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This just happened to me. After a week wait for him to "move funds" I went to cash this check paying for the Norton (I let him take the bike, even loaned him my trailer)
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Bank lady sez um this is written for $5!!!!! (written line takes precedence)
Gulp!
 
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Guy drove right back up with a corrected check. (and a bottle of wine) I was out snagging another bike (story at 10) Allison got the check, Damn
 
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You are very lucky gggGary!

To answer an earlier question: Regarding test rides, in the UK it seems the norm to state that test rides require a deposit of the full asking price in cash.
 

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I hardly write checks anymore but reminds me of the times I went to our local Hardware Hank store and when I wrote the checks I signed it Hardware Hank for some reason. Banks always cashed it.
So it goes to prove there are a lot of honest people out there.
 

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This same story happened here many years ago. Not to me but I heard about it. I have let a buyer ride my bike but I was on his bike that he rode up on. :) I have let folks take a car for a test ride but I kept his license.

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@650Skull thanks for posting this story. I read the full thread and am happy the thief was caught. I am interested in seeing the final fall out.
 
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