• 10-28-2009
    MendonCycleSmith
    The Official WTF outing thread, Craigslist, eBay etc
    So the VRC has some odd feelings about outing of articles found on eBay (not as much) Craigslist (quite a bit) and various other venues of purchase.

    Some feel it's no big deal, ever, others feel it should never be done, while yet still others think it's fine, with certain parameters met, like not in my backyard, only if no one would want it anyway, it's fine cause it's so obscenely overpriced it's good for a laugh, etc.

    This thread is offered as education for the newb, solace for the member who just got strung up about it, and in general, a place to hash it out, pretty much unrestricted. Not gonna change anything, but we VRCer's do like to go on and on about the same thing, forever, must be all our time spent with steel wool and lacquer thinner:D Other sites feel that this practice is AOK, but this place is a bit different. I took over as mod, and the rule was in place. I keep it up, since it makes a number of folks feel like their sacred hunting grounds have a protector of sorts.

    Discuss, keep a modicum of decency, and have at it.

    The official word can be found here amongst all the rules and guidelines: http://forums.mtbr.com/vintage-retro-classic/new-members-old-please-read-forum-guidelines-links-general-info-521682.html

    For those too lazy to read that much, a direct thread link to a good discussion of it is here: http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.php?t=521682

    That one is old though, so we'd better rehash it some more:rolleyes:


    :D
  • 10-28-2009
    cegrover
  • 10-28-2009
    bagpipes
  • 10-29-2009
    MendonCycleSmith
    Well, I didn't really mean it to be a place TO out, but seeing as these guys get the idea on totally socially acceptable examples, I'll use them as exhibits A and B.:D

    It was more of a discussion area, why you're for, or against, grouse about so and so who's for it and you don't get why, whatever...

    Perhaps Obama should set up a special panel on it;)
  • 10-29-2009
    Linoleum
    An Outing Czar....why not?
  • 10-29-2009
    MendonCycleSmith
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Linoleum
    An Outing Czar....why not?

    Careful, that sounds dangerously close to a volunteering comment.....





    ;)
  • 11-08-2009
    mechagouki
    For all the fixie kids who frequent the VRC:

    http://toronto.en.craigslist.ca/tor/bik/1457142477.html
  • 11-13-2009
    Oracle7775
    I know how much you guys worship this bike, so let the bidding wars begin!

    http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/bik/1459500968.html
  • 11-13-2009
    92gli
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Oracle7775
    I know how much you guys worship this bike, so let the bidding wars begin!

    http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/bik/1459500968.html

    I just went from 6 to midnight. :D
  • 11-17-2009
    cegrover
  • 11-17-2009
    MendonCycleSmith
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by cegrover
    Bargain alert!

    I even like Cannondale's, and that thing makes me nauseous....

    The price is eminently reasonable. :D
  • 11-17-2009
    Oracle7775
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by cegrover

    Those yellow Oury grips put it over the top for me.
  • 11-18-2009
    yo-Nate-y
    Anyone got a hot grand burning a hole in your pocket?

    http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-MORATI-titan...#ht_889wt_1021
  • 11-18-2009
    proto2000
    Not me
    There are plenty o bidders on that one. I say it reaches 1200.
  • 11-18-2009
    Sizzler
    OH MY GOD Bagpipes, that was so funny, i had a hard time finishing it because i was laughing so hard! even my wife, who hates bikes, thought it was funny!
  • 11-19-2009
    MendonCycleSmith
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by yo-Nate-y
    Anyone got a hot grand burning a hole in your pocket?

    http://cgi.ebay.com/NEW-MORATI-titan...#ht_889wt_1021


    What kind of roadie style, wanker MTB rider gets 172.5's?:D
  • 11-19-2009
    Shayne
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by MendonCycleSmith
    What kind of roadie style, wanker MTB rider gets 172.5's?:D

    Raises hand
    :yesnod:
  • 11-19-2009
    bagpipes
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by MendonCycleSmith
    What kind of roadie style, wanker MTB rider gets 172.5's?:D


    I guess somebody wants them. I found this in his feedback http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...m=120479748904 :confused:
  • 11-19-2009
    MendonCycleSmith
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by bagpipes
    I guess somebody wants them. I found this in his feedback http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...m=120479748904 :confused:

    I hope the smilie indicated my light heartedness, I see folks on mtb's with 175's all the time, regardless of size. Some roadies will tell you that a 6' 2" guy needs 165's to get a "good" spin.....:skep:
  • 11-23-2009
    babbalanja
    Don't see many of these on the trails these days:

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Hello-Kitty-MTB-...3D10%26ps%3D63
  • 11-24-2009
    jeff spicoli
  • 11-24-2009
    JoelovesDirt
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by jeff spicoli

    What do you mean it's 2 XS frames. I'd pay $6,999.99 for 1. :confused:
  • 11-24-2009
    JMARTIN
  • 12-01-2009
    sgltrak
    Interesting motivation for a sale:
    http://fortcollins.craigslist.org/bik/1490996990.html
  • 12-01-2009
    Sizzler
    I realize this is a MB forum, but perhaps you also appreciate rare vintage road bikes:
    http://eugene.craigslist.org/bik/1490768141.html

    And real ones as well:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/1973-CINELLI-SPE...item53de5798ee
  • 12-03-2009
    bagpipes
    1 Attachment(s)
    Rad to the Power of Sick!
    This one expired long ago but I can't get the link to open here. Here's a copy

    BMX Bike Bicycle SuperRad Extreme 2000

    This is a max wicked sick BMX. It's a Reliance Boomerang and it's done heaps of maximum extreme stunts. I have mostly done stunts on this bike since forever. Once I did a boom gnarly stunt trick on it and a girl got pregnant just by watching my extremeness to the maxxxx.

    Some details about sickmax BMX: Comes with everything you see including:
    TOP ASS SUSPENSION REAR FORKS!!
    2 x wheels
    1 x seat
    I will even thrown my sick BMXing name for FREE - Wicked Styx.

    Has minor surface rust on handlebars and front forks (easily removed). More rust on rear forks (as shown in pics). Tyres hold air but are pretty old. Basically, it's an old BMX, but it's radness is still 100% in tact.

    Tricks I have done on this BMX:
    Endos - 234.
    Sick Wheelies - 687.
    Skids - 143,000.
    Bunny Hops - 2 (Bunny Hops are gay and my brother dared me to do them, which I did because I'm Rad to the power of Sick).
    Flipouts - 28.

    Basically if you buy this bike you will instantly become a member to every club that was ever invented, worldwide, because you will be awesome. Pick up from Richmond in Melbourne.

    Throw your hands in the air like you just don't mind.

    Q&A

    Q: Dude , thats the sickest description ive read to date . Had me and my family in stitches. If you reconsider postage for this bike im happy to pay you for your bike.
    A: Hello Radster. I suppose I could skid down to the postie and see what it would cost to post. I don't know where you live, but I might just try guessing.

    Q: dude, does this bike come with contraception because i all ready have 3 kids.
    A: Thanks Sick Guy. It doesn't come with contraception, but I will include a photo of me doing a stunt if you like. It's pretty blurry, but it's awesome.

    Q: How long are the skids that this bike can do?
    A: Dear Mad Dog. The skids odometer shows 128,992 metres, but i think it might have gone round the clock. I once did a skid that went for two weeks.
  • 12-08-2009
    Oracle7775
    This guy has been trying to sell this "collectors edition" for over a year. Every week, he faithfully puts up another ad, and never changes his price. I figured I'd give it some exposure here, in case any of you all want to snap this up.

    http://milwaukee.craigslist.org/bik/1499668090.html
  • 12-08-2009
    Rumpfy
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Oracle7775
    This guy has been trying to sell this "collectors edition" for over a year. Every week, he faithfully puts up another ad, and never changes his price. I figured I'd give it some exposure here, in case any of you all want to snap this up.

    http://milwaukee.craigslist.org/bik/1499668090.html


    You're kidding right?

    Edit: Haha, just read your sig. Well done.
  • 12-09-2009
    Oracle7775
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    You're kidding right?

    Edit: Haha, just read your sig. Well done.

    Oh, come on, Rumpfy, I can tell that you want to be the lucky guy who proudly posts fifteen high-definition close-up shots of that beee-yooootiful Leinie's Honey Weiss bike. :D
  • 12-15-2009
    tripmaster
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by wv_bob
    I guess MCS can forget about deleting tripmaster's post now. Surely it was just a coincidence, right?

    Why, exactly?
  • 12-15-2009
    tripmaster
    Oh, someone else posted. Yes, coincidence. I'm not da'HOOV - I'm sure you woulda heard about his/her Bontrager before this, if s/he was me...

    I'll be more mindful of the classified fee when I post my Bontrager for sale.
  • 12-15-2009
    wv_bob
    I didn't mean to imply you were hoov, more along the lines of suspecting he saw your post about to be deleted and thought he'd lend a hand by making his first post in this thread.
  • 12-15-2009
    tripmaster
    Ahh. I'm sorry about this - I'll be more considerate when I list my next bunch of retro stuff...
  • 12-15-2009
    MendonCycleSmith
    A little vacuuming up.....

    Don't the Brits call it Hoovering? ;)

    Sorry you got sucked in to a deletion that started out not having anything to do with you Stan, but this thread is really about the act of, and or, ridiculously off base listings, not things folks might actually want. My apologies if that wasn't apparent.
  • 12-15-2009
    bagpipes
    1 Attachment(s)
    Spotted a bike for sale just down the street form me. I didn't want to get too close just incase I was swarmed with flood of machine gun bullets but I thought someone here may appreciate me posting it. There's gotta be somebody here looking for this gem.

    Sorry for the crap blackberry camera shot but I was scared.
  • 12-15-2009
    wv_bob
    I pity the fool that gets too close to that van
  • 12-15-2009
    byknuts
    Mr.T rides an o.d. rigid surly, ain't no two-toned suspension-weenie FOOL!


    Occurs to me that I should respectfully answer MCS's post topic instead of derailling it.
    I'm in Canada, Toronto specifically, so 90% of outings won't ever faze me.
    With regards to local offerings though; I'm also a terminally bored grump who spends WAY too much time hunting for parts and therefore (as Mechagouki can attest, heehee) I can snag parts quickly and when I don't get them it's never going to be a life-epiphanous event.
    Because in the end, it's just a bicycle part, and I don't measure my happiness by whether there's a teesdale or a ccm in my basement.

    So no, I don't give a fig about outing.
    But then again, I have other things in my life to keep me happy... don't you? ;)


    (while the local mtbr'ers are wiping their eyes, I've snagged another crate of nos deerhead and xtr!! MUAHAHAHAHAHAH! kidding!)
  • 12-15-2009
    MendonCycleSmith
    Okay, just so I'm clear, outing is not something looked upon in a positive light by a majority of folks on this board. Old topic, not worth rehashing.

    This thread was to discuss it, learn about it, and perhaps out stuff that NONE WILL CARE ABOUT, ie: custom Huffys for $8000, etc, for our personal, high browed chuckling and enjoyment =:)

    Thanks for playing.....
  • 12-16-2009
    biss-ness
  • 12-16-2009
    ckevlar
    Looks like there is a crack in that one! :eek:


    Quote:

    Originally Posted by biss-ness

  • 12-17-2009
    MendonCycleSmith
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by biss-ness

    LMFAO :thumbsup:
  • 12-18-2009
    Oracle7775
  • 12-19-2009
    biss-ness
    ...Removed
  • 12-19-2009
    csuder99
    Here's your chance. A rare AL Ritchey....

    http://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bik/1517875226.html
  • 12-19-2009
    bagpipes
    This is one of the best threads on the forum. :thumbsup:
  • 12-21-2009
    sandmangts
    It was either the beer gut or the bike. The beer gut won so the bike has to go. http://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/bik/1519272251.html
  • 12-21-2009
    92gli
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by sandmangts
    It was either the beer gut or the bike. The beer gut won so the bike has to go. http://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/bik/1519272251.html

    There must be a specialized dealer somewhere in so-cal with a busted front window.
  • 12-22-2009
    92gli
    I have a suspicion he has every day off...
  • 01-02-2010
    mechagouki
  • 01-02-2010
    yo-Nate-y
  • 01-03-2010
    MendonCycleSmith
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by yo-Nate-y

    That one is actually pretty sweet. Too bad there's no market right now. and the seller had hopes that were a tad stratospheric!
  • 01-03-2010
    wv_bob
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by MendonCycleSmith
    That one is actually pretty sweet.

    The derailleur is beyond cool :thumbsup:
  • 01-03-2010
    eastcoaststeve
    Slightly optimistic price, but at least he's enthusiastic...



    http://binghamton.craigslist.org/bik/1510734352.html





    Steve
  • 01-05-2010
    mechagouki
    Most confusing ad ever - most expensive Cannondale ever.
  • 01-17-2010
    eastcoaststeve
  • 01-28-2010
    mechagouki
    Errrmmm.................................no.

    http://toronto.en.craigslist.ca/tor/bik/1575283843.html
  • 02-02-2010
    yo-Nate-y
  • 02-07-2010
    Sizzler
    This ebay ad is absurd:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/Bridgestone-MB-2...item230537ea2a

    He's asking $550 for an MB2 and $138 to ship it! I love his liberal use of exclamation points:

    "I HAVE A BRIDGESTONE MB-2!"

    "MINE HAS A DIFFERENT SEAT (THE LIBERATOR SEAT)!"

    "SOME ARE SELLING THEIRS AT OVER $1200 AND OTHERS AT CLOSE TO $1000!"

    "IT LOOKS LIKE I FORGOT TO ADD THE FRAME SIZE!"

    "PLEASE ONLY WATCH IF YOU INTEND TO MAKE A BID, THANKS FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING!"
  • 02-07-2010
    mechagouki
    Quote:

    "PLEASE ONLY WATCH IF YOU INTEND TO MAKE A BID, THANKS FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING!"
    Priceless.......
  • 02-08-2010
    cegrover
  • 02-08-2010
    cegrover
    1 Attachment(s)
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Sizzler
    This ebay ad is absurd:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/Bridgestone-MB-2...item230537ea2a

    He's asking $550 for an MB2 and $138 to ship it! I love his liberal use of exclamation points:

    "I HAVE A BRIDGESTONE MB-2!"

    "MINE HAS A DIFFERENT SEAT (THE LIBERATOR SEAT)!"

    "SOME ARE SELLING THEIRS AT OVER $1200 AND OTHERS AT CLOSE TO $1000!"

    "IT LOOKS LIKE I FORGOT TO ADD THE FRAME SIZE!"

    "PLEASE ONLY WATCH IF YOU INTEND TO MAKE A BID, THANKS FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING!"

    Wow! It comes with bedroom adventure gear!
  • 02-08-2010
    eastcoaststeve
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by cegrover
    Wow! It comes with bedroom adventure gear!


    Is it bad that I thought the same thing when I read the desciption ;)

    My wife actually wanted a couple of pieces, but I told her it would weird me out if I caught the kids building forts with them :lol:



    Steve
  • 02-08-2010
    cegrover
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by eastcoaststeve
    Is it bad that I thought the same thing when I read the desciption ;)

    My wife actually wanted a couple of pieces, but I told her it would weird me out if I caught the kids building forts with them :lol:



    Steve

    Classic!!!
  • 02-14-2010
    da'HOOV
    a little Otis outing
  • 02-17-2010
    jtmartino
    Haven't seen one of these before on craigslist, but it looks like fun:

    http://sandiego.craigslist.org/nsd/bik/1605594533.html
  • 02-18-2010
    eastcoaststeve
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by jtmartino
    Haven't seen one of these before on craigslist, but it looks like fun:

    http://sandiego.craigslist.org/nsd/bik/1605594533.html



    Josh,

    Just an FYI:


    While the title of this thread may make you think it is "For Outing Stuff", (scroll up and read Mendon's introductory posts), it's was actually supposed to be a thread for the guys who are for/against outing to bang bars, and discuss why each other are wrong.

    It also eneded up being a place to "out" ridiculous CL stuff for fun.


    Posting a link to a decent vintage bike might get your hand slappped.:nono:



    Steve
  • 02-18-2010
    Rumpfy
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by eastcoaststeve
    Josh,
    Just an FYI:
    While the title of this thread may make you think it is "For Outing Stuff", (scroll up and read Mendon's introductory posts), it's was actually supposed to be a thread for the guys who are for/against outing to bang bars, and discuss why each other are wrong.
    It also eneded up being a place to "out" ridiculous CL stuff for fun.
    Posting a link to a decent vintage bike might get your hand slappped.:nono:
    Steve


    Look, I'm the first to admit I like to stir the pot and give grief to a newbie (or you or GM or Stan)...but you really have it out for this guy. You've lost it man! :out:
  • 02-18-2010
    jtmartino
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by eastcoaststeve
    Josh,

    Just an FYI:


    While the title of this thread may make you think it is "For Outing Stuff", (scroll up and read Mendon's introductory posts), it's was actually supposed to be a thread for the guys who are for/against outing to bang bars, and discuss why each other are wrong.

    It also eneded up being a place to "out" ridiculous CL stuff for fun.


    Posting a link to a decent vintage bike might get your hand slappped.:nono:



    Steve


    My mistake Steve, and I appreciate the explanation. Sorry everyone! I was under the wrong impression from a few of the posts above mine.

    So my ignorance spawns the question - is everyone here pretty much against Outing items on places like craigslist? Are there places where I can post about something and see what people think (like whether or not to pick it up?)
  • 02-18-2010
    eastcoaststeve
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    Look, I'm the first to admit I like to stir the pot and give grief to a newbie (or you or GM or Stan)...but you really have it out for this guy. You've lost it man! :out:



    Jeez Eric, I was just trying to be helpful;) ...point taken though, I'll lay off.



    Steve
  • 02-18-2010
    girlonbike
    Thanks Steve. :)

    Josh, retrobike uk outs and discuss. But you're right. Not everybody is outing appropriate items. For example, that Otis is not ridiculous. That's a VRC worthy item within a reasonable price range even though it probably a bit on the spendy side.

    The Bridgestone is also on the spendy side but who knows, there's a real fan base.
  • 02-18-2010
    jtmartino
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    Look, I'm the first to admit I like to stir the pot and give grief to a newbie (or you or GM or Stan)...but you really have it out for this guy. You've lost it man! :out:

    Haha thanks for looking out, but Steve's just dishing out what I deserve - I stepped on more than a few toes with that ebay posting so my apologies for that.

    And thanks sfgirlonbike for the info - I have only spent a small amount of time on retrobike uk to check stuff out, never to contribute in any way. I saw that a few people on here live in SoCal so maybe they're looking at the same stuff I am!

    I also saw that Otis and Bridgestone and thought they were reasonable to the right buyer - looks like I wasn't the only one confused about the purpose of this thread.

    Back to the task at hand - I think outing ridiculous postings on craigslist or ebay should be allowed because it's often hilarious. Especially if someone really grinds the seller, like BSNYC does.
  • 02-18-2010
    mechagouki
    Bikes are so cheap in Cali. That Ventana would go for at least $600 in Toronto. :(
  • 02-18-2010
    sandmangts
    Wow. Civility? WTF!? A far cry from how I was broken in here. I am very impressed. Meanwhile back in the land of Oz http://sandiego.craigslist.org/esd/bik/1607242676.html
  • 02-18-2010
    jtmartino
    LOL I saw that today...but it's "Classic!"

    Edit: And sales tax!
  • 02-18-2010
    jtmartino
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by mechagouki
    Bikes are so cheap in Cali. That Ventana would go for at least $600 in Toronto. :(


    I agree California (especially So-cal) is pretty cheap. I think Orange County has some of the cheapest buys around. Not sure if it's because the people there can afford to buy and just "throw away" on craigslist, or what?
  • 02-18-2010
    bushpig
    If I had infinite space I'd be after that Ventana. Seems cool.
  • 02-18-2010
    sandmangts
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by bushpig
    If I had infinite space I'd be after that Ventana. Seems cool.

    If you have never had a Ventana or gotten a close look at one I can tell you they are absolute top shelf quality. I had a Ventana El salt. Weld quality and attention to detail are incredible. That bike is literally 5 miles from my house but I have no money until next Thursday. I strongly suggest you send one of your Cunninghams, Potts or any of the other crappy bikes you collect to me so I can make the trade for you. :D
  • 02-18-2010
    jtmartino
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by sandmangts
    If you have never had a Ventana or gotten a close look at one I can tell you they are absolute top shelf quality. I had a Ventana El salt. Weld quality and attention to detail are incredible. That bike is literally 5 miles from my house but I have no money until next Thursday. I strongly suggest you send one of your Cunninghams, Potts or any of the other crappy bikes you collect to me so I can make the trade for you. :D


    I'm probably 10 mins away myself - too bad I don't have any room in the garage!
  • 02-18-2010
    MendonCycleSmith
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by jtmartino
    Are there places where I can post about something and see what people think (like whether or not to pick it up?)

    Current situation notwithstanding, asking it in a neutral format, IE: "someone in my area is selling this .... What's the deal, anyone heard anything", etc. Versus posting the ebay/CL link?

    The difference seems cut an dry to me. A little discretion goes a long way.
  • 02-18-2010
    da'HOOV
    seems pretty silly...all you have to do is look into the posters profile and do some minimal sleuthing...might as well just post the link.

    just MHO
  • 02-19-2010
    mechagouki
    Just 'cause I knows you all loves 'em...........I'm happy to pick up for anyone not in Toronto!

    http://toronto.en.craigslist.ca/oak/bik/1607213600.html
  • 02-19-2010
    Shayne
    íThe dreaded decimal point error strikes again!
  • 02-19-2010
    Matt H.
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Sizzler
    This ebay ad is absurd:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/Bridgestone-MB-2...item230537ea2a

    He's asking $550 for an MB2 and $138 to ship it! I love his liberal use of exclamation points:

    "I HAVE A BRIDGESTONE MB-2!"

    "MINE HAS A DIFFERENT SEAT (THE LIBERATOR SEAT)!"

    "SOME ARE SELLING THEIRS AT OVER $1200 AND OTHERS AT CLOSE TO $1000!"

    "IT LOOKS LIKE I FORGOT TO ADD THE FRAME SIZE!"

    "PLEASE ONLY WATCH IF YOU INTEND TO MAKE A BID, THANKS FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING!"

    Yeah, that guy with the '86 MB-2 is a piece of work. That's at least the third time he's listed that thing with no takers. I always take notice of it, because I sold this near-mint '86 MB-2 last year for less than half of his starting bid:

    "Others are selling theirs at over $1,200..." If he really believes that, he's got to be wondering what's going wrong with his auctions. I can't understand how people can keep paying the listing fees without dropping their starting bid.

    EDIT: ...and I'm happy to say I watch it every time. Glad to learn it must really annoy him to have lots of watchers with no bidders...
  • 02-19-2010
    Boy named SSue
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by jtmartino
    I'm probably 10 mins away myself - too bad I don't have any room in the garage!

    And I'm all of eight miles away, have no room in the garage and am trying to save money.
  • 02-20-2010
    Sizzler
    its a mtb its a khs its a good bike . . .
    http://eugene.craigslist.org/bik/1610305004.html
  • 02-21-2010
    eastcoaststeve
  • 02-25-2010
    ish
    Ok, which of you jokers put up an ad saying you are looking for a "couple things" for your MTB, and put up pictures of hundreds of VRC parts? ;)

    http://portland.craigslist.org/mlt/bik/1618421830.html
  • 03-01-2010
    proto2000
    Here's a deal
  • 03-01-2010
    sandmangts
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by proto2000

    They come with STEAM! Awesome. And only 100 bucks. Hell I bet he could get $250 if he included a fart.
  • 03-02-2010
    MendonCycleSmith
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by proto2000

    I need to get red of my steam......

    Or was that, learn to spell?:confused: :D
  • 03-02-2010
    sandmangts
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Matt H.
    Yeah, that guy with the '86 MB-2 is a piece of work. That's at least the third time he's listed that thing with no takers. I always take notice of it, because I sold this near-mint '86 MB-2 last year for less than half of his starting bid:

    "Others are selling theirs at over $1,200..." If he really believes that, he's got to be wondering what's going wrong with his auctions. I can't understand how people can keep paying the listing fees without dropping their starting bid.

    EDIT: ...and I'm happy to say I watch it every time. Glad to learn it must really annoy him to have lots of watchers with no bidders...

    One was listed here in San Diego. MB-2 all original near mint. $45 dollars. Shot an email to my neighbor who has been looking for a good cheap bike and he got it.
  • 03-02-2010
    cegrover
    Okay, it's not a bike, but this is AWESOME

    http://atlanta.craigslist.org/wat/cto/1600345560.html
  • 03-02-2010
    yo-Nate-y
    Mad Max!
  • 03-02-2010
    sandmangts
    It's a Suzuki WTF?
  • 03-02-2010
    biss-ness
  • 03-03-2010
    cegrover
    Everyone loves...
  • 03-03-2010
    yo-Nate-y
    "*PERFECT for a woman"


    ugh.
  • 03-03-2010
    jtmartino
    Hey, it has a reflector on the handlebars and a kickstand! Score!

    http://sandiego.craigslist.org/esd/bik/1627335585.html
  • 03-04-2010
    girlonbike
    the pedals are nice too.
  • 03-04-2010
    cegrover
    Where'd they get their quote?