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Just been on Ebay scouting for cheap frames and came across some "unbelievable" deals through a shop called Vince Cycles.
All seems a bit good to be true and their feedback and contact information is a bit sketchy.

Just wondered if anyone had ever heard or dealt with them?
 

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Na, someone i know enquired with them, they wanted a wired money transfer only.
Too fishy for my liking.
It reminds me of a similar situation not long ago where a shop didn't actually exist and many people lost their cash, do a search on here,i'm pretty sure it was posed on here not long ago.
 

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Bogus Vince Cycles?

Yeah, I checked into this company too. I am fairly certain it is a scam. I called Charleston Chamber of commerce and some other bike shops in the city and nobody has heard about it. I also checked to see if they had a business license on file, and there was not.

Bums me out to see this s%$# on ebay or anywhere. I did send the company an email, and now I am a bit worried that they could use my message for "evil doing" Of course I didn't provide any personal details but am not savy enough to know if someone could use info from an email to do me wrong. Any thoughts?
 

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i just pulled this off another forum in Oz, regarding vince cycles.

Check this out. I emailed Cannondale in the States to see if they'd even heard of this store, and they sent me this reply from their legal dept;

"This is not a CBC dealer! This is utterly bogus. These same people, using the same photos and site design have previously operated as "Great Divide" and "Volin" and "Moby" "bike shops". These are serial scammers. One of their earlier "addresses" was in Montana!

I am copying an eBay expert at Trek who has more experience in this area and has contact with the FBI re fraudulent sites. These bad actors have been at this since at least Sept of 2005 with different "store fronts". "

Be careful out there!!!!
 
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