There have been a number of scam transactions attempted on the site recently – we strongly suggest that you use a third party, such as a bike shop or escrow company for all transactions not done in person.



Contact Peter Horrill
2085377487
Boise, Idago, Unnited States
$ 3,000.00

Co-Motion Cycles Tandem: Model: PERISCOPE/TOPEDO 700 Co-Pilot; Frame type: Co-Pilot Tandem; Frame Size: Large; this versatile tandem can be adjusted to fit just about anyone. 700c wheel size. 11-34 10spd Cassette. Beautiful color:Purple. This S&S coupler equipped tandem with suitcase portability can be easily packed for tours. Hardly used since purchased (2010) Has Original Owner's Guide and User Manual.

Details
bicycle frame material: Steel
bicycle type: Tandem
brake type: disc (mechanical)
condition: excellent
electric assist: none
frame size: LARGE
make / manufacturer: Co-Motion
model name / number: Periscope/Topedo
serial number: T10708
suspension: frame and fork (full suspension)
wheel size: 700C
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The TCA cannot guarantee the accuracy or authenticity of any ad placed on this website. Therefore, buyers should be mindful that internet-based transactions — long distance, or in person, have certain inherent risks. Buyers and Sellers are both at risk for theft by fraud and any face-to-face meetings also present risks related to theft as well as personal safety. Please take time to do some research about buying and selling from one of the many articles that you’ll find on line, such as one of these:

http://netsecurity.about.com/od/advancedsecurity/a/How-To-Stay-Safe-On-Craigslist.htm
https://www.craigslist.org/about/scams
http://www.kbb.com/car-advice/articles/protecting-yourself-from-online-fraud/ (it applies to bikes also)
http://www.peterwhitecycles.com/scams.htm

You may also want to think about the following (courtesy of Mark Livingood):

Ideally, most buyers and sellers prefer to find one another in close enough proximity to permit a face-to-face meeting, a physical inspection of the tandem and, of course, a test ride; perhaps even an extended test ride. Fortunately, at least in all my dealings with private sellers, buyers and tandem-specialty dealers or builders, long distance transactions have always been quite pleasant and ended up with no surprises. So, while there is some degree of risk, if you’re willing to trust your “gut” on a long distance transaction neither you nor the other party should end up being any worse for wear if everyone keeps their cards on the table throughout the transaction.

NOTE: A detailed sales contract should be drawn up for all long distance transactions. Language should be included that spells out all provisions regarding who has responsibility for the tandems shipment, under what conditions the buyer may decline to accept the tandem at the time of delivery and who will bear the responsibility for shipping costs. As an example, sales agreements should plainly state if the seller clearly mis-represented the condition or features of the tandem, or it was damaged in route, they bear the burden for a remedy subject to approval by the buyer. If the buyer simply changes their mind for any reason and no longer wants the tandem, they bear the burden for all shipping costs. In some cases, buyers and sellers may want to use a trusted, local bike shop as an agent for receiving and inspecting the tandem to protect their mutual interests.

The use of a third party escrow service may also aid your transaction.