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Old 02-13-23, 05:38 AM
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In a recent "Zack G." video, he said that something "big was up at Wabi". What...? New bikes, new equipment? Anyone wants to guess? I know their sales are going through the roof but their product line hasn't changed in years. Colors haven't changed very much too. What gives?
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Go to Wabi's Instagram page. I found this...


In collab with @zachygallardo, special Specials coming in April. Details to follow.

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OP, since you are quite the Zach fan, why not start a thread for Zach and update it? Just a suggestion, so I can avoid reading about Zach 😂.

Just a suggestion.
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Originally Posted by Colorado Kid
In a recent "Zack G." video, he said that something "big was up at Wabi". What...? New bikes, new equipment? Anyone wants to guess? I know their sales are going through the roof but their product line hasn't changed in years. Colors haven't changed very much too. What gives?
Yogi Berra supposedly made the statement about a particular restaurant that "nobody goes there anymore because it's always too crowded." Or something to that effect.

The fact that Wabi's are seemingly always on backorder reminds me of that restaurant.

Why on earth would they want to change anything?
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Originally Posted by Senrab62
OP, since you are quite the Zach fan, why not start a thread for Zach and update it? Just a suggestion, so I can avoid reading about Zach 😂.

Just a suggestion.
I don't "hang out" on this section of the forum but I get the idea there are some "inside jokes" that exist. Regular readers, especially those that have been around for awhile seem to know the people and personalities here way better than myself.

Who this Zach guy is, I haven't a clue. And I'm not motivated to check in on him. Never been much of a Wabi fanatic, even if I do like them and appreciate what they are contributing to the bike community. Their frames look very nice and I heard their wheelsets are quite nice also.

I guess if I were to get really excited about any brand it would be All City as I am a proud owner of a Big Block, the very first version, cherry red sparkle and white socks. Love it. Since it came out there have been several modifications but I like mine just fine.
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Originally Posted by TugaDude
I don't "hang out" on this section of the forum but I get the idea there are some "inside jokes" that exist. Regular readers, especially those that have been around for awhile seem to know the people and personalities here way better than myself.

Who this Zach guy is, I haven't a clue. And I'm not motivated to check in on him. Never been much of a Wabi fanatic, even if I do like them and appreciate what they are contributing to the bike community. Their frames look very nice and I heard their wheelsets are quite nice also.

I guess if I were to get really excited about any brand it would be All City as I am a proud owner of a Big Block, the very first version, cherry red sparkle and white socks. Love it. Since it came out there have been several modifications but I like mine just fine.
Although I primarily ride fixed gear, I too merely check in here. C&V is my jam. Plus this place isn't as busy as it used to be.

The OP has started multiple threads about Zach's comings and goings, and I think a concentrated thread is probably a good idea. That way I can know it's Zach related and completely ignore 😂.

I agree on Wabi. If I was in the market for "another" road type modern fixed gear, they would be on the short list. I've always appreciated them, except for the weird frame design thing they had with certain cranks (if I remember correctly).

I personally feel like All City and Soma are criminally underrated. Both make/have made some wonderful frames. They don't seem to be as popular are some other brands for some reason.
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Wabi really needs to add more colors to their lineup. A custom color for $200 is steep! We need more reds and purples.
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Wabi really needs to add more colors to their lineup. A custom color for $200 is steep! We need more reds and purples.
I mean there are a lot of more custom builders and that is not uncommon pricing. Maybe for a Wabi but in general not so much!
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