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Suspicious Bike for sale

Postby FXST01 » Sat Dec 10, 2016 12:58 am

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Bicycle-/232149231371?hash=item360d2c270b:g:oJEAAOSwo4pYMS6h

Not saying it is stolen but,
title reads "Bicycle"
Seller has zero feedback
and this is his advertising spiel "Very good condition Giant race bike. $2500 ono worth $15000 brand new. full working order."

If it was my sale it would be full of descriptions of running gear, tyres, when last serviced etc. Heck I would even tell you the model and year, and include more than one photo.
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Re: Suspicious Bike for sale

Postby bychosis » Sat Dec 10, 2016 8:14 am

Some people are lazy and think the buyer can work it out. Some people are stupid and have no idea what they are trying to sell. Some people are downright dishonest when selling.

Hopefully most people won't bothe with adds like this.
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Re: Suspicious Bike for sale

Postby Mulger bill » Sat Dec 10, 2016 7:02 pm

Tell 'im 'es dreamin'...
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Re: Suspicious Bike for sale

Postby Bird » Tue Dec 13, 2016 8:43 am

FXST01 wrote:http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Bicycle-/232149231371?hash=item360d2c270b:g:oJEAAOSwo4pYMS6h
If it was my sale it would be full of descriptions of running gear, tyres, when last serviced etc. Heck I would even tell you the model and year, and include more than one photo.

I reckon you've hit the nail on the head here... Giving full details when selling is with anything, not just bikes inc serial numbers etc

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Re: Suspicious Bike for sale

Postby wicksey » Tue Dec 13, 2016 11:50 am

or money laundering..

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Re: Suspicious Bike for sale

Postby rodneycc » Tue Dec 13, 2016 3:51 pm

$15,000 brand new. Yeah right. Reckon its maybe just someone that hasn't got any idea. And its overpriced by about $1500.
Probably if it was stolen it would be advertised at about $600-700 so it sells quickly.
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Re: Suspicious Bike for sale

Postby Widget » Thu Feb 09, 2017 3:36 am

Looks like he's still tryin' to sell it..

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Bicycle-/232210796432?

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Re: Suspicious Bike for sale

Postby Baalzamon » Thu Feb 09, 2017 10:14 am

Widget wrote:Looks like he's still tryin' to sell it..

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Bicycle-/232210796432?


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Re: Suspicious Bike for sale

Postby Strydz » Thu Feb 09, 2017 7:32 pm

rodneycc wrote:$15,000 brand new. Yeah right. Reckon its maybe just someone that hasn't got any idea. And its overpriced by about $1500.
Probably if it was stolen it would be advertised at about $600-700 so it sells quickly.


It's overpriced by more than that! At best it would achieve $500 but more than likely wouldn't sell for that price
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Re: Suspicious Bike for sale

Postby Mulger bill » Thu Feb 09, 2017 7:36 pm

Widget wrote:Looks like he's still tryin' to sell it..

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Bicycle-/232210796432?


Looks to me like a profile created to sell just one item, the date of creation looks interesting...
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