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Old 03-03-14, 08:58 AM
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holy crap it actually IS a disc brake! i thought the seller just saw the sticker

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I remember that brake. I'm pretty sure it was the same one that came on some Kabuki bikes. When the bike was in the stand, the brake could stop the wheel spinning. On the road, though, the brake didn't do a darned thing.
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Originally Posted by frantik
holy crap it actually IS a disc brake! i thought the seller just saw the sticker

Look at those quality dropout connections! Reminds me of curtain rods/hangers.
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Originally Posted by Bikedued
If I saw this on the MS 150, I would throw tacks in front of them. Do they even allow motorized bicycles? I would definitely NOT want to climb a hill on this death trap when the motor runs out of gas.,,,,BD

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Sad thing is these death traps are legal in most of the western states if there under 100cc.
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Originally Posted by cranky old road
$12500 Schwinn Varsity. Price is firm. Might want to tune it up.
https://charlotte.craigslist.org/bik/4321173661.html
NO EMAILS (No phone number listed)
There is a phone number listed if you click on the "contact" button.

I'd guess the seller forgot the decimal point after the 125
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Originally Posted by Matariki
I'd guess the seller forgot the decimal point after the 125
That is still too much money.
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Who says the French don't have a sense of humor?

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Oh my....

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Originally Posted by stingx
OK, the price is beyond comprehension (for me anyway!), but man that bike is incredible!
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Originally Posted by yellowbarber
That looks to be sterling silver. 5 euros doesn't seem so bad for that.

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Originally Posted by JTTDF
OK, the price is beyond comprehension (for me anyway!), but man that bike is incredible!
here is 400 more pics of same bike


https://s47.photobucket.com/user/supe...Tourist?sort=6

wow ....... its pricey but where will you ever find another
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Originally Posted by muzpuf
here is 400 more pics of same bike


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wow ....... its pricey but where will you ever find another
Perhaps the only bike I've ever seen I hope is never ridden. It belongs in a museum. Not necessarily a bicycle museum, but as a pristine example of 20th century industrial design. Really is priceless as an artifact if not as a bicycle.
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Originally Posted by stingx
It is hard for me to understand how a 74 year old bike can be stored to preserve it's original condition so well and not be ridden. The cynic in me makes me suspicious.
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Old 03-03-14, 06:41 PM
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The bike looks like it has been coated with KBS diamond clear finish topcoat. KBS will make a dull paint job look like glass. And it gets very hard.
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Does that fork look bent?
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Another classic for sale

Sold a similar bike in better shape for $225
According to them they spent a lot of money and now charging way too much
Wrong brake levers.
https://www.kijiji.ca/v-road-bike/cal...ationFlag=true
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Originally Posted by guelphite
Sold a similar bike in better shape for $225
According to them they spent a lot of money and now charging way too much
Wrong brake levers.
https://www.kijiji.ca/v-road-bike/cal...ationFlag=true

what is that some canadian ebay site
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Originally Posted by sandy79
what is that some canadian ebay site
kijiji is canadian craigslist, basically
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Please help me flag this jerk! Offensive ad at the least. Hard to read, naturally.

Also note two ads above this one, "Trade for Goats". WTF is going on????


https://greenville.craigslist.org/bik/4360219614.html

BLESSINGS TO YA,
I HAVE A BARELY USED LIKE NEW BLACK DIAMONDBACK 21 SPEED FRNT SHOCKS MOUNTAIN BIKE( ADULT MENS) PLUS $500.00 TO TRADE FOR AN OLD RELIABLE ECONOMY CAR TO GET BACK AND FORTH MOSTLY LOCALLY FOR WORK. IF THE RIGHT OLD JAP 80'S CAR COMES ALONG I ALSO HAVE A VERY NICE EXAMPLE VINTAGE70'S RALIEGH ROAD BIKE WAS RACED WE THINK HAS EVERY SHAMANO 105 POLISHED MECHANICAL PART MADE I BELIEVE CAME WITH 120LB TIRES 12 SPEEDS AND RARE ( GREAT FOR TRACK RACERS ELIPTICAL SPROCKETS(CHAIN WHEELS) HARDEST ACCELERATING BICYCLE IVE EVER BEEN ON. THATS WHAT I HAVE TO OFFER AGAIN I WANT/NEED AN OLD RELIABLE ROAD WORTHY JAP GO TO WORK CAR DONT NEED TO BE PRETTY DO NEED TO BE VERY DEPENDABLE. IF THIS DEAL WORKS FOR YOU SEND DETAILS AND A COUPLE PICS YOUR OLD DAILEY DRIVER CAR TO EMAIL UNDER REPLY BUTTON TOP OF THIS ADVERT.RALIEGH RACER HAS VETTA SADDLE WHITE IS SEAFOAM GREEN AND PURPLE TRIM (ORIGINAL) WITH FADE LAZER LETTERING. SEE YA. BOTH BIKES ARE/ HAVE BEEN IN ENCLOSED SHED A WHILE. SEAT POST RACK ON THE DIAMOND BACK, I CAN THROW IN LIKE NEW BIKE NASHBAR PANNIERS CANVAS AND MATCHED HANDLEBAR BAG BLACK BOTH. ENGLISH AIR VALVES ON THE RALIEGH. AND MATCHED WHITE TAPE

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Just Say No.

https://muskegon.craigslist.org/bik/4355441688.html

Custom black bike - $100

IT IS good bike.
I AM ASKING 100.00 OBO.
IT IS IN GOOD SHAPE.
IT HAS A FEW SCRATCHES.


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Originally Posted by wrk101
Please help me flag this jerk! Offensive ad at the least. Hard to read, naturally.


https://greenville.craigslist.org/bik/4360219614.html
Nice pic, too.

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Just wow. I hope that this fellow has some serious structural modeling and simulation tools...
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Bet it handles like a dream...... the kind you have after having a reaction to medication.

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Just Say No.

https://muskegon.craigslist.org/bik/4355441688.html

Custom black bike - $100

IT IS good bike.
I AM ASKING 100.00 OBO.
IT IS IN GOOD SHAPE.
IT HAS A FEW SCRATCHES.


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Originally Posted by Phil_gretz
https://washingtondc.craigslist.org/m...360290073.html


Just wow. I hope that this fellow has some serious structural modeling and simulation tools...
Cardboard single speed!

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Well, it's headache-inducing for sure, but I wouldn't be too quick to flag it.

Even idiots should be free to self-expose. This in turn allows the more-sane to give them a wide berth.
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