Discussion in 'Vintage and Classic Bikes' started by porteous, 8 Jan 2012.
Can anything sold on Gumtree be trusted?
The first one you provided the link to looks to be totally original ... still the right chain rings and even the stem. A good buy.
Yes agree to that , i got in touch with the seller of the second one and it sounds like someone has painted over the lower section of the forks and it might well have a frozen seat post
Nice shot in stays for £75 bin
Raleigh Road Ace in Mitcham. ends today:
oddly set up ratty Aende £90 in Kennington, London. (stolen?)
That Aende is an absolute bargain wish i was nearer or seller offered carriage
It's an amazing price but I fear it might be an absolute steal. The same seller is flogging a locked iPhone with the claim, "I found it on the street, called the owner but she had called the insurance already so she wasn't interested in collecting it." hmmm...
I watch various item categories on Gumtree, most especially caravans, motorhomes and classic cars. As a result of this I normally send in somewhere 10 & 15 complaints each week asking for them to be withdrawn as they are very obviously fraudulent!!!
ratty Merlin (Bob Jackson) £120 BIN in Huddersfield:
Looks like a shed find.
A 'racing bike' in Richmond, London for £10. It seems to have a Brooks saddle.
It's gone within 2 hours - I'm not surprised at that price.
I always bid my budget, as the price climbs as bids come in until it ends, so I will either win at on or below budget or lose because it exceeded my budget
That's nice shame not local.
for anyone local to saint helens looking for a disc specific pannier rack he had four, now has three tortec expedition disc specific racks , very light they are too..
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