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Old 11-08-09, 05:58 PM
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What are they teaching the youth of today? https://cleveland.craigslist.org/bik/1457113516.html
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And this was his response...

Ha ha punctuation huh u want the bike homeboy, nice bike.. Dont need no lessons im a self made millionaire u still living w mommy lol... I just use slang bro not in a business meeting or nothing u meticulous or somthing bro. LOL not mad or nothing nice bike if your interested $349.99 will do it.
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If he's really a millionaire, ask him to give you the bike.
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I'd better not... this was his follow up...

What mommy ant gana let u use her credit card *****. dont get an alloance this week...... Ha boy nice to have the time to sit and coorect peep have good life ninja....
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And THAT, my friends, is the Magic That Is Cleveland.

And I was born(ed) there. Or thayer, depending on how you text.

Self made millionaire, indeed.
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https://chicago.craigslist.org/nwi/bik/1457384416.html

GIANT ANTIQUE BICYCLE - $189 (Michigan City, Indiana)



Date: 2009-11-08, 8:40PM CST
Reply to: sale-tysrt-1457384416@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]

Ladies bicycle. "Giant" brand. Do not know exact age. Back manual brakes. Needs tires.

Sold in "AS IS" condition.

Can be shipped via UPS, approximate cost of shipping is$64.00.

SERIOUS INQUIRIES ONLY!
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shoot me.. this person can be a neighbor

https://allentown.craigslist.org/bik/1457472173.html

Schwinn Collegiate 1970 vintage 5 speed bike 19” frame in good shape - $200 (center valley)


1970 Schwinn Collegiate vintage 5 speed road bike in very good condition
In good working order and ready to ride

Questions – interested -- call “the bikeman” 610 248 2320
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Old 11-08-09, 11:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Ivandarken
I'd better not... this was his follow up...

What mommy ant gana let u use her credit card *****. dont get an alloance this week...... Ha boy nice to have the time to sit and coorect peep have good life ninja....
I can almost bet he's a 17/18 year old white guy.
Maybe Cleveland is different, but that's how it is around here.
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Originally Posted by Amani576
I can almost bet he's a 17/18 year old white guy.
Maybe Cleveland is different, but that's how it is around here.
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I was thinking 15yo but like you said, maybe the land of Cleve is different... been a while since I was last there.
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Here's a nearly perfect blend of arrogance, ignorance, and stupidity. Link.

ventage raleigh chopper treat yo self dont cheat yo self call 4 pic - $250 (detroit)

this bike is vantage u go 2 raleigh chopper bike club whats understood dont need 2 be explane cash money talk B/S walk 4 real i,m in 2 making money u what 2 deal get at me klearkut 4 info/pic call chris 313-838-8984or838-4063
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Originally Posted by bcoppola
Here's a nearly perfect blend of arrogance, ignorance, and stupidity. Link.

ventage raleigh chopper treat yo self dont cheat yo self call 4 pic - $250 (detroit)

this bike is vantage u go 2 raleigh chopper bike club whats understood dont need 2 be explane cash money talk B/S walk 4 real i,m in 2 making money u what 2 deal get at me klearkut 4 info/pic call chris 313-838-8984or838-4063
Wow. Just wow.

So is it "ventage" or "vantage"? Or is that something that "dont need 2 be explane"?

And I've been paying for public education for the last 45 years...

Wow. Just wow.

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Here is a super rare Titanium Huffy:

https://cgi.ebay.com/Huffy-Ironman-Ro...item439b404afc
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Here is a super rare Titanium Huffy:

https://cgi.ebay.com/Huffy-Ironman-Ro...item439b404afc
Other than the bike being just a Huffy and the price seeming a bit high, I don't see the reason for the post. Am I missing something?
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Anyone has a pool full of oxalic acid?

https://cgi.ebay.com/Antique-Vintage-...item3a549ab49d
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Originally Posted by beech333
Other than the bike being just a Huffy and the price seeming a bit high, I don't see the reason for the post. Am I missing something?
"Titanium"**********

I had some fun over on MTBR with a similar Craigslist listing:
https://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.ph...titanium+huffy

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It is written on the top tube. I assume it is the model name.

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This bike has been showing up again and again on ebay.
https://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT
The shipping link doesn't work and I could never get them to send me a shipping quote. Someone wrote them that the tires on the bike aren't whats listed. They haven't bother to change the listing. I asked about the rusty chain, especially since "the bike was actually only ridden one time and that was to get it to my store so he could sell it". I guess they forgot to mention that it must have been sitting outside the rest of the time.

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This bike has been showing up again and again on ebay.
https://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT
The shipping link doesn't work and I could never get them to send me a shipping quote. Someone wrote them that the tires on the bike aren't whats listed. They haven't bother to change the listing. I asked about the rusty chain, especially since "the bike was actually only ridden one time and that was to get it to my store so he could sell it". I guess they forgot to mention that it must have been sitting outside the rest of the time.

Think he'd take $30 for the front fork?

I need a rigid with disc brake tabs for my grocery getter.
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This is an interesting one:

https://cgi.ebay.com/Bike-Motor-on-Sp...item1e59072b23

Bike Motor on Specialized Hardrock 26 inch 21 speed

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Being that I own one of these I hope he gets it, but man, $500 for a Viscount? Even in PNW that seems awful high.

https://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/bik/1459158439.html

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Originally Posted by bcoppola
Here's a nearly perfect blend of arrogance, ignorance, and stupidity. Link.

ventage raleigh chopper treat yo self dont cheat yo self call 4 pic - $250 (detroit)

this bike is vantage u go 2 raleigh chopper bike club whats understood dont need 2 be explane cash money talk B/S walk 4 real i,m in 2 making money u what 2 deal get at me klearkut 4 info/pic call chris 313-838-8984or838-4063
He's ba-a-a-a-a-ck, but he's dropped the price and the jive:


ventage raliegh chopper collector chris 4 pic 313-838-8984/8384063 - $175 (detroit)

bike is made in england 2 view google raleigh chopper bike club call 4 info
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Originally Posted by beech333
It is written on the top tube. I assume it is the model name.

Here's a craigslist ad for a similar bike with more legible picture. It says "Titanium boron steel" on the top tube.

https://sanantonio.craigslist.org/bik/1444189932.html
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Scam? I'm in Japan now....shipping to here might not be that much.....

1992 RB-1
https://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

60 cm Rivendell
https://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT

Can you "fake" feedback on E-bay?
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Here's a craigslist ad for a similar bike with more legible picture. It says "Titanium boron steel" on the top tube.

https://sanantonio.craigslist.org/bik/1444189932.html
I love the "pro" designation on that ad (and on the bike) and it is not the seller's fault (since it is there) as much as Ironman (the brand) selling out... I cannot imagine a single pro competing in an Ironman competition with that thing...
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I love the "pro" designation on that ad (and on the bike) and it is not the seller's fault (since it is there) as much as Ironman (the brand) selling out... I cannot imagine a single pro competing in an Ironman competition with that thing...
That might actually be an okay bike, but it looks to be a comfort/hybrid type bike, not anything anyone would EVER use for any kind of competition. So it seems pretty odd to have the Triathlon and Ironman designations on it.

I've got a low-gravity bike made in India (newish bike). That's the kind of bike with the big basket on front and the small front wheel, otherwise known as deli bike, cycle truck, etc. But the stickers on this one say "Mission Commando". I can only imagine that the factory ran out of the right stickers and stuck whatever they had on there.
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