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Posted By miamibeachcg

Tribute/Fake Bike

I know - but I never falsely sell them to others; I still have the fake Benotto I found at same thrift store because no one wants it when they find out it's not real.
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Posted By miamibeachcg

What is a vintage Fuji S10 or S12 worth w/the...

What is a vintage Fuji S10 or S12 worth w/the Shimano 600 group set?
Where is it's serial number so I can figure out the age?
Thanks
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Posted By miamibeachcg

here is bottom + some numbers I found (above...

here is bottom + some numbers I found (above derailleur & at top of pedal) + the brake lever (and the Campagnolo plugs on end of handlebars)
So what do I have? I can't find any serial number...
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Employees at this store are mostly older Cuban...

Employees at this store are mostly older Cuban ladies so they don't care about the bikes I'm guessing
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Posted By miamibeachcg

How do I know the age of this? I'm sorry if I'm...

How do I know the age of this? I'm sorry if I'm not as smart - I buy & sell all kinds of things & when I don't know something I ask where people do.
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Posted By miamibeachcg

I couldn't find a serial number anywhere. The...

I couldn't find a serial number anywhere.
The 600 derailleur is suppose to be a good piece (I've had the tri color before), but mine looks like a early/vintage one with the hole in the middle - is...
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Posted By miamibeachcg

New Thrift Store Find - Age & Info on Vintage Pinarello Record?

I found this at a local thrift store this morning! (I took the profile arm rest off after I photographed it - I took the pics as soon as I got it home; dust, dirt, flat tires & all, so I could show a...
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Thank you for all the info! I'm going to check...

Thank you for all the info! I'm going to check out thecabe.com now!
PS - I am definitely going to flip it! (then take that money & go look for more cool stuff - this same week from same store I got...
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Posted By miamibeachcg

This was the Marantz - it was a pretty thing (and...

This was the Marantz - it was a pretty thing (and weighed a TON; 39lbs!)
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Traded a Marantz 4270 stereo for a 1974 Schwinn 5 Speed Stingray - Is it real/legit?

I found a Marantz 4270 stereo at a local thrift store for only $29.95 last week & had put it on FB marketplace for $750obo. A guy came by my yard sale I was having yesterday & when he saw my vintage...
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Thank you all! Serial number is 53122987059 -...

Thank you all!
Serial number is 53122987059 - doesn't that make it a 2987?
Again thanks, your help is much appreciated!
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Cannondale Criterium w/Shimano Ultegra 600 Group, More

I found this today at a local thrift store. It's a Cannondale Criterium Series with some high end parts including:
Shimano / Ultegra 600 group set
MKS EX-1 pedals w/Alfredo Bindo straps
Modolo...
09-21-20, 07:11 PM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Thanks - is it suppose to have 2 different...

Thanks -
is it suppose to have 2 different types of brakes? Is it a 1999 or is that part of brake name?
09-21-20, 01:57 PM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Any info on thrift store find - taiwan made diamondback assault?

I found this at a thrift store today. Iy looks almost unusd - even the tires still have hair on them.

Can anyone tell me anything about it - like what year?

It has 2 different brake types;...
07-25-20, 07:13 AM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

It's not a Benotto?! Why would someone go to all...

It's not a Benotto?! Why would someone go to all that trouble?
Oh well - thanks for the info; saved me from trying to sell on eBay & ending up with a bad feedback!
07-24-20, 05:46 PM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Vintage Benotto find - help w/age & model please!

Hi all
I found this today at a local thrift store for $49. I know it's a good bike because I know of the Benotto name.And I believe it's a early bike because of the head badge + there are some...
05-27-20, 05:04 AM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Damn - That's a pretty bike! So if any of you...

Damn - That's a pretty bike!
So if any of you were going to sell this eBay or FB marketplace, etc - what would you call it? I need help with the title please!
05-25-20, 07:16 PM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Is there a name for this style of frame?

Is there a name for this style of frame?
05-25-20, 04:49 PM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

It does have Suntour LePree derailleurs! And...

It does have Suntour LePree derailleurs!
And this is photo of cable guides under the frame (also no serial number on bottom of bike) - do those guides make it more likely 1980's?
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05-25-20, 03:54 PM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Is it 1980's? 1970's? Earlier? I thought with...

Is it 1980's? 1970's? Earlier?
I thought with that unusual frame it would be more easily identifiable!
05-25-20, 12:11 PM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Help Identify Vintage Road Bike w/Triple Triangle Looking Frame

I found this at a garage sale yesterday. It has no markings - or even a serial number that I could find (it has some stickers on forks & frame but they peel off pretty easily).
It does have...
05-23-20, 12:36 PM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Serial Number

Didn't realize I forgot photo with serial number! - So this is a 1983; any idea of the model?
Did Trek make aluminum frames back then - because the bike is really light weight feeling when I...
05-23-20, 09:07 AM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Help with age & model of Trek w/6 digit serial number

I found this at a local thrift store yesterday. It is dirty (cobwebs on flip flop sprocket & spokes say it's sat for a long time) & looks like someone put homemade handlebars on it to try to make a...
03-22-20, 02:42 AM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

It's a 16"

It's a 16"
03-21-20, 02:17 PM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

And they are in Miami, not Miami Beach (2...

And they are in Miami, not Miami Beach (2 different cities)
03-21-20, 02:17 PM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

THERE ARE 2 IN A STRIP MALL I GO TO - 1 HAD SIGN...

THERE ARE 2 IN A STRIP MALL I GO TO - 1 HAD SIGN UP YESTERDAY SAYING THEY WERE GOING TO NE CLOSED mONDAYS NOW AS WELL AS sUNDAYS + THEY WOULD BE OPENING AT 10am INSTEAD OF 9am; BUT TODAY THE SIGN...
03-21-20, 04:22 AM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Can anyone tell what it says on chainguard?

Can anyone tell what it says on chainguard?
03-20-20, 09:08 PM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

What is this old Ross mini chopper/muscle bike?

Hi all,
I found this in a thrift store yesterday & have never seen anything like it! I bought it for only $12.95 and have tried tied to find it but have had no luck - can anyone tell me what I have?...
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Thrift Store Find - Rat Rod Bike Made w/1940's Ford Parts!

Just wanted to show this cool rat rod bike I found at a local thrift store - it's made with old Ford parts! I paid $125 for it & figure it has to be worth that much just in the auto parts. Anyone...
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Posted By miamibeachcg

That's it! Thank you all! PS - Here is a rat...

That's it!
Thank you all!
PS - Here is a rat rod bike I also got from same thrift store - it is made with antique Ford parts!
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Here is handlebar stem ...

Here is handlebar stem

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Posted By miamibeachcg

There was another bike with the same paint job &...

There was another bike with the same paint job & Campagnolo group AND with stickers that said MINI on parts of frame and MINI Italy for the head badge - but I couldn't find anything on a vintage...
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Here is head badge - number is 3576 (so it's a...

Here is head badge - number is 3576 (so it's a 1976?) - PLEASE tell me it's worth more than the $150 I paid while thinking it was a Paramount?!
Thanks for all the help.
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Thrift Store Find Schwinn w/Campagnolo Group - Is This A Paramount?

I found this at a local thrift store today. It has a Schwinn head badge & Campagnolo everything, but it's been painted & there is no model name; is this a Paramount?
Also, where is the serial...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-19, 06:00 PM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Thanks all - what is the skewer? Thanks again

Thanks all - what is the skewer?
Thanks again
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-19, 06:03 PM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

What year & model is my thrift store find Orbea Orca?

I got this at a local thrift store today for $395 - did I get a good deal?
Can anyone tell me what year, model or anything else about it? (first 4 numbers of serial are 2001 - so it's a 2001 model...
11-14-19, 08:49 PM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Sounds stupid but I won't learn if I don't ask -...

Sounds stupid but I won't learn if I don't ask - what is the cup?
11-14-19, 06:18 PM
11-14-19, 04:49 PM
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Posted By miamibeachcg

Help w/Year & Model Of Old Peugeot Super Vitus Race? Bike

I got this beauty for only $50 at a local thrift store yesterday. I know it needs a LOT of work, but it was so pretty I had to get it! The only markings I found on it are "Super Vitus" "Hand Brazed"...
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Posted By miamibeachcg

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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Posted By miamibeachcg

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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Posted By miamibeachcg

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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Views: 3,896
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
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