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Old 08-27-22, 10:51 AM
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No updates in a week? Do only two people have this bicycle? Where are all the pictures?
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Old 08-27-22, 12:50 PM
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Originally Posted by chefdurfee View Post
No updates in a week? Do only two people have this bicycle? Where are all the pictures?
im waiting for an eBay part to be delivered to handsome but it’s stuck in customs and slowing me down.
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Old 08-27-22, 08:06 PM
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Originally Posted by chefdurfee View Post
No updates in a week? Do only two people have this bicycle? Where are all the pictures?
certainly seems odd that there are not more. got sick of having to tighten rear spokes after every ride and took it to a bike shop. They said it was not tensioned properly. $32 later it feels like it should have from the get go. I do like it and am amazed at how easy 50 miles go by on it.
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Old 08-28-22, 09:35 AM
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Double posting this from "Ebay/craigslist Are you looking for on of these?" - seems like folks looking in this thread might be interested?

Handsome Devil - $600 - LA, CA
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace...tory_type=post
-not mine just sharing


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Old 08-29-22, 10:09 AM
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My part was delivered! Hope to have my bike soon!!!
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Old 08-30-22, 12:16 AM
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Got mine ordered!
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I went ahead and pulled the fenders to fit larger tires on my 2012 XOXO. I wanted to go a bit more dirt oriented so was looking at Humptulips Ridge rather than RTPs. I found that Race King Racesport 2.2s were lighter than Humptulip Extra Lights and quite a bit cheaper. Mine were ~463g and ~481g and measured ~51mm on CR-18 rims @ ~25psi. Our tandem has RTPs on wider Areoheat rims measuring ~52mm. The Race Kings are a very tall tire and there is only 6-7mm clearance at the fork crown. They are fast and smooth. I took them out for a test ride and kept wanting to go just a bit further returning home 11 miles later.



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someone on Ibob is selling an xoxo with really nice parts for $1000.00. way nicer wheelset and drop bars. I think the first gen.
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Old 09-04-22, 09:46 AM
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My part was delivered! Hope to have my bike soon!!!
any word?
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Old 09-04-22, 09:56 AM
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I had one of those, ordered directly from Jitensha in Berkeley. It cost a lot less than $3K at the time (frame and fork):


Now one of these arrived yesterday:




First impression is that those M-bars need to go! I like that it took about 10 minutes to set up, given how much is already completed. It's surprisingly heavy though I haven't weighed it yet. Feels very smooth and stable after a quick test ride around the block.
any updates? did you replace the bars? I have about 900 miles on mine in the last month so am actually thinking of swapping the bars. I have done several 50 mile rides and while I like the bars I am getting some ulnar nerve pressure that is messing with my right hand.
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Originally Posted by jadmt View Post
any word?
I was able to get them to confirm they got the part Tuesday. I asked for a status update on Friday, but no response yet. Hopefully this week…
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Old 09-04-22, 01:58 PM
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Originally Posted by heytchap;[url=tel:22635954
22635954[/url]]I was able to get them to confirm they got the part Tuesday. I asked for a status update on Friday, but no response yet. Hopefully this week…
I’ve messaged you with what we’ve heard back. won’t be much longer.
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Old 09-04-22, 04:27 PM
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Originally Posted by jadmt View Post
any updates? did you replace the bars? I have about 900 miles on mine in the last month so am actually thinking of swapping the bars. I have done several 50 mile rides and while I like the bars I am getting some ulnar nerve pressure that is messing with my right hand.
Haven’t done a thing. Too busy riding other bikes in the fleet!
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Old 09-05-22, 10:20 AM
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I’m reading through the thread again. The stoke is strong.
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Old 09-05-22, 12:50 PM
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Originally Posted by streetsurfer View Post
I’m reading through the thread again. The stoke is strong.
did you order one or thinking about it? there is someone selling one on the ibob page that looks like a great deal. it is the first batch so a nicer frame and nicer wheelset. I think these newer frames must be heavier than advertised. be interested to see if anyone has weighed their bare frame.
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Originally Posted by jadmt;[url=tel:22636995
22636995[/url]]did you order one or thinking about it? there is someone selling one on the ibob page that looks like a great deal. it is the first batch so a nicer frame and nicer wheelset. I think these newer frames must be heavier than advertised. be interested to see if anyone has weighed their bare frame.
I did order one last week-a purple 56cm. Orange were gone. It’s fine…I have a purple Mustang and wife has a purple cannondale. It’ll fit right in.
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Originally Posted by streetsurfer View Post
I did order one last week-a purple 56cm. Orange were gone. It’s fine…I have a purple Mustang and wife has a purple cannondale. It’ll fit right in.
the purple will look great.
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10 days into silence since they’ve had my
part (ಥ﹏ಥ)

hopefully soon.
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Old 09-09-22, 07:24 PM
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10 days into silence since they’ve had my
part (ಥ﹏ಥ)

hopefully soon.
what part? maybe it don't fit just kidding hopefully soon.
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what part? maybe it don't fit just kidding hopefully soon.
vintage crankset.
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Old 09-11-22, 08:47 AM
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your wait time has been excessive for sure. I have around 1100 miles on mine now and not sure it is the right bike for what I am doing..
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I ended up selling mine yesterday!
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Those purple framesets are really tempting to me, but I actually have a purple XO-2 in my basement. I think I am going to try to push myself to set it up for winter riding on the trails, if I can get past the idea of exposing it to being wet frequently.
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I ended up selling mine yesterday!
Nice. Were you able to find someone local to buy it. I think they look cool but are not a great longer mile bike. I'm still kind of bummed how heavy mine is.
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Old 09-11-22, 09:18 AM
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Those purple framesets are really tempting to me, but I actually have a purple XO-2 in my basement. I think I am going to try to push myself to set it up for winter riding on the trails, if I can get past the idea of exposing it to being wet frequently.
I would rather have an original just because the lugs look nicer to me. Use it and don't worry about it.
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