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05-16-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 12,336
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: 235
Views: 12,336
Posted By prairiepedaler

Sekine MTB - $50

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

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1512x1042/image_2022_05_16_072017084_330549c2f1f8a3db48e6f23188f530c4d50b663f.png
05-15-22, 07:25 PM
Replies: 68,766
Views: 11,093,169
Posted By prairiepedaler

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

Indeed. I'd like the Casseroll...mmmm, tasty.
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05-15-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 210
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: 235
Views: 12,336
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: 781
Views: 268,038
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: 307
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: 235
Views: 12,336
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


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Replies: 11
Views: 307
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: 235
Views: 12,336
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
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05-11-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 242
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: 307
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: 242
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: 307
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: 307
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: 43
Views: 10,662
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: 242
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: 68,766
Views: 11,093,169
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: 307
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: 781
Views: 268,038
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: 242
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: 43
Views: 10,662
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
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05-09-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 242
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: 149
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
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05-08-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 12,336
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: 235
Views: 12,336
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: 235
Views: 12,336
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: 68,766
Views: 11,093,169
Posted By prairiepedaler

If only an XL... if only.

If only an XL... if only.
05-07-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 68,766
Views: 11,093,169
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: 68,766
Views: 11,093,169
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: 943
Views: 185,721
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: 235
Views: 12,336
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: 272
Views: 67,918
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: 268
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: 235
Views: 12,336
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
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04-29-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 12,336
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: 68,766
Views: 11,093,169
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: 268
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: 268
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...
04-26-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 12,336
Posted By prairiepedaler

Local GT Tequesta $150

Looks like a U-Brake back there and at least it is above water level.

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-mountain-bike/winnipeg/gt-tequesta-mountain-bike/1614545953...
04-25-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 12,336
Posted By prairiepedaler

Hi there, that is a good assessment I'd wager....

Hi there, that is a good assessment I'd wager. The frame has a near water level U-brake instead of up on the seatstays. Looks like a neat frame though with probably better than average parts. I...
04-25-22, 03:12 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 12,336
Posted By prairiepedaler

Allegro Raineer

I'd pay $30 for this bike if anyone wants to pick it up. Or, better yet buy it for yourself for parts and satisfy this guy's curiosity and report back here about it!

Maybe these old Allegros were...
04-25-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By prairiepedaler

Here is more bait. LivelyLions, if you have...

Here is more bait.

LivelyLions, if you have the need to argue and try to be right, perhaps write this woman at The Sun and plead your case? I'm sure she'll listen.

She says, echoing, as per my...
04-25-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 68,766
Views: 11,093,169
Posted By prairiepedaler

I'd buy and ride that around just for the...

I'd buy and ride that around just for the conversations it would lead to. Why in the world would they pair that odd wheel size configuration. I can see a smaller wheel in the back like a Cannondale...
04-23-22, 10:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 609
Posted By prairiepedaler

More feedback on Toronto bike lanes. I do...

More feedback on Toronto bike lanes. I do advocate for increased bike use, in the suburbs especially.

Link

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04-21-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 669
Posted By prairiepedaler

In the section on choosing a frame by material...

In the section on choosing a frame by material construction, the author makes a claim that all Aluminum frames will eventually start to crack and fail with normal use (accelerate that demise with...
04-20-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 781
Views: 268,038
Posted By prairiepedaler

I'm 6'4" and can get away with a 23" and 23" (as...

I'm 6'4" and can get away with a 23" and 23" (as tried on an old Raleigh Elkhorn - RIP). Here is a Multitrack I'd try if it were closer.

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/362370825666945/...
04-20-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,118
Posted By prairiepedaler

Nah, not at all. I let people beleive what they...

Nah, not at all. I let people beleive what they want to and it isn't my responsibility to be an evangelical on anything. Experience is the greatest teacher. It is an expensive way to learn sometimes,...
04-19-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 525
Posted By prairiepedaler

Ok, sounds like for your Wife's situation that...

Ok, sounds like for your Wife's situation that you have found a good solution. Mirrors are a valuable accessory in the City in my opinion
04-19-22, 06:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 525
Posted By prairiepedaler

Ah ok, thanks for some factual feedback on the...

Ah ok, thanks for some factual feedback on the question.
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