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Old 08-12-22, 07:55 AM
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Is this someone any sane person would visit? Concerning bits highlighted......

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Old 08-12-22, 06:00 PM
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Old 08-12-22, 07:38 PM
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5 years old you say...?
Where on God's green earth did they still make bikes that looked like this 5 yrs ago???


a wedding gift??
Did the giver hate you and your intended?



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​​​​​​Tandem bike
$250
Listed 8 weeks ago in Schenectady, NY
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Bike is about 5 years old and custom made. Originally made as a wedding gift. Only used a few times. Pick up in Rotterdam

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I had to laugh at this one a bit. Not entirely about bicycles, but you get the idea.

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Originally Posted by Headpost

What could possibly go wrong?

Well for one thing, you know how cranks sometimes break at the pedal hole? From the force on the pedal, times the leverage from it being a couple inches away from the crank? Well try applying twice as much force, times several times as much leverage.

Then imagine you're pedaling hard when the crank breaks and both of your feet fall out from under you, more or less instantaneously. On a bike that relies on delicate balance between the two riders, maintained at all times by carefully steering, to keep your combined center of gravity centered over the two tires.

Plus now it's two people falling down. Who's gonna take care of you with your broken bone(s), when your partner is just as broken as you?

Other than that though, seems like a great idea! Oh but now it's motorized, so you're also going that much faster when it breaks.

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Yukon Giant 26 inch custom bike new tubes and tires
$145 · In stock
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Great bike moved to the hills don't have time to ride I added extra bars for comfort will make great bike for someone"
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Old 08-16-22, 03:50 PM
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Just Odd....https://orangecounty.craigslist.org/...510120612.html
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^^^^^ That creepy meme, either with that bike or with some other, has come up before.
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I love the brake levers.
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That keeps showing up in my eBay suggestions and I keep thinking it's that Larry Sellerz dude.
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Originally Posted by himespau
That keeps showing up in my eBay suggestions and I keep thinking it's that Larry Sellerz dude.
Maybe his "better" half......
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That keeps showing up in my eBay suggestions and I keep thinking it's that Larry Sellerz dude.
or his brother, Harry.
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posted 15hrs ago SF listings

No rear BB so no rear pedals. Not seeing strength in the brazing between seat tubes......

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Burning Man tandem bicycle 700c wheels ready to ride single speed - $40 (Concord)

Tandem 700c Burning Man bicycle single speed ready to ride


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^^^^^ That's basically a jitney, not a tandem. And WTF is that between the top of the non-stoker's seat tube and the "pilot's" seat tube? Coat hanger wire?

They could have at least rigged a set of pegs through the passenger's BB shell.....
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^^^^^^^^^^ It’s a burning man bike. It will never do more than 4mph and even then only for 3 days. Then abandoned.
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Schwinn Paramount Road Bike 60cm c2c, 700c

Frame: Schwinn Paramount Reynolds 331 tubing with crome head tube lugs w/ Campagnolo Dropouts
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Posting the photos in order so you can get the same whiplash I did

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Nice fork!
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Amazing, that must the recommended chainring setup when using that crank for BMX applications
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Schwinn Circuit frame - $75
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Frame and no wheels - Which works out fine, as you might have a problem as you might well have a problem re-attaching them (back one anyways)

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Softride with ape hangers. There had to be one of them out there.

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It reminds me of the Seinfeld episode with the Kramer portrait.

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quick guide how to figure out asking price made me laugh.
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