Lost a Look 585 Optimum in West Yorks?

by worthydolt   October 23, 2012  

If so, you may want to check http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Custom-Look-Mens-Racing-Bike-/130789318083?pt=...

If the ad's legit, I unreservedly apologize for the inference.

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Does appear to be too good to be true Thinking

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posted by FATBEGGARONABIKE [605 posts]
23rd October 2012 - 13:56

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Doesn't everyone sell their bikes super cheap when the wheels are slightly out of true?
I also scrap my cars when the ashtrays are full. Perfectly reasonable behaviour.

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posted by Chris [111 posts]
23rd October 2012 - 14:02

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why wait for the wheels to get buckled? a puncture's enough for me to fire up ebay Big Grin

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posted by Dave Atkinson [7506 posts]
23rd October 2012 - 14:47

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Cleaning your bike isn't worth the trouble, stick it on ebay, and you'll get PAID not to!

Sir Velo

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posted by Raleigh [1733 posts]
23rd October 2012 - 16:46

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Wow, you guys go to extreme's, punctures and cleaning.......ONE tiny piece of girt on my shiny tyres. Thats it, the bike has got to go, its not ridable, safe or nice looking anymore Devil

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posted by Gkam84 [9040 posts]
23rd October 2012 - 18:18

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Well, in these tough economic times, I think we can at least afford to blow off the grit.

But I suppose you're right, anything that needs physical removal from any one of my bikes can only mean only one thing...

Devil

(I think Gkam and I will have to fight over who has exclusive ownership of this little guy: Devil we can't both be evil.)

Devil

Sir Velo

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posted by Raleigh [1733 posts]
23rd October 2012 - 18:47

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You can have him Not Talking

I think that might be why I have so many bikes. I should learn to put up with imperfections, but being Mr Perfect, Its difficult Day Dreaming

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posted by Gkam84 [9040 posts]
23rd October 2012 - 19:42

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Old Ebay trick. A low reserve and a sniper mate get the bids buzzing.

posted by The Rumpo Kid [590 posts]
23rd October 2012 - 21:02

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Yeah, everyone will be watching that because it looks a bargain, the seller and a mate will then inflate the price to a reasonable value as it get's closer to sale time and hope that a few people stay interested.

posted by drheaton [3429 posts]
24th October 2012 - 7:22

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Somebody once tried to steal one of my bikes by repeatedly hitting my D-locks with a big hammer didn't do anything to the locks but did buckle one rim and put a big dent in the side of the other rim. the oik ran off when challenged by a station staffer Now I'm not suggesting but Thinking

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posted by FATBEGGARONABIKE [605 posts]
24th October 2012 - 9:11

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I was thinking that they were buckled during the ride-it-like-you-stole-it journey away from the cafe.

A clubmate had his nicked at half seven on Sunday morning! He'd nipped in the shop for flapjack before setting off. Talk about opportunist.

Last night I would have considered trading a very loud baby for a really nice bike.

posted by notfastenough [3475 posts]
24th October 2012 - 9:18

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Everyone still watching this? Wink Wink

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posted by Gkam84 [9040 posts]
29th October 2012 - 18:11

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I don't think anyone will be seeing money for this with the dodgy bids Devil

http://offer.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewBids&_trksid=p2047675.l2565...

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posted by Gkam84 [9040 posts]
29th October 2012 - 20:11

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