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Any interest in a group buy for a Rob Roy frame?

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Any interest in a group buy for a Rob Roy frame?

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Old 01-26-07, 09:31 PM
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Any interest in a group buy for a Rob Roy frame?

This is a group buy that MAY occur. I still have to talk to Tony - the Pres. of IRO.

A review of this frame can be found here: http://www.dirtragmag.com/print/arti...=stuff_reviews

While it is a single gear cyclocross frame it can take some gears with a Nexus, SRAM, or Rohloff internal gear hub.

I don't know IF Tony will want to do it or what price he will go with, this just to gauge interest.
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Old 01-27-07, 09:12 AM
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interested.

Originally Posted by 610
This is a group buy that MAY occur. I still have to talk to Tony - the Pres. of IRO.

A review of this frame can be found here: http://www.dirtragmag.com/print/arti...=stuff_reviews

While it is a single gear cyclocross frame it can take some gears with a Nexus, SRAM, or Rohloff internal gear hub.

I don't know IF Tony will want to do it or what price he will go with, this just to gauge interest.
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Old 01-27-07, 05:40 PM
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I am interested. I'd get much more use out of a Rob Roy than a street fixie.
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Old 01-27-07, 06:44 PM
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I'm going to have to decline... I already jumped on the IRO BFSSFG group buy...

[that and i just bought another cyclocross bike]
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I tried to scan the Fixed group buy from IRO but didn't see what their final price was...

What kind of price/discount do you think you could pull on the Rob Roy?
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Old 01-28-07, 11:57 AM
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150 is the price of the ssfg track frame. The rob roy will be more, but not sure how much, and I think we need at least 50 people to get a quantity discount.
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150 for a track frame? Cripes thats a steel.
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if the price is good im in
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if the price is good im in
same here.
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Me, too.
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Another bike? n+1 dictates my participation. I'm in, depending on the discount.
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Originally Posted by Milice
if the price is good im in
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I'm in. I think a ss cross frame would have more utility than the group buy that is going on now.
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Originally Posted by jfmckenna
150 for a track frame? Cripes thats a steel.
you mean steal.
And I am in
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^^ Oops yeah. My head is spinning from all the research I have been doing on finding a new steel frame.
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Coming from a Rob Roy owner - I'd buy another...

I would be interested if Tony does a special tubeset like he's doing with the Mark V/Angus. I put three hours of singletrack on mine last weekend and definately think it was a great buy.
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I'm a maybe, depending on the details: frame only? frame/fork? cost? any chance of specially made rear stays so it can fit a 700x45c big tire for my monster cross cheap dream bike?
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I received an email from Tony this morning:

"We can do this after the fixed frameset is done."

I am not going to press him on pricing right now as it sounds like he is real busy. However, once the fixed frameset group buy is completed, I will make sure to post an "official" thread once I get all the information.
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yeah, I'd potentially be in dependent on price as well. If I'm buying one IRO I might as well buy two, right? Then I could retire my current straight-guage beast of a fixie commuter with the Rob Roy and use it for some cross action as well. I'd love to throw a internally geared hub on one of those things. Fun times!

ps. definitely no hurry.
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ps. definitely no hurry.
but i need another bike right now. even if all my friends and family think i'm nuts. some sort of grumblings about how "five should be enough for anyone" and all that. but i really need a single-speed town bike...

well, maybe not need. but i've got some disposeable income right now that wants to be disposed of on a singlespeed townie...
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I'm in if I can afford it.
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Old 02-23-07, 09:43 AM
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so whats the scoop
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Old 02-23-07, 12:05 PM
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+1 Interested.
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Old 02-23-07, 05:49 PM
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I'm interested.
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