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Old 12-13-18, 11:55 PM
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Fuji Espree Ď85

I have a Fuji Espree Ď85 but itís 21 inches and Iím 6í0. Everything is original but the saddle. It looks like it came straight out of the catalog. I canít post urls cause I donít have 10 posts yet. I like Nishikis but am open to other bikes. Had a sweet comp III and sold it cause Iím dumb.
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Old 12-14-18, 06:24 PM
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1991 Miyata 1000 LT



Itís a long shot but who knows...
Iíve got a 1991 Miyata 1000 LT in the 57cm size, and Iíd love to swap it for a 1000 in the 60cm size.
Iíd prefer the 1991, but Iíll totally consider other years. I am looking for the STB tubing, though. Frame only, full bike, we can work something out.
cheers!

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Old 12-17-18, 09:44 PM
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Here I have a VITUS Aluminum 979 Dural frame in 58 CM. Too big for me. Frame is in great shape and has no damage.

Im currently riding a 55 CM or even possibly a 56 Cm. Im looking for a Steel frame in trade.



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Old 12-18-18, 09:15 PM
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What an interesting frame, Manny66. Looks zippy...
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Old 12-20-18, 12:00 PM
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Originally Posted by tatelabianca666 View Post
What an interesting frame, Manny66. Looks zippy...
Yes these were made famous by the Great Sean Kelly who rode these frames to many Classic's victories in the 80's. If I remember correctly Robert Millar rode a Vitus in Peugot stickers in the Tour De France too, but he had the Carbon version.

These frames have just enough flex and stiffness.
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Old 12-21-18, 05:05 PM
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WTT 1990 EM 10th Anniversary 56cm frame only for same or comparable EM in 60cm or bigger (and 60 may be too small). A few standard chips and scratches as usual.

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Old 12-24-18, 02:03 AM
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That EM is my size and definitely will have one some day but I have no EM frame to trade for it
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Old 12-24-18, 02:53 AM
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Originally Posted by malcala622 View Post
That EM is my size and definitely will have one some day but I have no EM frame to trade for it
No worries, imho you're pretty good at this whole C+V racket, get yer game on, find me a big one, needs to be iconic, 7-11, Molteni, Faema, Motorola or preferably same 10th. It actually needs to be 62-64 at least but could be smaller if it has to.

I would love for you to have this, it came from a very good friend and stewardship is important as well.
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Old 12-24-18, 07:48 PM
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Like one of these (link)? Available local to me, but too rich for my budget.






Originally Posted by merziac View Post
No worries, imho you're pretty good at this whole C+V racket, get yer game on, find me a big one, needs to be iconic, 7-11, Molteni, Faema, Motorola or preferably same 10th. It actually needs to be 62-64 at least but could be smaller if it has to.

I would love for you to have this, it came from a very good friend and stewardship is important as well.
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Old 12-24-18, 09:01 PM
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Originally Posted by CO_Hoya View Post
Like one of these (link)? Available local to me, but too rich for my budget.






Holy c**p, yep, just like those and not that I have the $$$ but I would trade for any of the 3 team bikes in a heartbeat.
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Old 12-29-18, 11:40 PM
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WTB/WTT 1982 Trek 720/728: My 24" for your 21"

This is a long shot, but here goes:
Is there anyone out there riding a 1982 Trek 720/728 that feels their frame is too small/ doesn't ride it anymore, because...?

I'm looking for a 54cm (21") 1982 Trek 720 frame to buy or exchange for the 24" 1982 Trek 720/728 that is currently in my garage not being ridden nearly enough.
I would ideally do a frame swap with someone that has a similar condition '82 720. Frame has no dents or dings, minor paint blemishes on the stays indicative of use. Overall, I'd say the paint is in very good condition, some peeling of the downtube decal but no fading, some oxidation on the head badge. All in all- gently ridden for 36 year old frame.

I can post pictures for someone that is in a serious and similar like mind. I'd need to break it down to F,F,HS but if you're interested in a full build swap, it is mostly stock with the exception of riser style bars and a more recent SRAM rear derailleur, tires are going to need replacing, but most everything else as I mentioned is original stock.

Might consider other Reynolds 531 tubing Vintage Trek Touring frames in a 21" size.

Located in Huntington Beach, CA

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Old 01-10-19, 06:21 PM
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Have: 58cm CTC Lotus Classique. A few paint scratches, but chrome is in great condition. Frame only swap preferred.

Want: 60cm CTC Lotus Classique or Centurion SemiPro

Here's the current build on my Lotus:

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Old 01-14-19, 07:40 AM
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Originally Posted by gugie View Post
Have: 58cm CTC Lotus Classique. A few paint scratches, but chrome is in great condition. Frame only swap preferred.

Want: 60cm CTC Lotus Classique or Centurion SemiPro

Here's the current build on my Lotus:

That's a gorgeous bike.
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Old 01-17-19, 05:03 AM
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HAVE: 58cm Motobecane Jubilee Sport, ISO: 54-56CM Touring-Cross Bike

HAVE: 1982ish Motobecane Jubilee Sport - 58cm - Light Blue - Columbus Inexternal Tubing
WANT: Touring/cross bike with enough clearance for 35mm tires in 54-56cm size

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Anyone interested in a big Lemond Tourmalet? It's a 59mm but measured
c to c. so its more like a 62 with a long top tube. I'd be interested in a comparable bike or frame swap closer to 56-57mm. Fat tire fit would be a plus. I'd also be interested in a trade for a solid 126mm clyde friendly "rando" wheelset 650b or 700c. I'm not particularly attached to the 32h wheel set so if the frame go's they would be available.

59mm Lemond Tourmalet


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Old 01-20-19, 12:09 PM
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70s Schwinn Sports Tourer swap?

I'm looking for a small (19-21") 70s Sports Tourer, Super Sport, or Superior. There's a BIG one (63cm) in fantastic shape on the local CL, but nothing in my size. Anyone have a small Sports Tourer, Super Sport, or Superior they'd want to trade for this big guy if I picked it up?

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Old 01-20-19, 09:19 PM
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1996 Gitane Victorie


I will trade for a 54cm Bridgestone RB 1 or 2
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Old 01-24-19, 06:01 PM
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ISO: a 90’s Trek MTB frame. Tig is fine. True temper tubing great, DB preferred. Don’t need the fork. Head cups would be nice but not necessary. Any colour but no dents. Head tube length must be in the 90-95mm range. An 18” frame would have this.

Have: so many frames to offer, all types! Other stuff as well.

if anyone has one of these which just doesn’t seem to get built up, give it some consideration.

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Old 01-26-19, 04:41 AM
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I have a 1978 Fuji Professional 58 st 57 tt that I absolutely Love but sadly it is too big for me. It is all original except for the Wheelset.
Ideally would Love to trade for the same in 56 or 57cm size. But would consider other Framesets or full bikes.



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Old 01-26-19, 05:02 PM
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^^^ Absolutely stunning Fuji. Wow! ^^^
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^^^ Absolutely stunning Fuji. Wow! ^^^
+1 It also doesnít shout out poorly fitting bike to me, but Iím sure the rider knows.
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+1 It also doesnít shout out poorly fitting bike to me, but Iím sure the rider knows.
That setup was just for pics.
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Old 02-16-19, 06:56 PM
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1983 trek 720 - 25"

Pardon the cross-linking but thought readers of this thread might be interested in my post below. Although interested in trading for a complete 54-56cm comparable Sport Touring bike, let me know what you have. All offers welcomed.

For more photos and details see: 63cm Grail Bike for Trade?


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Old 02-17-19, 04:19 PM
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Very good condition 60 cm Ciocc Designer '84 frameset. Will trade for comparable 55-56 cm equivalent.
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Hi all,
In an attempt to streamline the trade process I've put together an online spreadsheet where members can quickly see all available bikes as well as what members are seeking in trade. The hope is that using this new format, trades will be easier to identify. I am leaving link below and would love to hear what you guys think of this idea. Please feel free to click around and even add a bike or two of your own.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets...kE-3MiPc#gid=0
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