Bike Hunting/Finds

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Flea Market Bike Find – Ross Signature Model 290S

I found this bike at a flea market. Normally I think of Ross bikes and low end department store stuff. But this had nice components. Suntour Cyclone derailleurs, Suntour Superbe brakes and levers, Nitto Olympiade handlebars. And the frame is Ishiwata EX triple butted tubing. For $40, I figured the components were worth that much.

Craigslist Bike Finds – 1983 Trek 500 and 1998 Cannondale Birkenstock M400

I found these two bikes on Craigslist while out scouting thrift stores in Syracuse. The first is a 1983 Trek 500, and the second is a 1998 Cannondale Birkenstock (M400) CAAD2. I got them for $50 each.

Thrift Store Bike Shopping Adventure Day

This is from a couple years ago. I document my day of hitting 20+ thrift stores hunting for bikes. I also hit a garage sale and an antique store. It was a fun day to not be at work, even if I didn’t find much. You never know. It’s like a treasure hunt! I previously …Read more »

How To Find Incredible Bike Bargains/Deals On eBay! (like a Cannondale for $27)

I bought this Cannondale road bike on eBay for $27. I have been using this method for years to find great deals on bikes. I show and explain how to find bikes for amazing prices. It’s not a secret or a trick. Just a straight forward strategy to help find bikes for a steal. The …Read more »

Thrift Store Bike Find – 1987 Centurion Dave Scott Ironman Expert

After driving for hours and over 150 miles to hit several big flea markets and finding nothing, I found this 1987 Centurion Dave Scott Ironman Expert at the Goodwill that is 5 minutes from my house. And for $35! And it’s my size! Score!!!!