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Posted By Bianchigirll

Why would you want to sell it? I love mine it...

Why would you want to sell it? I love mine it rides almost as nice as my Proto. What happened to the paint on the stays? I think these came with a steel fork.

I may have overpaid for mine...
05-17-20, 03:26 PM
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Posted By SurferRosa

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Posted By wrk101

$300 +/-, could take a while to sell. It will...

$300 +/-, could take a while to sell. It will take the right buyer to appreciate that this is a fine bike!

I've used Cane Creek hoods on those levers and they worked out fine.
04-27-20, 01:37 PM
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Posted By jlaw

Lots of reasonably-priced wheel sets can be found...

Lots of reasonably-priced wheel sets can be found here: https://www.velomine.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=235&zenid=28dsp57g0ao3gukihjllgvo6b3

The Mavic, Alex, Sun,Weinmann, H Plus Son,...
04-27-20, 01:08 PM
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Posted By bikemig

Silver rims of course are what came on this bike...

Silver rims of course are what came on this bike stock. It's going to be tough to beat these at $119 a pair:
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04-25-20, 08:01 AM
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Posted By Mr. 66

Thats a fair price, I would hold fast to it. ...

Thats a fair price, I would hold fast to it.

Here's one that sold yesterday, the buyer over paid $20, I counted the cash and returned the over pay and then gave him a price discount way after we...
04-23-20, 04:39 PM
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Posted By SurferRosa

When you overhaul a bike, take a pic of the bare...

When you overhaul a bike, take a pic of the bare frame to include in your craigs ad. Put it on a nice table or in the stand with a clean background. And take some pics of the components and new...
04-22-20, 07:15 PM
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Posted By gomango

It's a perfect time to sell a $1,000 bike for...

It's a perfect time to sell a $1,000 bike for $400.

FWIW I gave two bikes to neighbors yesterday.

They are furloughed and need grocery haulers.
04-20-20, 06:43 PM
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Posted By oddjob2

This "pensioneer", in age only, sold this for...

This "pensioneer", in age only, sold this for $300 today. My cost IIRC is $65 +/- for the base bike, purchased from PedalTraveler. I built it up for my own use a few years ago, but road it only...
04-20-20, 06:07 PM
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Posted By oddjob2

I resemble the OP's remarks, but one big...

I resemble the OP's remarks, but one big difference. NO PENSION! That is so last generation unfortunately During the recession 12 years ago or so, when there wasn't much else to do, I found you could...
04-17-20, 10:17 PM
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Posted By Slightspeed

I had a red Reynal English Racer three speed...

I had a red Reynal English Racer three speed stolen from the school racks when I was in 5th grade. I loved that old bike. The cops found it after a couple of days. The bike was fine, but the top tube...
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Posted By T-Mar

Your Technium was manufactured on day 101 of...

Your Technium was manufactured on day 101 of 1986, so it's definitely 1st model year. The aluminum alloy used for the main tubese was 6013. It's about 10% stronger than the more common 6061 alloy but...
04-16-20, 02:01 PM
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Posted By Dave Mayer

I don't know why I'm even posting anything here.....

I don't know why I'm even posting anything here.. just some random snarky observations:

Flipping bikes is got to be one of the lowest return for hour invested of any human activity I can think...
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Posted By lcdel

So, unfortunately I only saw this after I pulled...

So, unfortunately I only saw this after I pulled the trigger on a different bike that I tried which someone pointed out to me! Itís a 2012 Masi CX Uno that was $250 + a lot of extras thrown in...
04-10-20, 07:14 PM
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Posted By Richk

1983 Fuji Del Rey

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04-09-20, 04:36 PM
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Posted By 52telecaster

Working as a wrench again.

Bushwhacker in Peoria IL has its bike shop open as an essential service. Turns out they must be desperate for an initial build guy because they ask me to work for them again. Did 6 hours today and...
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Posted By dougdunn

Hey, Great! Looks like I can post photos now. OK,...

Hey, Great! Looks like I can post photos now. OK, for the first part of the story look in the "The Bike You Gave Away" thread in Vintage and Classic. So, I gave the bike away - stupid, but.... In...
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Posted By dougdunn

'78 Centurion Super LeMans project - finished!!

I think I can post photos now, so here goes! If it posts, I'll finish this post....
04-05-20, 02:19 PM
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Posted By Narhay

A couple evenings of tinkering and a wheelset I...

A couple evenings of tinkering and a wheelset I had sorted out months ago resulted in the following. Everything came apart nicely, nothing was broken or unduly worn. The fixed cup BB was loose and...
04-03-20, 06:13 PM
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Posted By squirtdad

here is mine 82 nishiki. I have have tried...

here is mine 82 nishiki.

I have have tried different options for carrying things, used wald baskets for years, but now use some pannier bags I got... easy off and on. the one in the pick...
04-03-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 756
Posted By SurferRosa

I'm gonna disagree, just from experience while...

I'm gonna disagree, just from experience while riding about 100 blocks of smooth trail to the grocery. It's fun passing guys on modern bikes with my '75 Moto's loaded grocery pannier (plus a full...
04-03-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,922
Posted By nlerner

And great possibilities for 650B conversions! ...

And great possibilities for 650B conversions!

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04-02-20, 08:38 PM
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Posted By verktyg

Never Ridden, How Close Is That To MINT?

Back in 2009 I bought two Bilatto built 1991 Lemond Team Z bikes from an LA collector. One had no more than 200 miles on it, the other was a wall hanger that had never been on the ground! Cant get...
04-02-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,922
Posted By randyjawa

Some really nice old road bikes have come my way,...

Some really nice old road bikes have come my way, over the years. Top of the line Italian, French, Canadian, Japanese and British. Such bikes tend to cost anywhere between $0.00 to acquire but always...
03-29-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 773
Posted By SurferRosa

The collective "c&v we." I'll try to pull up the...

The collective "c&v we." I'll try to pull up the thread where we all decided this very democratically and judiciously, but it may have been permanently removed to protect voter anonymity. Several...
02-26-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 67,993
Posted By noglider

I've sworn off cheap tires. Tires are where I...

I've sworn off cheap tires. Tires are where I like to treat myself nicely. I had some CST tires that never seated right. I'm not saying they have a high defect rate, but why should I take that...
10-23-19, 11:05 AM
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Posted By Bianchigirll

Dare I Use The "R" Word? Ben Lawee Goodness

I totally blame Rocketsauce for this! He posted it on the ebay/craigslist thread, offered to check it and facilitate if need be and then actually handed the seller the money and shipped to me. He is...
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Views: 913
Posted By tgullitti

Hi Everyone, Just want to let you all know: I...

Hi Everyone,
Just want to let you all know: I just sold my bike for $180. I told him he could probably resell it again and get his money back. But he said no he said he loved it and would keep...
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