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eBay / CraigsList finds - "Are you looking for one of these!?" Part II

Old 12-15-14, 06:27 AM
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Originally Posted by Bianchigirll
But if the skewer/nut came loose the weight of the rider would push the wheel out rather than ensuring it stays in place until a safe stop could be made.

My reply was tongue in cheek.

The quote I was replying to, in my view, was pretty absurd. The point of the toilet-paper dispenser being the way it is, is to emulate the rear end of a bicycle. It doesn't exist as a "convenient toilet paper dispenser", so flipping it upside down to facilitate toilet roll insertion, defeats the whole purpose and value of it. The dropouts have to face downwards. If they didn't, it wouldn't be the rear of a bicycle and there would be no point in its existence.
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Originally Posted by Bianchigirll
Am I getting the conversion right? For $223 that better come with a C-Rec hub and a lifetime supply of Charmin!
And a fender...You don't know what kind of mud you're going to get into with that.
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Old 12-15-14, 06:55 AM
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Originally Posted by armstrong101
My reply was tongue in cheek.

The quote I was replying to, in my view, was pretty absurd. The point of the toilet-paper dispenser being the way it is, is to emulate the rear end of a bicycle. It doesn't exist as a "convenient toilet paper dispenser", so flipping it upside down to facilitate toilet roll insertion, defeats the whole purpose and value of it. The dropouts have to face downwards. If they didn't, it wouldn't be the rear of a bicycle and there would be no point in its existence.
Gotcha! But I would be cautious using a phrase like "tongue in cheek" on this subject
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Originally Posted by bianchigirll
gotcha! But i would be cautious using a phrase like "tongue in cheek" on this subject
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Old 12-15-14, 10:07 AM
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Little pricey, but it looks to be in great shape.

[h=2]Vintage 1977 Schwinn Superior - $575 (lake st. louis)[/h]

For sale - 1977 Schwinn Superior that has been hanging in my garage for over 30 years. Bought new by a friend to rehab a broken leg. Used for a year or so as evidenced by the original tires that are still on the bike.

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[h=2] 1991 Schwinn Paramount PDG Series 3 OS - $295 (St Charles)[/h]

Light, fast, well made and well equipped. The Paramount has always been Schwinn's premier bike and this one is no exception. It's in excellent condition, ready to ride and will turn the heads of bicycle buffs everywhere because of it's name and reputation. This is not your typical bike.

Call Mark at show contact info

This bike will fit people approximately 5'6 - 5'10 +/- - Standover height is 31"

Full Shimano RX100 gearing, wheels, shifters, derailleurs, brakes.
Selle Italia Mythos seat.
Araya Rims.
Indexed 14 Speed.
Continental Sport 700x23 Tires.
Cromo seemless tubing, double butted, .
Tange precision butted.
Internal Brake Cable Routing.
2 sets bottle bosse & shift lever bosses.
Chain hanger.
Handlebar and stem SR custom alloy.
Color: Candy blue with protective clear coat.
Weight: approx. 22.5 lbs.
Freewheel: Shimano Hyperglide Cassette 7 speed 13-14-15-17-19-21-23T
Crank: Shimano RX100 39/53T

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Old 12-15-14, 10:34 AM
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Everything but the wheels for $500 in Eugene, OR

Road Bike Eddie Merckx w/ sum Super Record ***wheels not included

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Old 12-15-14, 10:38 AM
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This is a crazy-good deal on a Record equipped Merckx Team SC in South Carolina

Eddy merckx. road bike

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Not exactly cheap but this Cinelli is well equipped and red

BIKE: Cinelli SLX Frame with Full C-Record group



And this Fondriest isn't exactly cheap either but it is a Chorus group and has an extra set of wheels

Fondriest Top Lite Road Bike

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Not mine, but I did paint it for the seller!
Italian Torpado restored


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Old 12-15-14, 07:26 PM
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My size, my color-family, a bit beyond my preferred budget.
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Old 12-15-14, 07:28 PM
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NOS Bianchi Centenario

1985 First C Record Sheriff Star Columbus SLX Bianchi Centenario road Bike | eBay


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$20 for a nice Sekai 2400 frame/fork 62cm Fixie/single speed project
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that's one heck of a bike!
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Schwinn World Voyager Road Bike 54cm made in Japan Rare Bike - $275
Schwinn World Voyager Road Bike 54cm made in Japan Rare Bike

I kinda like this one, with the chrome socks, chrome lugs and bar-ends. Not in the market, tho, plus it is too small.
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Originally Posted by sloar
Not mine, but I did paint it for the seller!
Italian Torpado restored


Nice bike. Lofty price territory for a Beta.
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Originally Posted by Highgear
Now this is a top end frame in need of paint and worth the investment.
https://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item...002214&alt=web
Been listed for months. Not that I'm saying you're wrong.
But in the interest of full disclosure, I own a Rauler. One of the cleanest 70's brazing jobs I have ever seen. Comes in second only to Ron Cooper, in my experience. The ride is swell too.
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A fair bit of patina, but I know some people like the holdsworths and 63's aren't always the easiest to find (I'm always jealous of the selection available to those of you who can ride 56 or 58).
Vintage Holdsworth Mistral Bicycles Frame Fork 63 cm Campagnolo Reynolds 531 | eBay
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criminal

It really should be against the law to buy bike this purdy and then not ride them for 30 years.
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It really should be against the law to buy bike this purdy and then not ride them for 30 years.
Ah, but to buy a bike that you can be almost certain has not gone through any potholes, launched off of curbs, etc.-

this is the dream.
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1990s Serotta Tmax Mountain Bike

Serotta with Columbus MAX OR and full Deore XT. Must stay true to my bike freeze....

[h=2]1990s Serotta Tmax Mountain Bike - $350 (Arlington)[/h]

1990s Serotta Tmax Mountain Bike. 18" frame, Deore XT components, 21 speed. Frame has some chipped paint and wear from chain on the chainstay. No mechanical issues, rides great. Pickup near East Falls Church metro.
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1990s Serotta Tmax Mountain Bike

Serotta with Columbus MAX OR and full Deore XT. Must stay true to my bike freeze....

[h=2]1990s Serotta Tmax Mountain Bike - $350 (Arlington)[/h]

1990s Serotta Tmax Mountain Bike. 18" frame, Deore XT components, 21 speed. Frame has some chipped paint and wear from chain on the chainstay. No mechanical issues, rides great. Pickup near East Falls Church metro.
Want.
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Want.
If this wasn't an insanely busy week...
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Carbon Miyata with the goofiest handlebars I have ever seen. Other than that, looks like a nice ride for 150

Miata carbon tech w aero spokes

I know there is some vintage carbon lovers out there
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Originally Posted by NJgreyhead

Schwinn World Voyager Road Bike 54cm made in Japan Rare Bike - $275
Schwinn World Voyager Road Bike 54cm made in Japan Rare Bike

I kinda like this one, with the chrome socks, chrome lugs and bar-ends. Not in the market, tho, plus it is too small.
That one has the small 21" frame. Price isn't bad but unfortunately it is missing the original 1st gen. Dura Ace crankset (a pricey piece by itself), Fujita saddle and KKT toe clips/straps. The rest does appear to be original parts.
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