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would you buy a BFSSFG iro

Old 01-12-07, 04:06 PM
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I'd be interested.
Also...the more the color hurts my eyes, the better.
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Old 01-12-07, 04:10 PM
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Originally Posted by dirtyphotons
maybe.

+1

need more details, plus I have to see what happens work wise in the next few weeks..
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Originally Posted by freeskihp
So... I have been talking to tony and it seems we have 4 options shipping wise:

ship them all out seperately
ship 2 to a box
ship them out all as freight to one place and they would get shipped from there
have the philly kids pick them up and ship 'em out
Go with whichever is cheapest for us/easiest for tony. Hopefully the option that is cheapest for us is also easiest for him. He's really doing us a big favor, so lets not make things too unnecessarily complicated for him (I do realize this is bfssfg, where nothing is easy).

I suppose one philly kid could drive out and haul all the philly/nyc or other pickup in person frames back and save on shipping.

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Old 01-12-07, 04:28 PM
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I don't know what makes y'all think a $161 dollar frame would look attractive with a clear coat finish. Cover that **** up! I'm open to non-neon color ideas but nothing boring please. If you want a frame in an unintersting color there are plenty to choose from.
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Old 01-12-07, 04:52 PM
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I want one but I am $100 short .
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Old 01-12-07, 05:11 PM
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Originally Posted by marqueemoon
I don't know what makes y'all think a $161 dollar frame would look attractive with a clear coat finish.
i agree that the welds would look fugly. that's why my preference would be that we have the option of bare metal OR a majority-rule color.

i don't think this would place undue burden on tony, and i think it would be acceptable to the highest number of people. thus maximizing the number of buyers, and minimizing price.
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Old 01-12-07, 05:26 PM
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Originally Posted by mattface
I vote for Army green, battleship grey, slate blue. Rusty orange, basically any color that is a bit unusual, a bit subdued, and NOT too bright.
+brown and mustard.

I would be in only if it was something along the lines of the above colors, but otherwise probably not. And I'd only want the Angus. I think threadless stems are ______(adj)
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Old 01-12-07, 05:47 PM
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Originally Posted by marqueemoon
I don't know what makes y'all think a $161 dollar frame would look attractive with a clear coat finish. Cover that **** up! I'm open to non-neon color ideas but nothing boring please. If you want a frame in an unintersting color there are plenty to choose from.
I guess that would depend on the welds. While I've never seen the Angus' weld in person, ever review I've read says they are pretty decent.
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Old 01-12-07, 06:42 PM
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hey... so in the poll thread we have just about 50 folks that say they're onboard so put your name, size and vote for color down if you are serious about this
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Old 01-12-07, 07:18 PM
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Originally Posted by BostonFixed
I'd thrown down for one- the crazier the color the better- neon green, hot pink, bright orange, etc. A totally garish and obnoxious 80s color scheme would be tits.

edit: I'd only be down for a crazy colored one.

No wei...it'd have to be brown or tan

And is this for real? Cause I'd love a solid steel frame with decent geometry for $161...maybe 0 rake fork. And no logo on it. It will just come with a set of rub on lettering

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Old 01-12-07, 07:27 PM
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I'd take two one in 49 one in 52 color is not an issue
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Old 01-12-07, 07:29 PM
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(not quite finished. Paint stripping's a b****)

If they can do a non-paint job like this I'm up for it (or white/black, battleship but not neon)

If they can get an angus chrome painted, then hell yes.
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Old 01-12-07, 07:42 PM
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Originally Posted by shogun17
If they can get an angus chrome painted, then hell yes.
Chrome isn't a paint it is a plating...or it should be if done right.
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doodoo brown or grey Angus for the "tasteful" crowd and eye-searing yellow Mark V cheapie for the rest of us? I'm down with no paint/powder if we seriously can't agree on this but I think that's sorta silly
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Old 01-12-07, 07:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Grasschopper
Chrome isn't a paint it is a plating...or it should be if done right.



Thats what it looks like. If it could be done and made to last, hell yes.
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Old 01-12-07, 07:55 PM
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Originally Posted by shogun17
If they can get an angus chrome painted, then hell yes.
Bianchi makes it. It's called the Pista. Maybe you've heard of it?
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Old 01-12-07, 08:01 PM
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+1 for Mark V
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Old 01-12-07, 08:01 PM
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Originally Posted by marqueemoon
Bianchi makes it. It's called the Pista. Maybe you've heard of it?
I''m in Aus. Pista=no go, very hard to get over here. I've also got all the parts for a build (except rear hub) so I don't want a complete bike.
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Old 01-12-07, 08:09 PM
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im also down

white/clear or battleship grey (even flat black tho thats less fun)

mark v. i like being able to do barspins on my angus, but this is gonna be another beater bike so cheap is probably better (so mark v )

definitely *NO* decals

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Old 01-12-07, 08:11 PM
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name: 8bitevolution
frame: angus
size: 53cm
color: Flat anything rocks. Especially black. Yeah, I'm boring.

Lime green or some kind of orange would be cool, also. Pretty much anything that's not neon.

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Old 01-12-07, 08:12 PM
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name: slopvehicle
frame: Mark V
size: 53cm
color: brown / mustard / gray / drab BUT not a dealbreaker...
decals: no thanks, unless they're small and tasteful.

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Old 01-12-07, 08:17 PM
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Originally Posted by freeskihp
hey... so in the poll thread we have just about 50 folks that say they're onboard so put your name, size and vote for color down if you are serious about this
Name: BostonFixed
Color: Any crazy neon ****, not as much interested in drabber colors
Size: 56 or whatever frame size fits like a 56
Frame choice: Mark V, but the angus wouldn't necessarily be a dealbreaker.
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Old 01-12-07, 08:26 PM
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color: white, drab, neon
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Mark V

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Old 01-12-07, 08:28 PM
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how does the sizing work? on the website, it says that a "59cm" has a 55cm(c-c) seat tube. I've always called a bike with a 55cm seat tube a 55cm. why would they call it a 59cm?
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Old 01-12-07, 08:34 PM
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Originally Posted by braingel
how does the sizing work? on the website, it says that a "59cm" has a 55cm(c-c) seat tube. I've always called a bike with a 55cm seat tube a 55cm. why would they call it a 59cm?
Check the seatutbe, it extends pretty high up above the top tube, and the "59cm" measurement you are referring to is probably the seat tube measured c-t.
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