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Old 08-13-14, 01:08 PM   #1
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VELOCALS review

I just received my VELOCALS stickers for a 1970 Gitane Grand Sport de Luxe.
The price was $50 shipped... maybe it's just me, but it's just waay too much. Also, they break apart a set of stickers that come with one bike and sell them separately (see attached pic - they sell this for extra $15 even though it's part of the same set), as if i'm buying stickers for different bikes, so my total came up to about $65 for what should've been a single set of decals for a single bike.

Anyway, the fonts are sloppily matched, they look like original only to a typographically challenged person. If you see no difference, for example, between Arial and Verdana, then it's no problem. Tons of mistakes in colors, width of the lines, etc. Sloppy job. I left them a Positive feedback on ebay, but it's not like if i really had a choice there.
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Old 02-02-16, 10:43 AM   #2
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I've never had the opportunity to use their stickers and it's nice to see someone is trying. However, my initial experience is they have terrible customer or potential customer service. I have a 1980 Fuji Newest that I wanted to investigate if they had a set that could help me with one of the stickers I required. Although they have many Fuji sets it didn't appear they had one for the 1978-1980 Newest.

Bottom line is I sent about five emails, an eBay question and called their website telephone number which only sent me to an answering machine. No reply from them at all! I run my own business and that's just a terrible way to run a business. Heck I'd except "sorry we don't have anything that you can use" as an answer, but to simply blow off people. I guess the field is open for someone who knows how to run a business to put Velocal out of theirs.
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Old 02-02-16, 11:45 AM   #3
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I used Velocals for my 86 3rensho. At the time, way cheaper than any alternative. I was happy with the quality and communication. That was several years ago, though.

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Old 02-02-16, 09:41 PM   #4
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I have had excellent luck with Velocal. I did a very nice vintage Pinarello and a Ciocc with their products. Perfect fit and appearance. A bit high priced but by head and shoulders the best out there.

Just my experience.
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Old 02-02-16, 09:53 PM   #5
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Yep, I've got to chime in too. JR did respond to my email and several subsequent replies with various questions. I haven't placed my order yet but I fully expect to once I get back to that project.

OP, can you post a better pic because I really can't tell anything in terms of detail and quality by what you show. Doh, I just realized the OP posted years ago...
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Got mine last year-they are awesome. Will order again this year for another bike. Before you left a positive review, could you not have called them or emailed them to express your disapproval? Most certainly they would have sent replacements.
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I had my steel frame respray last year. The factory asked me to order a set of Pinarello decals from Cyclomondo and send the frame to them with the decals. Excellent product and service!

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