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Forum: Commuting 04-20-11, 12:00 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,713
Posted By bikesdirect_com
Yes; and they are on the water - with new 406rim;...

Yes; and they are on the water - with new 406rim; wider spacing; 20x1.5 stock tire; room for at least 20x1.75

I want people to try these bikes out; so I am doing a 'pre-sale' on them at $269...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-20-11, 11:46 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 20,264
Posted By bikesdirect_com
We are going to start pre-selling them now; for a...

We are going to start pre-selling them now; for a special price [basically at cost as I want people to be able to try these]

http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/mercier/nano.htm

I do not...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-05-11, 01:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 999
Posted By bikesdirect_com
This is a great way to use the newsletter ...

This is a great way to use the newsletter

An example just came up; a supplier ask me to take the last few of a jumping bike
which instead of listing on the site as there are so few
we will just...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-05-11, 11:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 999
Posted By bikesdirect_com
These must be a technical issue As lots of...

These must be a technical issue
As lots of newsletters have gone out in the last 4 months

and I know people get them as
1 - I am on the list on my personal email and I see them
2 - sales of...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-04-11, 04:54 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 20,264
Posted By bikesdirect_com
Yes I will keep MiniVelos under $300 as I...

Yes
I will keep MiniVelos under $300 as I really want cyclists to get a chance to try these

Monster Cross I have in the works now are all multi speed; but it would be easy to do the Gravity...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-04-11, 04:50 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 20,264
Posted By bikesdirect_com
We get a LOT of requests for tall head tubes;...

We get a LOT of requests for tall head tubes; many cyclists want more comfort and to be a bit more upright

I designed the Gravity Zilla to be the 'do it all' bike in a customers assortment of...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-03-11, 06:06 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 20,264
Posted By bikesdirect_com
No only on the Aluminum versions which will use...

No
only on the Aluminum versions which will use a 'semi-compact' design
which has a taller HT; so the TT with bend makes sense for increased safe standover

Steel and Ti versions will use a more...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-03-11, 03:18 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 20,264
Posted By bikesdirect_com
Actually almost sold out already but I am...

Actually almost sold out already
but I am planning to stock a lot more

http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/windsor/oxford_deluxe.htm
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 04-03-11, 03:16 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 20,264
Posted By bikesdirect_com
At last more info on Monster Cross two Aluminum...

At last more info on Monster Cross
two Aluminum Gravity models - one 27-speed shimano; one 20-speed Apex Sram
due in late summer

two moto models; one Reynolds Steel; one Ti with CF fork
both...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-12-11, 05:31 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 25,257
Posted By bikesdirect_com
Thank you AND I look forward to your report ...

Thank you AND I look forward to your report

A design blog put up this post http://www.designspongeonline.com/2011/03/bike-season.html and the bike has been selling much better than I forecasted....
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-12-11, 05:25 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 25,257
Posted By bikesdirect_com
How do you like name Kensington for the 8-speed...

How do you like name Kensington for the 8-speed nexus version I have planned?

If not, what other name would anyone suggest?

{of course, on these bikes we do not put on a model name decal...
Forum: Touring 03-12-11, 05:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,214
Posted By bikesdirect_com
We could easily replace the fork; however...

We could easily replace the fork; however Tourists are a special group of customers. Most can replace a fork in their sleep. Which makes sense; long distance tourists need some skills. And the extra...
Forum: Touring 03-10-11, 02:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,214
Posted By bikesdirect_com
It would be a STUPID mistake, IF it were spec'd...

It would be a STUPID mistake, IF it were spec'd that way

Factories make errors; they are operated by humans and they just sometimes make an error
Good companies [like the factory that builds...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-09-11, 06:52 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 25,257
Posted By bikesdirect_com
Thanks for all the posts on our new Classic City...

Thanks for all the posts on our new Classic City Bikes
http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/city_bikes.htm

I am sorry I have not jumped in earlier; but we are insanely busy this spring
so I will...
Forum: Commuting 02-16-11, 12:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 831
Posted By bikesdirect_com
Very interesting I am sure she will love the...

Very interesting
I am sure she will love the Linus; they are nice
and the wicker basket idea is excellent

Also I was thinking 3 to 1 girls over guys
you could be correct at 4 to 1
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-12-11, 04:25 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 94,615
Posted By bikesdirect_com
I think you maybe kidding me but the bike has...

I think you maybe kidding me
but the bike has been produced wiuth two different seat tube sizes
the correct post comes in the box to match that production run

However, I do not think there are...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-12-11, 04:05 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 94,615
Posted By bikesdirect_com
packaging includes a rear brake; at least that is...

packaging includes a rear brake; at least that is what my specs say
i assume they currently have two brakes
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-12-11, 03:18 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 94,615
Posted By bikesdirect_com
I see this is a common issue; and I can see why ...

I see this is a common issue; and I can see why
it is strange CPCS rules

A TRACK BIKE - does not need brakes; but a Track Bike must have sew-ups to be classed as such; thus most track bikes...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-12-11, 02:51 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 20,264
Posted By bikesdirect_com
Getting quotes and samples I know we will...

Getting quotes and samples

I know we will have two Aluminum ones; one 4130DB steel one; and a real nice Ti one with a super nice CF fork.

Prices will run $595 or $695 UP TO $1695 or so
...
Forum: Commuting 02-12-11, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 831
Posted By bikesdirect_com
Retro City, Dutch Bikes, or what name? Opinions

A bunch of questions about these bikes

http://publicbikes.com/Bikes

http://www.linusbike.com/models/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERBfFx1VW1Q
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-12-11, 02:29 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 20,264
Posted By bikesdirect_com
Mercier Nano should be in around end of May I...

Mercier Nano should be in around end of May
I am pushing to see if it can come sooner
Forum: Commuting 02-12-11, 01:56 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,457
Posted By bikesdirect_com
Even with the price increases that everyone must...

Even with the price increases that everyone must know about now [due to currency, oil, labor in Asia, rubber & steel commondity increases, etc]
we will keep these under $300 so that we can get...
Forum: Commuting 02-12-11, 01:53 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,457
Posted By bikesdirect_com
Mercier Nano coming in late spring; probably May ...

Mercier Nano coming in late spring; probably May
Changed to 406 rims with 1.75 tires
Forum: Commuting 02-12-11, 01:46 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,713
Posted By bikesdirect_com
We redesigned Mercier Nano to use 406 wheels and...

We redesigned Mercier Nano to use 406 wheels and a bit wider tires; They should be in around May.
If this catagory gets some interest; we will add more models and levels and options etc

I like...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 02-12-11, 01:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,026
Posted By bikesdirect_com
We have been selling Gravity branded bikes for...

We have been selling Gravity branded bikes for about 12 years or so. However, we are now going to stock and sell a lot more in 2011 and 2012; especially the new Gravity 29ers will be super strong...
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