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Old 11-25-09, 10:57 AM
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Take a look at this...

Am I the crazy one or is there actually something special about this bike. Not much showed up in a search about it so what do you guys think? BTW I am not interested I just want to see why this seller would think this bike could command such a price...

http://albany.craigslist.org/bik/1476700729.html
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Old 11-25-09, 11:00 AM
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Well, it has break cables, those are unusual.

Typical dilusional seller.
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Old 11-25-09, 11:01 AM
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Need better pictures. It doesn't look like anything special from what I can see. Dork disk, and I think I see the gleam of steel wheels. Maybe some of the Raleigh experts will chime in with their assesments.
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Old 11-25-09, 11:08 AM
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Seller states that he's "willing to dicker a little".
I love that.
Offer him $90
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Old 11-25-09, 11:19 AM
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I don't think 'Dicker' means what you think it does

Bring $850 and a tube of chain lube
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Old 11-25-09, 11:38 AM
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well it is made in Nottingham England maybe Robin Hoods son built it. and the sring/gell seat really boost the price
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Yeah that seat is pretty ridiculous, it looks heavier than the bike itself...maybe it has an ejector button and parachute for sticky situations?
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The Firebird model was similar ,but earlier than the Raleigh Record. A very basic model-lugged steel frame, cottered steel crank, possibly (really long time ago, so hard to remember exactly) Huret steel derailleurs, steel rims. In good condition, $75 if he is lucky. Wonder what bicycle rubber he is smoking in order to ask the princely sum of $900. Lucky for the potential buyer that he is willing to dicker a bit.
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It's not worth the 5 hour drive even if it was $100.
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Originally Posted by Machin Shin View Post
Need better pictures. It doesn't look like anything special from what I can see. Dork disk, and I think I see the gleam of steel wheels. Maybe some of the Raleigh experts will chime in with their assesments.
Dork disk?
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Old 11-25-09, 06:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Metzinger View Post
Seller states that he's "willing to dicker a little".
I love that.
Offer him $90
exactly what I was thinking.
start at 90 and go down.
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I had one of those in orange. It was nothing special, I sold it to a friend for $75.
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that's a $25 bike if I ever saw one.
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Originally Posted by Bianchigirll View Post
well it is made in Nottingham England maybe Robin Hoods son built it


Where's the Sherriff of Nottingham to give him a price citation?
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Originally Posted by akcapbikeforums View Post
Dork disk?
Dork disk. Don't ask me, I didn't name it. Aka spoke protector
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Originally Posted by Machin Shin View Post
Dork disk. Don't ask me, I didn't name it. Aka spoke protector
Dork disc, stamped drops, and Cyclone M-II. Now that's an interesting combo? Hehehe.,,,,BD
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Originally Posted by Zaphod Beeblebrox View Post
I don't think 'Dicker' means what you think it does

Bring $850 and a tube of chain lube


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Old 11-26-09, 08:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Bikedued View Post
Dork disc, stamped drops, and Cyclone M-II. Now that's an interesting combo? Hehehe.,,,,BD
Thanks! I like to take the path less traveled. It also had Suntour Barcons. Great bike. Wish I hadn't sold it. Raleigh Super Grand Prix.



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Take a look at this ... also from the Albany Craig's List ... $885 less !!!


Schwinn Bicycle - $15 (Greenwich)

http://albany.craigslist.org/bik/1482747855.html


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Schwinn Caliente Bicycle for sale.


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