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

Old 01-23-17, 09:20 PM
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Old 01-24-17, 12:49 AM
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GUYS. This 56cm (hand made) Davidson Challenge roadie with 7400 Dura Ace (almost entirely) is back on CL for only $380! Down from $450 a few weeks ago when I originally posted it. What am I missing here, PNW folks???

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Old 01-24-17, 01:01 AM
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GUYS. This 56cm (hand made) Davidson Challenge roadie with 7400 Dura Ace (almost entirely) is back on CL for only $380! Down from $450 a few weeks ago when I originally posted it. What am I missing here, PNW folks???

Duct tape on the seat, dirty brake hoods, bike needs to be cleaned. And no complete drive side picture in the ad. It's all about presentation. Even diamonds look cruddy when you put them in an ashtray.
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Old 01-24-17, 02:19 AM
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Originally Posted by nesteel
Duct tape on the seat, dirty brake hoods, bike needs to be cleaned. And no complete drive side picture in the ad. It's all about presentation. Even diamonds look cruddy when you put them in an ashtray.
True, but there are many savvy cyclists and C&V'ers here, and that size is in the heart of the market--they'll see right through poor presentation and know that's a good bike right there (and thus scoop it up). They'd be willing to put in the work to get it going, or at least sellable. I know many of us are, and I know I really am. I think it's partially due to being at the absolute nadir of bike-willingness (anything bike-related) on the general populace's part. A $70 price drop is pretty significant in the efforts to move the needle. Anyway, we'll see how it goes.
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Centurion Elite RS - $150 (Orange County, CA)

60cm Centurion Elite RS

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1985 Bridgestone 400 - $100 (dublin / pleasanton / livermore, CA)

1985 Bridgestone 400 road bike, 57cm

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Looks like remnants of a 531 tubing decal.

Vintage Trek road bike - $225 (inner richmond, CA)

Vintage Trek road bike


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Interesting mystery frame. I like the straight-bladed fork.

Steel Frame Commuter Roadbike - $225 (burlingame, CA)

Steel Frame Commuter Roadbike

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Anyone need an out of the ordinary Eroica bike?

Cilo Sprint-X - $200 (dublin / pleasanton / livermore, CA)

Cilo Sprint-X vintage 1970's road bike


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Originally Posted by Clang
Interesting mystery frame. I like the straight-bladed fork.

Steel Frame Commuter Roadbike - $225 (burlingame, CA)

Steel Frame Commuter Roadbike

This guy seems pretty cool. I bought a wheelset from him a few weeks ago.
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Diamond Back Expert TG - $120 (san jose, CA)

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Miyata 710 - $150 (petaluma, CA)

Miyata 1024 bike

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On Ebay listings, when it says NOS Pts, what does Pts mean?
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Finally a great deal. Maybe even a leather saddle. Stolen?

Univega Gran Turismo - $35 (San Diego, CA)

univega road bike

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Miyata Liberty - $75 (San Diego, CA)

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Univega Gran Sprint - $175 (Kennett Square, PA)

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First time seeing a strange beast like this. After some research, I guess this is a re-branded Puch model (Scout).

Bianchi Pholcus - $125 (Washington DC)

Bianchi Pholcus All Terrain Bike




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Colnago Master Olympic Decor, Columbus Gilco S4 Steel Tubing. Super C40

Just be aware that there may be customs duties applicable.

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Pretty bike! The handlebar drops sure look weird, though. Apparently, they're Ritchey WCS bars, which I know nothing about.
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I can't piece together the model. Am I correct in saying that usually only the higher ones have "Miyata" on the seat tube? Looks like it has fairly racy angles.

Miyata road bike - $65 (Sanford, NC)

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Steel frame Miyata road bike,56cm,has new brake pads,hoods and bar wrap,needs cables and adjustment.other than that it rides great.$65
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Interesting mystery frame. I like the straight-bladed fork.

Steel Frame Commuter Roadbike - $225 (burlingame, CA)

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I wish I could make out the writing at the top of the seat stays. Is it four characters? Trek would fit, but there are plenty of four-letter manufacturers, I suppose.
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On Ebay listings, when it says NOS Pts, what does Pts mean?
I'd assume pts is an abbreviation for parts.
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Bridgestone 500 - $80 (Wake Forest, NC)

Bridgestone 500 road bike

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1984 Trek 520 - $140 (Morrisville, NC)

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