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Old 11-26-17, 12:51 PM
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Anyone in the Kansas City area available to facilitate? I noticed that someone posted here over a year ago that Velo+ bike shop in the Lenexa area could facilitate. I just called them and the fella referenced in the post (David) no longer works there. They're only willing to box up the bike but not ship it. I was told that the seller would have to drop off the bike, they box it up, then the seller ships it. Not sure if the seller would be willing to do that. Can anyone help or know of another bike shop that will box it up and ship it to the buyer if the seller drops it off? Thanks in advance for any feedback.
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Old 11-29-17, 07:35 PM
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Is anyone else in the Atlanta area available to facilitate? I need help handling the purchase of a bare frame.
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Old 11-30-17, 01:56 AM
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Anyone in the Kansas City area available to facilitate? I noticed that someone posted here over a year ago that Velo+ bike shop in the Lenexa area could facilitate. I just called them and the fella referenced in the post (David) no longer works there. They're only willing to box up the bike but not ship it. I was told that the seller would have to drop off the bike, they box it up, then the seller ships it. Not sure if the seller would be willing to do that. Can anyone help or know of another bike shop that will box it up and ship it to the buyer if the seller drops it off? Thanks in advance for any feedback.
IIRC! Bikeflights usually gives the best rates (most times through FedEx) and can also help arrange FedEx pickups at seller or LBS address, so I think the box doesn't always have to be taken to a FedEx Office or shipping center for dropoff. Check with Bikeflights on this. Also, when you arrange shipping, you can prepay it, then send an email with the shipping labels (one of which should be inside the box if possible.

Be sure to get accurate box dimensions and weight for the bikeflights shipping calculations and be sure to get in writing that the LBS can pack to bikeflights' requirements. Any shipping damage and claim is going to depend on that happening correctly.
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Old 12-30-17, 01:10 PM
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Anyone able to help out in the Houston area?
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Area to pack and ship a 52cm schwinn to Wi
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Looking for someone in St. Louis
Area to pack and ship a 52cm schwinn to Wi
Made the pick up. Next pack and ship.

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Old 01-10-18, 02:24 PM
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I know this is kind of a long shot, but is anyone in the SF Bay Area planning to go to North Lake Tahoe anytime soon? I've been watching a bike in gold country, smack dab in the middle of the route, and I wonder if you would be willing to toss it in the truck on your way back to the Bay Area. Let me know and we can work out the details.

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Old 02-02-18, 11:12 PM
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Is anyone willing to facilitate in Chicago?

EDIT: Nevermind, the listing is gone.

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Old 02-10-18, 02:27 PM
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Can somebody please facilitate in Boca Raton, Florida? Pick up from seller and drop off at a bike shop.

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Raliegh NC, anyone?

Evaluate a bike, and then facilitate the sale?

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Old 02-19-18, 02:28 PM
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Akron OH

Is someone willing to facilitate a sale in Akron OH?
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Old 03-06-18, 01:50 PM
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Anyone in charleston, SC that can facilitate?
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Ne pa

Willing to help out in the upper right-hand corner of PA. I'm near Honesdale and Hawley, not far from Narrowsburg and Bethel NY. Used to own a shop, years ago, so I know how to pack and ship. Name's Bill.
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Old 03-20-18, 08:37 AM
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I'm willing to help facilitate in western Kentucky and the surrounding areas. I have a couple of bike shops that I would trust to pack a bike up. Either pm or email is fine.
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Old 03-22-18, 09:53 PM
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There is a Schwinn Prologue in my size (seller says 25.5" and it looks like a 25") with the killer looking black/grey paint job (my favorite on this bike). It's for sale east of Los Angeles, CA (Pamona--went to a concert out there years ago) and I'm in...Seattle. The price is beyond fantastic, and I'm more than amenable to having the facilitator take all the pieces they want (a ton of value as everything is near pristine) and just ship me the frame, fork, and headset for the ad's asking price plus shipping (less with just a frameset). Would someone in the area be willing to facilitate? I would be immensely appreciative!!!
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Cocoa, FL

Is anyone close that could pick a bike up and take it to a bike shop for packing? There's a nice Masi on ebay that, amazingly, will fit me. Small frame Italian bikes aren't that common.

Help?
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Old 04-25-18, 03:50 PM
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Anyone near Tijeras New Mexico that can facilitate for a bike frame/parts. I need pick and ship.
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Looking for somebody to facilitate in Hennepin county Minnesota and pack and ship to West Allis WI if possible?
Thanks in advance, budzos

Bike has been sold, no longer need Facilitation.
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Old 05-15-18, 09:23 AM
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Can anyone oversee a pack and ship in Washington DC?
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Can somebody facilitate in Charlotte County, Florida? Please.
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Old 05-23-18, 12:09 PM
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Can anyone pickup and ship a frame in Seattle? Everything will be paid for in advance.

Even a pick up and drop of at a LBS that you know that ships well would be helpful.

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