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Old 05-24-13, 01:34 PM
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too good to be true?

I was browsing ebay for bike parts and came across these for only around 70 a pop?
They usually retail for 300 so are these fake? or some refurbished units?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/2013-New-Red...item2a2c847ae0
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Old 05-24-13, 01:47 PM
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sounds like a scam

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Those things are ad fake as my ex-wife's breasts.
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Given the whole point of the 3T Routundo is that its a traditional bend bar and the bar in the pictures is compact, that's a pretty good give away...

Real:



ebay:


3t specs:
Drop: 139mm
Reach: 83mm
201g

ebay specs:
Drop: 128mm
Reach: 83mm
220g +/- 20g.

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Originally Posted by Lacie123401 View Post
They usually retail for 300 so are these fake?
To save yourself headaches now and in the future, always remember that the words, eBay, 3T, and China used on the same webpage equal fake.
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What's funny is the seller has almost a 98% rating. That means either they sell many real things or they have a lot of dumb buyers
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Just fyi, 97.8% is NOT good rating by any means on fleabay.
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Just fyi, 97.8% is NOT good rating by any means on fleabay.
Correct. Anything below 99.5 % is suspicious. Below 99% red flag.
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