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Old 12-12-21, 01:09 PM
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Originally Posted by thumpism
Bargain Bianchi. "$1,365 (or, REASONABLE offer)" Bear in mind that this price is marked down from $2100, and I get the impression that whatever you might offer will not be considered reasonable.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...75897182739262

That's like 3 miles from where I used to live. It is a cool unusual bike but I am not sure it is $1300 worth of cool.
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Old 12-12-21, 06:36 PM
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Particularly amusing as it's possible to get one of these famesets new for $700usd.

dinged 2020 Kona Rove frameset $1,168.99
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DIAMONDBACK CUSTOM 3 WHEEL BIKE - $175 (redwood city)

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Old 12-14-21, 04:52 PM
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Seller at least got the bike names right...
Please note it's a 44 inch frame and wheels are 28 inch

Actually a really nice condition Royal albeit over priced with a nice Cannondale bar bag. If you could get it for less it'd be a good bike though judging from dust I'd say full rebuild/regrease.....

​​​​​​https://stlouis.craigslist.org/bik/d...420722723.html

​​​​​Bicycle-Fuji Royal - $200 (St. Peter’s)

Silver metallic, with cynella drop bars, wyndum concave rims, vetta training stand encluded.



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Old 12-15-21, 12:25 PM
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I haven't posted here in quite a while, but the photography in this eBay ad is just stunning (not to mention the apparent "quality" of the parts):

https://www.ebay.com/itm/194616313358

Here are a couple examples. First there's rusty:



Then there's blurry and rusty:

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Old 12-18-21, 10:44 AM
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$699 price seems reasonable...........

​​​​​​https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/...422161900.html

Vintage Trek 700 & Campagnolo road bike - $699 (Orange)

This bike is a barn find survivor, I'm guessing from the head badge design late 70's to early 80's.
The frame is 24 inch, possibly a burgundy color, with campy dropouts, no cracks, breaks or repairs visible, I'm sure the paint will come back with correct cleaning.
Campy parts; F&R brakes, Brake levers, Shifters, F&R derailleurs, F&R wheel hubs, Headset. Which is all still legible.
Cinelli handlebars & neck.
No visible name on the rims, unless it's under all the dust, the spokes appear to be SS.
I hope to find the missing parts, as of right now it's as is, what you see. This bike is a rainy day project, basically untouched for years. Please text/call anytime

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Old 12-18-21, 07:20 PM
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^^^^^ Bonus wacky points for the vertical full-bike shot, seriously missing the mark on the bike's age, and for calling the Cinelli stem "neck".
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Old 12-20-21, 08:06 AM
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Originally Posted by billnuke1
The seller doesn’t really gain anything or return investing elbow grease and energy. New owner may actually enjoy the whole brought back from this condition to rideable part. If not they enjoyed the process of cleaning the bikes. They will look at the finished product and enjoy the feeling of accomplishment; remembering where it started from…as the seller it is just a chore…diminishing returns and all…I’ve had sellers hurriedly run an old towel over a paint job with a beautiful protective layer of dust and totally dull the paint!
My favorite situation is when the seller takes a bike stored for decades and rides it like they rode it decades ago! Balls and races in the bottom brackets and the hubs get scored or worse!
It's funny, I have a friend who sells bikes and states that he doesn't care if it's dirty due to them getting "beat up" on the sale but in-turn, complain when he buys a dirty bike!
I can't feel good to sell a bike like that, I've sold bikes for friends and clean it knowing it's going to bring more value and some people get more excited if it's what they are looking for!
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Old 12-20-21, 03:02 PM
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Originally Posted by WGB
$699 price seems reasonable...........

​​​​​​https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/...422161900.html

Vintage Trek 700 & Campagnolo road bike - $699 (Orange)

This bike is a barn find survivor, I'm guessing from the head badge design late 70's to early 80's.
The frame is 24 inch, possibly a burgundy color, with campy dropouts, no cracks, breaks or repairs visible, I'm sure the paint will come back with correct cleaning.
Campy parts; F&R brakes, Brake levers, Shifters, F&R derailleurs, F&R wheel hubs, Headset. Which is all still legible.
Cinelli handlebars & neck.
No visible name on the rims, unless it's under all the dust, the spokes appear to be SS.
I hope to find the missing parts, as of right now it's as is, what you see. This bike is a rainy day project, basically untouched for years. Please text/call anytime

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in this listing they have it a one k:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/25528827152...bins-6&mkevt=1


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Old 12-20-21, 04:07 PM
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in this listing they have it a one k:

Ok, now the U.N. has to get involved. That price meets the definition of a crime against humanity.
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Old 12-20-21, 08:42 PM
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Old 12-21-21, 11:23 AM
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I dunno man, I think I'd blame the guy who let a nice aluminum Bianchi with a Veloce drivetrain go at $150 and not the reseller here.

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Looks Good and will keep you warm "after ritual " burning.
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Old 12-22-21, 08:28 AM
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Originally Posted by xiaoman1

Looks Good and will keep you warm "after ritual " burning.
I mean, it *does* look like an inverted cross
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Old 12-22-21, 09:31 AM
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Looks Good and will keep you warm "after ritual " burning.
HEH! I'd maybe be down for that trade, depending on negotiations. It'd save me from building one of my own. I wonder if the disconnect is that you saw "trainer" and thought it was some wooden turbo. It's meant to train balance for a manual. Usually there's a loop out strap for when you start so you don't fall backwards while learning.
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Cracked Cinelli Frame

Here is a cracked Cinelli frame that should sell for $3,000 but for you...$850!!!


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I've started a new job recently on a uni campus, so I've been looking for a cheap bike as a commuter.

What's the opinion of the room on this one? The forks look like they've been bent back to me. I've asked the seller a question, and requested photos of the front end of the frame but no response yet.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Lovely-El...710-127635-295
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I was looking at this Serotta. What the heck is up with $352.79 for shipping and why would you not include a drive side pic for a bike like this?

https://www.ebay.com/itm/37383491930...UAAOSwfUBhwtSI

$352.79 Standard Shipping | See details
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Old 12-23-21, 06:49 AM
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Originally Posted by xiaoman1
Maybe the trader/seller is in the midst of trading up from a paper clip to a house.
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Old 12-23-21, 08:12 AM
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​​​​​​I was looking at this Serotta. What the heck is up with $352.79 for shipping?

You will get sellers who just don't want to ship and so they will only ship if you'll pay through the nose. Having said that, you will see sellers who will not allow local pickup and those sellers are banking on buyer seeing a nice price on a nice bike and not looking at shipping cost and getting stuck with the fee.
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Originally Posted by ExPatTyke
I've started a new job recently on a uni campus, so I've been looking for a cheap bike as a commuter.

What's the opinion of the room on this one? The forks look like they've been bent back to me. I've asked the seller a question, and requested photos of the front end of the frame but no response yet.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Lovely-El...710-127635-295
fork looks fine to me, and there's plenty of clearance between the front tire (excuse me, TYRE) and the downtube. Seller is right, the Brooks alone is worth more than 30 quid, and it's a decent new rack. Buy the bike, try it out, and if it doesn't suit you, put a cheap seat on it, and sell it on for 20 quid, and you'll be ahead
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Originally Posted by Lazyass
I was looking at this Serotta. What the heck is up with $352.79 for shipping and why would you not include a drive side pic for a bike like this?

https://www.ebay.com/itm/37383491930...UAAOSwfUBhwtSI

$352.79 Standard Shipping | See details
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Seller can most likely ship for 150.00, adding a couple C notes to the sales price.
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Old 12-23-21, 11:19 AM
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Tall Fuji S-12S 18-speed is okay and fairly cheap ($150 in NY), but someone added drum or band brakes and replaced the stock fork with some lameass cheapo.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...01906384130247

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