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Old 10-09-13, 07:27 AM
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Is Velospace.org down?

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Old 10-09-13, 09:06 AM
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It is down for me too
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Old 10-09-13, 10:41 AM
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ditto.
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Old 10-09-13, 10:53 AM
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Originally Posted by cuda2k View Post
ditto.
Mine worked ok then went blank
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Old 10-09-13, 01:48 PM
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I got same earlier, told cuda about it, should REALLY read better velospace vs velobase.... sigh
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Old 10-09-13, 03:11 PM
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It appears to be back now.
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Old 10-09-13, 03:14 PM
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I seem to have lost my login there, and repeated emails (via the links) have gone unanswered...
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Old 05-18-18, 08:02 PM
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The place seems to be dead. Can't upload photos, no reply from admins.

Bugger.

Is there another site like it?
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Old 05-18-18, 08:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Kimmo View Post
The place seems to be dead. Can't upload photos, no reply from admins.

Bugger.

Is there another site like it?
Last time I was there, it had outrageously invasive ads- all trucks and guns. Irony of a certain way.
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Old 05-18-18, 08:18 PM
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It's the Russians!!!



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Last time I was there, it had outrageously invasive ads- all trucks and guns. Irony of a certain way.
Funny you mention that; sort of the same thing happened to Loose Screws a few years ago: new owners of the site sold off all the bike parts & made it totally pro-NRA (by that I mean, overtly jingoistic) & small parts for firearms.

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Old 05-18-18, 08:43 PM
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It's the Russians!!!



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Funny you mention that; sort of the same thing happened to Loose Screws a few years ago: new owners of the site sold off all the bike parts & made it totally pro-NRA (by that I mean, overtly jingoistic) & small parts for firearms.

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I just thought the guy who bought it liked bikes and REALLY liked guns. Eventually he sold the entire load of bike stuff to someone, and kept Loose Screws as a gun site.

He has an 85 Trek 620 that he really likes, so that's cool. Just not thrilled as that store filled a very particular niche.
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Ahh. So that's how it went. I wasn't aware of the back-stage mechanics of the thing, I'd only heard that he retired & sold off the lot; lock, stock, and (two smoking?) barrels to somebody else.

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The way I understood it (can't claim it's true) was the bike guy sold it to another guy who was a bike guy but became a gun guy. No?
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Old 05-23-18, 07:05 PM
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Did Loose Screws become biketoolsetc.com, or are they two separate entities?
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The site works for me!
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Originally Posted by DIMcyclist View Post
Ahh. So that's how it went. I wasn't aware of the back-stage mechanics of the thing, I'd only heard that he retired & sold off the lot; lock, stock, and (two smoking?) barrels to somebody else.

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The way I understood it (can't claim it's true) was the bike guy sold it to another guy who was a bike guy but became a gun guy. No?
That's the way I'm aware of it- the husband and wife (Jeff and Jean G.) retired and sold the business to Steve A., Steve operated for a few years, then sold all the bike stuff to someone else, kept the Loose Screws name and now just uses it as a gun site.
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Did Loose Screws become biketoolsetc.com, or are they two separate entities?
They are separate, but at one point, the same designer built their web sites.
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"I just thought the guy who bought it liked bikes and REALLY liked guns"
Somehow, to me, he got it backwards since I like guns and REALLY like bikes! Don
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Necrobump. Anyone know anything more about Velospace? I can see not wanting to pay the server costs anymore, but hopefully they still have all the photos stored somewhere, so that someone else may be able to archive it.
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