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    Reputable Bike Sales Sites?

    Well, was looking at buying the Kilo TT Mercier but as it turns out Bikes direct doesn't keep on top of what is current and in stock on there site and after emailing them directly, no Kilo's of any size are in stock. It's actually pretty hard to find a bike that decent under around 600 bucks. If the Mods allow, could you guys maybe post some links to sites you may have had good dealings with that actually has in stock what there site shows? Looking a nice baseline platform, complete bike with sealed bearing wheelset, cranks etc, something complete in a 56cm that I can just do a little customizing to my liking. Not really into the whole fixed thing but do love a nice single speed track style bike with front and rear brakes. Thanks in advance.
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    Sign up for the BD email and let them spam your inbox until you find the one you want back in stock- then pounce on it.

    Seems I get an email whenever one of their shipping containers clears the port..

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    Quote Originally Posted by SpeedofLight View Post
    Well, was looking at buying the Kilo TT Mercier but as it turns out Bikes direct doesn't keep on top of what is current and in stock on there site and after emailing them directly, no Kilo's of any size are in stock. It's actually pretty hard to find a bike that decent under around 600 bucks. If the Mods allow, could you guys maybe post some links to sites you may have had good dealings with that actually has in stock what there site shows? Looking a nice baseline platform, complete bike with sealed bearing wheelset, cranks etc, something complete in a 56cm that I can just do a little customizing to my liking. Not really into the whole fixed thing but do love a nice single speed track style bike with front and rear brakes. Thanks in advance.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dannihilator View Post
    Why wouldn't we allow it.
    Cuz u r on the bd payroll, and are not allowed to permit advertising for other sites.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TejanoTrackie View Post
    Cuz u r on the bd payroll, and are not allowed to permit advertising for other sites.
    Well, that's news to me.
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    on ebay there is the pros closet
    they are in colorado and always have a great selection of bikes

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    Quote Originally Posted by chrismorg View Post
    on ebay there is the pros closet
    they are in colorado and always have a great selection of bikes
    They don't have much in the way of SSFG bikes.
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    fyxation is pretty good quality and you can get a complete for under $600. I see a Kilo TT pro in 55 on BD and that might fit you and there is the Kilo WT also
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    Anyway. Does it have to be a Kilo TT ? It's not a SS bike anyway, and that's what you said you really want, not a FG track bike. What's wrong with the Dawes SST AL ? It's a SS and has good wheels with sealed cartridge hubs for $429.

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    I heard that retro-gression store is pretty good. The owner has a beard, *had* dreads, and likes cats. Much legits.

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    Cuz u r on the bd payroll, and are not allowed to permit advertising for other sites.
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    There's a nice big thread about this linked in one of the stickies up top.
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    It doesn't have to be a Kilo, just seems that most sites list sizes they don't currently have in stock. I was planning originally to add a quality White freewheel to it. How old is the sticky up top? Is it still current?
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    Quote Originally Posted by seau grateau View Post
    There's a nice big thread about this linked in one of the stickies up top.
    It isn't that big or easy to find:reliable online dealers

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    Quote Originally Posted by rms13 View Post
    fyxation is pretty good quality and you can get a complete for under $600. I see a Kilo TT pro in 55 on BD and that might fit you and there is the Kilo WT also
    When you go to the checkout, they aren't available.
    Tried ordering a day or two ago.

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    I bought one of these in September:

    http://www.ems.com/product/index.jsp?productId=12294000

    It comes in a pearlescent copper color, too. The 55cm might fit you. It's a serviceable bike.

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