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Portis 06-21-04 01:41 PM

Ebay Madness
 
What is wrong with people? Isn't this auction a little high for a Trek 820?

Trek Rider 06-21-04 01:55 PM

Considering the retail is $249, yeah it's too high. But I bet he sells it for more than that too.

TeeDubya 06-21-04 02:39 PM

Can't blame the seller, though. It started with a one-dollar opening bid. 45 bids later, it is more than retail. Couple of bidders letting their competitive nature run away with them?

Dahon.Steve 06-21-04 02:39 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Ranger
What is wrong with people? Isn't this auction a little high for a Trek 820?

The bike's in very good condition. It doesn't surprise me and you still have to pay for shipping! If you're looking for a bargain, stay away from the name brand bikes like Trek or Giant. It would not surprise me if there were shills bidding the price up.

Brennan 06-21-04 04:30 PM

How about this auction for a seatpost. I guess that's one way to get noticed.

travis200 06-21-04 05:01 PM

I think it's the 20 pictures that makes it look so appealing that you would spend more than the bike is worth!!!

don d. 06-21-04 05:07 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Brennan
How about this auction for a seatpost. I guess that's one way to get noticed.

Gives new meaning to the phrase "Grease before insertion". :p

Portis 06-21-04 05:15 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by don d.
Gives new meaning to the phrase "Grease before insertion". :p

I can't think that is such a great strategy. The pictures are so small on the listing page that it really doesn't draw you in and if you do actually click on it, the breasteses (breast a suz) only take your eye and mind off of the product. He ought to be selling pictures of that chic if he was really wanting to make money. :D

I think the guy that put up the 20 pictures or whatever is a lot smarter. Now the auction is over $300. That is nuts. I just bought an older Trek 820 last week for $150 total including shipping. (ebay also) The 820 I got wasn't new but is in perfect shape and a MUCH better deal.


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