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Old 09-09-09, 05:55 PM
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It's sad. His wife died, and he has to clean up and is low on cash. I understand his bitterness.
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Old 09-09-09, 05:58 PM
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It's sad. His wife died, and he has to clean up and is low on cash. I understand his bitterness.
Better to explain once in the ad, than to have to explain to multiple lowballers.
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Old 09-09-09, 06:09 PM
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Originally Posted by brian3069
ive always wanted one of these....throw speakers, sub and a battery in the basket and mount a car cd deck to the handle bars, super ghetto (not to mention the twisted wrought iron chrome ape hangers and chome 100 spoke rims...so hood lol)
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Actually, I'm thinking a 3 wheeler would make an awesome winter bike when the streets are iced over...
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I honestly didn't read the ad close enough to realize his wife died. I wouldn't of posted it here if i had.
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Old 09-09-09, 07:06 PM
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i want to sell my bike - $28 (atlanta riverdale)

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Date: 2009-09-09, 8:10PM EDT
Reply to: sale-p3jua-1366651547@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]

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can somebody pls buy my bike because my mom wont give me no money to buy something.


Location: atlanta riverdale
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Old 09-09-09, 10:45 PM
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I love the bidding war for this "RARE WAREHOUSE FIND NEW IN BOX 60's VINTAGE ROAD BIKE."

https://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...m=190333116360

The seller has another one with a Buy It Now of $249.00, plus $39 shipping. Check his feedback, he's sold several for about $200 apiece.
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Old 09-09-09, 11:41 PM
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Originally Posted by brian3069
"We don't need this one anymore. It was my wife's. Need money for last expenses so please don't try to bargain or low ball me. I am looking for someone to yell at and blame and I don't want that to be you because you think it would be okay to offer me $20 or $40. This is a more than fair price. So if you want it and can bring me the $80.00 then call me. "

I'm with the dude. He's got my sympathy here.
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Old 09-11-09, 08:38 AM
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Maybe if the handlebar is set up correctly, he'll find it to be just right for him. ' cant believe they shipped it this way.



Beautiful Slim 49cm Windsor Track Bike - $350 (Chicago)


Date: 2009-09-11, 8:17AM CDT
Reply to: sale-b35rq-1368919117@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]

Hello all, I'm selling a nice, mint condition Windsor track bike. Its both fixie and single speed with no brake. Pretty simple track bike, that looks great and has no scratches. I'm selling because I have decided track bikes are not my style. If there are any questions please feel free to ask! Price is negotiable.




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Old 09-11-09, 12:19 PM
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wait???? single speed with no brake?


i feel natural selection at work.
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Originally Posted by DVC45
Maybe if the handlebar is set up correctly, he'll find it to be just right for him. ' cant believe they shipped it this way.



Beautiful Slim 49cm Windsor Track Bike - $350 (Chicago)


Date: 2009-09-11, 8:17AM CDT
Reply to: sale-b35rq-1368919117@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]

Hello all, I'm selling a nice, mint condition Windsor track bike. Its both fixie and single speed with no brake. Pretty simple track bike, that looks great and has no scratches. I'm selling because I have decided track bikes are not my style. If there are any questions please feel free to ask! Price is negotiable.




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It probably won't help him that the bike's $50.00 less brand new. Shipping is included.

https://www.bikesdirect.com/products/windsor/thehour.htm
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Old 09-11-09, 07:36 PM
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CLASSIC MOTOBECANE MIRAGE - $225 (OVERLAND PARK, KS)
MOTOBECANE 12 SPEED, 27" TOURING BIKE
21" FRAME 20-40 HIGH TINESAL STEEL FRAME & WHEELS
WEIGHS 27 LBS (weight can be changed to 19 lbs)
PURCHASED FROM BLUE HILLS BIKE & HIKE IN KANSAS CITY, KS
07-10-1980 FOR $310.00
EXCELLENT CONDITION



This bike can apparently lose 8 pounds at a moments notice.
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Old 09-11-09, 07:46 PM
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"Rare warehouse find," only 4 bucks a pound for the bike and a dollar a pound to ship. What a steal! Rare indead. Most fifty-pound ten-speeds are already filling the thrift stores...
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Old 09-12-09, 06:56 AM
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Why do people do this? This is a perfectly nice mixte, and for the right buyer might even bring his asking price--though he would have a much better shot actually in Chicago. But then he has to spoil it by claiming an absurd 1984 price, which means you really shouldn't believe anything else he says about his mom or the recent tune-up.

Womans 1984 Centurion Lemans12 - $1 (Merrillville)

Date: 2009-09-11, 11:10PM CDT
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Womans 1984 Centurion Lemans12
21 speed
It was JUST in the shop for a complete tune-up and new tires.

Womens 19" Frame, 27" Brand New KendaTires
Centurion Lemans 12
Champion #5
Chrome Molyden Steel
Seamless P.G. Tubes
Tange Industries LTD

Handles: Sakae Randner

Gears: Suntour Symmetric

Saddle: SR Laprade

Pedals: Sugino RT

Color: Rose

Serial # M3M02528

This bike was purchased brand new in the spring of 1984. Purchase price at that time was $1800.00. It was used very very little in 84 &85. It has been in storage ever since.
My mother was diagnosed with M.S. and could no longer ride. We just never had the heart to sell.

If you have any questions please feel free to e-mail me. It is in excellant condition. Some very minor scrathes near the pedals.


Make a reasonable offer over $200.00.
NO CHECKS! NO M.O!! NO OFFERS TO SHIP!!


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Old 09-12-09, 12:28 PM
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1937->1973?
$1000-$100?

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bik/1371000022.html
1937 Schwin - $1000 (fairfield / vacaville)

Date: 2009-09-12, 10:19AM PDT
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1937 Schwin in good condition. All original parts except chain. Has some rust, but works great. Would like asking price but will take best offer. CASH ONLY, customer must pick up.
Please call 925-768-5665

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Old 09-12-09, 02:20 PM
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$1800 for a Centurion? Wow, my custom built Davidson must be a POJunk (that's not what I originally wrote) then as I only paid about $1200 a few years earlier.

At least his asking price isn't all that unreasonable.

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Old 09-12-09, 07:06 PM
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Rare vintage bicycle for sale! - $50 (Laval)



This is a Pro tour Lynx 12 speed model. Now I know some of you naysayers will treat this as a joke, but trust me it isn't! This is a very valuable bike, since only 13 440 models were produced in the year 1987! Comes included with tons of accessories, such as:

-a seat
-two WORKING wheels!
-brakes
-stylish cyan and faded pink frame!

Now, as you can imagine, this bicycle isn't in perfect condition, which is why the asking price is so low. There are a few minor mechanical problems with it, such as:

-no front brakes
-back brakes don't function at all.
-both tires flat, because:
-both tires lose air at an alarmingly quick rate
-seat rusted into position
-front wheel lacks one nut, making it jiggle around when you ride on it and fall off if you go too fast
-doesn't shift gears properly
-frame shows signs of rust
-all moving parts show sign of rust, even the plastic ones.
-frame is designed for women, yet the seat is stuck way too high for any women I know. Might fit someone above 6'4.
-has been rained on and left unused for the better part of the last 20 years I'd wager

However, with some TLC, this bike might become an excellent daily rider for anyone looking for a stylish, retro, 80's vintage bicycle!

Price is negotiable, local pickup only.

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https://montreal.en.craigslist.ca/bik/1362808376.html

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Old 09-12-09, 07:14 PM
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I am still trying to figure out this bike. The drive components are on the left side of the bike.

Savoy Road Bike Fully Restored:

This is a beautifulllll road bike i picked up a few months ago, it is a 12 speed completely restored new tires brakes the whole nine yards!!! Do NOT pass up this opportunity to get a steal on this bicycle! Save gas ride bikes!

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Old 09-12-09, 07:28 PM
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Originally Posted by wrk101
I am still trying to figure out this bike. The drive components are on the left side of the bike.

Savoy Road Bike Fully Restored:

This is a beautifulllll road bike i picked up a few months ago, it is a 12 speed completely restored new tires brakes the whole nine yards!!! Do NOT pass up this opportunity to get a steal on this bicycle! Save gas ride bikes!

Email me at: Soccerdocben@hotmail.com
It was probably taken with a Mac webcam. They swap the image.
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Old 09-12-09, 10:39 PM
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just a little work needed
https://chicago.craigslist.org/nwi/bik/1371843273.html
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You'd lose your stoker on the first bump.
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Old 09-13-09, 12:40 PM
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Good bike, decent price, not a bad ad:

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/bik/1371914423.html

Very clean Series 3, Blue with red "freckles". No crappy pics here. Shimano RX100, Araya rims, MKS pedals, Avocet Cross saddle, Sakae bars and Biachi Stem. Size is 22" center-center / 23" center-top with a 22 1/2" topbar. (Sorry, I don't have a metric tape). Email your name/number/best time to call and I will contact you. Don't miss this very nice classic.


Because you need metric tape to convert from inches to centimeters...
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Old 09-13-09, 04:02 PM
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Selling the Chris King Headset on the bike for $90 (Will include Carbon Fiber Spacers.)
The headset was purchased brand new in Dec, and i just finally broke it in 2 months ago.
Oh Really?

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv...372531202.html
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Old 09-13-09, 06:52 PM
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Because you need metric tape to convert from inches to centimeters...
I actually keep a spare tape measure that has both inches and and metric at my computer desk.
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Old 09-13-09, 08:15 PM
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https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/bik/1372943147.html

This isn't really funny, except that the ad, containing the words "THIS BIKE WONT LAST LONG AT THIS PRICE, SO CALL NOW!!! " has been up there off and on for about a month.

I'd probably go for it for about half what he's asking, if I wanted another Technium but I already have a 440.
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