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Old 12-20-23, 08:38 PM
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I was reading the description and thinking that isn't to wacky for a Miyata. Then the picture was worth a 1000 cuss words. With the first ones being WTF.
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Originally Posted by Chuck M
I was reading the description and thinking that isn't to wacky for a Miyata. Then the picture was worth a 1000 cuss words. With the first ones being WTF.
a) it's probably ride-able; and
b) that's the only way it would fit.
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Originally Posted by Caliwild
Yeah, this looks legit. Probably not the best idea to go here alone!

https://offerup.com/item/detail/066e...9935d?q=caad12
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​​​​​​Yeah, this looks legit. Probably not the best idea to go here alone!

Leave a note saying exactly where you are going and when you are coming back out and turn on your cell so they can track your phone and (
your body) find you ...
That harness looking thing underneath the wheel resembles part of a shoulder holster rig. The tattoos in the first pic are impressive. Doesn't seem to be the Playa Del Rey that I remember.
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Originally Posted by Steel Charlie
That harness looking thing underneath the wheel resembles part of a shoulder holster rig. The tattoos in the first pic are impressive. Doesn't seem to be the Playa Del Rey that I remember.
Pretty darn scary! I'm guessing it's a "houseless" guy that's been offered temporary housing in a motel or something. Yeah, a lot has changed in LA. I'm a moderate kinda guy and I'm fed up with it. Don't get me started...
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Originally Posted by MrGastrognome
I kNOw WhAT i GoT! Now down to $1500



Rare Vintage 1985 Schwinn Cimarron 4130
Only1 Online His is Mint Asking $3499.00 (never mind the couple sitting on e-bay for $500)
Mine is in Great condition Few Blemishes
Normal ware Small Blemishes Not bad at all
$2500.00 or Best Cash only. I Will Check $
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This looks like a small frame Schwinn High Sierra!
https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/r...700235649.html
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These designs just keep getting better.


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Saw this in another forum, but the ad is still there! Someone was "relieved" to get it, I'm sure.


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Originally Posted by Headpost
Saw this in another forum, but the ad is still there! Someone was "relieved" to get it, I'm sure.


The UCI should adapt this for the grand tours.
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Originally Posted by 2cam16
The UCI should adapt this for the grand tours.
There'd be a run on them for sure if they did that. Might even be worth dumping them onto the market to get them out in the world.
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Originally Posted by jolly_codger
There'd be a run on them for sure if they did that. Might even be worth dumping them onto the market to get them out in the world.
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Originally Posted by 2cam16
The UCI should adapt this for the grand tours.
lol "dropper seat"
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I realize this is a bike forum Swallow before you read the description.

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Originally Posted by CliffordK
I realize this is a bike forum Swallow before you read the description.
Do they mean the governor has been removed?
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^^^^^^ And is that a sentient Blancmange from the planet Skyron coming in from top right, about to render it immaculate?
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^^^^^^ And is that a sentient Blancmange from the planet Skyron coming in from top right, about to render it immaculate?
I think that was a shot from between the legs to go with the description.
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Only $95 price and shipping

If you act quickly you can own this wonderful, bent and scratched up fork. Don't delay!

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If you shopped around for long enough, I'm almost sure you could find a better Schwinn World than this one for even less than $400.
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Originally Posted by Pompiere
Do they mean the governor has been removed?
I always liked Will Rogers's description of a governor as "something that is attached to a state to keep it from moving ahead too fast."

But that is one emasculate little crawler, all right.
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It could just be the winning lottery ticket (or maybe not). Italics are mine.

​​​​​​https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...63885138350362

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Vintage 10 speed bicycle

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This bike is approximately 50+ years old and everything is in working order. It has tour de France stickers on it but I'm not 100% sure I that it was used in the race or not if it could be proven then this vintage bike is priceless

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Originally Posted by WGB
It could just be the winning lottery ticket (or maybe not). Italics are mine.

​​​​​​https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...63885138350362

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Vintage 10 speed bicycle

$3,000
Listed a week ago in Abilene, TX

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Looks like he sprinkled white powder on it to spice it up a bit.
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