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    Is this stolen?


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    Do you have any reason to think it is stolen? How can we tell on the basis of the advert?!

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    Asking price is too low, no details about owner, why being sold, no picture.... It may not be stolen, but I would never buy something from a clueless owner.

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    A six-speed model would be a pre-2005 model.

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    Quote Originally Posted by duke_of_hazard View Post
    Asking price is too low, no details about owner, why being sold, no picture.... It may not be stolen, but I would never buy something from a clueless owner.

    I would! How do you think the antique trade operates

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    Quote Originally Posted by Foldable Two View Post
    A six-speed model would be a pre-2005 model.

    It could be a Dahon Yeah. My 2007 Yeah has 6 speeds.

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    The old boardwalk (circa 2004 or earlier) had 6 speeds. If memory serves, it retailed in the sub-$300 range, so the asking price is in line with reality.

    Good question though - to be most cautious, you could double-check the serial number with a local law-enforcement office:
    National Bike Registry Affliliations

    Or, just meeting with the seller may be enough to determine if it's legit.

    And: buying from clueless owners is the best way to get stuff!! As long as you're certain you know what you're getting.

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    oh was showing a man the folding bikes at my work.

    there was a 6 speed Dahon and our own brand.
    Dahon was 300...our own was 200

    So second hand you half the price...take some more off if you really dont want it

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    I reponsed to the ad, and got a return saying SOLD

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fear&Trembling View Post
    I would! How do you think the antique trade operates
    You are right, I take my words back. With some patience , ingenuity and luck I found a great deal on craigslist:

    http://baltimore.craigslist.org/bik/537072760.html

    The guy was selling it for a friend who had no idea how to sell things on craigslist/ebay. The helmet he gave me is Louis Garnaeu and seems a lot nicer than my previous Walmart Schwinn helmet..

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