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Old 04-13-16, 02:17 PM
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the front fork mounted backwards is a nice touch.
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Maybe once he gets his "psych meds" the price will come down???
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i blame god.



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Originally Posted by eschlwc
And the Orange/Red one? Who's to blame for that one?

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Originally Posted by CliffordK
And the Orange/Red one? Who's to blame for that one?
ha!

i so don't want to know the plot of the exhibit or play (or whatever) they presented.

i just know that jesus wept.
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And the Orange/Red one? Who's to blame for that one?

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There's a gym chain near me called "Orange", when they opened up they publicized it by chaining orange-painted bikes at various big intersections around town.
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How about this otherwise stock Schwinn Continental sporting 10 speed Campy brifters (that surely work correctly operate that derailleur).

Vintage schwinn continental road bike

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Originally Posted by icepick_trotsky
How about this otherwise stock Schwinn Continental sporting 10 speed Campy brifters (that surely work correctly operate that derailleur).

Vintage schwinn continental road bike
You could probably come out ahead by buying the bike for $100, keeping the brifters, bars, and seat, then selling the rest. Co-op donation? I can't tell if those are alloy wheels, but you might get a few bucks out of them.
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Originally Posted by RubeRad
There's a gym chain near me called "Orange", when they opened up they publicized it by chaining orange-painted bikes at various big intersections around town.
"Orange Theory" iirc. It must be their normal tactic, they did it here a couple of years ago.

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How about this otherwise stock Schwinn Continental sporting 10 speed Campy brifters (that surely work correctly operate that derailleur).
You laugh but stranger things might be possible. My back-envelope says that Shimano 10-speeds (which have the shortest pull of all) on a Nuovo Record RD (which has a high ratio, about 2.2) should work on a 5-speed FW (which has the widest spacing). I've no idea what the ratio on that Huret might be, but it's at least within the realm of possibility.
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My first thought is that maybe roads in Seattle are safer than this person was expecting.
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Dang. This one didn't deserve it.

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Originally Posted by Clang
Dang. This one didn't deserve it.
did any of them?

guarantee you they were donated too. sadness.
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[h=2]Road tires for MTV bike - $40 (Wayzata, MN)[/h]Road tires for MTV bike



I have some road bike tires for my mountain bike. They were absolutely awesome while I use them I didn't use that much only use them when I wanted to go on a longer ride and I didn't want my mom bike tires. Now I have a different bike for longer rides so I have no need for the I have some road bike tires for my mountain bike. They were absolutely awesome while I use them I didn't use them much only use them when I wanted to go on a longer ride and I didn't want my mom bike tires. Now I have a different bike for longer rides so I have no need for the tires. I have a strip of Kevlar in them to prevent Road flats and I never once got a flat on the truck is still in excellent condition Size is 26x1.50 price new was just over $100.
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Originally Posted by Clang
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Road tires for MTV bike - $40 (Wayzata, MN)

Road tires for MTV bike



I have some road bike tires for my mountain bike. They were absolutely awesome while I use them I didn't use that much only use them when I wanted to go on a longer ride and I didn't want my mom bike tires. Now I have a different bike for longer rides so I have no need for the I have some road bike tires for my mountain bike. They were absolutely awesome while I use them I didn't use them much only use them when I wanted to go on a longer ride and I didn't want my mom bike tires. Now I have a different bike for longer rides so I have no need for the tires. I have a strip of Kevlar in them to prevent Road flats and I never once got a flat on the truck is still in excellent condition Size is 26x1.50 price new was just over $100.
Yes very nice, lol.
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More CL poetry.
by dale alvin gribble?

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Originally Posted by Clang
Dang. This one didn't deserve it.

I'm sure the Red One did something to deserve the treatment though.



Maybe a few flat tires at the most inopportune times. Throwing the chain in the middle of intersections?
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Local vintage bike for sale...Never seen a front fender mounted backwards but it can be done...

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Local vintage bike for sale...Never seen a front fender mounted backwards but it can be done...

With that much fork rake, it may have been too short to mount the other way.
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Originally Posted by Clang
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[h=2]Road tires for MTV bike - $40 (Wayzata, MN)[/h]Road tires for MTV bike



I have some road bike tires for my mountain bike. They were absolutely awesome while I use them I didn't use that much only use them when I wanted to go on a longer ride and I didn't want my mom bike tires. Now I have a different bike for longer rides so I have no need for the I have some road bike tires for my mountain bike. They were absolutely awesome while I use them I didn't use them much only use them when I wanted to go on a longer ride and I didn't want my mom bike tires. Now I have a different bike for longer rides so I have no need for the tires. I have a strip of Kevlar in them to prevent Road flats and I never once got a flat on the truck is still in excellent condition Size is 26x1.50 price new was just over $100.
This poem brought to you by MTV. Because we do everything but music videos now.
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Peugeot Take-Two

Peugeot Super Competition PX10 - $400 (Eugene)



This bike was listed a week ago for $75.



I tried quite hard to buy the bike. The original seller was just odd. Occasionally he would answer an e-mail. I got messages such as "let's meet at noon", but never got an address, meeting location, or phone number from him. I sent him my phone number with most communication, but no calls. I'm pretty sure it was several days, maybe a week before it actually sold.
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You could probably come out ahead by buying the bike for $100, keeping the brifters, bars, and seat, then selling the rest. Co-op donation? I can't tell if those are alloy wheels, but you might get a few bucks out of them.
With the "dork disc" behind the freewheel, I'd bet they are steel wheels.....
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Truth in Advertising, Huffy Edition.

Older bike - $10 (Hastings)

Just rode it around the block. Nothing special. 616-337-XXXX. $10 cash

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Originally Posted by cb400bill
Truth in Advertising, Huffy Edition.

Older bike - $10 (Hastings)

Just rode it around the block. Nothing special. 616-337-XXXX. $10 cash

Not JUST a truthful ad, but a fair asking price as well. Will wonders never cease.
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Originally Posted by D1andonlyDman
Not JUST a truthful ad, but a fair asking price as well. Will wonders never cease.
Possibly.

He could have meant.

Just rode it FROM THE NEIGHBOR'S HOUSE around the block.

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