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    Felt Dispatch 2009

    Just found these pictures (renders), from an online shopping site in Japan.

    Can't find anything to collaborate from the felt site, or doing google searches. Does any one know anything about this?





    Here is the linky, link, link.

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    http://www.feltracing.com/08/product...,1525&pid=8718

    It's the 08 version on their site. But aside from the fork they look to be pretty darn close to the same.
    It's is also the frame used on the Curbside.

    I question the fact that nothing comes up on google...

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    Doesn't look too different from the '08

    I am glad to see that the dumb ass "Frame Mounted Dispatch Axle Nut/Bottle Cap Opener Tool" is gone
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    so what if it's custom, are you suddenly NOT a jackass?

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    This 08 bike is what got me interested.

    The fork is different! And the top tube if horizontal!!!
    If you go to the Japanese felt site, in the thumbnail, the fork looks like this picture, but if u click into the page to see the details, it is the same photo as the rest of the world, with the normal fork.

    Weird!!!


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    are the handlebars brake levers and hoods etc... in the OP's pictures fake? they look drawn in.

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    Why does the don's '08 have a horizontal TT vs the '08 on Felts site which has a sloping TT? Different versions of the same year?
    Quote Originally Posted by diff_lock2 View Post
    so what if it's custom, are you suddenly NOT a jackass?

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    The pictures are clearly renders (that means a digital drawing). Follow the link to the site that is selling them. I was just asking if anyone knew anything about the 2009 models and if this is real.

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    I think both bikes are actually drawn. Actually they are a computer picture for sure, just look closely.

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    Ok, to clear up the stuff I said about the felt japan site, here is the link. Scroll down about halfway down the page.

    look at the thumbnail picture of the Dispatch(ディスパッチ). It is the same as the straight fork, flat top tube picture I linked to. But if you click into the page detailing the bike, then it looks like the standard bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lattanzio View Post
    are the handlebars brake levers and hoods etc... in the OP's pictures fake? they look drawn in.
    The whole bike looks drawn in.

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    Our shop got pictures of the '09 Felt's yesterday. There is indeed a Red dispatch that looks pretty similar to the rendering above. There is another one but I'm remembering it as more similar to the '08 (or in other words, I remember it being grey or black, but could be wrong.) The '09 curbside is changing as well, There will be a light blue one with brown/tan houndstooth pad and saddle, with orange accents, and a white one with white rims. Also, all the forks are painted to match the frames. I'll see if I can get pics...

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    our locals dispatch tt is somewhere inbetween the two pictures earlier on this page, its nowhere near as sloped but its also not perpendicular to the headtube.
    the sizing is quite odd as well, there is a very 'roadbike' stretch to the hoods that makes it feel kinda loopy.
    i must say though that the colour sheme is much nicer than those renders.

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    compact geometry isn't tarck.

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