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Old 06-02-07, 01:40 AM   #1
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buying used bikes and stolen?

if i were to buy a bike, lets say off craigslist, how would i know if it was not stolen?
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- ask the seller?

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- if you're really worried, call your local cop shop and ask for a list of recently stolen bikes w/serial numbers?
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I ask for an ID from every expensive craigslist buy I've made so that I can copy down license info. That way, if it becomes a problem because it is stolen, I have the "original" owner's info.
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Buying from a house with an address- ask to see original purchase invoice. If you arrange to meet on a shop corner- walk away.
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