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04-11-22, 09:32 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Excellent condition? That's a pretty low bar. ...

Excellent condition? That's a pretty low bar.
$50 would be a reasonable offer for a 103 Carbolite that's cosmetically beat, will need a full inside out overhaul and is likely FR/metric threaded.
04-03-22, 09:45 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

And here I was thinking that only Peugeot UO8s &...

And here I was thinking that only Peugeot UO8s & Carbolites crashed like that :P
03-27-22, 11:10 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Not mine & and don't have direct interest in the...

Not mine & and don't have direct interest in the sale; but I know this bike quite well.
The owner has a couple other interesting gems he'll be putting out on the market as the weather gets...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-27-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 854,603
Posted By yellowbarber

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1560x878/275801848_932550287413015_1604883732790949549_n_048f85976f6167a00b529f409942ec470d495419.jpg
I picked up this original Swift Folder...
03-14-22, 08:49 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Stamped dropouts & steel rims FTW Retail at...

Stamped dropouts & steel rims FTW
Retail at least 3,000 or more each. (https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1098737787626838/)
03-14-22, 08:35 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

"Retail at least 3,000 or more each." deserves...

"Retail at least 3,000 or more each." deserves special mention in the "The Wacky World of Craigslist and eBay Ads" thread.
03-01-22, 12:09 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Hurricane Sandy flood victim, $500 on Staten...

Hurricane Sandy flood victim, $500 on Staten Island, NY
"will not entertain insulting offers. From late 60’s early 70’s. One of the first aluminum frame racing bicycle" 😅...
01-13-22, 11:44 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Kinda cool ride, but I seriously can't stop...

Kinda cool ride, but I seriously can't stop laughing at the "Atlas" rear derailleur, much less the asking price of $2000
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/503491797748182/
01-03-22, 12:41 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

I know this seller from our local scene, she's...

I know this seller from our local scene, she's usually always got a bit of inventory & a very cool person to do biz with.
01-03-22, 12:19 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

That fork looks pretty crashed [ check the...

That fork looks pretty crashed
[ check the offset of the tips & the headset bottom cup is kicked out of place ]
... but hey , $75 for the pile of (presumaby) useable French threaded parts!
12-29-21, 09:20 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

"This bike is very rare :roflmao2: ....... ...

"This bike is very rare :roflmao2: .......
"Upgraded wheels (to the very same Mavic Cosmos wheelset it came with :P) and tires (for $1350 you'd hope there'd be fres-ish rubber at the very least)...
12-21-21, 10:06 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Gonna go out on the limb here and point out that...

Gonna go out on the limb here and point out that fork, the steel rims, the welds & ho-hum cyclo drivetrain are pretty much a dead giveaway that it wasn't made in the Rene Herese atelier.
The...
12-12-21, 06:36 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Particularly amusing as it's possible to get one...

Particularly amusing as it's possible to get one of these famesets new for $700usd.

dinged 2020 Kona Rove frameset $1,168.99 :P (https://www.ebay.com/itm/284564345327)...
11-30-21, 12:45 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/720x1600/screenshot_20211130_134049_3813f39a93aae5b31dd32b9ef2bce7ba55dbdec3.png
today's wishful thinking award goes to ...
11-01-21, 10:13 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Just ..... no. Electric Stumpjumper Mountain...

Just ..... no.

Electric Stumpjumper Mountain Bike - $750 (https://cnj.craigslist.org/bik/d/east-brunswick-electric-stumpjumper/7391556068.html)

...
11-01-21, 09:47 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Priced accordingly; to go with your $200 Huret...

Priced accordingly; to go with your $200 Huret Jubilee long cage rear derailleur.
Super tidy, lovely Campagnolo Bar-Cons in central Ma....
11-01-21, 09:27 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Tres Sexy ... even if that fork is looking pretty...

Tres Sexy ... even if that fork is looking pretty fatigued.
11-01-21, 09:24 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Yessir. That's what I was thinking. That whole...

Yessir. That's what I was thinking. That whole group, if it's not totally hagger'd, is really the kinda thing you don't want to sell if you have it.
(altho, I could totally see someone plunking down...
10-31-21, 02:39 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

:eek: Are folks really paying $400 for Huret...

:eek: Are folks really paying $400 for Huret Jubilee rear ders these days?
10-26-21, 09:37 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

One of Betsy's preferred hideouts ...

One of Betsy's preferred hideouts
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20191112_193026752_603fb7f90799b46d06aa0c110870ae31c3fc45cd.jpg

Still life with mandolin
...
10-04-21, 07:50 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

A chrome steels wheelset is worth $250 these...

A chrome steels wheelset is worth $250 these days? (serious question)
07-11-21, 09:13 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Looks too thin to be an alloy frame ... mid/late...

Looks too thin to be an alloy frame ... mid/late 90s Fuji Touring Series is my guess? If so: RSX/STX mix of bits & TrueTemper AVR frameset.
05-05-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 21,060
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Posted By yellowbarber

Who wants to play a round of "I'll get more if I...

Who wants to play a round of "I'll get more if I part it out"?
https://www.facebook.com/commerce/listing/293597929039326
05-03-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 21,060
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Posted By yellowbarber

not cycling related, yet amazing AF & can't not...

not cycling related, yet amazing AF & can't not share this
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/230288245317452/
03-29-21, 11:05 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

I'd agree the price is a little on the high side...

I'd agree the price is a little on the high side - BUT, if I was in France right now like I usually am this time of year, I'd be «au chemin vers Pays Bas» as I write.
02-18-21, 03:09 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Here's something you don't see often. Got a...

Here's something you don't see often. Got a couple of simple issues to attend to. Negotiable?
early 90s Pashley Sovereign
https://newyork.craigslist.org/brk/bik/d/brooklyn-pashley/7264829291.html
02-14-21, 12:56 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Took FOREVER to find my fit, so I have two of...

Took FOREVER to find my fit, so I have two of these "crack-n-fail" 90s m series with pretty much the same setup.
The M700 is a friggin tank. Bought from the original owner near Charlottesville, Va....
02-14-21, 12:41 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

"Mint" condition, if you can excuse the obvious...

"Mint" condition, if you can excuse the obvious signs it's been abandoned to the elements for a few seasons.
And only $200 over it's original retail price too! It's a pandemic bargain :thumb:
...
01-14-21, 01:52 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Noice! A Pedersen! There's something you don't...

Noice! A Pedersen! There's something you don't see every day on this side of the Atlantic
01-10-21, 08:40 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

I know this particular flipper, he's effectively...

I know this particular flipper, he's effectively a junkman with an eye for quality ...
saw this first round of the collection getting unloaded, and there's more to come ... he's moving it piecemeal...
12-27-20, 10:53 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

That'll be the ubiquitous UO8, Peugeot's answer...

That'll be the ubiquitous UO8, Peugeot's answer to the Schwinn Continental & the Raleigh Grand Prix.
12-19-20, 10:19 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

ditto. forky looks a little crashy

ditto. forky looks a little crashy
12-14-20, 11:40 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/18950634...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1895063403977211/
Not exactly the deal of the century, but reasonably priced & tidy looking American made R600 adv in N. Central NJ
...
12-13-20, 01:14 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

So, who ended up with the two Follis?

So, who ended up with the two Follis?
12-13-20, 12:50 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

when the mid-school mountain bike market jumps...

when the mid-school mountain bike market jumps the shark (https://www.facebook.com/groups/579498092116390/permalink/3664867990246036/?sale_post_id=3664867990246036)...
12-04-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 21,060
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Posted By yellowbarber

"Saved by the bell" $300. ooof! ...

"Saved by the bell" $300. ooof!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/184012971687826/permalink/3644500215639067/
11-23-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 21,060
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Posted By yellowbarber

How do you say AMBITIOUS in Central Connecticut...

How do you say AMBITIOUS in Central Connecticut slang?
$1150 more than it's original retail price (https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2749677198614237/)
10-16-20, 09:58 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

crashy forky for...

crashy forky for (https://newjersey.craigslist.org/bik/d/verona-vintage-1960s-columbia-bicycle/7213826222.html) $399...
09-28-20, 08:46 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Nice! I've heard there were a couple of notable...

Nice!
I've heard there were a couple of notable framebuilders working there in the 70s & 80s, but I only knew about Limongi.
09-27-20, 11:37 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

There's a real possibility that this is a Pepe...

There's a real possibility that this is a Pepe Limongi (French framebuilder that worked inhouse Fraysse).
If not him, it's someone's handwork.
09-20-20, 07:31 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Honestly dunno if $800 is a fair asking price or...

Honestly dunno if $800 is a fair asking price or not (considering the build kit, prolly not far off?) ...
.... but that's a pretty fly machine right there.
09-02-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 21,060
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Posted By yellowbarber

90s Kona fans? We got 'em. $2600 96-ish Fire...

90s Kona fans? We got 'em.

$2600 96-ish Fire Mountain? That's a whole lotta nope. (https://www.ebay.com/itm/KONA-MOUNTAIN-BIKE-FIRE-MOUNTAIN-MOUNTAIN-SHOCK-Excellent-Condition/313196963816)
08-26-20, 06:51 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

$500 is alot more on par with reality. IMO,...

$500 is alot more on par with reality.
IMO, because it's so clean it should hold some collectability value.

and, agreed ... I've witnessed the kinds of bikes that NYers are ending up riding due...
08-25-20, 08:19 AM
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Posted By yellowbarber

In the alternate universe known as Budget Bicycle...

In the alternate universe known as Budget Bicycle Center in Madison, Wi ... "PX50s routinely sell for over $1k."

This bike will certainly sell to a buyer who is equally detached from reality. It...
05-04-20, 02:31 AM
Replies: 68,942
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Posted By yellowbarber

Actually in France ... Grenoble (Isère). Same...

Actually in France ... Grenoble (Isère).
Same seller also has an interesting RAVAT 650B routier that's not far from a proper period restoration....
05-02-20, 05:18 PM
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Views: 11,129,406
Posted By yellowbarber

That could be tempting

That could be tempting
04-27-20, 04:39 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Slightly new for C&V yes, but that's a fine bike...

Slightly new for C&V yes, but that's a fine bike with 3x9 ultegra. As they say around these parts, Koga road bikes are "très recherché". Second hand touring Kogas don't stick around our shop for very...
04-27-20, 04:18 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

The fork looks kinda fatigued if not crashed, $90...

The fork looks kinda fatigued if not crashed, $90 isn't a horrible deal if it's all still in alignment.
01-26-20, 04:56 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

Also Paris 75020. Here's a handsome handmade...

Also Paris 75020. Here's a handsome handmade mid-late 70s mixte, 531, nervex lugs, shimano/stronglight/mafac salad.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/2676670115787367/
01-26-20, 04:32 PM
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Posted By yellowbarber

FB Marketplace - out in the Paris suburbs ......

FB Marketplace - out in the Paris suburbs ... kinda near Versailles.
Link below pic....
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