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Old 07-06-20, 08:15 PM
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How to sell my folding bike?

Hello everyone. I have a folding bike that I want to sell but I don't know where to do that. I am not sure if I can do it here (I am a new member) or in any other online website, such as eBay etc. Any suggestions? I would really appreciate any advice. Thank you so much.
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Craigslist and local community bulletin boards would be a good start.
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Old 07-07-20, 03:22 AM
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What kind of bike is it? Brand? Wheel size? Model?
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What kind of bike is it? Brand? Wheel size? Model?
It is a Dahon Speed D7, 20 wheel size.
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Old 07-07-20, 03:36 AM
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Craigslist and local community bulletin boards would be a good start.
thank you so much
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It's a seller's market. I listed and sold my Dahon D7 all within a day in May. I listed it on Craigslist and Nextdoor. The buyer was from Nextdoor. If you're new to Craigslist and online selling, just google some tips so you can weed out the non-serious and scam inquiries.

I also sold my road bike the same way. Both experiences were outstanding and hassle free and the two buyers were great. I included in the ads that interactions would have Covid safety measures so people knew to show up in masks. Both buyers also wore gloves. I brought cleaning wipes, hand sanitizer and ziplock bags for the cash.
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follow this advice: if you are selling something and sell it in first day you probably doing it wrong!
Its too cheap and you are probably loosing money in a too good to be true bussines with tha buyer.
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To Promote it for sale here, on this site, there is a fee,, you are an advertiser..
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Originally Posted by BromptonINrio View Post
follow this advice: if you are selling something and sell it in first day you probably doing it wrong!
Its too cheap and you are probably loosing money in a too good to be true bussines with tha buyer.
Or you understand the way of business and know how to make it work for you.
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Also Facebook Marketplace. I got my Pocket Rocket off of Craigslist.

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Originally Posted by BromptonINrio View Post
follow this advice: if you are selling something and sell it in first day you probably doing it wrong!
Its too cheap and you are probably loosing money in a too good to be true bussines with tha buyer.
I posted in the General Forum about selling my bikes. I sold at fair prices-- and I'm not talking about high end titanium road bikes. It was worth saving myself hassle and time to lose $20-30 on the bikes I sold. It's not comparable to selling items in the four or five figures. I even turned down a higher offer because a buyer was already on the way to meet me and I didn't think it fair to screw him for an extra $30. IF that higher offer had come in an hour earlier, I would have considered it and had time to alert the original buyer to not come OR meet the higher offer.

Ultimately, I appreciate the process was fantastically simple and hassle free. I'm not losing sleep on selling my bikes slightly cheaper. And I liked the people I sold the bikes too. I think the bikes went to good homes.
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Thank you everybody so much!
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