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    http://toronto.en.craigslist.ca/tor/bik/1794832417.html

    I used to want one, till i found out they suck. That bag is sweet!

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    M1000, $1200 you say?

    Photos speak for themselves

    What's that photo? Speak up, I'm having problems hearing you....

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    saw this and thought of this thread.

    Yep, thanks SFG.
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    this is not that kind of outing thread. It's more for ridiculous prices on stuff, etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fiatjeepdriver
    saw this and thought of this thread.

    Yep, thanks SFG.
    It didn't really help to edit it out...everyone who has replied to this thread ( ie: all the regulars) now have a copy of the ad in thier email ;-) so only the noobs won't be able to see it.

    the system is broken...peeps who are looking know how to search anyway..

    which of you are going to buy it?
    :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by da'HOOV
    It didn't really help to edit it out...everyone who has replied to this thread ( ie: all the regulars) now have a copy of the ad in thier email ;-) so only the noobs won't be able to see it.

    the system is broken...peeps who are looking know how to search anyway..

    which of you are going to buy it?

    Do you really have this garbage going to your inbox?

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    http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/bik/1818181051.html
    with a little work...

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    This one might be fun going up hills...I especially like the fork, quite innovative ;(

    http://seattle.craigslist.org/est/bik/1818369768.html
    :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by da'HOOV
    This one might be fun going up hills...I especially like the fork, quite innovative ;(

    http://seattle.craigslist.org/est/bik/1818369768.html

    Installing the forks correctly on dept store bikes is apparently a pretty difficult task.

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    And he's no bike expert, but he loves questions!

    "What were you thinking?"

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    That person was in love, but still didn't try to charge this much for a Giant XTC...

    http://nashville.craigslist.org/bik/1769364408.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by sgltrak
    One of the better ones I've seen of late.

    Right down to the nudey pics
    Cannondale Lefty and HeadShock servicing, wheel building, etc...


    www.mendoncyclesmith.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by sgltrak

    Kindofa Hollywood (of MTBR fame) post rip off.
    -eric-

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    This one too

    My math is bad but his/hers is worse.

    http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/bik/1832526770.html
    Too many bikes, and just enough time to ride them.

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    maybe she just likes to make change

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    haha. good answer.

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    A bit pedestrian for some but you don't see Alpinestars in my area often. Been watching the price drop for a while. Love the description.

    http://tampa.craigslist.org/hil/bik/1831563896.html

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    For the purpose of being able to see what was referenced, could you guys start copying some of the text of the CL ad? Most are deleted by now...

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    This bike "turns heads".
    http://cgi.ebay.com/CUSTOM-Built-Mou...#ht_720wt_1017

    By that he means it "does something" akin to but different than head turning.
    I can only assume is it sexual. Some nice parts though. Sort of like a glammy hair-band mtb.
    Somec is like the digital Zunow
    And this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JD5h3y0a9AU

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    I believe he means people need to turn their heads away before they vomit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yo-Nate-y
    This bike "turns heads".
    http://cgi.ebay.com/CUSTOM-Built-Mou...#ht_720wt_1017

    By that he means it "does something" akin to but different than head turning.
    I can only assume is it sexual. Some nice parts though. Sort of like a glammy hair-band mtb.
    isnt that a trek y? its listed as a specialized?

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    http://newjersey.craigslist.org/bik/1838799726.html
    is this a good price or is the bike just garbage?

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    Translated into caveman for your edification:
    "Oog buy bike for Ogg's woman. She ride once while sun out. Oog no like "front chain mover hand." Oog scrape off "chain mover hand perch" with stone. Frame pipe still good, Oog know this. You buy Oog's classic steel frame. Make one speed."
    http://cgi.ebay.com/Bontrager-Frameset-/330448920314

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    Unique one of a kind Ritchey. BIN price: $21.99

    Own a piece of cycling history.

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Ritchey-Red-Bicy...-/370147861172

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jak0zilla
    Unique one of a kind Ritchey. BIN price: $21.99

    Own a piece of cycling history.

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Ritchey-Red-Bicy...-/370147861172
    WTF is that thing?!

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    Quote Originally Posted by loggerhead
    isnt that a trek y? its listed as a specialized?
    Might be worth it for the Paul derailleurs . . .

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrjustin007
    Might be worth it for the Paul derailleurs . . .
    And the Grafton cranks, and Avid Tri-aligns. Still, not a deal IMHO. Not completely outrageous, but no great deal.

    Also kind of fun that it is 'Carbon-Carbon-CNC-Carbon', but of no particular size.
    I love clicking on "Ask seller a question" to say "Wot size izzit?"

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    If it had a desirable frame it would be a fine deal. Looks like it is in great shape too.
    But yeah...... pass.
    Somec is like the digital Zunow
    And this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JD5h3y0a9AU

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    Says "VRC" in the auction title so perhaps a regular on this board?

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Bridgestone-MB-0...ht_2922wt_1137

    I'm not aware that a Black 36H Gao Dakar hub "came spec'ed on a 1991 Bridgestone MB-0"

    Wondering if we will ever see the rest of the parted out Zip - time will tell i guess
    ("I also have many other Suntour XC Pro stuff coming down the pipeline from my parted out zip.")

    Implying that this wheel came off a parted out Zip?!

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    Quote Originally Posted by klasse
    Says "VRC" in the auction title so perhaps a regular on this board?

    Yes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by muddybuddy
    Yes.
    Yes you are the Seller of that eBay item?

    imho, this doesn't look like an honest mistake

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    btw, threads like this are used on other sites (peachparts.com for example) to make the marketplace safer for all....guys are willing to check out cars for other members, offer feedback, and give genuinely helpful/honest advice. It's not a selfish thing at all.

    mendon, good idea to start the thread (in my opinion) even though some regulars may get bummed that they are "outed" for trying to mislead other vintage bike enthusiasts

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    Quote Originally Posted by klasse
    btw, threads like this are used on other sites (peachparts.com for example) to make the marketplace safer for all....guys are willing to check out cars for other members, offer feedback, and give genuinely helpful/honest advice. It's not a selfish thing at all.

    mendon, good idea to start the thread (in my opinion) even though some regulars may get bummed that they are "outed" for trying to mislead other vintage bike enthusiasts
    read the entire thread, then read it again
    looking for 20-21" P team

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    Quote Originally Posted by hollister
    read the entire thread, then read it again
    With all due respect, I think it is too late for that. He KNOWS! The operation is compromised.

    I recommend engaging Self Destruct Protocol Alpha. We can reassemble at the bunker in Death Valley. Temporary authority for fixing all VRC prices for North America will temporarily be transferred to Retrobike.uk until the council can convene an emergency session.

    Good luck gentlemen, stay close to ground. Enemy agents will be close on our heels!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jak0zilla
    I recommend engaging Self Destruct Protocol Alpha. We can reassemble at the bunker in Death Valley.
    I recommend an alternate location. Forcast is 123 degrees in Death Valley today. Bay area sounds much nicer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hollister
    read the entire thread, then read it again
    done.

    and your point is?

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    You're right. They should be lashed on top of a a greyhound bus and left to the buzzards. What would Jesus do?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sfgirlonbike
    What would Jesus do?
    Do you really want to go there?
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    Last edited by muddybuddy; 07-16-2010 at 03:04 PM.
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    Okay, instead of Jesus, maybe we should write our senators and convene a special panel and look into this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jak0zilla
    With all due respect, I think it is too late for that. He KNOWS! The operation is compromised.

    I recommend engaging Self Destruct Protocol Alpha. We can reassemble at the bunker in Death Valley. Temporary authority for fixing all VRC prices for North America will temporarily be transferred to Retrobike.uk until the council can convene an emergency session.

    Good luck gentlemen, stay close to ground. Enemy agents will be close on our heels!
    It's not that complicated - it's as simple as someone getting caught in a lie:

    http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.ph...21519#poststop


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    How is that a lie? Did I not answer the question that you asked? If you did not get the answer you wanted, maybe you should more carefully construct your questions. It doesn't take a lawyer to figure that one out.
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    muddybuddy (or whatever your name is), the Seller of that wheel (is that you? you didn't answer) got caught in a lie. Pretty simple.

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    Quote Originally Posted by muddybuddy
    How is that a lie? Did I not answer the question that you asked? If you did not get the answer you wanted, maybe you should more carefully construct your questions. It doesn't take a lawyer to figure that one out.

    Okay, let's get right to the point: Are you the Seller on this auction falsely claiming that this wheel (black 36H mavic gao dakar hub strung to an M231) came spec'ed on the MB-0?


    Simple question, haha
    Last edited by MendonCycleSmith; 07-19-2010 at 04:36 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by klasse
    muddybuddy (or whatever your name is), the Seller of that wheel (is that you? you didn't answer) got caught in a lie. Pretty simple.
    I thought you were implying that I had lied. I am not the seller and have not lied in this thread. If you are stating that the seller is lying because the black hubs were not originally speced on the zip, I don't know, but I'm sure someone around here does.
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    Quote Originally Posted by muddybuddy
    I thought you were implying that I had lied. I am not the seller and have not lied in this thread. If you are stating that the seller is lying because the black hubs were not originally speced on the zip, I don't know, but I'm sure someone around here does.

    Ahhh...well you did say you know the Seller is a member of the forum - so assuming you know who it is?! Anyway, it doesn't look like anyone is going for the BS item description as this is the second time he/she has listed it.

    Doubt we'll see 'the rest of the parted out Zip' but time will tell, haha

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    Quote Originally Posted by klasse
    Ahhh...well you did say you know the Seller is a member of the forum - so assuming you know who it is?! Anyway, it doesn't look like anyone is going for the BS item description as this is the second time he/she has listed it.

    Doubt we'll see 'the rest of the parted out Zip' but time will tell, haha
    You got it all figured out don't you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by muddybuddy
    You got it all figured out don't you.
    which part?

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    Quote Originally Posted by klasse
    which part?
    Exactly.
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    Quote Originally Posted by muddybuddy
    I thought you were implying that I had lied. I am not the seller and have not lied in this thread. If you are stating that the seller is lying because the black hubs were not originally speced on the zip, I don't know, but I'm sure someone around here does.
    Here is the spec sheet for the '91 Zip http://www.sheldonbrown.com/bridgest...ne-1991-36.htm
    Last edited by MendonCycleSmith; 07-18-2010 at 11:50 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by klasse
    Here is the spec sheet for the '91 Zip http://www.sheldonbrown.com/bridgest...ne-1991-36.htm



    for those just tuning into the show, background context is found here http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.ph...21519#poststop
    Perhaps they just meant the MAVIC hub was speced on the Zip, and not this exact hub. I'm not the seller, but calling someone a liar when you very well may be misunderstanding their description is not too cool...

    The person that would care if it was the perfect hub for his Zip restoration would/should know that the black ano one is not the exact spec, anyway... Do your homework and don't believe everything you read.
    Last edited by MendonCycleSmith; 07-19-2010 at 04:36 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed
    Perhaps they just meant the MAVIC hub was speced on the Zip, and not this exact hub. I'm not the seller, but calling someone a liar when you very well may be misunderstanding their description is not too cool...

    The person that would care if it was the perfect hub for his Zip restoration would/should know that the black ano one is not the exact spec, anyway... Do your homework and don't believe everything you read.
    And in my opinion, it seems like an intentional misrepresentation....so have any of you guys emailed the Seller (VRC buddy of yours?) to remind him/her of the original MB-0 specs?

    That would be the cool thing to do....revise the listing

    The right/cool thing to do is be honest...

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    I think you should email the seller. You're the one that started it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sfgirlonbike
    I think you should email the seller. You're the one that started it.
    I have - have you?

    According to muddybuddy, the Seller is indeed a member of this Forum...so assuming the Seller wants to be honest in the listing - we should see a change in the description.

    Remember guys/girls, VRC people are supposed to be about passion not money

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    Quote Originally Posted by sfgirlonbike
    I think you should email the seller. You're the one that started it.
    Interesting how I'm 'starting something' by providing accurate information...hahaha

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    Quote Originally Posted by klasse
    Interesting how I'm 'starting something' by providing accurate information...hahaha

    anybody have a fly swatter?

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    Quote Originally Posted by klasse
    Interesting how I'm 'starting something' by providing accurate information...hahaha
    Whats really interesting is that you post asking if the seller is a regular here when you obviously already know who the seller is. Go F yourself. I'm done.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed
    anybody have a fly swatter?
    funny dude, actually your sig about "killing an error" is appropriate here.....where a regular VRC poster is intentionally misrepresenting an item on ebay. bad call

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    Quote Originally Posted by klasse
    funny dude, actually your sig about "killing an error" is appropriate here.....where a regular VRC poster is intentionally misrepresenting an item on ebay. bad call

    I don't think it's that big of a deal. There are a few words missing in the sentence and I think the seller's saying the rivendell guys would be interested due to it being a Mavic hub - the hub that the Zip used. Calm down before everybody here puts you on their blocked bidder list. Youre brand new here and already off to an annoying start. Reminds me of someone else. He'll probably be here to defend you shortly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed
    I don't think it's that big of a deal. There are a few words missing in the sentence and I think the seller's saying the rivendell guys would be interested due to it being a Mavic hub - the hub that the Zip used. Calm down before everybody here puts you on their blocked bidder list. Youre brand new here and already off to an annoying start. Reminds me of someone else. He'll probably be here to defend you shortly.
    That wheel wasn't spec'ed on the MB-0, simple as that.

    The only reason not to revise the listing is Pride and EGO...the last thing you would like to see is for the "VRC" ebayer to revise the listing and make the description accurate. funny

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    Quote Originally Posted by klasse
    That wheel wasn't spec'ed on the MB-0, simple as that.

    The only reason not to revise the listing is Pride and EGO...the last thing you would like to see is for the "VRC" ebayer to revise the listing and make the description accurate. funny

    I couldn't care less if they change it. Never was one to trust 20 yr old specifics on a random ebay ad. Any Zip fan worth their salt knows that's not a stock Zip wheel.

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    Quote Originally Posted by klasse
    Says "VRC" in the auction title so perhaps a regular on this board?

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Bridgestone-MB-0...ht_2922wt_1137

    I'm not aware that a Black 36H Gao Dakar hub "came spec'ed on a 1991 Bridgestone MB-0"

    Wondering if we will ever see the rest of the parted out Zip - time will tell i guess
    ("I also have many other Suntour XC Pro stuff coming down the pipeline from my parted out zip.")

    Implying that this wheel came off a parted out Zip?!
    Those are nice hubs, I have a NOS set built up with mavic reflex's that I run campy eight speed on, butter smooth!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed
    I couldn't care less if they change it. Never was one to trust 20 yr old specifics on a random ebay ad. Any Zip fan worth their salt knows that's not a stock Zip wheel.
    My point is/was simple - the VRC member intentionally misrepresenting the ebay item...and intentionally misrepresenting mountain bike history - truth hurts bruthah but WILL set us free......we hope

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    Wow, everyone needs to go for a ride already....

    FB's got my feeling on this, nailed down. If it's misrepresented to that level (pretty mild) and the buyer has a Zip they are looking to rebuild, it's the sellers responsibility to determine if it's right for their needs.

    Is that wheel off a Zip? Sounds like no. Is it damn close? Yep. Is that good enough for many? Yep. Is it good enough for someone who is totally anal about having every detail, spot on? No, but then, they'd know it wasn't the one they wanted, and keep on searching. Have we all, inthe learning of a new hobby, made some mistakes? I'm sure, all part of the learning process. Do your research yourself, trusting an ebay listing as gospel, is just plain asking for trouble

    My intention was, as Hollister (obliquely) alluded to. It's a discussion of why outing isn't a happy thing around this neighborhood. Can dissenting opinions be aired, of course. Will legit listings that get posted, get pulled out? Yes. Will funny, outrageous ones get left up, cause we all like a good laugh? Yes. Talk about outing. List some really bad ads, it's all good.

    Klasse, you seem like a nice, knowledgeable person. Please just step back, and play nicely. We'd love to have you stick around, but grabbing a stick, and running up and down in front of the cages, zipping it along the bars making a racket, whilst screaming LIARS!!!!!! Is likely to piss off the other animals, and make them not want to come out so you can see them
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    Quote Originally Posted by MendonCycleSmith
    Wow, everyone needs to go for a ride already....

    FB's got my feeling on this, nailed down. If it's misrepresented to that level (pretty mild) and the buyer has a Zip they are looking to rebuild, it's the sellers responsibility to determine if it's right for their needs.

    Is that wheel off a Zip? Sounds like no. Is it damn close? Yep. Is that good enough for many? Yep. Is it good enough for someone who is totally anal about having every detail, spot on? No, but then, they'd know it wasn't the one they wanted, and keep on searching. Have we all, inthe learning of a new hobby, made some mistakes? I'm sure, all part of the learning process. Do your research yourself, trusting an ebay listing as gospel, is just plain asking for trouble

    My intention was, as Hollister (obliquely) alluded to. It's a discussion of why outing isn't a happy thing around this neighborhood. Can dissenting opinions be aired, of course. Will legit listings that get posted, get pulled out? Yes. Will funny, outrageous ones get left up, cause we all like a good laugh? Yes. Talk about outing. List some really bad ads, it's all good.

    Klasse, you seem like a nice, knowledgeable person. Please just step back, and play nicely. We'd love to have you stick around, but grabbing a stick, and running up and down in front of the cages, zipping it along the bars making a racket, whilst screaming LIARS!!!!!! Is likely to piss off the other animals, and make them not want to come out so you can see them
    Here you can find the original specs on the 1991 Zip http://www.sheldonbrown.com/bridgestone/1991/index.htm

    Pretty straightforward...and not a long story.

    It is the Seller's duty to accurately represent the item he/she is selling - no BS.

    That's how simple it is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by klasse
    It is the Seller's duty to accurately represent the item he/she is selling - no BS.
    Trust me, plenty of people agree with this guideline...if you don't that's cool

    BUT I'm done discussing it w/you - nice day.

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    People make listing errors all the time. Calling them a liar is one way to handle it. Insisting the VRC crew contact the seller implies some sort of responsibility to do so, when there isn't.

    But a better way is to politely point it out to the seller through the eBay "ask a question" function. That's it. If you get no satisfaction to your liking, report it. Haranguing folks, here, only alienates them from all the ruckus. Memories are long, here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by muddybuddy
    Exactly.

    Haha!
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    Quote Originally Posted by klasse
    funny dude, actually your sig about "killing an error" is appropriate here.....where a regular VRC poster is intentionally misrepresenting an item on ebay. bad call

    You're assuming it was an intentional misrepresentation.

    We all get it wrong sometimes. I'm going to have to add you to my blocked bidder list in case I leave out a minor detail or accidentally get some info wrong. You'll be one of those guys who raises a big stink and fires up a smear campaign and drag my good (well....not that good) name through the mud.

    And since its about 'passion' and not the 'money', I won't miss your business.
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    First, I'm not defending anyone, just indicating that, you didn't say I was

    Second. It's a buyer beware world out there, and if you don't approach every private sale that way, you have no one to blame but yourself for the results.

    Simply letting the seller know of the error is cool. Coming on here and swinging a dead cat about it isn't, that's all
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    Most people, if you point out an error nicely, respond nicely and actually fix their error to avoid problems. Once I notified a seller of an error in a listing and he pulled the listing. He decided he didn't want to relist the bike and offered it to me at a killer price. I bought and the bike will be displayed here on the list in a few weeks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    You're assuming it was an intentional misrepresentation.

    We all get it wrong sometimes. I'm going to have to add you to my blocked bidder list in case I leave out a minor detail or accidentally get some info wrong. You'll be one of those guys who raises a big stink and fires up a smear campaign and drag my good (well....not that good) name through the mud.

    And since its about 'passion' and not the 'money', I won't miss your business.
    eric, it's safe to say that BY THIS TIME - the Seller knows it ain't true

    you are right, we all make honest mistakes but once you realize the mistake and don't correct it - that's the point at which it becomes intentional. get it? anyway...

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    btw rumpfy, i remember around 8 years ago when you and I were going back and forth over a fair price for a blue ringle stem that i had listed on eBay..I can't remember what it went out for but you were offering me around $35 then $38 then $41....hahahahha

    last item i bought from you was a (totally useless) black Halson fork - i didn't say anything 2u and i'm sure i left you positive feedback....that was around 5 years ago

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fred Smedley
    Those are nice hubs, I have a NOS set built up with mavic reflex's that I run campy eight speed on, butter smooth!
    neat - i have a very similar setup but I'm running a Dura Ace rear der w/9 speed ergos

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    Quote Originally Posted by MendonCycleSmith
    First, I'm not defending anyone, just indicating that, you didn't say I was

    Second. It's a buyer beware world out there, and if you don't approach every private sale that way, you have no one to blame but yourself for the results.

    Simply letting the seller know of the error is cool. Coming on here and swinging a dead cat about it isn't, that's all
    thanks for clarifying what is and isn't cool, hahahaha

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    Haha!

    hahahahhahahahahahahaha!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    now go look at this orange WTB w/the post longer than the seat tube and you will be laughing even harder http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.php?t=635261

    THIS is a fun forum, lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by jtmartino
    I'm cool!
    What he said! Hahahahahaha!!! Lolzomg!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bushpig
    I'm gonna have to put that guy on my blocked bidder list. Nothing worse than a liar.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bushpig
    I'd recommend that you contact the seller, and give him one warning. If he won't pull the listing we will have no choice but to have a protracted argument about the listing here in the forum. Common decency compels us to act.

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    the more things change...the more they stay the same...
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    Here's another LIAR selling mischaracterized MB-0 wheels. I'm sure it's intentional.

    Does anyone know this seller?

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...id=p2759.l1259
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    Quote Originally Posted by scooderdude
    Here's another LIAR selling mischaracterized MB-0 wheels. I'm sure it's intentional.

    Does anyone know this seller?

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...id=p2759.l1259

    Should we all report the seller for keyword spamming? Maybe Klasse could email him direct - he should have his email address, maybe even his phone number, who knows, maybe they know each other on a one to one basis......

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    Quote Originally Posted by da'HOOV
    the more things change...the more they stay the same...
    See....we don't pick on only you! (and stop trying to draw attention to yourself, wait your turn).
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    Quote Originally Posted by klasse
    hahahahhahahahahahahaha!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    now go look at this orange WTB w/the post longer than the seat tube and you will be laughing even harder http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.php?t=635261

    THIS is a fun forum, lol
    Shows what you know about WTB. Talk about irony.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sfgirlonbike
    Klassic.

    Haha! (He doesn't like your bike btw.)
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    yeah? What's new?

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    Its no 91 MB-Zipperoni!

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    Where did klasse go now? We have important work to do with this orfan_miracle seller!! Especially if he knows the guy.

    He could be fighting crime elsewhere, I guess.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed
    Where did klasse go now?
    He's over in the puppet thread, trying to get me out for a ride
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    Quote Originally Posted by MendonCycleSmith
    He's over in the puppet thread, trying to get me out for a ride
    i have a properly specked MB-0 ready to roll for you man, haha

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    Shows what you know about WTB. Talk about irony.
    oh preach to me Eric...about how much you "know' about bikes..LMAO

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    Quote Originally Posted by klasse
    oh preach to me Eric...about how much you "know' about bikes..LMAO
    I know about the ones I own cycle_rider_8.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    I know about the ones I own cycle_rider_8.
    like the fact that your seat post is LONGER than your seat tube!

    hahahahaahahaahahahahahahahahahahahahha

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed
    Where did klasse go now? We have important work to do with this orfan_miracle seller!! Especially if he knows the guy.

    He could be fighting crime elsewhere, I guess.
    If he's out fighting crime, he needs one of those Hall of Justice killer name like SuperKlasse or somethin' like that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by klasse
    like the fact that your seat post is LONGER than your seat tube!

    hahahahaahahaahahahahahahahahahahahahha

    The frame size of that red Phoenix is also larger than your IQ
    But we're kind enough not to keep bringing that up over and over.
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    Quote Originally Posted by klasse
    like the fact that your seat post is LONGER than your seat tube!

    hahahahaahahaahahahahahahahahahahahahha


    Hahahaha! I don't know WHAT the fcuk I'm doing!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shayne

    The frame size of that red Phoenix is also larger than your IQ
    But we're kind enough not to keep bringing that up over and over.
    ok how long is the seat tube? and the post? hahahahahaa

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    Hahahaha! I don't know WHAT the fcuk I'm doing!
    making me laugh, that's for sure

    how's that ego doing today, rumpfy? lol

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    there are many ways to fit a bike to a rider, klasse.

    <img src="http://africaatoz.org/2008%20pix/Bikeboy.JPG">

    But we need to get orfan_mirale guy pronto. Rumor has it you know the guy...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed
    there are many ways to fit a bike to a rider, klasse.

    <img src="http://africaatoz.org/2008%20pix/Bikeboy.JPG">

    But we need to get orfan_mirale guy pronto. Rumor has it you know the guy...
    well i see a name and phone number at the bottom of this listing: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...ht_6535wt_1137

    So maybe it's time for you to put your internet postings into action - call and introduce yourself if you are so inclined..............or don't

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    Quote Originally Posted by klasse
    how's that ego doing today, rumpfy? lol
    You're bruising it by making the same joke over and over again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    You're bruising it by making the same joke over and over again.
    So let me ask you this - if you saw me on the trail w/a flat tire and no pump or tube, would you offer to give me a tube and/or let me borrow your bike pump?

    okay, i figure i'd have to buy the tube and we would haggle over price, hahahahahah

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    I love that this is happening in a sticky
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    Quote Originally Posted by klasse
    So let me ask you this - if you saw me on the trail w/a flat tire and no pump or tube, would you offer to give me a tube and/or let me borrow your bike pump?

    okay, i figure i'd have to buy the tube and we would haggle over price, hahahahahah

    I'd give you a tube and loan you the pump no questions asked. Trail etiquette and hounding for parts on eBay are two very different things.
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    Quote Originally Posted by klasse
    well i see a name and phone number at the bottom of this listing: https://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dl...ht_6535wt_1137

    So maybe it's time for you to put your internet postings into action - call and introduce yourself if you are so inclined..............or don't
    I'd be tempted to buy the "Zip" wheels if he'd throw in some Judith Lieber accessories.

    <img src="https://img.auctiva.com/imgdata/4/8/9/5/1/3/webimg/389460846_o.jpg">

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    I thought those were in the original spec. It'd be a crime NOT to include them.
    Somec is like the digital Zunow
    And this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JD5h3y0a9AU

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    So witty... .. hee hee haha ahahah lolol. Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fillet-brazed
    I'd be tempted to buy the "Zip" wheels
    you see zip wheels? i don't

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    Zip wheels on eBay
    Rare in summertime searches
    12 inch Phoenix LOL

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    Awesome, here is a good one. Just provide a leaf blower and a steel framed bike and voila! You got yourself a ghetto whizzer! http://sandiego.craigslist.org/nsd/bik/1853475595.html
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    So why does ebay let one person have 3 ebay user ids? How do you block bidders?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bushpig
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    Rare in summertime searches
    12 inch Phoenix LOL
    .
    a 12" Phoenix with 14" of seatpost showing...a priceless pic.
    what's even funnier is that Rumfpy thinks it's the coolest thing since sliced bread

    what a trend setter!
    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by StanleyButterfly
    So why does ebay let one person have 3 ebay user ids? How do you block bidders?
    it's basically economics - some say they cater to the buyer and sellers will go where they have the most buyers. (ebay has the most buyers)

    here's a lnk to Block Bidder Info: http://pages.ebay.com/help/sell/mana..._ov.html#block

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    Look!... Even the people who put together WTB's own catalog in 1997 (Pg.12) had it screwed up that same way:


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    Quote Originally Posted by halaburt
    Look!... Even the people who put together WTB's own catalog in 1997 (Pg.12) had it screwed up that same way:
    It looks silly to me to have a seat post longer than the seat tube

    but if YOU like it then it's a good bike for YOU

    I see that you may have "collected" a few of these frames http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.php?t=635261 so perhaps you have an economic interest in convincing people that it "looks cool" but again - I dissent

    sorry dude, hahahahaha

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    I think someone has had too much soda.
    Don't call it a gooseneck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by klasse
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    a 12" Phoenix with 14" of seatpost showing...a priceless pic.
    what's even funnier is that Rumfpy thinks it's the coolest thing since sliced bread

    what a trend setter!
    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!!!

    For a good laugh, check this out!!!!!

    http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.php?t=252771

    Hahahahahahahahaahahaha!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rumpfy
    For a good laugh, check this out!!!!!
    Those are so funny. All those bikes should have the seat lowered. About 6 to 8 inches each.

    The VRC community has shared community standards about appropriate seat post exposure, and these are all a bit ... risque'. Anything more than the norm is immodest.
    Don't call it a gooseneck.

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    These are hot

    Here's a real winner.

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Set-of-vintage-S...81650262126452


    Good luck on your "vintage" parts bud.
    Too many bikes, and just enough time to ride them.

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    Klasse approved seatpost height.

    A big fan of coloured tyres. Othervoicez should ping him a message.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ish
    Yeah, those prices are hilarious... Then again, if that clapped out Paramountain gets $3K, mine's officially for sale!

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    Quote Originally Posted by sfgirlonbike
    Klasse approved seatpost height.

    A big fan of coloured tyres. Othervoicez should ping him a message.
    Klassic...................
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    http://fortcollins.craigslist.org/bik/1864919255.html

    Just in case someone likes purple.

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    Breezer

    Not mine, I just wish I could afford it now.

    Classic Breezer Mt. Bike 18"
    XTR Components w/ Syncros cranks
    Comes w/ rigid fork & Rock Shox Judy Suspension Fork
    http://www.mmba.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=98812

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    You know what they say about bikes with waaayy too much seat post?

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    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...#ht_990wt_1137

    Those dents are something else - but hey the frame doesn't have any "bends"

    LMAO

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    KLASSIC Bridgestone MB-0


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    Wasn't sure where to post this, but somebody got a nice set of pedals on their bargain C'dale....


    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=STRK:MEWAX:IT





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    For the "No, honest honey, I am trying to scale down the collection!"-file.

    http://cgi.ebay.com/RARE-VINTAGE-MOU...#ht_1510wt_974
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    heres a real nice titaium cannondale for only $650.
    It's light because of the state of the art of titanium. SWEEEEET!!!

    http://newjersey.craigslist.org/bik/1853684964.html

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    This is a lot of money for two old white Panaracers...

    http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI....=STRK:MEWAX:IT
    Less isn't MOAR

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    I'll out this one, since it has ended. Its not every day you see used brakes going for over 1.5 times the price of new.

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ALTEK-BRAKE-LEVE...-/120608318419

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sideknob
    This is a lot of money for two old white Panaracers...

    http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI....=STRK:MEWAX:IT

    NOS factor.
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    Klein Attitude Comp with just a few "small" dents...http://seattle.craigslist.org/oly/bik/1922408997.html
    :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by ish
    Yeah those always pop up when I'm searching. You forgot this Sidewinder he tries to imply is a King Sting.
    http://cgi.ebay.com/OLDSCHOOL-BMX-CR...item41516a9af1
    I guess if the price was half of that I might consider it for some of the parts....the rims look good....

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    Small dents - laughable!!!

    da'HOOV,

    Thanks for the ad posting, "small dents" is a bit of an understatement, see attached picture (since the ad won't last).

    Who hated that bike so much they went after it with a ball-peened hammer?

    Thanks for the laugh!
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    Diamondback Welded Carbon Fiber MTB

    http://bham.craigslist.org/bik/1915058208.html

    No affiliation. Interesting bike. Don't remember a lot about DBR other than didn't Tomac ride for them? Anyway may be worth parts or nothing at all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chiplikestoridehisbike
    http://bham.craigslist.org/bik/1915058208.html

    No affiliation. Interesting bike. Don't remember a lot about DBR other than didn't Tomac ride for them? Anyway may be worth parts or nothing at all.
    This one borders on (doubt many of the locals want a DB WCF frame...) what this thread was set up for, to point out pie in the sky listings, people who have a better sense of humor, than bike knowledge, etc.

    What it's not, is a source to list bikes folks might actually be interested in.

    Just thought I'd say this again, since most never seem to read the whole thread prior to posting some Cunningham seen in their local CL for $50.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by MendonCycleSmith
    since most never seem to read the whole thread prior to posting some Cunningham seen in their local CL for $50.....
    Those links may be PM'ed to me of course.
    Don't call it a gooseneck.

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    NO WAY in "H" "E" double hockey sticks that this thing weighs 21 lbs as built:

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...m=350390009358

    otherwise nice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chiplikestoridehisbike
    http://bham.craigslist.org/bik/1915058208.html

    No affiliation. Interesting bike. Don't remember a lot about DBR other than didn't Tomac ride for them? Anyway may be worth parts or nothing at all.
    I don't think Tomac ever rode for DBR, but some other pretty big names did in the early/mid 90s. They had some interesting bikes for a while:

    1993-95 Axis TT - Sandvik-made titanium hardtails
    1995-97 WCF - "Welded" Carbon Fiber
    1996 Axis - Prestige frame - one-year only
    1996-97 Zetec Pro and '98 Team Issue - Easton Program Elite hardtails
    1997 V-Link Pro - carbon fiber full suspension (survived in '98 as V6 Team)
    1998 V8 and '99 XR8 - 3" travel full suspension at about 25 pounds

    Basically, they were a mass producer doing some cool things at the top of their range and, for quite some time, running a pretty good race team. All that pretty much stopped when they got bought out around 1999-2000.

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    Seriously, does Craig need a post every 2 posts to remind people of what this thread is for? (Sorry, cegrover, I'm not talking about you but I'm too lazy to quote the post above yours. :P)

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    Sorry - I guess I didn't think that nitpicking something like that was over the line - I found it to be a pretty funny bogus weight claim.

    FATs on ebay are certainly not something that are rare (1/day shows up I'd guess) so I wasn't really concerned about "outing" somebody's find.

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    Have you contacted Henry James about your decal wants?


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    I even like 3DV, and this thing makes me want to put a gun to it's headtube, just to stop the pain....

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Vintage-MERLIN-T...t_23943wt_1097
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    That Merlin makes my head spin.
    Zip ties? Not on my bike!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeff
    That Merlin makes my head spin.
    ....and my stomach churn
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    Does this count for VRC?


    Hopefully they'll be worn by someone not quite so vintage.

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    Lots of custom work! Apparently that means cheap tires and "a Shimano 8=speed V-Brake System". Firm on price!

    http://nashville.craigslist.org/bik/1943475509.html

    Ad quote:
    "This bike if truly one of a kind....i found it about a year and a half ago and it was in not so good a shape, just not taken care of. I have cleaned it up and put a ton of work into it. I bought it for 300.00 and it is 700.00 new. I have put new tires (Nimbus ES26x1.50) on it as well as a Shimano 8=speed V-Brake System on the bike. Each costing roughly 70.00 on each side. This is a hybrid bike that does wonderful on streets or trails, and is perfect for biking around campus or doing long runs with friends. I usually take it out on 40-50mi runs and have never had any problems with it at all! this bike is a steal at this price and for what has been put on it. Serious inquiries only please! Firm on the price thanks!!"
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    $550!

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    Quote Originally Posted by girlonbike
    $550!
    Apparently it has appreciated since it was new.
    Need: McMahon brake for roller cam mounts, Mountain Goat fork.

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    Here is a Mountain Goat in the York, PA area. I'm pretty sure this is the guy that lists a ton of bikes and is actually closer to Baltimore.
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    Why does that bike have a front derailluer?

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    [QUOTE=redcon1]Here is a Mountain Goat in the York, PA area. I'm pretty sure this is the guy that lists a ton of bikes and is actually closer to Baltimore.

    You do understand this thread is for 'outing' silly and outrageously priced bikes correct? Someone, somewhere is cursing your name.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Linoleum
    You do understand this thread is for 'outing' silly and outrageously priced bikes correct? Someone, somewhere is cursing your name.
    I just assumed that asking for 'best offer' means that he is looking for an outrageous price.

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    That Goat was listed on Ebay recently with a $400 starting bid and didn't sell.

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    [QUOTE=Linoleum]
    Quote Originally Posted by redcon1
    You do understand this thread is for 'outing' silly and outrageously priced bikes correct? Someone, somewhere is cursing your name.
    one mans silly is another mans normal etc. etc. etc. ...it's impossible to set hard guidelines on a thread like this....I think it's silly to ban "outings" at all....curse away
    :)

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    [QUOTE=da'HOOV]
    Quote Originally Posted by Linoleum

    one mans silly is another mans normal etc. etc. etc. ...it's impossible to set hard guidelines on a thread like this....I think it's silly to ban "outings" at all....curse away
    As long as we're not outing each other.

    Here's one to chew on: http://phoenix.craigslist.org/cph/bik/1945873261.html
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    I have a skateboard that was once owned by a guy that knew Robert Goulet! HAHAHAHA! That is freaking hilarious.

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    John Voight, the actor, or Jon Voight, the dentist?

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    Here ! It's all 'origonal' !

    http://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bik/1945733825.html

    How much were these new back in the day .... ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by csuder99
    Here ! It's all 'origonal' !

    http://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/bik/1945733825.html

    How much were these new back in the day .... ?

    I believe thats a 92, base model Stumpjumper (I had the 91 model). They were the $700 price point bike if I remember right. They've gone up in value!
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    Quote Originally Posted by eastcoaststeve
    That Goat was listed on Ebay recently with a $400 starting bid and didn't sell.
    That Goat has been listed many times on eBay recently and is there again. I actually thought about posting it here because of the many ridiculous assertions in his ad (about it being hand-brazed by Jeff Lindsay, when it's clearly a welded bike, about it being the first Goat ever produced, about the one piece bar-stem combo when you can easily see the pinch bolts holding the bar in the stem, etc.). It's not a terrible price, but there are so many outright lies in the ad it does seem to qualify for this space.

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    http://cgi.ebay.ca/CUSTOM-KLEIN-MANT...item4cf1687536

    Keeps getting reposted and kills me every time, what a butcher job. There are a lot of parts I used to drool over!

    KIN
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    http://cgi.ebay.ca/VINTAGE-KHS-MOUNT...item2c574023b8

    Sorry, just having one of those nights!

    "HERES AN OLD KHS ALUMINUM, 17 INCH, MOUNTAIN BIKE FRAME FROM THE 90'S. IT HAS BEEN DENTED AND HAD HOLES DRILLED IN IT. MY BUDDY WORKED AT THE KHS FACTORY, AND IN ORDER FOR THE WORKERS TO GET A FREE BIKE, THEY HAD TO TAKE A HAMMER AND DENT IT. THAT WAY IT COULD NEVER BE SOLD AS A NEW BIKE. OTHER THAN THE LOOKS OF THE DAMAGE, IT RIDES GREAT, SUPER LIGHT BIKE. "
    Yes its retro but IT WORKS!

    8 Speed is great and V-Brakes rock!

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    Quote Originally Posted by KINBOY
    Sorry, just having one of those nights!
    In the condition, ebay states: The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended.

    Now I can't figure out if this ad should be considered fraudulent or not. Initially, it seems that this frame has more than cosmetic wear and is not functional nor can function as intended. There is now way you can safely ride this. OTOH, the only reason the bike left the factory is because of the dent so it might be "as intended".

    Me thinks the seller would get more money bringing it to the bringing the frame to the recycling center at 81 cents/lb and selling the bottle rack alone.

    Oh, that Klein, he calls it a "head turner", we think of it as a "head shaker"

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    http://saltlakecity.craigslist.org/bik/1951845493.html

    I'd heard Gary sold out, but not this cheap. At least the pedals are long lasting.
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    klein custom paint!

    Click
    I probably missed it already

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    $7k starting, zero feedback, and one crap-o-rific photo?


    Nice.

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    Oh, dear...

    http://portland.craigslist.org/clc/bik/1963968502.html

    Expensive guitar fodder?
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    rocky mountain cirrus for the low, low price of $2k:

    http://vancouver.en.craigslist.ca/pm...974607536.html

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    Look at this one ...

    A legend in his own mind.

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Vintage-Modern-S...item4aa4797c60

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    Looks pretty original S-Works FSR.... sans the tires.

    http://seattle.craigslist.org/kit/bik/1971356633.html

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    this thread should probably just be nixed.

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    http://cgi.ebay.ca/Rock-Shox-Mag-21-...item35ac95388b

    Loved them that much then.....not Now!
    Yes its retro but IT WORKS!

    8 Speed is great and V-Brakes rock!

    Ex-wrench...have a Question just ask!

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    http://phoenix.craigslist.org/evl/bik/2004136849.html

    Whisper quiet for zen-like experience on the trail.

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    Here ya go, a carbon frame that has been thrashed by a 320 pound guy who would rather be buried with it than barter. Just $4500
    http://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/bik/2003021229.html
    http://www.nbbikes.com/
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    Not a very tall 320 lb guy to boot.

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    ...but it has

    marazuki front and fox back suspention

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    Quote Originally Posted by rudymexico
    ...but it has

    marazuki front and fox back suspention
    "serius."

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    Grafton brakes on Ebay 290488528729
    are they worth this much in used condition?
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    Quote Originally Posted by fat tire trader
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    are they worth this much in used condition?
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    No they are not worth anywhere near that much but that doesn't seem to stop people from paying that much.

    By the way, this thread is not literally for outing. It is intended for entertainment purposes. The idea is to highlight the more ridiculous items you come across on ebay and CL.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sandmangts
    By the way, this thread is not literally for outing. It is intended for entertainment purposes. The idea is to highlight the more ridiculous items you come across on ebay and CL.
    Thanks for pointing this out. I figured I'd post this again, since it seems so many stop by this thread, and don't get that point. Perhaps it's gotten big, so they just skip to the last page.

    So, to put it right up front again, here it is....

    The Official outing thread, Craigslist, eBay etc
    So the VRC has some odd feelings about outing of articles found on eBay (not as much) Craigslist (quite a bit) and various other venues of purchase.

    Some feel it's no big deal, ever, others feel it should never be done, while yet still others think it's fine, with certain parameters met, like not in my backyard, only if no one would want it anyway, it's fine cause it's so obscenely overpriced it's good for a laugh, etc.

    This thread is offered as education for the newb, solace for the member who just got strung up about it, and in general, a place to hash it out, pretty much unrestricted. Not gonna change anything, but we VRCer's do like to go on and on about the same thing, forever, must be all our time spent with steel wool and lacquer thinner Other sites feel that this practice is AOK, but this place is a bit different. I took over as mod, and the rule was in place. I keep it up, since it makes a number of folks feel like their sacred hunting grounds have a protector of sorts.

    Discuss, keep a modicum of decency, and have at it.

    The official word can be found here amongst all the rules and guidelines: http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.php?t=521682

    For those too lazy to read that much, a direct thread link to a good discussion of it is here: http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.php?t=521682

    That one is old though, so we'd better rehash it some more
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    I think there was a conversion error somewhere in there:

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Wellgo-WR-1-Allo...item1c14cdc3bf

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    Quote Originally Posted by jtmartino
    I think there was a conversion error somewhere in there:

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Wellgo-WR-1-Allo...item1c14cdc3bf
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