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Old 02-05-15, 05:40 AM
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Here's one you EK fans won't want to miss!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1977 Evel Knievel AMF Roadmaster BMX Muscle Bike w Freshly Restored Paint | eBay

Are those wheels original?
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Raleigh, Centurion, CRAP,CRap, Sears, Vintage, Vintage..

[h=2]Raleigh, Centurion, CRAP,CRap, Sears, Vintage, Vintage.. - $2 (san jose south)[/h]Waht's with all these guys flooding CL with their overpriced, OVERSIZED "VINTAGE" bikes for $300, $400 even $500 bucks. Ridiculous. The same bikes have been on their for over a year. Get a clue guys, those bikes are worth about $20 bucks on a good day. Stop flooding CL with your hopes of ripping someone off with a "vintage" piece of crap..
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Miele Racing Bike 11/10 - Excellent Condition
Classic Miele Racing Bike in Excellent Condition. Colour of Bike is: Green

Asking $1000.00 ( non negotiable)

No pictures on the ad

Miele Racing Bike 11/10 - Excellent Condition | road | Mississauga / Peel Region | Kijiji

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Originally Posted by Slash5
Miele Racing Bike 11/10 - Excellent Condition
Classic Miele Racing Bike in Excellent Condition. Colour of Bike is: Green

Asking $1000.00 ( non negotiable)

No pictures on the ad

Miele Racing Bike 11/10 - Excellent Condition | road | Mississauga / Peel Region | Kijiji
I hadn't heard of Miele before, but it is fitting that they are being sold in Canada.

What is even odder about that ad is it starts with "WANTED", followed by specifying the color and the non-negotiable price.

Looking at Mile Bikes, there seem to be a lot hitting the market between $300 and $500 (which is probably about right). So, if that WANTED ad is actually a For-Sale ad, it sure needs something to convince me that it is a step above everything else.

So... Is this bike for the serious procrastinator, or for the early birds?
***CHRISTMAS IS ON THE WAY, CUSTOM CHOPPER BIKE***
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Do you need training wheels on your bike?
Girls 16" bicycle
18" bicycle
Custom bike 16" tires
Tough built 16" bike



He didn't put pink wheels on the Hummer, did he?

Perhaps it is time to invest in a new camera.
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Related to the CRAP post above... Not sure where to start with the list of what's wrong with this bike

Schwinn Road bike ***great commuter bike***


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Originally Posted by Darth Lefty
Related to the CRAP post above... Not sure where to start with the list of what's wrong with this bike

Schwinn Road bike ***great commuter bike***
Fully tuned up and ready to ride.
Not to mention that the rear tire is flat.

And, it could use:
2 brake levers (get rid of the MTB thing).
Rear Brake caliper (front too?)
Is that 26" in the rear and 27" in the front?
And it could use a little better handlebar taping job.

Do we call this a Hobo-Fixie
No FD
No RD
No Shift Levers

But it still seems to have all the sprockets.

The frame doesn't look too bad for a cheap steel monstrosity. But, the bike itself in its current condition is only worth about $20... plus the $100+ to get it back on the road.
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Did they fudge and add in one too many zeroes? Judging by their ad copy, I think they really expect to get this crazy price.

[h=2]paramount pdg 30 mountain bike - $1500 (waupaca, WI)[/h]paramount pdg 30 mountain bike



1992 Paramount pdg 30 bike
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Originally Posted by Clang
Did they fudge and add in one too many zeroes? Judging by their ad copy, I think they really expect to get this crazy price.

paramount pdg 30 mountain bike - $1500 (waupaca, WI)

paramount pdg 30 mountain bike



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I don't think that's a real paramount mtb. From the picture, the chainstays are wrong. At least, that what i see.
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I sure would like to see this bike with both wheels on the ground. Can't believe it is supposed to look like that.
Edit - looks like I'm wrong, found another picture and it's supposed to have that curve in the bottom and top tube.

DIADORA 18 INCH FRAME 120 obo
https://www.kijiji.ca/v-mountain-bike...nly/1050407146

DIADORA SHIMANO ONLY NEEDS AJUSTING ASKING 140 CALL OR TEXT PLZ needs back disk brake line installed and back rim for disk brake asking 140 or best offer no lower the 100 as is really nice ride



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Same here in Sacramento area! BTW I have listed a 1990 schwinn voyaguer for only 425 if anyone is interested.
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Originally Posted by polishmadman
I don't think that's a real paramount mtb. From the picture, the chainstays are wrong. At least, that what i see.
I think the photo angle is hiding the curve.

Still, it's not a $1500 anything.
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At least he liked it. How else can you explain it?

Retro Bridgestone 10 speed

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Originally Posted by Darth Lefty
At least he liked it. How else can you explain it?

Retro Bridgestone 10 speed
I like the semi-aero cable routing, although I'm not sure I've ever seen cable housing that was white on one end and red on the other end.

And, the cable routing looks like it would be uncomfortable to ride with the hands anywhere except for the drops. Routing down the center of the top of the bars, and gripping would be uncomfortable.

$200 is a little high, but not that outlandish.
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That is just bizarre, including the video on how it got that way.
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Mmmmm I think someone has anger management problems
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WOOD you buy or ride one of these

Don't know if I would qualify this as wacky, but definitely different (and expensive)

Handmade Hardwood Road Bike 56CM

I am selling my one of a kind handmade hardwood bicycle. The frame size is 56cm, with traditional road geometry. Full carbon fork, 2x10 Microshift groupset, FSA compact crank, mega-exo bottom bracket, Easton EA70 handlebars, Vuelta semi-aero wheelset and Schwalbe Lugano 700x23 tires. All parts are brand new The frame is built using Ash, Black Walnut and Hickory hardwoods, and sealed with 2 part epoxy. The main triangle has been hollowed, but solid in the right spots. The seat/chainstays are multiple layers laminated into 1 solid triangle, very stiff, but supple. The bike weighs 23 lbs with pedals. This is the smoothest ride you will ever feel on 23mm tires. Check out my instagram profile, wildasincycles, to see the step by step of it's construction. I am asking $1500, or best offer. Thanks for looking
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Don't know if I would qualify this as wacky, but definitely different (and expensive)

Handmade Hardwood Road Bike 56CM
Weird and probably impractical but quite handsome, unlike a lot of other wooden bikes.
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Looks like a real bargain compared to the Renovo Bikes
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Pretty cool.

And because by nature the dropouts have to be bolted on, such a bike is a natural candidate for a belt drive.
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Vintage tandem bicycle

Not awful, but not worth $500.

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Okay, so the frame, fork, wheels and tires are toast. Probably the tubes too. But the rest is totally worth a hundred bucks, man!

[h=2]vintage Schwinn road racer - $120 (Tempe, AZ)[/h]




Light blue 21 speed 1978 Schwinn ladies' bicycle. Drop down handle bars. Spent $200 on tune up and repairs upon first receiving bicycle (including new fork), but is currently damaged from a road accident (photos taken prior). Frame and wheels in need of repair. Needs new tubes/tires.
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Okay, so the frame, fork, wheels and tires are toast. Probably the tubes too. But the rest is totally worth a hundred bucks, man!

vintage Schwinn road racer - $120 (Tempe, AZ)






Light blue 21 speed 1978 Schwinn ladies' bicycle. Drop down handle bars. Spent $200 on tune up and repairs upon first receiving bicycle (including new fork), but is currently damaged from a road accident (photos taken prior). Frame and wheels in need of repair. Needs new tubes/tires.
It wouldn't be a good deal unless the bike came with the flaming sweatpants.
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