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Old 08-22-20, 07:08 PM
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One-armed weight weenie selling his classic Raleigh...


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^^^^^^ It's actually a decent bike going at an average price for the time. The seller is right up front about the broken handlebar.

Ironic that the aluminum frame, frequently maligned for its construction, outlasted the handlebar.
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Old 08-23-20, 07:33 AM
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Originally Posted by WGB
A good example of a how an honest seller can be confused as to what constitutes terms such as "excellent condition" or "ready to ride" and a dishonest seller, well....

"Rear derailleur cable is slightly frayed"

"Slightly frayed" cable is not the same as "exploded SIS housing."
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"Collectors Bike"

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Collectors bike
$11,111

Lockbourne, OH over a week ago
I have an old bike that was forgot bout behind my uncle's . Everything is original needs alot of TLC... For sure must have for a collector.. as is bike is worth 150.. make offer


... and move the decimal. There! The bike is now valued appropriately at a dolla-fitty.

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Originally Posted by scratchpaddy
^ I'd like to hear more about this bike shop which can replace a wheel for $20............
His neighbor down the alley runs a "bike shop" out of his garage and has a pile of rusty chrome steel rims alongside the garage, your pick $20.
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^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Alternatively: His neighbor down the alley runs a "bike shop" out of his garage and can get you stolen rims at $20 each
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I get wheels at the local used shop for about $20 wheel for front, $25 for a rear. Sometimes more, not very often less.
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Even French folks don't know what they have...nice 80 year old Gitane here...circa 1985/86 if I recall my Gitane decals:


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Originally Posted by SurferRosa
One-armed weight weenie selling his classic Raleigh...


https://seattle.craigslist.org/est/b...178126841.html
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Call the "Fugitive", I am sure he will be interested in contacting the seller.
Post 3000, never thought I would be there this soon,
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Old 08-23-20, 01:36 PM
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Not wacky, but tragic

Pretty Raleigh Grand Prix. Poor thing.

Grand Prix Raleigh bike - $100 (Eureka)

Straight frame, Brooks leather seat, damaged front rim. Missing some hard ware. Selling as is. Would make a great fixie with the right parts. $100 obo.

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Originally Posted by xiaoman1
Call the "Fugitive", I am sure he will be interested in contacting the seller.
Post 3000, never thought I would be there this soon,
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3000?!?!? Too much talking not enough bike building Ben
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Originally Posted by malcala622
3000?!?!? Too much talking not enough bike building Ben
Miguel,
Nothing like calling me out when you are approaching 3 as well!
I will take your advice a go for a ride later this eve.
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Originally Posted by xiaoman1
Miguel,
Nothing like calling me out when you are approaching 3 as well!
I will take your advice a go for a ride later this eve.
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Lmao I did check my post count before opening my mouth. Make sure i wasn't over 3K. Hopefully today I get my front wheel back for my Krono
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Old 08-23-20, 02:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Mr. 66
I get wheels at the local used shop for about $20 wheel for front, $25 for a rear. Sometimes more, not very often less.
Bikeworks??
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Originally Posted by malcala622
Lmao I did check my post count before opening my mouth. Make sure i wasn't over 3K. Hopefully today I get my front wheel back for my Krono
Yeah very close.....how is the Chrono...I see you selling a lot of you stash off, getting ready for another secret/big purchase?
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Originally Posted by xiaoman1
Yeah very close.....how is the Chrono...I see you selling a lot of you stash off, getting ready for another secret/big purchase?
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Im keeping my eye out for something but not actively hunting for anything specific
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"Ride As Is"?

Vintage Italian Italvega frame w/ lots of Campagnolo parts - $500 (Carrboro)

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"Large, 62 cm Italvega brazed lug steel frame from the 70s with Campy hubs, pedals, headset, and stem. Needs some tlc, but will clean up nice. Other parts include Shimano Deore rear derailer, Suntour gear levers, Stronglight crank arms, and Panasonic tires. Front wheel has one broken spoke, and there is a lot of surface rust. Ride as is or tear it down and give it an overhaul. Either way, its a solid bike with vintage Italian parts."

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Those cables..
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I keep thinking there are no new ways to misspell Schwinn. What a fool I am.

Schwill letour - $150 (Las Vegas)


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Originally Posted by RubeRad
I'm not a vintage guy or a flipper, but I think that's a beautiful frame. I balk a little at 27" wheels, but at least the rims are alloy not steel, and the brakes are sidepulls not centerpulls. Great brand new tires, but don't really vibe with the vintage feel, and at 27" you probably can't just throw them on another bike.

If you like the frame and can see yourself enjoying riding it with your DA components, then it's worth it to you.

I would go in with an offer of $300, just on principle assuming the seller has built in a CL price pad. Or maybe if you're not into the tires, offer $250 and he keeps the tires, maybe he has other 27" wheels he can use them on.
Brother wouldn't budge on the price. If he'd come down, I'd have converted it to a single speed/fixie flip flop, since there's no rear derailleur braze on.
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Those cables..
"Sorry I'm late, I got tangled up in my Holdsworth..."
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"Rare"

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Mr. Tran continues to light up the Sacramento CL with his creative genius...

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...I am now officially a fan. But I regret the loss of the naked lady coffee table shots.

Tru-North Silver Blue Unicorn 1 Speed Bike - $950 (Downtown Sacramento)

Mechanical unicorn.
Runs on pure love.

Wounded. Broken.
But not dead.

One last breath.
One last ride.
A saddle for Cinderella.

In absolute perfect riding mechanical and functional condition. 100/100.

Zero-free maintenance bike.

Will last. Forever.
Flares like fire.
Shine like a diamond.

Small frame: 4 ft 10 to 5 ft 8 inches.
185 pounds maximum rider.

23-inch straight line, star sword handlebar:
Proper body positioning. Control & stability. Easy ride.
No grips: raw and bare. Power connection. Quick clean.
Vintage rear brake from a shifter road bike.

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Make a movie. Starring you.
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Magic eye?

I'll admit that I never saw the schooner.
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Schwann bike 26
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^^^^ If you look close enough, you can just make out the face of Eddy Merckx.


Oh, wait, it's Elvis.
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