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Old 08-19-15, 11:57 AM
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The idiocy of some people astounds me. Why didn't they just rotate the bars and leave it at that?,,,,BD

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Old 08-19-15, 12:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Bikedued
The idiocy of some people astounds me. Why didn't they just rotate the bars and leave it at that?,,,,BD

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They just knew it would piss you off, just as the misspelled "tandem" does me.

And the steel Wald baskets don't bother you?

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Old 08-19-15, 01:05 PM
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A risky bet either way as the only way to fully know is to build it up and ride it - and even if it does hold there's always going to be that nagging feeling that the next bump will be its last.
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Old 08-19-15, 01:33 PM
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Originally Posted by 88prelude
A risky bet either way as the only way to fully know is to build it up and ride it - and even if it does hold there's always going to be that nagging feeling that the next bump will be its last.
Is that replying to the seatpost post? There are so many wacky ads, it is hard to be sure.

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Original 1983 Trek 850, Reynolds 531 handmade lugged steel frame &fork

"The seat tube measures 27.0, but someone had a royal screw up and tried to hammer in a 27.2 seat post, resulting in the need to extend the cut in the sleeve to release the stuck post, there are no signs of any issues resulting from that, but it's the reason for the discount price on the frame."

Oh, ok - so it's totally safe to ride and you're charging full price (discounted) for the damaged frame. Cool.

You probably really only need 2 points of support.
The seatpost clamp.
The post extending into the tube well below the damaged spot.

So, as long as the post clamp doesn't tear off, you're probably safe.

Still, I wouldn't buy a frame that badly damaged for $200.
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Old 08-19-15, 01:58 PM
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Is that replying to the seatpost post? There are so many wacky ads, it is hard to be sure.
Why yes it was. I hadn't realized there were so many other wacky ads already posted afterwards. I was just logging in and responding.
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Old 08-19-15, 07:21 PM
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No matter what, Cinelli Lasers are very cool in my book..
I've got nothing against the bike itself, only the fact that a once-raced bike, that isn't quite uncommon, sells for over double the estimated bid which could have also equaled, to me, a dream bike, a bespoke bike, and at least one pretty ****ing cool car. But, hey, I'm not jealous or anything
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Old 08-20-15, 09:38 AM
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Originally Posted by Bikedued
The idiocy of some people astounds me. Why didn't they just rotate the bars and leave it at that?,,,,BD

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Jesus wept! That's awful

I just looked up Roberts, didn't know about him before. He made cool bikes but is now "on sabbatical". The 2014 version of the tandem frame was 3000. Someone rescue this poor thing!
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Old 08-20-15, 04:31 PM
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Bruce Jenner AMF decathlon bike:

Bruce Jenner decathlon amf roadmaster vintage bicycle !!

No pictures, wonder if its a men's or a women's bike?

or

Did it start out as a men's bike and now the top tube is cut off?

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$700 for a Miyata 100. With really great photos. 1983 Miyata One Ten | eBay
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Old 08-20-15, 06:22 PM
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$700 for a Miyata 100. With really great photos. 1983 Miyata One Ten | eBay
Shipping is only $2.54
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Old 08-20-15, 06:28 PM
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Shipping is only $2.54
I'd buy a lot more bikes on ebay if shipping were truly only $2.54. Hell, that's better than Amazon prime.
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Old 08-20-15, 07:18 PM
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Here's some info and pix. The shifter is the most exotic part.

EddyWouldRide: Keeping Up - Bruce Jenner AMF Roadmaster

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Originally Posted by thumpism
Here's some info and pix. The shifter is the most exotic part.

EddyWouldRide: Keeping Up - Bruce Jenner AMF Roadmaster

I think the rear brake cable routing is pretty exotic too.
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Originally Posted by thumpism
Here's some info and pix. The shifter is the most exotic part.

EddyWouldRide: Keeping Up - Bruce Jenner AMF Roadmaster

The AMF signature edition 10 speeds where one of if not the worst of the boom era bikes and the Jenner edition was the lamest of these oddly this makes the bike worth the asking price likely more to some collectors.
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Old 08-21-15, 04:16 PM
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Decent frameset, but a little crazy on the price.




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This is a nice bike and I'd love to have it, but in my opinion the price is a little wacky. It's been for sale for a long time and has not any in price. I won't even bother calling the seller, I don't want to offend the guy with an offer I could afford.


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This is a nice bike and I'd love to have it, but in my opinion the price is a little wacky. It's been for sale for a long time and has not any in price. I won't even bother calling the seller, I don't want to offend the guy with an offer I could afford.
And the price is?
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Crap, sorry, $1,950
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Yeesh. They mention this having a straight frame. I guess that's technically true. Straight fork? Not so much.

[h=2]Brown Zenith Antique Woman's Cruiser - $65 (East Bank Campus, MN)[/h]Brown Zenith Antique Woman's Cruiser



Appears to be a pre-1950s bicycle. Complete with a straight 19" frame, straight fork, fenders in good condition and has all parts as seen the pictures. Has a foot brake that works and very old, wide balloon tires that are in poor condition. They hold air, but will need to be replaced if you plan to do a lot of riding. The head badge is missing. No serial number visible. Would make a fun restoration project or a very retro ride.
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Old 08-21-15, 08:28 PM
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Bicycles from $60 - $550(Eugene Delivered)

There may be a few gems in there, but what caught my eye was this frame.



a chrome molly frame with club insignias maybe colnago? on it and a tange 6 fork,
I'm still not quite sure where the Tange 6 fork is**********

Anyway, I sent a few messages to the seller, and can't get any kind of commitment on the price on the frame. But, he is convinced that it is a rare Japanese built Colnago.

I got a few additional photos.
  • No TT Cable Stops
  • No DT Cable Stops
  • No above bottom bracket cable guides (under BB not visible), however, there is an above the right chainstay cable stop.
  • There appears to be a seat tube bottle mount, but not downtube bottle mounts.
  • But, all this with Vertical rear dropouts and a good rear derailleur hanger.


. it came withe campanile crank and bearings and some other parts including a camp derailer all dating back to the area of 60-70 the fork is marked tange 6 and the frame had chrome moly .it has a club figure but not what a colnago bike sign looks like. I read that their racing team had a special frame built in the iwahura plant in japan. and was used in a special race. I am more than happy to research it again and provide links. then we can settle in on a price.
here is one link that talks about japan
Museum Bikes 1966 to 1985 - Classic Cycle

"This bike is a 1974 Colnago Super, one of the finest road bikes available in the ..... Built from Columbus SL frame tubing and expertly constructed in Japan, the "
Of course, somehow he jumps from the 1974 Colnago description to a 1985 Schwinn Peloton description.

I can't seem to convince him that all Classic Colnago frames were made in Italy, and his 3 circles doesn't look like a Colnago cutout.

So, anyway, he is thinking he has a top dollar frame. He did put some effort into stripping it.
It is an interesting frame, but I'm nowhere near paying top dollar for a mystery frame.
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Nice frame, but it would take a lot of effort to convince me that this is a Colnago.
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Who knew that the Bordeaux was the new PX10 (and then some)? Peugeot Bordeaux Vintage Road Bike

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Originally Posted by CliffordK
Bicycles from $60 - $550(Eugene Delivered)

There may be a few gems in there, but what caught my eye was this frame.





I'm still not quite sure where the Tange 6 fork is**********

Anyway, I sent a few messages to the seller, and can't get any kind of commitment on the price on the frame. But, he is convinced that it is a rare Japanese built Colnago.

I got a few additional photos.
  • No TT Cable Stops
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  • No above bottom bracket cable guides (under BB not visible), however, there is an above the right chainstay cable stop.
  • There appears to be a seat tube bottle mount, but not downtube bottle mounts.
  • But, all this with Vertical rear dropouts and a good rear derailleur hanger.






Of course, somehow he jumps from the 1974 Colnago description to a 1985 Schwinn Peloton description.

I can't seem to convince him that all Classic Colnago frames were made in Italy, and his 3 circles doesn't look like a Colnago cutout.

So, anyway, he is thinking he has a top dollar frame. He did put some effort into stripping it.
It is an interesting frame, but I'm nowhere near paying top dollar for a mystery frame.
His horrible grammar pretty much tells you why he's so convinced he has something that doesnt exist..
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These tandems with the chain idler are available anytime for $200-300
For $1800 he can't bother putting a chain on it. Hope he didn't pay anything like that.
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