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Old 03-08-14, 06:54 AM
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Major, major, value in them original tires, rotten pedal straps, rusting spokes, keyless lock, reflectors, and Californianess of the bike.
What, pray tell, is Californianess? Have I just been insulted?
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Originally Posted by Ancient Mariner
What, pray tell, is Californianess? Have I just been insulted?
The seller seemed to think that "California bike" is a selling point.
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Originally Posted by Grand Bois
The seller seemed to think that "California bike" is a selling point.
Same with cars. CA doesn't use (or need to use) salt on their roads in winter. Of course... the seller may have over-looked airborne salt from ocean winds.

BTW: Nice bike!
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Originally Posted by Dave Cutter
Same with cars. CA doesn't use (or need to use) salt on their roads in winter. Of course... the seller may have over-looked airborne salt from ocean winds.

BTW: Nice bike!
Guy here paid big bucks for a one owner, "never seen snow", "never left California", 1970 440 Cuda from photos only. He never gave any thought that it may have been on the coast most of that time. When the transport company delivered it he thought it was going to collapse before they got it off the truck. He was able to salvage the drivetrain, interior and the firewall and cowl with the VIN tag, all the outer sheet metal and floor were full of tiny little rust holes. He eventually found a rust free shell in New Mexico and after $$$$$ and a couple years had a very nice 1970 440 Cuda.
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"full-carbon cicada"

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Originally Posted by Dave Cutter
Same with cars. CA doesn't use (or need to use) salt on their roads in winter. Of course... the seller may have over-looked airborne salt from ocean winds.

BTW: Nice bike!
California bike are the worst pitted bikes in the country that airborne salt puts all those pock marks in all those anodized parts
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Originally Posted by muzpuf
California bike are the worst pitted bikes in the country that airborne salt puts all those pock marks in all those anodized parts
At this time of year in the Midwest.... I at least... sort of envy Californians and the Californianess of their bicycles.
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Originally Posted by muzpuf
California bike are the worst pitted bikes in the country that airborne salt puts all those pock marks in all those anodized parts
Bull feathers!!


Maybe in the beach cities there's a corrosion problem, but that represents a very small part of California's total area. There's a far larger part of the state that's nowhere near the evil corrosive vapors of salt water, where rust is almost non-existent. I'm lucky enough to live in one such place. If you find a corroded bike here, there's a very good chance it was imported from somewhere else, or else left on the lawn under the sprinklers.
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Originally Posted by Ancient Mariner
Bull feathers!!


Maybe in the beach cities there's a corrosion problem, but that represents a very small part of California's total area. There's a far larger part of the state that's nowhere near the evil corrosive vapors of salt water, where rust is almost non-existent. I'm lucky enough to live in one such place. If you find a corroded bike here, there's a very good chance it was imported from somewhere else, or else left on the lawn under the sprinklers.

gee you would think that you could have figured out that I was talking about the coastline without spelling it out like I was talking to a 2 year old
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Can you say "dreaming?"

Peugeot custom road bike for sale - $800 (senoia)

Must be something quite strong in that red cup.

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Originally Posted by daf1009
Can you say "dreaming?"

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"Custom Road Bike?" Looks to be a hybid bike with the bars flipped over, the FD and one chainring deleted, corncob, RD replaced by an idler pulley, really cheezy seat post (reversed) and seat (saddle). I love what he's done with it :-) Probably be worth more it were not "customized."
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Originally Posted by CroMo Mike
"Custom Road Bike?" Looks to be a hybid bike with the bars flipped over, the FD and one chainring deleted, corncob, RD replaced by an idler pulley, really cheezy seat post (reversed) and seat (saddle). I love what he's done with it :-) Probably be worth more it were not "customized."
I especially like the way he detached to v-brake noodles, giving the bike something less than no stopping power.
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Originally Posted by Ancient Mariner
What, pray tell, is Californianess? Have I just been insulted?
Nah, it's just something the seller sees as a selling point. All his selling points are ridiculous; I don't care where the bike has been, I doubt it has been greased since it was first sold. Probably in need of complete overhaul. And the gloss he runs is just ridiculous; I hate it when I go to check ebay and find the same basic bike (minus the super valuable reflectors, keyless lock, rotting tires, zefal pump, etc.) selling for nothing near what the CL seller claimed:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-1972...item258638c759

I don't think the Brooks saddle is worth an extra 1,050$ somehow or other.
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Yeah, I'll gladly swap my i-phone or laptop for that one. What a deal.
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Yeah, I'll gladly swap my i-phone or laptop for that one. What a deal.
I have an old Pentium 2 laptop around here ....I think it has a whole 4.3 gig drive in it
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“Items for sale are part of an estate and we are selling for a widow. We do not know anything about ”
Selling on behalf of a widow....Drill to ya drop, or crash and burn

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keep an eye on this seller he has been dumping huge piles of vintage part lots last week he sold off 60+ campy hubs .........some in lots of 10

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Originally Posted by daf1009
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Looks like a not so great ATB that someone did a lousy job of converting to SS cruiser not even worth a $100 in most markets.
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