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Old 06-27-17, 11:26 AM
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Bike Friday discount code

Won't last long - wish I had the money atm for a PakIt but that's how it goes sometimes. maybe someone can use it.

-To the first 25 customers who order-
25% off of your new Bike Friday
First come first served between now and July 27th.
For delivery starting September 23rd.
Act fast to claim this special offer!

Call or Email Us:
(Mention "Magic" Code 2503)

info@bikefriday.com

541-687-0487

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Old 07-13-17, 09:11 PM
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linberl, a belated thanks for sharing this! I ordered a Pakit with the discount. I feel a bit nervous about ordering a bike without test riding it, but I decided to take a chance.
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Old 07-14-17, 09:54 AM
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linberl, a belated thanks for sharing this! I ordered a Pakit with the discount. I feel a bit nervous about ordering a bike without test riding it, but I decided to take a chance.
Sweet! I'm glad someone could use it. Let us know when you get it and post lots of pics =). I will enjoy vicariously until I can get my own.
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TL,DR - didn't work for me :(

I want to thank @linberl, too for sharing this. I already placed my order a few weeks ago when I saw this last week.
I emailed BF to ask if I can apply this to my order; I went thru a local shop(BFold of NYC).

And just like my other emails to BF in the past, ignored/no reply. When I was playing with the Pakit configuration tool
on their site; they would always email me"Hey it's been a few weeks since you configured your Pakit; are you ready to order?".
This is all automated of course; even though it came from the founder's daughter's email. When I ask can I use the titanium
parts; no reply. I asked if I can use my own parts; wheels, shifters, etc. - no answer.

But I still placed my order with the belief that going with a dealer; I'll be okay. No deposit($); Sept. delivery. But this behavior
of BF not replying to inquiries has got me concerned now. This will be my 1st BF, so no past experience with their company
before. If I get my Brompton sorted out; more comfy seating postion & bar placement - I might just cancel my order. We'll see.
Bike Friday Pakit vs Brompton by 1nterceptor, on Flickr
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Old 07-14-17, 12:18 PM
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Originally Posted by 1nterceptor View Post
I want to thank @linberl, too for sharing this. I already placed my order a few weeks ago when I saw this last week.
I emailed BF to ask if I can apply this to my order; I went thru a local shop(BFold of NYC).

And just like my other emails to BF in the past, ignored/no reply. When I was playing with the Pakit configuration tool
on their site; they would always email me"Hey it's been a few weeks since you configured your Pakit; are you ready to order?".
This is all automated of course; even though it came from the founder's daughter's email. When I ask can I use the titanium
parts; no reply. I asked if I can use my own parts; wheels, shifters, etc. - no answer.

But I still placed my order with the belief that going with a dealer; I'll be okay. No deposit($); Sept. delivery. But this behavior
of BF not replying to inquiries has got me concerned now. This will be my 1st BF, so no past experience with their company
before. If I get my Brompton sorted out; more comfy seating postion & bar placement - I might just cancel my order. We'll see.
Bike Friday Pakit vs Brompton by 1nterceptor, on Flickr

Wow, I have to say I am very surprised. I bought my BF used on CL and emailed them maybe 20 times with upgrade and other questions. I always received a response - it usually took 3-4 business days probably due to the volume of emails and it seems like there are just two guys who answer. They've been incredibly helpful to me. HOwever, I do know that calling is faster and more effective as you don't end up in an email queue. Have you called with your questions? I know we all get used to email and it's easier in some ways, but getting a live person on the phone will get you the answers you need, they're not based in India (lol), and it's easier to ask follow up questions.
At one point I sent my bike to them for an overhaul via a friend driving to Seattle to visit family. There was some question about whether she would get to Eugene during their business hours, and they gave me a cell # and said someone would come down to the shop if she got there late. That's pretty good service.
Give them a call and let us know if you got what you needed...
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Old 07-14-17, 12:37 PM
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25% off is a pretty good discount.

The Bike Fridays also regularly show up on local Craigslist. I could probably help facilitate a purchase if needed (Eugene/Springfield)

https://eugene.craigslist.org/search...ry=bike+friday

Oh, I've sent a few notes to Bike Friday, and while the response isn't always immediate, I have gotten replies every time.
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Originally Posted by CliffordK View Post
25% off is a pretty good discount.
I almost bought a Bike Friday triple ( for me and two kids ) in the off season. I recall they had a similar discount in the winter...maybe 20% or so. Hence it is a good discount, but I think it is somewhat normal for BF.

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I think it basically bipasses the dealer discount....
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