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eBay / CraigsList finds - "Are you looking for one of these!?" Part II

Old 02-18-20, 08:36 AM
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Fuji S12-S LTD, $90

Interesting 12 speed Fuji with barcons, looks to be a 1985...wish Frank would get a better camera!
https://tampa.craigslist.org/pnl/bik...077397648.html



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I wish everyone could take one of these cv bikes out for an extended ride...it’s not what you might’ve imagined! They will put a smile on your face!
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1983 Trek 620 touring road bike, 54cm - $200 (Ballard)
https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/b...077460008.html

Reynolds 531 double butted chromoly steel tubing, Shimano XRT headset, XT derailleur, Suntour Barcon bar end shifters with new wires and cabling, Sugino AT triple crankset, Suntour 6 speed freewheel, 18 speed, DiaCompe side pull caliper brakes with new pads, Blackburn front and rear racks and one set of panniers included, Brooks Professional saddle, set of fenders also included, solid straight frame that shows some wear cosmetically, completely disassembled and serviced, new chain, rides, shifts, and stops nice. Frame size 54cm, standover height 31", fits 5'6" to 5'9".

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^^^^ The Blackburns and panniers make this a pretty good deal. Nice build with the barcons and aeros, exactly what someone would do with an '83 sport tourer in, say, '87.
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Originally Posted by PugRider View Post
Probably already gone, nothing more underrated than a nice, comfy early 90s steel hybrid.

https://boston.craigslist.org/nos/bi...077243127.html
Someone had a 1993 55cm XO-4 brand new in box here in ATL for $300 and it's still listed over here.

On a totally different subject, in 2 hours, it looks like this Follis on-base at Dover in DE will go for $65 if someone actually bids: https://www.ebay.com/itm/143530659598?ul_noapp=true

Granted, this would only be a good deal if local pickup were an option. @crank_addict has one he's working on over here, it's quite similar (I think his may be a 172, though, his is definitely a bit better)

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Originally Posted by francophile View Post
Someone had a 1993 55cm XO-4 brand new in box here in ATL for $300 and it's still listed over here.

On a totally different subject, in 2 hours, it looks like this Follis on-base at Dover in DE will go for $65 if someone actually bids: https://www.ebay.com/itm/143530659598?ul_noapp=true

Granted, this would only be a good deal if local pickup were an option. @crank_addict has one he's working on over here, it's quite similar (I think his may be a 172, though, his is definitely a bit better)

$65 local sale, yeah that would be a fun bike to turn into a town bike. The seller gets points for figuring out the model.
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2 Nishiki Internationals - 1970s - $50 each

Both have been stored indoors for 20+ years, the seller says. Remarkable condition. Woodland Hills/West Hills area (San Fernando Valley), CA.

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sf...077206022.html
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Old 02-18-20, 07:34 PM
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Originally Posted by RandomlyWest View Post
Both have been stored indoors for 20+ years, the seller says. Remarkable condition. Woodland Hills/West Hills area (San Fernando Valley), CA.

https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sf...077206022.html
Note the kickstand clamp damage to the chainstays. May be a turnoff for some folks.
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63 cm Cannondale road bike - $125 (Midtown St. Louis)

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https://nh.craigslist.org/bik/d/chic...077945557.html

I wouldn't touch this with a 10-foot pole, but do any of you think this is worth the asking price? Why?
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think this is worth the asking price? Why?
No, not the way it's being presented.
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Old 02-19-20, 07:59 AM
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https://nh.craigslist.org/bik/d/chic...077945557.html

I wouldn't touch this with a 10-foot pole, but do any of you think this is worth the asking price? Why?
The market dictates the price, and this could be for a very small market. Like these guys.
You'd have to be a collector to pay that, but is the bike in collectible quality shape?
Put simply, a person looking for a cheap used carbon mountain bike will not pay that price, which gets you a respectable lighter new bike, all in.
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Old 02-19-20, 08:10 AM
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Vintage MTBs are getting more popular but $2000 is a bit much for even vintage road bikes which aren't like pristine pre-Columbus-family Cinellis or something.
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Ciocc - Washington DC CL $850



"Unloading a vintage CIOCC. Campy Athena 11spd group with cross wheels.
"Steel is real" and there is nothing better than a classic Italian road bike.
175 cranks. I am 6'1" and it is a great fit and smooth ride.
Campy cross wheels"
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1975 Motobecane Grand Jubile Road Bike Reynolds 531 Campagnolo 58cm - $400 (Tacoma, Spanaway (can travel))



https://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/b...076688149.html

Here's a beautiful lugged 1975, maybe '76 Motobecane Grand Jubile road bike. About 57/58cm. 22.5in c2c seattube and toptube. Time capsule for the most part. Newer Michelin Pro 3 tires.
Rides great and is tuned up.
Nearly all original, Campagnolo rear derailleur, Sunshine Pro Am hub set placed to Campagnolo Omega 700c rims.
Weinman Brakes and levers.
Belleri handlebars.
Huret down tube shifters and front derailleur. Stronglight cranks. Turbo Saddle...and more.
Asking $400 OBO




Looks like a NR rear mech - did Motobecane GJs come with those as an option, or was it generally whatever Huret's stuff was at the time?

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Very clean Super Le Tour with Dura-Ace and Campagnolo

1976 Schwinn Super LeTour 12.2 - $180 (Park Ridge)

"This Super LeTour 12.2 is a vintage time capsule. It was pulled from the original owners garage covered in dust and cob webs. The original owner was also the original builder. As a high school student, he worked at Rudy's bike shop and had dreams of being a bike racer. This LeTour is not the factory produced version offered at the Schwinn stores. It was built from a frame set with some of the best components available in 1976. The bike has retained all of it's original components except for rims, spokes and right side bar tape. The bike was completely cleaned with only bottom bracket and hubs needing overhaul. The original Fiamme sew-up rims were replaced with new Velocity clincher rims laced to the original Campy hubs. Fiamme rims and spokes are included with bike.

Double butted 4130 frame 25 inch or 63 cm original silver mist
Campy Nuovo Record (derailleurs, hubs, shift levers)
5 speed free wheel
Dura-Ace brakes, cranks (52/42) and head set
Diacompe brake levers
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1076 date stamp"

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Originally Posted by sheddle View Post

1975 Motobecane Grand Jubile Road Bike Reynolds 531 Campagnolo 58cm - $400 (Tacoma, Spanaway (can travel))

Here's a beautiful lugged 1975, maybe '76 Motobecane Grand Jubile road bike. About 57/58cm. 22.5in c2c seattube and toptube. Time capsule for the most part. Newer Michelin Pro 3 tires.
Rides great and is tuned up.
Nearly all original, Campagnolo rear derailleur, Sunshine Pro Am hub set placed to Campagnolo Omega 700c rims.
Weinman Brakes and levers.
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Huret down tube shifters and front derailleur. Stronglight cranks. Turbo Saddle...and more.
Asking $400 OBO

Looks like a NR rear mech - did Motobecane GJs come with those as an option, or was it generally whatever Huret's stuff was at the time?
Link, please?

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Very clean Super Le Tour with Dura-Ace and Campagnolo

1976 Schwinn Super LeTour 12.2 - $180 (Park Ridge)

"This Super LeTour 12.2 is a vintage time capsule. It was pulled from the original owners garage covered in dust and cob webs. The original owner was also the original builder. As a high school student, he worked at Rudy's bike shop and had dreams of being a bike racer. This LeTour is not the factory produced version offered at the Schwinn stores. It was built from a frame set with some of the best components available in 1976. The bike has retained all of it's original components except for rims, spokes and right side bar tape. The bike was completely cleaned with only bottom bracket and hubs needing overhaul. The original Fiamme sew-up rims were replaced with new Velocity clincher rims laced to the original Campy hubs. Fiamme rims and spokes are included with bike.

Double butted 4130 frame 25 inch or 63 cm original silver mist
Campy Nuovo Record (derailleurs, hubs, shift levers)
5 speed free wheel
Dura-Ace brakes, cranks (52/42) and head set
Diacompe brake levers
Sakae handle bar and seat post
Barantito stem
Kyokuto pedals
Aiake Jaguar saddle
1076 date stamp"

That is a steal. With the wheels already re-laced, and the components. It's like getting the frame for free.
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Originally Posted by sheddle View Post
NR rear mech - did Motobecane GJs come with those as an option, or was it generally whatever Huret's stuff was at the time?
I'll guess it's whatever Ben Lawee had available for them, which included Suntour Cyclone. But maybe he chose the Suntour stuff the following year ('76) for the GJ ... and even the GR.

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Link, please?
It's in the post.

https://seattle.craigslist.org/tac/b...076688149.html
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Originally Posted by SurferRosa View Post
I missed it between the photos, I guess. I'm at work, been staring at spreadsheets and schematics all day.

My interest in this bike comes from the fact that I tried to buy one locally, for half this asking price, but the seller knows me and didn't want me to modify it in any way. He wanted to sell to someone who would restore it or keep it as-is. His prerogative, I guess, but he knows I don't do anything to permanently alter these bikes. I've seen the name "Drew" thrown around in that regard, someone who cuts off RD hangers when he builds fixies? Well, I've got plenty of projects, and I've run out of room anyway, so I guess I'll start looking again after I sell a couple.

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Looks like a NR rear mech - did Motobecane GJs come with those as an option, or was it generally whatever Huret's stuff was at the time?
Early examples came with Huret derailleurs. Later on, they switched to SunTour. As far as I know, Campy derailleurs weren't an option.
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My interest in this bike comes from the fact that I tried to buy one locally, for half this asking price, but the seller knows me and didn't want me to modify it in any way.
I'll sell you mine.
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Well, thanks! That's a beauty, but 2cm too big, and $200 above my budget. I'm looking for one that needs more TLC than that. A frameset would be perfect.

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Bridgestone Kabuki bar bag - $15 (Shoreline)



https://seattle.craigslist.org/see/b...076256292.html

A nice touch for an old Bridgestone
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some interesting things here: storage locker sale so I suspect they will be happy with cash in hand at far less than asking (my experience with these has been this). De Rosa is far too small for me! The Alan however...but not sure thats even for sale!


https://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bik...076365667.html

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