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Old 09-12-21, 02:23 PM
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The undone headset lock nut and discoloration on the stem makes me wonder if the stem is frozen. 😬
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Bacycle? Grant? Tourism? $750?!?

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Bacycle Peugeot Grant tourism men's - $750 (Chesterfield)



bicycle frame material: other/unknown
bicycle type: othercondition: good
electric assist: other
frame size: 0
handlebar type: other/unknown
make / manufacturer: Peugeot
suspension: other/unknown
wheel size: other/unknown
Peugeot 1900 Grant tourism, men's bicycle- 7 speed, used , good condition everything work ok.
Asking price $750.00 ..OBO .
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Large! The word means nothing anymore: 63cm, 61cm, 58cm, 56cm...

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1972 campagnolo windsor professional bicycle


1972 modified Windsor Pro bicycle
Windsor Professional
Seen his bike in person and found that the pics didn't show or described the extent of issues.
Worst of all, the seat post is stuck. Before I left, I loosened the rusted binding bolt and found that the seat post is SEIZED.
I got the feeling that the owner didn't believe me. I tried my best to rotate it and it wouldn't budge while the owner was right there.
I did tightened the bolt (not too tight due to incase I strip it) and the owner was concerned that someone will get on it and it will move.
Needs a ton of work and not worth $600. Nice seat though.
Oh yeah, wheels need to be rebuilt. Rims are warped and most of the spokes are rusted.
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There's wacky ads and laughable ones but this one takes the "you're full of S***" title.



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Cry Havoc!

customized vintage Schwinn Le Tour 10 speed - $399 (NW Raleigh)

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"Available Now. When would you like to see it and take a test ride?

Beautiful bike-boom era road bike.
Lighter weight "Schwinn Approved" model made in Japan, 1974-75.
Experience how nice a vintage bike can be after a full service detailing.
Every piece of it has been cleaned and polished, lubricated, and tuned up.
Size for riders ~5'8" to 6' height (top bar stand over is 31").
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21 inch lugged steel frame & chrome fork
Original chrome headset and Schwinn stem

--Rebuilt with a mix of new and vintage French and Japanese components--
new Specialized Roadsport tires + new inner tubes
new KMC Z6 chain (for pre-index systems)
new steel crankset, 40/52t, 170 mm (period correct design)
new stainless steel shifter cables
new bar wrap in White Carbon by Deda Elementi
vintage Saminox chrome rims with Normandy hubs, Made in France
vintage Atom freewheel 14-32t (nice low gearing), Made in France
vintage SR Road Champion handlebars
vintage Suntour Power Ratchet stem shifters
vintage Suntour VGT rear derailleur
vintage Weinmann center pull brakes
chrome seat post
* basic saddle and pedals - may vary by time of sale
kickstand by Greenfield USA, refinished in Glossy Black by Rustoleum

Notes:
Bridgestone and Panasonic made the 1974-75 import models for Schwinn (ref: "The Dancing Chain", by Frank Berto, 4th Edition, p. 240). It weighs ~31 pounds versus the Chicago models 35-38 pounds (ref: Schwinn catalog, 1974). There is no serial number as the imported models did not always have them at that time.

Thanks for looking.bicycle frame material: steel
bicycle type: road
brake type: caliper
condition: excellent
frame size: Large (57 cm)
handlebar type: drop
make / manufacturer: SCHWINN
model name / number: Le Tour
serial number: -none-
wheel size: 27 in

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Buy a Brooks Team Professional saddle for $105 and get a free Dutch bike.

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Old 09-21-21, 01:27 PM
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Where's the problem

Just found this on Kijiji...
Can you spot the issue?
Bottecchia


problem with bike
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I think the handlebars are not on, so the brake cable is just draped there
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Old 09-21-21, 03:50 PM
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Originally Posted by thumpism
Bacycle? Grant? Tourism? $750?!?

https://richmond.craigslist.org/bik/...379235234.html

Bacycle Peugeot Grant tourism men's - $750 (Chesterfield)



bicycle frame material: other/unknown
bicycle type: othercondition: good
electric assist: other
frame size: 0
handlebar type: other/unknown
make / manufacturer: Peugeot
suspension: other/unknown
wheel size: other/unknown
Peugeot 1900 Grant tourism, men's bicycle- 7 speed, used , good condition everything work ok.
Asking price $750.00 ..OBO .
I would love that as a beater if the price wasn't ********. Something to take to the library with those baskets or shopping at the stores on the trailer trash side of town.
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Old 09-21-21, 06:18 PM
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Rolled a little too fast...

Found on my local FB marketplace. "Excellent shape"....that fork and headset don't look like a straight line...

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Old 09-22-21, 05:21 PM
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Truth In Advertising, Eyegore Edition

Dr. Frankenstein's Trail Bike - $25 (Charleston, West Ashley)

Posted 2021-09-22 17:47









"The good doctor Frankenstein was fond of putting things together from spare parts. This is how this odd trail bike came to be. I had a really cheap one that was falling apart, and I decided to fix it up.
I have been pulling bikes apart, fixing them, and putting them back together since I was 16 years old; it was just a question of getting the parts.
But these days a new derailleur costs as much as a brand new bike did in the 70's. I discovered, though that the resale shops are full of old bikes, and I ended up pulling parts off 4 or 5 such bikes to create the hybrid you see in the pictures. I never did use any parts off the original bike, except for two reflectors.
The result was this rugged, custom 10-speed trail or street machine.
The seat and handlebars adjust without tools. The handlebars (and the position of the brake-levers) can be adjusted so the bike will carry you comfortably off the road or around the neighborhood with the kids. There are lots of places to put your hands while you ride, so it's easy on the back.
It's a 24" bike, so if you're tall this may not be the bike for you. The seat post can be extended way up to fit a tall person, but that's not safe off the road.
Tires are in good shape and can definitely handle any trail you'll find around here.

bicycle frame material: steel

bicycle type: gravel
brake type: cantilever
condition: good
electric assist: none
frame size: 24"
handlebar type: flat
make / manufacturer: Schwinn, Murray, etc., etc.
model name / number: Custom
serial number: Custom
suspension: none (rigid)
wheel size: 24 in"

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Old 09-23-21, 01:13 PM
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Some wacky rear brake cable routing going on here. Seller's take on aero routing?

Viscount road bike for sale - $120 (Broadmoor Village/Daly City)

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Nah, they just don't have a cable housing cutter.
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Originally Posted by himespau
Nah, they just don't have a cable housing cutter.
...or guides?

"I call it 'constrictor routing!'" My face must have betrayed my chagrin, because a offended look darkened the sellers face. "You think it's dumb, don't you," he accused.
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Usually new bike names focus on different interpretations of "Schwinn" so always nice to get a new entry.

I've seen "Motor Beacon" for Motobecane before but now....

https://richmond.craigslist.org/bik/...384684833.html

MOTOR PECAN, FRENCH 10 SPEED - $75 (Richmond)

HELLO,.... I HAVE AN OLDER MEN'S MOTOR PECAN, FRENCH 10-SPEED BICYCLE, IN DECENT CONDITION FOR THE AGE... HASN'T BEEN RIDDEN IN A WHILE BUT IS COMPLETE, WOULDN'T TAKE MUCH TO BE ON THE ROAD,.. OLD CLASSIC BIKE, TOP OF THE LINE AND IT'S DAY, IS NOW A COLLECTOR'S ITEM, WILL BE OF MORE VALUE, $75 CASH, PLEASE CALL show contact info
, IF NO ANSWER PLEASE TEXT ME WITH THE REASON THAT YOU ARE CALLING , AND I WILL CALL YOU BACK , THANK YOU HAVE A NICE DAY
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Originally Posted by WGB
Usually new bike names focus on different interpretations of "Schwinn" so always nice to get a new entry.

I've seen "Motor Beacon" for Motobecane before but now....

https://richmond.craigslist.org/bik/...384684833.html

MOTOR PECAN, FRENCH 10 SPEED - $75 (Richmond)

That's nuts.
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my guess, 'MOTOR PECAN' is the result of speech-to-text. Possibly old-school, i.e. '<ring ring>hey babe, I wanna finish up this ad to sell that bike, what's the name of it again, can you read it to me? OK got it'
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Originally Posted by himespau
Nah, they just don't have a cable housing cutter.
Originally Posted by Unca_Sam
...or guides?

"I call it 'constrictor routing!'" My face must have betrayed my chagrin, because a offended look darkened the sellers face. "You think it's dumb, don't you," he accused.
Or brake pads?
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Originally Posted by th3realmckay
Or brake pads?
Anti-Stop Brakes
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I have seen a listing on facebook for quite a while for a "Vintage Italian made Motobecane" and in the 10 photos, they clearly focused on the label with the name as well as the MADE IN FRANCE sticker on both sides of the frame in two different images .
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What's wrong with this picture?

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Originally Posted by thumpism
What's wrong with this picture?
More like, "What isn't wrong with this picture."
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What's wrong with this picture?
seat's too high.
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