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Old 09-27-22, 10:57 AM
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Originally Posted by madpogue View Post
^^^^^^ Link?
Used the item title, EZ PZ

"Backwards" is a strong term. The b screw tab on the derailleur hanger is pointing to the rear, after all.

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Old 09-30-22, 09:01 AM
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I know what you're thinking, but this ad seems to be legitimate as the other pictures just show a bunch of similar, garbage bicycles.

Either this guy--I'm assuming--is a good photographer or cell phone cameras have really improved over the years!

www.facebook.com/marketplace



Actually, this old Sunbeam is pretty cool.



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Old 09-30-22, 10:35 AM
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Lol.
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Old 10-03-22, 01:58 PM
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This photo is making my head explode…😵‍💫

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Old 10-03-22, 06:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Headpost View Post
I know what you're thinking, but this ad seems to be legitimate as the other pictures just show a bunch of similar, garbage bicycles.

Either this guy--I'm assuming--is a good photographer or cell phone cameras have really improved over the years!

www.facebook.com/marketplace



Actually, this old Sunbeam is pretty cool.


Is she street legal???
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Old 10-03-22, 07:36 PM
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Is she street legal???
Hmm, pretty sure we shouldn't go down that path.
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Old 10-05-22, 11:43 AM
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Old 10-05-22, 01:12 PM
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It's edible for that time when you bonk.
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Well there is a club where the headbadge should be . . . so I guess that makes it a "Coanago"


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Old 10-06-22, 07:47 AM
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Originally Posted by guelphite View Post
Is she street legal???
Too fast for the paths.....
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Is this fork bent?




Sad end for what I think was a PX10

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Old 10-07-22, 10:08 AM
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A 64cm Univega? I doubt it.

This is listed as a 64cm. The angle that they're taken at doesn't help, but I don't believe this person knows how to measure a frame. That steer tube should be noticeably longer.




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Old 10-07-22, 10:14 AM
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Is this fork bent?




Sad end for what I think was a PX10
It does have a Stronglight crank and Mafac calipers. Perhaps if the price dropped. And yea, the seller thinks the frame can be fixed!
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Old 10-07-22, 11:00 AM
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^^^^^^ Ad copy references UO-8.
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Old 10-07-22, 11:04 AM
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Hmm, pretty sure we shouldn't go down that path.
I'm riding down any path she's on. Just try'n stop me.
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Old 10-07-22, 12:50 PM
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^^^^^^ Ad copy references UO-8.
With those short, chromed chainstays and Stronglight square taper cranks? I think it was something better than a UO-8, but I'm not an expert.
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Old 10-07-22, 12:52 PM
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Il Cannondele' e cosi bello!



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Old 10-08-22, 05:45 PM
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One of these things is not like the others...



...but for a cool grand it's all yours!

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Old 10-08-22, 06:00 PM
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One of these things is not like the others...
Wow. Brings back memories of the final stage of the '89 Tour when Greg used that style bar to beat Fignon.
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Old 10-08-22, 06:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Velo Mule View Post
It does have a Stronglight crank and Mafac calipers. Perhaps if the price dropped. And yea, the seller thinks the frame can be fixed!
Poor frame, but hope those Stronglights are OK... (they were remarkably strong cranks)
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Old 10-14-22, 07:36 PM
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The only reason I’m posting this here is because of the price, well the bars qualify too. IMHO $700 for this is crazy, and even the $550 he claims the frame is worth might be a tad high for the whole bike. Along with new bars it needs a good overhaul and tires.

From the seller:
“ “This is a 1986 Bianchi Squadra, steel frame, however it is a columbus tubing frame. Campagnolo Record hubs with Mavic G-40 rims, Italian Suqadra brakes, Campagnolo derailleurs. Shimano 600 shifters. I will replaced the saddle that it had on it.

This is valued at more than what I am asking, so please do not become a rude person. The frame alone is at least 550.00 in the excellent condition in which this one is. This is Columbus frame tubing.” “




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Old 10-14-22, 09:31 PM
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Originally Posted by Fahrenheit531 View Post
One of these things is not like the others...



...but for a cool grand it's all yours!

Originally Posted by RCMoeur View Post
Wow. Brings back memories of the final stage of the '89 Tour when Greg used that style bar to beat Fignon.
I would flip the bars for a more AERO riding position.
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I feel like this one deserves a price:

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