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Old 12-20-11, 09:40 AM
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Online bike purchase

Few days ago I was online and looking for Fuji limited edition bike that I have seen the picture somewhere, my research took mo to this site
http://www.sale-bikes.com/
So I checked the other bikes, they are all well below USA market, well as my research find this out http://www.scam.com/showthread.php?t=136502
Beware it is all scam from Indonesia. For example this Colnago clx 2 frame is $680.00 on their site, well it is over $2000.00 in USA

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Old 12-20-11, 09:50 AM
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yup, those indonesian mail order sites are often not to be trusted. pretty looking frame, though.
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Old 12-20-11, 10:10 AM
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I read the scam warning thread and could not find any mention of the sale-bikes name, but then I clicked on one of the items (colnago Master) and they don't even have an option to select a size. There is something fishy going on here!

Thanks for the info!
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Old 12-20-11, 10:42 AM
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A few more items they are selling:

Campagnolo Super Record Ultra-Torque 11sp Groupset


Price: $700.00

(nothing fishy about that at all!)

And, more hilariously, the Cannondale Flash Carbon 4 (which sells at the British shop Evans Cycles for 1999 British pounds (approx 3100 USD)) is on sale at sale-bikes for 942 USD. Wow! What a deal! Let's look at the details on the Flash Carbon 4 given by bike-sales.com...

"Weight: Approx. 22.06lbs (10.01kg) for the Medium Size. (PLEASE NOTE: Weight is approximate and is provided by Evans Cycles as a guide only, actual weight may vary due to manufacturing processes and other factors)"
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Old 12-20-11, 11:45 AM
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i would totally get it. you are never going to get a better deal, and buying a bike online is the best way to go. please order online and tell us how it went.
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Old 12-20-11, 02:09 PM
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I also like the "mud-flap girl" silhouette at the top of their web page. Very classy, and quite in keeping with the sport of cycling.
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Originally Posted by LarDasse74 View Post
......, but then I clicked on one of the items (colnago Master) and they don't even have an option to select a size. There is something fishy going on here!

Thanks for the info!
nothing fishy about that at all. high end bikes like cervelo (which i clicked on) and colnago only come in one size. size AWESOME!!!
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