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Old 08-13-08, 12:46 PM   #1
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Noobie with a dilemma.

Done my research and have decided to purchase either the Hour or Kilo. The question is whether I should buy the Hour now, which will ship in mid-September, or wait until they re-stock the Kilo.
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Old 08-13-08, 12:59 PM   #2
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Your choice. Both bikes are good, but people here seem to favor the Kilo a bit more. It all depends on how long you want to wait
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Done my research and have decided to purchase either the Hour or Kilo. The question is whether I should buy the Hour now, which will ship in mid-September, or wait until they re-stock the Kilo.
I received an email from BD that said the Kilo will be available early Sept-early Oct.
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I received the same email a few minutes ago. I guess I can wait for the Kilo since I won't be receiving the Hour until about that same time anyways. They say patience is a virtue, but I want mine now!
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Old 08-13-08, 02:50 PM   #5
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kilo kilo!
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kilo has fatter tubing and the fork has a crown. The geometry is tighter and more upright. no braze ons on the main triangle. Personally I think the kilo is a bit prettier but it all depends on what you want brotha
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Old 08-13-08, 11:45 PM   #7
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patience pays out well...i say wait esp if you've got no rush to ride...
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does the hour come with the ugly threadless?
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i believe they both come threadless now.
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i heard tell if you order the hour from bikesdirect whether or not you get threaded or threadless is completely random. truth?
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Just got another message from bikesdirect stating that they may get a new Kilo color as well in Sept.
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Old 08-14-08, 01:25 PM   #12
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Why no love for the Messenger? That bike seems to be the ugly duckling on this forum...Hour this...TT that...
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new color kilo will be purple.
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