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has anyone order from lickbike.com?

Old 02-06-07, 01:31 PM
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has anyone order from lickbike.com?

there prices on hed wheels are a little to low to be true.
anyone have any experiences?
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Old 02-06-07, 01:37 PM
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yes, no problems.
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Old 02-06-07, 01:49 PM
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Not only ordered from them, been to their store. They're totally legit.
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Old 02-06-07, 01:52 PM
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yeah.. they're awesome
call em up and talk to them on da phone
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I don't know anything about lickbikes.com, but if you're
talking about a HED 3, then $595 front and $695 rear is
pretty much the standard going rate.
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Old 02-06-07, 02:41 PM
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Originally Posted by bonechilling
I don't know anything about lickbikes.com, but if you're
talking about a HED 3, then $595 front and $695 rear is
pretty much the standard going rate.
I kept seeing them for $695 for front add $100 for rear
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Old 02-06-07, 03:13 PM
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yeah i ordered some rims from them. got the runaround a bit, and he didn't call me back a couple of times when he said he would, but the rims came through eventually. sounds like a decent enough guy but probably a better LBS than an online store. definately call them and see if they've actally got it in stock before you order, it won't say on the website.
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Old 02-06-07, 04:05 PM
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Originally Posted by chunts
yeah i ordered some rims from them. got the runaround a bit, and he didn't call me back a couple of times when he said he would, but the rims came through eventually. sounds like a decent enough guy but probably a better LBS than an online store. definately call them and see if they've actally got it in stock before you order, it won't say on the website.
They're not really an LBS at all, probably 97% of their business is mail order/internet. They only really have a storefront for those of us who live nearby and might want to come finger the goods. It's more like an old-style auto parts store when you go in there, there are a few things out front but the vast bulk of the stock is in the back.
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I've ordered from them three times in the past year; mostly rims and spokes, and they've always been helpful, courteous, timely, and much cheaper than anyone else.

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I live nearby them and they've always been super helpful in person or on the phone. For those of you who go there in person, I've found that a sixer of IPA goes a long way there.
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these guys are great. i like the "i'll call you back in a few" method of doing business. there is no being put on hold.

pricematch is good, and when i was touring cross country and needed to repack my pedals they were excited and willing to give advice and show off some interesting things in the shop.
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Originally Posted by sniks
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anyone have any experiences?
Several online orders in the past two years. Always a good outcome.
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Just got some mavics from them. Everything fine, except they didn't include the spacer needed for the freehub, which took me a while to figure out. I called them, and they're sending it out.
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Good people and like Landgolier says, more of a mail order business than a LBS. I've bought a few things from them, most notably a Brooks Swift (they have really good prices on Brooks saddles).

Their "store" is more of a simple showcase of a few items with some "clearance" things here and there but mostly a counter with a large blue Schwinn Paramount track hanging above to die for, and a large LCD screen with a keyboard and mouse so you can "browse" their catalog and then ask for what you need at the counter. You still "shop" online in a way. A novel and interesting method of doing business.

Nice people though and very willing to go in the back and bring out what you need so you can peruse and touch.
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hed wheels huh? going to race with them or just attempt to win friends and influence people?
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Originally Posted by isotopesope
hed wheels huh? going to race with them or just attempt to win friends and influence people?
wanna look like a helicoptor!
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I ordered wheels and a cassette for my roadie from them. Their phone service was knowledgeable and pleasant, shipped as promised and products were what I expected. I will order again of they have what I need at a good price.
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Originally Posted by sniks
wanna look like a helicoptor!
sniks wins! hahahaha
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