Bargain - Anybody fancy a new bike?

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by punkypossum, 23 Mar 2008.

  1. punkypossum

    punkypossum Donut Devil

  2. Danny

    Danny Legendary Member

    Is this for real?
  3. Maz

    Maz Guru

    looks genuine enough...a bargain for someone, although i'm not too keen on the colour.
  4. mr Mag00

    mr Mag00 rising member

    Deepest Dorset
    illiterate t*t on ebay
  5. stevenb

    stevenb New Member

    South Beds.
    Oxford by location.....

    Not Oxford by education...:becool:
  6. Zoiders

    Zoiders New Member

    Ice Station Zebra
    He speaketh in tongues!

    Dent on the cranks and a broken spoke? sounds like damge from the lock being smashed/cut/car jacked off
  7. Gerry Attrick

    Gerry Attrick Lincolnshire Mountain Rescue Consultant

    Hmmm....the man/woman composes an attractive advertisement. Who is it supposed to appeal to?
  8. stevenb

    stevenb New Member

    South Beds.
    Doesn't sound like the bikes proper owner....sounds like a google search has made his advert....look at the saddle height and angle........not well set up.
    Painted frame too.......change of identity to overt any onlooking theft victim.
    Fishier than a fish market to me.....hmmm
  9. Smokin Joe

    Smokin Joe Legendary Member

    Wonder where he got the Record titanium groupset?
  10. LLB

    LLB Guest

    Wikkid innit :blush:
  11. Fab Foodie

    Fab Foodie hanging-on in quiet desperation ...


    I'm pretty local! Vry iffy f u ask mi.

    Apart from the appalling text.
    From the look of the welding it's a pretty poor frame, Resprayed....why? Who in the know would buy a re-sprayed shoot-made alu frame and carbon forks, covering-up anything? Cannondale stickers=Cannondale frame?
    The Wheels are made of cheese and found on Cheap £250 discounted Saracens. The forks are familiar shaped, but I don't know where from.
    The Campag looks OK.

    Nope, It looks a dodgy bitsa special, not to be touched with a barge-pole.
  12. Zoiders

    Zoiders New Member

    Ice Station Zebra
    If you look at the picture of the hanger its also got rack and guard eyes, I think its an old carrera virtuoso with stolen bits and a respray

    We have an 8 year old frame, newish wheels, campag groupset from another bike as well

    All put together by a semi-literate mong who more than likely works in Halfords

  13. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
    Thank goodness it's got Campag, it'll never tempt me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  14. walker

    walker New Member

    Bromley, Kent
    He Sounds Jamaican
  15. Danny

    Danny Legendary Member

    No he doesn't. This is the way most young people communicate with each other these days via text or MSN. My 15 year old son has no trouble understanding the listing, but agreed that no one was likely to bid with a listing written like that.

    Most you people can of course switch between text speak and normal English, and know when to do so. However this is clearly not a skill that has yet been learnt by the seller.
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