Re: [CR]Craig's list


Example: Events:Cirque du Cyclisme:2002

From: gpvb1@comcast.net
To: "Ted E. Baer" <wickedsky@sbcglobal.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Craig's list
Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2004 19:57:59 +0000
cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

I think the fact that you can can go and see the item(s) in question prior to a potential purchase is clearly the key to your success there.....

Greg Parker
Ann Arbor, Michigan


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> Greg,

\r?\n>

\r?\n> You are missing out on a heck of a lot deals. In

\r?\n> general, people are good. Sure there are a few scams,

\r?\n> but we need to look beyond that. I have found a ton

\r?\n> of stuff on CL for cheap!

\r?\n>

\r?\n> Ted Baer

\r?\n> Palo Alto, CA

\r?\n>

\r?\n> --- gpvb1@comcast.net wrote:

\r?\n>

\r?\n> > Date: Sat, 11 Dec 2004 21:55:33 -0500

\r?\n> > From:

\r?\n> > To:

\r?\n> > Subject: [CR]Craig's list

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > I'm just curious, has anyone on the list ever

\r?\n> > purchased a bike off of Craig's

\r?\n> > list?

\r?\n> > Fred Durrette

\r?\n> > Summerville, SC

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > Good question! All the bikes I've seen references to

\r?\n> > on Craig's list have been either: A) highly likely a

\r?\n> > scam, or B) priced at 2-3 times their market value

\r?\n> > IMO. Not somewhere I'd generally go to look for a

\r?\n> > "bargain," that's for sure....

\r?\n> > YAMMV.

\r?\n> > Greg "no such thing as a free lunch" Parker

\r?\n> > Ann Arbor, Michigan