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Old 12-19-15, 11:36 AM
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Originally Posted by Kactus
That's probably a $200-$300 bike.
I'd pay 3 for it.
I paid 150 for a 74 Voyageur II.
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This bike has an extreme identity crisis. At least the price isn't too bad.,,,,BD


(O-O)BADA$$ Single Speed Custom Cruiser
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Old 12-20-15, 10:27 AM
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"...I'd love to have that tail light on the rear fender."



Some of us have things like that stashed away.

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Old 12-20-15, 10:32 AM
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Miyata Bike $700.00/obo

Keep dreamin'...
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Old 12-20-15, 10:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Lanovran
Miyata Bike $700.00/obo

Keep dreamin'...
Barely a $70 bike, let alone 10 times that amount.

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Old 12-20-15, 01:52 PM
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[h=2]Magical Schwinn Sidewinder - $50 (Roseville, MN)[/h]Magical Schwinn Sidewinder



I'm selling a nice used bike for a friend of mine who travelled and lived on it for a few months. She's a very magical being and anyone who receives this bike will benefit from her energy! It comes with a storage basket and a drink holder and is 64 inches long by 34.5 inches high, though seat can be raised. $50
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Old 12-20-15, 03:56 PM
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Description is probably taken from a new Raleigh Grand Prix. It just reads odd, and with 32" tires?
Wants to get rid of it by monday, asking $250. Clueless.

https://milwaukee.craigslist.org/bik/5368003795.html

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Old 12-20-15, 04:45 PM
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Originally Posted by big chainring
Description is probably taken from a new Raleigh Grand Prix. It just reads odd, and with 32" tires?
Wants to get rid of it by monday, asking $250. Clueless.

https://milwaukee.craigslist.org/bik/5368003795.html

That is funny. It reads like it was taken word for word from a catalog or something, yet all the info is incorrect, lol.
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Old 12-20-15, 04:59 PM
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Originally Posted by exmechanic89
That is funny. It reads like it was taken word for word from a catalog or something, yet all the info is incorrect, lol.
Well, it is green.
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Old 12-20-15, 06:26 PM
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Ironman fake?

Dave Scott Ironman Centurion Custom Upgrades | eBay
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Old 12-20-15, 06:36 PM
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Originally Posted by francophile
You too could have this ultra-rare Vintage Schwinn Peugeot 103 worth up to $2,000 in today's market. (I'd love to have that tail light on the rear fender, TBH)

Vintage Schwinn Peugeot 103 Bike




It is sitting at $9.99 still. If it wasn't 150 miles from me I would grab it for parts! It isn't worth the drive! I like the rack and fenders but 300 miles round trip to pick it up - No!
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Old 12-20-15, 06:44 PM
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Originally Posted by cb400bill
Why buy a nice bike when you can get this Hi-Ten framed, steel wheeled, stamp dropout equipped, stem shifting, Chubei for only $345?

Chubei Japan 10 Speed: Racing/Lightweight




That must be a another label for the C. Itoh, Kabuki, Bridgestone line. The Itoh and Kabuki came with the same decal " Tested Finest Bicycle With Precision Mechanism" . If it was near me and $60. or less I would grab it for my curious Itoh, Kabuki collection!
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Old 12-20-15, 07:27 PM
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Originally Posted by modelmartin
It is sitting at $9.99 still. If it wasn't 150 miles from me I would grab it for parts! It isn't worth the drive! I like the rack and fenders but 300 miles round trip to pick it up - No!
I'd give you $20 for the rear or $30 for both front/rear light! Not sure that lubes the cogs any, but... I'm in dire need of that same rear light right now to complete a project for a close friend.
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Old 12-20-15, 11:15 PM
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That's one ugly frame repair.

[h=2]Team Fuji road bike - $275 (East)[/h]








I have an all-original 1998 team Fuji road bike with carbon fork and full Shimano Ultegra 6500 kit. It could use a tune-up to shift and brake a bit smoother but it's in pretty good shape. Previous owner had a frame repair done (shown) but there doesn't seem to be any structural or alignment issues. This is a pretty cool bike, come check it out.
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Old 12-21-15, 12:46 AM
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I just don't know.

Classic, vintage, contemporary and some just old road bikes for sale

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Old 12-21-15, 12:54 AM
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Originally Posted by RobbieTunes
I saw that one, I thought about sending you the link on it. I'm not interested, I've never seen an ironman like it and was wondering if it was a fake.
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Old 12-21-15, 01:46 AM
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Originally Posted by Darth Lefty
A few oddballs, but I don't see anything wrong with that one. The bikes all appear to be fairly complete, so I'd guess the seller picks them up cheaply, tunes them, then resells.

I suppose there is the distinction between "by owner" vs "business".
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Old 12-21-15, 11:48 AM
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Originally Posted by bowermb
Well, it is green.
And it holds "good air"!
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Old 12-21-15, 06:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Moe Zhoost
And it holds "good air"!
It's funny how many sellers emphasize that the tires hold air like it's some fabulous feature of the bike. Personally I dont care if both tires are flat if I find a bike I'm looking for as it's easily fixed, but I guess for some buyers a flat tire seems like an almost insurmountable problem..
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Old 12-22-15, 07:31 AM
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For some people it is a big deal.

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It's funny how many sellers emphasize that the tires hold air like it's some fabulous feature of the bike. Personally I dont care if both tires are flat if I find a bike I'm looking for as it's easily fixed, but I guess for some buyers a flat tire seems like an almost insurmountable problem..
Do it yourself and you must first determine the size, go to a store and find a similiar one, then return home and install it.....whew! And of course a patch kit is akin to nuclear science

Remember we live in a throwaway society. For some ( perhaps many I should say) the idea of installing a new tire is beyond their comprehension. Take it to the man and get it fixed or judged by the stuff I pick up in other people's garbage, throw it away. I've picked up a number of bikes sitting in the garbage pile at the curb that needed nothing more than air in the tires.

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I recently bought a Giant chopper at a pawn shop for about 65 bucks. Why did they price it so low? The reason given without my even asking, was the flat back tire.,,,,BD
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Originally Posted by okane
Do it yourself and you must first determine the size, go to a store and find a similiar one, then return home and install it.....whew! And of course a patch kit is akin to nuclear science

Remember we live in a throwaway society.
Indeed, there are plenty of guys here at BF that find that patching tubes is too much of a 'risk' and not worth their time, when they could just throw a fresh tube in, so the patchable tube just goes in the trash.
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Originally Posted by big chainring
Description is probably taken from a new Raleigh Grand Prix. It just reads odd, and with 32" tires?
Wants to get rid of it by monday, asking $250. Clueless.

https://milwaukee.craigslist.org/bik/5368003795.html

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That is funny. It reads like it was taken word for word from a catalog or something, yet all the info is incorrect, lol.
Searching on that text, I did find this:

Raleigh USA Grand Prix Road Bike Reviews - RoadbikeReview.com

Frankly, I'd rather have the older one.
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I just don't know what to say about this ad.

Bicycle for sale
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Old 12-22-15, 04:41 PM
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Originally Posted by dweenk
I just don't know what to say about this ad.

Bicycle for sale
Sounds perfect for your lunch ride.
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