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Posted By KonAaron Snake

I don’t think that would ever sell at that price....

I don’t think that would ever sell at that price. Over 2k is the province of top end, older Italians. In nice shape.
12-21-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,397
Posted By KonAaron Snake

Even by your standards - this is pretty nice. I...

Even by your standards - this is pretty nice. I have seen so many arguments over what is, and what's not an X-4 over the years - good to see one that is.
11-14-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,719
Posted By KonAaron Snake

The Lotus Odyssey was typically billed as a full...

The Lotus Odyssey was typically billed as a full tourer, but from personal experience, I can tell you they're more in between full and sport. Depending on the year, they have cantis. I have quite a...
11-13-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,683
Posted By KonAaron Snake

I am totally out as well - but I do have the work...

I am totally out as well - but I do have the work office I occasionally use.
11-13-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,196
Posted By KonAaron Snake

I hate bicycles. Every. SIngle. Part. Of. Them. I...

I hate bicycles. Every. SIngle. Part. Of. Them. I hate the wheels, the derailleurs, the cranks...all of it. The older they are, the worse they are. I especially hate bicycles that look like they were...
11-10-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,683
Posted By KonAaron Snake

Also framed mine (haven’t hung it yet - it’s...

Also framed mine (haven’t hung it yet - it’s going in the office). It’s not as cool as above though!

...
11-10-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,683
Posted By KonAaron Snake

Here's my feedback... You were a pleasure to...

Here's my feedback...

You were a pleasure to work with...the map IS BEAUTIFUL and exceeded expectations. The pricing was beyond reasonable. Delivery was fast, and packing was well done. You have...
11-09-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 74,136
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Posted By KonAaron Snake

I don't have a sense of what it's worth, but I do...

I don't have a sense of what it's worth, but I do think it's a pretty cool bike:1998 Voodoo Wazoo 53cm (50S) cyclocross/gravel bike Campagnolo - $1,100 (ROYERSFORD)...
11-07-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,575
Posted By KonAaron Snake

That bike sure has a lot of privilege; I haven't...

That bike sure has a lot of privilege; I haven't seen anything that white since Collin Quinn last had a comedy special. If hockey were a bike - that would be the bike. Needs Sante.
11-03-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 545
Posted By KonAaron Snake

I was close!

I was close!
10-28-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,017
Posted By KonAaron Snake

Thanks for the post!!! Just put in an order....

Thanks for the post!!! Just put in an order. Really excited that my beloved Marnati is listed!!!
10-19-22, 05:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By KonAaron Snake

I wonder who built the frame...guessing Litespeed.

I wonder who built the frame...guessing Litespeed.
10-18-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 117,089
Posted By KonAaron Snake

Around 68ish…built by Galmozzi. Cinelli also...

Around 68ish…built by Galmozzi. Cinelli also built some early Pinarellos. We don’t see a whole lot about the earlier ones.
10-18-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 117,089
Posted By KonAaron Snake

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10-14-22, 12:18 PM
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Posted By KonAaron Snake

*MINT* Peter Mooney 58.5cm with Peter White...

*MINT* Peter Mooney 58.5cm with Peter White Repaint and Wheels - $1,200 (East Passyunk) https://images.craigslist.org/00V0V_7v1aMYqChQ1z_0jm0ew_600x450.jpg...
10-13-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 74,136
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Posted By KonAaron Snake

If I didn't already have my forever tandem...

If I didn't already have my forever tandem (thanks Tom!!!), I'd be all over this. Someone here should buy it.
https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/bik/7537456089.htmlBeautiful custom handmade tandem...
10-11-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,184
Posted By KonAaron Snake

What a cool thread...thanks to poster! I had a...

What a cool thread...thanks to poster! I had a bit of a fixation on russian/soviet history, so I really enjoyed this. Much cooler than my soviet jerseys and watches.
10-11-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,137
Posted By KonAaron Snake

That's less classy than mine - badged Huffy, with...

That's less classy than mine - badged Huffy, with an Alfred E. Neumann head badge. ;)
10-08-22, 06:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,349
Posted By KonAaron Snake

Ehhh - I’d chalk most of it up to language...

Ehhh - I’d chalk most of it up to language barriers and some people can be irritable.

Hopefully he’ll get an answer from Merckx - I remember it taking a while.
10-07-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,349
Posted By KonAaron Snake

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My TSX badged Motorola team is actually 753. They...
09-28-22, 08:19 AM
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Posted By KonAaron Snake

Dig!!!

Dig!!!
09-27-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,119
Posted By KonAaron Snake

I didn’t read most of your post - but you might...

I didn’t read most of your post - but you might want to consider the ridiculous pseudo intellectual nonsense of the drivel peddling, inane buffoon you’ve elected to name yourself after before casting...
09-27-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,119
Posted By KonAaron Snake

Can you imagine how we’d remember Belushi had he...

Can you imagine how we’d remember Belushi had he lived longer? Or cobain? Or Morrison?

Belushi would probably be viewed with all the fondness of Chevy Chase. We tend to lionize people who expire...
09-27-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,119
Posted By KonAaron Snake

90 post thread - already - and probably no more...

90 post thread - already - and probably no more than 2-3 people on it own one, and a few more rode one once. That's the power of Confente.

I make a post about Bill Boston - maybe I get two...
09-27-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,119
Posted By KonAaron Snake

Errrrrrrrrrrr...that's like the least Confente...

Errrrrrrrrrrr...that's like the least Confente like bike ;)

If there was an anti-confente, that's it!

I did ride one. It was a bike. I think getting a custom bike built for someone else is...
09-24-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 74,136
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Posted By KonAaron Snake

I like this a lot. ...

I like this a lot.

https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/bik/7537456089.html

Beautiful custom handmade tandem - $750 (Philadelphia)...
09-09-22, 07:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 685
Posted By KonAaron Snake

I've heard horror stories - but when I dealt with...

I've heard horror stories - but when I dealt with him, he was reasonable, sensible, and quite likable.
09-06-22, 06:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 685
Posted By KonAaron Snake

Very nice find - a BG is a great score. I've...

Very nice find - a BG is a great score. I've always wanted a pink one.
08-08-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 751
Posted By KonAaron Snake

I’ll post some photos of mine as well, including...

I’ll post some photos of mine as well, including the integrated bars/stem.



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08-08-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 751
Posted By KonAaron Snake

Passoni Welding

In a recent thread that was shut down, there was a discussion of fillet brazing. One of the posts was from member Dan Chase , who I haven't previously met. His post, which I am editing below so as to...
07-07-22, 11:45 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,127
Posted By KonAaron Snake

It's your bike - do whatever makes you happy. No...

It's your bike - do whatever makes you happy. No judgement from me.
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Views: 1,353
Posted By KonAaron Snake

I really like it...actually among my faves of the...

I really like it...actually among my faves of the pre-OS tubes. Mine is hideously ugly, so I can also park it in town and not get overly concerned about it; no one would give it a second look.
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Views: 1,353
Posted By KonAaron Snake

The Cinellis that go at 3k + are older than this...

The Cinellis that go at 3k + are older than this and in considerably better condition. I think some of these numbers are fairly silly.
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Views: 1,353
Posted By KonAaron Snake

I don't think the position is that it leads to...

I don't think the position is that it leads to catastrophic failure, rather that it does have some impact. Think of it in terms of aluminum bicycles...we know that aluminum has fatigue, but there are...
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Views: 1,353
Posted By KonAaron Snake

I am NOT a metallurgist, and don't pretend to...

I am NOT a metallurgist, and don't pretend to understand the processes, but it makes the steel more brittle. At least that's the position I've heard from frame builders/paint guys.

Side note, I...
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Views: 1,353
Posted By KonAaron Snake

Well...I think this has somewhat variable value,...

Well...I think this has somewhat variable value, mostly due to the chrome. My thoughts are very in line with Beech. Yes - it's a 70s Cinelli SC, but I really don't know what the chrome does here....
06-27-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,331
Posted By KonAaron Snake

I did get my Peter Mooney tourer out of there! I...

I did get my Peter Mooney tourer out of there! I think the selling price was pretty reasonable for non-ebay.
06-27-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,331
Posted By KonAaron Snake

The valuation forum is a free place where people...

The valuation forum is a free place where people can get a spectrum of insight. It's not definitive, and markets vary. If you want to add an opinion, add one...complaining about a place where people...
06-27-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,331
Posted By KonAaron Snake

Bikes I own and want to sell are always under...

Bikes I own and want to sell are always under valued.

Bikes I want to buy are always over valued.

YMMV
06-17-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 32,544
Posted By KonAaron Snake

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01-26-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 74,136
Views: 12,055,958
Posted By KonAaron Snake

Peter Mooney in south Philly (not one of mine,...

Peter Mooney in south Philly (not one of mine, unaffiliated):

https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/bik/d/philadelphia-mint-peter-mooney-585cm/7437893385.html
11-17-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 17,405
Posted By KonAaron Snake

Thanks GMG. Other priorities.

Thanks GMG. Other priorities.
11-16-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 17,405
Posted By KonAaron Snake

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10-31-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,305
Posted By KonAaron Snake

Not sure why photos didn’t upload..: ...

Not sure why photos didn’t upload..:


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10-30-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,984
Posted By KonAaron Snake

They were fillet brazed, beautifully so. They’re...

They were fillet brazed, beautifully so. They’re actually very well made frames.

as far as the bike’s value - I think it’s a tough sell. It’s huge - so right off you really only have locals as...
10-30-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,984
Posted By KonAaron Snake

it’s just you and you are completely wrong. Don’t...

it’s just you and you are completely wrong. Don’t crap on what you don’t know anything about. It’s an incredibly fun bike, and I’ve had mine at pretty good speed. It does take a bit to stop. Mine...
05-04-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,365
Posted By KonAaron Snake

I’ve got a Lotus Super Aero, which I think is...

I’ve got a Lotus Super Aero, which I think is among the cooler Japanese bikes, in a 56. Mostly a time capsule - a few things are “close”. A lot
if the parts were bought NOS. These tend to ride “big”...
05-03-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 15,855
Posted By KonAaron Snake

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05-03-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 15,855
Posted By KonAaron Snake

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05-03-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 15,855
Posted By KonAaron Snake

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