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IRO Rob Roy

Old 05-04-09, 01:54 PM
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IRO Rob Roy

So, I was part of the big group buy a year and a half ago or so and ended up not getting in on a bike. Ever since then I've lusted for a Rob Roy. Now I have some fundage, but looked on IRO's website only to find they have been discontinued (as Tony said they would).

Was wondering if anyone might know where I can get a frameset? I know they must still be floating around out there. Does anyone have one for sale? A 58?

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Old 05-04-09, 05:16 PM
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Weren't you the guy that put that group buy together?

Anyway, you can get the Motobecane Uno frameset for $200 or so, that's pretty similar.
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Old 05-04-09, 07:19 PM
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I remember that you got disgusted with the deal and got a Crosscheck, right?

FWIW, there is a 60cm Rob Roy in the Iro Bargain Basement right now. I also saw a larger orange frameset on the Chicago Craigslist a month or so ago. It might not have sold since the seller was in the western burbs. You might want to post up a WTB ad there.

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Old 05-04-09, 07:22 PM
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There's a 53 on eBay right now.
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Ha ha ha, you guys have a good memory

Yeah, so now I have the Cross Check and spend loads more time riding with my wife and daughter. My wife loves my Cross Check and I've decided to add a similar style bike to the stable for her to ride at the sacrifice of my roadie that sees almost no use. I would be picking up another Cross Check but I don't think I can get one at the same price as a Rob Roy.

Interesting this has come full circle for me. I started my search for Cross Checks and started branching out my thoughts to see if a wider range would yield more possibilities within budgetary constraints. Had an epiphany...Rob Roy. If I could find a used frameset I'd be in for exactly what I bargained for.

I don't hold anything against Tony, btw, and part of why I ended up jumping ship was also budgetary constraints at that time.

Anyways, thanks for the ideas guys.
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Good luck with your search. My group buy Rob Roy is my favorite bike and it sees far more use than the other ones.
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Originally Posted by Elisdad View Post
Good luck with your search. My group buy Rob Roy is my favorite bike and it sees far more use than the other ones.
+1

I have three CX bikes and the RR is by far my favorite. Why it was replaced with the poorly thought out Phoenix is beyond me.
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I think pricepoint has some completes in stock, actually.
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