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Old 05-09-21, 08:30 PM
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Originally Posted by caci
Thereís no hole. Itís remarkable, but with the light on it, at the right angle, you can see the lay-up and glossy finish of the resin. However, Iím finding it impossible to photograph. Thatís why it looks like a hole.
Heck, I even had to look twice, once I submitted the photos of the fork.
Also, absolutely NO DENT in the top tube.
I have the bike in my possession. I own it. The pictures are making the chips look FAR worse than they are.
the damage is ONLY IN THE FINISH.
The Specialized dealer that I referred to has actually seen this bike & touched it - in person. Not via computer, holograph, Braille, or my description.

Again, I was initially taken aback by The Proís Closet told me they donít buy ďdamaged bikesĒ and referred me to a carbon fiber repair shop.
Iíve since acknowledged that my pictures make it look like there is a hole in the fork - there is not. Also, another commenter said he would touch this bike with its ďdented top tubeĒ - it is not.

Iím not of railing on you, just trying to clarify that I have the bike, my pictures suck and Iíve shown it to someone whoís opinion I am comfortable with.

I cannot blame anyone who is commenting on the perils of broken or damaged carbon fiber frames, but this damage is just in the finish.
if someone wants to comment that ďI would never buy a scratched bikeĒ, Iíve no issue with them - itís still a free Country.
However, the armchair structural engineers claiming that its ďa disaster waiting to happenĒ - Iím in disagreement with them.

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Chris
No you are fine, nothing wrong the photos just look like holes but yeah if not a hole not a hole. I can't put my hands on it I can only see what I see.
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Old 05-09-21, 08:36 PM
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Alright, everyone calm the eff down. I’ll buy the bike. For $34 I’ll take it under my care. Seller, please ship overnight, $3600 insured. I’m waiting by the garage door.
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Old 05-10-21, 12:25 AM
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Originally Posted by AdkMtnMonster
Alright, everyone calm the eff down. Iíll buy the bike. For $34 Iíll take it under my care. Seller, please ship overnight, $3600 insured. Iím waiting by the garage door.
Shall I deflate the tyres, so they donít burst on the FedEx 747 at altitude?
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Old 05-10-21, 08:12 AM
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Originally Posted by caci
Shall I deflate the tyres, so they donít burst on the FedEx 747 at altitude?

Donít worry about them. You said theyíd never been inflated before, so why let all that air out that you finally stuffed in there after all these years? Besides, what good is a broken framed bike with good tires? Please hurry- this 30 bucks is burning a hole in my pocket!
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Old 05-10-21, 08:34 AM
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Originally Posted by AdkMtnMonster
Donít worry about them. You said theyíd never been inflated before, so why let all that air out that you finally stuffed in there after all these years? Besides, what good is a broken framed bike with good tires? Please hurry- this 30 bucks is burning a hole in my pocket!
Iíll need your address, do I can ďdropĒ ship it.
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Old 05-10-21, 08:38 AM
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Originally Posted by caci
Iíll need your address, do I can ďdropĒ ship it.
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Old 05-10-21, 08:58 AM
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Originally Posted by caci
Iíll need your address, do I can ďdropĒ ship it.

Just noticed it has ďtyresĒ on it. I donít think those are legal in the US. We drive (and pedal) on the right (meaning starboard *AND* correct) side of the road here. Thanks anyway.
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Just noticed it has ďtyresĒ on it. I donít think those are legal in the US. We drive (and pedal) on the right (meaning starboard *AND* correct) side of the road here. Thanks anyway.
That was to throw you off and determine if you might be Limaphobic. Guess it worked.
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Originally Posted by troul
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Old 05-10-21, 12:53 PM
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Originally Posted by caci
That was to throw you off and determine if you might be Limaphobic. Guess it worked.
I ainít scared. I respect your decision to identify your gender and preferences in any manner you choose. I celebrate you.
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I'd ride it but if I were buying it, the price would have to reflect a certain degree of risk. Dinged up carbon fiber is a wild card. Buyers don't like taking risk.
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Old 05-10-21, 06:11 PM
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Originally Posted by caci
What?
You called me limaphobic. I said Iím not scared.


Vvvvrrrrooooooommmmm! Right over the top!
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