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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-26-11, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 450,122
Posted By bw286
it's a 55cm seattube c-t-c and a 57cm top tube. ...

it's a 55cm seattube c-t-c and a 57cm top tube.
was custom built in longmont CO in 1998. full dura ace 8 speed. tires are panaracer t-serv.
here it is on ebay-...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-26-11, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4,634
Views: 450,122
Posted By bw286
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a108/upperclasst...

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a108/upperclasstwit42/100_0262.jpg
my GT Edge Cross bike. unfortunatly, now on ebay...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-09-10, 03:12 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,653
Posted By bw286
no local shop would have treated me the way mike...

no local shop would have treated me the way mike did on the phone. at least no good shop from which i had bought 2 bikes and a number of parts.
the undersized seatpost was never an issue until the...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-09-10, 11:36 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,653
Posted By bw286
i've already said that i had an adequate amount...

i've already said that i had an adequate amount of seatpost in the frame. it was at least a centimeter, maybe two, over the minimum insertion. unless the seatpost was marked with the wrong minimum...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-09-10, 06:17 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,653
Posted By bw286
i don't answer rhetorical questions as a rule. ...

i don't answer rhetorical questions as a rule.
but, i've worked at shops and coops for 5 years now.
when i put the post in, it did slide in easliy, but it didn't "rattle around." when i...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-08-10, 09:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,653
Posted By bw286
you forgot to add the three months of waiting for...

you forgot to add the three months of waiting for an undamaged frame.
and i got ONE warranty frame that was damaged on their end and in shipping that i never rode and then one in replacement for...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-08-10, 11:39 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,653
Posted By bw286
having me pay $40 to you to have a frame shipped...

having me pay $40 to you to have a frame shipped when it actually cost me $35 is not "covering return shipping."
and since in my experience, 2 of the 2 bikesdirect products i have ordered have been...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-08-10, 11:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,653
Posted By bw286
you never offered to cover return shipping. i...

you never offered to cover return shipping. i have all of the emails and it was never offered. that would have changed my willingness to return the frame a great deal. don't make lies that i can...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-08-10, 11:11 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,653
Posted By bw286
also, i DID send the first frame back to...

also, i DID send the first frame back to Bikesdirect, at my own cost.
the replacement frame they sent me was badly damaged due to poor packaging, which was not from the manufacturer, it was from...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-08-10, 11:08 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,653
Posted By bw286
just got a great deal on a Surly Steamroller. ...

just got a great deal on a Surly Steamroller.
after this experience, i DO NOT want to be seen riding on any bikesdirect product or have anyone thing i support the company (though i would be happy...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-08-10, 10:27 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,653
Posted By bw286
wow, dealing with mike himself is not a fun time....

wow, dealing with mike himself is not a fun time. the man is an *******. he continually raised his voice to me, as well as interrupting me when i tried to make my point. he also continually...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-02-10, 02:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,653
Posted By bw286
does the bikesdirect guy still post on here? i'd...

does the bikesdirect guy still post on here? i'd be interested in hearing what he has to say.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-02-10, 02:11 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,653
Posted By bw286
still have the original, it is stamped 26.8. ...

still have the original, it is stamped 26.8. post was not raised beyond the minimum insertion, although it was within 2cm or so. that's part of the reason i got a thomson, b/c it has more length.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-02-10, 01:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,653
Posted By bw286
my response from bikesdirect: so...

my response from bikesdirect:


so apparently using a superior product voids the warranty.
i really don't trust them with my entire bike, since they can't even ship a frame without letting it...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 11-02-10, 10:59 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,653
Posted By bw286
anyone else having problems with Kilo WT?

i bought a kilo WT from bikesdirect at the beginning of the summer. after a month, the seat tube had cracked horizontally about an inch from the seatpost clamp. i wasn't sure what happened, so i sent...
Forum: Cyclocross Racing 10-15-10, 12:45 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 67,247
Posted By bw286
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a108/upperclasst...

http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a108/upperclasstwit42/24692278-DSC_0134.jpg
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-10-10, 07:32 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 39,285
Posted By bw286
bikes i own or have owned: ...

bikes i own or have owned:
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a108/upperclasstwit42/DSCN3798.jpg
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a108/upperclasstwit42/DSCN3796.jpg...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-10-10, 07:27 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 39,285
Posted By bw286
bikes i have seen or worked on: dc messenger ...

bikes i have seen or worked on:
dc messenger
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a108/upperclasstwit42/PICT0043.jpg

for sale at my shop...
Forum: Cyclocross Racing 10-10-10, 06:58 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 67,247
Posted By bw286
found a photo from 9/18's charm city race ...

found a photo from 9/18's charm city race
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a108/upperclasstwit42/24557949-DSC_0267-20100918_09-33DSC_0267.jpg
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-10-10, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,336
Posted By bw286
i've had nothing but bad luck buying from bikes...

i've had nothing but bad luck buying from bikes direct. 2 broken frames from wrong sized (stock) seatpost and 2 seriously damaged in shipping. would stay away. convert an older road frame. 27"...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 10-09-10, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2,878
Views: 2,138,200
Posted By bw286
they are tektro r556. came stock with the bike. ...

they are tektro r556. came stock with the bike. they work fine. probably better than a lot of cheap canti brakes, and no noise.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-02-10, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1,468
Views: 374,739
Posted By bw286
they have one set at their storefront. might be...

they have one set at their storefront. might be worth giving them a call.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-01-10, 01:32 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,303,843
Posted By bw286
finished. ...

finished.
http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a108/upperclasstwit42/100_0144.jpg
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-29-10, 01:49 PM
Replies: 887
Views: 124,981
Posted By bw286
anyone interested in my 56cm Kilo WT Frameset? ...

anyone interested in my 56cm Kilo WT Frameset? brand new, Emerald green.
looking for any kind of trade.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 09-28-10, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14,092
Views: 4,303,843
Posted By bw286
they're pretty good. as the name implies, very...

they're pretty good. as the name implies, very grippy, and the big platform is nice for my big feet
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