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Old 11-20-19, 10:24 AM
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I stopped selling on ebay a few months back after the following experience.

Posted the above '71 Raleigh International with a BIN price. Got a question from someone that went something like this:

"All bikes have hidden issues. What are yours?"

Immediately realized what I was being asked. I'd have to do a complete overhaul just to discover whatever "hidden" issues lurk beneath. Not something I wanted to spend a few hours doing.

So it wouldn't matter what disclaimers I'd attached to the listing, if this person bought the bike, there would be heck to pay. Not going there.

I removed the listing and haven't put another one up since. On something like a nearly 50-year-old bike, too many variables, too many buyer expectations. Ebay is not where I want to be right now.
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