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08-06-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 391
Posted By Headpost

You're right: The inner chainring, along with the...

You're right: The inner chainring, along with the long chainstays, suggest a single-speed/fixie conversion rather than a track bike. And, on further reflection, though he or she may have left out a...
08-02-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By Headpost

How Modern Race Bikes are Built Up

I will almost certainly never own or even work on anything with electronic shifting, hydraulic disk brakes, through axles, carbon fiber frames, carbon fiber rims or tubeless tires, but I found this...
07-31-22, 08:59 PM
Replies: 70,463
Views: 11,521,101
Posted By Headpost

Two interesting (to me) ones in Brooklyn. Not...

Two interesting (to me) ones in Brooklyn. Not cheap and also too small for me . . .

https://newyork.craigslist.org/que/bik/d/ridgewood-gravel-camping-touring/7512462934.html
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07-28-22, 09:39 PM
Replies: 70,463
Views: 11,521,101
Posted By Headpost

I have one just like it, same size even. Someone...

I have one just like it, same size even. Someone stop me from buying this one for a spare!

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace . . ....
07-27-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 70,463
Views: 11,521,101
Posted By Headpost

Don't know anything about these. Would certainly...

Don't know anything about these. Would certainly be a project cleaning this up.

FB Marketplace...
07-09-22, 11:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By Headpost

Those look perfect, thanks so much!!! Those...

Those look perfect, thanks so much!!!

Those Syntace bars look good too, maybe for a different project.

Taking pieces to a welder or machine shop probably also would have worked, but, yes,...
03-14-22, 08:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 723
Posted By Headpost

Thanks to everyone for the compliments, advice,...

Thanks to everyone for the compliments, advice, ideas. I'm still not sure what I'm going to do, but someone at Co-Motion was nice enough to get back to me so I thought I'd share their (edited)...
03-10-22, 12:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 723
Posted By Headpost

Here is the bike as I bought it. I put on a stem...

Here is the bike as I bought it. I put on a stem I had just to move it around. The tires are brittle and will need to be replaced.

That's a good idea to contact Co-Motion, thanks.

A question:...
01-06-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 70,463
Views: 11,521,101
Posted By Headpost

Pretty Legnano but not cheap. ...

Pretty Legnano but not cheap.

www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/508268370465401 . . ....
01-02-22, 06:00 PM
Replies: 21,166
Views: 4,022,685
Posted By Headpost

My thought exactly when I saw it . . . ...

My thought exactly when I saw it . . .


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01-02-22, 05:56 PM
Replies: 70,463
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Posted By Headpost

Not sure why this has to be for parts. Seatpost...

Not sure why this has to be for parts. Seatpost stuck? Frame bent? Or maybe this seller just can't imagine that anyone would take the time to fix it?
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12-30-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 21,166
Views: 4,022,685
Posted By Headpost

Was just a little too big for me . . . ...

Was just a little too big for me . . .


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12-30-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,555
Posted By Headpost

Cool thread. I sold a few bikes this year but...

Cool thread. I sold a few bikes this year but this is the only one that anyone here would possibly be interested in. Wow was it light and fast. I tried to make it work but it was just too small for...
12-16-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 70,463
Views: 11,521,101
Posted By Headpost

The owner got back to me and I went and saw it...

The owner got back to me and I went and saw it today. It's very rough and all the Campy stuff except the back brake (?) was gone. It had all mid-level Shimano except for the crank which, weirdly, was...
12-11-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 70,463
Views: 11,521,101
Posted By Headpost

Nice aero Lemond for a tall person. Basically...

Nice aero Lemond for a tall person. Basically giving it away.

www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/1124657551629021 . . ....
11-10-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 70,463
Views: 11,521,101
Posted By Headpost

www.facebook.com/marketplace . ....

www.facebook.com/marketplace . . .info%5C%22%3Anull%7D%22%7D...
10-19-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 70,463
Views: 11,521,101
Posted By Headpost

Thanks for posting this! I just bought it.

Thanks for posting this! I just bought it.
10-17-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 21,166
Views: 4,022,685
Posted By Headpost

Housetrained ...

Housetrained


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10-17-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 21,166
Views: 4,022,685
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Hey, I've got an idea how to make some money! ...

Hey, I've got an idea how to make some money!

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10-14-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 21,166
Views: 4,022,685
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And they came so close to spelling "Schwinn"...

And they came so close to spelling "Schwinn" right.

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08-08-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 70,463
Views: 11,521,101
Posted By Headpost

Just thought I'd post it . . . ...

Just thought I'd post it . . .

https://newyork.craigslist.org/brk/bik/d/brooklyn-jp-weigle-custom-steel-road/7359453294.html
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05-21-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 877
Posted By Headpost

"Somewhere the system failed and it failed us. It...

"Somewhere the system failed and it failed us. It failed all of us."
04-05-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 21,166
Views: 4,022,685
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I can't decide if this is cute or possibly the...

I can't decide if this is cute or possibly the start of something that will end like a short story by Stephen King.
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03-05-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 942
Posted By Headpost

Yeah, my girlfriend and I, every time we think...

Yeah, my girlfriend and I, every time we think about moving out of the city, the thought of having to get in a car to get somewhere stops us dead. She can't even drive!
03-03-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 942
Posted By Headpost

"Not Just Bikes -- Strong Towns"

My apologies if everyone else here has already seen this series; I only just discovered it. IMO all of the videos are worth watching, but I found this series particularly enlightening.
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01-06-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 70,463
Views: 11,521,101
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A very tall person in Fort Lee, New Jersey seems...

A very tall person in Fort Lee, New Jersey seems to be selling their collection.


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11-26-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21,166
Views: 4,022,685
Posted By Headpost

Hey, bud, you ever heard of a thing called...

Hey, bud, you ever heard of a thing called privacy?!

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11-18-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,468
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11-17-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,362
Posted By Headpost

Any chance of adapting an already existing and...

Any chance of adapting an already existing and easy-to-find cone? I'm thinking of milling one down if it's too wide, then the dustcap could be separate piece.

Just an idea. I have lots of bad...
11-16-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 21,166
Views: 4,022,685
Posted By Headpost

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Oh, well that's okay then. For a minute I thought the seatpost might be stuck.
10-29-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 21,166
Views: 4,022,685
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Dude, you gotta sell it a little better than that!

Makes you wonder if this poor...
10-17-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 21,166
Views: 4,022,685
Posted By Headpost

This is out of my price range, but I just thought...

This is out of my price range, but I just thought I'd post this nearly mint late 70s HSF in all its glory.
...
10-06-20, 09:39 PM
Replies: 21,166
Views: 4,022,685
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The flipper in Ditmas Park, here in Brooklyn, currently has 106 bikes--if I...
10-02-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 21,166
Views: 4,022,685
Posted By Headpost

So how does this scam work? ...

So how does this scam work?

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Kidding! God bless whoever's doing this (although...
10-02-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 70,463
Views: 11,521,101
Posted By Headpost

Beautiful looking De Bernardi with clean 600...

Beautiful looking De Bernardi with clean 600 stuff. I know nothing about these but seems like a pretty good deal to me.
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09-30-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 21,166
Views: 4,022,685
Posted By Headpost

No, I'm not selling because of the massive...

No, I'm not selling because of the massive crush-dents in the top tube! What gave you that idea? I just happened to get the urge to strip all the parts off of this frame and put them on another one....
09-18-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 70,463
Views: 11,521,101
Posted By Headpost

This seems like a good NYC-prices deal for an old...

This seems like a good NYC-prices deal for an old Atala city bike that still looks almost new. (I kept expecting to see that it was actually some new retro model, but the cottered crank finally...
08-27-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 21,166
Views: 4,022,685
Posted By Headpost

Overpriced craziness of the day. My apologies to...

Overpriced craziness of the day. My apologies to Schwinn lovers, but I wouldn't pick that up off the street.

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08-17-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 70,463
Views: 11,521,101
Posted By Headpost

Not cheap, but definitely a time traveler . . . ...

Not cheap, but definitely a time traveler . . .

https://newyork.craigslist.org/brk/bik/d/brooklyn-extremely-rare-peugeot-px-cm/7179166752.html
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08-14-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 70,463
Views: 11,521,101
Posted By Headpost

https://newyork.craigslist.org/jsy/bik/d/berkeley-...

https://newyork.craigslist.org/jsy/bik/d/berkeley-heights-vintage-italian-steel/7175738987.html
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08-01-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 70,463
Views: 11,521,101
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https://newyork.craigslist.org/que/bik/d/rockaway-...

https://newyork.craigslist.org/que/bik/d/rockaway-park-schwinn-super-le-tour/7169398860.html
...
07-31-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 21,166
Views: 4,022,685
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NOTE TO SELF: Work on finger exercises

(I think that's my proctologist!)
07-28-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 21,166
Views: 4,022,685
Posted By Headpost

In my experience, you get all types here, which...

In my experience, you get all types here, which means there are definitely clueless hipsters thinking their rusted-out POS drewed fixies are worth $800, OTOH there are also plenty of rich people who...
07-27-20, 05:49 AM
Replies: 21,166
Views: 4,022,685
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I went to see this with my girlfriend and she...

I went to see this with my girlfriend and she left me for the guy selling it!

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07-27-20, 05:46 AM
Replies: 21,166
Views: 4,022,685
Posted By Headpost

Worth the trip, thanks

Worth the trip, thanks
07-24-20, 07:26 PM
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Views: 11,521,101
Posted By Headpost

Not the first time this has happened . .. which...

Not the first time this has happened . .. which gives me an excuse to repost the lame joke i made about it on the other thread, in case anyone missed it.

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07-24-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 21,166
Views: 4,022,685
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You HAVE a goofy sense of humor and too much time on your hands?
07-12-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,068
Posted By Headpost

Thanks, I did miss that. I caught this one,...

Thanks, I did miss that. I caught this one, though, which practically gave me whiplash from nodding so much as I read it.
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07-10-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 21,166
Views: 4,022,685
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Yes, but that's the first I've ever heard of...

Yes, but that's the first I've ever heard of someone posting a messed up ad just so they could rant at at the person who pointed it out to them. It's so deviously brilliant that it frankly scares me...
07-03-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 21,166
Views: 4,022,685
Posted By Headpost

Thanks for caring. No, different bike! I am...

Thanks for caring. No, different bike! I am local. I'm in Brooklyn, but a search for "Bianche" on Craigslist comes up empty now so I think we lost our chance to get to the bottom of the mystery. As...
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