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Old 09-16-13, 10:09 AM
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^No, it's the Shimano 600 crank set, shimano105 derailer, shimano 600 brakes, race wrapped handle bars, mavic rims,Michelin pro wheels that are under 12 pounds. All the rest of the gear (plus the frame) add another 12.
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Only $3000 for a Fuji/Marlboro folder and a Murray/Squirt MTB! You'd think for that much money they could at least wash them.

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So much Wacky in this ad.

Vintage Motobecane Bike - $75

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Originally Posted by Pibber
IT IS VERY LIGHT WEIGHT. WITH QUALITY COMPONENTS. AND NEW TIRES, TUBES, NEW SHIFTERS, NEW CABLES FOR SHIFTER,S NEW BRAKES, AND CLIP LESS AND REGULAR PEDALS.

this isn't sketchy at all, is it?

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^ Looks like they buyer might also need to supply their own Park frame bending tool as well, judging from the black marks behind the head tube lugs on the top and down tubes... details, details
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Almost don't wanna post this after the $3k promotional masterpieces and the, uhhhh, "wear" on the Motobecane, but... clown bike!
[h=2]Vintage Road Bike - Nice Looking & Dependable[/h]
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Must be that fancy Italian-built Peugeot with the fancy "floating" rear wheel and famous "mule kick" RD.

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Originally Posted by zukahn1
Schwinn actually stoped using top shifters in the late 60's for this very reason after numerous complaints and a couple of law suits. Actually going sitting reaching back this much to shift caused many riders to loose balance come of the seat and you can quess what happens. Top shifters did not earn the nick name nut busters for nothing.
Nut buster? Heck, nut skewer...
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This one is kinda wacky good pics of everything but the drive side of the bike or components. I just find annoying when people take pics of everything but what matters. Plus the only description is 23inchs likely wrong and very light. Almost a perfect example of how not to list nice bike.
https://denver.craigslist.org/bik/4071318920.html
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I certainly could be wrong, but I highly doubt that this bike is worth anywhere close to the asking price.....

https://corvallis.craigslist.org/bik/4071732496.html

[h=2]Vintage Record Road Bike Italian? French? Campagnolo Hubs - $900 (Corvallis)[/h]

Vintage Record Road Bike Italian? French?

Unsure of which company made this bike

Record "Cycles Special" Bike

Campagnolo Hubs w/ Weinmann 700 c wheels

Sakae Custom Road Champion w/ SR Stem

Dia-Compe Brakes and Levers

Only has what you see, no other parts

I have for sale separately a single speed kit that might work on this bike also other vintage road bike rims

Please put something in your ad so i know it isn't spam

Asking $900 or reasonable offer

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Old 09-17-13, 11:14 AM
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Originally Posted by zukahn1
This one is kinda wacky good pics of everything but the drive side of the bike or components. I just find annoying when people take pics of everything but what matters. Plus the only description is 23inchs likely wrong and very light. Almost a perfect example of how not to list nice bike.
https://denver.craigslist.org/bik/4071318920.html
What, you can't read the little white tag on the left chain stay?
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Originally Posted by Teon
I certainly could be wrong, but I highly doubt that this bike is worth anywhere close to the asking price.....

https://corvallis.craigslist.org/bik/4071732496.html

Vintage Record Road Bike Italian? French? Campagnolo Hubs - $900 (Corvallis)



Vintage Record Road Bike Italian? French?

Unsure of which company made this bike

Record "Cycles Special" Bike

Campagnolo Hubs w/ Weinmann 700 c wheels

Sakae Custom Road Champion w/ SR Stem

Dia-Compe Brakes and Levers

Only has what you see, no other parts

I have for sale separately a single speed kit that might work on this bike also other vintage road bike rims

Please put something in your ad so i know it isn't spam

Asking $900 or reasonable offer

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This one is just silly as it is I wouldn't go more than $100 on this, It is basically a very nice BSO.
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Originally Posted by zukahn1
This one is just silly as it is I wouldn't go more than $100 on this......
That's what I was thinking......lol.
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^"bicycle shaped object" aka bso is a little less than what I would call it. Funny that the silly thing has a mix of Campy, Dia-Compe, and Sakae bits! What a kluge...
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Lmao......okay......as they say, "Keep Portland Weird"......lol

https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/4066468721.html

Suck this Peugeot!!! - $100000 (North Portland )



This multi-colored rasta rough rider is more than down for the long haul. We got her as a wee magic Green Machine and converted her into the single-speed wonder that she is today. ALL the business on this Betty is brand spankin new, you name it...
-brakes: Shimano levers, new cables, housing, pads, levers
-wheels:converted free wheel, new tubes, Vitano 700x23 tires
NEW leather bar wraps AND seat, etc, etc, etc...

So, the short and skinny of it is this bike is NOT $100,000 dollars, but thank you for spending the time to check out our master creation. We are looking to sell the NEW and IMPROVED GREEN MACHINE for...

$500 obo
...and I do mean obo
We put a lot of lot of love amd dollars into this work of art, so...
Just sayin

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^Couldn't be a more appropriate use of a lower end Pug! The price is way out there, but the execution is OK with me...
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^Couldn't be a more appropriate use of a lower end Pug! The price is way out there, but the execution is OK with me...
Agreed, as it's kind of a unique, cool look(Although I think bullhorns would fit the look better). But the $500 price is way out of line(might as well stick with the 100,000 price as the seller will get the same sort of interest as the 500 price - zero)......even with the Portlandia style description.....lol.
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Old 09-18-13, 04:14 AM
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Originally Posted by Teon
Lmao......okay......as they say, "Keep Portland Weird"......lol

https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/4066468721.html

Suck this Peugeot!!! - $100000 (North Portland )
So, the short and skinny of it is this bike is NOT $100,000....
$500 obo
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I think there's a syntax error in the listing title "this peugeot sucks"
in fairness, she does say "obo....and I do mean obo"
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Mounting Bile, anyone?
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Originally Posted by Teon
Agreed, as it's kind of a unique, cool look(Although I think bullhorns would fit the look better). But the $500 price is way out of line(might as well stick with the 100,000 price as the seller will get the same sort of interest as the 500 price - zero)......even with the Portlandia style description.....lol.
esp. since it still has the original cottered cranks. 150/200$ bike with a load of hype attatched, and I really like UO8s. It's not the bike's fault.
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Very ambitious pricing.


https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/bik/4056936745.html


Chrome Ross Single Speed Mountain Bike - $800 (Horner Park)

Not really sure I want to sell this, just seeing what kind of interest I can get for it.

Beautiful Chrome Ross Mountain bike that I had converted to a Single Speed.

Bike rides like a dream and will turn heads. Never seen one built up like this.
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Um, no, I believe that's moss growing on the saddle. Which is by definition "moss green", I guess...

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Hey, I have an all chrome plated higher end Ross mountain bike also. $800.00? Good luck with that. I would happily sell mine for $100.00.
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Very ambitious pricing.


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Chrome Ross Single Speed Mountain Bike - $800 (Horner Park)

Not really sure I want to sell this, just seeing what kind of interest I can get for it.

Beautiful Chrome Ross Mountain bike that I had converted to a Single Speed.

Bike rides like a dream and will turn heads. Never seen one built up like this.


700 Dollars for Mountain Bike.

Not really sure I want to spend this, just seeing what kind of bike I can get for it.

Beautiful new bills. All sequential serial numbers.

Bills fan out like a dream and will turn heads. No one ever worked so hard for $700.
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A bit optimistic............$450.00 and Ted Williams in the same ad?
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You're looking at a perfectly executed overhaul / conversion project.
This bike is a 10-speed that I can either keep as such or make it a single speed or even fixed gear!

This is a SEARS ROEBUCK AND COMPANY Ted Williams Brand bike MADE IN AUSTRIA from the 1970's

This bike is very fast and very light with all original parts!
All the components on this bike are high-end high-quality light-weight parts
The bike was totally disassambled, cleaned, and put together for a flawless end result - See photos
Selling for $450 firm
I can also convert it into a single speed (see photos) or even a fixed gear.

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Frame and fork is Shimano made in Japan of Reynolds 531 tubing with the frame being double butted with horizontal drop outs and axle positoner screws.
Cranks: Sakae SR Melt.Forging 171.5 Made in Japan
Chainring: 52 tooth / 39 tooth
Freewheel: 8.8.8. Perfect MAEDA INDUSTRIES 5-sproket freewheel
Pedals made in Germany
Wheels are: UKAIRIM 27x1 1/4 rims made in Japan
Brake Levers are: Dia-Compe
Center-pull Brakes are Swiss made: Weinmann 610 | Vainqueur 999
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