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Old 06-20-15, 02:43 PM
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Seems like a great price on an awesome track bike:

Steel Serotta track frame




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make / manufacturer: Serotta
size / dimensions: 52cm



I hate to see this one go but it's slightly too small for me. The size is 52cm. Steel serotta track frame, Not drilled. Has shimano rear dropouts and campagnolo fork dropouts. I believe it's got a shimano bottom bracket shell. Takes a 27.2 seat post. 1' threaded headset included along with square taper shimano cartridge bottom bracket.

Very tight geometry. The fork allows the front wheel to sit with just millimeters of clearance between the tire and the downtube. Super short wheelbase and steep head tube angle. This bike is fast and a lot of fun but I would only suggest it to someone who has experience on a real track bike and not an urban fixed gear. As should be expected with a track frame thats so aggressive, theres quite a bit of toe overlap to get used to.

This bike has actually been raced. It was part of the rental fleet at the velodrome in Trexlertown for years but a few years ago they replaced their fleet with more modern bikes. This bike is a joy to ride and it's american made. I am located in east falls but I can also meet in center city or manyunk area. Feel free to call or text me with any questions. Price is for frame, fork, bottom bracket, and headset. Cash only, I will not ship this frame.
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Originally Posted by Murray Missile View Post
The upside down Pleischer rear rack is intriguing as well, other than the creative engineering it looks to be a pretty decent bike
I don't think that's a Pletscher. The Schwinn shop in town (late '70s) used to sell an alloy rattrap rack like that, Schwinn Approved, but I do not know who made it. Instead of clamping to the stays like a Pletscher at the front it had that long metal bracket that went to the seatpost binder bolt. Somebody on here is bound to have installed hundreds of them and can chime in.

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Originally Posted by thumpism View Post
I don't think that's a Pletscher. The Schwinn shop in town (late '70s) used to sell an alloy rattrap rack like that, Schwinn Approved, but I do not know who made it. Instead of clamping to the stays like a Pletscher at the front it had that long metal bracket that went to the seatpost binder bolt. Somebody on here is bound to have installed hundreds of them and can chime in.

Thanks, I had never seen one before, that makes it even more intriguing, just for different reasons.
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Yellow PX10, anyone?


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Old 06-20-15, 08:14 PM
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Don't see these in this size very often:

LiteSpeed woman's Road Bike
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Old 06-20-15, 08:18 PM
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Damaged full carbon frame, fork, seatpost, and stem for $75. Guy is not willing to ship or I would buy it. Great deal for someone, or if anyone wants to ship it to me that would be great.



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Old 06-20-15, 08:28 PM
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that is a nice frame- I had a K-factor for a while but it was a little too much bike for me. for $75 it might be worth driving all night.
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Old 06-20-15, 09:03 PM
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Someone in elkhart is selling 2 Paramounts. A little beat up.
[h=2] 1973 Schwinn Paramount - $900[/h]1973 Schwinn Paramount

[h=2] 1983 Schwinn Paramount - $900[/h]1983 Schwinn Paramount
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[h=2]Trek 400 Series (circa late 80's) - $99 (Grand Chute, WI)[/h]Trek 400 Series (circa late 80's)



Trek 400 Series bought in the late 80's. Well-used, one toe strap is missing and I lost the key for the rope chain lock. Otherwise tires hold air and everything works well. Make an offer.
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What do people think of this?

Bianchi imola Roadbike

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Old 06-21-15, 05:19 AM
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Bianchi imola Roadbike

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Hello, welcome to the forums, and thanks for your vote of confidence. It looks to be 2012 and I think they sold for right around $1300ish so the price doesn't seem too bad. The rear derailleur seems to have been replaced for some reason. It looks like it is in pretty good shape so it fits it looks like an OK deal. Did you see it yet? Does he offer any kind of warranty on labor like a free adjustment after so many days? Looks like he is running a reselling business or coop of sometype. Wouldn't mind taking a walk through there.






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Old 06-21-15, 06:35 AM
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Originally Posted by Bianchigirll View Post
Hello, welcome to the forums, and thanks for your vote of confidence. It looks to be 2012 and I think they sold for right around $1300ish so the price doesn't seem too bad. The rear derailleur seems to have been replaced for some reason. It looks like it is in pretty good shape so it fits it looks like an OK deal. Did you see it yet? Does he offer any kind of warranty on labor like a free adjustment after so many days? Looks like he is running a reselling business or coop of sometype. Wouldn't mind taking a walk through there.






We have a storefront here in Fort Wayne that has bikes stacked and thrown on top of each other to the ceiling without barely room to walk from the front door to the rear, it's so bad you can't even see whats in the stacks. Mostly junky old bikes from the 50's and 60's, but with his shop being so jammed you wouldn't find a gem if you tried.
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Originally Posted by KonAaron Snake View Post
Seems like a great price on an awesome track bike:

Steel Serotta track frame
You need to find one that is my size!
Actually, I'd prefer a road fixed. I'd have to drill the Serotta.
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Originally Posted by rekmeyata View Post
We have a storefront here in Fort Wayne that has bikes stacked and thrown on top of each other to the ceiling without barely room to walk from the front door to the rear, it's so bad you can't even see whats in the stacks. Mostly junky old bikes from the 50's and 60's, but with his shop being so jammed you wouldn't find a gem if you tried.
We have some of those here too. But that looks like someone's garage. I'm impressed that it looks to be only bikes and none of the other clutter that comes along with life.
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Originally Posted by rekmeyata View Post
We have a storefront here in Fort Wayne that has bikes stacked and thrown on top of each other to the ceiling without barely room to walk from the front door to the rear, it's so bad you can't even see whats in the stacks. Mostly junky old bikes from the 50's and 60's, but with his shop being so jammed you wouldn't find a gem if you tried.
I disagree. They are not paramounts at 2 for $50 deals but I see what could be lots of nice bikes. Those bikes on the wall with the geek bars aint huffys
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Originally Posted by TimmyT View Post
You need to find one that is my size!
Actually, I'd prefer a road fixed. I'd have to drill the Serotta.
Seems like a small price to pay. I'd facilitate it for you
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Originally Posted by KonAaron Snake View Post
Seems like a small price to pay. I'd facilitate it for you
This Serotta is my size, but it's fugly

Serotta Fierte 62cm

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Anyone in OKC looking for a nice 55cm Bianchi? C-Rec cranks and Deltas, Chorus RD. Vintage Bianchi $650 posted 3 days ago




This one in Denver looks like an '85 Veloce, Cormor frame with some CampI (Vic or Tri) Modolo, Ofmega cranks $450

Bianchi Roadbike, Columbus tubing, campagnolo drivetrain, mavic wheels


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Nice looking 1950s Bianchi ladies bike with rod brakes? $500 Gainesvilles FLA Vintage Bianchi 1940s Bicycle




Here is a real find!! An '87 Volpe in Turquoise (I would love one these!!) looks about a 54ish, only $200!! Raleigh Area https://raleigh.craigslist.org/bik/5073013367.html



This is a bit of a hot mess but might make a good deal for someone. Columbus Thron tubing? TriCities (Kennewick) WA. https://kpr.craigslist.org/bik/5073032298.html $200 posted 8 days ago

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Vintage 1957 His & Hers Eduardo Bianchi Sport Bianchisport BARN FRESH! These are not "fresh" but more like fixer uppers. $175

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Originally Posted by Bianchigirll View Post
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I think that is a Croce D'Aune group. Still nice and a very good price.

I love the colour of this De Rosa but I think the price is too high; frame looks nice but the parts are kind of meh

Vintage 1985 De Rosa



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This looks interesting, Vintage Old School Bianchi Road Bike Reparto Corse Commuter Build Fresno (Kingsburg) $300

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Originally Posted by jet sanchEz View Post
I think that is a Croce D'Aune group. Still nice and a very good price.

I love the colour of this De Rosa but I think the price is too high; frame looks nice but the parts are kind of meh

Vintage 1985 De Rosa

That DeRosa is nice but it needs SR.

Your right the cranks are CdA but the brakes have internal springs so C-rec. The RD has the adjustable parallelogram so it is definitely Chorus.

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