Old 10-30-10, 05:04 PM
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Originally Posted by 531phile View Post
I'm a serious Craigslists lurker. And I see stolen bikes listing with the owner posting the whole serial number for everyone to see. Isn't this dangerous? Couldn't anyone use this number and then claim to be the original owner if they happen to see the bike?

Wouldn't it be smarter to post half of the number and then say that you will provide the other half once you see the bike in person?
Me and you both are serious CL lurkers..

On your question, if www.stolenbicycleregistry.com can post serial numbers of stolen bikes, IMO, it must not be dangerous.

Here is an example.. and they have hundreds of #numbers posted..
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