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Old 01-10-15, 08:39 PM
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Only ten days into the new year, and I've already got my nomination for delusional seller of 2015 - $9500 asking for a 1949 (claimed - no picture showing a date on the SA hub) Raleigh Sports ladies frame. Admittedly, it in nice shape, but $9500? Then again, I hope he's right. If he is, my retirement is going to be paid for by the contents of my smaller shed:

The Raleigh Nottingham England Sports Bike
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Originally Posted by sykerocker
Only ten days into the new year, and I've already got my nomination for delusional seller of 2015 - $9500 asking for a 1949 (claimed - no picture showing a date on the SA hub) Raleigh Sports ladies frame. Admittedly, it in nice shape, but $9500? Then again, I hope he's right. If he is, my retirement is going to be paid for by the contents of my smaller shed:

The Raleigh Nottingham England Sports Bike
Along those lines:

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There is a Hercules 3 spd for $20 at the local Goodwill.
Slap a bit of paint on it...

Do you think I could mark it by $5K?
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Vintage 1970's Schwinn Tandem. Perfect Present for two

Gotta love the handle bars, and those spokes!
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Originally Posted by sykerocker
Only ten days into the new year, and I've already got my nomination for delusional seller of 2015 - $9500 asking for a 1949 (claimed - no picture showing a date on the SA hub) Raleigh Sports ladies frame. Admittedly, it in nice shape, but $9500? Then again, I hope he's right. If he is, my retirement is going to be paid for by the contents of my smaller shed:

The Raleigh Nottingham England Sports Bike
How about a Robin Hood for your trek around Sherwood Forest instead!!!!!


Vintage Robinhood Bike
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It's back again, and again, and again. I contacted him once a few months ago telling him the honest truth, and I got a sob story about him losing his job in 2008, and having to sell off everything he has bought over the years, and that I was mean and heartless (for telling him what it's actually worth, mind you). Now I just shake my head, and let it go. You would think he'd have found another job in the last 7 years. Oh well.,,,,BD

Marlboro Fuji Folding MT Bike


This has been posted every 2-3 weeks for the last 5-6 years, always the same pictures, no attempt at cleaning it up, and always the same price.. It's actually sad at at this point...

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ALL GT TERRA BI-SEXUAL Bike

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Originally Posted by Bikedued
It's back again, and again, and again................

Marlboro Fuji Folding MT Bike


............This has been posted every 2-3 weeks for the last 5-6 years, always the same pictures, no attempt at cleaning it up, and always the same price.. It's actually sad at at this point...
I sold two folders for $320. Granted, they were cleaned and tuned nicely, and I took way better pictures. The secret was I didn't just post them in the bike section, I posted in boats and RVs. Sure enough, they went to a guy who saw them in the RV section. Your friend might get $120-$140 if he does some work.
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Originally Posted by Bikedued
Personally I find the Marlboro head badge offensive.
Collector's item or not, I think the bike would be worth twice as much if that badge was removed.
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26" Unknown mountain bicycle bike
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Originally Posted by whatwolf
Excellent Paint Job.

And harder to identify that the "Unknown" part is the owner.
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Here is a good one...particularly love the part about this being worth $900 and the "price will go up after Christmas"

1970s Fuji sport 10 bike
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Here is a good one...
I hope the bike comes with a complementary Tetanus shot.

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This one has been up every few weeks for about 6 months now.

Single Speed Bamboo (ish) bike for $400.

Looks like the seller doesn't know whether they are in Eugene or Portland

Bamboo Bike
Bamboo Bike

I wonder if they just buy cheep Chinese frames, cut the middle out of the tubes, and add in some Bamboo.

Just browsing a bit, maybe this is the ticket for a bamboo bike.
Japanese Bamboo Bike

Is that a steel or bamboo frame? I'm thinking steel with bamboo highlights, but unique nonetheless.
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Originally Posted by Bikedued
It's back again, and again, and again. I contacted him once a few months ago telling him the honest truth, and I got a sob story about him losing his job in 2008, and having to sell off everything he has bought over the years, and that I was mean and heartless (for telling him what it's actually worth, mind you). Now I just shake my head, and let it go. You would think he'd have found another job in the last 7 years. Oh well.,,,,BD

Marlboro Fuji Folding MT Bike


This has been posted every 2-3 weeks for the last 5-6 years, always the same pictures, no attempt at cleaning it up, and always the same price.. It's actually sad at at this point...

Its collectible in the sense that few people could actually smoke the 25,000 packs of cigarettes it took to get it.
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Originally Posted by Toeslider
Its collectible in the sense that few people could actually smoke the 25,000 packs of cigarettes it took to get it.
I suppose I've seen the occasional bike rider smoking, but I think a reference to smoking turns off a lot of the avid cyclists. Not that a cheap MTB would appeal to the hard core road cyclists.
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No wheels aluminum Zaskar 26 inch, only 500 bucks?? Wow, I better jump on that one!,,,,BD


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I'd say it's an Orange Crate...

Identify this one, gravel grinder? https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bik/4844638765.html

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I'll never understand bikes like this. The mutilated bars, colored tires, and no front brake make it seem like they want to be cool, but then they have a huge gel saddle and a short, high stem. I figure the brake lever padding is there because with only one you have to really clench it. No clue about what the doorknob on the rear brake is there for though. And oh what a price for it all!

[h=2]cannondale - $800 (spring lake park, MN)[/h]cannondale



great bike
custom handle bars
Red tires
Nice seat
Only rear break set up
Vary smooth shifting
Vary light frame
Made with the best parts
$800 obo
May trade for used car
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Trek bike rack

Trek bike rack - $15 (Malden)











condition: like new
make / manufacturer: Trek



The most expensive bike rack.make by hand in Usa.15$firm.aluminum bike rack so very lite
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Originally Posted by sykerocker
Only ten days into the new year, and I've already got my nomination for delusional seller of 2015 - $9500 asking for a 1949 (claimed - no picture showing a date on the SA hub) Raleigh Sports ladies frame. Admittedly, it in nice shape, but $9500? Then again, I hope he's right. If he is, my retirement is going to be paid for by the contents of my smaller shed:

The Raleigh Nottingham England Sports Bike

Not that great of shape, and also likely to be much newer. $100-150 tops
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[QUOTE=Clang;17465644]I'll never understand bikes like this. The mutilated bars, colored tires, and no front brake make it seem like they want to be cool, but then they have a huge gel saddle and a short, high stem. I figure the brake lever padding is there because with only one you have to really clench it. No clue about what the doorknob on the rear brake is there for though. And oh what a price for it all!

cannondale - $800 (spring lake park, MN)


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Now down to $420. That head tube angle looks like 85 degrees or more. What's up with that?
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I like that he's willing to take a car for trade.
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"Here is a great frame for demonstration use in composites class, or potentially for an attorney." $5,500 gets you all three pieces of this carbon frame: Failed Broken Guru Evolo Carbon Bicycle Frame | eBay

Heartbreaking failure, though.
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