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Old 06-07-13, 05:59 PM
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Originally Posted by CenturionIM
Is it just me or chicago has a disproportionate number of sellers asking ridiculous prices?
It's not just you. Being in Milwaukee, I check the Chicago CL ads pretty frequently. A lot of folks down there seem to think that any late '70s Schwinn that hasn't completely fallen apart is worth $300+
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Don't you see the logic? Schwinn manufactured in Chicago for decades. We probably have more Schwinns per capita than anywhere else in the world. Obviously, we have cornered the market on Varsity, Racer and Breeze bikes and can charge any ridiculous price we want for them, because nobody else can possibly have any.

On the plus (or is this minus?) side, my wife keeps dragging home cheap or free Schwinns. Consequently, I never lack for bike projects.
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With a custom bent fork?

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/bik/3851532270.html



This one's a winner....
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And every single part is new/used and most with stickers and tags!
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I'm just guessing, but I suspect the missing fork in this one might require a bit more explanation than, "No fork, sorry":

https://www.ebay.com/itm/151059141022

Aside from the catastrophic fork failure, it looks like a fairly interesting bike.

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Yep! Those appear to be brand spanking new rotors alright! And is that rust on those brake actuators, as well?
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Originally Posted by TacoPropelled
With a custom bent fork?

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sby/bik/3851532270.html



This one's a winner....
I also like the worn out Grab ons mismatched brake and turkey lever. Old brake hanger left on bike and poor setup. This has to be one of the worste supposed shop built fixies I have every seen.
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I know that people get units mixed up, but it still makes me laugh:

2012 Jamis 48" women's road bike - $695

That and the lack of any mention of the missing seat indicates it was perhaps made to order for Vlad the Impaler... especially at 48".
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I don't know what "break pads" are, but if they exists, I believe this bike has 'em.

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Please tell me you're trading it for a vacuum cleaner and a photography lesson:

CLphiladelphiaall for sale / wantedbicycles - by owner



Reply rr9hf-3835181471@sale.craigslist.org[SUP] [?][/SUP] flag [SUP][?][/SUP] : miscategorized prohibited spam best of Posted: 2013-05-28, 6:42PM EDT
LOOKNG TO TRADE 1988 FUJI TIARA - $1 (SOUTH PHILLY)


This is in really beautiful condition for a 25 year old bike.Shimano components,aero bar,clip pedals,gel seat,2 bottle holders,quick disconnects,break pads and tires like new.original blue paint in nice condition.all it needs is air in the tires.i don't have the pump for the smaller valve stems.
will trade for newer schwinn fat tire 2 tone beach cruiser with fenders and gears.
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The back tire may have escaped, but that front one isn't getting away so easily!



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> https://fortcollins.craigslist.org/bik/3864349426.html


Stunning photography!
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couldn't quite figure this one out until the last photo ... what could possibly go wrong?


https://boston.craigslist.org/bmw/bik/3853952320.html

[h=2]TRAMPOLINE BIKE - $150 (natick)[/h]
this is a new design. it works really well. It is very fun and could be a present or just a toy to practice bmxing
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Originally Posted by itstom
The back tire may have escaped, but that front one isn't getting away so easily!



https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bik/3851290160.html
OMG! Just laughed out loud in the middle of a meeting.....post of the week!
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CLportlandmultnomah coall for sale / wantedbicycles - by owner



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[h=2] Stolen bicycles. New ones arrive daily. (Under MLK Viaduct @ SE Division Place)[/h]







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SE Division Place at Grand Ave

Homeless camp under the viaduct. In the morning, there are maybe half a dozen; sometimes more. By evening, they are disassembled. Most get scrapped. Nicer ones get a coat of spray paint and repurposed. Several bikes stolen from the neighborhood to the east have turned up there. It's always "Some guy gave it to me". You'll also see other random stuff, such as a large spool of electrical wire (probably stolen from a construction site) as well as pools of urine, hypodermics, garbage piled all over the place, beer and wine bottles. Missing a bike? The half dozen to dozen people who live, pee, and poop there have had more than their share of stolen bikes.SE Division Place at Grand Ave (google map) (yahoo map)
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Now how are we supposed to make an offer on something when we have no idea what it is??

[h=2]Cannon dale bike - must go - $325 (St. Pete)[/h] Cleaning out the garage and have no need for this nice bicycle anymore.

If you are interested send me an email with your best offer.
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Philadelphia - the city where hipsters never learn.

https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/bik/3848356770.html

"I am selling my IRO size 49cm includes everything but wheelset I do have a garage with bunch of parts and some wheelsets so if you possibly want to come by and figure something out im open to that. Also open to offers. Wheel pictured is not avail. Sorry for some reason phone wouldn't let me post with out a pic."

Note - in the above ad, the wheel was the ONLY THING the seller had a picture for.


https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/bik/3846491644.html

"I got 3 gears put on to make it easier to go up those big Philly hills at a cost of $130. So it is now a three speed instead of a no-speed."


https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/bik/3868137708.html

vintage used raleigh griffter bike - $2200

Because ratrod bikes are always going to be worth more than a Colnago or a Tommasini.
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vintage used raleigh griffter bike - $2200

Because ratrod bikes are always going to be worth more than a Colnago or a Tommasini.
Made all the more valuable by the crappy pix. :-)
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This guy think his defy 5 is a defy 1 with 105 components. Says he bought for 1800$ from dealer with aero-bar. Well, that's some expensive aero bar for 1200$+. '12 Defy 5's MSRP is 700$ for God's sakes.

He is just a crook. These mistakes are impossible to make as an naive seller. Asking 930$, must go today, willing to negotiate. Willing to negotiate alright. He is going to drop the price to $600 and someone will think they got a good deal. NOT. All predator tactics.


https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/bik/3868325637.html

2012 Giant Defy Road Bike with Aero Bars!! Need to Sell Today! - $930 (Downtown/ Gold Coast)

Walton at Michigan
For sale is a 2012 Giant Defy Road Bike. Very low miles have been logged, and it is in excellent condition, not even a scratch! Included are the aero bars and the bike PC. The bike is 55cm, which is a Giant Medium Size Very lightweight and very fast! I originally bought this bike last year from the dealer for 1,800 with aero bars. I am only looking for $930 now! Price is negotiable and need to sell ASAP. Please reply if you have any questions, or text 3123398883.
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Check out in cal. up by sacramento.....gold country craigslist.........de rosa giro de italia....now am i dumb or are those decals all backwards...the guy says the bike is like new....well....thats probably because re spray and decals put on ... looks like a high school student...send this guy an email and straighten him out.......or me...if de rosa did in fact put decals on in that manner
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Looks like the seat tube and down tube decals are flipped... the derosa on the fork I think was supposed to be on the chainstay, etc.

https://goldcountry.craigslist.org/bik/3868853030.html

[h=2]1993 DE ROSA Giro d'Italia Like New - $900 (Grass Valley)[/h]

Beautiful Classic Italian Road Bike. Campagnolo Veloce derailers,brakes,crank,hubs,97 net 32 spoke aluminum rims,9speedcassette,18 Speed,Campagnolo Record Head set,Veloce aero brake/shift levers.Modolo bars and stem,Uno seat post,Brand new Specialized Tires and Tubes,New WTB Valcor Saddle w titanium rails.56 cm 5 9-6-0. 20 pounds,New Cinelli bar tape,Sigma computer. Incredible condition!!!! Like New!!! 530-368-4660.900 or best offer.
  • Location: Grass Valley
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Hey PARS...thanks much for posting the pics etc....im getting better with computers but still havent learned to do that yet!!! So what IS with the decals? Could it have been done at the factory but someone smoking something they shouldnt have been? Or...like i beleive...a respray by a moron.....i think those are the only two possible explanations
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https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Pina...item417387c693

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Originally Posted by Pars
Looks like the seat tube and down tube decals are flipped... the derosa on the fork I think was supposed to be on the chainstay, etc.

https://goldcountry.craigslist.org/bik/3868853030.html

[h=2]1993 DE ROSA Giro d'Italia Like New - $900 (Grass Valley)[/h]
Here's another questionable De Rosa, he has had this up for sale on eBay in the past, I posted it in this thread a few months ago.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/De-Rosa-Pist...item2c6fd35489





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Originally Posted by pedalnmetal
couldn't quite figure this one out until the last photo ... what could possibly go wrong?


TRAMPOLINE BIKE - $150 (natick)



this is a new design. it works really well. It is very fun and could be a present or just a toy to practice bmxing
LOL! The $150 price tag matches the workmanship.
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Wow I dont even know what to say about this one

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