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09-27-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2,744
Views: 649,591
Posted By WGB

1983/84 Corsaro Astron Before Terrible...

1983/84 Corsaro Astron

Before

Terrible photos but it had Cyclone drivetrain, Tange 2 tubing, Sugino crankset and Dia Compe 500 brakes.
...
09-13-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 58,254
Views: 8,509,215
Posted By WGB

Slightly cheaper than above and I'm unsure if...

Slightly cheaper than above and I'm unsure if value there for the money but nice set anyway.

Buffalo, NY listed yesterday for $400 (owner taking offers)
...
09-07-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 58,254
Views: 8,509,215
Posted By WGB

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/34560628...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/345606283245029
"Mens bike for sale"
$160
Actually a Miyata 721 in North Olmstead Ohio (near Cleveland)

For sale men's Miyata bike, the crank to frame...
09-02-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 876
Posted By WGB

Band on shifters ...

Band on shifters

https://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/ODAwWDUwMA==/z/nq8AAOSwAnhfTunm/$_59.PNG
...
08-30-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 58,254
Views: 8,509,215
Posted By WGB

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/34562843...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/345628439903693
Just posted in Richmond, VA an hour ago

$500

Rare 1979 roadbike full Reynolds 531 campagnolo dropouts front and back. Campagnolo...
08-30-20, 12:21 AM
Replies: 58,254
Views: 8,509,215
Posted By WGB

Somebody must need this posted yesterday ...

Somebody must need this
posted yesterday

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/3250245118402147

Bianchi for $150 Lancaster, PA
Sorry no other info and I don't know model
...
08-29-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 19,647
Views: 3,214,321
Posted By WGB

Wonder if he delivers???? ...

Wonder if he delivers????

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2370821229892822
Newnan GA
Knuckle sandwich
FREE - Like New
Free for anybody that needs it.
...
08-27-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 58,254
Views: 8,509,215
Posted By WGB

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ I saw these and checked and...

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
I saw these and checked and said wow, they're cheap and nice parts too. Really nice looking. They don't look like 60cm unless seller measured from ground, or seat tube from BB to...
08-26-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 58,254
Views: 8,509,215
Posted By WGB

A nice cheap option ...

A nice cheap option

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/719608841919171


Panasonic vintage race bike Orangeville, PA (near Wilkes-Barre)
$99
Seller says "Condition Used - Like New"...
08-26-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 58,254
Views: 8,509,215
Posted By WGB

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/63981534...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/639815346654928
Raleigh Alyeska $150
Posted 4hrs ago Lebanon, Ohio

Per ad:
This bike from mid 1990s light weight (26.5 lbs). Center pull brakes, 18...
08-25-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 19,647
Views: 3,214,321
Posted By WGB

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/94211988...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/942119889573475
Photo looks like something the cops found when they raided the home of Hannibal Lector.

"Did you like to bicycle when you were little...
08-22-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 19,647
Views: 3,214,321
Posted By WGB

A good example of a how an honest seller can be...

A good example of a how an honest seller can be confused as to what constitutes terms such as "excellent condition" or "ready to ride" and a dishonest seller, well....
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2,873
Views: 753,684
Posted By WGB

jad3675 Two things. First, I re-installed...

jad3675

Two things.
First, I re-installed three more times (total 4 installs) and no matter how I placed the tire, same problem. Finally took it to a mechanic who checked wheel for true (which...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2,873
Views: 753,684
Posted By WGB

realyfishy ref: the Zipp tires at Level 9 ...

realyfishy
ref: the Zipp tires at Level 9
Incredible shipping.
Ordered yesterday at 5:11pm, shipped from Utah to near Niagara Falls Canada and arrived at noon!
Installed easy, hardly needed...
08-19-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 58,254
Views: 8,509,215
Posted By WGB

Gotta respect the phrase "Open to any reasonable...

Gotta respect the phrase "Open to any reasonable offer". I suspect it could use nicer parts but for a shiny bike frame and forks, sub $200 isn't bad.......
...
08-15-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 58,254
Views: 8,509,215
Posted By WGB

I have to seat crow on this one Quote: ...

I have to seat crow on this one

Quote:
Originally Posted by WGB View Post...
08-15-20, 05:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By WGB

Was that listed on Kijiji up near Newmarket last...

Was that listed on Kijiji up near Newmarket last week?? I "bought" one exactly like it fir $125 then got an email saying seller'd sold it. I figured it was worth it for the seat alone
08-14-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,201
Posted By WGB

Wheelset and Tektros arrived Gulfport MI to...

Wheelset and Tektros arrived

Gulfport MI to Canada by way of Miami (????) Seriously, that was the USPS routing.

Anyway congrats to ctmullins
Never seen wheels packed that secure! Double...
08-14-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 58,254
Views: 8,509,215
Posted By WGB

Not an amazing price but Canadians have trouble...

Not an amazing price but Canadians have trouble getting reasonably good prices on bikes at the best of times
Welland, Ontario (Near Falls)
Miele Alfa for $250 - seems in Ok shape...
08-07-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 19,647
Views: 3,214,321
Posted By WGB

This seller offers Bike A (not sure what Bike A...

This seller offers Bike A (not sure what Bike A is, but don't believe it's a Moser) and says its the same as Bike B, except it's not.

I added the red highlites
...
08-03-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,669
Posted By WGB

https://buffalo.craigslist.org/bop/d/niagara-falls...

https://buffalo.craigslist.org/bop/d/niagara-falls-bike-parts/7170660436.html

The Ad - High lites are mine

New ,used ,take offs;
I have a lot of parts Schwinn and higher quality parts all from...
08-03-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,669
Posted By WGB

Verbal "Of course the seat post will come out....

Verbal
"Of course the seat post will come out. Wait, why do you want it to come out?"

From actual ad
"Handmade Japanese bike"
(Marinoni)

Current listing on Goodwill Auctions
"Fuji Berkeley...
08-03-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 58,254
Views: 8,509,215
Posted By WGB

Canadian buyers - Toronto area!!! Not much...

Canadian buyers - Toronto area!!!
Not much these days for $400 Canadian (roughly $300 US)
Poster cannot spell Criterium - see decals on bike for hint. Very small frame Gitane and does look clean. ...
07-29-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 19,647
Views: 3,214,321
Posted By WGB

First we let them have bikes and now the bastards...

First we let them have bikes and now the bastards are selling them!

$3000 and out of respect for dad seller couldn't replace the tires??
...
07-22-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 982
Posted By WGB

Was looking at the red bike! Need glasses...

Was looking at the red bike! Need glasses...
07-20-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,316
Posted By WGB

I say build it up - but - only if you're willing...

I say build it up - but - only if you're willing to get custom decals made for a "Raleigh Intercourse" (catchy name).

Ps wait until April 1st and post it as "an unusual Raleigh" and ask if anyone...
07-20-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 58,254
Views: 8,509,215
Posted By WGB

https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/motobecane-...

https://www.invaluable.com/auction-lot/motobecane-bicycle-153-c-bc84a5d997Lot 153: Motobecane BicycleCopake Auctions - Copake, Ny. Sale is 25 July
Motobecane Sport
No other details offered. Est....
Replies: 17
Views: 717
Posted By WGB

Why don't you check local Craigslist bikes? ...

Why don't you check local Craigslist bikes?

Start at low price of say $100 and work your way up. You might be surprised at the local market. We're assuming you know how to change tire but if you...
07-15-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 872
Views: 87,278
Posted By WGB

Haven't driven past here in years. Last I saw...

Haven't driven past here in years.
Last I saw it, the head lights and taillights came on at dusk.
Sorry for quality - used Sh**ty cell phone camera

...
07-14-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,616
Posted By WGB

I was 275 lbs last I weighed myself. Buy any...

I was 275 lbs last I weighed myself.

Buy any good steel bike. Steel is forgiving of big folks. Especially the old school 27in wheel ones. 27 inch tires are usually 27 1/8 or 27 1/4 which are wide...
07-11-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 14,041
Views: 3,022,323
Posted By WGB

dannyboy the seat is worth the $30. Rest is...

dannyboy
the seat is worth the $30. Rest is gravy.
07-03-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 58,254
Views: 8,509,215
Posted By WGB

Unsure if this a deal but hey, either way it is...

Unsure if this a deal but hey, either way it is bike porn
I'm in Canada so if you like I can't facilitate.
...
07-03-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3,179
Views: 279,510
Posted By WGB

kroozer If no one else is going to say it, i...

kroozer
If no one else is going to say it, i will.

91? Still riding?

YOUR DAD ROCKS!!!
07-01-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,622
Posted By WGB

I saw the photo and thought "hey it looks just...

I saw the photo and thought "hey it looks just like my basement!!"

PS love the quote "Thankfully, I don't care". Best attitude to start a project, 100%
06-30-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 727
Posted By WGB

Well done! Please feel free to drop by my...

Well done!

Please feel free to drop by my house and bring along your ADD. I could use it on some of my rides...
Replies: 14
Views: 1,281
Posted By WGB

What is coolest? a) the super-tiny cranks? ...

What is coolest?

a) the super-tiny cranks?
b) the semi-banana bike seat?
c) those bars?

May not be the right bike for riding back drunk from your neighbour's......
06-24-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,745
Posted By WGB

Why 70's for Varsity? In 60's they had downtube...

Why 70's for Varsity? In 60's they had downtube shifting.
06-23-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 829
Posted By WGB

Perhaps also post in frame builder's thread??

Perhaps also post in frame builder's thread??
Replies: 17
Views: 711
Posted By WGB

If you do decide to sell it, switch out the Belt...

If you do decide to sell it, switch out the Belt for an inexpensive one. I own a Belt and have never ridden it but people seem to love them and they sell well on the 'bay. Every time I pull it out I...
06-14-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,412
Posted By WGB

icemilkcoffee when you say legs would get...

icemilkcoffee

when you say legs would get cramped - do you mean the legs hitting the handlebar? It’s not close to hitting the bars though.

It looks like you can't straighten your legs which...
06-12-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By WGB

Sometimes a deal on used parts is too good to be...

Sometimes a deal on used parts is too good to be true

What is this "sometimes" you speak of?
05-30-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 634
Posted By WGB

Per Juvela's comments. You said you bought...

Per Juvela's comments.

You said you bought off the internet.

Is it a Canadian made GP? If so it might be standard thread. I had a Carlton made Super GP that was Raleigh thread. Not certain but...
05-29-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 19,647
Views: 3,214,321
Posted By WGB

The truly terrifying part of this thread is that...

The truly terrifying part of this thread is that if you go back, often just several pages (a few days) and check the actual ads some will be still valid and some will be expired but some will show...
05-27-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 58,254
Views: 8,509,215
Posted By WGB

Canadians only what with Covid and all and...

Canadians only what with Covid and all and probably Canadians located in the London to Windsor area
Don't see much in Ontario asking price $175 Canadian (about $125USD)
...
05-22-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,802
Posted By WGB

Not sure where you are located One for $150...

Not sure where you are located

One for $150 Ithaca, MIsays 23.5 inch frame

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/576344579658547/
05-12-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2,744
Views: 649,591
Posted By WGB

His and hers Schwinn Travelers. Both bikes...

His and hers Schwinn Travelers.

Both bikes covered with thick dried oil.

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x350/ad_photo_65105ee31531118f5378558343a3bd09ba0cf83f.jpg
...
05-02-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,118
Posted By WGB

My Fuso. It was a 59cm frame that was way way too...

My Fuso. It was a 59cm frame that was way way too small and I'd get off it and be in pain bt man what a bike!. Sold it and now it's cruising Moscow, Russia. Since then I try out bikes but none is the...
04-29-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By WGB

Not buying. Just wondering about the story behind...

Not buying. Just wondering about the story behind the bikes in general.

I had an Eatons Glider. Weird bike with cantilevers and a plastic Brooks knockoff. Paid $4 Canadian then fixed up for about...
04-15-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,936
Posted By WGB

Good call on the Headset wrenches from Poland. I...

Good call on the Headset wrenches from Poland. I have one of these headsets in my garage. $25 for peace of mind, I'm in.
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