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Old 11-01-19, 03:15 PM
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"Gold plated kids bike", only $38,000

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Old 11-01-19, 05:50 PM
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More like gold colored chrome paint! Where is Odd Job when I need him? Smiles, MH
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Old 11-02-19, 08:36 PM
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Dream big......

I think they forgot a decimal point.

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Old 11-03-19, 05:54 AM
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I think they forgot a decimal point.

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Hey! Its a Reilly! Always wanted one of those. Its amazing - the pronunciation of the name. Some say raw-lee, and say rally. I've always pronounced it raw-lee, and thought that to be correct, but just recently I've heard the boys on GCN to say rally.
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Old 11-03-19, 09:04 PM
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That's a whole lotta no... as in N,000
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"Gold plated kids bike", only $38,000

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Gold-plated...e/202811604751


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Old 11-03-19, 09:21 PM
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Price is FIRM (but the fork is bent AF)
Vintage touring bike. Price is FIRM. Only serious inquires please.
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Old 11-04-19, 04:32 PM
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This Vermonter was pointed out in the "Looking for these?" thread. Creative writing...
https://vermont.craigslist.org/searc...serid=43040816
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Old 11-04-19, 05:47 PM
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Originally Posted by curbtender View Post
This Vermonter was pointed out in the "Looking for these?" thread. Creative writing...
https://vermont.craigslist.org/searc...serid=43040816
I had to Google translate "douleur dans le cul".

This guy is entertaining, but I digress....

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Old 11-04-19, 10:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Mad Honk View Post
More like gold colored chrome paint! Where is Odd Job when I need him? Smiles, MH
If so, they got a better result out of those dang cans, than I ever could.
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Old 11-05-19, 09:26 AM
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Pepsi spirit 10 speed bikeBuffalo, NY $450
(I highlighted the price)

That seat - that cabling! It just reeks quality....

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Old 11-05-19, 10:36 AM
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Pepsi spirit 10 speed bikeBuffalo, NY $450
(I highlighted the price)

That seat - that cabling! It just reeks quality....
Yes but if you read the text the owner states that it "works" Love that set cover, reminds me of one of those Russian hats...
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Old 11-07-19, 01:42 AM
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"Only best parts used"



Looks like a run-of-the-mill cr-mo frame with really long geometry, plastic pedals, typical multi-coloured cheapie fixed wheelset... all for the bargain price of $2000

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Old 11-07-19, 03:38 PM
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75 Raleigh Carlton Gran Sport

$400.00!!!

per ad: "Outstanding 1975 Raleigh Gran Sport, Carlton fabrication, Reynolds 531 DB frameset, 57cm center to center, 32 1/2 " stand over Components: Nevar Star crank set 170mm with original chainring guard and dust covers. Normandy QR high flange hubs Weinmann 27x1-1/4" aluminum rims Atom 440 pedals Weinmann Vainqueur brakes GB stem & GB Randonneur handlebar Brooks B17"

Nice bike but.....

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Old 11-07-19, 03:50 PM
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$400 in Tim Hortons is what, hm, about $320 US? For what appears to be an exceptionally clean all-531 DB handbuilt bike? If it had a LaPrade seat post instead of that cheapo clampy one, and a Suntour or Campag RD, that price wouldn't be out of line. Weird what a wide range of components could be had on these bikes, even when new(-ish).
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Old 11-07-19, 03:55 PM
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$400 in Tim Hortons is what, hm, about $320 US? For what appears to be an exceptionally clean all-531 DB handbuilt bike? If it had a LaPrade seat post instead of that cheapo clampy one, and a Suntour or Campag RD, that price wouldn't be out of line. Weird what a wide range of components could be had on these bikes, even when new(-ish).
That is a Brooks saddle (apparently vintage and in good condition (or new and in terrible condition!)). I can't quite tell but I think the RD is Simplex
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Old 11-07-19, 04:07 PM
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Ignoring the Brooks we see this in Southern Ontario all the time. I stopped flipping them because I was buying them for around $100 Canadian (without Brooks but usually with similar cranks, brakes and brake levers etc), cleaning them and rebuilding them and then only getting $150 on a flip.
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Old 11-07-19, 06:15 PM
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That is a Brooks saddle (apparently vintage and in good condition (or new and in terrible condition!)). I can't quite tell but I think the RD is Simplex
Yes, RD is a Simplex (one of the cheaper options BITD), saddle looks like a B17 (steps down from the Pro).
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Old 11-08-19, 05:42 PM
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Pa few from dreamland. too bad the C40 isn't more realistic. it's about the only carbon type bike i'd consider, and it's close enough to my size.
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Colnago C40 World Champion (56cm) - $5000

Pristine Colnago C40 World Champion size 56cm equipped with Campagnolo Record brakes and derailleurs, Colnago cranks and Cosmic wheels.




and from the same seller......






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Motobecane Classic (54cm) - $2000

Pristine steel frame Motobecane classic size 54. Equipped with Modolo Flash brakes, Huret Derailleurs and Mavic Wheels.

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Old 11-08-19, 10:12 PM
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...reminds me of one of those Russian hats...
I have one of those. It works.
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Old 11-09-19, 09:22 AM
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I have one of those. It works.
Which one do you have? A Russian hat or a furry saddle cover?
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Maybe a Russian hat he uses as a furry saddle?
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Old 11-09-19, 05:18 PM
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This actually looks like a great deal for someone so I feel bad for making fun of the seller, and you could sort of understand because the bike is black, and on sale, and Thanksgiving is coming up. But after the fourth time that they write it, and then put the link to the company right there. . . unless this is some obscure joke that I'm not getting. Anyway.

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Old 11-09-19, 05:21 PM
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Which one do you have? A Russian hat or a furry saddle cover?
@curbtender guessed correctly.

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^^^ I don't know @thumpism. Just stretch it a bit and it looks like it would be capable of double duty.
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Old 11-09-19, 05:37 PM
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On Seattle CL a 53 cm Miyata 1000 for $150

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