Seems it all ended well when he got booted off EBay. The bike was pretty
nice, with diamond chainstays (what ever they called them - "daimondique" or
something like that, short point lugs, etc. Model "Super Prestige".
>From: PeterGrenader <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>To: Donald Dundee <email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Re: EBay Shenanigans - Beware
>Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2000 15:57:57 -0600
>Further update: I wrote this guy and he admitted, with tons of attitude
>with it, that '1woeman' is in fact his dad in Austin and he was
>trying to jack the price up. I believe this is against eBay's guidelines.
>Could someone verify this before I make a formal complaint?
>Donald Dundee wrote:
> > There is a pretty nice DeRosa on Ebay, item number 475626185. Worth, in
> > guess, about $900 tops. However, I looked at the bid history and
> > struck me kinda funny. The current bidder, "hoelman", has the price up
> > around $1100. Prior to his bid, "1woeman" jacked the bid 8 times after
> > "1woeman", to the current price. Prior to this, "hoelman" was outbid
> > times by "1woeman".
> > so, I checked both the seller "cjbuilder" and "1woeman". Although they
> > in two different cities in the southwest, they both have the same last
> > "Sowers".
> > Sounds very fishy.
> > Nice bike, but unscrupulous behavior may prevail.
> > Ken Denny
> > Boston, MA