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Some of the links I found said Specialized Allez...

Some of the links I found said Specialized Allez Epic - is this a Allez model?
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Thrift Store Find - Info On Specialized Epic w/Campagnolo Everything?

I found this today - it was $130 - which I thought was a lot with it's condition (plus I've never heard of a Specialized Epic), until I saw it had Campagnolo everything (derailleurs, brakes, crank,...
05-22-19, 05:08 AM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Trek 520

Here are some of the bikes I've found in thrift stores, storage auctions/pawn shops to sell/fix up to sell - they've taken over a bedroom in my house, but I love them; and getting to ride a new bike...
05-22-19, 05:03 AM
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I bought it to sell - I like some of your...

I bought it to sell - I like some of your suggestions before selling: new saddle, chain & bar wrap
05-21-19, 05:54 PM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Any suggestions to upgrade (I know the seat!)? It...

Any suggestions to upgrade (I know the seat!)? It has Suntour AR derailleurs & shifters but Dia-compe brakes
05-21-19, 01:44 PM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Thanks Hudson 308! PS - I put the handle bars...

Thanks Hudson 308!
PS - I put the handle bars back to their original position - it does look better.
Thanks again everyone.
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05-18-19, 03:07 PM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Thrift Store Find - What Year Is Old Schwinn Cruiser w/Springer Front End?

I found this at a local thrift store last week. It has the springer front end, but nothing else that I can see to tell what year it is.
Can anyone tell what year it is?
Thanks for any info.
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05-15-19, 12:26 PM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Thanks - sold it Sunday at our garage sale for...

Thanks - sold it Sunday at our garage sale for $600!
05-10-19, 04:55 PM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

I looked but only found ones with 27" or 29"...

I looked but only found ones with 27" or 29" tires - this one has 26" x 2.5"?
Thanks for the help
05-10-19, 09:39 AM
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Thrift store find - new old stock(?) cannondale trail; what year/model?

I found this today at a local thrift store - they also had a like new/new Giant Sedona but I could only afford 1 ($249 each) so I took this one.
It appears to be brand new! (Even the tires look like...
05-09-19, 06:13 PM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

I looked under the guide - very faint impressions...

I looked under the guide - very faint impressions but looked like: 088818 or C88818? It also had a number 5 on bottom where rear forks split for back tire.
Thanks for the help so far.
05-09-19, 05:33 AM
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Pawn Shop Find - Made in USA Trek Road Bike; Help w/Model & Age?

I found this yesterday at a local pawn shop = when I saw $29.95 tag I bought it without even trying to bargain the price!
It's a nice looking (some minor rust on lower frame by derailleur) & great...
04-14-19, 10:16 PM
04-14-19, 07:46 AM
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Vintage Specialized Allez - S Works? What year?

I bought this from a local pawn shop - $150 total - It is lightweight, shifts easy (brake lever is shifter) & a pleasure to ride.
Can anyone tell me what year it is (pawn shop owner said only...
03-17-19, 08:36 AM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Thank you guys very much! Sorry for delay - just...

Thank you guys very much! Sorry for delay - just got to it again in my bike room & then remembered I'd asked for help on it here!
My bike room!...
01-03-19, 01:02 PM
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Help ID Thrift Store find Fixie - no markings but Brooks seat & old looking handlebar

I found this today at a local thrift store - I bought it for $39 because I figured even if it's not a good bike the Brooks seat was worth that.
It also has some very old looking & very cool looking...
12-31-18, 10:23 AM
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Thrift store find - Specialized? Pantograph frame bike

I found this bike today at a local thrift store for $79 ($85 w/tax). - It has no labels but I liked it right away because it had Shimano 105 everything; derailleurs, brakes, shifters, the pedals &...
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12-17-18, 11:34 AM
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Thrift store find - haro fst! What year? What's group 1?

I found this today at a local thrift store - I knew it was good by the frame (I had a dyno before with similar) and bought it.
What year is it?What is Group 1?
The rear dropouts are like nothing...
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Never mind - I see the Deluxe Touring Paramount...

Never mind - I see the Deluxe Touring Paramount under it!
Thanks again for your help; it is appreciated.
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Thank you - just went out to car & got the owners...

Thank you - just went out to car & got the owners manual; it says Professional Road Racing Paramount on cover not touring (but it does say P-15 where filled in inside.
PS - It is a 20" frame.
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1976 Schwinn Paramount w/Cyclone Derailleurs & Campy Everything Else?

I won a 70's Italian Atala 101 w/Campagnolo group in a auction last week and drove from Miami to the west coast of Fla. yesterday to pick it up. While I was there the guy told me he had a Schwinn...
12-11-18, 02:36 AM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

I think it's a 1972 also - here is another photo...

I think it's a 1972 also - here is another photo I couldn't put earlier because I already had 10 pics ...
12-10-18, 08:35 PM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

OK on caps (sorry) Is it a good bike?

OK on caps (sorry)
Is it a good bike?
12-10-18, 07:34 PM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Info On Atala Road Bike w/Campagnolo Everything?

I won this on a online auction last night - I thought it was in Florida City (right above the Keys) which was great because I am in Miami & it's only a hour drive, but it turned out to be in a city...
12-03-18, 06:50 AM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Thrift store find - anyone heard of "Derby" bicycle?

Hi all
I found this bike at a local thrift store & bought it ($34.95) because I'd never heard of it + it had a cool wishbone rear frame like a vintage Cannondale.
Can anyone tell me about it?
What...
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Posted By miamibeachcg

I spoke with someone who has a few of these - and...

I spoke with someone who has a few of these - and who knows Mr. Duarte's wife! Here is what he said I had (Plus photo of bike at shop with rims on - which the man who wrote me below later told me...
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Here is part of the rim from pic I took with...

Here is part of the rim from pic I took with others above, but it didn't show the Campagnolo mark on the hub so I didn't post it - maybe you can tell what kind of rim it is from it?
Why the old...
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Posted By miamibeachcg

I didn't see any spirals but didn't get a clear...

I didn't see any spirals but didn't get a clear look. It's at bike shop being cleaned.
Speaking of old - the guy at the shop told me it has Campagnolo rims that the tube was glued? to the rim? (I...
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I have the wheels - they have campy hubs but no...

I have the wheels - they have campy hubs but no marks on the rims themselves
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Storage Wars Find - Packed In Grease Duarte w/Campy Neovo Record Derailleurs, Frame

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I found this in a little Cuban thrift store here in Miami. They told...
10-31-18, 12:28 PM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Thrift store find - pista? Bike with head badge: Seventeenth performance vintage bike

I found this at a local thrift store today but I've never seen anything like it before. The top tube says PISTA & the head badge says: SEVENTEENTH PERFORMANCE VINTAGE BIKE - what do I have here?...
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New Find; 1950s? Ladies Schwinn Panther

I found this today at a local thrift store - but they knew it was something unique from the design I guess because it cost me $200!
But besides the headlight cover missing & it's battery...
10-25-18, 03:51 PM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Serotta team coors light with made in italy cinelli frame??!

I found this at a local thrift store yesterday - the spokes were broken on both rims so that may be why it was priced at only $39.95!
But when I got it home & started photographing it, I found it...
09-29-18, 07:06 PM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

With the last numbers on serial I thought it...

With the last numbers on serial I thought it might be a '87?
09-29-18, 05:31 PM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

How do I tell age of my Diamondback Viper?

I found this at a local thrift store a while back & recently decided to fix itto possibly sell. But I can't figure out what year it is - is there a way to tell?
The serial number is: AG (or 6?) S...
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Finally the rims (tires are original but will...

Finally the rims (tires are original but will have to be replaced)...
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Here are the stickers and serial number: ...

Here are the stickers and serial number:
https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/675x707/aa_bicycle_bianchi_campione_d_italia_3baaa_48ee15779bac58bc892adffabfe7baeaf6bb2ef1.jpg...
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Any Info/Value On 1st Year(?) Bianchi Campione D'Italia w/Campy Groupset?

While out hunting yard sales today I came across this old Bianchi Campione D'Italia with Campagnolo groupset (except the brake levers; they say LONGYH?). It is in rough condition (the guy told me he...
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Posted By miamibeachcg

A final question please - so if it is a 1982,...

A final question please - so if it is a 1982, then the Campagnolo 50th anniversary sticker is also wrong? I'm going to order correct Nuovo stickers and have the wrong ones removed.
Again thank you...
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Found some numbers on both sides of seat lug as...

Found some numbers on both sides of seat lug as you said - facing the bike on left side is the number 2 and the letter F or possibly a E
On right side when facing bike there is a number 3 just...
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Bianchi

It doesn't have serial number in bottom I checked. I will check other things you mentioned when I get home.
Was it worth the $200 I spent on it?
Thanks
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It also has Bianchi hubs and a Soffatti (?)...

It also has Bianchi hubs and a Soffatti (?) Professionale seat
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Do I Have A Bianchi w/Campagnolo Specialissima Or Rekord 748?

I bought this beautiful Bianchi off a guy on craigslist for $200 yesterday. I thought I was getting a steal - the top tube had Specialissima stickers & the down tube has a Campagnolo 50th Anniversary...
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Posted By miamibeachcg

San Andreas

If I make a profit I always sell - I can use the money to find another hidden treasure!
I probably would have taken the $600 but I got lucky; a 2nd person offered same $600 offer, so I sent counter...
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San Andreas

I put it up and have offer of $600. Seems fair but I don't know this bike - take the offer?
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So is the fork/brake set original & as rare as...

So is the fork/brake set original & as rare as someone told me? He said it was the only set up he'd seen - is that true? Did they build to order or did most people buy the bie & then swap out parts...
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