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Old 03-24-16, 06:29 PM
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Ok, this should probably go into the "are you looking for this" thread... but here goes nothing.

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This is an Epiphone Special Model Electric Guitar that comes with the gig bag & guitar strap. We are selling it for $119. It is in good condition.
Copy and pasting anybody?
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Old 03-25-16, 09:31 AM
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1980-83 Aluminum Trek?

1980-83 Trek 54cm TX Aluminum Road Bike

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Old 03-25-16, 03:16 PM
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I had no idea used bike stands were so expensive. Sight unseen!

[h=2]Park Bike Stand - $600 (Preston, MN) [/h]Park Bike Stand

Park bicycle repair stand. Like new, excellent shape. $600. Call Jason @
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Originally Posted by Clang
I had no idea used bike stands were so expensive. Sight unseen!

Park Bike Stand - $600 (Preston, MN)

Park Bike Stand

Park bicycle repair stand. Like new, excellent shape. $600. Call Jason @
Perhaps it comes with the attached Venge.

The Park PRS-33 isn't cheap.
PARK PRS-33 PWR LIFT SHP STAND

But, I think that may be one of the few that goes over $600 new.

Oops, the PRS 3.2-1 & 3.2-2 are often packaged without the base, and come close to $600 if one adds the base too.
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Old 03-25-16, 07:53 PM
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I am wondering if the word park is just a coincidence, and they really mean one of those 20 foot long galvanized bike racks, like you'd see in a park?,,,,BD
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Originally Posted by CliffordK
Ok, this should probably go into the "are you looking for this" thread... but here goes nothing.

eugene.craigslist.org/bid/5506459274.html





Copy and pasting anybody?
epiphones suck.
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Shaking my head. Is this what flipping has finally degraded to. Sad.,,,,BD

Vintage Road Bike $275
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Old 03-25-16, 09:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Bikedued
Shaking my head. Is this what flipping has finally degraded to. Sad.,,,,BD

Vintage Road Bike $275
Wow, talk about a clueless seller. If he really did sink $200 into that thing he's gonna be in for a very harsh disappointment, lol.
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Old 03-25-16, 09:28 PM
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WOW. Raleigh International, looks very clean.
RALEIGH INTERNATIONAL
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Old 03-25-16, 10:48 PM
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Originally Posted by vintagerando
WOW. Raleigh International, looks very clean.
RALEIGH INTERNATIONAL
That bike does look clean.
According to Sheldon Brown, the International was second to the Raleigh Professional, and was originally equipped with full Campy Record.
Retro Raleighs: The International

Maybe a little high, but it isn't bad for what it is. That bike may even be sporting its original sewups.

If you really want a bargain basement Raleigh, perhaps a forkless frame "Track Bike"
vintage raleigh track frame - $150 (eugene)
I.E. Anything without a derailleur hanger is a "track bike".
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Originally Posted by CliffordK
That bike does look clean.
According to Sheldon Brown, the International was second to the Raleigh Professional, and was originally equipped with full Campy Record.
Retro Raleighs: The International

Maybe a little high, but it isn't bad for what it is. That bike may even be sporting its original sewups.
Probably should have been posted in "Are you looking for one of these?" Internationals typically trade for between $500-$1200..
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35" frame.



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Old 03-26-16, 04:52 PM
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Most misleading CL ad ever?

Outside:



Inside:

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Old 03-26-16, 05:20 PM
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Originally Posted by artclone
Most misleading CL ad ever?

Outside:

$1 ads usually don't mean $1.

It sounds like some great frames, but the seller is certainly asking top dollar plus some. Any photos?
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Originally Posted by CliffordK
$1 ads usually don't mean $1.

It sounds like some great frames, but the seller is certainly asking top dollar plus some. Any photos?
I realize that. I just expected vintage bike folks to be more classy than the folks selling used tires or patio furniture.
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This one has tremendously optimistic pricing...

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1986 Peugeot Triathlon 56cm 12 Speed Road Bike Super Vitus 980 | eBay

^This Peugeot Triathlon being offered on eBay has me really stoked, because it shows that my Triathlon - which is 2 years newer - is probably worth even more!
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WOW! The owner updated the CL ad and look at the price! What is she thinking?! The original price was $500 hahaha

10 speed bike



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This may not be up there with some of the other ads but this one had me confused



10 speed bike
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Originally Posted by Parabolous
WOW! The owner updated the CL ad and look at the price! What is she thinking?! The original price was $500 hahaha

10 speed bike
I think I'll send them a CL response telling them their bike is worth more like $1400 - $1500, easy
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Originally Posted by exmechanic89
1986 Peugeot Triathlon 56cm 12 Speed Road Bike Super Vitus 980 | eBay

^This Peugeot Triathlon being offered on eBay has me really stoked, because it shows that my Triathlon - which is 2 years newer - is probably worth even more!
Nice pictures.


But, what color exactly is the bicycle?

What color are the rims and tires?
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Originally Posted by Lascauxcaveman
I think I'll send them a CL response telling them their bike is worth more like $1400 - $1500, easy
C'mon. Not worth that without the reflectors and original handlebar!
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Originally Posted by Lascauxcaveman
I think I'll send them a CL response telling them their bike is worth more like $1400 - $1500, easy
I want going to do the same! Haha originally I was going to ask if they were offering to give that amount to whomever would take the bike.
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Originally Posted by Lascauxcaveman
I think I'll send them a CL response telling them their bike is worth more like $1400 - $1500, easy
Send the seller a note asking if you could give him a deposit of $25 on the bike, and take it with you.
And, promise $10,000 when your dead Nigerian Uncle's estate gets out of probate.
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HANDMADE IN THE USA CANNONdALE F600 - $450 (Cottage Grove)



Great close-up photos, but where is the overall photo?

And, in case you missed it, the $450 doesn't include the rear wheel.
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