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

Old 04-06-20, 10:51 AM
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Made in Jtaly, huh?

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Originally Posted by FBOATSB
Here is another one with better pics. https://www.ebay.com/itm/283449611726
Looks like the trick for running an IGH hub with two chain rings in front.
ive done this very thing. Great if the chainline works out.
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Originally Posted by Clang
Made in Jtaly, huh?

Good catch!
I have no idea what that might mean...
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JTALY FRON CR:
3ttt stems
were originally known as Ambrosio, which also made bars and rims, both in aluminum and steel. The Ambrosio "Champion" family goes back to at least 1953 (page 190 "World of Rebour"). The "Champion" was available in polished aluminum or chromed steel, and was still being sold as late as 1964 (Reliable Cycle catalog, 1964, page 42) Also available was the Ambrosio "Super Corsa" adjustable alu stem. The "Champion" came in 8, 9, 10, 11, and 12cm lengths. These stems were stamped "AMBROSIO CHAMPION" on top of the bulge where the bar passed through.

By 1963 Ambrosio had introduced the "Gran Prix" stem, which updated the "Champion" by eliminating the point at the rear, behind the edge bolt head (Evian Cycles catalog, 1963, page 43). This was soon updated again, to a recessed allen-key wedge bolt. Some of these stems included the text "MADE IN JTALY" (sic) on the right side, and "GRAN PRIX" on the left.
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Originally Posted by 67tony
Good catch!
I have no idea what that might mean...
info on that here:
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MERLIN EXTRALIGHT TITANIUM TI ROAD-Vintage!! - $1050 (Braintree)

1997 - MERLIN Extralight TITANIUM ROAD BIKE - size 56. The frame was Made in Cambridge MA, Time CARBON FORK and Campy Chorus parts. The frame is mint and parts are in great shape. It ride like new. No issues. Itís been sitting for many years. I love the look of it.

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Price drop to $160
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https://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/bi...096283941.html

Trek Road Bike 52cm 12speed - $200 (Jamaica Plain)



Bike is ready to ride, light Renolds 501 steer frame, size 52cm seat tube measurement, with suntour cyclone front derailed, shimano 105 rear derailed, sugino double ring cranks set, shimano down tube shifters, gran-Compe side pull brakes, cinelli stem and handle bars, brakes work good, brake pads are in good shape, shifts into gear fine, tires hold air, 700c wheel set is true, tires still have plenty of life in them, chain is lightly greased, saddle is comfortable, seat post can be adjusted, pedals spin, drop handle bars with Dia-Compe levers, black grip tape. 2 gears in the front 6 gears in the back.


Can fit someone who is 5'5"-5'8" roughly in height.

Includes rear rack.

As long as the post is up the bike will be available, the post will be taken down as soon as the bike is sold.
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Old 04-06-20, 05:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Rocket-Sauce
Gone...
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Old 04-06-20, 09:08 PM
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Cheap!

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Fillet brazed Ritchey - 22-inch ctc - $999:

Vintage Tom Ritchey Classic Fillet Brazed Road Bike Frame & Fork Steel

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Couple of goodies in Dallas,

Shogun team issue - $350

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"Vintage MTB goodness!!
This bike has a rad frame and is a full Shimano XT group set even the pedals.
Yeah it’s scratched up, It’s a old trail bike!
You don’t see these everyday.
21.5” or large"

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1977 Schwinn Volare 58cm Dura-Ace - $600 (Lewisville)

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"One of the rarest, most sought after Schwinn bikes...only made in ‘77 & ‘78. Beautiful bike is in outstanding condition. Bike needs nothing...everything works perfectly. Original Dura-Ace components with Crane rear derailleur, which was rebranded Dura-Ace the next year. Great riding bike. Time for someone else to enjoy.
*Reynolds 531 steel tubing including fork
*New 32mm Extralite Compass tires, the finest tires available
*Front rings 42/52...six gear rear cluster
*High end Mavic rims/Maillard 700 hubs"
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Dang! That is cool.

Very cool stuff!

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Bianchi Brava - $50 (Davenport, IA)

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Might be a long wait getting from Italy, but here's a survivor Wolsit.

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Old 04-07-20, 10:55 AM
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Centurion Elite 12 - $75 (Lufkin, TX)

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Got a few fun ones here:

1987 Schwinn Prelude in Ice Pink. $300 OBO. Beautiful color. Non-original parts, but still period correct. White saddle and Benotto bar tape really make it sing. Tempting.



Mid to later '80s Univega Nuovo Sport in a really fun color for $70 at Bremerton's local super mega bike as-is seller. Spline triple butted tubing even! The finish of the components on most of his bikes are usually pretty roasted, but they get indoor storage and a lot of times the paint is still good. You won't find a Colnago in any of his listings, but there are many decent mid-level bikes.



And finally, a 1976 Motobecane Grand Touring for $225. Lovely shape, but I'm going to call "bent fork" as that is much too little rake/offset for a GT. An image search corroborated my suspicions. It's right next door to [MENTION=381793]gugie[/MENTION] so that could be corrected in short order.

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5 week old ad- really? Seems like it should have sold by now.

Serotta Nova Special X - $400 (Tyler, TX)

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Originally Posted by Clang
Bianchi Brava - $50 (Davenport, IA)

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...3167910169626/

i saw that, just cant justify the drive these days.
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Dawes Galaxy - $150 (San Antonio, TX)

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Mystery Bike - $30 (Waco, TX)

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Cannondale Criterium - $135 (Rockwall, TX)

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Originally Posted by Clang
Interesting! Tubular wheelset and Shimano 600ex components (at least from the front hub and pedals) worth a buy!
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Originally Posted by Unca_Sam
Interesting! Tubular wheelset and Shimano 600ex components (at least from the front hub and pedals) worth a buy!
Perfect donor bike and no where near me...
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Old 04-07-20, 02:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Clang
ANYONE close, BUY it.
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Originally Posted by Clang
Bianchi Brava - $50 (Davenport, IA)

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...3167910169626/

It is very tempting. $50 is a steal for that with a Tange frame and 105. I've been wanting one of these since my Sport SX broke but als it is too far and the timing is not right.


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i saw that, just cant justify the drive these days.
Isn't gasohol under a $1 a gallon out there?
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