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Old 04-24-15, 02:01 PM
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I don't know if this is wacky or slightly creepy, but check out out the pics:

44 VINTAGE 1920's 1950's PEUGEOT THOMANN AS ALCYON DIANTY SELCO ARGENTA BIKES

I can see this being some of the forum members' collections in 50 years time.

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Originally Posted by smontanaro
For that price, it might be worth it for the parts. Champion #5 frame tubes? I've never heard of that, maybe the seller means Tange Champion #2 ? Maybe the frame has some value too.
My Centurion LeMans 12 was Champion 5, it's basic cro-mo, I don't think it was butted. Not gas pipe, but nothing special, either.
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Originally Posted by jorgestelluto
I don't know if this is wacky or slightly creepy, but check out out the pics:

44 VINTAGE 1920's 1950's PEUGEOT THOMANN AS ALCYON DIANTY SELCO ARGENTA BIKES
It would be fun to poke around the collection. Getting it from France to the USA would likely cost as much as the bikes.

About $100 per bike isn't too high, but there wouldn't be much profit left if one wanted to buy the bikes, restore them, and sell them for $100 - $200 (are there a few more valuable gems, in the right community?)
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Originally Posted by armstrong101
So I have a want ad listed locally. Says I'm interested in bikes, but in particular, Italian makes. I get this reply:

I think you must know allot about bikes. Can you pass down your knowledge as i dream to live in Italy and ride a bike. Why are these bikes ultra expensive. The components of Campagnolo are said to be the most costly. Why?
It might not hurt to make a few local contacts. At least the person took time enough to write a message that seemed to make sense. Craigslist anonymizes the e-mail doesn't it. Can one block individual senders if the correspondence goes bad?
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Finally, somebody with interesting stuff in the background of their garage photo...

Niner Jet 9 RDO Carbon Fiber Large Full Fox Suspension Frame

Niner Jet 9 RDO Carbon Fiber Large Full Fox Suspension Frame (Clearwater)

Up for sale is my lightly used '12 Niner Jet 9 RDO size Large. It includes a '12 Fox Racing Talas RLC 120mm Kashima, Easton EC70 flat/wide 720mm bar and S-Works carbon cranks with an XX1 SRAM 32t spider (w/BB). Frameset is on eBay, NO RESERVE! Call or text
Found it.
Niner Jet 9 RDO Large Carbon Fiber Frame Fox Suspension No Reserve | eBay

I didn't think it would be going cheap.
Although, there is a new frame (no fork or crank) for less.
Brand New 2014 Niner Jet 9 RDO Carbon 29 Frame | eBay

Nice car collection.
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Nice car collection.
That's a bit of an understatement. Looks like this guy has a serious thing for big name 60's and 70's NHRA Super Stock and Pro Stock drag cars not to mention the King of NASCAR.
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Vintage fixed gear bicycle ... but he hasn't removed the 600 arabesque shifters.



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All is not as it seems.

Antique Bicycle - $500


I think I saw that bike at the local bike co-op for a lot less than $500 a couple of weeks ago.

I don't think the "antique" Penny Farthing bikes had 36" pneumatic wheels.

In fact, I'm pretty sure this is a Coker Wheelman, of relatively recent production, although perhaps the new ones have a straight rear end, so it could be a couple of years old.
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"Honey, I have an idea. Lets take those old milk cans we cant't sell and paint them like mustard and ketchup bottles. Then, lets slap some Sting Ray stickers on them. We'll get big money for them on Craigslist!"

Schwinn milk cans - $150.00 ea

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SCHWINN PARAMOUNT - $1000

SCHWINN PARAMOUNT
BUILT IN 1982

ROAD FRAMSET
DAN
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Originally Posted by cb400bill
Men Of Few Words™

SCHWINN PARAMOUNT - $1000

SCHWINN PARAMOUNT
BUILT IN 1982

ROAD FRAMSET
DAN
And even fewer pictures. No doubt folks looking for a $1000 Paramount are likely to endeavor to buy it sight unseen.
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Fuji decals on seat stays, fork, and down tube. If he missed those, then there's still the head tube badge...

[h=2]Trek Ace Road Bike - $200[/h]https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/hnp/bik/4996035815.html


I have a Trek Ace road bike in good condition. Might need just a tad tune up from sitting all winter but otherwise in good condition. Some knicks and scratches from regular riding nothing serious. I believe its a 58 cm. I'm 5' 10" And rides good for me with the seat down.
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Originally Posted by CliffordK
All is not as it seems.

Antique Bicycle - $500


I think I saw that bike at the local bike co-op for a lot less than $500 a couple of weeks ago.

I don't think the "antique" Penny Farthing bikes had 36" pneumatic wheels.

In fact, I'm pretty sure this is a Coker Wheelman, of relatively recent production, although perhaps the new ones have a straight rear end, so it could be a couple of years old.
Coker Wheelmans are $900, so maybe not a bad deal anyway, if that's what you're into...
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Originally Posted by Toeslider
Coker Wheelmans are $900, so maybe not a bad deal anyway, if that's what you're into...
True... I still don't think I'd call it an "antique".

Maybe I should see if the co-op still has their 36" unicycles that showed up a couple of weeks ago (I think they had both the wheelman and the unicycles, but perhaps I got them confused).

It should be pretty easy to convert the 36" unicycle into a 36" penny farthing.
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Hummer Bike - Hummer Bike | eBay



Item condition: Used


“basically new used once or twice<br>”


Price:US $1,000.00

Buy It Now



Shipping: $16.75 Expedited Shipping

Item location: Christiansted, Virgin Islands, United States

used once or twice lots of gears very fast
Bought for 6,000 cash so im really taking a loss


This is a fake Montague (a "Montaque"), likely made in Guangzhou - like a lot of the world's other counterfeit items

Either this guy is brain-dead or he expects everyone else in eBay-land to be.
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Hummer Bike - Hummer Bike | eBay



Item condition: Used


“basically new used once or twice<br>”


Price:US $1,000.00

Buy It Now



Shipping: $16.75 Expedited Shipping

Item location: Christiansted, Virgin Islands, United States

used once or twice lots of gears very fast
Bought for 6,000 cash so im really taking a loss


This is a fake Montague (a "Montaque"), likely made in Guangzhou - like a lot of the world's other counterfeit items

Either this guy is brain-dead or he expects everyone else in eBay-land to be.

To the best of my recollection, you could get a brand new Hummer bike at Sams Club for around $300. It appears to have a Shimano Tourney rear derailleur, which, in dead-mint condition is worth about $5.
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Originally Posted by Bianchigirll
That is a serious cranny gear!!

Is that for those moments when the stoker takes a nap? I thought having two pedaling was supposed to make it easier.

I was looking at my cargo bike. I have 30/30 gearing on the triple and freewheel (with a slightly smaller diameter wheel).

There are times when I'm heavily loaded, and a little lower gearing would be nice. However, I think I would need outriggers to go any slower.
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Old 04-26-15, 11:05 AM
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Originally Posted by Toeslider
To the best of my recollection, you could get a brand new Hummer bike at Sams Club for around $300. It appears to have a Shimano Tourney rear derailleur, which, in dead-mint condition is worth about $5.
Perhaps the buyer got confused between the price of his Hummer car vs the Hummer bicycle.

I'm seeing other NEW? Hummers on E-Bay for $360 with V-Brakes, and $800 with 2 wheel disc brakes and cast alloy spoke wheels (is that good?) Elsewhere for $860 with spokes and dual disc brakes.

It appears as if at least some of them have an aluminum alloy frame. The one above looks like it has an alloy fork, and removable chainrings.

It has the front disc, and rear v-brakes. That puts it above the $360 models, but below the $850 models.

Perhaps $500 would be an acceptable price if the seller would take the time to wash the mud off of the bike.

However... since it has a "Make Offer" option, go ahead in put in a $100 offer and see if the seller takes it.
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Anybody up for some almost new pedals?

pedals - $50 (springfield)



Support your local Craigslisters....
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Shimano A530 Clipless Road Pedals | Chain Reaction Cycles - $35.99 (Silver)
Shimano A530 SPD Single Sided Touring Pedals | Merlin Cycles - $37.95 (Black)
Shimano M530 SPD Trail Clipless MTB Pedals | Chain Reaction Cycles $27.49

Now, REI (which does have a local store) lists both models for slightly over $50... but....
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1808 adult hobby horse reproduction

"1808 adult hobby horse reproduction - $1200"

For that kind of money can you at least manage to remove the cantilever brake posts and dig up some matching tires?

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Giving away a bike (Cleveland)
[/h]condition: good
make / manufacturer: Trek
model name / number: 3 series



I am giving away my old bike and i don't require any money for it. I will give it to whomever can do the best Kevin Hart impression. Just start the impression as soon as i say hello. i will tell you if you're good or not. You will also need to pick the bike up yourself if you win but hey, its a free bike.

Also, please feel free to call me anytime after 8am but no later than 11:30 pm, thanks.

This should be funny.
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I don't even know where to start with this. The link he supplied is to a carbon fiber model not his steel model, and even then, list the price at a max used price of $259. His "excellent condition" shows mega scratches in every photo. Doesn't say the frame size, but available sizes. Picture of a tire is the rear good one, not the front dry rotted one. I suppose he is holding the plastic pedal to show that the toe straps and worn and the buckle is rusted. Am I missing anything?

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Originally Posted by CliffordK
Originally Posted by Darth Lefty
Cute.


Assuming rigid quality control with the S&S couplers, the mid sections could be added or removed as necessary.

Double --> Triple --> Quad --> Triple --> Double.

Are those cowboy boots in the middle?

What is the reason for the high seat and double crank for the girl in the rear? Is it all about handlebar height? Or, perhaps just showing manufacturing capabilities?

Or just symmetry for the photo shoot?
Thinking of Triple Tandems...
Apparently there is one on E-Bay.

Santana Cabrio Triple Bicycle with Couplers 700c Caliper and Aria Drum Purple | eBay

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[h=2]1970s.-- Vintage -Schwinn-mens-10 speed - $100 (cranston)[/h]






Wow- This bike still rides & shifts good. They really knew how to make a good bycycle back then. It even has the old school curved handlebars with finger brakes under the bars...Gears shift great breaks work good also-. kickstand works.
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