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eBay / CraigsList finds - "Are you looking for one of these!?" Part II

Old 05-16-15, 04:18 PM
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It is sitting in my basement right now. I have been looking for a Serotta for a long time. I was at the seller's house about 20 minutes after it appeared on CL. The guy said that since I called he had about 20 calls with some offering him more than his asking price. It is a Colorado II and is in excellent condition. I love the paint scheme.

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Vintage Serotta road bike - $400 (minneapolis, MN)

Vintage Serotta road bike



Vintage Serotta Steel frame Colorado. Great details. Excellent condition. Call/email for details.
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Old 05-16-15, 06:40 PM
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Originally Posted by rjhammett
It is sitting in my basement right now. I have been looking for a Serotta for a long time. I was at the seller's house about 20 minutes after it appeared on CL. The guy said that since I called he had about 20 calls with some offering him more than his asking price. It is a Colorado II and is in excellent condition. I love the paint scheme.
Pretty incredible find. Nice!
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Old 05-16-15, 07:32 PM
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Pretty incredible find. Nice!
Agreed.

Nice work.

Nice bike Bob.
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Big (61Cm) Bob Jackson Road bike. Killer deal IMHO

Hand-built large steel classic road bike

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Wow, the B-J looks like a great deal, wish I was local!

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56cm '72 Moto Grand Record in Omaha. Love me some Stronglight and Nervex lugs.

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For sale over on thecabe.


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[Benotto] For sale over on thecabe.
Interesting. There is an active thread on Classic Rendezvous about seat tube failures in Mexican Benottos. Apparently, they frequently overheated the bottom bracket area, severely weakening the seat tube.
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Rabobank Colnago Master Extra Light for $750 in Houston

Colnago Master X-Light Full Dura-Ace
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Raleigh Sports Men's 3 Speed with Unusual Cyclo Benelux System | eBay

3 speed IGH + 3 speed Cyclo kit
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Rare 50th Anniversary Schwinn Paramount Track bike
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80's Cinelli bike
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Restomod, but it looks like a nice overall package for the money. I bet it would make a sweet rider.

?1979 Colnago Mexico 55cm
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Old 05-18-15, 06:21 AM
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Lotus touring. Could be interesting if you're into that sort of thing. Seems to have original racks.

[MENTION=223113]Snydermann[/MENTION] might know more.

Lotus Zefal SP2 bike

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Old 05-18-15, 07:27 AM
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Originally Posted by leegf
Sad to see a nice bike neglected.

It will be a while until the hopeful seller comprehends that it is not worth nearly that much in the state its in.
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Originally Posted by smontanaro
Interesting. There is an active thread on Classic Rendezvous about seat tube failures in Mexican Benottos. Apparently, they frequently overheated the bottom bracket area, severely weakening the seat tube.
Kind of old news. Windsor beat them to it too.
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For the Francophiles among us. Looks like a solid bike for the asking price.

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Any guesses as to what this might be? Components appear to be of fairly high quality.

53cm Possible Cinelli Steel Bike
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Old 05-18-15, 09:17 AM
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Lotus touring. Could be interesting if you're into that sort of thing. Seems to have original racks.

@Snydermann might know more.

Lotus Zefal SP2 bike


Interesting. A bike model with the pump brand in its name. Couldn't the seller have worked the tire brand in as well? Maybe the saddle?
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Interesting. A bike model with the pump brand in its name. Couldn't the seller have worked the tire brand in as well? Maybe the saddle?
This seems like an honest mistake to me. I can see how someone not very familiar with bikes might think a pump attached to pegs or braze-ons isn't a third-party add-on.
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Old 05-18-15, 12:12 PM
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This seems like an honest mistake to me. I can see how someone not very familiar with bikes might think a pump attached to pegs or braze-ons isn't a third-party add-on.
Honest, yes, but stupid/clumsy. 30 seconds on Google would have told the seller there is no Zephal model for Lotus. And the Eclair, the actual model, is a pretty nice bike.
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Looks reasonable to me - would try and assist intetrested parties:

Agos Italian Lugged Steel Columbus Bicycle

Smaller name bike, but nice parts and reasonable price.

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Agos Italian Lugged Steel Columbus Bicycle in great shape. 57 cm. May be appropriate for 5 foot 11inches to 6 foot 1 inch tall riders. Very unique Italian bicycle with top quality build. Azzuri blue sparkle paint with Italian oak and olive branch crest headbadge. You wont find another one like this. Rides like a gazzelle.

Suntour Superbe rear derailleur
Suntour Superbe Pro crankset
Campagnolo Record front derailleur
modolo flash brakes
Cinelli XA stem
Cinelli Champion Del Mondo bars
Dia Compe Brakes
Campagnolo Record Seatpost
Selle Regal Saddle
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Small Somec for $300 in San Luis Obispo

Somec Italian bike with all record campi

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