Mountain Biking - Does this look like a scam?
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02-22-05, 01:55 PM
Im lookin for a stinky online and find this, its a freakin steal in my book, whataya think?
Its says buy it now, no button for buy it now, and the pic doesnt work. I would be a little suspicious
02-22-05, 02:07 PM
Now it says item has been removed?? Must have been a scam.
well doenst look like your gonna be bidding on it any time soon :D
02-22-05, 02:09 PM
how do they know so fast to remove it?
02-22-05, 02:10 PM
maybe someone bought it, I dunno, Im so anxious to get a FR rig its not even funny
Thats weird all the other bikes the guy had up are gone too...........hmmmmmm
02-22-05, 02:12 PM
well if somebody bought it, it would still show the auction
02-22-05, 02:15 PM
Ahh thats right, I was a little concerned as he had a stinky for 1k, a deelux for 1.4k and a primo for 1.3k ALL NEW 2004 Never used!
02-22-05, 02:17 PM
Stinky for 1000$ 2004 is an ok price. Thats not outrageous. they are cheap bikes. I can get them for 1400$cdn which is about the same as 1000$
02-22-05, 04:11 PM
Cheapest ive seen a damn stinky is £1200! thats like $2000!
02-22-05, 06:35 PM
OK heres the scoop a good and reliable friend said that it is probably a dealer, getting rid of old stock, and that bike companies dissaprove of selling the bikes at these prices. I think that they put the bikes up for a few days, enough to get somepeople interested, then take it down so the bike company doesnt find out and get pissed. Thats my take.
02-22-05, 10:07 PM
Is it the bike company's business if the people selling it want to throw away profits?
02-22-05, 10:40 PM
Ok nevermind what I said above, I found this thread on ridemoney that explains it all: http://www.ridemonkey.com/forums/showthread.php?t=108142
And here is my thread on RM: http://www.ridemonkey.com/forums/showthread.php?t=111151. sorry I am just learning this and keeping you guys posted.
02-23-05, 01:27 AM
Quit you're whining! Stinkys here are about $2800 AUD! :eek:
02-23-05, 07:39 AM
:cry: about it ;)
02-24-05, 01:53 AM
I am ;)
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