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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 07-28-05, 11:45 AM   #1
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Got my new IRO JR today....

Just got my Jamie Roy frame, IRO rear hub and headset in the mail today. I'm pretty impressed. The frame is functional and decent quality, as is the hub. The frame was very well packed and shipped quickly-and as a bonus the guys at IRO even pressed in my headset cups for me. They also gave me a break with customs charges, which was considerate. I am very pleased. I'd do business with them again in a heartbeat. Just got to rustle up some parts for the build and I'm ready to rock.
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Since it is in Canada now, do you call it Jamie "Wa" and we Americans call it Jamie "Roy"? HA!
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Just got my Jamie Roy frame, IRO rear hub and headset in the mail today. I'm pretty impressed. The frame is functional and decent quality, as is the hub. The frame was very well packed and shipped quickly-and as a bonus the guys at IRO even pressed in my headset cups for me. They also gave me a break with customs charges, which was considerate. I am very pleased. I'd do business with them again in a heartbeat. Just got to rustle up some parts for the build and I'm ready to rock.
DUDE! we sell IRO's in Toronto...our prices actually work out to about the same as they sell (since we have no shipping costs or duty)..

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I explained that he could never pay me enough cash for the amount of work I had put into that bike and the only way to compensate me for it was to ride the hell out of it.
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Just got to rustle up some parts for the build and I'm ready to rock.
with a name liek darkmother...i think you were ready to rock even before the bike showed up
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DUDE! we sell IRO's in Toronto...our prices actually work out to about the same as they sell (since we have no shipping costs or duty)..
I didn't know....where are you guys located anyway?
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with a name liek darkmother...i think you were ready to rock even before the bike showed up
You got that right.
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Slapped it together last night. It rides pretty sweet. I like that I can fit some small knobbies and fenders for winter action. Here's a pic.
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dude that's awsome..... I might have a Mark V pretty soon.... we can almost have an IRO group ride, ha!
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dude that's awsome..... I might have a Mark V pretty soon.... we can almost have an IRO group ride, ha!
Sounds good to me. The mark V is cool, but the TT is too short for me.
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Bikeofile, just discovered your website, "Gold, Pure Gold My Friend!" as my friend would say. Nice to see some Canadian online shops starting up, and you never know, maybe in a while you will be sending some stuff my way You have nice prices too, and I love the free shipping.
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Bikeofile, just discovered your website, "Gold, Pure Gold My Friend!" as my friend would say. Nice to see some Canadian online shops starting up, and you never know, maybe in a while you will be sending some stuff my way You have nice prices too, and I love the free shipping.
Thanks dude! We're doing our best
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I didn't know....where are you guys located anyway?
We do strictly mail order (but hand deliver in the city). We're right downtown and often have our products at Cavern Cycles (I do a lot of work with Keith who owns Cavern). BTW, the best guy for SS and Fixed (and any service for that matter) is Keith (posts as cavernmech occasionally on the boards)
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bikeophile hooked me up with a buncha stuff.. i give lots of thumbs up to the service, helpfulness, patience, and prices.. Bikeophile..did i ever show you the pic of the finished bike?
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Nice front brake setup...
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