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    supercheap online bikes - is this possibliy true?

    found this website. screaming deals on 2005 bikes, example:
    2005 ellsworth dare - 1600 $ - complete
    2005 SC nomad - 2000$ complete - xt kit
    has anyone done business with this shop, or is this just a scam?
    here is the link:

    http://www.georgesbicycle.com/
    Adi

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    Maybe too good to be true

    Wow, super deals ... if it is real!

    Looking at some of the manufacturers' websites, I do not see them listed as an official dealer (checked Santa Cruz, Ellsworth, Rocky Mountain). This does not inspire confidence. I can imagine a store having a great deal on one or two items (bought overstock etc.) but on that many makes and models? Hard to believe.

    Shep

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    post in the South Carolina forums and see if anybody is in Charleston. see if they can check out the "shop"

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    Good idea

    I googled them. There is no footprint of them on the www, despite "33 years" of service! No mention of them in the online yellow pages or anything.

    At least the address produces a real place in mapquest!

    Shep

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    I just did minor digging and this guy is absolutely a scammer.

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    scammer?

    What did you dug?

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    This is a scam...This address has had the name tods bike shop, vinnies bike shop and now georges....once they get caught, the just change the name....

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    He has the same exact listings on eBay as well.

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    Then the next question is who are the people in the photos?

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    If it looks too good to be true...

    ... then it probably is!

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    Hey tht's a great link to the ebay forum - looks like this guy has been doing it for quite some time. One poster wrote the following:

    This scammer isn't ever going to stop unless he gets caught or runs out of stupid people to scam.

    He's making at least $50,000.00 a week from this scam and has been doing it for years.


    50K per week? Heck maybe I should start my own scam...er shop.

    I'll tell you what, to anybody who posts to this thread I'm offering a very limited time offer of a 2006 SC Nomad full XTR for only $1000 USD! No...$1500 USD. I have only a few in stock so Western Union the money to Boogie Van Bikes and it will be in the mail the next day!!!!

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    2005 SC Nomad? What is that, an early release?

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