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Old 09-07-14, 07:35 PM
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Real hipsters with bike knowledge apparently crave a gaspipe Kabuki. Interesting stuff.
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Originally Posted by Vintage_Cyclist
Kabuki racing bike - free delivery


I LOVE the green on this bike! It is really light weight too. It is made in Japan with super high quality steel. These bikes aren't really around anymore because of expensive tariffs. Hipsters love this bike because it has long tongs in the back, so that it is easy to turn into a fixie. The handle bars are really light and cool too. All you need for this bike is wheels and a seat.
It comes with everything but wheels. Just the hand bars and horn holder...cost like $150.
When lift the bike, you will understand why it costs 450. Don't waste like $900 buying some new piece of crap fixie that is made with cheap materials. Buy something top of the line. Real hipsters would buy this bike. Real hipsters with bike knowledge want this bike.
It sounds like some hipster's been hitting the bong too much.
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Schwinn 12 speed - $50

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old Schwinn concord 12 speed. 27" very good condition

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Originally Posted by Uncle Randy
It sounds like some hipster's been hitting the bong too much.

I want to message him and let him know I got the same bike in similar condition WITH wheels and a seat for 42 dollars and still felt I overpaid.
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Originally Posted by cb400bill
Schwinn 12 speed - $50

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old Schwinn concord 12 speed. 27" very good condition

I would buy that "Schwinn" for the $50.00 if it was the right size for me and close enough. The Concord Freedom Deluxe wasn't "top of the line" back then, but it was still a good bike and commanded the price of some used cars when new! It had alloy rims, quick release front and rear, good side pull brakes, a lugged frame, and a VERY good Shimano transmission that rivaled the ones used on an $800.00 aluminum road bike today. No, it's not a Schwinn. But it is definitely NOT junk!

Oh, and I forgot: Most bikes back then didn't have alloy rims or quick release, front or rear. Some had the quick release in the front, but most did not. I was around when these bikes were new, and visited many bike shops back then.
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I told them I would sell it for around $200, or maybe more. They said. "I am not you, I ask $90.",,,,BD

?CANNONDALE MOUNTAIN BIKE?
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Originally Posted by Bikedued
I told them I would sell it for around $200, or maybe more. They said. "I am not you, I ask $90.",,,,BD

?CANNONDALE MOUNTAIN BIKE?
That is curious, seems a bike could only be kept that clean by somebody that knows something. Still, grip shifts, cantis, and a pointlessly complicated frame?
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https://chico.craigslist.org/bik/4617195213.html

Poor thing. Any ideas on what this used to be?
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Originally Posted by RubeRad
That is curious, seems a bike could only be kept that clean by somebody that knows something. Still, grip shifts, cantis, and a pointlessly complicated frame?
I agree about the frame, they ARE kinda pointless. I don't think that bike has ever seen the light of day. Smoked STX fades from the light of a bright flashlight, and those components look mint?,,,,BD

The sad thing is that those grip shifts are more dependable than thumb rapid fire or what not....
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Originally Posted by RubeRad
That is curious, seems a bike could only be kept that clean by somebody that knows something. Still, grip shifts, cantis, and a pointlessly complicated frame?
That's because the guy who owns it isn't the guy who is selling it.

i.e. it's hotter than a tamale.
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He came back with a smartazz remark. So, I promptly offered him 10 grand for his house, and $600 for his car. .,,,,BD
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And 25c for his wife....

Although, why not just buy it?
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I am not a hipster so I have to ask: What's a horn holder?

Originally Posted by Vintage_Cyclist
Kabuki racing bike - free delivery


I LOVE the green on this bike! It is really light weight too. It is made in Japan with super high quality steel. These bikes aren't really around anymore because of expensive tariffs. Hipsters love this bike because it has long tongs in the back, so that it is easy to turn into a fixie. The handle bars are really light and cool too. All you need for this bike is wheels and a seat.
It comes with everything but wheels. Just the hand bars and horn holder...cost like $150.
When lift the bike, you will understand why it costs 450. Don't waste like $900 buying some new piece of crap fixie that is made with cheap materials. Buy something top of the line. Real hipsters would buy this bike. Real hipsters with bike knowledge want this bike.
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er... perhaps specialized revenge?


Specialized Venge with ZIPP wheels- comes with total idiot

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Originally Posted by crank_addict
er... perhaps specialized revenge?


Specialized Venge with ZIPP wheels- comes with total idiot

Cop wannabe's! They're everywhere! They don't really want to be police... but they want the power over people that they believe that the police have. That guy should just by a go pro and report the cyclist (or whoever) that offends him.
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[h=2]Two Bikes - $80 (Garden Grove)[/h]




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I have two mens bikes for sale $80 each. Both are very functional.
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Kabuki Bridgestone Submarine-12 Road Bike Black and Silver $100



Google maps shows the location somewhere in Lake Michigan.


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The Kabuki line used some unusual construction techniques, specifically, a system of sticking the frame tubes into a special mold and forming cast aluminum "lugs" in place around the ends of the tubes. The most notable of this line was the "Submariner" which used un-painted stainless steel tubing, and was marketed in seacoast areas for its rust-resistance. Because the cast aluminum lugs were not flexible like steel lugs, these bikes didn't use a conventional seat-post binder. Instead, they used a seat post with an expander wedge like that of a handlebar stem...you had to remove the saddle from the seatpost to adjust the height, then re-install the saddle! Even sillier, many of these frames had what looked like a conventional seatpost bolt mounted in a projection of the rigid lug, simply to provide a place to mount a cable stop for the center-pull caliper brake!

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Cop wannabe's! They're everywhere! They don't really want to be police... but they want the power over people that they believe that the police have. That guy should just by a go pro and report the cyclist (or whoever) that offends him.
I understand where he's coming from, however. I took a ride with one of my non-C&V friends the other day and he rode like a total @SSHole WRT stop signs and yielding to peds and 'cagers' where its appropriate. He rides maybe a couple times a week, has pretty rudimentary bike handling skills, and off the bike is the sweetest guy you'll ever meet, so I admitted to him I was pretty shocked to see the way he conducts himself in the saddle.
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Google maps shows the location somewhere in Lake Michigan.


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Well, it IS a "Submariner"......
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Originally Posted by Lascauxcaveman
I understand where he's coming from, however. I took a ride with one of my non-C&V friends the other day and he rode like a total @SSHole WRT stop signs and yielding to peds and 'cagers' where its appropriate. He rides maybe a couple times a week, has pretty rudimentary bike handling skills, and off the bike is the sweetest guy you'll ever meet, so I admitted to him I was pretty shocked to see the way he conducts himself in the saddle.
He's endangering his riding companions probably more than himself. Drivers are watching him and they don't see you.
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He's endangering his riding companions probably more than himself. Drivers are watching him and they don't see you.
Probably true... I never thought of it that way before.
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Interesting. I'm thinking the handlebars are not original...
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