Advertise on Bikeforums.net



User Tag List

Results 1 to 6 of 6
  1. #1
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2003
    Posts
    177
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    How to buy a Van Dessel CRB?

    How do I buy a Van Dessel Country Road Bob at a good price?
    No dealers in Canada
    Most of the dealer links on VD's site link back to VD, are dead links or have no info about VD's
    So who sells these things? Or do I have to get invited to a Tupperware style party where Van Dessels are sold?

    To be fair, one of the links worked, listed the price at $800 but I want to have at least another quote. VD list is $900.

  2. #2
    live free or die trying humancongereel's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Location
    where i lay my head is home.
    My Bikes
    bianchi pista workhorse, cannondale r1000, mountain bike fixed conversion
    Posts
    6,999
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    ha, you said "VD".
    have:ea50 flats, black, light, stiff.
    144 bcd 3/32" 49t sugino track chainring, possibly 75.

    want: risers, light, stiff, 1", black if that can be
    144 bcd 46t or 47t chainring any kind or width

  3. #3
    live free or die trying humancongereel's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Location
    where i lay my head is home.
    My Bikes
    bianchi pista workhorse, cannondale r1000, mountain bike fixed conversion
    Posts
    6,999
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    wow, no one seems to have helpful input. i obviously don't, either.
    have:ea50 flats, black, light, stiff.
    144 bcd 3/32" 49t sugino track chainring, possibly 75.

    want: risers, light, stiff, 1", black if that can be
    144 bcd 46t or 47t chainring any kind or width

  4. #4
    jack of one or two trades Aeroplane's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Suburbia, CT
    My Bikes
    Old-ass gearie hardtail MTB, fix-converted Centurion LeMans commuter, SS hardtail monster MTB
    Posts
    5,636
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Have you tried calling some dealers in the nearby US? I'm sure somebody will take your money.
    Quote Originally Posted by Dr Irwin Goldstein
    Men should never ride bicycles. Riding should be banned and outlawed. It is
    the most irrational form of exercise I could ever bring to discussion.

  5. #5
    information sponge
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Location
    Little Village, Chicago, IL
    My Bikes
    Lots. Mostly steel. Mostly heavy. Mostly geared, and very low, at that.
    Posts
    692
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    *shameless plug*Rapid Transit in Chicago is a stocking dealer. *end shameless plug*
    Philosophy and feelings don't change the laws of physics

  6. #6
    Senior Member mattface's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    Montpeculiar, VT
    My Bikes
    Soma Rush, Fuji Cross, Raleigh Technium Mtn Bike, Ross 10 speed with Shimano 600.
    Posts
    3,951
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    this thread should have been titled "how to get VD in Canada?"

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •