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Red Super LeTour 12.2 at $53 with less than 24 hrs. to go:
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Heck of a deal...
** Classic 1976 Nishiki International - One Owner - $80 (Golden, CO)
Champagne color. I've owned this baby since new. Just got a new Trek and need to clean out the stable after all these years. Everything is original except for tires, tubes, pedals and brake pads. It's been lightly ridden and has relatively few scratches. She cleans up reeeel gooood. Come take it for a ride. You will not be disappointed.

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Call me at (720)929-0503 if you've got questions. DON'T WAIT - it won't be here forever ...

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men's panasonic roadbike - $150
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AWESOME 70's Schwinn Tall Frame - $200

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I have been tempted by this old one.

Vintage Raleigh Sprite 72 Bike - $60

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First time poster here...

Been thinking about building up a SS to commute to school. What do you guys think of this? I haven't bid yet but am strongly considering it. Thanks in advance!

https://cgi.ebay.com/1970s-Gitane-Pro...d=p3911.c0.m14

The seller also has an "early 80's Lotus frame" as well. Any advice is greatly appreciated!
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Originally Posted by mkfa10
First time poster here...

Been thinking about building up a SS to commute to school. What do you guys think of this? I haven't bid yet but am strongly considering it. Thanks in advance!

https://cgi.ebay.com/1970s-Gitane-Pro...d=p3911.c0.m14

The seller also has an "early 80's Lotus frame" as well. Any advice is greatly appreciated!
It's French, so replacement parts can be problematic, but since he has the parts, I wouldn't worry about that too much. I would at least buy the cranks from him (but ask the seller if one chainring can be removed for your ss conversion). And get the brake calipers. With the Mafac centerpull brakes, you should be able to easily accommodate 700c wheels. I've done this many times with Mafacs on Peugeots.

Oh yeah, and I would post this question on the ss/fixie forum. You should get lots of pointers on how to proceed with a conversion.

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Thanks a lot for the tips!
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Originally Posted by mkfa10
First time poster here...

Been thinking about building up a SS to commute to school. What do you guys think of this? I haven't bid yet but am strongly considering it. Thanks in advance!

https://cgi.ebay.com/1970s-Gitane-Pro...d=p3911.c0.m14

The seller also has an "early 80's Lotus frame" as well. Any advice is greatly appreciated!
I can tell you the Lotus frame is no good—vertical dropouts.
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Originally Posted by jtgotsjets
I can tell you the Lotus frame is no good—vertical dropouts.
To say nothing of the crunched seat tube.
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Originally Posted by 23skidoo
To say nothing of the crunched seat tube.


Wonder if the seat tube could be reamed with a very long seat post (or one attached to a rod)?

Btw, aren't vertical dropouts ok for SS, but definitely bad for fixed gear.

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Far from a bargain, but still interesting - 55cm 1984 Medici Gran Turismo with original order sheet.

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Originally Posted by Rammer
Btw, aren't vertical dropouts ok for SS, but definitely bad for fixed gear.
They're ok in the sense that you can install a chain tensioner and be ok, but it's a less than elegant solution.
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VITUS 979 - $350 (chgo-oakpark)

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VITUS 979 burgandy and chrome in great shape made with french 979 aluminum. collectable and rideable. 22" frame ALL DURA-ACE COMPS.

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Originally Posted by mkfa10
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Been thinking about building up a SS to commute to school. What do you guys think of this? I haven't bid yet but am strongly considering it. Thanks in advance!

https://cgi.ebay.com/1970s-Gitane-Pro...d=p3911.c0.m14

The seller also has an "early 80's Lotus frame" as well. Any advice is greatly appreciated!
Good candidate I think. The Gitane TdF was the lightest production frame of its day (lighter than the PX-10 even, by a few grams). You'll end up with something very quick and agile yet able to take some pounding on city streets. Also no braze-ons and bosses make for a "harmless" conversion.
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https://pensacola.craigslist.org/bik/1355859742.html

Lady's Schwinn Paramount (Pensacola)

Highly modified, late 60's or early 70's Paramount. Small lady's frame, upright steel handlebars and stem, Brooks "mattress" leather saddle, rubber pedals, plastic fenders. Wide range gearing with Huret rear shifter, unknown front. 15 speed with "granny gear" chain ring. Rubber hand grips with Suntour bar end shifters. Front center-pull, rear side pull brakes. Pletcher (sp?) rack. Reynolds 531 frame, lightly pitted chrome stay ends and head tube lugs. Will post pictures and more info in days to come; will answer questions as quickly as possible. Very good condition, still used regularly, but the owner has hit 80 and is getting dizzy spells - time to pass it on.
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Someone Needs to grab this!!!!! Wish i was taller!!!!
62cm Centurion Super Sport Campy Equiped - $225 (Huntington Beach)

Date: 2009-09-03, 8:33AM PDT
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For sale is a 62cm Centurion Super Sport 10-speed road bike with a mix of Campagnolo and suntour components.

62cm Chromoly frame and fork,with campagnolo front and rear drop outs
Campagnolo record headset, bottom bracket, crankset, friction shift levers, pedals, brake levers, and side-pull rear caliper
Weinmann side-pull front caliper
Suntour front and rear derailleur set
Sunshine hubs
3ttt stem and Cinelli italian drop bars

It has normal wear and tear to the paint, but not in bad shape with no dings, dents, cracks, or bends. Very light for its era at almost exactly 20 lbs with kickstand (can easily be removed). Light and agile bike for that tall rider. Check out higher quality pictures and my other items for sale at https://bikebuilds.blogspot.com and thanks for looking!

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It's actually a Univega Super Sport, a very rare Univega.




Pics are from the guys blog
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Peugeot PX-10 Reynolds 531 Vintage Road Bike - $300
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Originally Posted by brian3069

Looks like just a frame set with a little extra:

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Here's a lesser Peugeot frame set, but only $65:

Peugeot Road frame - $65 (san jose east)

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1984 Black/Blue Peugeot PH10L Road frame, 103 "CARBOLITE" tubing internally brazed with brazed on cable stops, bottle cage fittings, and chain rest. Frame is tall 62cm and has horizontal dropouts, comes as is with alloy racing drop bars, alloy aero style stem,Weinmann 500 alloy side pull brakes. Bike also comes with original SOLIDA 5170 alloy 40, 52T crank. Open to trades email what you got. Sold AS IS. CASH ONLY. LOCAL PICK UP. $65 obo Email or call (408)509-3045

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A pretty Raleigh frame. Add a chrome fork and you'll have something nice:

https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bik/1356997918.html

Beautiful 55cm Raleigh Steel Frame - $200 (alameda)

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Gorgeous 55 cm Raleigh Reynolds 531 Steel Frame with nice lugs. Campagnolo drop outs.

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https://losangeles.craigslist.org/lgb...352359434.html

Peugeot PX10 road bike - $100 (Garden Grove)

Date: 2009-08-31, 5:17PM PDT
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check out my other road bikes for sale at https://www.the-climb.net/


PEugeot PX10 road bike. original components except for the campy bar end shifters. great bike. ready to ride. priced cheap because it has a dent on the top tube. still ridable, just not as pretty. 63cm

$100

call/text 714-688-6475

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This one sure seems underpriced to me, but I don't know Trek's.

Trek 820 Mountain Track Bike - $100 (Savannah, GA)

Nice condition, Cro-Moly frame. Great 21 speed bike, Vision Vuelta wheels with Shimano Altus gear change thing. Email for more details and more pics.

https://savannah.craigslist.org/bik/1356924844.html
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Someone snatch up that Trek 820. It's definitely underpriced.
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Here is a bike you don't see every day.

Bamboo three wheeled bicycle - $350 (Fernandina Beach)

Rare Bamboo Bicycle metal frame with real bamboo fenders and real wicker baskets and frame wraped with wicker. can be ridden by a child or adult. Aprox. 72" long x 28" wide. Could be used a display in a store.

https://jacksonville.craigslist.org/bik/1356302679.html
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