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Old 08-28-19, 08:24 AM
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https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bi...954654525.html



"Highly collectable bike

Come get it before its gone
These bike sell fast and are collectible

Banana seat 20" rear wheel 16" front
Bicycle is green
Bicycle has rust and needs restored

Bicycle restored sells for big $$$

Certificate of authenticity included

$3000 cash gets it"

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Old 08-28-19, 08:35 AM
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I can't even believe that's a thing. What a weird world we live in...

DD
LOL! Now Iím waiting for a Ginsu Wheelie Chopper!
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Old 08-28-19, 08:54 AM
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ďNeeds a new chain and seatpost....but those wheels are just fine.Ē

What the-
I think Iím beginning to piece together what happened with the chain!
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Old 08-28-19, 09:05 AM
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Certificate of authenticity included

$3000 cash gets it"
Certificate of authenticity? How does that work?
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Old 08-28-19, 09:17 AM
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Is this your bike?
?? No, it's not my bike. That is a quote from the ad.
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Old 08-28-19, 09:38 AM
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?? No, it's not my bike. That is a quote from the ad.
Okay. I see you added the quotes now. Thanks.
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Old 08-28-19, 10:38 AM
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Originally Posted by AeroGut View Post
https://cincinnati.craigslist.org/bi...954654525.html

"Highly collectable bike

Come get it before its gone
These bike sell fast and are collectible

Banana seat 20" rear wheel 16" front
Bicycle is green
Bicycle has rust and needs restored

Bicycle restored sells for big $$$

Certificate of authenticity included

$3000 cash gets it"
Who's Donny Osmand?
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Old 08-28-19, 11:07 AM
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For $3,000 you can get the whole Osmond family to come sing for you...not that I'd want to.
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Old 08-28-19, 12:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Moe Zhoost View Post
Who's Donny Osmand?
He's a little bit cauntry (or maybe he was a little bit rack&roll? I forget)
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Old 08-28-19, 12:35 PM
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^^^^^^ Either way, his rusty old stuff is collectAble....
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Old 08-29-19, 07:17 AM
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Get your child ready for our post apocalyptic future?

https://newyork.craigslist.org/fct/b...966119630.html


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Old 08-29-19, 07:26 AM
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^^^Where does one sit on such a device?
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Old 08-29-19, 07:35 AM
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^^^
The best end a Next BMX bike has ever met!
THIS IS VALHALLA FOR THIS BIKE!
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Old 08-29-19, 06:08 PM
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Women bike, Looks great has brakes



https://kalamazoo.craigslist.org/bik...966611512.html
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Old 08-29-19, 06:17 PM
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Who's a good shifter?? WHO'S A GOOD SHIFTER!!

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Old 08-29-19, 11:57 PM
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Old 08-30-19, 11:03 AM
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Whenever I see a CL ad listed for $0 I prepare to see the worst price in the ad text, but sometimes they still exceed my expectations. Usually I have minimum price set to $20 so I can avoid these listings. Plus: Schwinn, really?

SCHWINN UNIVEGA ALPINA S - 6.5 (Mpls, MN)

https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/h...960009249.html



This bike in excellent pre owned condition is valued @ 2,200 ! Google it ! Selling mine in excellent condition for 995.00 . Calls only !!
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Old 08-30-19, 05:43 PM
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This poor bike

This ad has been on CL all summer. Price hasn't budged either. Anyone interested?
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Old 08-30-19, 09:27 PM
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Found this on Facebook Marketplace cheap, a 56cm 1993 Specialized Epic carbon frame. with almost a full Shimano Sante Groupset.

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Old 08-30-19, 10:23 PM
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That saddle alone is worth it.
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Old 08-31-19, 07:16 AM
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A chiropractor's dream for creating new clients. And it'll only set you back a grand.

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Old 08-31-19, 04:22 PM
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And it'll only set you back a grand.

Air in the tires is extra.
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Old 08-31-19, 04:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Clang View Post
Whenever I see a CL ad listed for $0 I prepare to see the worst price in the ad text, but sometimes they still exceed my expectations. Usually I have minimum price set to $20 so I can avoid these listings. Plus: Schwinn, really?

SCHWINN UNIVEGA ALPINA S - 6.5 (Mpls, MN)

https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/h...960009249.html



This bike in excellent pre owned condition is valued @ 2,200 ! Google it ! Selling mine in excellent condition for 995.00 . Calls only !!
995 pesos = $49.58
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Old 08-31-19, 04:34 PM
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There's a very powerful human desire to not get ripped off and it leads to ads like these:

AMS Barracuda - $490 (St Paul, MN)

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...3626640420201/




"AMS barracuda, missing front tire.
ConditionUsed - Good"

It seems like every time I see a Barracuda they're really expensive. Do they have a cult following? Are people getting their prices off of Budget Bicycle Center listings? If this was $49 it wouldn't sell given that it's rusty, minus a front wheel, components are completely scuffed up, grimy, with a photo shoot from someone's torture basement.
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Old 08-31-19, 04:47 PM
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Air in the tires is extra.
Heheh - with this seller's notions that air will cost $50. BARGAIN!!
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