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Old 06-07-23, 09:00 AM
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I guess for some people this would be tall. I guess you could argue that the fork was straight also.
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Trek Road bike for a tall 5.6-5.11 person in great working condition - $240 (lower pac hts)

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Old 06-07-23, 11:07 AM
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Huffy in the Witness Protection Program? They're not foolin' me; only place that has that bright sunlight at midnight in February is Antarctica.

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bike duro sports. 26" - $50 (middleton)

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Old 06-08-23, 07:49 PM
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You know when it says "rare" it's gonna be overpriced
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Very Rare 1997 Vintage Kona ManoMano Full- Suspension Mountain Bike - $1,000 (escondido)

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Old 06-09-23, 12:29 AM
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You Do What You Gotta Do Sometimes?

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In the same family, I'm kind of tempted to go and try it...

that bike scares me!~
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Not even sure what to say about this one I came across locally...
Took this for a spin as presented to find out if the frame was sound. Very disconcerting to ride, but manageable. Unbidden, owner showed photos of surgery which compelled him to try to adapt the Ghibli to his condition.



Rides nicer with the handlebar right way round.
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I'm assuming that the description (or at least some of it) is trying to be humorous, but then again this is Florida so...

Colnago C40 Custom Hybrid Roadbike Bicycle Carbon Fiber - $4,800 (Kissimmee)

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Old 06-09-23, 03:03 PM
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We've seen this before, but imagine trying to steer a tandem this way.....

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new tandem bicycle - $600 (Libertyville)



And once again, if we take the seller at his word, that it hasn't been used, I guess it's not really a surprise to see it assembled at the dealer this way, given that it's a Pacific brand.
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Old 06-13-23, 02:10 PM
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Old 06-13-23, 09:58 PM
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RAT-ROD E-BIKE - $475


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Old 06-15-23, 08:12 AM
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In addition to tubes, I suspect this will also need tires soon
Maybe the tubes are OK and seller meant to say tires.
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Old 06-15-23, 09:47 AM
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seems legit
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Old 06-16-23, 03:09 AM
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Not too wacky, but I found it amusing. Actually, this looks to be a pretty nice one. We used to make these with a board and a few bricks.

Bike ramp $100

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Old 06-16-23, 09:11 AM
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I once bought a cheap plastic bike ramp about those dimensions. I tried it out, came at it hard, it slipped out from under me sideways, and I slammed down hard. Cracked a rib and got pneumonia.
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Old 06-16-23, 06:19 PM
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Originally Posted by SurferRosa
Not too wacky, but I found it amusing. Actually, this looks to be a pretty nice one. We used to make these with a board and a few bricks.

Bike ramp $100

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Yes those were the good old days, lol.
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Old 06-17-23, 11:00 AM
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Paramount? Looks more like coop fodder

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Is this a Paramount?
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Originally Posted by Mr. 66
Paramount? Looks more like coop fodder
https://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/b...631887868.htmlIs this a Paramount?
I'm pretty sure it is- the lugs have the extra point on them that to me signifies a 1989+ waterford with OS tubing. Fork is probably a replacement tho
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Old 06-17-23, 06:48 PM
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Fork's (not?) Bent

I not sure why "It doesn't work" or how the "Forks are Blend"

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Old 06-18-23, 02:56 PM
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I can see one problem...
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Old 06-18-23, 08:13 PM
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Uhhh ... "bysicule"?


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How about an Ultegra 6700 crankset? Don't let the FSA Gossamer graphics fool ya! It's Ultegra, I promise! The tags on the box say so!

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Old 06-18-23, 09:53 PM
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Originally Posted by SoCaled
It's now listed as a Schwinn, so I guess we can add "C-E-N-T-U-R-I-O-N" as another way to misspell it....

Anyway....

Words fail.....
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SCHWINN CROSSFIT HYBRID COMFORT BIKE - $80 (NEENAH)

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Old 06-19-23, 02:06 AM
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Six pics of a $300 sealed box in Portland, OR.


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Old 06-19-23, 09:32 AM
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Originally Posted by madpogue
It's now listed as a Schwinn, so I guess we can add "C-E-N-T-U-R-I-O-N" as another way to misspell it....

Anyway....

Words fail.....
https://madison.craigslist.org/bik/d...628959108.html

SCHWINN CROSSFIT HYBRID COMFORT BIKE - $80 (NEENAH)

they took that "cross" theme and really ran with it.
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Old 06-19-23, 01:41 PM
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Originally Posted by curbtender
Anyone want to argue with them? Seems it would have been easier to write France.
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Follis Vintage Lugged Steel Switzerland 10-speed Road Bike Eroica 53cm - $495 (palo alto)

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I have almost the exact same frame/fork, though mine has Campy dropouts. Mine is late '50s, and I'd guess this one is a bit older, say mid-'50s.

The decals are all wrong, and it's almost certainly a repaint, though they did take the time to hand-paint the blue, white and red on the seatstay tops like original.

This bike probably rides real nice! Look at the rapid-taper on the fork blades, these are the ones that are extra small diameter through the generous rake.

The lugs have brass fillets laid over the lugs to make a larger swoopier transition from one tube to the other, a time-consuming step that can't be automated or given to an unskilled worker. Follis had a full range, and some of their slightly cheaper frames used the same lugs but without the extra fillet and finishing; you can see the sharper, smaller-radius transitions typical of formed sheet-metal lugs on those. Most consumers won't notice the difference, so this was only done on the flagship model.
The internal routing through the TT is also very well done. The Nervex Pro crown on mine also has some brass added here and there to let them file it up to a pleasing shape — looks like this bike might have that treatment too.

This would have had Beborex sidepulls for sure, probably sew-ups. The only possibly-original part I see is the 49d crankset. Even the Allvit and Pivo stem are too new for this frame.

Note, if anyone's interested, mine easily takes 650 x 42b tires, with Raid brakes. I know, sacrilege to bastardize such a pedigreed race bike, but I made it into a bike I'll actually ride. I friggin' love it.

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Old 06-19-23, 05:58 PM
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Described as a good rider. I have my doubts.





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