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05-20-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,438
Posted By prairiepedaler

AndyK, we need a guy like you in Winnipeg!

AndyK, we need a guy like you in Winnipeg!
05-19-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,287
Posted By prairiepedaler

Hmmm. Can I say what I *really* want to here?...

Hmmm. Can I say what I *really* want to here? Nah, better not.
05-19-22, 06:25 PM
Replies: 953
Views: 186,380
Posted By prairiepedaler

This was the other picture (11th) that I couldn't...

This was the other picture (11th) that I couldn't attach to the last post.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1920x1080/dsc00504_21577beae7b81873b548d0b84cf38706ee781a64.jpg
05-19-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,744
Posted By prairiepedaler

Ah ok. I haven't gone to see it yet (not on a...

Ah ok. I haven't gone to see it yet (not on a usually travelled route). He still has it up for $165. I'd offer him significantly less but I already know the answer. I'd rather just hold off until...
05-19-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 953
Views: 186,380
Posted By prairiepedaler

And todays; a homebrew recumbent parked outside...

And todays; a homebrew recumbent parked outside the local MEC. And a ghetto-safe Bottecchia, parked outside a No-Frills in "the hood", filled with these characters (spoke with them for a bit). One is...
05-19-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 953
Views: 186,380
Posted By prairiepedaler

Frankenstoned Marinoni special at a local farmers...

Frankenstoned Marinoni special at a local farmers market pop-up.


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05-19-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 953
Views: 186,380
Posted By prairiepedaler

Saw this at a very recent trip to a local bike...

Saw this at a very recent trip to a local bike coop. Birdsnest / tumbleweed front braking. The tailpipe is the Midas touch.
...
05-19-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 953
Views: 186,380
Posted By prairiepedaler

Recent sightings, including todays. ...

Recent sightings, including todays.

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1920x1080/dsc00448_fd765a0d1322a55c85fab501dba28af34c9259c9.jpg...
05-18-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By prairiepedaler

What is the widest size tire you can fit on your...

What is the widest size tire you can fit on your bikes while still being able to use mudguards? 32's perhaps?
05-18-22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 68,874
Views: 11,113,331
Posted By prairiepedaler

Any smaller and the rear tire will be carving out...

Any smaller and the rear tire will be carving out a hole through shorts.
05-18-22, 06:35 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 12,466
Posted By prairiepedaler

Cambio Rino

This was my very first road bike in the mid-80's (except was a sky blue) w/ Columbus Zeta for tubes. A place called Gords' Cycle & Ski used to sell them.
...
05-16-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 12,466
Posted By prairiepedaler

Miele Beta road bike

Clean looking Miele. Perhaps a find on "Free Weekend" locally. $450

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-road-bike/winnipeg/1980s-miele-beta-men-s-racing-bike/1617191300
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05-16-22, 06:21 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 12,466
Posted By prairiepedaler

Sekine MTB - $50

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-view-details.html?adId=1617194385

https://www.kijiji.ca/o-profile/48863948/listings/1 (https://www.kijiji.ca/v-view-details.html?adId=1617194385)
...
05-15-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 68,874
Views: 11,113,331
Posted By prairiepedaler

Indeed. I'd like the Casseroll...mmmm, tasty.

Indeed. I'd like the Casseroll...mmmm, tasty.
Forum: Foo
05-15-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 229
Posted By prairiepedaler

Anyone else growing a Garden this year?

I've been a long time (not as long as others, but longer than some) gardener concentrating on produce. Last year I took a break after a long time but this year it's time to get back at it. Anyone...
05-15-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 12,466
Posted By prairiepedaler

Torrot "Tour of Spain" road bike

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-view-details.html?adId=1617163753
https://www.kijiji.ca/o-profile/1020193924/listings/1

" Classic 1974 Made Spain top of the line - very rare. ... virtually unique in N....
05-14-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 788
Views: 269,209
Posted By prairiepedaler

Carved up 750 converted into a longtail. ...

Carved up 750 converted into a longtail.

Caution: adult content (a 750 Cut up on camera)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsYdCUbkfZc
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By prairiepedaler

Markets vary, that's for sure. He's asking $250...

Markets vary, that's for sure. He's asking $250 but whether it's worth it is another. This is why I'm not going to make any sort of offer and just let it go. I don't have to have it and there will...
05-13-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 12,466
Posted By prairiepedaler

Quintana Roo SRsix

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-road-bike/winnipeg/beautiful-road-bike_rare/1616838333
https://www.kijiji.ca/o-profile/1023956851/listings/1


...
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By prairiepedaler

Would the consensus then be that this is about a...

Would the consensus then be that this is about a $75 bike? I want him to sell it as he is a nice fellow and yet I don't even want to offer what I think it is worth. The stem might be good to use for...
05-12-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 12,466
Posted By prairiepedaler

Ancient leather Saddle

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-bike-frames-parts/winnipeg/early1900-s-springer-bicycle-seat-45-obo/1616737152
https://www.kijiji.ca/o-profile/1010966120/listings/1
...
05-11-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 254
Posted By prairiepedaler

Hello Fish, I couldn't read the ad on FB but I...

Hello Fish, I couldn't read the ad on FB but I concur that he did seem quite proud of his bike during our conversation. That is fine. He sounds like he had tweaked it just so, for him. And with a lot...
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By prairiepedaler

Hi BG, went to see it today. The fellow lives a 5...

Hi BG, went to see it today. The fellow lives a 5 minute ride from here. Nice fellow. He has to give up riding that bike due to lower body nerve damage and will probably go with an electric trike....
05-11-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 254
Posted By prairiepedaler

If anyone has Facehugger (I don't), here is the...

If anyone has Facehugger (I don't), here is the link to it in the Marketplace >>> https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/272156811782878/
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By prairiepedaler

That's what I think too. The USA has wayyy better...

That's what I think too. The USA has wayyy better deals than up here, much better selection too. In this City, bike pricing is unrealistic and unknowledgeable people ask plucked from the ether...
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By prairiepedaler

The guy lives right nearby. I'm going to ride...

The guy lives right nearby. I'm going to ride past on the way home and see it.
05-11-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,744
Posted By prairiepedaler

$400. For that. The seller appears to be working...

$400. For that. The seller appears to be working in an industrial environment and probably in closed air shop which uses contact cement solvents.
05-11-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 254
Posted By prairiepedaler

Hi, I think he just wants people to show up.

Hi, I think he just wants people to show up.
05-11-22, 05:53 AM
Replies: 68,874
Views: 11,113,331
Posted By prairiepedaler

http://images3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb201210291942...

http://images3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20121029194252/epicrapbattlesofhistory/images/6/6d/Hannibal_Smith.png
Replies: 11
Views: 321
Posted By prairiepedaler

Mongoose Hilltopper

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-mountain-bike/winnipeg/mountain-bike/1616476629

A Mongoose, for $250?
05-10-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 788
Views: 269,209
Posted By prairiepedaler

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-mountain-bike/winnipeg/199...

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-mountain-bike/winnipeg/1991-trek-750-multi-track-bike/1616484395

People ask a lot of money for bikes up here. That is about the pricetag of a used Rocky Mountain Sherpa 30...
05-10-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 254
Posted By prairiepedaler

I communicated with the fellow who is offering...

I communicated with the fellow who is offering it. Apparently, he is 6'5 and 250#. He's a hair taller than yours truly and heavier by about 50#. I wonder if that frame groaned under his weight or not...
05-09-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,744
Posted By prairiepedaler

Which Norc have we here? U-brake down below. ...

Which Norc have we here? U-brake down below.

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-road-bike/winnipeg/norco-gents-bike-26-inch-wheels/1616363024
...
05-09-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 254
Posted By prairiepedaler

Bike I.D. svp - Mongoose?

L'il help here. This looks like frankenbiked Mongoose of some type. The brand lettering *appears* to start with an M. The forkblade at the midpoint looks like it has a rack mountng brazeon. Input...
05-09-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By prairiepedaler

A woman needs a man like a horse a bicycle

Hmmm. Meanwhile, during the Giro...

https://twitter.com/BalazsOrban_HU/status/1522873629570179072
...
05-08-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 12,466
Posted By prairiepedaler

Sekai 2500 Series - $60

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-view-details.html?adId=1615818585
https://www.kijiji.ca/o-profile/1022948737/listings/1

I've read that the Sekai 2500 gets panned here on BF, but this one has a chain...
05-08-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 12,466
Posted By prairiepedaler

Ok tnxs. If that mountain bike were closer I'd...

Ok tnxs. If that mountain bike were closer I'd give him $30 for it (assuming it fit). BTW, this Allegro popped up in the sister version of this thread. Not the same company I know, but an interesting...
05-08-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 12,466
Posted By prairiepedaler

Sekine GTO 'Bat Bike' - $500

To the Batmobile, Robin!

When an overworked Batman was suspended for a DUI, he rode this.

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-road-bike/winnipeg/sekine-old-school-bike/1616149983...
05-08-22, 06:23 AM
Replies: 68,874
Views: 11,113,331
Posted By prairiepedaler

If only an XL... if only.

If only an XL... if only.
05-07-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 68,874
Views: 11,113,331
Posted By prairiepedaler

Ooooo! So close yet so far. Who wouldn't buy at...

Ooooo! So close yet so far. Who wouldn't buy at that kinda price.
05-04-22, 06:30 AM
Replies: 68,874
Views: 11,113,331
Posted By prairiepedaler

Man, if that were local and about twice as big...

Man, if that were local and about twice as big it'd be home by now.
05-03-22, 08:10 PM
Replies: 953
Views: 186,380
Posted By prairiepedaler

"Apocalypse Ready" E Fat Bike

I'm trying to determine whether or not this configuration is purely organic in appearance (i.e. complete hand to mouth expediency and pragmatism) or intentional to make the bike look less theft...
05-03-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 12,466
Posted By prairiepedaler

Specialized Rockhopper

Specialized Rockhopper $100. Worth it, maybe.

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-view-details.html?adId=1615506644
https://www.kijiji.ca/o-profile/69034545/listings/1
...
05-02-22, 07:50 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 68,133
Posted By prairiepedaler

I'd posted previously in this thread but the bike...

I'd posted previously in this thread but the bike I was riding then had a frame failure so now this one is the primary and only ride. It's a practical bike and it spent this past winter earning its'...
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By prairiepedaler

I can leave a standing offer on the frame...

I can leave a standing offer on the frame basically. It's bike season here though and someone more needy might buy it outright. Sleep will not be lost on this end however. There's always another bike!
04-30-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 12,466
Posted By prairiepedaler

Guerciotti GLX - 15 Bills

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-road-bike/winnipeg/guerciotti-glx-columbus-slx-55cm-true-vintage/1615073184
https://www.kijiji.ca/o-profile/1009290030/listings/1
...
04-29-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 12,466
Posted By prairiepedaler

Hmmm. What's going on here? ...

Hmmm. What's going on here?

https://www.bikeforums.net/22488779-post68227.html
04-29-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 68,874
Views: 11,113,331
Posted By prairiepedaler

Hi Thumpy, that Rockcombo gets around! He must...

Hi Thumpy, that Rockcombo gets around! He must have ridden it all the way from Calgary (https://www.bikeforums.net/22487064-post207.html) in a matter of days. I'd like to meet that man.
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By prairiepedaler

When I'm looking at some of the deals Stateside...

When I'm looking at some of the deals Stateside for comparison, $150 for this one seems steep. BG, he says it's a 22" and he had measured in a proper manner. On that extended seat tube though it is...
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By prairiepedaler

GT Tequesta

Hello, a local is selling a GT tequesta in approximately my size. The guy says the rear wheel has been replaced after someone stole the original. It might need some adjustment for shifting also, he...
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