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

Old 08-17-20, 04:40 PM
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"Late '70s" Trek appears to be an '83, with the under-the-BB cable routing. Tight rear triangle, 7-something? Paint job is so thick (or is that a mediocre PC?) that the serial number might be obscured. And those poor seat stays are crying for mercy with that rack mounting. COVID tax is offset by the too-much-crap-bolted-on discount.

https://madison.craigslist.org/bik/d...179281611.html

Vintage Trek road bike - $225 (Arena)

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Old 08-17-20, 07:21 PM
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Auto-correct strikes again. This "Kettle" is a Kettler German-made early aluminum-frame MTB. Awful photos/info. Cool slingshot stem. I think it's Deore, but I don't know which. Geezer-pleaser saddle.

https://madison.craigslist.org/bik/d...179382864.html

Kettle ALU-RAD - $75

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Old 08-17-20, 08:05 PM
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Not cheap, but definitely a time traveler . . .

https://newyork.craigslist.org/brk/b...179166752.html




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Old 08-17-20, 08:07 PM
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nice!! weren't these early ones with the braze-on studs for Diacompe (and Mafac?) centerpulls?

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My apologies if I got someone's hope up. I ended up buying the bike - came with full set of Karrimor panniers and handlebar bag, small goodies, original catalogue and owners manual, spare spokes, cables and chain. Got it for fair price and owner was happy it is going to a good home. Will post detailed thread at some point. Bike is exceptionally clean and well taken care of.
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Old 08-17-20, 09:59 PM
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Originally Posted by madpogue View Post
Auto-correct strikes again. This "Kettle" is a Kettler German-made early aluminum-frame MTB. Awful photos/info. Cool slingshot stem. I think it's Deore, but I don't know which. Geezer-pleaser saddle.

https://madison.craigslist.org/bik/d...179382864.html

Kettle ALU-RAD - $75

Didn't know they made adult sized rides! Must be a rare one.
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Old 08-18-20, 05:33 AM
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Big 1968 Gitane TdF - $350

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bi...179152282.html



"Classic 1968 Gitane Tour De France bicycle for sale, 25.5" frame, white & chrome, less
than 22 lbs., Campagnolo equipped front & rear derailleurs, front & rear hubs,
shifters, quick release, Simplex "531", fair condition, stored for several
years, $350 cash only, contact Bill show contact info"
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Old 08-18-20, 06:47 AM
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Originally Posted by sheddle View Post
Speaking of reasonably priced Bridgestones, the Mile 112 seems to consistently be a good value compared to RB2/1s.

https://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/b...178257482.html

Bridgestone Mile 112 road bike - $200


Nice, I had one of these and was impressed with how well it road. I expected harshness from the alloy fork but that just wasn't the case. The bike would move out pretty well too. I remember one ride on it when I was feeling good and moving at an unusual 26 mph pace. Came upon a fellow all tucked down in a newer Cervelo that tried to hang with me but the old Bridgestone was too much for him, fun times.
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Old 08-18-20, 08:46 AM
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Originally Posted by 2cam16 View Post
Didn't know they made adult sized rides! Must be a rare one.
They come up on the 'Bay now and then, but not priced like this. It is missing its original color-keyed rear rack.
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Old 08-18-20, 09:41 AM
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Some framesets found today on LA Craigslist:

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/ws...177045817.html

Bott TSX $400





https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sf...162346887.html

Tommasini $590





https://losangeles.craigslist.org/la...179468998.html

22 1984 Stumpy frame $350:



https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sg...178164098.html

Torelli $375



https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sf...176214109.html

Lemond MJ $400





https://losangeles.craigslist.org/ws...162416405.html

Univega 1984 Gran Premio $200

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Old 08-18-20, 10:15 AM
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Originally Posted by niliraga View Post
nice!! weren't these early ones with the braze-on studs for Diacompe (and Mafac?) centerpulls?
Yes and came stock with dia compes
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Old 08-18-20, 12:02 PM
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So, who snagged the 1977 California Masi (black/chrome fork crown/1010 dropouts) that was listed on Seattle CL for $1000?

It's gone now, and I wanted to share it here a couple days ago but was having issues that day with getting photos/links added to the post - so I gave up

It was in fantastic shape, all PC Campy NR. I asked the seller if the paint and decals were original but never heard back.

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Its a wild market , I get it and god bless folks who are getting big $$ for the bikes that were cluttering up their garages but is a $300 GMC Denali "Wally world" bike a sign of the apocalypse?

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Old 08-18-20, 12:16 PM
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https://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/bi...179416135.html

1986 Wicked Fat Chance Mnt Bike - $800 (Revere)

Everything on the bike is original. The bike needs new tires and tubes and a seat. The bike has been in storage for about 20 years....protected from the outside elements. There are very few minor nicks and scrapes on the bike but overall, the bike is in great shape for its age.
Serial #: 86551
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Old 08-18-20, 02:33 PM
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Something you don't see every day, a Martelly (think "Fauxnago"):

Vintage early 1970's Colnago Super Campagnolo replica by Martelly steel frameset

If it was a smidgen bigger, I might have tossed out a bid.

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Old 08-18-20, 03:10 PM
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The Maillot Jaune seems pretty pricey considering I paid $25 for these two frames one of which is a Maillot Jaune. I have seen complete bikes for $500 - $600 with Dura Ace components.




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Some framesets found today on LA Craigslist:

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sf...176214109.html

Lemond MJ $400


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Old 08-18-20, 03:28 PM
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Tall 1978 Bottechia $260

https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bi...179831732.html

Bottecchia road bike - $260


"Vintage 1978 Bottecchia Campione Del Mondo steel road bike

All chrome

Rides good

Found in uncle's basement. He was too short to ride it..."
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Nishiki Cresta - $120 starting bid. Could be a reasonable deal if you can pick it up locally in Montesano, Washington.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Nishiki-Ces...8AAOSw25dfLXfI




This vintage Nishiki Cesta Touring bike with Sugino gp peddles, suntour gear switches, city wide tires, Custom Road Champion handle bars,. Seat a little old has cracks in it & the bike does have scratches bumps for it's vintage . Super light weight japan metal , Hand Crafted by Kawamura a must have bike No returns. Just to inform you shipping box cost $30 + tax by it self.
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Originally Posted by Lemond1985 View Post
Some framesets found today on LA Craigslist:

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/ws...177045817.html

Bott TSX $400






My bike's twin!
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^^^^^ Rob,
Yes, but I am sure that yours may be just a little bit cleaner but that one is ROUGH!
Best, Ben
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That Nishiki ad from eBay ^^^^ belongs on wacky thread. Enjoyable read.
Per seller it has "Suntour GP peddles" "Suntour gear switches" and is made with "Super light weight Japan metal".
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That Nishiki ad from eBay ^^^^ belongs on wacky thread. Enjoyable read.
Per seller it has "Suntour GP peddles" "Suntour gear switches" and is made with "Super light weight Japan metal".
Bonus wacky-points for the abysmal photography and the saddle.

Double-bonus - brake cable routing.

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^^^^^ Rob,
Yes, but I am sure that yours may be just a little bit cleaner but that one is ROUGH!
Best, Ben
Thanks Ben.
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Clean looking Olmo Neuvo Sprint in 57cm $350 https://offerup.co/yS0qDPfb48


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Bonus wacky-points for the abysmal photography and the saddle.

Double-bonus - brake cable routing.
Messaged the seller to ask about the un-photographer rear derailleur. Curious which of the triple pulleys it is.
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Messaged the seller to ask about the un-photographer rear derailleur. Curious which of the triple pulleys it is.
There's a photo (maybe they added it since you messaged) showing it's a Le Pree, printing is quite worn.
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