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Old 11-02-07, 08:35 PM   #1
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Alien Bikes

http://www.alienbikes.com/gear.html

Check out the frameset at the bottom. Lugged, no stupid flashy decals, no holes for brakes, no braze ons, no steep price tag. Also has room for wider tires. If I didnt just buy a Levant track frame, I would really wanna check this out

$400 coming soon.


I like the fork too. The lug work looks nice.
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Old 11-02-07, 08:43 PM   #2
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I like the companies mentality behind the design of the products.

Simple. Easy.
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Old 11-02-07, 08:47 PM   #3
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How much would an 07 Fuji Track frameset go for? Looks like a chance to upgrade
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Old 11-02-07, 08:49 PM   #4
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That's a pretty good deal. I wonder how much shipping from Norway will be.
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Old 11-02-07, 08:52 PM   #5
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That's a pretty good deal. I wonder how much shipping from Norway will be.
Not a problem; "Alien Bikes has main "offices" in Norway (shipments are made from a warehouse facility in Michigan)"

from the 'contact' page
http://www.alienbikes.com/contact.html
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Old 11-02-07, 08:58 PM   #6
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Nice looking stuff. (except for those track ends)

edit: any idea what this piece is on the edge of the platform (right before the axle)?

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Old 11-02-07, 09:10 PM   #7
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reflector mount, my clipless pedals have them there is a amber reflector underneath the pedal
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Old 11-02-07, 10:13 PM   #8
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Nice looking stuff. (except for those track ends)

edit: any idea what this piece is on the edge of the platform (right before the axle)?

I would buyy this pedals if they were Powdercoated black....it would look BAM.
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Old 11-02-07, 10:24 PM   #9
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That top piece is plastic?
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I really want those pedals.

And crankset.

Too bad the frame doesn't come in white, it would really make the black components pop.
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i hate it when people use the word pop like that
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Old 11-02-07, 10:41 PM   #12
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I really want to see a better picture of their dayglow bike (blurry picture at the top of the page).
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i hate it when people use the word pop like that
I'm trying to find a witty one-picture response but I'm all out.
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what about

i hate it when i pop your mom like that
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The track ends dont look too bad. A **** load better than some other drop outs shown in a thread earlier today and a hell of a lot cheaper than those Mission Bicicletas.
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what about

i hate it when i pop your mom like that
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i hate it when people use the word pop like that
Everyone use word in a different way!

I hate it when people whinge about little **** like that.
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Old 11-02-07, 10:59 PM   #18
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what about

i hate it when i pop your mom like that
Why talk about peoples mum like that? Pleaseee dont talk about ppls mum they got nothing to deal with everything.
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you remind me of the girl who sobbed in my 10th grade sex ed class because she didnt want to be told what love was

she wanted to discover it for herself

she said that the dictionary should contain an entry for every individual person's interpretation of a word

specifically the dictionary should be rewritten after she falls in love to include her description of it

um yeah

i wonder how that worked out
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Old 11-03-07, 01:21 AM   #20
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i saw that earlier.

they have those andel cranks for REAL cheap. the silver ones are less than a bill! even soma is selling them for way more than that!
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Old 11-03-07, 02:21 AM   #21
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i like those frames.

however, i'm jobless.

i'll ask for allowance.
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Old 11-03-07, 07:48 AM   #22
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Looks pretty good.
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It's a good looking frame, and $400 is a good-enough deal, but it's not like it's that great. You're basically paying a $225 premium for lugs, over a comparable frame like the Kilo TT. Plus, you can find used, handmade lugged steel track frames on eBay in the $400-$500 range (especially in the smaller sizes), and I suspect that the price of these bikes are going to stay low or drop even more, with more entires like this into the market.

That said, they seem to have some really good deals, and I have no doubt that they'll sell a great many of these frames.

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Old 11-03-07, 08:16 AM   #24
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Not a bad price for those wheels either.

Those pedals look like they would really only be comfortable if you have slim feet or are wearing pretty stiff soled shoes.
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