At 8:07 PM +0000 31/10/03, bhufford3@...
>> Hey, isn't that Mark Petry's bike?
>Really? I couldn't look past the bike before, but the cars in the photo sure
>look like that ferry is in the good old USA. The sizing looked odd to me as
>well, but that didn't trigger any suspicions. Scam? ... dang -- they sure
>how to play on our bike lust.
As others have pointed out, it is his bike -- this advertisement even uses
a picture from his website:
Whoever did this wasn't particularly clever when it came to choosing
bicycles, stealing images, and providing a description. This isn't exactly
a common bicycle, the background is a little too distinctive, the price
definitely seems low, and there's *no* description of the bike -- this
makes people ask questions that they might not otherwise ask. I can think
of better ways to run scams like this, but I'm not going to discuss them in