Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: San Francisco, CA
Bikes: 2 Felt F1X's, Surly Steamroller Fixed / Free, 2007 IF Crown Jewel, 2007 IF Planet X Singlespeed
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i have. (bought and ridden)
they are very nice rides, but he recently increased his prices, so you could go elsewhere and get a custom frame for the same money. also, i think this years frames have 135 mm spacing, which, imho, can be a bit inconvenient if you already have wheels lying around. also, the kelly frame (im assuming you are looking at the knobby x) is more suited to mtb cranks/drivetrain than road. this may or may not be a disadvantage, depending on how you look at it (but you can still use road cranks if you want).
mine was a single speed set up with mtb cranks. lots of nice colors and you dont see many of them in the midwest/east, so you have the cool factor going for you. in my experience chris kelly was a nice guy to deal with, but i have heard the opposite as well.