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08-06-22, 07:22 PM
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Posted By SoccerBallXan

Ignoring the monstrosity of a bar setup as a...

Ignoring the monstrosity of a bar setup as a “joke” why can’t the seller just take some normal photos?! Buyers don’t just care about your smoked out bar setup! :D
07-25-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,248
Posted By SoccerBallXan

It’s a sad day in cycling when someone so...

It’s a sad day in cycling when someone so passionate about the hobby passes.

Paul’s posts where always meaningful and his neat fisheye profile picture always caught my eye.

I wish his wife and...
07-21-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 477
Posted By SoccerBallXan

You don’t condition your chain?

You don’t condition your chain?
07-19-22, 10:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,071
Posted By SoccerBallXan

The thrill is in the hunt. Once you've captured...

The thrill is in the hunt. Once you've captured the unicorn it becomes just another stupid POS that your wife hates.
07-18-22, 10:17 PM
Replies: 70,555
Views: 11,545,804
Posted By SoccerBallXan

[/h1] Don't you love it when it's already a...

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Don't you love it when it's already a steal of a deal and the seller says "will also entertain best offer."
07-11-22, 08:34 PM
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Views: 11,545,804
Posted By SoccerBallXan

Wow! Look at that little baby pump peg on the...

Wow! Look at that little baby pump peg on the head tube! Even the bottle appears small.
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By SoccerBallXan

Start high and settle where comfortable? ...

Start high and settle where comfortable?

Cycles Makaron seems to know more about Merckx bikes than anyone I’ve ever met or heard from. If Makaron doesn’t have any further information, then I...
06-29-22, 01:46 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,859
Posted By SoccerBallXan

Do we have any BFers that can facilitate a...

Do we have any BFers that can facilitate a Raleigh Portage listed in St Paul, MN? I see an opportunity to own what might be a pretty expensive one for fairly cheap. Also, there's been a bit of talk...
06-27-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,859
Posted By SoccerBallXan

So then, we an all agree $1800 for a Portage is...

So then, we an all agree $1800 for a Portage is hogwash and the only person who would spend that is a drunk.

Again, can we close this thread already?
06-27-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,859
Posted By SoccerBallXan

And I'm willing to stick by whoever spent $1800...

And I'm willing to stick by whoever spent $1800 on a Portage had 3 too many brews on a Saturday.
06-18-22, 11:32 PM
Replies: 70,555
Views: 11,545,804
Posted By SoccerBallXan

My 37 year old 5'6 male friend has rode bikes his...

My 37 year old 5'6 male friend has rode bikes his entire life. He always gets a laugh out of the whole "girls bike" "boys bike" thing... Small men ride bikes and so do tall women! When will people...
Replies: 14
Views: 285
Posted By SoccerBallXan

I do not think this is a bad bike, nor did I ever...

I do not think this is a bad bike, nor did I ever discredit the bike. I did say it's nothing special, which lets be real, is the complete truth. If in your honest opinion it's excellent for a refurb...
05-26-22, 01:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,169
Posted By SoccerBallXan

Cycling friends, Thank you for taking the...

Cycling friends,

Thank you for taking the time to analyze the bike and respond with your expertise. A special thanks to poprad who was able to contact Olivier Csuka through email and retrieve more...
05-23-22, 12:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,169
Posted By SoccerBallXan

Alex Singer Information?

Hello list friends,

I was fortunate enough to happen upon this Alex Singer. Beneath piles of children's bicycles and rust buckets caught my eye this very special offering... a potential Alex...
05-22-22, 03:50 PM
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Views: 11,545,804
Posted By SoccerBallXan

Likely gone with the wind, but I thought I might...

Likely gone with the wind, but I thought I might post it here anyways. Out of town this weekend or this might have been mine! :thumb:...
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By SoccerBallXan

First and foremost, it's a Zunow for sale, so I...

First and foremost, it's a Zunow for sale, so I wouldn't expect it to last too long depending on the price. Second of all, it's surely got to be larger than a 54 or 55, I was thinking 58. Everything...
04-19-22, 02:09 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,477
Posted By SoccerBallXan

I'm definitely not in the running for any $50K...

I'm definitely not in the running for any $50K collection of bikes, let alone a $1K collection, and I don't mean to cause hostility with my posts.

I do want to say, for all those who see this as...
04-17-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 6,477
Posted By SoccerBallXan

Huh? Is there something you know that no one else...

Huh? Is there something you know that no one else in this thread knows? Have you contacted the seller for details, do you know the seller personally?

The internet is really good at filling in the...
Replies: 10
Views: 732
Posted By SoccerBallXan

My two cents (1) I agree that the listing is...

My two cents
(1) I agree that the listing is sketchy and if you've been having an odd interaction with the seller I would definitely trust your instincts.
(2) This "old aluminum frame," would blow...
12-20-21, 10:42 PM
Replies: 70,555
Views: 11,545,804
Posted By SoccerBallXan

Woah... is this one of Charlie Hamburger's "Only...

Woah... is this one of Charlie Hamburger's "Only The Best" that I have read about on Sheldon Brown's website? Potentially Rene Herse made? Calling all BF members on the east coast, I would be...
12-17-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 70,555
Views: 11,545,804
Posted By SoccerBallXan

No, or they would of gone for shellac tape.

No, or they would of gone for shellac tape.
12-13-21, 02:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,305
Posted By SoccerBallXan

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

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/400x293/84e0f778_e9e7_4401_9337_5f8da7abbdb4_text_d0c8e76e1d44bc6a15f176e194a6b6018e4ded92.gif
10-30-21, 01:37 AM
Replies: 70,555
Views: 11,545,804
Posted By SoccerBallXan

Belongs here: ...

Belongs here:

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/530402-wacky-world-craigslist-ebay-ads.html
09-12-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,407
Posted By SoccerBallXan

How’d that bread make it past customs?! Sounds...

How’d that bread make it past customs?! Sounds like I’ve got some, ehm, lucrative business opportunities brewing in Italian bike shipments. :rolleyes:
09-03-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,603
Posted By SoccerBallXan

The cost of new group sets is abysmal. I can...

The cost of new group sets is abysmal. I can purchase a full course from the Ford Performance Racing School and learn how to drive a performance car professionally (Mustang GT provided), or I can buy...
08-31-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 937
Posted By SoccerBallXan

Your ass and a ton of miles!

Your ass and a ton of miles!
08-26-21, 05:04 PM
08-24-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By SoccerBallXan

Goodness — a fresh off the press get it while...

Goodness — a fresh off the press get it while it’s hot type deal!
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By SoccerBallXan

Reference points: ...

Reference points:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/194212142618?hash=item2d37f21e1a:g:gBcAAOSwEZlg0jDO#vi__app-cvip-panel

$650
...
08-12-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,570
Posted By SoccerBallXan

“There’ll be a choice of drivetrains, either...

“There’ll be a choice of drivetrains, either 12-speed SRAM eTap electronic shifting or a Nivex rear and Rene Herse lever-operated front derailleur”

:D:D

Some of this article reads like a bad...
Replies: 22
Views: 2,166
Posted By SoccerBallXan

I have nothing to provide to the valuation, but...

I have nothing to provide to the valuation, but wanted to say this bike is stunning. To a vintage mtb enthusiast I’m sure this would be a treat.

As others have asked, what part of the...
08-02-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 832
Posted By SoccerBallXan

Looking groovy brother. Now that you can post...

Looking groovy brother. Now that you can post pictures, make sure they’re of the drive side. Thata way we can appreciate this beaut in full!
08-02-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 70,555
Views: 11,545,804
Posted By SoccerBallXan

RUN TO THIS DEAL NOW, RUN, RUN, RUN! ...

RUN TO THIS DEAL NOW, RUN, RUN, RUN!

https://m.pinkbike.com/buysell/3113037/

Calling all people in OR / Portland area. NOW!!

edit: DID I SAY RUN??? RUN!

...
Replies: 24
Views: 1,970
Posted By SoccerBallXan

Now, hear me out… Does your advertisement include...

Now, hear me out… Does your advertisement include keywords like “gravel bike” or “great fixie/single speed conversion”?

With an old mountain bike the market is very limited. Unfortunately, given...
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By SoccerBallXan

I would assume it’s a Tange Champion sticker. ...

I would assume it’s a Tange Champion sticker.


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07-12-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,124
Posted By SoccerBallXan

British bicycles for the win!

British bicycles for the win!
07-02-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,315
Posted By SoccerBallXan

Cars do not care about cyclists on the road. I...

Cars do not care about cyclists on the road. I consider myself extremely diligent when riding, and have still been hit twice. Once by an individual who was on the phone and veered into the bike lane....
06-11-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,859
Posted By SoccerBallXan

I don’t enjoy spending any of my money, but I do...

I don’t enjoy spending any of my money, but I do enjoy my growing bike collection!
06-05-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 909
Posted By SoccerBallXan

Yet to be marked sold. Get your hat in the ring...

Yet to be marked sold. Get your hat in the ring lad!!
06-05-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,440
Posted By SoccerBallXan

$1500 for a dented Mondonico f/f. :eek: I am...

$1500 for a dented Mondonico f/f. :eek:

I am really enjoying the color palette on the cycles in the OP. An eye for detail down to the bottle cages. Awesome!
05-31-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 70,555
Views: 11,545,804
Posted By SoccerBallXan

:eek: 2 Hours and it’s still up? 2 minutes...

:eek:

2 Hours and it’s still up? 2 minutes and it’s gone here!
05-29-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,946
Posted By SoccerBallXan

Quattro Assi Team 2000... I did not have it for...

Quattro Assi Team 2000... I did not have it for more than 20 hours. I told myself “It’ll be fine in the backyard for one night, I can make space in the morning.” Come back 9 hours later after a...
05-28-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,410
Posted By SoccerBallXan

10 years ago, my legs weren’t long enough to...

10 years ago, my legs weren’t long enough to pedal the bikes I have now. My plastic schwinn carried me around the breeze with ease — or so I thought. Oh, time does fly.
05-26-21, 03:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,787
Posted By SoccerBallXan

Is it powder coated over the seat post binder?

Is it powder coated over the seat post binder?
05-21-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,041
Posted By SoccerBallXan

More like mentally enabled! Can’t let life slow...

More like mentally enabled! Can’t let life slow you down :thumb:
05-20-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,366
Posted By SoccerBallXan

With real estate prices here in Arizona taking a...

With real estate prices here in Arizona taking a x5 jump in 2 years, the move is understandable. Over the past few years, many long time Arizonians have moved away. Bike enthusiasts, artists,...
05-19-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 70,555
Views: 11,545,804
Posted By SoccerBallXan

Doubt it -- sounded like the seller just wanted...

Doubt it -- sounded like the seller just wanted his nicer, newer wheelset. Anywho the listing is gone with the wind! I hope there is a post about it here soon... :innocent:


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Replies: 9
Views: 1,007
Posted By SoccerBallXan

Maybe not a real Pinarello, but a nice project...

Maybe not a real Pinarello, but a nice project for 30 euros!
05-12-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 12,580
Posted By SoccerBallXan

Hmm... I think gravelinmygears is asking for...

Hmm...

I think gravelinmygears is asking for an individual near this bicycle to help them purchase and ship it to Abq. They’ll also include a payment for the willing individual.
04-28-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 70,555
Views: 11,545,804
Posted By SoccerBallXan

I am surely interested, a perfect match for my...

I am surely interested, a perfect match for my Blue Vicini. Literally the EXACT same bicycle, just orange. They seem to pop up often here, must of been a local seller.
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