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Old 05-02-19, 03:08 PM
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Suspicious Sales

To the regulars here, this note is in response to two recent threads supposedly selling tickets for the 5 Boro Bike Tour. I want to ask you guys to be alert for these types of sales and report these threads immediately to the moderation staff.

1- sales of any kind, even by paid members, are allowed only in the marketplace forum. Unpaid newcomers are certainly not welcome to sell anything here.

2- the OP and almost all of the people expressing interest in the tickets were brand new subscribers with 5 or fewer posts. That should be a red flag to anyone that something nefarious is going on there. The primary purpose for these forums is cycling discussion, not buying and selling stuff.

We the mod team cannot possibly have eyes everywhere and constantly in all these forums, so please help out and report threads that look suspicious or are violating the rules. As well, certainly no one will enjoy these forums if they turn into an open marketplace with outsiders coming and going while hawking their wares. This is not that kind of party.

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