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12-25-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,710
Posted By StarBiker

I was nice. I convinced a fellow flipper who...

I was nice. I convinced a fellow flipper who knows nothing about bikes (He's Iranian and deals in rugs) to buy a 2002 Raleigh m 80 in nice shape for $32. I almost bought it but I have been so lazy...
Replies: 23
Views: 977
Posted By StarBiker

No. Sometimes I have two posts for the same...

No.

Sometimes I have two posts for the same city, so I can top post daily.

Again, pound it on CL, and don't give up. It may sell quickly, it may not. And you have to get on FBM.

You will...
Replies: 23
Views: 977
Posted By StarBiker

The seller should have filled the gap. That is...

The seller should have filled the gap. That is amateurish.

You can get online prices on CL and FBM in large metros. Especially DC, NYC, Boston, LA, San Francisco.......
I always have.
Replies: 23
Views: 977
Posted By StarBiker

I can't believe you can't sell that on NYC CL....

I can't believe you can't sell that on NYC CL. Boston CL, or Philly CL. You can post it on on three ya know. And top post every 48 hours.
Forum: Touring
11-16-22, 11:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,884
Posted By StarBiker

I see very little out there in this weight range...

I see very little out there in this weight range (Like nothing else), but I posted it because it was 26 inch wheels. Not it's weight capability.

I see there are some experts that should build...
11-14-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,244
Posted By StarBiker

Which you can buy at REI and still get that one...

Which you can buy at REI and still get that one year return policy.
11-10-22, 11:48 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,023
Posted By StarBiker

To get attention, and vent. I never said...

To get attention, and vent.

I never said anything to anybody when I walked away from this site for a few years.

If somebody is that annoying just block them.

This site does poor job of...
Replies: 6
Views: 960
Posted By StarBiker

I thought the OP was talking about half the...

I thought the OP was talking about half the posters on this site......:eek:
Forum: Touring
11-02-22, 09:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,884
Posted By StarBiker

I paid $32 for this two weeks ago.......(Yellow...

I paid $32 for this two weeks ago.......(Yellow Selle SMP Seat added since. I had the seat.)
...
10-30-22, 12:04 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,771
Posted By StarBiker

I would like to find one of those Ross MB's one...

I would like to find one of those Ross MB's one day. Never know.

Good for the OP. They drop bikes off at my local dump that get picked up by a person who disperses them throughout south east Asia....
10-28-22, 10:38 PM
Replies: 3,311
Views: 862,438
Posted By StarBiker

I always end up bringing the bars back, a couple...

I always end up bringing the bars back, a couple bikes I owned and road for a couple years. I had not moved the bars back on the Bianchi when I took the pic. I eventually had the bars on the Bianchi...
10-26-22, 06:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 13,995
Posted By StarBiker

Old thread. Helped me as well. I was curious what...

Old thread. Helped me as well. I was curious what year, and is the frame all Tange for 87. Yep. Good to know.
Forum: Commuting
10-25-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 15,597
Views: 12,035,017
Posted By StarBiker

I am not commuting, but I do ride around all the...

I am not commuting, but I do ride around all the time, local coffee shop, thrifts (Where I get my bikes, and everything else I can) Grocery......So this find from the thrift the other day will be an...
10-24-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 636
Posted By StarBiker

Okay, a bit of a ramble. I did the same thing...

Okay, a bit of a ramble. I did the same thing with a perfect 91' Trek Multi Track in 2010. Paid $20 for it, barely road it, and sold it. Took 4 months of top posting on local CL to get decent money...
10-23-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 636
Posted By StarBiker

Okay a wet Sunday night :cry: ...

Okay a wet Sunday night :cry:

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10-21-22, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3,311
Views: 862,438
Posted By StarBiker

Okay, I picked this up Thursday......So I am...

Okay, I picked this up Thursday......So I am rolling with this for now.

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10-21-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 636
Posted By StarBiker

Bianchi Grizzly In Celeste

Picked this up at the thrift store yesterday for a few bag of nuts.......I actually find it comfortable, and the frame fits well. Road it almost as soon a I got it.
...
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By StarBiker

I disagree about step through. That is not a...

I disagree about step through. That is not a woman's bike.

Jimothy you have to pound the pavement and get out there and look around. Yardsales, Fleamarkets, Thrift Stores, Friends, Friends...
10-18-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By StarBiker

That's why I said 17-18. I stand over that 17"...

That's why I said 17-18. I stand over that 17" Giant and a 19" without shoes would be hitting my pals.
10-17-22, 11:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,238
Posted By StarBiker

https://www.bikesdirect.com/products/windsor/touri...

https://www.bikesdirect.com/products/windsor/touring-commuter-bike-tourist.htm
10-17-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By StarBiker

^ If you can stand over the bike, and clear it...

^
If you can stand over the bike, and clear it with a half inch, or more it might work for you. But a 17" to 18" would definitely be a better fit.

I am riding a 17" now that is probably a tad...
10-06-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3,311
Views: 862,438
Posted By StarBiker

That Giant I posted above. Didn't need to do much...

That Giant I posted above. Didn't need to do much to it either. Just consumables. Paid $20 like DQRider so I didn't have much money in it. I didn't have to change anything though.
10-05-22, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3,311
Views: 862,438
Posted By StarBiker

This is the kind of bike I like. Would be to big...

This is the kind of bike I like. Would be to big for me, but I like how the rider is in a upright position. Nice bike.
10-05-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3,311
Views: 862,438
Posted By StarBiker

I am trying to be cheaper than anybody else in...

I am trying to be cheaper than anybody else in this thread......

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Forum: Mid-Atlantic
10-05-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By StarBiker

This share the road nonsense is why I almost...

This share the road nonsense is why I almost never ride on roads. They just want to be cheap and not spend the money.

I can't believe Maryland ranks in the muddled middle nationally for quality of...
Replies: 13
Views: 565
Posted By StarBiker

Yep, expect $80+ for tubes, tires and potentially...

Yep, expect $80+ for tubes, tires and potentially brake pads.

I am 5'9" and have been riding a slightly small 17" Giant Innova. (The size is so close I am fine with it)

You are going to need a...
Forum: Commuting
09-22-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,394
Posted By StarBiker

^ The average commute is 27 Minutes. A lot of...

^
The average commute is 27 Minutes. A lot of folks do need to drive.
09-05-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By StarBiker

REI gives members one year return policy. Plus a...

REI gives members one year return policy. Plus a 10% dividend a year later.

That's $64 dollars towards something else as long as you keep the Saris.
Forum: Touring
08-30-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 359,159
Posted By StarBiker

Reminds me of my favorite film. El Espíritu De La...

Reminds me of my favorite film. El Espíritu De La Colmena (The Spirit Of The Beehive)
Forum: Touring
08-25-22, 11:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 744
Posted By StarBiker

I like the frame geometry on that bike. Nice bike.

I like the frame geometry on that bike. Nice bike.
08-17-22, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,204
Posted By StarBiker

Well I put Kool Stop pads, and 700 x 38 Serfas...

Well I put Kool Stop pads, and 700 x 38 Serfas on. I should have went with bigger tires but the Sefas Vidas were just under $57 with Serfas Tubes. Everything else was almost $40 more without tubes....
08-09-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 69,831
Posted By StarBiker

Not as big, but the exact bike I had paid $20 for...

Not as big, but the exact bike I had paid $20 for in a thrift and flipped. I should have kept that bike!
08-07-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 53,410
Posted By StarBiker

Very nice looking, and nicely set up Diamond Back.

Very nice looking, and nicely set up Diamond Back.
08-06-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,299
Posted By StarBiker

MB's although out there from the 80's, or 90's...

MB's although out there from the 80's, or 90's aren't really easy to find dirt cheap, at least not anymore. Not for the kind of prices many of us use to pay.

A mountain, no pun intended of them on...
08-05-22, 04:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,299
Posted By StarBiker

Any 80's, 90's steel frame MB would work best.

Any 80's, 90's steel frame MB would work best.
07-31-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,204
Posted By StarBiker

Giant Innova Cross Mid 90's?

I hadn't picked up a bike on the fly in a while, picked this up this week, cleaned it up, took pics to put it up for a flip, road it around the block and just about changed my mind. Immediately...
Forum: Touring
06-12-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 359,159
Posted By StarBiker

Nice, more my speed.

Nice, more my speed.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
05-29-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 464
Posted By StarBiker

Poured two nights ago, and in the morning but...

Poured two nights ago, and in the morning but this Holiday weekend has turned out to be pretty nice. At least until tomorrows heat. Off to the Coffee Shop......on the bike.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic
02-04-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 249
Posted By StarBiker

A Dry Week Forecast

Amazing, and highs after the weekend approaching the upper 40's late week.

When was the last time we had a dry week, September.......
11-24-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,818
Views: 423,955
Posted By StarBiker

Tornadoes aren't going to be the problem. It will...

Tornadoes aren't going to be the problem. It will be the Heat & Humidity in late Spring through very early Fall. And you get that weather all the way up to the Mid Atlantic.

I thought this past...
11-17-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,818
Views: 423,955
Posted By StarBiker

The interior west is waaaay to expensive. You are...

The interior west is waaaay to expensive. You are going to have to move to the south east somewhere.
Forum: Touring
09-10-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,872
Views: 359,159
Posted By StarBiker

The Mods on Bike Forums?

The Mods on Bike Forums?
06-24-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 54,575
Posted By StarBiker

Responding to old post......:innocent: ...

Responding to old post......:innocent:

Pretty much the second paragraph. And I live across the street from a Bus Line, and can walk to the Light Rail in a half an hour, or wait for the Bus to take...
06-07-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,141
Posted By StarBiker

Reading that made me pull out a Bo record for a...

Reading that made me pull out a Bo record for a spin.....

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06-01-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,825
Posted By StarBiker

The car free forum is always good for a few...

The car free forum is always good for a few laughs.
05-31-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,825
Posted By StarBiker

^ Not in the initial time period you mentioned...

^
Not in the initial time period you mentioned "1989" (I did work in a Mall then, but for the Mall)

I live in an area where I don't need a car, but as a flipper, and someone who doesn't own a car...
05-13-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,650
Posted By StarBiker

I can't figure out after reading the article why...

I can't figure out after reading the article why people think the victim was arguing. The shooter was a maniac.
Replies: 18
Views: 1,891
Posted By StarBiker

https://craigslistharvester.com/

https://craigslistharvester.com/
Replies: 18
Views: 1,891
Posted By StarBiker

CL Scams....

I get on CL to list a bike, (I have flipped a couple hundred bikes on CL) and look around and see a dozen scams. All high end suspension bikes, all priced the same at $600. CL has become a real...
03-26-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 36,852
Posted By StarBiker

Just flipped these...(I worked with a guy in 89'...

Just flipped these...(I worked with a guy in 89' who had that orange AMX and was selling it for 2K)
...
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