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    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-...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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.
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    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.
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    my response from bikesdirect: so apparently...

    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...
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    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...
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    Sticky: http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a108/upperclasst...

    http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a108/upperclasstwit42/24692278-DSC_0134.jpg
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    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...
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    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...
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    Sticky: 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
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    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"...
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    Sticky: 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.
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    they have one set at their storefront. might be...

    they have one set at their storefront. might be worth giving them a call.
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    finished....

    finished.
    http://i10.photobucket.com/albums/a108/upperclasstwit42/100_0144.jpg
  24. Sticky: 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.
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    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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