike.
it is equipped with a Hydraulic Kinetic Energy Recovery System.
It was assembled as part of design class
all the components bought new for the project were well over the asking price including the bicycle, as most engineering projects are
We're a team of students just trying to recoup some of the cost of constructing the project
It does have two aluminum custom machined components in order to utilize a bicycle fixed gear and freewheel for the motor and pump
here's a video of the system working https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zSX9-EuBEFw
If you're interested in buying the project to further refine or as a conversation piece, reply to the craigslist e-mail above.
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Old 02-02-13, 09:52 AM
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I don't quite get it... you pedal for ten minutes flip a valve and the bike propels itself for ten feet?
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This guy had a ingenious way of selling his bike.
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Old 02-02-13, 11:08 AM
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If he had "stretchy pants" and a cape he could demand more for it.

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Originally Posted by Bianchigirll
This is like Hunger Games meets cheezy '70s British BMX movie.

"Impaler?"

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Old 02-02-13, 01:30 PM
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^Rider weight limit? I'd have to say about 125lbs!
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^Rider weight limit? I'd have to say about 125lbs!
I rode it (~145#). The biggest problem is the skateboard wheel on the front, which doesn't like bumps.
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That Impaler looks dangerous, there are cracks in th road bigger that front wheel.
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Got a flat tire and lost interest. Back to the couch for some Call Of Duty.,,,,BD

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Needs a tire tubestubes? What's a tubestube?
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Wow. Really? Mine must be worth at least $600 then, even with all the rust and missing parts. On that note, I am going to go for a single speed ride, then fishing for a couple of hours,,,,BD

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-1981...item519b46392e
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Old 02-03-13, 11:27 AM
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Originally Posted by Bikedued
Wow. Really? Mine must be worth at least $600 then, even with all the rust and missing parts. On that note, I am going to go for a single speed ride, then fishing for a couple of hours,,,,BD

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-1981...item519b46392e
Funny how his store is called Budgetbicyclecenter
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Old 02-03-13, 12:24 PM
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If I won that bike and got a box of grass, I would be pretty upset,,,,BD
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Funny how his store is called Budgetbicyclecenter
Yeah he's already famous, lol. It's an actual place you can go to, apparently. I would love to tell him personally, that he is smoking crack.,,,,BD
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I've not seen a stem installed this way before.

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This might be the best ebay ad ever.
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$225 for one brake caliper? Granted it is a graphite Croce de Anue but still $225?

https://www.ebay.com/itm/NOS-80s-Camp...vip=true&rt=nc

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"Impaler?"
That sidehack is called "Impakt", and was sold by Walmart for around $180 (minus the shield).
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Buy the Continental or it's history


[h=2]1960 Schwinn Continental Men's April of 1960 All/Part (Tustin)[/h]

Copper color, seat rotted, no head badge, otherwise 100% original including tires and metal stem tubes, plus lock and toe clips. Bicycle trade possible, needs restored, will ride with tire/tubes/service, everything turns, chain not rusted solid, rare and vintage first year original 10 speed Schwinn Continental. bicycle trade possible open to all, looking for high end back packing tent and gear. seven 14- (348) 11-16 or reply to this ad. If you are reading this it is available. This is the last call for the complete bike. If you want it complete, contact me.
Frame and fork------$200.00
Front wheel----------$65.00
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complete----------$125.00
Front shifter---------$65.00
Rear shifter----------$50.00
Rear derailer---------$65.00
front derailer--------$ 65.00
Head set ------------$25.00
Stem-----------------$75.00
Handle bars---------$45.00
Brakes----------------$45.00
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Originally Posted by Bikedued
Wow. Really? Mine must be worth at least $600 then, even with all the rust and missing parts. On that note, I am going to go for a single speed ride, then fishing for a couple of hours,,,,BD

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-1981...item519b46392e
I saw pretty much the same bike listed for $90 on CL.
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[h=2]Schwinn mens Road BICYCLE - $90 (SE Aurora (tower + iliff))[/h]

This bike is in good shape (paint has scratches and foam on handlebars is old) , ready to ride. Bar end shifters, 15 speed, Chicago made, 23" frame, 33" stand over. 720-988-0287
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