Go Back  Bike Forums > Bike Forums > Classic & Vintage
Reload this Page >

The Wacky World of Craigslist and eBay Ads

Notices
Classic & Vintage This forum is to discuss the many aspects of classic and vintage bicycles, including musclebikes, lightweights, middleweights, hi-wheelers, bone-shakers, safety bikes and much more.

The Wacky World of Craigslist and eBay Ads

Old 08-27-19, 09:39 AM
  #17526  
Fat Guy on a Little Bike
 
KonAaron Snake's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Posts: 15,944

Bikes: Two wheeled ones

Liked 348 Times in 176 Posts
Originally Posted by WGB
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...1533689048246/

Assuming Goldmember is selling?

Racing fast bicycle gold color $135

"This is a beautiful nice fast bicycle you can use it to race don't missed I have it for limited time gold color very shine I used twice like new"




I'm pretty sure it's Golden Face.
KonAaron Snake is offline  
Likes For KonAaron Snake:
Old 08-27-19, 01:30 PM
  #17527  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 1,104
Liked 131 Times in 90 Posts
Needs a new chain and seatpost....but those wheels are just fine.

https://sanantonio.craigslist.org/bo...965862207.html

"I custom built this bike ( I am 5’5”) and it’s been sitting in my garage for about a year now so it needs a new chain and seat post. You can easily fix it up to be a really nice bicycle or sell the parts for a lot of profit."


Last edited by Jicafold; 08-28-19 at 09:18 AM.
Jicafold is online now  
Old 08-27-19, 08:20 PM
  #17528  
Forum Moderator
 
cb400bill's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Kalamazoo MI
Posts: 20,834

Bikes: Fuji SL2.1 Carbon Di2 Cannondale Synapse Alloy 4 Trek Checkpoint ALR-5 Viscount Aerospace Pro Raleigh C50 Cromoly Hybrid Legnano Tipo Roma Pista Vitus 979 Duralinox

Liked 6,894 Times in 3,938 Posts
Is this your bike?

Originally Posted by Jicafold
Needs a new chain and seatpost....but those wheels are just fine.

https://sanantonio.craigslist.org/bo...965862207.html

I custom built this bike ( I am 55) and its been sitting in my garage for about a year now so it needs a new chain and seat post. You can easily fix it up to be a really nice bicycle or sell the parts for a lot of profit.

cb400bill is offline  
Old 08-27-19, 08:46 PM
  #17529  
Senior Member
 
curbtender's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: SF Bay Area, East bay
Posts: 7,788

Bikes: Miyata 618 GT, Marinoni, Kestral 200 2002 Trek 5200, KHS Flite, Koga Miyata, Schwinn Spitfire 5, Mondia Special, Univega Alpina, Miyata team Ti, Santa Cruz Highball

Liked 2,764 Times in 1,283 Posts
Originally Posted by cb400bill
Is this your bike?
You want to buy it Bill? Ha, he'd have to be into self-deprecating...
curbtender is offline  
Old 08-27-19, 09:28 PM
  #17530  
Just call me Carrie
 
TriBiker19's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2019
Location: NH/MA
Posts: 497

Bikes: '82 Fuji Supreme, '85 Shogun 200, '89 Centurion Ironman Master, '89 Centurion Ironman Expert

Liked 178 Times in 105 Posts
Originally Posted by KonAaron Snake
I'm pretty sure it's Golden Face.
Everyone knows gold bikes are faster than other colors.
TriBiker19 is offline  
Old 08-28-19, 06:58 AM
  #17531  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2019
Posts: 580
Likes: 0
Liked 182 Times in 141 Posts
1970 Swing bike owned by Donny "Osmand"

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bi...954654525.html



"Highly collectable bike

Come get it before its gone
These bike sell fast and are collectible

Banana seat 20" rear wheel 16" front
Bicycle is green
Bicycle has rust and needs restored

Bicycle restored sells for big $$$

Certificate of authenticity included

$3000 cash gets it"
AeroGut is offline  
Old 08-28-19, 08:24 AM
  #17532  
The dropped
 
Unca_Sam's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2018
Location: Columbus, OH
Posts: 2,144

Bikes: Pake C'Mute Touring/Commuter Build, 1989 Kona Cinder Cone, 1995 Trek 5200, 1973 Raleigh Super Course FG, 1960/61 Montgomery Ward Hawthorne "thrift" 3 speed, by Hercules (sold) : 1966 Schwinn Deluxe Racer (sold)

Liked 1,014 Times in 696 Posts
Originally Posted by AeroGut
https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bi...954654525.html



"Highly collectable bike

Come get it before its gone
These bike sell fast and are collectible

Banana seat 20" rear wheel 16" front
Bicycle is green
Bicycle has rust and needs restored

Bicycle restored sells for big $$$

Certificate of authenticity included

$3000 cash gets it"

Unca_Sam is offline  
Old 08-28-19, 08:35 AM
  #17533  
Senior Member
 
Retroman69's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2019
Posts: 124
Likes: 0
Liked 38 Times in 18 Posts
Originally Posted by Drillium Dude
I can't even believe that's a thing. What a weird world we live in...

DD
LOL! Now Im waiting for a Ginsu Wheelie Chopper!
Retroman69 is offline  
Old 08-28-19, 08:54 AM
  #17534  
Senior Member
 
Retroman69's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2019
Posts: 124
Likes: 0
Liked 38 Times in 18 Posts
Needs a new chain and seatpost....but those wheels are just fine.

What the-
I think Im beginning to piece together what happened with the chain!
Retroman69 is offline  
Old 08-28-19, 09:05 AM
  #17535  
Senior Member
 
MattTheHat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2018
Location: Allen, TX
Posts: 2,654

Bikes: 2021 S-Works Turbo Creo SL, 2020 Specialized Roubaix Expert

Liked 4,105 Times in 1,446 Posts
Originally Posted by AeroGut
https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bi...954654525.html




Certificate of authenticity included

$3000 cash gets it"
Certificate of authenticity? How does that work?
MattTheHat is offline  
Old 08-28-19, 09:17 AM
  #17536  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 1,104
Liked 131 Times in 90 Posts
Originally Posted by cb400bill
Is this your bike?
?? No, it's not my bike. That is a quote from the ad.
Jicafold is online now  
Old 08-28-19, 09:38 AM
  #17537  
Forum Moderator
 
cb400bill's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Kalamazoo MI
Posts: 20,834

Bikes: Fuji SL2.1 Carbon Di2 Cannondale Synapse Alloy 4 Trek Checkpoint ALR-5 Viscount Aerospace Pro Raleigh C50 Cromoly Hybrid Legnano Tipo Roma Pista Vitus 979 Duralinox

Liked 6,894 Times in 3,938 Posts
Originally Posted by Jicafold
?? No, it's not my bike. That is a quote from the ad.
Okay. I see you added the quotes now. Thanks.
cb400bill is offline  
Old 08-28-19, 10:38 AM
  #17538  
Half way there
 
Moe Zhoost's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2015
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 2,958

Bikes: Many, and the list changes frequently

Liked 885 Times in 530 Posts
Originally Posted by AeroGut
https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bi...954654525.html

"Highly collectable bike

Come get it before its gone
These bike sell fast and are collectible

Banana seat 20" rear wheel 16" front
Bicycle is green
Bicycle has rust and needs restored

Bicycle restored sells for big $$$

Certificate of authenticity included

$3000 cash gets it"
Who's Donny Osmand?
Moe Zhoost is offline  
Old 08-28-19, 11:07 AM
  #17539  
Senior Member
 
bikecrate's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: LF, APMAT
Posts: 2,758
Likes: 0
Liked 407 Times in 231 Posts
For $3,000 you can get the whole Osmond family to come sing for you...not that I'd want to.
bikecrate is offline  
Likes For bikecrate:
Old 08-28-19, 12:17 PM
  #17540  
Keepin it Wheel
 
RubeRad's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: San Diego
Posts: 10,286

Bikes: Surly CrossCheck, Krampus

Liked 3,541 Times in 2,627 Posts
Originally Posted by Moe Zhoost
Who's Donny Osmand?
He's a little bit cauntry (or maybe he was a little bit rack&roll? I forget)
RubeRad is online now  
Old 08-28-19, 12:35 PM
  #17541  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Madison, WI USA
Posts: 6,163
Liked 1,763 Times in 1,198 Posts
^^^^^^ Either way, his rusty old stuff is collectAble....
madpogue is offline  
Old 08-29-19, 07:17 AM
  #17542  
Full Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2016
Posts: 377

Bikes: I've stopped at seven.

Liked 305 Times in 187 Posts
Get your child ready for our post apocalyptic future?

https://newyork.craigslist.org/fct/b...966119630.html


Headpost is offline  
Old 08-29-19, 07:26 AM
  #17543  
Senior Member
 
himespau's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Louisville, KY
Posts: 13,496
Liked 3,011 Times in 1,852 Posts
^^^Where does one sit on such a device?
himespau is offline  
Likes For himespau:
Old 08-29-19, 07:35 AM
  #17544  
The dropped
 
Unca_Sam's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2018
Location: Columbus, OH
Posts: 2,144

Bikes: Pake C'Mute Touring/Commuter Build, 1989 Kona Cinder Cone, 1995 Trek 5200, 1973 Raleigh Super Course FG, 1960/61 Montgomery Ward Hawthorne "thrift" 3 speed, by Hercules (sold) : 1966 Schwinn Deluxe Racer (sold)

Liked 1,014 Times in 696 Posts
^^^
The best end a Next BMX bike has ever met!
THIS IS VALHALLA FOR THIS BIKE!
Unca_Sam is offline  
Likes For Unca_Sam:
Old 08-29-19, 06:08 PM
  #17545  
Forum Moderator
 
cb400bill's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Kalamazoo MI
Posts: 20,834

Bikes: Fuji SL2.1 Carbon Di2 Cannondale Synapse Alloy 4 Trek Checkpoint ALR-5 Viscount Aerospace Pro Raleigh C50 Cromoly Hybrid Legnano Tipo Roma Pista Vitus 979 Duralinox

Liked 6,894 Times in 3,938 Posts
Women bike, Looks great has brakes



https://kalamazoo.craigslist.org/bik...966611512.html
cb400bill is offline  
Old 08-29-19, 06:17 PM
  #17546  
The dropped
 
Unca_Sam's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2018
Location: Columbus, OH
Posts: 2,144

Bikes: Pake C'Mute Touring/Commuter Build, 1989 Kona Cinder Cone, 1995 Trek 5200, 1973 Raleigh Super Course FG, 1960/61 Montgomery Ward Hawthorne "thrift" 3 speed, by Hercules (sold) : 1966 Schwinn Deluxe Racer (sold)

Liked 1,014 Times in 696 Posts
Who's a good shifter?? WHO'S A GOOD SHIFTER!!

Unca_Sam is offline  
Likes For Unca_Sam:
Old 08-29-19, 11:57 PM
  #17547  
Senior Member
 
2cam16's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2016
Location: San Mateo,Ca.
Posts: 4,006

Bikes: TRIMMED DOWN THE HERD

Liked 956 Times in 611 Posts
Originally Posted by cb400bill
2cam16 is offline  
Old 08-30-19, 11:03 AM
  #17548  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: South of the Twin Cities, MN
Posts: 4,194
Liked 2,359 Times in 1,358 Posts
Whenever I see a CL ad listed for $0 I prepare to see the worst price in the ad text, but sometimes they still exceed my expectations. Usually I have minimum price set to $20 so I can avoid these listings. Plus: Schwinn, really?

SCHWINN UNIVEGA ALPINA S - 6.5 (Mpls, MN)

https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/h...960009249.html



This bike in excellent pre owned condition is valued @ 2,200 ! Google it ! Selling mine in excellent condition for 995.00 . Calls only !!
Clang is online now  
Old 08-30-19, 05:43 PM
  #17549  
The dropped
 
Unca_Sam's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2018
Location: Columbus, OH
Posts: 2,144

Bikes: Pake C'Mute Touring/Commuter Build, 1989 Kona Cinder Cone, 1995 Trek 5200, 1973 Raleigh Super Course FG, 1960/61 Montgomery Ward Hawthorne "thrift" 3 speed, by Hercules (sold) : 1966 Schwinn Deluxe Racer (sold)

Liked 1,014 Times in 696 Posts
This poor bike

This ad has been on CL all summer. Price hasn't budged either. Anyone interested?
Unca_Sam is offline  
Old 08-30-19, 09:27 PM
  #17550  
Senior Member
 
fleslider's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: Fort Collins, CO
Posts: 1,506

Bikes: 1974 Paramount ~ 1974 Raleigh Pro ~ 1977 Pro-Tour ~ 1978 TX900 ~ IronMan 85,87:E/M,88:M/Pro,89:E ~ 98 Peugeot Festina Replica

Liked 180 Times in 92 Posts
Found this on Facebook Marketplace cheap, a 56cm 1993 Specialized Epic carbon frame. with almost a full Shimano Sante Groupset.

fleslider is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Your Privacy Choices -

Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.