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Old 02-28-13, 10:00 PM
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^You don't think, I mean could you imagine, um, could it be....wait for it...a joke?
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Old 03-01-13, 09:34 AM
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obviously does that not qualify as "wacky"?
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I guess so...
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Old 03-01-13, 01:48 PM
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Originally Posted by zukahn1
I'm selling a 1st generation Brooklyn Machine Works Gangsta Track.
Some One just confused NJ/NY with Denver the biggest and toughest market going.
I wanted to say something off-color about branding a bike "gangsta", but this will have to do - I'm pretty sure I don't have the chops to back up that kind of trash talk.
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Old 03-01-13, 01:54 PM
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What is funny is that she told me early on when I first visited her about 3 weeks ago that she would have let everything go for 300 dollars. For the amount of stuff she had at the, that might have made sense. Heck, the bikes I ended up with are probably worth over 1000 total.

What she has left for 1000? Not so much. She told me that if she doesn't sell anymore, than she wants me to just bring my jeep and trailer and haul it away to Pedals2People which I shall do.
What does Margaret have left? I'm going to check it out at 3pm today, let me know if you believe she has anything in her storage locker worthwhile. TIA!
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Old 03-01-13, 06:04 PM
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Vintage Francesco Moser Size 54cm - $899 (Olney, MD)



The price isn't too bad since it is a Moser Leader AX, quite a rare and, supposedly, great-riding bike.

This part gets me though: add $200 for wheels
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Old 03-01-13, 07:52 PM
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^That's a bit CS if you ask me. I would offer the seller $1000 incl. wheelset. Not very nice...
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Lols that duke of turd pic.
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Old 03-01-13, 10:11 PM
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What does Margaret have left? I'm going to check it out at 3pm today, let me know if you believe she has anything in her storage locker worthwhile. TIA!
Too late, got a small (21"?) Trek 500, with wrong bars, correct derailleurs and shifters, Suntour ARC/AR, and three wheelsets. All the rest is doomed to be dumped on P2P.
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Old 03-01-13, 10:37 PM
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Originally Posted by anixi
Too late, got a small (21"?) Trek 500, with wrong bars, correct derailleurs and shifters, Suntour ARC/AR, and three wheelsets. All the rest is doomed to be dumped on P2P.
See, I told you I left some good stuff behind. i saw most of the wheel sets but honestly, I have zero interest in freewheel wheels. I'm too fat to ride on them, I bend/break axles.

Are you just going to rebuild the Trek and flip?
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Old 03-01-13, 11:14 PM
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See, I told you I left some good stuff behind. i saw most of the wheel sets but honestly, I have zero interest in freewheel wheels. I'm too fat to ride on them, I bend/break axles.

Are you just going to rebuild the Trek and flip?
Yep, it's not worth keeping. The freewheel-wheelsets are actually pretty nice. One set has matching Matrix rims, the others are plain-jane alloy ones, good enough for flips. BTW, she's getting ready to call you and arrange to donate the rest of the stuff. I saw one lower end Centurion and a mixte Peugeot, the rest are meh...
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Old 03-02-13, 08:13 AM
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Brooks saddle, good used condition.,,,,BD

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^re: the Brooks saddle, I'd offer the seller $40. Looks ok to me for a flipper.
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Old 03-02-13, 01:00 PM
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I post this one only because it is the right way sell on Ebay...what a freaking awesome ad!

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Gunnar-Polo-...item27cf3a7cd8
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Originally Posted by hodgykins
I post this one only because it is the right way sell on Ebay...what a freaking awesome ad!

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Gunnar-Polo-...item27cf3a7cd8
"Shaken not stirred"????
Ouch! I think I'll have a drink.

...other than that, a great add!

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Don't sleep on this one, people: https://vancouver.en.craigslist.ca/va...626014166.html

Hopefully this guy has a steadier hand with a wrench than he does with a paintbrush.
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Old 03-03-13, 09:27 AM
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Originally Posted by biketrouble
Don't sleep on this one, people: https://vancouver.en.craigslist.ca/va...626014166.html

Hopefully this guy has a steadier hand with a wrench than he does with a paintbrush.
I hate starting my Sundays with a headache. That is painful to look at.
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Old 03-03-13, 09:35 AM
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Oh, dear God...

Sure it's a head-turner. People usually turn their heads to puke...


Originally Posted by biketrouble
Don't sleep on this one, people: https://vancouver.en.craigslist.ca/va...626014166.html

Hopefully this guy has a steadier hand with a wrench than he does with a paintbrush.
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Old 03-04-13, 01:30 PM
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the sad part is the guy says he is very detailed in his work and is a mechanic... wtf was he thinking? talk about ruining a good bike... painting a crankset?? dumba$$

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Oh, dear God...

Sure it's a head-turner. People usually turn their heads to puke...
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Originally Posted by GordoTrek
the sad part is the guy says he is very detailed in his work and is a mechanic... wtf was he thinking? talk about ruining a good bike... painting a crankset?? dumba$$
Looks nice to me. It's just a bike -It's not a collector/fetish object
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Originally Posted by Amesja
Looks nice to me. It's just a bike -It's not a collector/fetish object
LOL, fetish applied to this is hysterical!
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Old 03-05-13, 06:49 AM
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Brand new old Trek, only $500.,,,,BD

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Fixie with a secret stash compartment:

[h=2]unique fixed gear bike - $300 (cypress)[/h]

Fixed gear bike all white with rear brakes gel cusion seat and even has a secret stash spot built right into the frame the pics show the stash spot open and closed $300 if interested text (714)676-6559 must go ASAP moving out of state in 4 weeks

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shouldn't that be in the mtb section
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A new and interesting one from are buddies at Budget Bicycycle Center. $500 for a Mirage Mixte frame with no fork with some rough
spots and they have the nerve to say its NOS. Maybe I'm just ignorant but best of my knowledge Moto never sold these as just a frame so no way it's NOS. Considering this one is worth about $10 I think they have set a new record for markup.
https://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...m=290619994505

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