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Old 03-31-21, 12:59 PM
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1980’s Peugeot Champion on Kijiji

1980’s Peugeot Champion
does anybody remember this bike in the ‘80s costing this much?
I don’t. Back then for $1200 CDN I can get a Dura-Ace racing bike.
Granted, it is a nice bike but that buyer did not pay over $1,000 but to state that someone paid over $2,500 is not accurate.
Any other opinions?

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Left side of Peugeot Champion.

Detail of frame sticker and shifters

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Old 03-31-21, 07:02 PM
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Thigh Master Mutation? Easily Restorable To What?

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A J.C. Penny's 10-speed Racer Bike from the 1960's/70's; has all parts; needs new tires. easily restorable. $75."

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Originally Posted by machinist42
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"In the process of selling a massive number of items in garage, under lean-to, in garden area, metal building, etc. to prepare for a move from this family home-place for past 64 years...
A J.C. Penny's 10-speed Racer Bike from the 1960's/70's; has all parts; needs new tires. easily restorable. $75."

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It does have a real carbon disc wheel near the front wheel...just needs an axle though.
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Originally Posted by xiaoman1
It does have a real carbon disc wheel near the front wheel...just needs an axle though.
Best, Ben
And it's flat-proof.
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Originally Posted by hazetguy
Please keep your meat to yourself. thanks.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Campagnolo-Meat-Pulling-Out-Brake-Rear-Colnago-Unknown-Details-Vintage-Dura-Ace/174713850044

Campagnolo Meat Pulling Out Brake Rear Colnago Unknown Details Vintage Dura Ace



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Campagnolo Meat,
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Rear Colnago Unknown.
Details,
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Haiku? Or a poor translation of "pantographed"?
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Originally Posted by James1964
Haiku? Or a poor translation of "pantographed"?
Pantograph is what you get when you shove your camera down your pants, right?
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Originally Posted by bulgie
Pantograph is what you get when you shove your camera down your pants, right?
I think that's a pricture...
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Old 04-02-21, 09:00 AM
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What's on the back of this bike? Electrical tape? If so, why?

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Vintage Schwinn Varsity Road bike - $125 (Tampa)

700 cc tires/27 inch frame - large for tall rider
All original (exception tires and nicer seat)
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What's on the back of this bike? Electrical tape? If so, why?
Because steel conducts electricity!
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Originally Posted by capt_velo
Because steel conducts electricity!
I like that. It was common to wrap your bike chain around the seatpost. Guessing it's to hide the rust.
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Typical NC LBS

I work on bikes and sales them too fix them up I got 180,of them I piant them to got air 25 parent
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What could possibly go wrong?

SPECIALIZED ROUBAIX COMP ELECTRIC BIKE FULL CARBON ULTEGRA 53cm - $1,300 (Glendale)

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© craigslist - Map data © OpenStreetMapbicycle frame material: carbon fiber
bicycle type: road
condition: excellent
electric assist: throttle
frame size: 54 medium
make / manufacturer: Specialized
model name / number: Roubaix Comp
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Making room for a new build. Selling my Specialized Roubaix Comp full carbon road bike. Built with 500w front hub motor, 12.6 ah battery. Used about 30 miles. Comes with original Shimano front wheel also. I used 2 torque arms on the front dropout. Very important on carbon forks. Great bike. Lots of fun. Goes 28 mph. ULTEGRA components. Price is going to be firm. Please text with any questions.
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Old 04-02-21, 08:23 PM
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^ "Price is going to be firm." Suggests price is not firm right now, so make your offers before it's too late.
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Old 04-03-21, 06:33 AM
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What could possibly go wrong?

SPECIALIZED ROUBAIX COMP ELECTRIC BIKE FULL CARBON ULTEGRA 53cm - $1,300 (Glendale)

I tried to think of a clever analogy for an e-conversion on a full carbon bike, but the concept is too inane.
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Originally Posted by Moe Zhoost
I tried to think of a clever analogy for an e-conversion on a full carbon bike, but the concept is too inane.
Gotta say, the hose clamp on that carpet fiber fork gives me the heebie jeebies.
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So much for the Queen’s English. Thanks texting culture.
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I can't decide if this is cute or possibly the start of something that will end like a short story by Stephen King.

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I can't decide if this is cute or possibly the start of something that will end like a short story by Stephen King.

I want to take a crack at giving that the "Steven King" treatment...
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Originally Posted by Headpost
I can't decide if this is cute or possibly the start of something that will end like a short story by Stephen King.

"One early summer day, not long after my 12th birthday, I took my new 'copper tone' Stingray Krate down Caesar's Lane on my way to the railroad tracks that still run along the Hudson on their way to the south and under the hill the Academy sits on. The hopper cars were usually full of crushed rock from the quarries to the south, and were perfect for squashing pennies into oblong, curled wafers. Ya see, flattened pennies were worth much more than a regular penny, since you could trade one of them for a pack of Big Red, or Juicy Fruit, which cost a nickel. There were only an handful of kids who'd squash the pennies, and a school full of kids eager to have one of their own. Ma said the gum would rot my teeth and we couldn't afford the dentist, so trading was the only way I could get the stuff. The tracks were on the other side of US 9, which was a busy highway before the Interstates were built, and just past the trailer park where the drunks and outcasts lived. I wasn't chicken, so I was going to get in on that train penny racket. I had just got my bike as a Christmas present. Ma said Pa had saved for it since my grades were good and I was helping Ma out so he could work extra shifts, and it was the first nice day to go for a ride.
I rode out of the apartment complex entrance and down the hill to the highway, and to the tracks on the other side. I rolled up the the edge of the highway, pushed the suicide shifter all the way forward, and looked for my break in the traffic. I saw my chance, and mashed those pedals with all the might my legs could manage to get to the lot on the other side of the highway, and the footpath that led to the trailer park and the tracks behind them. I rolled down the footpath through the trees and arrived at the tracks, and every thought I had about getting a summer's supply of chewing gum vanished from my mind. On the rocky ballast next to the tracks was a body, unmistakably mangled by a passing train. I went for a closer look and saw that the train's heavy wheels had mangled the corpse badly. I knew an opportunity when I saw it, though, so I looked for a small piece I could show off as proof to my buddies. I settled on a tattooed finger. I didn't want to bring the piece into the apartment where Ma could find it, so I hid the finger under the seat in the open end of the seatpost where it fit perfectly. I took stick and dug a shallow pit a little way from the ballast to hide a few other choice parts in, then dragged the wetter pieces closer to the river. I was going to have favors from Chuck, Bobby, and Joey for life by just letting them look at the bones!

I had my plan in place. I just needed to come back another time with a sack to move the other pieces with, probably after dark. Unfortunately for me, while trying to get back across US 9, I misjudged a semi's speed, and it hit me dead on. I know, it doesn't make sense. If I was squashed by a semi, how am I telling you about it? Well, hear me out: just before I felt the grill of that Mack touch my cheek and the sound of screaming tires stopped, I wished that I could be back home. It was dark and quiet for a second, and then two. Then another two. When I opened my eyes, half expecting to see fiery pits and Old Scratch himself, I saw instead the ceiling of my room. I was in my bed, and I didn't have a scratch on me. My bike was in the storage area, where I usually kept it, in perfect condition.

That summer saw the worst measles outbreak in a generation that affected most of the upstate area. Ma wouldn't let me out, and told me that Bobby Maddox had gone to the hospital and died because of the measles. I was afraid to ride the bike after that anyway, and convinced myself that I dreamt it all. I wasn't long before I became distracted by girls that suddenly started to look different than they used to and I began pursuing my other interests with vigor.

Anyway, I just buried Ma, still in New Windsor, and visited a few spots I remember from my youth. Most places were really different, but the spot where I hid some of the body was just like I remembered or rather, thought I dreamed it looked like. I realized that I hadn't been dreaming; I was supposed to die on US 9 that day. I think the bike and the finger had something to do with it, and I have a few more wishes I'd like to make."
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Wow. Now I can tell my grandkids, "I was there when BikeForums.net fan-fiction first began..."

I really enjoyed that, actually. "I settled on a tattooed finger."

If the CL ad had that story in it, somebody would probably buy the guy a copper-tone Stingray Krate
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"It was a dark and stormy night..."
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53cm Univega Gran Sprint Road Bike For Sale - $350 (Mechanicsville)



bicycle frame material: steel
bicycle type: road
frame size: 53cm
wheel size: 700C
I have a 53cm Univega Gran Sprint road bike for sale. This bike has Shimano 600, RSX , Chromolly Triple Butted Frame, Frame Tubes, Chromolly stays, Mangalight Fork. This nike has 700c wheels, Gator skin Tires, Shimano 600 brakes. This bike has been serviced and detailed and is ready to ride. This bike has quick release wheels, down tube shifters. This bike has been serviced and detailed and is ready to ride. If interested please contact me.
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