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Old 11-09-20, 09:54 AM
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Well, one can't argue with that! Break out the checkbook.
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Old 11-09-20, 10:39 AM
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It really ought to come with a free TV, for that price.

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Old 11-10-20, 01:36 PM
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Where's the chalk outine?
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Old 11-10-20, 08:25 PM
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Must be very small.
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Old 11-12-20, 08:44 PM
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I'm going to try to forget I ever saw this. (No wonder I never get any responses to my tune-up service ads anymore?)


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Old 11-12-20, 09:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Headpost
I'm going to try to forget I ever saw this. (No wonder I never get any responses to my tune-up service ads anymore?)

Did you report it before you forgot? This isn't really CL's thing anymore.
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Old 11-12-20, 10:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Unca_Sam
Did you report it before you forgot? This isn't really CL's thing anymore.
Because it's in the parts section?

No, I'm kidding, you're right. Just flagged it.
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Old 11-13-20, 12:08 AM
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It would be a shame if a bike company tried to fool the American public into thinking their Asian bikes were Italian.

*cough* Centurion *cough* Novara *cough* and most Bianchi too
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Old 11-13-20, 08:29 AM
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Perfect in condition bicycle new - $200 (St Paul)

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New in great condition with added new parts to comfort ridding bicycle. All gear components works great. fully serviced with new invention extended handle bars with brand new most comfortable extended larger cushion seat. It also comes with new tire pump,rear carrying seat, phone 📱 holder,two water bottle holders, Bell, Horn, mood guard ,ext ,,,,and ready to go. price is right on this,but can be negotiable
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Old 11-13-20, 09:59 AM
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They wouldnít need a mood guard to protect their mood if they didnít add all the comfort ridding things.
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Old 11-13-20, 10:17 AM
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Its a 4 point.
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Old 11-13-20, 10:58 AM
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If you can't get a batmobile...
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Old 11-13-20, 04:09 PM
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I think it is so you can do a handstand while rolling down the road. Maybe need a butt helmet too.
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Old 11-13-20, 07:54 PM
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Only 85 bucks "in good condition."

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I wonder if he has a second saddle that's "almost as nice"?
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Old 11-14-20, 02:30 AM
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Originally Posted by thumpism
Well, $85 is a bit much to pay for just the frame, but @rhm (Rudi) could put a new top on it, and it'd be better than new. So never (well almost never) give up on a nice leather saddle.

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Old 11-14-20, 06:59 AM
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Originally Posted by thumpism
Only 85 bucks "in good condition."

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My taint would be very unhappy on that saddle.
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Old 11-14-20, 08:22 AM
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Originally Posted by bulgie
Well, $85 is a bit much to pay for just the frame, but @rhm (Rudi) could put a new top on it, and it'd be better than new.
That's not really the point. It's the gall of the guy to put these words in the same ad: "...in good condition" and "...aged and worn with some wear and tear and little misshapen..." What, to this seller, constitutes bad condition?
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I think the ridiculous pricing for used Brooks saddles is based on all the positive comments about Brooks we post. It seems everyone now believes they are indestructible and will hold their value for ever. Often used ones are priced higher than new ones. Unless it's very cheap I tell sellers "No thanks, I can get a brand new one with a warranty for X$". Mind you, these are the same sellers who tell you a bike is "fast".

Ps I like the part about putting it in the sun.
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Originally Posted by thumpism
That's not really the point.
Respectfully, I made another point. Doesn't mean I missed THE point, which was rather obvious.

Yes, as is, that is truly an ass-hatchet. Worst I've ever seen for sale that didn't say something like "maybe restorable" or at least "needs TLC"
If it wasn't missing that leather off the nose, it could conceivably have been reshaped back to ridable. Rudi shows how on his blog. The torn/missing leather though, shows that this leather is kaput and reshaping it won't bring it back. "It's dead Jim."

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$60+ for a pair of dust caps!!!!!

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Huffy Titanium 10 speed bicycle - $75

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"Huffy Titanium 10 speed bicycle
Good bike kids just donít ride it anymore
Tires good brakes good.
Asking 75$ obo
Thank you

bicycle frame material: steel

bicycle type: road
frame size: 100
wheel size: 14 in"

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I guess "Titanium" is not used as a descriptive term, not any more than "Murray" would mean the bike is made out of a guy named Murray.

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Oh, well that's okay then. For a minute I thought the seatpost might be stuck.
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