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Old 07-09-22, 08:10 AM
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Ranting like a crazy person is a red flag for me.
The same can also be applied to some "buyers".
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Old 07-09-22, 01:36 PM
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When selling, choose your main photo carefully. This seller choose the slightly rusted wheel.....
Please note: This is another bike by the "Schwann" company

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​​​​​​Schwann Sprint vintage road bike
$45 · In stock

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Old 07-12-22, 08:38 AM
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I always wonder with these ads:

Is there criminal intent to scam or just a complete incomprehension of what constitutes garbage?

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...69167443213423

​​​​​​Vintage Shogun Bicycle
$65$100
Listed a week ago in Buffalo, NY
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    Used – fair
Vintage bike. tires and brakes in very good condition, but definitely needs a good cleaning.

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Originally Posted by WGB
I always wonder with these ads:

Is there criminal intent to scam or just a complete incomprehension of what constitutes garbage?

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...69167443213423

​​​​​​Vintage Shogun Bicycle
$65$100
Listed a week ago in Buffalo, NY
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    Used – fair
Vintage bike. tires and brakes in very good condition, but definitely needs a good cleaning.

Probably a little bit of everything. Not the brightest crayon in the box.
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Old 07-12-22, 06:33 PM
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Is there criminal intent to scam or just a complete incomprehension of what constitutes garbage?
Hanlon's Razor, a good rule for politics, and online classifieds.
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Old 07-13-22, 08:30 AM
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Extreme Ape Hanger handlebars - $45 (Beaver Dam)


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Classic bike... maybe overpriced? Lol

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/b...04252920.html#



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Old 07-15-22, 07:35 AM
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Originally Posted by Mr. 66
Classic bike... maybe overpriced? Lol

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/b...04252920.html#


I've heard of someone being referred to as the "town bike" before (everyone gets a ride), but I'm guessing this is more of a wrong photos chosen here than an advertisement of services?
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Old 07-15-22, 08:03 AM
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Originally Posted by himespau
I've heard of someone being referred to as the "town bike" before (everyone gets a ride), but I'm guessing this is more of a wrong photos chosen here than an advertisement of services?
Three wrong photos?
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Old 07-15-22, 01:20 PM
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Shimoto!

This isn't Craigslist, but it's the local equivalent. People don't really use Craigslist much in Utah. In any case, I present a 21 speed with Shimoto gears. This is the one and only photo provided, no details except it's "good" and "not road alot". Seems a bargain at only $600.
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Originally Posted by thumpism
Wonder if he'd sell me just the Pletscher for $500?
If I had known it was worth $500, I'd have sold you the Pletscher off the Lambert I co-op'd.
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Old 07-16-22, 07:03 AM
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Originally Posted by tgot
If I had known it was worth $500, I'd have sold you the Pletscher off the Lambert I co-op'd.
A Pletscher itself is not worth that, but for a bike priced at that level the rack alone is proportionally less.
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Old 07-17-22, 02:01 PM
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Originally Posted by cb400bill
I think someone stole the bike before he could even take a pic of it. Either that or it's a top secret government bike cloaking device.
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Old 07-17-22, 02:06 PM
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The dude picks up dog poo for income. I understand his high hopes for selling that bike for $500
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Old 07-18-22, 10:32 AM
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Truth in advertising.

Not wacky, just refreshing......... but I expect to see it in a few days listed by somebody else as a rare racing bike for $100 LOL.

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https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...d-970761da75cf - $500

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Originally Posted by Mr. 66
Classic bike... maybe overpriced? Lol

https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/b...04252920.html#


If not overpriced, probably high maintenance.....
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Originally Posted by madpogue
If not overpriced, probably high maintenance.....
It has 24" wheels, maybe it's for juniors
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Old 07-22-22, 09:12 PM
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very rare! 4 speed "hub and gear"
Nice to see seller is taking offers.....
​​​​​​https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...77858390498890

4 speed vintage road bike rear hub and gear
$111
Listed 21 hours ago in Garden Grove, CA
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vintage road bike unknown brand 4 speed rear hub and gear set and sheild taking offers $$$ local pick up or ship cash or PayPal accepted as payment

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^^^^^ "4 on the floor", exactly where it should remain....
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Ignoring the fact that it is a Murray and so "No", it is not a "Pretty dang nice bike", check out that front brake .....


​​​​​​https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...88837228280557

​​​​​​Murray Road Bicycle Bike
$150
Listed 3 weeks ago in Buffalo, NY
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Pretty dang nice bike. Ask if you have question

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It always amazes me when folks don’t bother to clean up a bike before taking pictures, but this guy didn’t even finish excavating it.
It’s only $30, but bring a shovel.

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I have seen plenty of "Schwanns", but this is my first "Haffy"
https://offerup.com/item/detail/7436...0f76f2?q=haffy

BIKE VINTAGE HAFFY

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"Schwann Halfy"

This one is next level:
"1970s schwinn/huffy tandem trike project , has a lot of schwinn hardware,it’s been put together properly ,build it up for riding or lowrider $320 ,will consider selling it without the trike kit for less"
https://offerup.com/item/detail/cd97...03e6?q=schwinn

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