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 Post subject: Fake TIME RXRS on ebay
PostPosted: Tue Apr 03, 2012 11:07 pm 
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/BNIB-2012-Time- ... 4ab60f3038" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 12:16 am 
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What makes you think it's fake?

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 12:28 am 
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The fork doesn't look right. No serial no. label on the fork. The word "Fluid Ride" on the inside of the fork seems off and too much red painted on the inside.

The bottom bracket face is not supposed to be painted black, just bare alloy.

There was a link awhile back about how to identify the fake : https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set ... 529&type=3

But this frame looks like it's been updated with a newer paint job to make it look similar. But I am not 100% sure unless we get better pics.

Like everyone said, if the price is too good to be true, than it's not.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 12:36 am 
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Well, it looks like someone bought a fake one then: the auction is over, item sold.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 12:51 am 
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TIME have confirmed it's a fake...

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 1:03 am 
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in description writes: medium frame in size small :lol:

what frame is this so? pictures are same as original time

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 1:29 am 
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fake time rxrs too, what is next fake colnago's epq or fake cyfac.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 2:13 am 
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seller said it was "OEM". isn't that code?

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 2:17 am 
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ebay is a cesspool


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 2:31 am 
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seller said is from time factory ?? :noidea:

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 3:01 am 
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just like on the facebook link, the pics on ebay on the seat tube say, "you won meddonize your performance" instead of "you won't recognize your performance". so it's a fake.


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 3:21 am 
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and all this reminds me of a long standing desire: purchase (real) Time RXRS frameset, remove all decals, apply my own design for Time graphics. :? The standard graphics from the factory are not to my desire.

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 Post subject: Fake TIME RXRS on ebay
PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 3:43 am 
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And some person paid quite a lot for it unfortunately...

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 3:52 am 
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Probably bought from here

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 04, 2012 5:43 am 
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roca rule wrote:
fake time rxrs too, what is next fake colnago's epq or fake cyfac.


There is already a fake Colnago EPS. It's been out awhile. Time is the newest fake OEM frameset.


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