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Old 06-04-14, 12:59 PM
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Originally Posted by noglider
so mutants are people who are taller than you?
yes.
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[h=2]mu·ta·tion[/h]noun\myü-ˈtā-shən\biology : a change in the genes of a plant or animal that causes physical characteristics that are different from what is normal




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Originally Posted by noglider
Is that what you call tall people?
Originally Posted by arex
I'm 6'4"...and I don't think I could reach the pedals on that thing.
Originally Posted by noglider
So mutants are people who are taller than you?
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yes.
I was waiting to see where that went....too funny!



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I guess someone would buy it if they were desperate to buy anything. That is a car that's been parted out, and now they are trying to get the cost for the whole car for what is left of it. It's not any kind of special model or anything that woud demand top dollar.We can agree to disagree, but it would sit on a trailer at the swap meets here for a grand, and have no takers.
I totally agree, I wouldn't spend more than $400-$500 TOPS on a body. But there are people out there who, like you said, are desperate for anything. It just so happens that I talk to them daily!
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Some quality photos in this ad!

Bicycle - JC Higgins - 1934

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Some quality photos in this ad!

Bicycle - JC Higgins - 1934

At least it isn't hanging from a hook on the ceiling!
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So, so very much to experience in a single ad. Enjoy.


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[h=2] RARE ENLISH 12 SPEED RACING BIKE - $200 (TUCSON WEST)[/h]

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RARE ENLISH 12 SPEED RACING BIKE - NEEDS COMPLETING (TIRES, TUBES, SEAT, - ASKING $200. O.B.O. - 260-1734
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Ugh...

[h=2]Custom Raleigh Record 10-speed - $225 (Indian Trail)[/h]

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condition: good

Total custom rebuild complete with 2-foot Ape hangers, very cool bike. Fun and style wrapped up in a comfortable performance bike. Suicide shifters with a 24" front wheel 27" rear wheel, custom rear fender... Red, white and blue. $225.00 OBO, Thanks.

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Rust adds value to a crappy cruiser

old vintage beach cruiser

[h=2]old vintage beach cruiser - $200 (huntington beach)[/h]

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old vintage beach cruiser 26" in good mechanical condition, i had this bike for 10 years & have kept it well maintained, i let it rust & i like it that way but all the moving parts work fine, not sure what make it is, tires are in good shape, im in no rush to sell so my price is firm $200.
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Old 06-08-14, 09:32 AM
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Vintage Cool Bike

Vintage Cool Bike - $50 (mpls)


Cool vintage men's bike. Good tire and newer back rim. Perfect for cursing the neighborhood.

$50.00

Curse you, neighborhood!

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Old 06-08-14, 05:37 PM
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[h=2]Incumbent bike - $150[/h]


Schwinn spinner elite incumbent bike good condition must sell.
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I'm sorry, this isn't bike related, but, it IS wacky related! Here we go:

[h=2]free female and male gunny pigs need someone to take them I'm moving s (Spokane valley)[/h]

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Free please come take asap otherwise I will be donating to a pet store so that they can sale them for 39.00 like they do with the others that they have please call me if your interested one female and one male I have everything they need will negotiate that stuff with you if you need it. Thanks call me asap before they delete my posting for not being able to give away animals for free per California stupid something or other law. Thanks

free female and male gunny pigs need someone to take them I'm moving s

I just hope it gave you some enjoyment, at least as many giggles as it did me...
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"If you don't get it, you don't get it."

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"If you don't get it, you don't get it." - $650 (South Minneapolis)[/h]

Unique. Individualistic. Almost one-of-a-kind. Not for everyone and don't wanna be. If you don't understand that, this isn't the bike for you. "If you don't get it, you don't get it."


Can be used for Road, Race, Triathlon, or just putzing around town. Gender neutral/unisex.

20" lightweight, compact, aluminum frame. We've had watermelons heavier than this bike.
Shimano 105 components :: 14 speeds :: 700 x 23 tires.
Color: Intense Blue with White letters on a Pink shadow.

Seldom used and leniently ridden, stored inside, and as you can see it's in beautiful condition.

Lubed, lean, toothbrush clean, and >FAST!>. Ready to put the pedal to the..."wind beneath your feet".

Price i$ firm. :: See ad, still available. :: Delivery possible.


I guess I don't get it. I like how both the brake's quick releases are open though.
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Old 06-10-14, 09:22 AM
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I've had watermelons smarter than the guy selling that Trek.

"If I don't want it, I won't get it"
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I adore this thread.
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Originally Posted by arex
I'm 6'4"...and I don't think I could reach the pedals on that thing.
im 6'5 and all legs, I probably could use this bike!

Just bought a 69cm framed bike this weekend and it fits like a dream.

With that being said, it is ridiculous looking, but we mutant-ly tall guys take what we can!
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Supercycle

Nice bike, too big for me, says 5'6"-6' though I'm 5'6" it was uncomfortable. Email if interested


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You beat me to the Trek, so I guess I'll post this:

Gitane road bike.

"1970's Gitane road bike - needs new tubes, possibly tires. Hasn't been ridden in years."

By new tubes I think they meant it needs a new down tube.

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I guess I don't get it. I like how both the brake's quick releases are open though.
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Gitane road bike.

"1970's Gitane road bike - needs new tubes, possibly tires. Hasn't been ridden in years."

By new tubes I think they meant it needs a new down tube.
Clearly, you are unaware of the short-lived trend of shoving the wheels closer together in order to achieve a tighter wheelbase and firmer ride. The fad ended when riders realized photo-finish races could be lost as the front wheel was three inches further away from the finish line.
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Originally Posted by RPK79
What's wacky here? The handlebar is nice and shiny. So is the front tire!
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Originally Posted by noglider
What's wacky here? The handlebar is nice and shiny. So is the front tire!

Isn't it obvious? The kickstand!
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Also the amount of toe overlap makes for a handy emergency brake!
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If the typical CL bike ad were for a car:

Car $10,000



For sell is this vintage 90s car
uses gas
4 cylinders
needs tires and breaks
ready to drive - fun and FAST
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Originally Posted by noglider
What's wacky here? The handlebar is nice and shiny. So is the front tire!
Will it's also front freewheeling which should work great for a SS.
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Originally Posted by RPK79
If the typical CL bike ad were for a car:

Car $10,000



For sell is this vintage 90s car
uses gas
4 cylinders
needs tires and breaks
ready to drive - fun and FAST
! Why is this so true?!
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