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Old 07-02-06, 07:02 PM   #1
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Can you spot the discrepancy

Love when ppl do this on craigslist..

*edit* They removed the posting

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Old 07-02-06, 07:28 PM   #2
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The poster used a stock photo of a new one from the Specialized website with two photos of the old bike that he has. No way it's worth US$100.
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Old 07-02-06, 08:43 PM   #3
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the actual photos have a regular fork...the photo from specialized has a suspension fork
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Actually the one listed looks more like a BMX/Single speed than a MTB, the other picture is a multi speed and has a suspended front end. The new one might be worth $300. The old one?

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Ill give $5 for it and thats if its perfect lol
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The pictures of the bike are from more than two years ago. Wonder how it looks now.
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Old 07-03-06, 08:42 AM   #7
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There's no way that bike is 20 foot. I don't care what the add says...
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and in that last picture (the official looking one)... some of the seat is missing... looks painful
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and in that last picture (the official looking one)... some of the seat is missing... looks painful
Nah I think it is just the color of the seat against the background, either that, or they can't photo shop worth a crap.

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The poster used a stock photo of a new one from the Specialized website with two photos of the old bike that he has. No way it's worth US$100.
Haven't seen the advert- but Buyer Beware is the motto for buying anything, from any-one. I saw a Kona Stinky advertised recently and I knew the seller. Kona Stinky is a known "Good" bike and this one, from the advert- has had a couple of upgrades, is only a year old and is half retail price. This bike has had "Upgrades"- if you can call putting an RST triple crown fork on it an upgrade- in place of the Bombers from original- The bike has been hacked round the streets with no maintenance for at least 2 years- but you tell the difference between the 2005/4 models, drive chain still works but only just with about every part just about to give way and the wheels have been knocked out of shape so many times- they will not come true and need replacing for safety let alone ridability.

Daft thing is the first person to see the bike bought it. Motto is- if you have something that has a good name- like Kona or Specialised- advertise it for a high price because some mug will buy it.
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