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Old 08-24-10, 05:13 AM   #1
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what is everyone's thoughts on DeSalvo. im thinking about getting a Titanium cyclocross frame for my year+ trip and i was wondering if anyone knew if this brand was worth the money.
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Are you sure you want to take a cyclocross bike on a year long trip?

I think you're going to have to convince yourself it's worth the money. How long is his wait at this point? His involvement with Speedvagan has been getting him noticed.
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Old 08-28-10, 02:19 AM   #3
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I HIGHLY recommend Mike. Real down to earth guy, very nice. I have 2 of his frames. If you want credentials bikes have been voted best Tig bike 2 or 3x at the NAHMBS and used to teach at UBI, not mention like unterhausen said he welds part of the Speedvagens. As for worth the money, he is cheaper than many others.
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Be sure and tell him your intended use of the frame before he starts on it. CX frames aren't suitable for loaded touring only due to light weight being a very high priority. I am sure your application would require some additional consideration and perhaps some additional wall thickness in places.
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