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Old 09-22-19, 10:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Unca_Sam
That story's kind of sad. Would we be crazy to finish the build and return it? It only needs 60% of the value of a bike in parts...
Gosh, I didnt even read the text of the ad. I wont have posted it if i did.
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Originally Posted by Unca_Sam
That story's kind of sad. Would we be crazy to finish the build and return it? It only needs 60% of the value of a bike in parts...
Originally Posted by vintagerando
Gosh, I didnt even read the text of the ad. I wont have posted it if i did.
Make an interesting thread/group project for her.
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Originally Posted by curbtender
Make an interesting thread/group project for her.
Yeah, I won't be able to do much for her in Central Ohio. That's @FBinNY's turf, innit?
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Old 09-23-19, 11:30 AM
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Originally Posted by machinist42
Mobile Bike Mechanic - $20


Hey, how can I cut my target market in half with one pic?

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Originally Posted by machinist42

Jon Voight's 2011 Pacific Danger Ridge - $1300 (South charlotte)



Classic episode:

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Old 09-23-19, 05:28 PM
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Hey, how can I cut my target market in half with one pic?
Not in South Carolina....
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Old 09-23-19, 06:34 PM
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Let’s cool it with the political chatter.
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Originally Posted by machinist42

Jon Voight's 2011 Pacific Danger Ridge - $1300 (South charlotte)




"Upgrade from your Trek, Specialized, or Giant
Don't be a zero, be a hero with this like new 2011 Pacific Danger Ridge
This is THE Top of the line Wal Mart bike, only 49lbs in weight
Powerful linear pull brakes stop with demand
17.5 inch Hi Ten steel frame
Rigid heavy duty steel fork
Wheelset is super heavy and durable
18 speed Chin Wa drive train with Chin Wa Super #1 friction shifters
ergonomic seat nestles your packages
Cheng Shin tires grip like no other
May need tuneup
$1300 firm, no low ballers. I know what I got

bicycle frame material: steel
bicycle type: mountain
brake type: cantilever
condition: good
electric assist: none
frame size: 17.5 medium
handlebar type: flat
make / manufacturer: Pacific
model name / number: Danger Ridge
suspension: none (rigid)
wheel size: 29 in"

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"only 49lbs in weight" - that's gotta be a troll

DD
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Old 09-24-19, 01:14 AM
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Originally Posted by Drillium Dude
"only 49lbs in weight" - that's gotta be a troll

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Someone's looking to net a cool grand on that flip. 😉
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Old 09-24-19, 12:17 PM
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Originally Posted by machinist42
Free Sand bags and pot bellied pigs



"9 left over sand bags free!
3 aggressive adult pot bellied pigs. Free to good home. Dog Free home. They WILL kill your dogs."

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My chihuahua is a killer..

I must try this...
https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lg...980947570.html
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Old 09-25-19, 07:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Drillium Dude
"only 49lbs in weight" - that's gotta be a troll

DD

This one is Chinesium 666, makes a Varsinental look lightweight. And makes the Varsinental look like a Colnago compared to this overpriced turd.
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Old 09-25-19, 07:53 PM
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Originally Posted by riva
My chihuahua is a killer..
They say that by the age of 50 weeks, every dog-killing pot-bellied pig has the face he deserves. Sorry, but those are some very evil-looking animals, the flying monkeys in Wizard of Oz got nothing on them. Not very pleasant pets, I would imagine.

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Old 09-25-19, 08:00 PM
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I used to have one of those flying monkeys, but he flew the coop! Let me know if you see him-please.
On second thought, if you see him, please don't let me know.
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Old 09-27-19, 02:42 PM
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Another great photo. Why would anyone think this is acceptable?

https://sanantonio.craigslist.org/bi...987914646.html

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Old 09-27-19, 06:45 PM
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^ Hey, at least you can tell it's silver-ish.
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Originally Posted by vintagerando
This looks like a crime scene photo.

https://newhaven.craigslist.org/bop/...984072727.html

I'm definitely not selling this because of the Gypsy woman who appeared at the house today and told me it was the only way to pass on the evil spell that's befallen our family since the cursed thing came into our lives all those years ago.

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I'm definitely not selling this because of the Gypsy woman who appeared at the house today and told me it was the only way to break the evil spell that's befallen our family since the cursed thing came into our lives all those years ago.
But first, It took the tires and pedals. Those were the only parts not cursed.
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Old 09-28-19, 10:41 AM
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Ahemm...
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-198...wAAOSwa4Jdh9Lz

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Old 09-28-19, 12:29 PM
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I am a Canadian and in this circumstances I'm glad he only sells to USA buyers.......
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Old 09-28-19, 01:48 PM
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How could someone ride this and not know? Is this a troll?

https://vermont.craigslist.org/bik/d...988441761.html

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How could someone ride this and not know? Is this a troll?

https://vermont.craigslist.org/bik/d...988441761.html
I'm going to show my ignorance here... not know?

What strikes me is that it looks like the most uncomfortable saddle in the world.
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Originally Posted by TriBiker19
I'm going to show my ignorance here... not know?

What strikes me is that it looks like the most uncomfortable saddle in the world.
Cannondale has a "Lefty" fork, so called because it is only on the left side of the bike. The fork on this bike is installed incorrectly.
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Old 09-28-19, 02:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Jp42
Cannondale has a "Lefty" fork, so called because it is only on the left side of the bike. The fork on this bike is installed incorrectly.
Thus a wrongey. Wonder how long they rode it like that.
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Thus a wrongey. Wonder how long they rode it like that.
What got me is that they called it a "righty" as if they knew it was on the wrong side.
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Old 09-28-19, 06:07 PM
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Originally Posted by NoControl
How could someone ride this and not know? Is this a troll?

https://vermont.craigslist.org/bik/d...988441761.html

It's a "Crit" bike shorter wheelbase, quicker steering.
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