Re: [CR]This one takes the cake---Truly is the Stupidest on eBay so far


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From: "Ed Braley" <edbraley@maine.rr.com>
To: "Jerry Moos" <moos@penn.com>, <Bikerdaver@aol.com>
Cc: <Ebbikes@aol.com>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
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Subject: Re: [CR]This one takes the cake---Truly is the Stupidest on eBay so far
Date: Thu, 1 Feb 2001 19:09:30 -0500


A Lambert fork? Heck, no, but there's a truly vile Lambert frameset complete with the death fork offered with a "Buy it Now" price of $450! Oh, and the $30 disposal, err shipping fee, too.

http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1110424339

That was the funniest thing I'd seen all day...

Ed.


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From: "Jerry Moos"
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Sent: Thursday, February 01, 2001 4:30 PM
Subject: Re: [CR]This one takes the cake---Truly is the Stupidest on eBay so


far


> I don't know, I think Mike Kone's parodies of these auctions a while
> back still have the prize for funniest auctions. This latest auction
> almost inspires me to auction a Huret Jubilee rear I got from Mike. I
> ordered a VG Jubilee from Mike, and either as an honest mistake or a
> wicked practical joke, I received an incredibly beat one with missing
> jockey wheels and mangled cage, which he had been offering for $5. When
> I emailed him about the error, he started his response with "Gee, you
> should have seen the BAD one". I received my VG, of course, plus he let
> me keep the beat one free, still don't know if he planned the joke or it
> just happened, but it was a good laugh. Maybe I should put it on eBay
> with a caption like "A little rough, but should clean up OK". I also
> have a pair of cracked AVA bars that would fit into the same caetgory.
> Anyone have any Lambert forks to auction while we're at it?
>
> Regards,
>
> Jerry Moos
>
> Bikerdaver@aol.com wrote:
>
> > In a message dated 2/1/01 11:38:07 AM PST, Ebbikes@aol.com writes:
> >
> > > Here is the stupidest thing I have seen on an ebay auction.<<
> > >
> > I could not agree more!!
> > Dave Anderson