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Old 05-26-20, 05:42 PM
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I know absolutely nothing about bikes but I'm selling my dad's childhood ride - I hope I don't see the listing in this thread!
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$500 for an entry level Peugeot, likely a U08. It looks like its tied out out in the yard like a dog.

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Peugeot street racer titanium please read description below - $500


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Whos your street racer light frame runs stops well might need tires arent that good condition vintage price is firm
pick up only Lindenwald New Jersey
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Titanium??? You got to be kidding! Smles, MH
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Originally Posted by Mad Honk
Titanium??? You got to be kidding! Smles, MH
Of course it's titanium. That's why it's tied up like a dog. Titanium "racer" like that could bolt and run away on its own in an instant.
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Schwinn 26 wheel low rider. 3 speed sturmey archer gears, original old school - $175


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Schwinn 26wheeled low rider. 3speed sturmey archer gearing, long springer forks off of a36 wheeled monster cruiser, old school original blue sparkle persons seat,chrome plated AS Arnold schwinn seat post clamp. Much invested sacrifice at $175.00
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Old 05-28-20, 04:01 PM
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Conway, SC 40 minutes ago
$1I’m 5ft and need a bike bad, my moped was stolen and I have no way to get around now. If u have one u don’t use please be so kind to donate to me for good use



https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...9415409312984/

(Would someone give him something to pedal, please, preferably from this thread?)
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$350 for a used wally world special? I doubt it sold for that brand new let alone after a few years at the shore.

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MONGOOSE PRO SWITCHBACK SX COMFORT FIT GEOMETRY HYBRID BICYCLE . 21 SPEED
Perfect comfort for woman. Awesome used condition hybrid Mongoose rare gem. 26 . Rides great. Beautiful condition normal signs of wear.
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This is just waaay too funny. A rare Tour de France bike. Yeah, right!

https://kpr.craigslist.org/bik/d/ric...131517088.html

"This is a one of a kind 1948 CMC (Cleveland Motor Company) bicycle. CMC is wildly known as a motorcycle builder many years ago. This was designed for the Tour De France bike races in the 40s. 99.9% original. The only thing not original are the tires. You will not find another one like it anywhere except for a museum in Canada. I spoke with the curator from the museum and he told me that this bike is the first one he has known of, or seen period. Very Rare. I have been offered $150 just for the handlebars! The Brooks Leather seat is also original and valued highly. Trade For Gibson Guitars, Fender Guitars and or guitar amps. Possible trade for something other then instruments. What do you have? Own a very rare piece of racing bike history. The bike rides great! "

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Originally Posted by machinist42
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ISO a bike to peddle
Conway, SC 40 minutes ago
$1Im 5ft and need a bike bad, my moped was stolen and I have no way to get around now. If u have one u dont use please be so kind to donate to me for good use



https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...9415409312984/

(Would someone give him something to pedal, please, preferably from this thread?)
That car is already full of about 20 miles of bad road.
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Old 05-29-20, 06:42 AM
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Originally Posted by machinist42
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ISO a bike to peddle
Conway, SC 40 minutes ago
$1Im 5ft and need a bike bad, my moped was stolen and I have no way to get around now. If u have one u dont use please be so kind to donate to me for good use



https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...9415409312984/

(Would someone give him something to pedal, please, preferably from this thread?)
Here is the bike for "him"(?)

From that ad to this one seems about right...
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Originally Posted by machinist42
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ISO a bike to peddle
Conway, SC 40 minutes ago
$1I’m 5ft and need a bike bad, my moped was stolen and I have no way to get around now. If u have one u don’t use please be so kind to donate to me for good use



https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...9415409312984/

(Would someone give him something to pedal, please, preferably from this thread?)
I suspect they really do want to peddle it, for some gas money, some more tats, and to finance another run to Mickey D's.
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Old 05-29-20, 07:18 AM
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^^^^^ And more dollar store shades. And more hair.... stuff.
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Originally Posted by barnfind

$350 for a used wally world special? I doubt it sold for that brand new let alone after a few years at the shore.

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Mongoose Pro Hybrid Bike - $350


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MONGOOSE PRO SWITCHBACK SX COMFORT FIT GEOMETRY HYBRID BICYCLE . 21 SPEED
Perfect comfort for woman. Awesome used condition hybrid Mongoose rare gem. 26 . Rides great. Beautiful condition normal signs of wear.
But it's a "rare gem"!! Well worth the asking price!
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Old 05-29-20, 09:53 AM
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He's giving it away, no wait... it's a trick, he wants to sell it. What a little weasel.
Maybe this numbnuts should get together with the three in the car...
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I know this isn't exactly classic or vintage but sure seems fishy.

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Old 05-29-20, 06:44 PM
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"Red, black, yellow: he's a friendly fellow. Red, yellow, black: get away, Jack."


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Originally Posted by SurferRosa
"Red, black, yellow: he's a friendly fellow. Red, yellow, black: get away, Jack."


https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/b...126751984.html
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The way I learned it:

Red to yellow, kill a fellow. (Coral Snake)
Red to black, friend of Jack. (Milk Snake and others)
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The truly terrifying part of this thread is that if you go back, often just several pages (a few days) and check the actual ads some will be still valid and some will be expired but some will show as"sold"!

That means people are buying if not all, at least some of these wrecks or simply over-priced junk. If that doesn't scare you what will?
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Niko bike very rare bike. - $500 (Fayetteville)

Posted 2020-05-30 09:10

(This is the singular pic.)


"Nice bike dose need back tire tube.500.00.

bicycle frame material: other/unknown

bicycle type: road
condition: good
frame size: Not sure
make / manufacturer: Niko
wheel size: 26 in"

https://fayetteville.craigslist.org/...132852974.html
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This isn't a Craigslist or Ebay add but I found it interesting.

It's a used Miyata Seven Ten that can be had for only $899.00 USD.

https://budgetbicyclectr.com/1985-mi...ycle-60cm.html

Is the seller dreaming at that price?

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Old 05-30-20, 11:03 AM
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BBC is anything but budget to the buyer.
A long tradition. The approach must work to a point as the place has endured.

maybe Budget Busting cyclery?
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Originally Posted by hazetguy
this was $80, but I see the seller might be coming to their senses? wacky not so much in terms of what it is and the price, but the description is hilarious.
i guess $80, now $60, is a "fortune"?

https://tricities.craigslist.org/bik...127030470.html

All orginal 70s 27" bike bicycle great shape quality!! - $60


Real nice 70s bike quality made in Australia for Sears. A bike of this quality would cost a fortune to buy. Just need some extra room. Steal at 60

I don't think I've ever seen Ted Williams on a bike.
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Originally Posted by curbtender
I don't think I've ever seen Ted Williams on a bike.
Maybe its the Australian Ted Williams!

heh.

while Searrs actually sold some decent bikes in the past (in the 1960s I had a sears 3-speed that was made in England, and was as nice a bike as my friend's Raleigh, it might have been lighter even, and it did NOT have the odd component sizes that Raleigh was known for back then. I'm not sure who made those early Sears bikes. This bike had a coaster rear brake, and a sidepull caliber front brake. I am vaguely remembering it had an odd tire size in common with the Raleigh 3-speed, I think it was the 'other' 26", ETRI 590mm, not the 26" 559mm used on cruisers/mountain bikes, and not the 27" (630mm) common on low-to-mid 10-speeds of that era.
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