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Posted By AngryFrankie

If you really want it sold, I'd hang onto the...

If you really want it sold, I'd hang onto the eBay sale wrk101 showed you, and maybe ask around 900 for purposes of being able to negotiate. That frame and other Ibis' are I think what they'd call...
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Posted By DMC707

I cant tell if the bike is supposed to be a...

I cant tell if the bike is supposed to be a racing oriented bike or a freestyle'ish bike ---- bars suggest freestyle, big chainwheel suggests racy

Cheap crankset/pedals and wheels really doesnt...
09-05-22, 11:25 PM
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Views: 568
Posted By billytwosheds

1985 Bruce Gordon Racing find

Taking ownership of a bike that's done many miles, races, adventures or whathaveyou is one of the most fun parts of collecting old steel.

Happened to be fishing on CL and saw this within an hour...
08-28-22, 08:11 PM
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Posted By Dylansbob

Hopefully going to pick this up tomorrow Looks...

Hopefully going to pick this up tomorrow Looks like a good one...

https://images.offerup.com/XnCpp3nEhZccb7mRS8S-uHEAZNU=/1440x1440/63f5/63f5125839d847fe906acfdfd07c89d1.jpg
08-22-22, 08:27 PM
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Posted By jjhabbs

A Visit to Jeffrey Bock's Shop! Dropped off a frameset to be painted.

Hey guys,
I went to Ames Iowa to drop off my 1980 Raleigh Competition GS to get repainted. I had some time to get to know Jeffrey. What a knowledgeable guy. He's an incredible artist. The work he...
08-19-22, 02:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,008
Posted By MauriceMoss

Poker references in cycling (as well as other...

Poker references in cycling (as well as other sports) in Italy go a long way back. 'Five of a kind' is called pokerissimo in Italian and is used both for 5 victories in a season but also for...
08-18-22, 01:09 PM
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Posted By Robvolz

What a day! I just spent an hour with Ted Kirkbride

Wowzers,
It all started with the daily Craigslist post I check out each morning and saw an ad with a bunch of frames and wheels. I called the number who was really a screener to make sure that the...
08-12-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 413
Posted By bertinjim

1971 Carlton Kermesse Resto

Back in 2020, cudak 888 and I did a trade. He got a bronze-orange Peugeot PX 10 frameset and I got a 1971 Carlton Kermesse. The photo below is as he originally traded for it:
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08-03-22, 04:01 PM
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Posted By SoCaled

Gitane - $50 - Malibu,CA ...

Gitane - $50 - Malibu,CA
https://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/bik/d/malibu-vintage-gitane-interclub-steel/7516986438.html
...
07-29-22, 12:27 PM
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Posted By '02 nrs

huffy Aerowind $100.

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07-25-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,340
Posted By steelbikeguy

Paul was a great resource and was always ready...

Paul was a great resource and was always ready with a great story to convey the desired info. His insights into the later years at SunTour were fascinating.
For those who are interested, Diane...
07-19-22, 08:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,203
Posted By Insidious C.

I'm pretty sure its in my garage. Somewhere...

I'm pretty sure its in my garage. Somewhere...
07-19-22, 07:42 PM
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Posted By steelbikeguy

the closest thing to a full size "unicorn" bike...

the closest thing to a full size "unicorn" bike that I've seen was this show bike by Cherubim....

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/3317060659_4cb4cf997b_b_d.jpg

Steve in Peoria
07-19-22, 03:56 PM
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Posted By ehcoplex

No kidding. That thing is a beaut, & I've been...

No kidding. That thing is a beaut, & I've been looking for a tandem to ride with my wife..... WHY is all the good stuff so damn far away??
07-19-22, 12:05 AM
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Posted By merziac

I do, now if I were only a 1000 miles closer,...

I do, now if I were only a 1000 miles closer, could probably almost pay airfare for the cost of shipping. :twitchy:
07-18-22, 02:23 PM
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Posted By curbtender

Couple more pictures. ...

Couple more pictures.
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20220718_104024_7bf8cc77f9c1d0d9b6bce04fc3c699c6b2c913ad.jpg...
07-17-22, 09:41 PM
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Posted By curbtender

Vintage tandem ID

Looking for a maker ID on this frame. Serial number T3 783 . Front fork has extra bracing. Only a Wheelsmith sticker on seat tube....
07-17-22, 08:10 PM
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Posted By francophile

Selling my Cecil Behringer Custom

SOLD - SOLD - SOLD - SOLD - SOLD - SOLD - SOLD

Recently, begrudgingly, I've decided to sell my 56cm Behringer Custom. I got it 5 years ago, the thread with pretty hi-res photos is over here...
07-14-22, 12:38 AM
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Posted By molleraj

Six months later, I finally got the top joint 3D...

Six months later, I finally got the top joint 3D printed. It works and looks great. I also replaced the cracked foam grips with new ones that have contours to fit the fingers. I made a YouTube video...
07-06-22, 10:04 AM
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Views: 354
Posted By Cheseldine

Going to the Sun Road is one of the most...

Going to the Sun Road is one of the most beautiful rides, and about an hour from my house.
...
07-06-22, 03:36 AM
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Views: 768
Posted By martl

:) A Technobull is definitely something very...

:)

A Technobull is definitely something very special. Heinz GŁnther Sattler was highly praised as a framebuilder and inventor. Many of his creations were pioneering stuff, be that exotic tube...
07-05-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 768
Posted By albrt

Yeah, I definitely need some more positive...

Yeah, I definitely need some more positive reinforcement from the C&V Forum. Otherwise she will probably continue to prefer the 50 pound Schwinn Breeze 3 speed that is too small for her.
07-05-22, 04:55 PM
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Posted By SoCaled

Supergo Pro Access - $40 - LA,CA ...

Supergo Pro Access - $40 - LA,CA
https://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/bik/d/supergo-access-pro-mountain-bike-1990s/7505154411.html
This one has 2 or 3 less sets of handlebars than the last one I...
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Posted By wrk101

Easiest color ever to touch up is black. I would...

Easiest color ever to touch up is black. I would NOT repaint. I use one of the rust converter paints as a primer, then touch up with Testors. May not be perfect, but its original!

Trek used Dupont...
07-05-22, 03:03 PM
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Posted By albrt

Ever heard of a Technobull?

Just bought a new bike, ostensibly for my wife (don't tell her, it's a surprise).
...
07-05-22, 11:07 AM
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Posted By VRJAKE

Sold. Thank you droppedandlost, hope it provides...

Sold. Thank you droppedandlost, hope it provides you many hours of enjoyment.
07-05-22, 09:26 AM
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Posted By Cheseldine

I really like my Tempo - yours is a beaut. ...

I really like my Tempo - yours is a beaut.

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07-05-22, 08:37 AM
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Posted By schwinnbikebob

Schwinn 1986 Tempo

Picked this up a few weeks back and just finished it up. I was drawn to it by the white pearl color with gray paint scheme.Kinda different. Columbus Tenax, Shimano Light Action, nothing high end but...
07-04-22, 12:11 PM
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Posted By williamskg6

Just showing off the finished bike

Almost 2 years ago I found a 1987 Specialized Sirrus frame on Craigslist for $40. I immediately snapped it up. The paint was not great. It had been almost completely stripped down already, so I...
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Posted By Nubra

The bike was ordered chromed in the 60's...

The bike was ordered chromed in the 60's "Directly from Mr Cinelli" . "The Itallian chrome did not hold up very well".

Thank you all for chiming in. We are just exploring at this time. He just...
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Posted By Binky

Yeah: the front chainrings show no wear... It...

Yeah: the front chainrings show no wear...
It always surprises me when I find a really nice (or expensive) bike that has been used briefly and then stored for decades.
This bike is the 1991 version...
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Posted By Wildwood

The seller is in the hottest market west of the...

The seller is in the hottest market west of the Appalachian Mountains (maybe less Chicago, but they are still influenced by mid-west pricing). This is Santa Clara/SF/San Mateo/Santa Cruz/Monterey...
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Posted By Wildwood

He should sell it thru the SCCCC, if they still...

He should sell it thru the SCCCC, if they still exist.
I wasn't a member but rode with them several times (late '80s), there should be some older guys still in the club who would want to buy such a...
06-30-22, 09:59 AM
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Posted By flipchip

Seems that the consensus is between "don't touch...

Seems that the consensus is between "don't touch it" or "let it grow on you". It's been a few days and its bothering me less and less so I might just leave it. Though I'll definitely be looking for...
06-30-22, 09:33 AM
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Posted By Dean51

Oh no!

This link may have ruined my day. My size and only 18 miles away via ferry from my home of Port Angeles, WA to Victoria, BC. What to do, what to do, what to do!

Dean
06-29-22, 03:42 PM
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Posted By SoCaled

Bob Jackson - 1,600 - San Diego-ish, CA No idea...

Bob Jackson - 1,600 - San Diego-ish, CA
No idea on fair price . . . But, "if you are looking for one of these?"...
06-29-22, 09:02 AM
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Posted By RidingAroundCT

https://i.ibb.co/HpDNvV5/spongebob-squrepants-my-e...

https://i.ibb.co/HpDNvV5/spongebob-squrepants-my-eyes.gif
06-28-22, 07:26 PM
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Posted By hazetguy

for those not paying attention, that's the same...

for those not paying attention, that's the same bike which was asked about in the appraisal forum that started all of this nonsense. just sayin'
06-28-22, 01:20 PM
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Posted By seypat

Here's one that needs your intervention. Contact...

Here's one that needs your intervention. Contact the seller and set him straight.

https://offerup.com/item/detail/519866268
06-28-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,970
Posted By dedhed

Opportunity for someone to cash in. ...

Opportunity for someone to cash in.
...
06-27-22, 11:22 PM
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Views: 4,970
Posted By The Thin Man

Hey everyone. Guess what? I'm the guy who...

Hey everyone.

Guess what? I'm the guy who sold the Portage from the original post. And it wasn't $1,800, it was $1,825... plus $200 for professional boxing and shipping...
06-27-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,970
Posted By bamboobike4

Once you buy a bike, the price gets less...

Once you buy a bike, the price gets less relevant.
Unless you used the money that was better spent on a kidney.
06-27-22, 08:04 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,970
Posted By bamboobike4

I don’t even know what a Raleigh Portage is. I...

I don’t even know what a Raleigh Portage is.
I didn’t even know Raleigh had canoes.
But this thread is great.
06-27-22, 07:51 PM
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Views: 593
Posted By Hobbiano

Yes.

Yes.
06-26-22, 04:25 PM
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Views: 4,970
Posted By Vonruden

Someone paid $1,800+ for a Portage?? :lol:

Someone paid $1,800+ for a Portage?? :lol:
06-24-22, 05:39 PM
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Posted By '02 nrs

a gamble but maybe not as big a gamble as all the...

a gamble but maybe not as big a gamble as all the dry tinder in the back ground lasting thru the fire season.
06-22-22, 07:11 PM
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Views: 495
Posted By Erzulis Boat

Classic cyclist

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/432x960/19839_b0656e8b3731040e6ca837fb9946ef18cfb0c24b.jpeg...
06-21-22, 07:48 PM
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Posted By delicious

Thanks for the heads-up on these! I ended up...

Thanks for the heads-up on these! I ended up buying both, mostly for the parts. The blue one is definitely too large for me, the red one might fit.

If anyone's interested in the frames, let me...
06-21-22, 07:15 PM
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Posted By SchRadler

I probably shouldn't have bid on this. . .

Scrolling through these posts tonight I clicked through on this estate auction from the Twin Cities. I saw the high bid on this small De Rosa at just over $100 and only about 5 minutes left in the...
06-18-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 820
Posted By randyjawa

Years ago a major bike thief in Toronto got...

Years ago a major bike thief in Toronto got caught with hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of bikes that he stole. Pretty sure that the story was reported in a Toronto newspaper. Anyway, the bikes...
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