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

Old 12-04-19, 09:55 AM
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Originally Posted by shoota

57cm 1987 Schwinn Circuit Dura Ace 7400, Campagnolo Chorus 11 shifters - $650 (Grant Park)

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https://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/b...026856854.html

This looks like it would be one our members'. Lotta value for the money I think.
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Old 12-04-19, 09:55 AM
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Vintage 1984 Centurion Pro Tour 15 Bicycle - $500 (Everett)

hunmmm.... that handlebar and overpriced (well, got mine way cheaper)

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Vintage Centurion Pro Tour 15
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Old 12-04-19, 10:05 AM
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It's got "the Taper" goin' on.

Originally Posted by shoota

57cm 1987 Schwinn Circuit Dura Ace 7400, Campagnolo Chorus 11 shifters - $650 (Grant Park)

<image 20 of 24>

https://atlanta.craigslist.org/atl/b...026856854.html

This looks like it would be one our members'. Lotta value for the money I think.

Taper 1

Taper 2

...seller took several nice photos as well.
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Old 12-04-19, 10:18 AM
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Atlanta - Nice 105 R7000 2018 Trek Emonda ALR5, 59/L-XL, Blue Fade for $1k

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Old 12-04-19, 11:47 AM
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Originally Posted by chainwhip

Taper 1

Taper 2

...seller took several nice photos as well.
I built that four or five years ago...nice rider and visually stunning with the beige PC and cranberry decals.
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Originally Posted by rccardr
I built that four or five years ago...nice rider and visually stunning with the beige PC and cranberry decals.
I'm interested if the seller is gaining or losing on this listing, then.
Kiss and tell?
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Old 12-04-19, 12:10 PM
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Originally Posted by machinist42
Seller cut and pasted from Steel-Vintage.com, and likely knows little and cares less about Centurions in particular, and bicycles in general.
...it has "the look", with the pedals and saddle swap done by someone who was trying to make it something else. Killer deal for someone who is not me.
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Old 12-04-19, 12:17 PM
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Talked to this seller when he had the bike listed a year or two ago - guess it never sold - was really cool, pleasant to chat with, but obviously wasn't rushing to sell if it's going up again this long after. Only remember it because of the description of beer foam. Tried looking back through emails and texts to see if I could find the conversation but coming up empty.

Originally Posted by chainwhip

Taper 1

Taper 2

...seller took several nice photos as well.
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Old 12-04-19, 12:18 PM
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Raleigh Super Course in Conneticut - Capella lugs, and fenders

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Lemond Alp d'Huez 57 CtoC, $500 BIN Ebay, Long Island

Lemond Alp d'Huez 57 CtoC, $500 BIN Ebay,
Campy Ergo drivetrain & monoplanar brakes(?)

https://www.ebay.com/itm/LEMOND-ALPE...edirect=mobile

Long Island, pick up only:



Oakdale, Long Island, NY

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Old 12-04-19, 02:08 PM
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Excellent Shape 2018 Trek Madone"Project One" Black&Silver Bike` - $600

Pretty insane for the price! https://jacksonville.craigslist.org/...025312448.html
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I noticed that $600 Trek Madone previously and was told by others that it is - no surprise - A SCAM!
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Originally Posted by jlaw
I noticed that $600 Trek Madone previously and was told by others that it is - no surprise - A SCAM!
Might possibly be the most-reposted bike in this thread
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Originally Posted by jlaw
I noticed that $600 Trek Madone previously and was told by others that it is - no surprise - A SCAM!
Indeed it surely is. I've seen it in a bunch of different places (the ad). Thing is, that bike is soooo tight. I'd LOVE to have it.

Can anyone speculate as to what can go wrong if you respond to an ad like this? What are the red flags besides low price and the trolling of the bike?
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Originally Posted by NoControl
Indeed it surely is. I've seen it in a bunch of different places (the ad). Thing is, that bike is soooo tight. I'd LOVE to have it.

Can anyone speculate as to what can go wrong if you respond to an ad like this? What are the red flags besides low price and the trolling of the bike?
The bike is fake. It doesn't exist. The same photo has been posted in a lot of ads in different cities. If you email them they'll probably say they're out of town but if you could paypal them the money they'll meet up when they get back, or something to that effect.

Also, for the record, the bike is heinously ugly to my eyes.
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Old 12-04-19, 04:50 PM
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Originally Posted by TenGrainBread
The bike is fake. It doesn't exist. The same photo has been posted in a lot of ads in different cities. If you email them they'll probably say they're out of town but if you could paypal them the money they'll meet up when they get back, or something to that effect.

Also, for the record, the bike is heinously ugly to my eyes.
Likely reply with "I've got multiple people in line for this," or "I've already been stood up by two people claiming they would pay more," and follow with "I need a deposit to know you're serious".

But then, there was that one jack@ss a while back who was posting pics of glorious bikes they didn't own - some belonging to BF'ers in C&V - all over the country on CL at rock bottom prices and ignore the dozens of people emailing trying to get in first. I recall someone saying "they thought it was funny to see how desperate some people would actually get".
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Old 12-04-19, 05:40 PM
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Originally Posted by chainwhip
Lemond Alp d'Huez 57 CtoC, $500 BIN Ebay,
Campy Ergo drivetrain & monoplanar brakes(?)

https://www.ebay.com/itm/LEMOND-ALPE...edirect=mobile

Long Island, pick up only:



Oakdale, Long Island, NY
Oakdale was on one of my routes on my half and full century rides as a teen.
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Old 12-04-19, 06:58 PM
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Originally Posted by rccardr
I built that four or five years ago...nice rider and visually stunning with the beige PC and cranberry decals.
Very unique build.
Must be fun to see it up for sale, and being discussed on BF...where you got to see it again!

Any regrets you sold it?
How did it ride?
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"Twin Raleigh Competitions" $399 OBO in Sarasota FL

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https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Mor....c100290.m3507

I've never heard of a Morenon bike. Very pretty little thing.
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I really wanted this one to work

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"And then, before earth was wholly enveloped by the sun, he took one last photo..."
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Originally Posted by Unca_Sam
I'm interested if the seller is gaining or losing on this listing, then.
Kiss and tell?
I'd say he's kinda breaking even price-wise, although he is tossing in a set of Ergo's, so there's that.
My only issue with the frameset was the mentioned small rusting area, which has apparently not gotten any worse over the past five years, so no big problem. I had a good time with thiis one, built it with ten speed Ultegra before selling it with the DA. It is a good bike.
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"Clean bicycle
23 inch frame,700cc wheels
Suntour cyclone
New tubes , rides great!!"
https://slo.craigslist.org/bik/d/san...026100700.html
$160. Some nice details and Cyclone is a good group from its period. I'm almost tempted to go over and make him a lowball offer just to pick up the wheels and components, but I don't really need or have room for them.
Looks like a KHS, perhaps?

I could potentially facilitate this, if needed.
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Originally Posted by mhespenheide

"Clean bicycle
23 inch frame,700cc wheels
Suntour cyclone
New tubes , rides great!!"
https://slo.craigslist.org/bik/d/san...026100700.html
$160. Some nice details and Cyclone is a good group from its period. I'm almost tempted to go over and make him a lowball offer just to pick up the wheels and components, but I don't really need or have room for them.
Looks like a KHS, perhaps?

I could potentially facilitate this, if needed.
looks like KHS to me. I dig the color combo. My size too. Hmmm.
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