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Old 03-14-23, 07:21 PM
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Must have been owned by Fausto Coppi himself. Well, his ghost anyway.

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Old 03-15-23, 09:38 AM
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Interesting view of a $190 Voyageur in OH.

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Interesting view of a $190 Voyageur in OH.

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I guess he wanted to make sure people knew they could mount that third water bottle holder! Seems like a good deal to me, for someone.
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Seems legit . . .


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Originally Posted by Headpost
I guess he wanted to make sure people knew they could mount that third water bottle holder! Seems like a good deal to me, for someone.
If it was local to me (and I didn't have an '88 Voyageur in the same size waiting for the time to be right that my wife doesn't say, "another bike?" to build up), I'd say maybe that's a good deal and call about seeing it at the very least.
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Originally Posted by Headpost

I guess he wanted to make sure people knew they could mount that third water bottle holder! Seems like a good deal to me, for someone.
That's not an ideal place to mount a waterbottle, especially if your bike lacks mudguards. So why is it there? I mount a fuel bottle there when I'm bike camping.
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Old 03-15-23, 04:55 PM
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If it was local to me (and I didn't have an '88 Voyageur in the same size waiting for the time to be right that my wife doesn't say, "another bike?" to build up), I'd say maybe that's a good deal and call about seeing it at the very least.
I wouldn't mind having it but don't buy 25" bikes or frames any more. Got one (it's now been years) that I have ridden once and I still have some older tall ones I should part with.
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Sweet Vintage Offroad Specialized Rock Hopper! All Original - $250 (Berkeley, CA)
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Rockhopper, huh? *squints at down tube*

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Originally Posted by Clang
Sweet Vintage Offroad Specialized Rock Hopper! All Original - $250 (Berkeley, CA)
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Rockhopper, huh? *squints at down tube*
That was probably the name that popped up when he did a Google search for Specialized bikes to figure out the asking price. Searching for Hard Rock would just give you a list of restaurants.
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$25 each, but you have to buy all of them.

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Stare at these photos, I dare you!

Ps. Extra points for colour which is "silverish"

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Originally Posted by JohnDThompson
That's not an ideal place to mount a waterbottle, especially if your bike lacks mudguards. So why is it there? I mount a fuel bottle there when I'm bike camping.
If not a water bottle then a Co2 canister for inflating flats. You can also put tools in a water bottle and sling it under the down tube. Fuel bottle is a solid choice, too.
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Originally Posted by Chr0m0ly
If not a water bottle then a Co2 canister for inflating flats. You can also put tools in a water bottle and sling it under the down tube. Fuel bottle is a solid choice, too.
Back in the days of Optimus Svea kerosene stoves, I had always heard that was the best place to carry your fuel cannister so if when it leaked, the fuel just dripped on the ground vs. soaking your pannier and everything in it.
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Originally Posted by Chr0m0ly
If not a water bottle then a Co2 canister for inflating flats. You can also put tools in a water bottle and sling it under the down tube. Fuel bottle is a solid choice, too.

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seems like a fair deal? It is a Cyclist bike after all
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antique bicycles - $50 each (Fort Collins, CO)
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Originally Posted by Headpost
Seems legit . . .


I have been seeing tons of these ads recently. Different bikes, road/mountain, new/old, they will catch some people who don't listen to that "too good to be true" voice in their head.
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So the scam is to take a cheap schlock bike, make it look like a recent aluminum Cannondale.... and get a hunnerd bucks for it?

That's work, the BSO costs money, the decals cost money... I'm stunned this is worth the effort.

I might fall for that... it's not my cup of tea, I don't really know this type of bike, but from the pictures, it doesn't jump out at me as fake.

Up close, I hope I would catch the "GMC Denali" quality of the parts, but this whole adventure makes no sense to me.

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So the scam is to take a cheap schlock bike, make it look like a recent aluminum Cannondale.... and get a hunnerd bucks for it?

That's work, the BSO costs money, the decals cost money... I'm stunned this is worth the effort.

I might fall for that... it's not my cup of tea, I don't really know this type of bike, but from the pictures, it doesn't jump out at me as fake.

Up close, I hope I would catch the "GMC Denali" quality of the parts, but this whole adventure makes no sense to me.

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No---that's a photo of a real Cannondale. The scam is to steal the photo and use it for an ad for a fake business.
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There's a great marketing ploy: dress up like a psycho clown.
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Originally Posted by steine13
So the scam is to take a cheap schlock bike, make it look like a recent aluminum Cannondale.... and get a hunnerd bucks for it?

That's work, the BSO costs money, the decals cost money... I'm stunned this is worth the effort.

I might fall for that... it's not my cup of tea, I don't really know this type of bike, but from the pictures, it doesn't jump out at me as fake.

Up close, I hope I would catch the "GMC Denali" quality of the parts, but this whole adventure makes no sense to me.

cheers -mathias
The bike varies but it is always a real pic of a bike worth much more than $100 and a link to a sketchy commerce site. This is my current favorite, have a feeling english might be a second language:


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https://www.scamdoc.com/view/1272025

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Originally Posted by SoCaled
The bike varies but it is always a real pic of a bike worth much more than $100 and a link to a sketchy commerce site. This is my current favorite, have a feeling english might be a second language:


Safety rating for above website:
https://www.scamdoc.com/view/1272025
I found the same bike for sale in the Boston area. Must have been a popular Hary Fisher model...

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"lowest I can go is $2,800"
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