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Old 07-12-18, 08:10 AM
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Originally Posted by mstateglfr View Post
as for CL being mostly scams...yeah that's unfortunate you think so. No even close to accurate in my local area or greater region of the country. Chicago, MPL, KC, Omaha, Des Moines...legit posting all over the place as I've bought bikes from every town's listing and sell often locally.
Originally Posted by exmechanic89 View Post
I agree. I've done dozens of CL transactions over the years and havent been scammed yet. CL is mostly normal people trying to buy or sell something, there are of course a few bad apples in the bunch, but it's certainly not the majority.
Eh, I've come across quite a few scams, including one bike that had "such high interest" I needed to apply to see if I was the right buyer I do get quite a few more scam attempts on the selling side, though.

That said, more often than scams, are the bikes that simply are not honestly represented. They can be a big time suck, if you aren't into such buying modes.
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