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Old 01-14-18, 11:00 AM
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What every tool box needs

Real Ad - who could make this up?

"I have floggers for sale, made from recycled bicycle inner tubes.
Feel free to contact me for a pic or if you have any questions!

$45"

https://hamilton.craigslist.ca/fod/d...449390948.html
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Old 01-14-18, 11:22 AM
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Originally Posted by WGB View Post
Real Ad - who could make this up?

"I have floggers for sale, made from recycled bicycle inner tubes.
Feel free to contact me for a pic or if you have any questions!

$45"

https://hamilton.craigslist.ca/fod/d...449390948.html
Well hell. Reduce, reuse, recycle.

I guess BDSM and bicycles overlap more than I thought. Must be the rubber and latex
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Old 01-14-18, 11:38 AM
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actually that is sort of genius.

the market is there, a friend of mine had a contract job welding custom cages for a rich dude's dungeon... good money!
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Old 01-14-18, 11:39 AM
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$265 Varsity Anyone?

https://delaware.craigslist.org/bik/...423819265.html
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Old 01-14-18, 12:04 PM
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$265 Varsity Anyone?
How about a $400 Continental?

https://annarbor.craigslist.org/bik/...401248999.html

A steal at $400

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How about a $400 Continental?

https://annarbor.craigslist.org/bik/...401248999.html

A steal at $400

Come on now. it was higher on the model line.
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Old 01-14-18, 05:31 PM
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The ultra-rare stayer trike:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/112755570057

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Some people like collecting bikes. Mitch, he likes collecting bike racks.



BIKE RACKS, (W PHX.)

I HAVE MANY, MANY BIKE RACKS OF ALL TYPES, TWO BIKE,TREE BIKE, FOUR BIKE, TRUNK MOUNTS, HITCH MOUNTS ROOF MOUNTS, HIGH-END RACKS, STARTING AT $20 BUCKS FOR TRUNK MOUNTS. CALL MITCH
Mitch has some competition!

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Old 01-14-18, 07:16 PM
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Hoo boy! He has enough bikes to fill those racks, too.

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Old 01-14-18, 07:24 PM
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Hmmmm.... that many racks owned by one guy????......
I always wondered if those things a easy prey for sticky fingers....... being that lots of people keep their racks on their cars almost semi-permanently.....till....
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Yummy!

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Lemond custom "STEEL" road / touring bike (Reynolds 631 / Shimano 105) - $500 (Chesapeake)







"Forget paying thousands of dollars on a custom steel frame. This is a Reynolds 631 frame which is an incredible material to ride. You get the ride quality of a steel frame and the weight of an aluminum/carbon bike. Bike is in great condition and is race ready today. Has a very nice set of Bontrager Race Lite wheels with quick release skewers. Bike is in excellent condition and has a complete Shimano Ultegra drivetrain. Steel is the real deal. Bike has all the frame points to turn it in to a touring / adventure bike. Bike is about 57cm.


Comes with free clipless or standard pedals. Free lifetime adjustments and repairs minus the cost of future repair parts is also included with this bike. Enjoy a top quality bike with peace of mind that is priced much less than brand new entry level bikes with no warranty.

This bike will save you a ton of time and energy on your next race or ride.

Buy nice so you don't have to buy twice!!"

"condition: like new
make / manufacturer: Lemond
model name / number: Reynold 631"

https://norfolk.craigslist.org/bik/d...451749589.html

(The title touts 105, and the copy and bike have Ultegra. The ad has three photos of the "853" sticker. Precisely which "frame points" allow it to be a tourer? And it looks more like a 54 than a 57. If one wants $500 for a bike, the least they could do is get it right?)
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Old 01-14-18, 10:43 PM
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Real Ad - who could make this up?

"I have floggers for sale, made from recycled bicycle inner tubes.
Feel free to contact me for a pic or if you have any questions!

$45"

https://hamilton.craigslist.ca/fod/d...449390948.html
That'll teach 'em for violating the 3 foot rule.
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Old 01-14-18, 10:44 PM
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Watch out! It's a DECEPTICON!
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Put A Cork In It

Super Rare Giant Campagnolo Wine Opener - $100 (Fan)









"For the Campy addict who has everything, this is an authentic made in Italy Campagnolo wine opener in the plot antique brass. Thess are super hard to find and usually only available direct from a bicycle shop supplier. Price is FIRM! Perfect for that post-ride bender this thing can open anything and is smooth as you've come to expect from Campy. A great an unique gift for the cyclist in your life. I'll even though in a Park Tool beer bottle opener. Cleaning out the clutter!"

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While his 'facts' are a bit off, the price isn't that terrible.*

*I would not spend $100 on a corkscrew.
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Old 01-15-18, 05:00 PM
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Neither would I, but you can bet there are tons of other collectors out there with cash to burn that would!

Looks like a collaboration between Campy and Oakley
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Old 01-15-18, 07:46 PM
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Wait for a gold plated Campy corkscrew to come up for sale
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The corkscrew posted above is a bargain...

" BRAND NEW " Campagnolo " BIG " Corkscrew GOLD BLING BLING US$3,000.00

https://www.ebay.com/itm/BRAND-NEW-C...4383.l4275.c10

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Decisions, Decisions...

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The corkscrew posted above is a bargain...

" BRAND NEW " Campagnolo " BIG " Corkscrew GOLD BLING BLING US$3,000.00

https://www.ebay.com/itm/BRAND-NEW-C...4383.l4275.c10

Damnation, I always get it wrong. "Wacky..." or "Are You Looking...", and it never fails I post in the wrong thread. From now on I'll toss a coin. It's enough to drive a man to drink....

If only I had a corkscrew?
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yes, that is really the text from the ad.

https://charlotte.craigslist.org/bik...462116567.html

Tour 2 Schwinn - $75 (Clover)

Hust needs to be road.

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yes, that is really the text from the ad.

https://charlotte.craigslist.org/bik...462116567.html

Tour 2 Schwinn - $75 (Clover)

Hust needs to be road.
Hey let's give them credit for taking the picture from the drive-side at least
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Hey let's give them credit for taking the picture from the drive-side at least
I agree. Fun color, at least.
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I laughed at him at first...




...but now I think he knows exactly what he's doing. He runs a bike shop out of his garage in east Mesa. It looks like he mostly fixes up and sells older cheap bikes, plus those joke bikes to get attention. I'm not sure he really wants to sell them, but if someone wants to pay $500, hey, why not?
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I'd be willing to give the stroller or the lawnmower a try, see how well they actually work
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I've seen a lawn mower converted bike in eastern Washington, always wanted to try it out.
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