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Old 01-19-21, 08:27 AM
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Originally Posted by Chuck M
That makes me cringe. I bet the handling is interesting
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Old 01-19-21, 12:38 PM
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Seat tubes are for cowards.



Very cool looking bike!!!!! Custom made and 2tone custom paint blue sapphire metallic and blue ice metallic!!! Fun bike to ride and it rides GREAT and very smooth.. 25 obo
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Old 01-19-21, 12:42 PM
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Do you feel like maybe wiping it down with a rag before you try to sell it for an insane price?

Bridgestone Kabuki Diamond Road - $1,500 (St Paul, MN)


https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/r...264134650.html





Bridgestone Kabuki diamond Road bicycle. This bicycle was manufactured in approximately 1974. It has a dura ace component set including headset brakes shifters hubs front derailleur crane rear derailleur.
The crank set is a sugino with drilled chain rings the bottom bracket is also the top sugino set with the drilled cup.
The chain is a d i d probably original The free wheel is a five speed sun tour winner two prong and again is probably original.
The seat post is SR Royal 26.8 fluted to perfection and carrying a fujita seamless saddle. All these parts are expected to be original. The bar and stem, stem is SR Royal.
The high end looking handlebars show Bridgestone Kabuki.
I don't know what pedals came on this bike but I do know this bike does not have any pedals.
I have no idea why it has a campagnolo seat post binder.
The wheels are 27-in with araya rims.
Frame appears straight, undented, and without a rust problem.
Rear derailleur is less than perfect in that at one time or another it was twisted and reworked.
Finish is less than perfect.

I attach a high value to this bicycle for numerous reasons.
The frame set itself is very very high quality and the parts group is absolute unobtainium.

This bicycle is being sold as is and as a collectible of extreme rarity.

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Old 01-20-21, 06:30 AM
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I was looking to see if this Nishiki International was worth posting in the "are you looking for one of these" thread, but then this crazy CCM BioCam caught my eye.

International bikes - ($120 $300) (Las Vegas, NV)


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Habe eberythong fir them 30p a piece or both for 350
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Old 01-20-21, 07:07 PM
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Oh my god - I've been riding Pro-Explosion TIRES this whole time! Chilling!
*NEW* 26 Foldable Mountain Bike - $135 (Conyers, GA)
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I'd want anti-explosion tires if my bike weighed 90 kg (nearly 200 lb). They seem to be proud of that weight!

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I'm sure the ride is great, even without a Brooks saddle...........

https://austin.craigslist.org/bik/d/...261992149.html

PUREFIX - $195 (AUSTIN)



EXCELLENT CON.
$195

Funny, don't think that's either a fixie or even a bike made by Pure Cycle???
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Old 01-21-21, 01:00 PM
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Originally Posted by WGB
I'm sure the ride is great, even without a Brooks saddle...........

https://austin.craigslist.org/bik/d/...261992149.html

PUREFIX - $195 (AUSTIN)



EXCELLENT CON.
$195

Funny, don't think that's either a fixie or even a bike made by Pure Cycle???
I clicked on the link and was really hoping for more pictures of the bike. Kind of hard to see with that girl standing in the way.
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Old 01-21-21, 04:31 PM
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New Schwinn misspelling dropped. They even double down in the description!

Schinn - $40 (Glendale, AZ)

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Old 01-21-21, 06:29 PM
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The rare triple n!
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A Motobecane with "interesting" chainring fitting and headset: -

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Old 01-24-21, 10:16 AM
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Not sure if this is "wacky" or a positive testament to the human spirit.
If a human can think that this is worth restoring to ride, maybe we will survive Covid
The idea that this is in fair condition and just "needs at least one cable" passes all understanding.

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Listed 22 weeks ago in Stoneboro, PA
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Used needs at least one cable.

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Old 01-24-21, 10:46 AM
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$25
Maybe if they pay someone the $25 to take it away...
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Old 01-24-21, 01:19 PM
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Struck An Iceberg?

Bike

Posted about an hour ago



"German made commuter bike really good shape $150

bicycle frame material: other/unknown

bicycle type: other
frame size: 0
wheel size: 26 in"

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Old 01-24-21, 02:25 PM
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Originally Posted by machinist42

Bike

Posted about an hour ago



"German made commuter bike really good shape $150

bicycle frame material: other/unknown

bicycle type: other
frame size: 0
wheel size: 26 in"

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The jokes write themselves!
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Old 01-24-21, 02:25 PM
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Thevenet Peugeot

edit- The bent fork was so conspicuous that at first I didn't even notice the 26" rear wheel and brake that wouldn't reach it!

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Old 01-24-21, 04:45 PM
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$150......... No mention of the DIY carve job!

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Old 01-24-21, 10:34 PM
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Great air flow so it goes faster plus weighs less!
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Old 01-25-21, 07:07 AM
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I see drop bars flipped up into DUI configuration all the time. I see mtb bar ends rotated to sad 90 degree goalposts, but I've never seen cruiser bars flopped into Texas longhorn pursuit bar position. Introducing the world's heaviest time trial bike!

3 Vintage bike bicycle old antique - $50 (Golden, CO)


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Originally Posted by Clang
I see drop bars flipped up into DUI configuration all the time. I see mtb bar ends rotated to sad 90 degree goalposts, but I've never seen cruiser bars flopped into Texas longhorn pursuit bar position. Introducing the world's heaviest time trial bike!

3 Vintage bike bicycle old antique - $50 (Golden, CO)


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I'm no Huffy connoisseur, but the graphics seem about 15 years shy of 'vintage'.

Also, "World's heaviest time trial bike" seems like the kind of record i can get behind!
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Old 01-25-21, 09:26 AM
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Originally Posted by Clang
I see drop bars flipped up into DUI configuration all the time. I see mtb bar ends rotated to sad 90 degree goalposts, but I've never seen cruiser bars flopped into Texas longhorn pursuit bar position. Introducing the world's heaviest time trial bike!

3 Vintage bike bicycle old antique - $50 (Golden, CO)


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It's for jousting!
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Old 01-25-21, 11:43 AM
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Originally Posted by Charliekeet
It's for jousting!
I think that your friend gets a red blanket or table cloth and you get on the bike and try to run him down in a dirt lot.
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Old 01-26-21, 06:48 AM
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Vintage handlebar - eBay.fr


I have to appreciate that someone went through the effort to make these once. But they do not look safe.
To be fair, the seller does say they feel solid but should only be used for decorative purposes only.


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Vintage handlebar - eBay.fr


I have to appreciate that someone went through the effort to make these once. But they do not look safe.
To be fair, the seller does say they feel solid but should only be used for decorative purposes only.


Good concept- companies make that out of carbon fiber now and sell it for a lot of dough!
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Vintage handlebar - eBay.fr


I have to appreciate that someone went through the effort to make these once. But they do not look safe.
To be fair, the seller does say they feel solid but should only be used for decorative purposes only.


There's an idea for the old TV Aerial!
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Should I put this one in the valuations forum instead?

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