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    IS this a scam?


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    Nope...Ifs thats used, the price is actually a little high. MSRP is only 2200.

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    They say that they're brand new. And it's not only that bike. Scroll down to see more amazing prices...

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    Seems ok, but a little alarm bell rang when I read the 'Bank wire transfer only for international customers' bit.
    Maybe just an anti card fraud thing.
    Full spec S-Works hardtail for a couple of quid more than the price of the frame alone... Too good to be true?
    ($2600 = 1264) Frame costs 1200 fyi.
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    use your best eye kenhill3's Avatar
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    I'm thinking scam.

    I've seen too many ebay scams originating in Spain to believe this is legitimate. How on earth could ANYONE carry ALL those brands?
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    Someone buy something so I can start saving up
    '06 Stumpjumper HT

    - Toddorado - "I speculate that, like cats, your other bikes(s) have been out at night having unprotected bike sex"

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    No phone numbers.

    The page loads very weird.

    I could be wrong, I thought that Specialized did not allow online sales.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pete Fagerlin View Post
    Claims to have been in business ten years, domain name registered 10/30/2007.

    Only accepts wire transfers for international orders.

    Prices sound too good to be true.

    They're obviously legit...
    Hey Pete, are you the same Pete with the red 996 TT, that I think I sent my OEM shifter to you a few years back?

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    A Spanish site with prices in dollars? That's a big red flag.

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    Morgans or Bradford, just make sure to give them the correct information, like your credit card number.
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    Looking at the Madone, they seem to be the 2007 models, they have a Calif. shipping address. Would be nice to know if they are legit. Contacting TRUSTe would be a start, they are touting their seal of approval.

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    That's me, small Internet indeed. Glad to see you're alive and well

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    MTBR forum:http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.ph...highlight=scam

    The exact same copy on the Morgan's Cycling was on some other place claiming to be in Helena, Montana.

    TOTAL SCAM.

    Covered their tracks, though:http://whois.domaintools.com/morgansbikes.com
    Last edited by kenhill3; 11-24-07 at 05:17 PM.
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