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Old 08-30-22, 12:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Novakane
$25 for a set of wheels, seat post, handlebars, stem and fork is a pretty good deal. That poor frame tho, gotta wonder what the plan was there to remove 90% of the frame and put all the weight on a single weld on the top tube. Local dentist trying to drum up business?
Somebody trying to cut free a locked bike?
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Old 08-30-22, 02:14 PM
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Buy now and save stress fighting the crowds when Christmas comes.

​​​​​​https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...4-5654fdc1fc80

​​​​​​Folk art bike frame table
$25 In stock
Listed in Rogersville, TN
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Rustic. Bike frame plant stand/table


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Old 08-30-22, 02:26 PM
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Originally Posted by WGB
Buy now and save stress fighting the crows when Christmas comes.

​​​​​​https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...4-5654fdc1fc80

​​​​​​Folk art bike frame table
$25 In stock
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Rustic. Bike frame plant stand/table

My old landlord owned a used car business. One of his sayings was "There's an @ss for every seat".
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Old 08-30-22, 04:37 PM
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I just get a bad feeling in my gut about this . . .


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Old 08-30-22, 08:55 PM
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^^^^^^ Taco-ed wheels....

(The one above reminds me too much of an ironing board; couldn't stand for anything like that in my house....)
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Old 08-31-22, 07:27 PM
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Oh yeah. Should I bite?

Suntour xc2 pedals 24k gold plated - $500 (Fields landing)


condition: like new
part type: pedals
Fresh anodized cages and bodies
New decals.
Og. Cages with stamped suntour screws.
Some bad mama jamas here boy.
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Old 08-31-22, 07:34 PM
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Originally Posted by Headpost
I just get a bad feeling in my gut about this . . .


Tacos on Cape Cod? Yikes!
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Old 09-01-22, 07:58 PM
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Rant of the day!
How can you tell Fall is coming?

Every year like clockwork ,the used Brooks saddles appear and soon they flood the market. Every seller says the saddle either was rode just once, just mounted but never ridden or just never ridden. The only truthful part of the ad is when the seller says they didn't like it. Almost all of them are obviously lying.

Here's a typical example:
posted 7hrs ago in Flagstaff Az

https://flagstaff.craigslist.org/bop...528698647.html

Brooks Saddle B17 Unused - $99 (Flagstaff) AZ
Unused

Seriously? Did the seller just slide down a flight of concrete steps using the boxed saddle as a sled?





Unused you say? What are those marks on the rails?



The trick to buying a used Brooks is to accept that a lot of people hear the stories of the magical qualities of Brooks products. They buy the saddles and a) don't realize that the break in period involves more riding than they will do do in their lives and b) don't realize that leather has to be treated with respect (requires Proofhide, can't leave out in the rain, occasionally wipe down, don't drop bike on the saddle, don't rest bike upside down on the saddle and don't let the saddle slide along a brick or concrete wall).

In a few months there will be lots more, actual good examples, some in the original boxes and they will be much cheaper as the snow flies. I just wait patiently like a vulture and every year I see three or four - usually B17 but often Pros for under $50, with Proofhide and wrench.
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Old 09-02-22, 10:53 AM
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Bike with invisible motor? . . . Can not say for certain

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Old 09-02-22, 12:47 PM
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one of them fancy organic motors
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^^^^^^ Certified organic (or certifyable, anyway.....)
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Bike workshop?
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Old 09-05-22, 05:50 PM
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Nice fork!
May the forks be with you!
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Old 09-06-22, 07:00 AM
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This Raleigh showed up in the local ads yesterday for $1800. Maybe he's a zero off??



https://classifieds.ksl.com/listing/69282699
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The Chuck Norris Special

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Originally Posted by jamesdak
This Raleigh showed up in the local ads yesterday for $1800. Maybe he's a zero off??



https://classifieds.ksl.com/listing/69282699
More like two zeroes off.......
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Originally Posted by repechage
one of them fancy organic motors
It's built-in. You can't see it from the outside...
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Old 09-06-22, 05:51 PM
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Originally Posted by jamesdak
This Raleigh showed up in the local ads yesterday for $1800. Maybe he's a zero off??



https://classifieds.ksl.com/listing/69282699
Why are you calling this an ordinary run-of-the-mill Raleigh when it's listed as:

"Racing Bike THE RALEICH"

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The ad text is way calmer than the bike would have me expect. Weird grab bag of other stuff stapled onto the patriotic theme like 420, a skull (I guess all the founding fathers had skulls).

Trek 800 retromod - $250 (Cedar, MN)

https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/a...530394975.html



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Thought I could do something with it . . . I was wrong!

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^^^^^ WW bonus points for PFIF (photographer's feet in frame) - he missed the double bonus, however, by not wearing sandals / flip-flops.
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Old 09-09-22, 07:42 PM
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Hills will be a breeze . . .


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Extra butter
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Old 09-10-22, 05:50 PM
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Hills will be a breeze . . .


And I promise not to profiteer off all the driveline parts that I won't be returning to you....
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