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    Specialized Bike Selling Scam?

    NEW 2013 SPECIALIZED S-WORKS STUMPJUMPER CARBON 29 SRAM - Buy and Sell and Review Mountain Bikes and Accessories

    I have found numerous ads like this in the MTBR Classified section. I have also seen these ads posted multiple places elsewhere.


    1. The prices are too good to be true
    2. The language/grammar resembles those emails that tell me I have a rich uncle in Nigeria that will give me 40 million if I send 10,000.
    3. 1 + 2 = Scam

    Are there moderators in this forum? Does anyone oversee the classified section?

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    The prices definitely seem too good to be true.

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    Man - maybe that's why my legit ad for a SWORKS Stumpy is not getting any bites! It's XTR though!

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    Anyone stupid enough to fall for these guys deserves to loose his money.
    hotmail/gmail .Really

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    " We are dealers in all models of Specialized, Trek ,Cannondale, Santa Cruz, Cervelo, Ellsworth, Giant, Jamis, Klein, Kona, Litespeed, Rocky Mountain, Whyte, Marin, GT, and Gary Fisher Bikes."

    haha, yeah sure...

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