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Old 07-04-16, 06:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Slash5
Rare 1971 Raleigh Super Course mens bike, Excellent Condition
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Rare 1971 Raleigh Super Course mens bike, Excellent Condition | road | Ottawa | Kijiji

That rare Reynolds 531 aluminum tubing. Rear wheel looks to me to be a steel replacement off a low end bike. Looks bigger than 21 1/2.

Rare 1971 Raleigh Super Course bike, purchased in 1971, single owner, has all original parts (except for front tire and tape on handle bar), very lightly used (less than approx. 300 km over entire life of bike) and in excellent condition.

Manufactured at the Raleigh Carlton factory in the UK.

Serial No: WS4005419
Colour – Bronze green
Frame – 21 ½” made of 531 Reynolds aluminum tubing
27" × 1-1/4" alloy rims with Raleigh proprietary threading used in bikes built at the Nottingham factory
Wide flange hubs
10-speed Huret gears
Fork with chrome ends
G. B. handle bar and stem
Weinmann (Vainqueur 999) 610 center-pull brakes on front, and Weinmann (Vainqueur 999) 750 on rear
Champion narrow seat - Brooks B-17

So if this is a single owner bike he should have been the one to replace the rear wheel. But apparently that is an original part... because the only thing not original is the front tire and handlebar tape. And Reynolds 531 aluminum tubing? I'm getting a headache.
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SCHWINN SUPER LE TOUR 12.2 [1977] - $150 ({Greenville, SC**)

SCHWINN SUPER LE TOUR 12.2 [1977]

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27" Men's Panasonic Sport 500 10 Speed Road Bike


27" Men's Panasonic Sport 500 10 Speed Road Bike. Good shape. $55.00.
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Old 07-05-16, 04:47 AM
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Originally Posted by okane
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27" Men's Panasonic Sport 500 10 Speed Road Bike


27" Men's Panasonic Sport 500 10 Speed Road Bike. Good shape. $55.00.
My brother had one of these Panasonics as a kid. The top tube bend is to lower the stand-over height.
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Some good photos here. Otherwise it might almost qualify for the "are you looking" thread.

Celeste Green Bianchi Road Bike - $275

Note photos 2, 5, 9, & 10 all show a grungy rear derailleur (upside-down), but I think the photos may be subtly different.

Photos 6, 8, & 11 show slightly different left front views.

Apparently the local department store ran out of soap and rags.
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Old 07-05-16, 07:59 PM
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This guy is practically giving away his early 90's GT Timberline, asking only the best offer over $500 he can get. I mean, that bike has to be worth at least $35.

GT Timberline
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Old 07-06-16, 12:03 AM
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Funny story. The maker of this thing, "Zike" is literally headquartered less than three miles from where I live. So poorly received was this contraption here that they not only closed their flagship company store, but removed the signage from their building to avoid public ridicule. While not an entirely bad design, the problem is that their target market is primarily children and teenagers weighing no more than 150 pounds, as none of their products are designed having weight/height tolerances to accommodate the average adult. Furthermore, the Zike-Bike is claimed by it's makers as being an alternative vehicle for kids who don't like bicycles... and they wonder why it has been poorly received.


Zike Wing Flyer Z100 - $75 (DWTN Greenville North Main)

Zike Wing Flyer Z100


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Originally Posted by game_player_s
SCHWINN SUPER LE TOUR 12.2 [1977] - $150 ({Greenville, SC**)

SCHWINN SUPER LE TOUR 12.2 [1977]


Sorry but that's a completely fair price IMHO. Handlebar position and no tubes and tires easily fixable.,,,,BD



It didn't sell at $350 last week, so add some awful purple wrap and tubes and bump it to $395. Sorry but this era of bikes have almost no value over the fact that it's a basic steel road bike with very meh components. Not special in any way at all. I tried to talk them down from the $350 last week, because a friend needs a road bike and it would fit him. I was told to F off.

90's ALLEZ SPECIALIZED, A RARE BIKE, A SMALLER SIZE FRAME
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Originally Posted by Bikedued
Sorry but that's a completely fair price IMHO. Handlebar position and no tubes and tires easily fixable.,,,,BD



It didn't sell at $350 last week, so add some awful purple wrap and tubes and bump it to $395. Sorry but this era of bikes have almost no value over the fact that it's a basic steel road bike with very meh components. Not special in any way at all. I tried to talk them down from the $350 last week, because a friend needs a road bike and it would fit him. I was told to F off.

90's ALLEZ SPECIALIZED, A RARE BIKE, A SMALLER SIZE FRAME


I think it's about the sellers comments on buyers conduct. Sounds like a little 'tude going on...
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Old 07-07-16, 12:21 PM
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Trek 2500 Road Bike - $1000 (Centreville)
Trek 2500 Road Bike



"Trek 2500 Road Bike Similar to the one Lance Armstrong won the First, Second and Third Tour De- France races in France. Trek 2500 frame and seat post are Carbon Fiber.
Bike has been changed to a straight bar bike: has X-O Sram 9 speed twist shifters, Dia-compe brakes, Monkey handle bar, platform peddles, ROLF Vector Comp wheels, Carbon seat post, Selle ITALIA Gel flow seat.

I have the original Racing Bars - MO DC Lo Avatomic Shape Teck bar, and the Dura-Ace brakes and shifters. I can build it back to all Dura-Ace."
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Hmmm, I wonder why some of the spokes are not black...
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It's back! The $900 Schwinn Continental. Why?

https://santafe.craigslist.org/bik/5668627778.html
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Originally Posted by Azekii2
It's back! The $900 Schwinn Continental. Why?

https://santafe.craigslist.org/bik/5668627778.html
It looks like the seller is trying to recover all of his upgrade costs. The bike is in nice condition and has some decent upgrades. It would make a nice commuter for $200 +/-.
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Originally Posted by Kactus
It looks like the seller is trying to recover all of his upgrade costs. The bike is in nice condition and has some decent upgrades. It would make a nice commuter for $200 +/-.
I agree. I have a similarly upgraded Super Sport and it's great. But not for near that much.
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For those days when you just don't feel like pedaling...


Bicycle/Bike engine - $130 (Inman)
Bicycle/Bike engine

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Why is that wacky? It's a vintage 70's bike engine, and for a reasonable price. We had a rash of idiots buying Huffys from Wal Mart, putting 80cc engine kits on them, and asking $500-$650. Now that was wacky.,,,,BD

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Originally Posted by exmechanic89
This guy is practically giving away his early 90's GT Timberline, asking only the best offer over $500 he can get. I mean, that bike has to be worth at least $35.

GT Timberline
Well it is "literally bombproof", strap that to the front of an M1 tank and you got no worries.
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Originally Posted by Spaghetti Legs
Well it is "literally bombproof", strap that to the front of an M1 tank and you got no worries.
Plus it has "an economy front shock and added grip shifters". Imagine how much it would be worth with a premium fork and triggers!
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Originally Posted by game_player_s
For those days when you just don't feel like pedaling...


Bicycle/Bike engine - $130 (Inman)
Bicycle/Bike engine

Good deal, actually. I had one of these in not-as-nice shape and never used it beyond starting it up when I first got it. Sold it for $100 and the buyer was delighted to find it. I had paid significantly less so was also happy.
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Originally Posted by Bikedued
.............. We had a rash of idiots buying Huffys from Wal Mart, putting 80cc engine kits on them, and asking $500-$650. Now that was wacky.,,,,BD
They are alive and well, they just migrated to my neck of the woods.
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Urago Course de ~1965



Vélo Ancien Cadre Simplex Urago Nice TRÈS BON État Taille 54 5 56 5cm | eBay
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Brand new hybrid bike Framed Pro-Elite 2.0 FT 21" frame and 29" wheels. I received as a gift and tried it out for a couple of miles and rides very nicely but is just not the type of bike I'd want (I don't ride that much anyway).

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Is this fork bent?

Centurion Road Bike | eBay

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Just like bent or backwards forks, brand confusion never gets old to me.

Trek Quasar Road Bike - $65 (Central St Cloud, MN)

Trek Quasar Road Bike

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Originally Posted by Phil_gretz
Is this fork bent?

Centurion Road Bike | eBay

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Very hard to say, it looks like the forks are pushed back. But the upper and lower headsets don't look parallel either. Could be bad or could be camera distortion. If I was interested I would request better pics and tell them what pics to take.
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