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Old 09-10-19, 08:27 AM
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Surly LHT

This bike is for sale on Craiglist and it looks like an incredible price. Any comments on value or the bike itself are appreciated.

https://delaware.craigslist.org/bik/...973088131.html
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Old 09-10-19, 08:33 AM
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The price makes me think it's stolen.
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Old 09-10-19, 09:14 AM
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Not a 54cm and not aluminum and not a suspension fork. Owner doesn't know what they have.
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Old 09-10-19, 09:46 AM
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I realized that the frame is not aluminum, and that there is no suspension. I cannot tell sizes too well just by looking at a picture. However, the bike is listed on another Philadelphia C'list for $275 with the exact sme listing. I agree that the seller does not know what the bike is, and that is probably stolen. Too good to be true.
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Old 09-10-19, 09:53 AM
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Maybe stolen. Given that the ad is on more than one CL at different prices, it likely is an attempt to trick someone out of their money. Gee I miss the days when all you got were e-mails from Nigeria that you had inherited a million dollars but you needed to forward some cash to some lawyers in Timbuktu . . . .
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Old 09-10-19, 11:29 PM
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It's on the DE CL and the philly CL...but that's reasonable since the listed town is a stone's throw from PA. It's basically a far suburb.

Not saying it isn't stolen, no comment there.
Just saying the multiple listing isn't anything I would think twice about.
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Old 09-11-19, 09:21 PM
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It's got "26.5" wheels -- are those the next big thing?
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Old 09-12-19, 06:19 AM
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Clueless sellers can be the best deals. Worth checking out.
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Could be stolen. It's worth checking bikeindex.org to see if there are any reported stolen bikes that match the description in the area. If not, then, that's a fantastic deal! Definitely not a 54cm frame...seller isn't sure what they've got. A Surly LHT will typically sell for $500-$1000 in my area (Seattle), sometimes even more depending on upgrades.
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