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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by MMcG, Sep 13, 2005.

  1. MMcG

    MMcG Ride till you puke!

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  2. BikeGeek

    BikeGeek BrewMonkey

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    But everyone knows that the fork arch always goes in the front. :D
     
  3. firetoole

    firetoole duch bag

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    Wooo Tulips!!!!
    no that's just the new "06 reverse reverse arch"
     
  4. MMcG

    MMcG Ride till you puke!

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    about a month ago that same seller had that same bike listed for a buy it now of something like $3,500!!!! Insane!
     
  5. stinkyboy

    stinkyboy Plastic Santa

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    You know someone's been riding it like that too...

    :D
     
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    captainpolution Turbo Monkey

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    haha it took me a bit cause i figured it was int he back

    geez, what a retard
     
  7. stinkyboy

    stinkyboy Plastic Santa

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    golgiaparatus Out of my element

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    the chain is upside down
     
  9. bluebug32

    bluebug32 Asshat

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    I'm starting to lose my patience with Ebay. For the past month I'd been trying to find a decently priced entry-level road bike and every time I found one, someone bid sniped it from me during the last 20 seconds.
     
  10. stinkyboy

    stinkyboy Plastic Santa

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    Holy crap, that place is close to my house! I just found a new LBS!
     
  11. Barbaton

    Barbaton Turbo Monkey

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    I thought it was the mounting of the rear shock (backwards to the way mine is...)
     
  12. Slugman

    Slugman Frankenbike

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    Try looking for an inexpensive digital camera... for some odd reason the ones I was looking at (3 megapixel point and shoot) all jump up to the same price range at about the same time ($70 when less than 2 days left... $100 when 1 day left - regardless of what the price is or how many previous bids.). But I'm sure it's all legit :rolleyes:
     
  13. Potroast88

    Potroast88 YouTube Boy

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    I've been in that pawn shop!! I bought a bass guitar from them.
     
  14. droplover

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    You need to bid snipe them in the last 10sec. or 5sec......that'll show 'em! :D
     
  15. lovebunny

    lovebunny can i lick your balls?

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    haha i new it as soon as you said somethings not installed properly. i clicked it and was like i bet its a mamnitou fork
     
  16. droplover

    droplover Monkey

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    Ciaran Fear my banana

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    That's how I do it. You either need to watch and snipe or go big on the bid.
     
  18. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    They're probably using esnipe - you should too. :D
     
  19. robdamanii

    robdamanii OMG! <3 Tom Brady!

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    Why pay money to do something that I can do for free?
     
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    Isnt there a website/program that snipes for you(not sure if it has been banned by ebay). I know someone a couple of years ago that used them all the time. It was pretty slick, he got a couple of old Jaguars for real cheap
     
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    Biscuit Turbo Monkey

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    Man! I've been working on a design to mount the disc brake to the right side (so I can turn left faster) and somebody goes and beats me to it.
     
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    PatBranch Turbo Monkey

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    Oh I know, its not rootbeer, and it has a crapipou. :p

    What an idiot.........

    Can the fork take the abusive forces that way?
     
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    buildyourown Turbo Monkey

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    Well, obviosly your girl can't do it, otherwise she wouldn't be complaining.
    auctionsniper.com If you can't beat 'em, join 'em.
    It's super cheap (less than 25 cents), lets you change your mind, and gets you lots of stuff for less than suckers pay.

    Oh, and it's not illegal. eBay has no idea that it's auctionsniper placing the bid and not you.
     
  24. robdamanii

    robdamanii OMG! <3 Tom Brady!

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    If they snipe me over my maximum bid, how am I sniped?

    I bid my highest bid in the last 30 seconds. If someone goes over...oh well.
     
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    Outside magazine had a buyers guide section about a year ago and in it they had a Blur and 2 other bikes, all with backwards-mounted Manitous. I was appalled.

    How much of an idiot do you have to be? Disc is on the other side, you have negative rake (I think it's called rake), the crown is pointing backwards, stickers are going backwards, often there's a "Reverse Arch" sticker somewhere on the fork...
     
  26. The Toninator

    The Toninator Muffin

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    You sir are an obvious but under estimated genius.
     
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    :stupid: I just found a new mechanic.
     
  28. BMXman

    BMXman I wish I was Canadian

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    that's what I use...and you only pay them if you win...D
     
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    i asked the guy if he would fix the fork if I bought it. said he didnt know anything about it but would knock a few bucks off.
     
  30. robdamanii

    robdamanii OMG! <3 Tom Brady!

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    I asked something as well. I asked if he was aware the fork was on backwards and here is the reply, copied from my ebay....

    "I am fully aware of the fact that the forks are on backwards. im going to try to get those fix'd soon and then post up some pictures. If anything i will change the price of the auction if i cannnot have a tech fix it. thank you. "

    Dumb as a goddamned rock....