A whiff of burned metal and the padlock was off. They opened the door a crack and we all took a peek.
I glanced around, pretending to not to glance around.
The big guys, the ones whose names I knew, had on their best poker faces, but I could tell there was little interest. They, in turn, were taking their cues more from the cameras than the contents.
The cameras had on their poker faces as well. I could tell this wasn’t a setup.
But I knew bikes.
I opened the bid low and smiled.
Specialized would bring big bucks.
Have you ever seen Storage Wars? I have no clue if it is still on, but I saw it a couple of times many years ago. Funny. And you could tell that some units were setups. The usual suspects could usually sniff out the ones that had the big-money items hidden. Either that, or they just didn’t show the ones that were duds. Of course they didn’t show ones that others bought…
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