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Old 09-20-18, 08:32 PM
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That is bizarre. Maybe he priced it so it wouldn't sell, and he's using the listing as a speaking platform.
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Free shipping, and accepts an offer. Someone should offer him $5.
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Just wow. Few months back, a guy put one of these up, definitely in more "used" shape, for SEVEN dollars. Same dude I bought my $15 '69 Sears Spyder from. As a joke, I showed him this one in Roger's museu... er... used showroom. I thought $800 (now $900) was laughable, until I saw this. Bonus WW points for posting from four states and a whole time zone away, for expecting to make four large on ANYTHING posted with only two photos, and for getting a body part in the frame of the only "detail" photo.

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Men's & Women's 1982 Huffy Aero Wind 12 Speeds - $4000 (Greensburg)

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My favorite posts are when you "must see it to appreciate it" but they dont even post a picture.🤷*♂️
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Old 09-21-18, 02:39 PM
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Originally Posted by madpogue
Just wow. Few months back, a guy put one of these up, definitely in more "used" shape, for SEVEN dollars. Same dude I bought my $15 '69 Sears Spyder from. As a joke, I showed him this one in Roger's museu... er... used showroom. I thought $800 (now $900) was laughable, until I saw this. Bonus WW points for posting from four states and a whole time zone away, for expecting to make four large on ANYTHING posted with only two photos, and for getting a body part in the frame of the only "detail" photo.

https://madison.craigslist.org/bik/d...703781969.html

Men's & Women's 1982 Huffy Aero Wind 12 Speeds - $4000 (Greensburg)

Had to really resist sending an email to the seller warning him he'd forgotten to put the decimal point after the first zero.
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Old 09-22-18, 08:27 PM
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Nice bike, but the saddle and bars are set so high that they don't fit in the picture:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/1985-Eddy-M...4AAOSwropbpZZJ
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A New Contender For Worst Picture Ever?

Older Bikes for sale - $1 (Oxford)




"Various older bikes and bike parts.Baskets,tires,Banana seats,etc..."

https://raleigh.craigslist.org/bik/d...705124982.html

(Why even bother?)
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Old 09-23-18, 08:27 AM
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for those of you have saved up $800

"Mens Varsity Schwinn bike...27inch... red.... 1950's or 1960's not sure.... $800"

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Originally Posted by machinist42

Older Bikes for sale - $1 (Oxford)




"Various older bikes and bike parts.Baskets,tires,Banana seats,etc..."

https://raleigh.craigslist.org/bik/d...705124982.html

(Why even bother?)
I saw that earlier today on CL and just shook my head.......
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Old 09-23-18, 05:48 PM
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Are you sure you want to sell that Waterford?

(How a fly sees Craigslist?)

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Old 09-23-18, 07:47 PM
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That's the worst kind of person
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Old 09-24-18, 03:25 PM
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I saw your add in craigslist.I want to buy it. If it is still available for purchase,please contact with me at REDACTED

Don't reply from CL reply mail.I don't check CL Reply mail.
Not today!
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Old 09-25-18, 05:35 AM
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These aren't really over priced; the seller needs the money for new eyeglasses.

https://richmond.craigslist.org/bik/...705935413.html

bikes - $750 (Petersburg)





bicycle type: cruiser
brake type: u-brakes
condition: excellent
frame size: 26
handlebar type: cruiser
suspension: none (rigid)
wheel size: 26 in

Selling as a pair:
2 vintage nice clean complete bicycles 1971
1 26 inch men's sports ( The Raleigh) made in England,3 spd, Brooks seat, luggage rack ,pump, fenders . Very clean . does need tires. Dry rot from setting in storage.
Ladies Schwinn Suburban 3 spd also very clean and needs tires.

Selling as a matching pair.

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Old 09-26-18, 03:34 AM
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Check out this FrankenVarsity

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Old 09-26-18, 05:23 AM
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This must be the year that Schwinn made those really steep-angled criterium bikes. I've heard a lot about these.



Check out the head tube angle, looks to be approximately 89 degrees. That's gonna give you some very very quick handling, so quick you might run into something. First $200 takes:


https://fresno.craigslist.org/bik/d/...706799127.html


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Old 09-26-18, 07:17 AM
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Why'd you have to go and crush that guy's fingers, Orkey?

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Originally Posted by Celeste Mike
Yeah, hard to say what's more WW, the price, the borderline insane choice of mods (most likely what he had in his own box o' crap), or the fact that he calls it "fully restored".
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Check out that newfangled "negative trail" geometry...

https://madison.craigslist.org/bik/d...708168893.html

Specialized HardRock 24 speed - $95 (Madison)

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Originally Posted by Colnago Mixte
This must be the year that Schwinn made those really steep-angled criterium bikes. I've heard a lot about these.



Check out the head tube angle, looks to be approximately 89 degrees. That's gonna give you some very very quick handling, so quick you might run into something. First $200 takes:


https://fresno.craigslist.org/bik/d/...706799127.html



Yep - you never know...but that bike looks like the my first 10 speed (a 'St. Etienne') after I plowed squarely into a raised curb in the school parking lot - a case of distracted riding!

However, my father managed to wrench the fork back forward so that the front wheel would again clear the downtube - and then he rode it around town for the next 10 years.
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I borrowed my best friend's bike one time, and did the same thing when I plowed into a stopped car at a red light. It was an "SR", back when those were considered nice bikes. I never fixed for him, even though I had my own bike that was identical and undamaged. I should definitely burn in Bicycle Hell for that.
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Itís not a bike but Iím selling my beer brewing stuff on CL, asking $300. Today I was contacted by a minister - named Parsons! - who wanted only some of the better bits. I told him no, Iíd like it all gone. So he gave me a 50% lowball offer:

Well I can take it all but I only have 150 cash I can pick up this afternoon.
I was astounded to be lowballed by a pastor named Parsons for stuff to make alcohol. I didnít reply further. I wanted to, though. Do you think heíll have more cash on Sunday afternoon?
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Originally Posted by Darth Lefty
Itís not a bike but Iím selling my beer brewing stuff on CL, asking $300. Today I was contacted by a minister - named Parsons! - who wanted only some of the better bits. I told him no, Iíd like it all gone. So he gave me a 50% lowball offer:



I was astounded to be lowballed by a pastor named Parsons for stuff to make alcohol. I didnít reply further. I wanted to, though. Do you think heíll have more cash on Sunday afternoon?
See if he can give you a price break on salvation.
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Belgian monk with a vow of poverty?
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Belgian monk with a vow of poverty?
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more like mega church prosperity gospel
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Originally Posted by Darth Lefty
I was astounded to be lowballed by a pastor named Parsons for stuff to make alcohol.
Lowballing aside, prudishness with alcohol is a relatively recent american novelty. Historically and internationally (and biblically) there's no reason to be a teetotaller.

My pastor has brewed, but didn't keep it up. He drinks my homebrew though, and wine and especially port.

I heard the Puritans, when they landed in Mass., after putting up the first building (their church), the second building was the brewery.
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