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Old 01-20-21, 07:07 PM
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Oh my god - I've been riding Pro-Explosion TIRES this whole time! Chilling!
*NEW* 26 Foldable Mountain Bike - $135 (Conyers, GA)
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I'd want anti-explosion tires if my bike weighed 90 kg (nearly 200 lb). They seem to be proud of that weight!

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Old 01-21-21, 12:39 PM
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I'm sure the ride is great, even without a Brooks saddle...........

https://austin.craigslist.org/bik/d/...261992149.html

PUREFIX - $195 (AUSTIN)



EXCELLENT CON.
$195

Funny, don't think that's either a fixie or even a bike made by Pure Cycle???
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Old 01-21-21, 01:00 PM
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I'm sure the ride is great, even without a Brooks saddle...........

https://austin.craigslist.org/bik/d/...261992149.html

PUREFIX - $195 (AUSTIN)



EXCELLENT CON.
$195

Funny, don't think that's either a fixie or even a bike made by Pure Cycle???
I clicked on the link and was really hoping for more pictures of the bike. Kind of hard to see with that girl standing in the way.
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Old 01-21-21, 04:31 PM
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New Schwinn misspelling dropped. They even double down in the description!

Schinn - $40 (Glendale, AZ)

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Old 01-21-21, 06:29 PM
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The rare triple n!
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Old 01-23-21, 07:21 AM
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A Motobecane with "interesting" chainring fitting and headset: -

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Old 01-24-21, 10:16 AM
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Not sure if this is "wacky" or a positive testament to the human spirit.
If a human can think that this is worth restoring to ride, maybe we will survive Covid
The idea that this is in fair condition and just "needs at least one cable" passes all understanding.

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Listed 22 weeks ago in Stoneboro, PA
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Used needs at least one cable.

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Old 01-24-21, 10:46 AM
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$25
Maybe if they pay someone the $25 to take it away...
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Old 01-24-21, 01:19 PM
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Struck An Iceberg?

Bike

Posted about an hour ago



"German made commuter bike really good shape $150

bicycle frame material: other/unknown

bicycle type: other
frame size: 0
wheel size: 26 in"

https://norfolk.craigslist.org/bik/d...267074552.html
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Old 01-24-21, 02:25 PM
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Originally Posted by machinist42 View Post

Bike

Posted about an hour ago



"German made commuter bike really good shape $150

bicycle frame material: other/unknown

bicycle type: other
frame size: 0
wheel size: 26 in"

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The jokes write themselves!
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Old 01-24-21, 02:25 PM
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Thevenet Peugeot

edit- The bent fork was so conspicuous that at first I didn't even notice the 26" rear wheel and brake that wouldn't reach it!

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Old 01-24-21, 04:45 PM
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$150......... No mention of the DIY carve job!

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Old 01-24-21, 10:34 PM
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Great air flow so it goes faster plus weighs less!
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Old 01-25-21, 07:07 AM
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I see drop bars flipped up into DUI configuration all the time. I see mtb bar ends rotated to sad 90 degree goalposts, but I've never seen cruiser bars flopped into Texas longhorn pursuit bar position. Introducing the world's heaviest time trial bike!

3 Vintage bike bicycle old antique - $50 (Golden, CO)


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Old 01-25-21, 08:52 AM
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Originally Posted by Clang View Post
I see drop bars flipped up into DUI configuration all the time. I see mtb bar ends rotated to sad 90 degree goalposts, but I've never seen cruiser bars flopped into Texas longhorn pursuit bar position. Introducing the world's heaviest time trial bike!

3 Vintage bike bicycle old antique - $50 (Golden, CO)


https://denver.craigslist.org/bik/d/...266073506.html

I'm no Huffy connoisseur, but the graphics seem about 15 years shy of 'vintage'.

Also, "World's heaviest time trial bike" seems like the kind of record i can get behind!
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Old 01-25-21, 09:26 AM
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Originally Posted by Clang View Post
I see drop bars flipped up into DUI configuration all the time. I see mtb bar ends rotated to sad 90 degree goalposts, but I've never seen cruiser bars flopped into Texas longhorn pursuit bar position. Introducing the world's heaviest time trial bike!

3 Vintage bike bicycle old antique - $50 (Golden, CO)


https://denver.craigslist.org/bik/d/...266073506.html

It's for jousting!
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Old 01-25-21, 11:43 AM
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It's for jousting!
I think that your friend gets a red blanket or table cloth and you get on the bike and try to run him down in a dirt lot.
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Old 01-26-21, 06:48 AM
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Vintage handlebar - eBay.fr


I have to appreciate that someone went through the effort to make these once. But they do not look safe.
To be fair, the seller does say they feel solid but should only be used for decorative purposes only.


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Vintage handlebar - eBay.fr


I have to appreciate that someone went through the effort to make these once. But they do not look safe.
To be fair, the seller does say they feel solid but should only be used for decorative purposes only.


Good concept- companies make that out of carbon fiber now and sell it for a lot of dough!
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Old 01-26-21, 08:56 AM
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Vintage handlebar - eBay.fr


I have to appreciate that someone went through the effort to make these once. But they do not look safe.
To be fair, the seller does say they feel solid but should only be used for decorative purposes only.


There's an idea for the old TV Aerial!
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Old 01-26-21, 04:42 PM
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Should I put this one in the valuations forum instead?

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Old 01-26-21, 07:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Darth Lefty View Post
Should I put this one in the valuations forum instead?

Is 235 a Sacramento area code?
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Old 01-26-21, 07:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Unca_Sam View Post
Is 235 a Sacramento area code?
"Area Code 235 has not been assigned for use by the North American Numbering Plan Administrator. Area Code 235 is officially planned as a General Purpose area code which is typically assigned to a geographic area. If you receive a phone call from area code 235 it is a spam call. Any phone number such as 235-xxx-xxx does not exist."

Edit: I think it might be a computer error. The price on the first pic is near, but not equal to the largest single precision signed integer. The price when you click into the ad is a cool nine hundred billion.

https://sacramento.craigslist.org/bi...264737576.html

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Originally Posted by Darth Lefty View Post
"Area Code 235 has not been assigned for use by the North American Numbering Plan Administrator. Area Code 235 is officially planned as a General Purpose area code which is typically assigned to a geographic area. If you receive a phone call from area code 235 it is a spam call. Any phone number such as 235-xxx-xxx does not exist."

Edit: I think it might be a computer error. The price on the first pic is near, but not equal to the largest single precision signed integer. The price when you click into the ad is a cool nine hundred billion.

https://sacramento.craigslist.org/bi...264737576.html

There is a bike shortage...
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Old 01-26-21, 09:05 PM
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There is a bike shortage...
Only gotta sell one.
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