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Old 07-17-21, 01:15 PM
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Imagine my surprise...

Seeing my bike advertised for sale on several online sites, and it's not and never has been for sale.

https://www.beautifulcity365.top/Pro...57656&pr=76.99

So don't buy this one! I wonder how often they pull this stunt?
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Old 07-17-21, 01:57 PM
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Interesting. The reviews don't even seem to be talking about a bike.
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Old 07-17-21, 03:39 PM
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Make an offer. If you pay less than what it is worth you get a bargain. If you get more than it is worth you come out ahead. How can you lose?
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Old 07-17-21, 06:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Iride01 View Post
Interesting. The reviews don't even seem to be talking about a bike.
What do you mean? It looks soft and cozy to me.
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Old 07-17-21, 06:12 PM
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What did my credit card be rejected?
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Old 07-17-21, 06:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Shp4man View Post
Seeing my bike advertised for sale on several online sites, and it's not and never has been for sale.

https://www.beautifulcity365.top/Pro...57656&pr=76.99

So don't buy this one! I wonder how often they pull this stunt?
The website is not selling the bike depicted in the photograph, but a photograph of that bike.
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Old 07-17-21, 06:20 PM
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Funny. If you refresh the page, the comments keep changing.
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Old 07-17-21, 06:32 PM
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It's almost like it's not a legitimate site.
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Old 07-17-21, 06:42 PM
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Everything they sell costs about $75!
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Old 07-17-21, 07:41 PM
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It's almost like it's not a legitimate site.
It's almost as if they don't actually have anything for sale and are only attempting to surreptitiously collect credit card numbers in order to gain money dishonestly.
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Old 07-17-21, 07:42 PM
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Originally Posted by SoSmellyAir View Post
The website is not selling the bike depicted in the photograph, but a photograph of that bike.
I'm pretty sure they're not even selling that.
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Old 07-17-21, 07:43 PM
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Originally Posted by krakhaus View Post
Funny. If you refresh the page, the comments keep changing.
And the comments talk about how great these "things" are. Like they're totally generic comments they can constantly recycle for other scam sites.
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Old 07-18-21, 02:38 AM
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This is another site that does it. They have my Swobo for sale. And they've insulted me by listing it for only $69.99

https://www.aa-99.top/ProductDetail....13983&pr=69.99

The description next to the picture is the title of my post on this site.

https://www.bikeforums.net/singlespe...ccomplice.html
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Old 07-18-21, 07:58 AM
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Originally Posted by SoSmellyAir View Post
The website is not selling the bike depicted in the photograph, but a photograph of that bike.
Or a plastic model?
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Old 07-18-21, 05:32 PM
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Everything on that site is like 75 bucks, what a bargain! I'm buying two of everything...
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Old 07-19-21, 08:18 AM
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Sell the bike directly to yourself and cut out the middleman!
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Old 07-19-21, 02:52 PM
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Sell the bike directly to yourself and cut out the middleman!
And insist on paying cash. That way, they won't be able to steal your CC info!
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Old 07-19-21, 04:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Shp4man View Post
Seeing my bike advertised for sale on several online sites, and it's not and never has been for sale.

https://www.beautifulcity365.top/Pro...57656&pr=76.99

So don't buy this one! I wonder how often they pull this stunt?
Looks like they're only selling the impression of it. Sounds like hopes & prayers.
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Old 07-19-21, 04:41 PM
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How big exactly is the 5x version? Interested!
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Originally Posted by JanMM View Post
Everything they sell costs about $75!
I actually found a site last week selling 12 girvin forks at $80 a piece. A real huh moment. Each listing had the same rotated six commenters
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