Old 11-25-15, 10:41 AM
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Originally Posted by fietsbob View Post
Bare frame* Or partially assembled , shipped across the Ocean in a Box?

BITD * The famous Italian steel frames needed the Retailer to finish cutting the BB threads,
and prepping for Headset installation,

cutting the head tube and facing the crown race seat of the fork with thread cutting reaming and facing tools .

that , (with interruptions for walk in customer services ) was several hours..
Oh yeah, a bare frame takes ages. I can't imagine that most bike shop bikes are shipped bare frames though. (Unless it's a special request.) Are most bikes shipped like I listed above (mostly assembled, handlebars sideways, pedals/wheels off but in box?)
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