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Old 12-23-13, 03:48 PM
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WTF??!!???

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[h=2]Custom Bike - $45 (vancouver wa)[/h]
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A custom Red bike I call the Road Runner,
I'm asking $45.00 Text or Call please
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Originally Posted by zukahn1
+ The hub is missing parts. Also one can get a fairly nice SA 3speed bike complete for what this guy is asking.
...or several...
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Would you care to purify yourselves in the waters of Lake Minnetonka?

https://www.ebay.com/itm/A-GERMAN-ALU...item4acdd11787

[h=1]A GERMAN ALUMINUM BICYCLES A GREAT UNIT LIGHT BUT STRONG ![/h]

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US $290.00
Buy It Now


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Minnetonka, Minnesota, United States

I FELT IN LOVE WITH THIS BIKE AT THE FIRST TIME I SEE IT . I UPGRADE IT WITH BEST PROFESSIONAL PARTS. THE SALE IS BECAUSE I'M MOVING PERMANENTLY BACK TO MY COUTRY ITALY AFTER MY WIFE PAST AWAY. I HOPE THIS BEAUTY WILL FIND A GOOD PLACE TO TAKE CARE OF. THANKS FOR YOUR ATTENTION AND GOOD LUCK!


Also - this blast from the past - Taste the rainbow:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Huff...item2ecc752c98



[h=1]Vintage Huffy 10 Sun Dance Road Bike Bicycle Steel Frame Baby Blue with Rainbow[/h]Features:
  • Vintage Huffy 10 Sun Dance
    Baby Blue with Rainbow stripes
  • Lots of charm and beauty in the Bike. Simple design frame. Color is in great shape.
  • This bike rides great. Everything works.
    You may want to do your own tune up, if you wish.
    Beautiful Baby blue color with rainbow stripes... Very rare & awesome !!!
  • Tires are in good shape. It has been stored in a garage & basement, never left on the street.
  • The bike is average size and would be good for an adult around 5.0' - 5.9' Saddle and Handle bars are easily adjustable.
  • This Bike was sitting in a basement for too long, eager to go out on the streets.
  • It was tested and runs great. Everything appears to be in a good shape and working. You migh choose to do a tune up or, grease up some parts & give it a light polish.
  • Gorgeous Blue color with white Rainbow accents. Paint is in great shape for this age bicycle. It was stored in the dry, clean basement.
  • wheels are in a good shape. Tires hold the air.

Yes, but where are the POS heavy steel handlebars and POS steel road levers? How about the denim "saddle"?

And like hell it's eager to get back on the streets. The basement was the only thing that kept it alive. Despite the kid-glove treatment the rims still rusted.

I'm ashamed to admit this, but I actually owned one of these when I was ten. It held together for six months of normal use. My current bikes are the very antithesis of this scale/theoretical model of a velocipede.
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Now here's a bike that is flexible on rider's size!! Oh yeah, and this "Schwinn" is a Raleigh.

Schwinn Bicycle for sale - $75 (hampton)







Vintage bike
Blue
24 inch wheels
Good for people 4' - 5'6" tall
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Originally Posted by Teon
WTF??!!???

https://portland.craigslist.org/clk/bik/4222416045.html

Custom Bike - $45 (vancouver wa)


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A custom Red bike I call the Road Runner,
I'm asking $45.00 Text or Call please
leave a message and I will get right back
to you. No E-Mails Please Text or call
I'd buy it for the annual Christmas parade. Make it a Dr. Suess themed ride.
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Old 12-24-13, 08:32 AM
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I didn't think it was possible to make a Next bike worse...
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How tall is this guy?

[h=2]SR600 CANNONDALE ROAD RACER - $400 (CYPRESS)[/h]


All original 1991 CANNONDALE SR600 ROAD RACER . Only a few hundred miles on bike in 23 years! Aluminum frame.
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How tall is this guy?

[h=2]SR600 CANNONDALE ROAD RACER - $400 (CYPRESS)[/h]


All original 1991 CANNONDALE SR600 ROAD RACER . Only a few hundred miles on bike in 23 years! Aluminum frame.
6 FT 7 inches
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Are you that's not 7 ft 6 inches?
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"Fixed Gear Conversion"? or "I lost my derailleur and broke my chain"?

https://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/bik/4222801010.html

[h=2]GT fixed gear - $40 (National City)[/h]


GT fixed gear conversion. Needs chain. First $40 takes it. Call or text (619)245-9427
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[h=2]700c Schwinn Varsity 1500 Men's Road Bike - $500 (lawrenceville ga)[/h]


7705973351 The 700c Schwinn Varsity 1500 Road Bike is a must-have for new road cyclists. With a light aluminum carbon fiber frame and carbon fiber fork, this Schwinn 700c Varsity road bike is built for agility and responsiveness on even the busiest of roads. The microshift shifters change gears with precision through 16 speeds allowing you complete control and power. Also featured on this Schwinn men's road bike is the Promax alloy caliper brakes for quick stops, lightweight deep-dish aero wheels, and dropbar handlebars. The 700c Schwinn Varsity 1500 Road Bike is perfect for the

fitness focused rider or hard-core city commuter.



700c Schwinn Varsity 1500 Men's Road Bike:

Frame: aluminum and carbon fiber frame
Fork: carbon fiber fork for an agile and responsive ride
Crank: Samox ISIS alloy 42/52t road crank offers wide gear range
Gearing (# of speeds): 16 speeds
Derailleur: Shimano RD-2300 rear derailleur for fast gear changes
Shifter: microshift shifters change gears with precision
Brakes: Promax alloy caliper brakes for precise stops
Wheels/tires: alloy, deep-dish aero wheel set is lightweight and durable
Handlebars: road dropbar
Seat: padded seat
Pedals: standard pedals
Assembly required for the 700c Schwinn Varsity 1500 Road Bike
Dimensions: 70"L x 25.5"W x 43"H

https://atlanta.craigslist.org/nat/bik/4260662045.html

What a beautiful Advertisement!
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Old 12-27-13, 01:03 PM
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Here's another horrible fixed gear conversion. Rusty UO-8 looks bent with mismatched replacement fork poor setup for only $400.
https://denver.craigslist.org/bik/4253709091.html
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Old 12-27-13, 01:54 PM
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am i missing something here?

https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/d...253874027.html
Cannondale R800 size 56 - $750




Cannonade R800 with Shimano 105 components LOOK pedals. Great bike great components. Great on hills stiff on sprints. Shimano 105s shift great and brake really well. The bike is well tuned. I just upgraded to a different bike and don't need this one anymore.



price disparity.....

https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/d...259651743.html
CANNONDALE CADD9 Road Bike - $850 (washington dc)




Super clean, well maintained Cannondale road bike. Size 56
Last models still Handmade in USA.
Shimano Ultegra Rear Derailleur, 105 Front
Shimano Ultegra Shifters / Brake Levers
San Marco Saddle / C2 Carbon Seat Post
Tektro Brakes / Pads are 80%
Shimano Wheels with new tubes and tires
New FSA compact 50/34 crank set / BB30 Bottom Bracket
Includes 2 Bottle Cages, Cateye Double Wireless Bike Computer (not installed) and Shimano 105 Pedals (not pictured)
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You are missing nothing just facing the hole effect on nicer vintage stuff. It goes up to a strong high based on condition and verifiable background. Then when nothing is verified it goes to zero.
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You are missing nothing just facing the hole effect on nicer vintage stuff. It goes up to a strong high based on condition and verifiable background. Then when nothing is verified it goes to zero.

i get that, but that R800 isn't a standout bike, really. maybe it's just that i'm not a fan of that seat/chain stay setup. if it had a full group 600/Ultegra, i could see that valuation, but not with 105.
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https://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/4216876798.html

A really, really good way to get extra chainring clearance, well, is to just cut a big chunk out of the chainstay!

Structural integrity unaffected. Really.

On an unrelated (but also available via Portland CL) bike... what's with the STEM?

[h=2]Men's Bicycle- Blue - $80 (NE)[/h]

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Yet a realy nice C-dale with better components should be good to go for $500-600. Not the tale most places figer $200-300 choice MTB and roads go for $400.
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Another example of "I spent x so bike is worth x + y". The Brooks panniers can be had new for a bit less than 250$ (210$ or so, but I'll give him that); and it's dubious a second-hand mass produced cruiser alone is worth $350 CL pricing. He did a nice job on it, but I can't see the money coming back.

The perfect city cruiser bike: Take the old school Schwinn frames with the beach cruiser styling, add a brand new set of BROOKS SADDLEBAGS, A brand new basket in the front air seat, tires and all. The frame was bought at a cheap price, had it painted and then added top dollar components, figured I'd build it for the old lady, but she left before she got it (too bad for her) and then I said I'd wait until I find an antique and rare Schwinn cruiser frame, clean that one up and give it all of these awesome upgrades and components but I got sick and never had time, so my loss is your gain. Now take into consideration that the Brooks Saddle bags alone are 250.00, and we haven't even touched the seat, basket, sprocket, chain, thumb ring type bell and more and she's got a complete tune up, new bearings and so much more: 500.00 quick cash 600 trade. Without Saddlebags 350 Quick Sale 400 Trade I AM TAKING TRDES/CASH and I CAN TAKE CREDIT AND DEBIT CARDS!


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Somebody finally figured it out!! How to put a coaster brake in a fixed gear hub, and for only $100!?,,,,BD


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Somebody finally figured it out!! How to put a coaster brake in a fixed gear hub, and for only $100!?,,,,BD
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I gave them an honest opinion of the value without being insulting. We'll see if they come back with the almost inevitable cursing.,,,,BD

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Men's Huffy Omni 10 bike in excellent shape. 26" with 10 speeds. Unique blue seats and tires. Manufactured in Dayton, Ohio! Rides great! $70.


WARNING ....do not hit bumps rocks or curbs ...........you have been warned
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I gave them an honest opinion of the value without being insulting. We'll see if they come back with the almost inevitable cursing.,,,,BD

https://houston.craigslist.org/bik/4263191789.html
You told them they should be asking more since it has those cool plastic slidey things that go up and down the spokes?
You're awesome.
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I found this one very funny , yet sad.

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