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Old 05-12-19, 05:13 AM
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"Nisiki Rivera".
She was Geraldo Rivera's first wife.
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Old 05-12-19, 06:27 AM
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Originally Posted by 2cam16 View Post
Guy Lemond Reynold Racing Bike

Well I guess he couldn't really read the sig on the tt.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/303144114489?ul_noapp=true
Bonus points for the reserve price being over $195 for a well used Tourmalet.
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Old 05-12-19, 06:35 AM
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I'll give him points for tenacity

These two piles of garbage have been continually listed for over two years, refreshed to pop up on the top of the listing weekly.

https://ames.craigslist.org/bik/d/20...876913622.html

https://ames.craigslist.org/bik/d/pr...876913367.html
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Old 05-12-19, 11:27 PM
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Well, if it has group'o parts I'm all in!
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Old 05-13-19, 11:18 PM
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bikes are expensive in Victoria BC!https://victoria.craigslist.org/bik/...887013792.html
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Old 05-14-19, 02:06 AM
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"Pro Tour"... is that what the pros ride in the TDF?



At least it comes with:
bicycle frame material: aluminum
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Old 05-14-19, 08:55 AM
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Originally Posted by GrainBrain View Post
These two piles of garbage have been continually listed for over two years, refreshed to pop up on the top of the listing weekly.

https://ames.craigslist.org/bik/d/20...876913622.html

https://ames.craigslist.org/bik/d/pr...876913367.html
I'm always a little amazed at how much effort people will go through for so little reward. Like CL posters who try to sell a used garden hose for $5. This is $25 worth of bikes (to the seller anyways). Just drop it off somewhere already.
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Old 05-14-19, 10:31 PM
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1972 Sears free spirit Bike Frame, only $450!

Comes with original forks, a derailleur, AND a 70’s CA bike license sticker. Shut up and take my money! https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...4896379015544/

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Old 05-17-19, 08:55 PM
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Here's a quality setup on a pricey ride:

Bianchi Hobocross FTW.
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Old 05-20-19, 12:31 PM
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CL pic of the week. Did someone try to upload an undeveloped Polaroid?

Weslo

Weslo X Bike come pick up - $20 (Clearwater)


Weslo flooding exercise bike like new. Don't need. Takes up very little space, has resistance, can be moved from room to room
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Old 05-20-19, 04:06 PM
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Originally Posted by bikecrate View Post
CL pic of the week. Did someone try to upload an undeveloped Polaroid?

Weslo

Weslo X Bike come pick up - $20 (Clearwater)


Weslo flooding exercise bike like new. Don't need. Takes up very little space, has resistance, can be moved from room to room
Might be a ghost in the photo somewhere.
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Old 05-20-19, 04:11 PM
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1986 Vintage Schwinn High Sierra - $39 (aptos)

So many things wrong with the photo in this ad (TOTAL fail on posting the pic by me. Sorry!):
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/scz/bik...892135846.html

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Old 05-20-19, 04:25 PM
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Originally Posted by 2cam16 View Post
So many things wrong with the photo in this ad (TOTAL fail on posting the pic by me. Sorry!):
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/scz/bik...892135846.html
Well in that case, his photo is 100% better than yours!
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Old 05-20-19, 05:02 PM
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Originally Posted by 2cam16 View Post
So many things wrong with the photo in this ad (TOTAL fail on posting the pic by me. Sorry!):
https://sfbay.craigslist.org/scz/bik...892135846.html
However the asking price is spot on.
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Old 05-20-19, 05:51 PM
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^^^^^^ And it's not just the photos. At least the first pic does clearly show what's wrong with the bike. We just saw an abandoned BSO on the terrace, put together just so. Amazing how many you see, but I still can't get my head around what sort of thinking process leads to someone doing this.

Still, +1 on the price; it'd be in the back of my truck right now if it weren't two time zones away.
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Old 05-21-19, 03:25 AM
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Peugeot PKN10. Only $800 !!!!

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Old 05-22-19, 01:25 PM
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I was following this in hopes of maybe scoring a $10 C-Record pista axle/cone/nut combo, but it just became wacky:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Campagnolo-...-/303155750282

Campagnolo sheriff star front hub. (broken)
Condition: For parts or not working
“Used and broken”
Ended: May 22, 2019 , 1:43PM
Winning bid:US $142.50
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Old 05-22-19, 06:53 PM
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With a posting title like this, I will assume it's art.

Peugeot hanging on the garage wall for sale
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Old 05-22-19, 08:04 PM
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I was following this in hopes of maybe scoring a $10 C-Record pista axle/cone/nut combo, but it just became wacky:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Campagnolo-...-/303155750282

Campagnolo sheriff star front hub. (broken)
Condition: For parts or not working
“Used and broken”
Ended: May 22, 2019 , 1:43PM
Winning bid:US $142.50


OUCH!!!

Hopefully the buyer actually read the ad. Static display?

Those aren't cheap hubs.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-MIN...6/392299758876

They'd go well with the Mavic Star Fish cranks.

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Old 05-23-19, 06:39 AM
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OUCH!!!

Hopefully the buyer actually read the ad. Static display?

Those aren't cheap hubs.
Yet a complete pista wheelset just went for $319 this morning. Go figure.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Campagnolo-.../303156780927/
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Any notions (if the thought isn't too disturbing) what poor lugged-frame bike gave up it soul for this?:

https://madison.craigslist.org/bik/d...895673851.html

Green Bay Packers Vintage Bike - $240 (Capital area)


(Those poor Suntour shifters are screaming for mercy.)
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Geez man, Gears are those round things with teeth on them. Those look like shifters to me.

https://sanmarcos.craigslist.org/bik...895472035.html

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NOS 853 Franklin Frame

Yes, that Franklin Frame. If it were smaller I would be all over it
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Old 05-26-19, 01:08 AM
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Ok, so I've been looking at cars a little bit too.

I'm not quite sure how I'd classify this one.

1943 FORD rat rod BURMA JEEP BOMB CARRIER RATROD $23,000







Mad Max anybody?
Hollywood Reject?
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Old 05-26-19, 03:40 AM
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Ok, so I've been looking at cars a little bit too.

I'm not quite sure how I'd classify this one.

1943 FORD rat rod BURMA JEEP BOMB CARRIER RATROD $23,000



Mad Max anybody?
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When you crash that thing the best you can hope for is the engine crashing into you and killing you before the fireball from the fuel tank in front of you consumes you. O_o
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