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 Post subject: Re: Bike
PostPosted: Fri Sep 06, 2013 5:17 pm 
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Hmmmmm........I'm confused now.Have I missed something or should I should I stop drinking at lunchtime :facepalm:

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 Post subject: Re: Bike
PostPosted: Fri Sep 06, 2013 5:27 pm 
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Vinevo wrote:
retrofit wrote:
Where is the bike?

There never was one, just some expensive Grafton Speed Controller brakes, far more than what John was recently selling them for, little bit of embarrassment on here I think.

Caught out is a better description Ash :D

PostPosted: Fri Sep 06, 2013 5:32 pm 
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And deleted first post:

1cortina wrote:
I have 2 sets (F&R) Brakes and hangers available. Everything is 100% New. All Paperwork included.

-Grafton Speed Controllers in Turquoise - $550 Pair
-Ultimate Machine Company Cable Hangers Turquoise = $50

-Grafton Speed Controllers in 3DV Purple $550 Pair
-Grafton Fat Finger Cable Hangers 3DV Purple - $150

Everything will be shipped from the USA at buyers expense.

 Post subject: Re: Bike
PostPosted: Fri Sep 06, 2013 6:18 pm 
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Sounds like someone was trying to make a few hundred percent profit overnight. Not cool...not here.
John is great people too. :evil:

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 Post subject: Re: Bike
PostPosted: Fri Sep 06, 2013 10:20 pm 

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Thank you all. When I saw this I was pissed. Nothing I can really do about it. Just so you all know I have always tried to be fair and honest since I started back in the 80's. What brakes I do have left go for about $50.00 more than they did 20 years ago. When I saw that some items were being sold at over 3 times what I sold them for, like I said I was pissed off. I might have said some things about this seller that I shouldn't have, but too late now. I like to sell to builders and enthusiast of vintage bikes not people that want to sell again only for profit. I still have to make some of the parts myself in my small shop. I'am offended when I spend a weekend putting together a couple sets of brakes only to have them resold, not even having opened the packaging, that I personally put together. Anyway, I ramble on. I just want to say that I really thank all of you that still appreciate and support the Grafton name. P.S. I'm having some of the original Grafton Performance frame decals made up. I will be sending some out to all that have purchased anything from me lately. I have your addresses on file, so hopefully you will see them soon.

Love you guy's

John Grafton

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