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Old 03-20-16, 05:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Drillium Dude
Does that satisfy the UCI double triangle requirement?

This is quite the unique bike.

I'm a little surprised the asking price is only 595 €, but I guess it is another of those bikes that would be hard to valuate.

The whole front derailleur is missing, and the rear brake could use a bit cleaner cable routing.
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Originally Posted by Bikedued
Posted EVERY day for the last year. Same price, no new info, no more pics. At least double what it should be, despite the nice frame.,,,,BD


Vitus 979 - vintage French road racing bike
Yep. Right there with a couple more of my Houston faves celebrating a birthday on CL

de Rosa - Italian road bike / full Dura Ace groupset & hubs <

1986 Schwinn Paramount 58cm Dura Ace 7800, Ultegra 11-Speed Wheels

And this guy finally getting called out
RE: Paramount Series 3 POS
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Old 03-20-16, 11:54 PM
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Originally Posted by plonz
Yep. Right there with a couple more of my Houston faves celebrating a birthday on CL

And this guy finally getting called out
RE: Paramount Series 3 POS
I can tell there is at least one person who is not a fan of classic & vintage.

But, yes, there are sellers that want an arm and a leg for mediocre bikes.

The Bob's Bikes are still being posted and re-posted around here.
Surly 1x1 ($4995)

Although I don't see the Lemond up there anymore. Perhaps someone actually bought it.

The Milwaukee SS conversion frame is finally working its value down to an almost affordable value ($125 or $175)
PRICE REDUCED WAY DOWN - Milwaukee Bike Co. hand built road bike
Today Only!!! Reduced price SMALL ROAD BIKE, FRAME $900 NEW

It looks like it started at $450 (or more?)
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vi...l#post18194963

Maybe I should offer $75.
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Old 03-21-16, 12:18 AM
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Originally Posted by Drillium Dude
tell me you're buying that.
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Originally Posted by plonz
Yep. Right there with a couple more of my Houston faves celebrating a birthday on CL

de Rosa - Italian road bike / full Dura Ace groupset & hubs <

1986 Schwinn Paramount 58cm Dura Ace 7800, Ultegra 11-Speed Wheels

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RE: Paramount Series 3 POS
You forgot the Cinelli "StarShip", and is that $1700 10 year old Trek still up?,,,,BD
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Old 03-21-16, 08:23 AM
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Originally Posted by eschlwc
tell me you're buying that.
If I did, just think of the possibilities

I wish the seller would provide more pics. In particular, I'd like to see how he mounted the rear brake - and if it's possible to mount a front derailleur.

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If anyone is looking to restore a Lambert to original spec, here's the elusive quick-release fork:

Vintage 700c Full Alloy One 1" inch Threaded Road Bicycle Bike Fork 25 4cm | eBay
Of course the steerer is too short for my Lambert and Viscounts.
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Originally Posted by Drillium Dude
... I wish the seller would provide more pics. In particular, I'd like to see how he mounted the rear brake - and if it's possible to mount a front derailleur.
yeah, that's odd about the limited pics and two chainrings without an fd.

interesting bike, though.
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Bici Vintage Atala Campagnolo Bike | eBay

There are quite a few photos if you scroll down. I don't know if I missed them earlier.

Clearly both R&L shift levers, so it is odd that there is no front derailleur.

I think some of the workmanship on the restoration looks a little sloppy. Bailing twine holding handlebar tape for those color swatches? Loose handlebar tape on the bars? Odd angle on rear derailleur cable housing. No dropout adjustment screws, and rear brake pads not hitting rim. Cable coming into the top of the right shift lever. Cable routing for rear brake needs help (I would mount the brake under the chainstays).

I did go ahead and submit an offer. But, I don't think much will come of it. E-Bay says there is another offer pending
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2000 Cannondale C400

$740 new 16 years ago. Listed for a cool $2311 because, well, why not?

The listing ends with- "If you know anything about Cannondale's you know this is a deal."
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Originally Posted by mountaindave
Nothing like a good PX-10 turned into a SS/Fixie to jack prices up.
Peugeot PX-10 Vintage Road Bike - 59cm - $1125 (Missoula)

Can't believe you posted that. I saw it and thought the same thing. I looked it up and the bike, if in very good condition, can be worth $500-$600, but not one that's been repainted, has a wrong fork, and has most of the components stripped off of it. They're posting it in the bozeman craigslist as well. I laugh every time I see it.

Honestly I'm not sure why anyone would pay more than $100-$200 for a fixie. Most of the money in bikes is in the components. Without the components, the bike/frame generally isn't worth much.

I personally found this one to be pretty funny. $75 for a kids bike... used...





Oh and THIS bike fits people 5'9" to 6'3". Keep dreaming. That thing has got to be at least a 60-62cm. It's massive.

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Old 03-22-16, 03:35 PM
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Vintage Schwinn 15 speed Paramount Bicycle mid seventies. Had it myself for 39 years. Bought it for my wife who was a strong rider but did not want a lady's Paramount because they flex too much. So I found this one that a builder had modified to suit her needs. Serial # K72104.
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I kind of like it. Sloping top tube, before sloping top tube bikes became popular. I'm not sure about the Schwann.

Shipping at $12 was good, although I did send the seller a note on that one.
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Originally Posted by corrado33
Can't believe you posted that. I saw it and thought the same thing. I looked it up and the bike, if in very good condition, can be worth $500-$600, but not one that's been repainted, has a wrong fork, and has most of the components stripped off of it. They're posting it in the bozeman craigslist as well. I laugh every time I see it.
I'm not an expert, but I think it may actually be the original fork. That style is typical of late 70's PX10's and they also stopped chroming the forks. It's also possible it simply got painted over. I actually contacted the seller and related all of this AND politely suggested hat it will be a challenge to sell the bike at that price. He was thankful, but hasn't dropped he price. Sometimes people aren't terribly motivated to sell. Advertised eBay prices throw people off of real world pricing. They don't bother to look for completed sales, just asking prices. They also don't take the time to see how long a bike has sat on eBay at an absurd price. But I'm preaching to be choir here...

I'd take that Bridgestone for $100 though.
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This made me say WTH today. Appears to be someone trying to be a local broker for Chinese fixies?

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Originally Posted by Darth Lefty
This made me say WTH today. Appears to be someone trying to be a local broker for Chinese fixies?

Sacramento Bike Sale 50-60% off on All Bikes
Math is hard.

Fixies for sale 50% off
MSRP: $400
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Originally Posted by cb400bill
Math is hard.

Fixies for sale 50% off
MSRP: $400
Today's Special Price: $225 on all our bikes
No, they just calculated the Craigslist Dickering into their price.
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Originally Posted by Drillium Dude
It's my auction, so I feel justified in calling it "wacky":

Vintage Campagnolo Shift Levers Casati Panto Pantograph Engraved | eBay

Why is it wacky? Well, the shift levers originally sold a couple weeks or so ago for $49. Unfortunately, the winner was in Hungary and the item wasn't offered with international shipping. Buyer was cool with that, so I sent a Second Chance offer to the other guy who got outbid at $48. Never heard a peep from him. Relisted at $45 BIN for 5 days; 6 watchers, no buyers.

Well, I figured what the hey. Nobody wants to buy, huh? Well, they're already packaged up and ready to go - just waiting for an address to ship to. So if they don't sell this time, I'm going to raise the price again (can I try for $60? Sure I can) when I relist for the third time



At this point, I'm just having fun with this; I admit it

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Had a Best Offer of $45 last night (I started them at $60 this time around ) and took it. Finally! Now if the guy would just pay up, they'll go out the door. They've been packed and ready to go to someone for a month now!

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Wow, I can buy these for $110:



and these for $80:



and after spending nearly $200 I still have to find a set of brake shoes/pads which will run me at least another $40 or so. What a deal!

Yes, same seller. I looked, but he doesn't have a set of shoes/pads for sale.

Vintage Campagnolo Super Record Script Brake Calipers | eBay

Vintage Campagnolo Brake Adjuster Barrel Set | eBay

Or...you could just BIN this clean, complete and very rare set of Campy milled brake calipers for $210 shipped from Spain - your choice

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Originally Posted by Drillium Dude
Wow, I can buy these for $110:



and these for $80:



and after spending nearly $200 I still have to find a set of brake shoes/pads which will run me at least another $40 or so. What a deal!

Yes, same seller. I looked, but he doesn't have a set of shoes/pads for sale.

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Just think how much more he could make if he/she sold each individual piece of the assemblies.
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Just think how much more he could make if he/she sold each individual piece of the assemblies.
I know, right? However, they won't sell. If the guy would just take a peek at Sold Listings he'd see that he's in la-la land.

I hate to admit it, but I'm sorta itching to pull the trigger on that brake caliper pair from Spain. Must...resist...impulse...buy...

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Originally Posted by Drillium Dude
I know, right? However, they won't sell. If the guy would just take a peek at Sold Listings he'd see that he's in la-la land.

I hate to admit it, but I'm sorta itching to pull the trigger on that brake caliper pair from Spain. Must...resist...impulse...buy...
Ok, time to confess...
How many people have found their dream bike/components in the Wacky thread?
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