Bike Bits for Sale!



I’m making room for 2 humans, 2 felines, and 6 bikes soon (where is that apartment??) and am letting go of some great bike products and parts that you might want. Priced to go, and hopefully to homes that will love them as dearly as I have. Pictures and info below. Email brakingthelimits(at)gmail(dot)com for details and purchase. As soon as it’s purchased, it comes down from the site. I hope you enjoy!

UPDATE as of 9/25/14 – There will be two GREAT bikes getting posted soon!

UPDATE as of 9/29/14 – BIKES FOR SALE! ūüôā (Lord help me, my pictures do nothing justice)

UPDATE as of 11/7/14 – Bikes still available. Wheels and track bike are newly added!

UPDATE as of 11/13/14 – Fuji track bike is sold ūüė¶

UPDATE as of 12/11/14 – Everything is SOLD. Thank you!



Timbuk2 Bullit Pannier SOLD
Blue & Black
Condition: Excellent (all I ever did was carry this bag by hand to the school library actually)
Where you can find it for more details:
Price: $30



Linus “The Sac” Pannier¬† SOLD
Blue & Yellow
 Condition: Good (the yellow bottom is a bit dirty on the corners but can be washed_
Info here:
Good review here:
Price: $20 (strap included)



Giant handlebars NOT AVAILABLE
Narrow size for women – about a 38 width
Clamping size – 31.8
 From a brand new Giant bike I just acquired. Took them off for wider bars because of cyclocross. These bars are so light and perfect for us with smaller frame bodies.
Price: $15



XS-size cycling gloves SOLD
Never been touched
They fit a small hand like mine, but I already 5 pairs (eek!)
Price: $10



Fulcrum RED WIND clincher wheelset – $800 SOLD

Fulcrum website (newer wheel displayed but same specs):

Carbon wheels with aluminum brake surface, complete with Shimano¬†Ultegra¬†10-speed cassette that I added on. Raced these wheels under 10 times in my infamous race career. Vittoria Open Corsa¬†tires. The package comes with the wheel bags and a spare Fulcrum freehub for your own cassette. I bought these in 2012 and since they were one of the expensive wheels I have ever bought you better believe I treated these things like gold.¬† Ask me anything. Specs are not worth repeating since the website above really nails it, ya know? I’m not a specs gal, I’m a spokes gal. GET IT?

B I K E S !

2012 Giant TCX  W Р$900 (Full price is $1,950) SOLD

Original link here

Story: I got hit by a car. I became afraid of cars. I decided to try cyclocross to get my confidence, strength, and smile back. Strength yes, but I have to face that I don’t quite get the hang of riding off-road. And I miss the road, a lot. So I want to buy a Giant road bike. Why? Cause Giant is awesome! But that means I need to sell this bike. I bought it in excellent condition from a friend who works at Giant in Ventura, and I am selling in excellent condition, with even better parts. Race ready, fun ready.

Deets: It’s an XS. I’m 5’4″ and it was purrrfect. The original parts are SRAM rival groupset, Kenda¬†700×32 tires, 36/48 chainrings, and a Giant Connect stem. I added a bigger SRAM cassette for easier climbing (from a 28 to a 32), 44 handlebars but am selling the original 38 handlebars with it, and upgraded you to TRP¬†CX8.4 mini-v brakes¬†(awesome!!!). Because of the bigger cassette, I upgraded to the SRAM Apex derailleur to shift smoothly. I can throw in my Crank Bros Candy pedals to sweeten the deal. And you can keep the Profile Design water bottle cage, though if you’re going to race you won’t need it.


1984¬† Peugeot Chambord Women’s Mixte – $500 NOT AVAILABLE

Pretty neat Peugeot verification here

Details: I bought this stunning beauty 2 years ago off craigslist. Guy kinda knew what he had but didn’t have the energy or patience to restore it. I DID. I removed every part and scrubbed it with a toothbrush to restore sheen, remove and stop rust, remove dirt and make it all pretty and working again. Original everything, except Bontrager¬†tires, special edition (!!!) purple Brooks Colt saddle to match the Brooks purple leather bar tape on the original handlebars. Original fenders, brakes, kickstand and rack. Well, the rack is original to me when I bought it but maybe not the actual bike. Paint all original and rusting should have stopped because of my care. I upgraded the brake levers to Velo¬†Orange, the amazeballs¬†silver cable housing from Velo¬†Orange, and the sweet ass pedals, also from Velo¬†Orange. You want that rear bike light? It’s yours! The bell and drink holder not included. I also upgraded you to a bar end shifter. Oooh¬†baby. I worked on this bad boy for 6 months to get it to the awesomeness that it is. It does break my heart to sell it, but that effing car that hit me left me a snapped road bike that is a level more important than riding this beauty to get groceries. So you benefit. And boy do you!


2012 Fuji Classic track bike – $300

Read more specs here:

49cm frame in great shape. Upgraded to Origin8 48 chainring, Deda Pista 40 width track drops, Cannondale 110 stem, Mavic Ellipses wheels, and an amazing Fizik Vesta saddle that is worth a lot and in amazing shape (hardly ridden at all!). Front and rear brakes available, with levers. Sweet ass pedals not included.



2 thoughts on “Bike Bits for Sale!

    1. brakingthelimits Post author

      It’s a mixte so the typical height measurements don’t apply but I did measure a few things: From crank arm to top of the seat tube where the saddle stem fits in is 20 inches. From the top of the seat tube to the ground is 30 inches. The bars sweep far enough back that anyone who rides it nice and upright so it’s easier to fit most people. I’m 5’4″ and it’s incredibly comfortable to ride, stop, hop off, etc.


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