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Old 11-26-09, 05:53 PM   #1
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Just ordered the '10 Langster (steel)

The red/chrome model. I'll report back with pics etc.


$350 shipped for the frameset wasn't bad at all
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Old 11-26-09, 06:27 PM   #2
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and where did u order this my friend?
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i've been considering the langster steel as my next purchase. i'd love to hear what you think of it.
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Old 11-26-09, 11:57 PM   #4
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Citygrounds.com

yeah i'll be sure to report back how it rides. it's going to be my winter project. thinking of picking up a white Regal saddle and a nitto stem/nitto bullhorns soon. i have the sugino messenger cranks and mavic cxp-22's so i'll hold off on those upgrades til i can save enough for open pros and maybe sugino 75's?

if anyone has suggestions for a good bottom bracket, seat post (27.2), headset (threaded) , i'm open to suggestions!
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Old 11-27-09, 12:40 AM   #5
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nice.

you could have gotten the complete bike for 530 though.
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Old 11-27-09, 12:49 AM   #6
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nice.

you could have gotten the complete bike for 530 though.
don't need/want the parts that it comes with. i guess i could have parted it out? i'd rather just pay less and build up the frame (i will arguably spend more in building it up in the end, but I plan on using nicer parts).
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What kind of parts do you plan on using?
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Old 11-27-09, 02:09 AM   #8
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Welp, I have some parts from my old ride that I'll switch over to this one, but I'll be getting the following parts new: Selle San Marco Regal saddle (white), Nitto Dynamic seatpost, Nitto Dynamic stem, Nitto RB-009 handlebars. I believe the frameset comes with a stock headset, not sure if I'll keep it. Still figuring out the bottom bracket situation. From my old ride, I'll be switching over my Sugino RD cranks w/ TA Specialties chain ring, Mavic CXP-22 rims w/formula hubs and Gatorskins.

Eventually I'd like to upgrade to a nicer wheelset and cranks. Ideally it would be Mavic Open Pro's and maybe Sugino 75's.

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those steel langsters look so nice in person, I saw one at the lbs the other day, the stock build is actually pretty nice looking.
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nice.

you could have gotten the complete bike for 530 though.
Is this MSRP? Or an internet special? Link? Thanks.
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Old 11-27-09, 10:14 AM   #11
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those steel langsters look so nice in person, I saw one at the lbs the other day, the stock build is actually pretty nice looking.
Yeah its a real nice looking bike. I actually was in citygrounds about a month ago and saw it.
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Old 11-27-09, 10:45 AM   #12
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Get a Nitto seat post to match the Nitto bars and stem.
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Get a Nitto seat post to match the Nitto bars and stem.
Oh I plan on it: Nitto S-65 - http://store.citygrounds.com/store/p...27.2mm-Silver/

Sooo perty.
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Citygrounds.com

yeah i'll be sure to report back how it rides. it's going to be my winter project. thinking of picking up a white Regal saddle and a nitto stem/nitto bullhorns soon. i have the sugino messenger cranks and mavic cxp-22's so i'll hold off on those upgrades til i can save enough for open pros and maybe sugino 75's?

if anyone has suggestions for a good bottom bracket, seat post (27.2), headset (threaded) , i'm open to suggestions!
don't forget that the RD and 75 cranks will required a different taper bottom bracket. You may want to just make the jump to sugino 75s now and not have to buy two bottom brackets.
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I made you a sweet design you can make into a sticker and put on your bike. Ride fast and have fun!

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^ is that a bear claw with the thumb cut off or a nice set of juicy ribs fresh off the barbie?

And op, what is wrong with the bb you are using now on the RD crankset? why do you need a new one?

Edit: I get it, lamb chops eh. Had to scroll back up and see the op's name and avitar.

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Is this MSRP? Or an internet special? Link? Thanks.
http://store.citygrounds.com/store/p...angster-Steel/
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don't forget that the RD and 75 cranks will required a different taper bottom bracket. You may want to just make the jump to sugino 75s now and not have to buy two bottom brackets.
I would love to switch to the 75's, but just don't have the cash at the moment. I'll throw down for the 75 cranks, chain ring and BB when the time is right.
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no web sales! nor a price. 530 i would definitely pick one up. i need to sell my rush hour.
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http://store.citygrounds.com/store/c...ack/page2.html
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This is the page with all the framesets: http://store.citygrounds.com/store/c...ack-Framesets/

I think the Langster in red/chrome is all sold out now tho.
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how much did they charge you for shipping?
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The red/chrome model. I'll report back with pics etc.


$350 shipped for the frameset wasn't bad at all
you overpaid $100
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you overpaid $100
Ahem, I beg to differ. Every shop I went to that could order it was charging no less than $440. I found no other websites selling the frameset except citygrounds. Shipping was free, so at $350 I'm totally happy.

Edit: And if you know of a better deal, enlighten me.
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Shipping was free
Have they shipped it yet? Because according to their website: "Separate charges apply to Overweight items like bicycles, bike carriers, trainers and workstands."

Just curious. I am sure I could just ask them. I thought I would as you first since I thought that was easier... but I guess not.
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