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    I can't stand the wait!

    I ordered a custom built bike (just custom components, not the frame) from a LBS over a month ago and it's still not ready. I phoned two weeks ago and the owner said it will be ready the next weekend. The weekend passes and still nothing. So I phoned again at the beginning of this week and he said it will be ready today, but still no phone call from him.

    How long does it normally take a bike store to build up a bike? I understand that it's summer and probably busy, but is more than a month normal? I think I'll drop by in person if it's still not ready in the next 2 weeks. It just kills me that the weather's great but my bike isn't ready.

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    exactly what custom components?

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    A mix of Shimano parts, a Brooks saddle, Salsa rims, Tektro brakes, Sugino crank - nothing fancy that I would imagine takes long to ship.

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    And its taken them over a month to do this? Come on, if all the parts are there a good wrench could do this in an afternoon. ok maybe add a couple of hours if they are building up the wheels.
    Last edited by Milice; 07-12-07 at 04:32 AM.

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    Hey guyz? Guyz? Wait up!! Siu Blue Wind's Avatar
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    My bike was supposed to have 105 all the way around but out of 12 distributors no cranks could be found. I had to upgrade if I wanted my bike at the time promised. 12 weeks.............
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