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C40HP on Ebay(8 posts)

C40HP on EbayVelojon
Mar 7, 2003 11:33 AM
I'd be beware of this seller on Ebay (Item # 271548533). He will only ship the frame (from Spain) once paid by Western Union wire transfer. He won't do a UPS or FEDEX COD transaction
Scam. (nm)Alexx
Mar 7, 2003 12:13 PM
re: C40HP on Ebaycrewman
Mar 7, 2003 5:13 PM
THere is now 16 bids for that bike, Yikes!!!
I hope they're not stupid enough....desmo
Mar 7, 2003 5:34 PM
to think they're going to actually get a bike. That one is just sad.
re: C40HP on EbayRob Sal
Mar 8, 2003 2:28 AM
Can someone registered with eBay not ask him the usuall questions about size etc and catch him out?
re: C40HP on EbayVelojon
Mar 8, 2003 6:10 AM
I did. I fact I asked him if he could build a bike with Campy Record/Ksyrium. He immediately emailed me back and said he'd sell me the built bike for 2500 Euros (about $2500). I told him I'd be in Europe next week and would bring the money/pick it up from him then, but he said Western Union wire transfer was the only way he'd deal. This is a scam and I'm going to try and warn the others. Hopefully the winning bidder will realize this and not actually wire money.
SOLD!!!!!!!!crewman
Mar 8, 2003 3:51 PM
The bike was sold to a guy named "c40dreamin " for US $2,225.00.

There's a sucker born every minute.
SOLD!!!!!!!!Velojon
Mar 11, 2003 7:05 AM
I wrote the guy that bought the bike to warn him about a possible scam. He emailed me back that he and others had already lost money to the "seller" on other bikes, so they now outbid everybody else whenever this guy tries to sell another item to protect other potential buyers. Pretty cool.