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Old 10-24-23, 01:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Andy_K
The fork, at least, is relatively straight. I guess that's what makes the condition "fair"
I'd want to see photos taken from the front and the back to see if the potato chip effect extends to the frame and fork.

You probably already saw those photos, though. Forgot that not everybody avoids facebook.
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Originally Posted by Trakhak
I'd want to see photos taken from the front and the back to see if the potato chip effect extends to the frame and fork.

You probably already saw those photos, though. Forgot that not everybody avoids facebook.
I actually do avoid facebook and all other social media, except BF. I just have FOMO as bike sales have migrated to facebook, no account, but sometimes it lets me look. Have yet to find a facebook bike I "needed", did see one that was a great deal and had a friend inquire but never heard back.

Frame bent


Fork bent
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Sure, the fork is bent. But compared to the wheels and the frame, it's quite straight.
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I didn't know Salvador Dali was a frame builder!

Seriously, what a great way to test for impairment.

Cops set that bike up at a drunk driving check. Suspected drivers are asked to prove they're sober by riding this bike. If they agree to ride it, they're truly loaded....

I bet it has a hell of a back story
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and even more of a front story
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Schwinn Waterford? LOL

Vintage schwinn waterford bike.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...2111112l%22%7D

Rare, vintage Schwinn Waterford bicycle. I don’t know much about the bike but I know that it’s highly sought after. Make me an offer
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Track 5 is he trying to say (spell) San Diego?
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I think you'll still be ahead of the game after paying around $20 for this POS.
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Old 10-26-23, 03:50 PM
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Bamboo and wicker for a grand.



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That's pretty cool, I'm not sure that's such a wacky price. I bet the fork is wicker-wrapped steel. Is there an entire metal traditional double-diamond frame in there, just with plant-based cladding?
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Originally Posted by RubeRad
That's pretty cool, I'm not sure that's such a wacky price. I bet the fork is wicker-wrapped steel. Is there an entire metal traditional double-diamond frame in there, just with plant-based cladding?
There's no question: that's a low-end steel frame gussied up with wood and wood-lookalike bits. The frame tubes are probably, as you say, covered in cladding.

Nicely done, though, and those are aluminum rims, so that's a nice touch. I wonder whether the top tube is bent behind the head tube or if the frame was built that way.

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Originally Posted by cb400bill
Schwinn Waterford? LOL

Vintage schwinn waterford bike.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/613803924063944/?
Rare, vintage Schwinn Waterford bicycle. I donít know much about the bike but I know that itís highly sought after. Make me an offer
Love the craft store stencil letters, classy
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That's what happens when you skimp on the duct tape


Edit: no link included with original post, doesn't show up on offerup so must be sold, agree with @2cam16 despite the stupid, probably a great deal

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Originally Posted by SoCaled

The original funny bike.
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I'm sure a bit of duct tape would cover that
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Drillium with attitude!

Lookit that seat post! No wonder the bike is light. No sign of further adventures with a drill, and asking the seller isn't likely to be well received as he says in the ad:

"Gitane French racing bicycle. Not answering questions. This is getting stupid. Very lightweight will need a lil oiling in the right places this will be a great road bike. $50.00 must state when when messaging me the word Read. All others will be blocked." Woo-wee!

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Originally Posted by SoCaled
That's what happens when you skimp on the duct tape


Edit: no link included with original post, doesn't show up on offerup so must be sold, agree with @2cam16 despite the stupid, probably a great deal

Not sold but I posted all that needed to be

Check out this item on OfferUp. https://offerup.co/4y2lKZrmfEb
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I swear I'm not trying to find these things.

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Originally Posted by malcala622
Not sold but I posted all that needed to be

Check out this item on OfferUp. https://offerup.co/4y2lKZrmfEb
Thanks, I couldn't find it when I searched, for some reason

Edit: Now that I am looking at the ad I know why I couldn't find it, right search , wrong section - I should have known better

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I swear I'm not trying to find these things.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...64652157134234

That's a nice basket though. I recently put a jumbo one on my grizzly to carry my 4 legged child.

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Originally Posted by SoCaled
That's what happens when you skimp on the duct tape


Edit: no link included with original post, doesn't show up on offerup so must be sold, agree with @2cam16 despite the stupid, probably a great deal
Here it is if one wants a laugh.....
https://offerup.com/item/detail/db43...2?q=campagnolo
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Hmm, think that seatpost is stuck?



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Pick up a nice vintage road bike or find the seller's ex boyfriend? John, are you on this forum somewhere?

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