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Old 08-19-09, 08:55 PM   #1
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Hilarious Craislist Ad

Just saw this on Craigslist.

A Windsor "The Hour" bike for $900. You can buy it brand new for $300. I like to call it anti-depreciation. I bet his trucker hat and skinny jeans are cutting off blood supply to the brain.
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Old 08-19-09, 09:01 PM   #2
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Old 08-19-09, 09:02 PM   #3
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hmmm 900-300= 600.

All he needs to do is rip off some one on a windsor the hour once a month, and he can pay his rent.
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Old 08-19-09, 09:20 PM   #4
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Everyone offer him $50-75, just because he deserves all the spam he can get.
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Old 08-19-09, 09:21 PM   #5
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everyone offer him $50-75, just because he deserves all the spam he can get.
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Old 08-19-09, 09:23 PM   #6
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He says "lots of extras" What if he has a HED 3 on the rear and a Aerospoke in the front?

You never know, but I'll be offering him $50 (:
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Old 08-19-09, 09:30 PM   #7
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why do people do this even though buyers are smarter than this? i've been looking around for a kilo tt and ive seen some "just barely ridden" on CL and they price it $400 stock bc they had to "put it together." ****ing stupid.
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Old 08-19-09, 10:01 PM   #8
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http://sacramento.craigslist.org/bik/1332279590.html

Just tossing more on the pile.
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I get tired of that guy too.
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By "anti-depreciation," do you by any chance mean appreciation?
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wait wait wait...

Trucker hat and skinny jeans? What back woods country down do you live in where trucker hats are still cool?
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Everyone offer him $50-75, just because he deserves all the spam he can get.
I got a response and the lowest he counter-offered $80.
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Old 08-20-09, 10:25 AM   #13
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wait wait wait...

Trucker hat and skinny jeans? What back woods country down do you live in where trucker hats are still cool?
That's what I was thinking. We're not in 2004 anymore.
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I got a response and the lowest he counter-offered $80.
dude, buy it. $80 for that is a steal
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I like how he wants everyone to leave him a "detailed message" yet he couldn't offer the least bit of detail on all the "extras" that warrant the $900 price tag. Oh and the $820 drop to his lowest counter offer. I love logic!!
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He says "lots of extras" What if he has a HED 3 on the rear and a Aerospoke in the front?

You never know, but I'll be offering him $50 (:
and it still wouldn't be worth it lol

edit: wtf 80 dollars go buy now
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Old 08-20-09, 11:49 AM   #17
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From 900 to 80?
This is a stolen bike.
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From 900 to 80?
This is a stolen bike.
That's my guess. He just sent me another email saying that he'll take $75 and "just needs the money."
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Cool story bro
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That's my guess. He just sent me another email saying that he'll take $75 and "just needs the money."
The morally correct course of action:
1. Meet the thief.
2. Inform him that we practice a two-eyes-for-an-eye style of justice 'round these parts.
3. Break both of his hands and remove at least one kneecap.
4. Get the bike.
5. Let's assume it's a BD bike, so:
5.1. Get the serial number.
5.2. Contact BD and see if they can track down the original buyer.
5.3. Contact original buyer and return the bike.
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6. Collect the reward, and be a hero
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Old 08-20-09, 02:07 PM   #22
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I'm actually just a college student who was bored when I sent that email. If anyone lives in Norman (I don't even know where that is), $75 is all it takes to get this bike.
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The morally correct course of action:
1. Meet the thief.
2. Inform him that we practice a two-eyes-for-an-eye style of justice 'round these parts.
3. Break both of his hands and remove at least one kneecap.
4. Get the bike.
5. Let's assume it's a BD bike, so:
5.1. Get the serial number.
5.2. Contact BD and see if they can track down the original buyer.
5.3. Contact original buyer and return the bike.
BD doesn't keep the serial no. on file IIRC.
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Old 08-20-09, 02:47 PM   #24
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BD doesn't keep the serial no. on file IIRC.
Aw that's too bad. They post on here from time to time. Hey BD guy: maybe start doing this. JensonUSA does.
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