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Old 01-19-2013, 01:33 AM   #3271
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Catfish him!!! Set up another email acct/persona, shoot him an email offering to buy the bike and see what he says.

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Old 01-19-2013, 07:22 AM   #3272
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I can understand the seller if someone came by and waved $$$ in his face, let's say $300-$400 more than he was asking, to someone who is already that desperate to sell the bike well below market price that extra few hundred is a lot of reasons to back out of the deal and come up with some lame story. In theory once the deposit is placed you have a contract, I think RI state law says that VERBAL contracts up to $2500 are valid, which means a handshake deal on a $2000 bike is a contract that can be enforced by court, and if it's under $5K you can take it to small claims and end up on TV.
We had a written deal--deposit, vin# check # and amount, etc
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Old 01-19-2013, 07:36 AM   #3273
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Catfish him!!! Set up another email acct/persona, shoot him an email offering to buy the bike and see what he says.

I had someone send him an email a few days into it, ('cause the ad was still up)and didn't get any response, so I thought things were OK.
Randy --the ad still shows up if you click on the link, but,it's gone from craigslist
I'm just gonna chalk it up to experience, and not let this guy rent space in my head
Haven't got the check back yet though

I wonder if he put the price low to generate interest, & phone calls

I also can sort of understand that it's hard to ignore a higher offer, but he could have at least given me a phone call-we did have a written deal.
I guess common courtesy isn't all that common.



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Old 01-19-2013, 07:55 AM   #3274
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I had someone send him an email a few days into it, ('cause the ad was still up)and didn't get any response, so I thought things were OK.
Randy --the ad still shows up if you click on the link, but,it's gone from craigslist
I'm just gonna chalk it up to experience, and not let this guy rent space in my head
Haven't got the check back yet though

I wonder if he put the price low to generate interest, & phone calls

I also can sort of understand that it's hard to ignore a higher offer, but he could have at least given me a phone call-we did have a written deal.
I guess common courtesy isn't all that common.



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Old 01-20-2013, 06:28 PM   #3275
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Old 01-20-2013, 10:06 PM   #3276
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a KLR in nyc that's not stolen? unpossible

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Old 01-21-2013, 01:34 PM   #3277
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Old 01-21-2013, 04:11 PM   #3278
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Not mine Low mileage.
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Old 01-23-2013, 08:15 AM   #3279
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I just saw this. I'm not sure if it's a great deal or not but I figured I'd pass it along. This is at a dealer in CT.

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Old 01-23-2013, 02:06 PM   #3280
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xrl 650 seems reasonable..

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Old 01-23-2013, 03:06 PM   #3281
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http://nh.craigslist.org/mcy/3541781001.html

http://newjersey.craigslist.org/mcy/3498262472.html

http://newjersey.craigslist.org/mcy/3477393975.html

lots of 250 XRL's around

or: http://allentown.craigslist.org/mcy/3549169941.html

http://burlington.craigslist.org/mcy/3563104290.html

http://southjersey.craigslist.org/mcy/3560600628.html

http://philadelphia.craigslist.org/mcy/3516454935.html
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Old 01-23-2013, 03:38 PM   #3282
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I have a weak spot for inexpensive putt, putt bikes. I'd take any one of those.
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Old 01-24-2013, 07:22 AM   #3283
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Old 01-24-2013, 08:57 AM   #3284
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I have a weak spot for inexpensive putt, putt bikes. I'd take any one of those.
Yeah, me too. I use {searchtempest} and set a max price at $2000 and used the word "Dual" to find those.
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Old 01-24-2013, 12:27 PM   #3285
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