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IRO Cycles

Old 07-18-16, 01:41 PM
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IRO Cycles

So what actually happened to IRO Cycles? Does anyone know?

I took a couple of years off from cycling and during that time they went from pretty prominent in the FGSS market to... well, I think right now there's a couple of hubs, a wheel-set, and some sprockets on eBay.

Did they just up and disappear one day? Did some horrible disaster strike them?

I'm just curious, and I can't find anything other than "they stopped responding to customers".
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Old 07-18-16, 04:48 PM
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The owner got sick. The family took over for selling the rest of the inventory. I don't think there was ever an announcement of him dying officially but it seemed like it must have been pretty severe.
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Oh, that sucks. I'm sorry to hear that.
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If I am not mistaken Iro's downward spiral began when Tony's daughter got very sick or was in a serious accident or something like that...
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