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Old 01-11-19, 09:04 AM
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Originally Posted by nomadmax View Post
Not even if Kevin Costner rode it in the movie and signed it.
Ehhh...idk, that'd be worth it.
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Old 01-11-19, 09:32 AM
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Originally Posted by nomadmax View Post
This, granted it doesn't help at the side of the road.

https://www.jensonusa.com/Kool-Stop-...SABEgJbyfD_BwE
I'm a bit of a wuss about changing tires in general, so my seatbag is always large enough to have one of those in it.
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Old 01-11-19, 12:26 PM
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https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/bik...791341417.html
100 Bottles of Napa Wine, From $150.00 a Bottle to $20.00 a bottle each.

Wine collection is worth $5500.00. (10 cases)...

Maybe trade the entire 100 bottle collection or Part trade ?

Looking for Two (2) Electric Bikes, His and Her's Or, Recument bike/Trike


Either E-mail Or, Leave phone number and I'll call you.

Must be 21 years old to trade..


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Old 01-11-19, 01:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Chr0m0ly View Post


At least it’s a drive side photo?
https://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/b...791284848.html

No information in this ad at all, nothing in the text, nothin in the pictures...

doesn’t say or show what the bike is, or the size, or the brand, or the... anything.

oh, and it’s $500.00
I'm STILL hung up on this...
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Old 01-11-19, 01:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Darth Lefty View Post
I think there are more than 100 bottles in that wine cellar. It could be a good deal.

I'm surprised if it was an actual wine connoisseur, the person would give a lot more data.

Red, White, Spumante, ???? Wet, Dry, Sweet, ??? Heck if I know.
Actual vineyard, year of production, photos of the bottles, etc.

Hmmm... The first photo appears to be stolen from the web, scattered all over the web as a stock "wine cellar" photo.

The second photo was stolen from Bern's Steakhouse in Florida.
https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/florida/steakhouses-fl/

Not sure how they're planning on getting the Bern's Steakhouse wine collection to San Francisco.
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Old 01-11-19, 01:56 PM
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^^ The poster want to lure someone to his cellar so he can reenact Poe's "The Cask of Amontillado".
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Old 01-11-19, 04:13 PM
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It's not just the weirdness of finding that in the bike section. Craigslist has a no-alcohol-ads policy. I didn't flag it, but one could.
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Old 01-11-19, 04:31 PM
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You think they found it all? https://napavalleyregister.com/news/...3e5a6950e.html
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Old 01-13-19, 03:57 AM
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Not E-Bay, hopefully I'll be excused.


SHIMANO Dura Ace CN-7901 Chain $336.60 & FREE Shipping



Actually, following the "3 available link", one finds that one can actually pay $816 for one's chain.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-list...&condition=new



I was a bit surprised when I had encountered used chain for $30 to $40 in E-Bay.

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Old 01-13-19, 08:51 AM
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Originally Posted by CliffordK View Post
Not E-Bay, hopefully I'll be excused.
SHIMANO Dura Ace CN-7901 Chain $336.60 & FREE Shipping
Actually, following the "3 available link", one finds that one can actually pay $816 for one's chain.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-list...&condition=new

I was a bit surprised when I had encountered used chain for $30 to $40 in E-Bay.
But it comes with "Free Shipping"!

Actually, this chain appears to have been discontinued and the Amazon has neglected to update the offering (from Japan). The last product review for this item was over 2 years ago. There is an off chance that this retailer in Japan has a stash of NOS and it is trying to capitalize.
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Old 01-13-19, 09:07 AM
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ISTR that in the books section, Amazon had an algorithm which automatically increased prices for last instances of a particular title to obscene levels. Maybe something like that is going on here?
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Old 01-13-19, 12:13 PM
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Originally Posted by Hoopdriver View Post
But it comes with "Free Shipping"!

Actually, this chain appears to have been discontinued and the Amazon has neglected to update the offering (from Japan). The last product review for this item was over 2 years ago. There is an off chance that this retailer in Japan has a stash of NOS and it is trying to capitalize.
My guess is that the chains are legitimate New-Old Stock (NOS) chains that have been marked up sky-high.

It is odd that all 3 vendors are coming from Japan, hopefully not all 3 selling the same chain.

But, I think I'd go with a Wippermann or KMC Gold which are expensive, but much less than the Dura Ace. Campagnolo?

I suppose if one is restoring one's (recent vintage) Dura-Ace bike, might as well get the correct chain... except that if one is actually planning to ride it, that $816 chain (with 1% discount) will be trashed in a few thousand miles and will need to be replaced.
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Old 01-13-19, 12:36 PM
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Originally Posted by PilotFishBob View Post
^^ The poster want to lure someone to his cellar so he can reenact Poe's "The Cask of Amontillado".
Or perhaps they have some leftover fava beans.
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Old 01-14-19, 09:59 AM
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Swing Bike?

I must have missed this craze

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sg...789391745.html

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Old 01-14-19, 11:16 AM
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Sideways down the highways
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Old 01-14-19, 11:22 AM
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That might be a fun bike to play around with for $120. Good thing I'm not in LA.

Do they have to add every key word in the book?
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Old 01-15-19, 01:41 PM
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Schwinn STINGRAY GOODYEAR NOS GRASSHOOPER REAR TIRE ORANGE W/BLK STRIPE 20X2125

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Great first impression.

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lac/bik/d/folding-bike-obo/6786582552.html
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Old 01-16-19, 02:14 AM
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Great first impression.
Is that a jigsaw puzzle? 13 pieces, I think they may assemble to be a bicycle.
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She thought I was joking when I said I have a banana saddle for you.
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I'm trying to figure out whether or not the saddle (rear tire???) was photoshopped into the hands of a model originally holding something else. Thoughts?
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https://delaware.craigslist.org/bik/...774490780.html

The price is not bad, the bike is not bad, but the ad description. If you turn the stem around the bars are backward, so you have to turn the bars around, and then you still have to turn the fender around.
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She thought I was joking when I said I have a banana saddle for you.
Great, now BF ebay advertising is showing me THIS picture and ads for bikes with banana seats
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Old 01-16-19, 08:48 PM
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Ummm. What?
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Exactly. I'd never ride any wheels that require that tool.
DHL brought me that too just this morning.
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