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Old 04-09-12, 10:30 AM   #1
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$1k ER Gold Rush

Someone has a nice looking Easy Racer GRR in the local Craigslist for 1k. I know nothing about the bike OR its owner. That's a spooky low price for such a high $ machine. Makes me wonder if it's stolen.

http://twinfalls.craigslist.org/bik/2947596532.html

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That is a very, very low price.

It would be unusual for such an easily identifiable bike to be posted on Craigslist if it were stolen.

Quiet a find! If they have the manual, then it is highly unlikely for it to be stolen.
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That is a very, very low price.

It would be unusual for such an easily identifiable bike to be posted on Craigslist if it were stolen.

Quiet a find! If they have the manual, then it is highly unlikely for it to be stolen.
Perhaps. But I find it odd too that the title reads only, "Recumbent Bike". No Easy Racer, no Gold Rush, no GRR, just generic "recumbent". No ph# either and it's decked-out with high $ components (carbon fenders?). Not implying it's stolen, just seems a bit unusual.
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Also posted at ER's forum:

http://209.133.21.26/vbb/showthread.php?threadid=4752

...and Boise CL too

http://boise.craigslist.org/bik/2947599746.html

Damn tempting,... even tho it's not my size, nor I do I even need it.
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I would almost bet it's stolen.
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It could be stolen, or the owner could have died, and the person in charge of selling could know nothing about it.
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Yes, it could be stolen. But most stolen bikes which are easily identified/unusual, the thief doesn't post pictures. The description doesn't read like a stolen bike to me.

The bike is 11 years old. Some people think that means it isn't worth nearly as much.

I recently purchased a SWB bent for about 25% of what it would sell for new, which had 300-400 miles on it, because the owners were moving and had to dump 3 bikes.
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