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Old 12-24-21, 08:15 AM
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Does anyone remember these? I knew Trek sold a lower end Jazz line, something like Univega's Sterlings, but I never realized they had one cheap enough for a Ashtabula crank. https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...2652043541235/

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"straight and good"? "Hubs spin good and rear cassette spins very well"?
Where were they stored? On the Titanic?


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Originally Posted by sheddle View Post
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.

Pretty standard deal from Bike Works sales, most of their customers are flipping. I'm not sure why this bike is a buyer beware. It's in great shape, the guy that bought it from Bike Works is a regular customer, and good standing fellow.

I think he also bought an all chrome Redline BMX that's also freshly posted on Craigslist.
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This showed up in the local ads yesterday listed as a "Colnago super 1970 rare" with a asking price of $2490,

It's clearly a Torpado, but a quite pretty one if I'm being honest. I think it's a Professional but I'm no expert on these. I've reached out to the seller to see if it's an honest mistake or something....

https://classifieds.ksl.com/listing/66380901





From the text of the ad, the price, and the new account I guessing it's not an honest mistake.
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Old 12-24-21, 02:18 PM
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This Raleigh International ain't worth $995 after restoration. (Forgot how to post pics)

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Used Royce Union for 1k!? https://www.bikeexchange.com/a/road-...t_id=118409549


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Old 12-24-21, 03:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Homebrew01 View Post
This Raleigh International ain't worth $995 after restoration. (Forgot how to post pics)

https://newyork.craigslist.org/fct/b...424668784.html



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Old 12-24-21, 07:01 PM
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Originally Posted by jamesdak View Post
This showed up in the local ads yesterday listed as a "Colnago super 1970 rare" with a asking price of $2490,

It's clearly a Torpado, but a quite pretty one if I'm being honest. I think it's a Professional but I'm no expert on these. I've reached out to the seller to see if it's an honest mistake or something....

https://classifieds.ksl.com/listing/66380901





From the text of the ad, the price, and the new account I guessing it's not an honest mistake.
Been texting the seller, appears to be an honest mistake. They are wondering true value so they can list it properly.
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That fender seems to be bass-ackward, but otherwise the bike is cool. And the seller writes that he's even willing to take more than the asking price.
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Originally Posted by sheddle View Post
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.

Originally Posted by Mr. 66 View Post
Pretty standard deal from Bike Works sales, most of their customers are flipping. I'm not sure why this bike is a buyer beware. It's in great shape, the guy that bought it from Bike Works is a regular customer, and good standing fellow.

I think he also bought an all chrome Redline BMX that's also freshly posted on Craigslist.
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He bought it from a co-op. Yeah, I have a problem with that. It's there to support the community, not scumbag flippers that add zero value.

"Good standing fellow"? It appears he added zero value. And his pics suck ass.

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Old 12-27-21, 04:38 PM
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And the seller writes that he's even willing to take more than the asking price.
Brilliant!
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Old 12-28-21, 09:50 AM
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Originally Posted by SurferRosa View Post
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He bought it from a co-op. Yeah, I have a problem with that. It's there to support the community, not scumbag flippers that add zero value.

"Good standing fellow"? It appears he added zero value. And his pics suck ass.
I get it to an extent, but the other co-op I know of in the area sells bikes at roughly market value, and unless they're so hard-pressed that they need closeout prices to clear inventory, I do think co-ops should at least try to sell around there, especially if they're putting in the (usually unpaid) work to restore them to ridable condition. If they're selling bikes to benefit the community, there's something to be said for making sure the buyers are paying a fair price.


If the prices are low enough that they have a reputation as being the shop you buy for to flip bikes, that's a problem in itself.
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A new way to sell a seized seatpost. Apparently it gets really, really cold in NYC this time of year and one steel gets cold in New York, it stays cold!
Nice enough bike anyway

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Retro Bridgestone Bicycle - $225 (Williamsburg)

Sad to sell, love this bike.

Great cruiser/commuter.

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Killer Bike - $150 (Clemmons)

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"Vintage male bike frame with sawmill blades for wheels. I used it for wall and yard art. Really kool.

Contact Roy 336-406-1718

bicycle frame material: steel

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

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"This bike is very rare .......
"Upgraded wheels (to the very same Mavic Cosmos wheelset it came with ) and tires (for $1350 you'd hope there'd be fres-ish rubber at the very least)
www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3142846906037737/

Nice 631 frameset, but folks are done with the covid pricing & this thing retailed for $1300 21 years ago #facepalm
Gonna wager this poor guy's gonna be waiting a long, long time before someone even offers half his asking price.

And for f%ck sake, would $20 worth of fresh bartape kill you?

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Originally Posted by SurferRosa View Post
He bought it from a co-op. Yeah, I have a problem with that. It's there to support the community, not scumbag flippers that add zero value.
"Good standing fellow"? It appears he added zero value. And his pics suck ass.
As a Bike Works patron and volunteer, $175 for a Veloce-equipped Bianchi in good shape is a bit low from them. That's usually a $250-300 buy. They do like to move the metal, so perhaps the seller (ad not up anymore) bought multiples. Mr. 66 will have to tell me who he thinks/knows it is as I am drawing a blank. I have a few "flip" projects from them, and by flip I mean fully disassembling, renovating, and replacing old and tired components with new, properly-working ones to keep an old cool bike on the road, and "paying myself" maybe/hopefully, a dollar or so (per hour) for my labor on top of the monetary investment in the bike and componentry. I am an extremely successful flipper....
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Was just a little too big for me . . .


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The seller says, "Don't know much about it but I'm pricing mine way cheap".

I had one when I was about 13 or 14. It was probably less than $30 new then and not worth half that now. But the thing that is really bad about it is, someone in a since deleted comment said it was worth every bit of that or more. I assume the commenter was being a turd or they know even less than the seller. I think posts like this are why we see so many overpriced bikes listed so many places. People dig these out of dad's old shed and think they are all rare and worth a pretty penny.

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Don't know if the seller was trying to spell "exotic" or "Eroica" but either way, got it very wrong.
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/bop...426826481.html
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Don't know if the seller was trying to spell "exotic" or "Eroica" but either way, got it very wrong.
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/bop...426826481.html
Maybe they meant peddles...
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Originally Posted by philpeugeot View Post
Don't know if the seller was trying to spell "exotic" or "Eroica" but either way, got it very wrong.
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/bop...426826481.html
Depends on how much you like aluminum...or Phil.
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Some clarity would be nice, in the photos and the text and the pricing.
"I have three 10 speed racing bikes they all work like the day I bought them made from lite aluminum pick up with one finger one bike we paid close to 3000 dollars for the other two we have we also paid 1500 and around 800 for the last one this is a steal need money"

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Man, no pics!. I was really wanting to see this beast.

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Killer Bike - $150 (Clemmons)

Posted 2021-12-29 20:40

"Vintage male bike frame with sawmill blades for wheels. I used it for wall and yard art. Really kool.

Contact Roy 336-406-1718

bicycle frame material: steel

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

https://winstonsalem.craigslist.org/...426495717.html
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Regarding the Rockhopper, I’m 6’-6” and always wondered if a longer seat post might be of some benefit.
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I don't know what the market value is for a bent framed Schwinn Fastback, but I have a hunch that it is not $900.

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