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Old 10-26-10, 04:03 PM
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Mavic GP4 Vintage Sew ups. - $45 (Jamaica Plain)

Date: 2010-10-26, 12:22PM EDT
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One set of classic sew up wheels. Minor brake wear on the rims. Specialized sealed bearing hubs. Dura Ace 6 speed straight block freewheel included. Front wheel needs a spoke (removed to use on another wheel of mine)

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Originally Posted by Roger M
Anyone loking for a new Cannondale Black Lightning? Any guesses on what the ending bid will be?

https://cgi.ebay.com/1988-88-Cannonda...item45f63f40c4
I would imagine it will sell for way too much, but atleast it is the good one with Sprint

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Originally Posted by Bianchigirll
I would imagine it will sell for way too much, but atleast it is the good one with Sprint
So what is it that brings so much demand for this model? It must be the colors? The components aren't anything special.

I know some of the other makers have blacked out bikes from the 80s, but from what I have seen, they don't command the dollars that this bike does.

FWIW, I do like the looks of this bike, but wont buy one unless it is a great score.
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Originally Posted by Roger M
So what is it that brings so much demand for this model? It must be the colors? The components aren't anything special.

I know some of the other makers have blacked out bikes from the 80s, but from what I have seen, they don't command the dollars that this bike does.

FWIW, I do like the looks of this bike, but wont buy one unless it is a great score.
Come on now, Sprint 9000 rocks and it looks super hot in the black anno. But yeah, its no Dura-Ace I guess...
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I've corresponded with the seller and his reserve was going to be $700.
My guess is he will get that: new, 54cm, 14 speed but not cantilever.
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Looks like an 85-86 Fuji League. My guess is that you could get this for close to $100.

Fuji Bicycle - $150 (Philly/Roxborough)

Date: 2010-10-26, 6:50AM EDT
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I am selling a Fuji bicycle for a friend. Besides being a little dusty, the bike is in really good condition. It's a little old, but everything is straight. I'm not sure how to identify the exact model. It was expensive when it was purchased, but I'm not sure what it's worth now. I'm looking for 150$ OBO. Don't hesitate to make an offer.

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Anyone looking for a nice Mixte for their wife or girlfriend? This looks like it was never ridden

Woman's Lotus Challenger SX Road Bike - $95 (Burlington Cty, NJ)

Date: 2010-10-26, 9:25PM EDT
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Woman's Lotus Challenger SX 12 speed road bike for sale. It's a really nice pink color with hardly a blemish -- looks almost brand new. The frame is a Tange 900 cro-mo double butted tubing. It has Shimano shifters and a Shimano front derailleur and Suntour rear derailleur. The crank is a Sakae SA. It also has Shimano side pull brakes, handles and safety levers. It has 27" Araya alloy rims. Come take it out for a test ride! I'm asking $95 or best offer. If you're interested, send me an email.





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i dunno about peugeots but this looks real nice.
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That Lotus is hot.
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Originally Posted by senisbs
Cash in hand and you probably can get it even lower. He will make some, you will get your bike. Go for it, good deal at $350.
not any more, I guess...
https://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...#ht_487wt_1159
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The way I look at it still $70 shy of 350... Auction ended early due to local sale? GO FOR IT!

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Extremely Rare 1983 DeRosa. 50th Anniv Campy. Fire Red/Chrome - $390 (Berklee/Symphony/Mass ave)

Date: 2010-10-27, 1:39PM EDT
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This is a big one...Read carefully as there is a lot to this very special frame. It is a 1983 deRosa, bottom bracket made by Cinelli (common practice) with japanese lockring, Columbus Tubing(including chrom fork), 50th Anniversary chrome campy fork ends and campy dropouts. I aquired this frame from a famous bike shop in Philadelphia, the shop professionally repainted it a stunning "Lava Orange/black and chrome" that will catch anyone's eye. The paint has a few very, very slight knicks in the paint and be easily touched up to smoothed down. DeRosa is know for its "hearts" in the well crafted Lugs, as shown in the picture below. I suggest that if you do not plan to ride this frame, wrap it in plastic wrap, bubble wrap and put it away for a long long time as an investment. If not, Ride the S*&% out of it , as I can only imagine how it rides.

The "Bill Nye the science guy" of cycles can explain a bit better on its worth and ranking among Derosas elitesism in the cycle world. ...copy and paste link..> https://sheldonbrown.com/vrbn-a-f.html#derosa

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Old 10-27-10, 03:13 PM
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Speculation on size? i just spotted that one too. 59cm?
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Paramount? Near Seattle.

1988 Schwinn Paramount - $800 (Kent)

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Frameset and component group purchased at Bicycles West in Burien, 1988

50th Anniversary Paramount frameset with “Standard Fork” not Special Edition “Gold Fork”

Frame serial # is 560BWA88063 Frame is 56cm

Suntour Superbe Pro component set purchased new in 1988 with frame

Accushift indexing shifters with 13 to 21 (6spd) rear set and 42&53 front chain rings

Brakes still have original pads with maybe 10% wear

Superbe Pro hubs with Mavic 32 spoke CXP-12 clincher rims. Built by Winkle Wheel

Specialized Magnesium Comp seat

Cinelli 64-40 bar and Cinelli stem

Superbe Pro headset is installed. Original unused Stronglite headset included with the bike



Bike is in excellent condition. You can see how little it was ridden by the brake pad wear on the ORIGINAL brake pads. Bike originally came with Mavic sew-up rims. I thought about riding again in the mid to late 90’s so I had new Mavic clincher rims built with the original Superbe hubs. Winkle Wheel built them and used the “RACE LACE” pattern on the spokes. I only put a couple hundred miles on the new wheels and hung the bike in the attic until now. There is very little wear on this bike. It has a couple of paint chips here and there from being parked in the garage and moving to new houses over the last 2 decades.



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More like 57cm...

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This could make for a nice holiday gift.

EDDY MERCKX TEAM 7-ELEVEN DURA-ACE ROAD BIKE - $1900
THE BIKE WAS HANDMADE IN BELGIUM IN 1990 AND IS A 58CM CENTER TO CENTER.
THE FRAME IS MADE OF COLUMBUS TSX CHROME MOLLY STEEL.

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classic and rare Eisentraut roadbike - $400 (Boulder, CO)

Hey this bike is great! The frame is so sturdy, steel excellent craftsmanship. Could use a paintjob but this bike would be worth a lot more than $400 with a paintjob . I just need the money. Good bike to flip too if you don't intend to just ride it. It is equipped with classic Dura-ace components and runs like a charm. Earl Eisentraut was a frame builder in Oakland California who was the apprentice of one of the best Italian builders and for a while was considered if not the best builder in the USA but runner-up. The frame is pretty small so would be ideal for someone ranging from 5 foot to 5' 10" however I'm 6'2" and I rode it just fine because there is a lot of room in the seat post. This bike would look like new with just a little paint. Perfect bike for a guy who would want to paint it and give it to his girlfriend. Lights included. I got a quote from a knowledgeable guy saying this bike would be worth $1400 all painted and shiny, selling to the right person. It is perfectly fine now but if you just put a little money into it and flip it you would definitely come out on top. Please email or call me at 720-xxx-xxxx.

I can't believe that this isn't gone yet, even if it was only made by "Earl Eisentraut." Must be Albert's little brother
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Originally Posted by tmh657
This could make for a nice holiday gift.
That would make a nice holiday decoration!

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More gift ideas.

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531 TI Reynolds Limited Tie - $5 (Batavia)

Date: 2010-10-27, 11:03AM CDT
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Two available for $5 each.

Still in plastic, never worn.

Blue tie with green and yellow diagnal stripes.

If interested, email or call 630-389-0000.

*Batavia is located 40 miles west of Chicago.

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Originally Posted by Rocket-Sauce
https://boston.craigslist.org/gbs/bik/2028607408.html

Extremely Rare 1983 DeRosa. 50th Anniv Campy. Fire Red/Chrome - $390 (Berklee/Symphony/Mass ave)

Date: 2010-10-27, 1:39PM EDT
Reply to: sale-ezzzy-2028607408@craigslist.org [Errors when replying to ads?]

This is a big one...Read carefully as there is a lot to this very special frame. It is a 1983 deRosa, bottom bracket made by Cinelli (common practice) with japanese lockring, Columbus Tubing(including chrom fork), 50th Anniversary chrome campy fork ends and campy dropouts. I aquired this frame from a famous bike shop in Philadelphia, the shop professionally repainted it a stunning "Lava Orange/black and chrome" that will catch anyone's eye. The paint has a few very, very slight knicks in the paint and be easily touched up to smoothed down. DeRosa is know for its "hearts" in the well crafted Lugs, as shown in the picture below. I suggest that if you do not plan to ride this frame, wrap it in plastic wrap, bubble wrap and put it away for a long long time as an investment. If not, Ride the S*&% out of it , as I can only imagine how it rides.

The "Bill Nye the science guy" of cycles can explain a bit better on its worth and ranking among Derosas elitesism in the cycle world. ...copy and paste link..> https://sheldonbrown.com/vrbn-a-f.html#derosa

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Hrmmmmmmmm, I would be cautious of this one for a couple of reasons:

1) Why would someone paint a "very special frame" like this?
2) Knowing the rarity of such a frame, why would someone only price it at $390
3) Heart cut-outs are not exactly exclusive to De Rosa; my Ciocc and Battaglin have them too

It's odd, is all I am saying...
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That's a SERIOUSLY pretty EM.

Think those rims are tubular or clincher?

If tubular, I have an excuse not to buy it. If clincher...
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Originally Posted by rccardr
That's a SERIOUSLY pretty EM.

Think those rims are tubular or clincher?

If tubular, I have an excuse not to buy it. If clincher...
They look like clinchers to me.
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I can't believe that this isn't gone yet, even if it was only made by "Earl Eisentraut." Must be Albert's little brother
...or his evil twin.

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Another Xmas decoration...

Richard Sachs- Frame #18, Documented Collectable - $2900 (burlingame)

Date: 2010-10-28, 6:28AM PDT
Reply to: https://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/bik/2029889095.html

This is a well known, well documented bike. Completely period, down to the skewers....I purchased this bike to hang on the wall, not to ride. With a recent move, the 'Bike Wall' is no longer, so this treasure has to go. Near Pristine condition, being very, very critical!! This is a piece of history...

The frame was fully repainted by Joe Bell in 2003 in its original rose gold. According to Richard, this is the oldest RS bike still in use. It is 60cm center to center and the top tube length is 57cm.. The head tube length is 18cm. Previous owner put in period correct NOS Campagnolo Nuovo record parts in 2003 and used it maybe the most 50 miles and it has mostly been displayed inside his home, now mine.. Some of the parts even came from the collection of Richard, himself. Previous replaced the wheelset a few days ago with a NOS Champion Mixte rims laced with double gauge spokes, the tires are brand new also (Michelin Dynamic). This wheelset is special because it can be used as clinchers or tutbulars (very unique), lucky to have found these rims brand new.The rear derralleur is PAT 74. It comes with a matching silca pump with upgraded head with a Campagnolo Steel head (brand new) which is rare. The pump is attached to a Campagnolo umbrella type clip on. The bike comes with a rare campagnolo triple chainset. The cable guide at the bottom of the seat tube is a period correct campagnolo cable guide which you can see at the bottom of the seat tube near the bottom bracket.It also has three campagnolo cable cable guides which I sourced brand new. The hubs are also nuovo record which came from Richard Sachs and also the elegant Unicanitor suede saddle. The seat pin is also campagnolo. Toe clips and pedals are campagnolo nuovo record too.The seat post is Nuovo record. Even the handle bar wrap is period correct. There are minor scratches on the inside of the driveside chain stay caused by the chain whenever the rear wheel is removed. There is also a tiny dot mark (hardly noticeable on the chainstay of the non drive side.) and also tiny dot scratches on both left and right rear dropouts.This bike comes with a written testimonial by Richard sachs that it was his 18th frame ever made and is the oldest still in use,This bike is featured in Richard sachs homepage:

More info on this bike:
As the 18th frameset he made in Chester, Connecticut, in 1975, this is one of the earliest works of the master artisan, Richard Sachs.
It is a 60 cm frame, made for the owner of Hodson Bay Cycles in Indianapolis. I acquired it sometime in 2003, and recently had it restored by Joe Bell in rose gold with a cream headtube panel.
Richie was kind enough to sell me part of his personal collection of NOS Campagnolo Nuovo Record parts. The rear derailleur even has "Pat. 74" markings on it! The brand new Cinelli Unicanitor also came from e-Richie.
According to Richard, this is the oldest Richard Sachs on record that is still being ridden. In addition, the number 18 is special in his religion, meaning "life", among other things. The Hebrew translation of the number 18 is "chai", and the word "L'chayim" means "to life", which is a common phrase to end toasts and other similar gestures.
As such, he said that it is very good that I have given number 18 a new life. By the way, I was 18 years old in 1975 when Richard made this frameset.
The ride is a typical Sachs bike which is solid and very smooth. The handling is simply unbelievable and is very stable at high speed. This bike is just too darn perfect.
Thank you again to Richard Sachs for creating this stunning work of art and for helping me restore this beauty. Of course, many thanks as well to Joe Bell for the stunning restoration.

I live in Hillsborough and work in San Mateo, so showing the bike is easy...

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Originally Posted by senisbs
Another Xmas decoration...

Richard Sachs- Frame #18, Documented Collectable - $2900 (burlingame)

Date: 2010-10-28, 6:28AM PDT
Reply to: https://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/bik/2029889095.html

This is a well known, well documented bike. Completely period, down to the skewers....I purchased this bike to hang on the wall, not to ride. With a recent move, the 'Bike Wall' is no longer, so this treasure has to go. Near Pristine condition, being very, very critical!! This is a piece of history...

The frame was fully repainted by Joe Bell in 2003 in its original rose gold. According to Richard, this is the oldest RS bike still in use. It is 60cm center to center and the top tube length is 57cm.. The head tube length is 18cm. Previous owner put in period correct NOS Campagnolo Nuovo record parts in 2003 and used it maybe the most 50 miles and it has mostly been displayed inside his home, now mine.. Some of the parts even came from the collection of Richard, himself. Previous replaced the wheelset a few days ago with a NOS Champion Mixte rims laced with double gauge spokes, the tires are brand new also (Michelin Dynamic). This wheelset is special because it can be used as clinchers or tutbulars (very unique), lucky to have found these rims brand new.The rear derralleur is PAT 74. It comes with a matching silca pump with upgraded head with a Campagnolo Steel head (brand new) which is rare. The pump is attached to a Campagnolo umbrella type clip on. The bike comes with a rare campagnolo triple chainset. The cable guide at the bottom of the seat tube is a period correct campagnolo cable guide which you can see at the bottom of the seat tube near the bottom bracket.It also has three campagnolo cable cable guides which I sourced brand new. The hubs are also nuovo record which came from Richard Sachs and also the elegant Unicanitor suede saddle. The seat pin is also campagnolo. Toe clips and pedals are campagnolo nuovo record too.The seat post is Nuovo record. Even the handle bar wrap is period correct. There are minor scratches on the inside of the driveside chain stay caused by the chain whenever the rear wheel is removed. There is also a tiny dot mark (hardly noticeable on the chainstay of the non drive side.) and also tiny dot scratches on both left and right rear dropouts.This bike comes with a written testimonial by Richard sachs that it was his 18th frame ever made and is the oldest still in use,This bike is featured in Richard sachs homepage:

More info on this bike:
As the 18th frameset he made in Chester, Connecticut, in 1975, this is one of the earliest works of the master artisan, Richard Sachs.
It is a 60 cm frame, made for the owner of Hodson Bay Cycles in Indianapolis. I acquired it sometime in 2003, and recently had it restored by Joe Bell in rose gold with a cream headtube panel.
Richie was kind enough to sell me part of his personal collection of NOS Campagnolo Nuovo Record parts. The rear derailleur even has "Pat. 74" markings on it! The brand new Cinelli Unicanitor also came from e-Richie.
According to Richard, this is the oldest Richard Sachs on record that is still being ridden. In addition, the number 18 is special in his religion, meaning "life", among other things. The Hebrew translation of the number 18 is "chai", and the word "L'chayim" means "to life", which is a common phrase to end toasts and other similar gestures.
As such, he said that it is very good that I have given number 18 a new life. By the way, I was 18 years old in 1975 when Richard made this frameset.
The ride is a typical Sachs bike which is solid and very smooth. The handling is simply unbelievable and is very stable at high speed. This bike is just too darn perfect.
Thank you again to Richard Sachs for creating this stunning work of art and for helping me restore this beauty. Of course, many thanks as well to Joe Bell for the stunning restoration.

I live in Hillsborough and work in San Mateo, so showing the bike is easy...

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Two observations: 1) "I purchased this bike to hang on the wall, not to ride." Unless it's got some major historical significance (like Eddy won the tour on it, not it's RS's 18th bike), ride the effing thing! It's a bike - it's MADE to be ridden!
2) That paint is hideous - sort of a metallic barf with white panels. Ugh!

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