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Old 07-16-08, 02:50 PM   #1
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I need experienced opinions about the soma rush

Hey everyone so im kind of getting annoyed with the soma business corp or whatever they are.

I asked my local bike shop to order me a soma rush frame and they said it would be in a while ago but it still is not in. My bike shop today said they are a bunch of old people and are normally slow. I sold my bike July 7th for 100 dollars more than I paid for it but was still sad to see it go. I was supposed to get the Rush on the 12th and I already have every part.

its still not here and it might take 1-infinite weeks because it takes a while to ship and its not even on their in stock list yet

is the rush even worth it?
I know its light and it looks good but i wanna know your opinions i have never ridden one.

im obviously missing my bike so much right now im getting kinda mad at them

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Old 07-16-08, 04:03 PM   #2
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veggiemafia has one. ask him if he still posts here. akaik, he likes his.
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Old 07-16-08, 04:54 PM   #3
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I have a white '08. It's worth it. Damn good tubing and construction for around 435 frame and fork.
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Old 07-17-08, 05:20 AM   #4
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Soma Rush is very nice.
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i like mine. built up kind of light. rides real nice. thinking about maybe getting a shorter stem but it feels alright. overall it feels like a better ride than the mercier i had before it.
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I enjoy mine quite a lot.
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And you're sure the shop actually ordered it, and didn't put your deposit towards their light bill or beer budget?
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Old 07-17-08, 12:39 PM   #8
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Do you know if your shop called up merrysales to order your frame? Cause their website usually isnt accurate to what they have in stock and ordering over the phone is a lot more efficient and easier.
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Your shop smells like catfish.
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great frame. well made and responsive
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Yeah my bike shop called them a couple of times. They are sold out of the 08 rush.

From what I am hearing though this frame is worth the wait.

If anyone has one and doesnt like It I would like to hear their input as well.

thanks everyone.
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And you're sure the shop actually ordered it, and didn't put your deposit towards their light bill or beer budget?
yes they ordered it. I put 100 dollars down but since merry sales still hasnt shipped It, I can evacuate mission.
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Old 07-18-08, 03:27 PM   #13
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yes they ordered it. I put 100 dollars down but since merry sales still hasnt shipped It, I can evacuate mission.
"... abort mission."

I'd wait. I really like the Delancie, too.
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I have two, both with 631 Reynolds. i would appreciate if soma could leave their frames without decals( they are ugly).
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ive been riding one for almost two years now. ive been doored and knocked off by a garbage truck. the frame is still great. id totally consider getting another one. i need the next size up so the next frame i get will be either a bareknuckle or another rush.
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I have two, both with 631 Reynolds. i would appreciate if soma could leave their frames without decals( they are ugly).
I read that the decals are easily removed?
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I read that the decals are easily removed?
the only stickers I could remove were on the downtube and toptube. the horrible tribal logos on the headtube and seattube are under the clearcoat.
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the downtube and toptube stickers come off easily
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I love my Soma rush. The frame is good and I like this bike a lot.

I ordered it form a shop here in Montreal and It took less than 2 weeks to get the frame and the whole bike setup.
Pretty good.
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