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Old 11-14-13, 08:02 PM
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^That really takes the cake. I can't think of a worse misspelling in all my born-ed days, and I live in PWT/Redneck-Ville!
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insert funny comment about misspelling here....



i'd put something up but i'd be on my 4th warning....
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Originally Posted by RPK79
Two wheeled vehicles should not have alignment issues!
Look at the downtube on the bike with "issues." Right there where it meets the head tube. Whoopsie!


On another note, here's a guy who thinks his frame has issues. Ummm...


[h=2]Black Felt Cruiser bicycle - $200 (Oak grove)[/h]


Black Felt Cruiser with cool skull and red wings design
frame is ever so slightly bend to tire is rubbing a little....easy fix.
Let me know if ya wanna see it.
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Originally Posted by wrk101
****urion road bike - $250 (charlotte)



****urion cavalette (older bike)
10 speeds
needs some cleaning



https://charlotte.craigslist.org/bik/4168801250.html


I see the title got filtered out....
Emailed. Had to.

edit: got a reply: "Dang hubby! Guess I know what was on his mind. Lol"

Too funny!
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Follow up to the Felt Cruiser post, because sometimes you have to pay it forward. From the email:

On Thursday, November 14, 2013, J.Oxley wrote:

Dude.
The reason the tire rubs is the forks are on backward. Turn 'em the right way and you'll get a lot more for your bike.
I'm not a cruiser type, so I'm not interested in buying. But thought I'd let you know.
Good luck!
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[[Reply from seller, approximately 4 minutes later]]
Dude!
Ur awesome! Lol! And im an idiot!
I'm clearly not a bike person...haha!
Thanx for the tip




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Serious question.....Is that hump in the top tube there by design?
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Tall bike! [h=2]

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69'' Road Bike - $450[/h]
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Originally Posted by Ancient Mariner
Serious question.....Is that hump in the top tube there by design?
Yes. There have been a number of bikes with a top tube like that. Schwinn had a version of the Varsity with a camel back top tube.

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https://www.ebay.com/itm/RESTORED-VIN...item43c1e1ef37

[h=1]RESTORED VINTAGE 27" MODIFIED 12 SPEED MEN'S FUJI ROAD BIKE[/h]

This vintage 27" classic Fuji Road Bicycle has been completely restored to new condition. This black and white beauty restored features:


  • frame was powder coated white and new decals
  • classic handle bars and white handle bar wrap by Sunlite
  • deadbolt handlebar ends (The Conspiracy in black) by Shadow
  • classic upper and lower alloy side pull brake system and brake pads, by Action bicycles
  • shifters by Sunlite
  • brake cables and shifter cables with black housing
  • rear (sis system)and front derailleurs (Shimano tourney)
  • 10 speed freewheel upgraded to 12 speed freewheel (Shimano)
  • crank and chain chrome with chain guard
  • track-lite pedal set (alloy body and cage, chromoly axle, ball bearing design 230g pair) by Origin 8
  • 27" steel rims
  • 27" whitewall tires
  • black kickstand by Sunlite
  • seat post approx. 15" long with chrome quick release
  • black and white slim seat
  • black water bottle caddy with aluminum water bottle
  • replaced all reflectors

    This bicycle did not have original parts from the manufacturer at the time I received it. All parts were replaced with all new parts. I am only trying to retrieve my cost for powder coating, the decals and the restoration of this beauty. Best offer accepted.
    Some assembly required



Junker mild-steel Fuji frame + powder coating + PROC parts does not equal $750.00 BIN.


(Unless one is listing in Williamsburg, or Fishtown, or DC - in which the pool of idiot buyers with trust fund checks is at least several dozens deep. )
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Old 11-16-13, 03:19 PM
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$750?! Must be the "slim" seat and "action" brake system.
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This is an ad posted one hour ago on the denver craigslist:

Specialized Rockhopper - $100 (Rocky Mountains)





Selling a gently ridden Specialized Rockhopper. Mostly garaged most of it's life. Seat extender, stirrups, bike bag. Ready to go, needs nothing.

719-four 3 two, 6 one 3 seven.




This is an ad posted 22 hours ago on the colorado springs craigslist:

Specialized Rockhopper - $80 (Ivy Wild)


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Selling my Rockhopper. Gently used. Nice nice. Ready to go. All original. Lots of riding left on this Specialized bike. Pedal Stirups. Saddle is like new. Tires and wheels really nice.
719-258-9913. Leave your phone number and I'll call you back. This is a message only phone number.



Notice two different phone numbers and a price difference of $20.00. The two cities are about an hour apart. Both of these ads are still up. What the heck kind of scam is going on!
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Could be that the seller spends time in both places, but is charging a little more to get it to the place they are at less frequently? Also, most of the time you can't post the exact same or even a similar ad in adjoining Craigslist areas, or Craigslist will not let you post the ad, so people change the text and phone number to make it appear like a different ad to whatever automatic system is in place to screen for multiple ads. I'd say its something like that, rather than just some outright scam. If you want to scam people, do it with a more desirable bike.
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If this ad is correct, the racers from the 60s were bad ass but dorky looking

[h=2]Vintage - $160 (Road bike from the 60')[/h]

This bike in been restored 100/ everything is original, runs perfect also this bicycle was using for a professional racing ! If you are interested please text at this #7143105514
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Ad posted today for a Nishiki bike with "waterproof panniers". I thought, this could be good. I could pick up the bike, rehab it, move it to a new home, and keep the nice panniers. It did not turn out that way.

OK, these are waterproof, but....

Kind of too bad, as underneath this crap is a decent bike.


Vintage Nishiki road bike w/water-proof panniers - $145 (asheville nc)




Vintage Nishiki road bike w/water-proof panniers - $145 (asheville nc)





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https://tucson.craigslist.org/bik/4204673170.html

Fuji Road Bike - $500 (UofA)


For sale is a Fuji (24"-25" frame so its for a person of ht. 6'-6'3") "Finest MARK II" Road Bike in excellent condition. Weinnann wheels. Fixed gear or single speed option, recent tune up. Bike is original. I am asking 500 O.B.O. (reasonable offer please) If interested please call/text me at 520-954-9480

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Originally Posted by turky lurkey
This is an ad posted one hour ago on the denver craigslist:

Specialized Rockhopper - $100 (Rocky Mountains)





Selling a gently ridden Specialized Rockhopper. Mostly garaged most of it's life. Seat extender, stirrups, bike bag. Ready to go, needs nothing.

719-four 3 two, 6 one 3 seven.




This is an ad posted 22 hours ago on the colorado springs craigslist:

Specialized Rockhopper - $80 (Ivy Wild)


© craigslist - Map data © OpenStreetMap





Selling my Rockhopper. Gently used. Nice nice. Ready to go. All original. Lots of riding left on this Specialized bike. Pedal Stirups. Saddle is like new. Tires and wheels really nice.
719-258-9913. Leave your phone number and I'll call you back. This is a message only phone number.



Notice two different phone numbers and a price difference of $20.00. The two cities are about an hour apart. Both of these ads are still up. What the heck kind of scam is going on!
Looks like a buy and flip, make a quick $20 without any work on the bike.
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[h=2]Vintage Bike Bicycle Road - $1400 (dublin / pleasanton / livermore)[/h]


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< CL orange co all for sale / wanted bicycles - by owner



Reply Reply to: thdvm-4195142090@sale.craigslist.org[SUP] [?][/SUP]
flag [SUP][?][/SUP] : miscategorized prohibited spam best of Posted: 6 days ago
[h=2]Mortorized tandem mountain bike - $1700 (san clemenete)[/h]














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That's right! A motorized tandem mountain bike!

Front and rear suspension. Honda 3hp. Max speed 35mph.

Chris 949-300-4882

P.S. Will consider trades??
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1925 Raleigh Bike, Nottingham, England



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[TD]This is a vintage Notingham, England "Raleigh" Bike in good riding condition. Tracing the serial no`s the FRAME was made between 1925 and 1930. The serial number is A1 454. There is a marking after the 1, but can`t make it out.Kinda looks like a 2 or?.It is a 5 speed with front and rear calipers. I could not find a 5 speed in my search. Don`t know if they even made them back then so it might be an add-on. The luggage rack on the back is Not original.Appears to be a sturdy one. I`ve tried to get pics of everything original with the raleigh mark.The fenders are original.The frame is a 23 in,(measured from crank to top bar) with 27in wheels.Any other questions feel free to ask. I have more pics available. Couldn`t get them all on here.


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Well, at least the fork isn't (very) bent.




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Originally Posted by noglider
1925 Raleigh Bike, Nottingham, England



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[TD]This is a vintage Notingham, England "Raleigh" Bike in good riding condition. Tracing the serial no`s the FRAME was made between 1925 and 1930. The serial number is A1 454. There is a marking after the 1, but can`t make it out.Kinda looks like a 2 or?.It is a 5 speed with front and rear calipers. I could not find a 5 speed in my search. Don`t know if they even made them back then so it might be an add-on. The luggage rack on the back is Not original.Appears to be a sturdy one. I`ve tried to get pics of everything original with the raleigh mark.The fenders are original.The frame is a 23 in,(measured from crank to top bar) with 27in wheels.Any other questions feel free to ask. I have more pics available. Couldn`t get them all on here.

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[TD="class: questioncontent questionrowpadding questionrow1bg, width: 633"]Are you sure it isn't a 1966 model? https://sheldonbrown.com/retroraleighs/dating.html#1967[/TD]
[TD="class: questioncontent questionrowpadding questionrow1bg, width: 20%, align: right"]Nov-22-13[/TD]
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[TD="class: questioncontent questionrowpadding"]I`m going to answer this question one more time. Several "experts" have commented on this already. If ANYONE can find a Rawleigh bike with the serial no. starting with "A1" after the 30`s, I will pull down the ad.[/TD]
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Wow, is this guy stupid? He is setting himself up for a big time misrepresentation claim. That is if he gets any bids.
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Originally Posted by Matariki
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[TD="class: questioncontent questionrowpadding questionrow1bg, width: 633"]Are you sure it isn't a 1966 model? https://sheldonbrown.com/retroraleighs/dating.html#1967[/TD]
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[TD="class: questioncontent questionrowpadding"]I`m going to answer this question one more time. Several "experts" have commented on this already. If ANYONE can find a Rawleigh bike with the serial no. starting with "A1" after the 30`s, I will pull down the ad.[/TD]
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Wow, is this guy stupid? He is setting himself up for a big time misrepresentation claim. That is if he gets any bids.
Well the bike is obviously not a a 1920's bike. Going by the serial number isn't a good way to date a bike and I have seen numerous Ralieghs built after 1930 with serial numbers starting with A1.
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Originally Posted by zukahn1
Well the bike is obviously not a a 1920's bike. Going by the serial number isn't a good way to date a bike and I have seen numerous Ralieghs built after 1930 with serial numbers starting with A1.
I've given Mr. J.A. one more reason to pull the listing. The man is obstinate, should be taken to his mother's house and be chided for lacking manners...
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