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    hide not your essence TRACKMAN's Avatar
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    STOLEN EDDY MERCKX in Washington D.C.

    yepper. 1025 Connecticut and K.

    BUGGERS can't get the URL to work : 0(
    http://gallery.triduo.com/p/bike_in_...344-4219-40d27

    anyway, the wheelset in image were NOT on bike, but a sweet set of Cane Creek Volos were.
    go figure, I was at American Diabetes Office doing volunteer work when it was grabbed.

    like I lost a child.. ([IMG][/IMG]
    Last edited by TRACKMAN; 08-09-09 at 06:46 PM. Reason: added IMG
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    Rawwrrrrrrrrr! wolfpack's Avatar
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    damn, tman. that sucks. hope you have some luck and get it back!
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    hide not your essence TRACKMAN's Avatar
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    sorry, can not seem to get the URL to work
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    your linky in the first post? worked fine for me.
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    hide not your essence TRACKMAN's Avatar
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    I have craiglisted, WABA'd, facebooked ....
    even plastered pics all over town and every
    bike shop .. 134 miles today.

    EDDY........COME HOME PLEAASE
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    awww fek, that sucks - @#$%^ been there.

    Keep on trying to find ... can't bring up the pic though to send to my friends there in town and surrounding area though!

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    That sucks, sorry to hear.
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    it really sucks that you go out to give your free time and some a-hole decides to make your day miserable.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    That is horrible Track. I hope that they catch the guy and you get your bike back brother.
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    Awww I'm sorry, Trackman. Crossing fingers hoping it comes home.

    Don't forget to alert LBSs and Pawn shops. Put up a Wanted ad in CL for a em that size....
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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    Man, that sucks, Trackman. I hope you get it back. Death to bike thieves.
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    Tom can spank me if he disagrees, but I suggest cross-posting this in C&V.

    Hope your bike turns up real soon.
    The search for inner peace continues...

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    I've always loved you bikes, but have always hated bike thieves.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe View Post
    Man, that sucks, Trackman. I hope you get it back. Death to bike thieves.
    I'll bring the rope if you supply the tree, once the thief is caught.

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    *Update on fixed gear thefts in D.C.

    It seems a pattern is emerging, at least as far as fixed gear thefts :
    Last Thursday ANOTHER track bike was stolen right around the corner
    from where mine was stolen at right about the same tyme.
    A courier was tagged. Yes we both had locked up so my guess is
    a van with some pretty hefty bolt cutters.
    BASTARDS
    Guess you know where I will be this Thursday.
    Think they will bite?[IMG][/IMG]
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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by USAZorro View Post
    Tom can spank me if he disagrees, but I suggest cross-posting this in C&V.

    Hope your bike turns up real soon.
    Feel free to crosspost it in both C&V and SS/FG.
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    hide not your essence TRACKMAN's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Stormcrowe View Post
    Feel free to crosspost it in both C&V and SS/FG.
    did SS & FG totally missed C&V

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    I'll keep an eye out. Seems like a lot of bikes in the DC area are getting stolen recently. Locked or not.

    Someone's gottin organized.
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    Good luck man

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    have you tried posting a want ad on Craigs list. Looking for a bike so and so? Have you cked the for sale ads??

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    Dang - wishing you luck in recovering it. Plaster your area with signs and online alerts. Hopefully no one will buy it - or at least contact you if they see it.
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    hide not your essence TRACKMAN's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Miguelangel View Post
    have you tried posting a want ad on Craigs list. Looking for a bike so and so? Have you cked the for sale ads??
    yes, two actually:
    1 reporting the theft
    2 wanting to buy

    responses, only one to # 2---> "better way to buy a track bike"
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    You should lock up another bike there and hide and watch. You should also alert pawn shops and other places that buys stuff.

    Every passing minute is another chance to turn it all around.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fuzzbox View Post
    You should lock up another bike there and hide and watch.
    sounds a bit dangerous - but this just worked for Dan! I'd try it but carry a flamethrower and grenades just in case.

    Quote Originally Posted by fuzzbox View Post
    You should also alert pawn shops and other places that buys stuff.
    That's an excellent idea Bike shops too - can people trade in used bikes? If they can, that one would be desirable, obviously.
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    I bet most of the bikes that are stolen in DC are trucked up to Baltimore, Philly or NYC, then sold craigslist, and vice versa for ones stolen in NYC etc.
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