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Experience with Sparton Frames?

Old 08-31-07, 08:33 AM
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Experience with Sparton Frames?

Just found this

https://www.geocities.com/thebicycles...?1186107956921

and this frame looks quite nice and it's not that expensive.does anybody have a sparton frame and more information?i think they're made in chile...how's the quality?
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Old 08-31-07, 08:48 AM
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please search, there was already a thread about this.
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Old 08-31-07, 08:53 AM
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Funny thing they just copied the text on Soma's site and changed one word, Soma to Sparton!
https://www.somafab.com/somaway.html
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Old 08-31-07, 09:04 AM
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https://www.bikeforums.net/singlespeed-fixed-gear/330345-anyone-have-intel-cheapo-ebay-track-frames.html
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Old 08-31-07, 09:19 AM
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Originally Posted by KEB View Post
Funny thing they just copied the text on Soma's site and changed one word, Soma to Sparton!
https://www.somafab.com/somaway.html
These Sparton people have to be rip-off Nigerians or something.

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Old 08-31-07, 09:46 AM
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Originally Posted by deathhare View Post
Thats so sad. These people Sparton people have to be rip-off Nigerians or something.
They are from South America, English is not their first language. I'll give them credit, they chose decent copy to copy! Nice, generic bull****.
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Old 08-31-07, 09:50 AM
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I was really considering getting one of these to just thrash.
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Old 08-31-07, 11:34 AM
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i was thinking about a beater too, but i think they have reposted their eBay auction at least 4 times without a single bid. scary
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Old 08-31-07, 11:50 AM
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I thought that there was a person that actually has one of these, it was orange, and on Velospace
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Yes, there was a guy.
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Originally Posted by deathhare View Post
Yes, there was a guy.
right, a guy, with a bike, and it was orange
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Old 08-31-07, 12:16 PM
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yeah it was a guy with a bike.
https://velospace.org/node/624
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My sparton Fixie

My experience has been real good. The bike is of course built frame up, and for its usage which is a commuter bike I have no complaints. I do not do tricks on it or ghost ride it into trees. It handles great the steering is spot on and the frame is plenty stiff. The shipping is lightning fast and Jorge, and Porfirio are real easy to deal with. For the price you pay what more can you ask for. Also they are starting to build high end lugged frames with custom lugs, I will be getting one of these soon and recomend a good look at these for everyone interested.
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Originally Posted by BRANDUNE View Post
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Watch out, dude hates the UN! OMG!
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Originally Posted by deathhare View Post
These Sparton people have to be rip-off Nigerians or something.
OT: All i could think about when I read this was that post you made on tbitph where you were basically interrogated by some Nigerians in tokyo. Hee Hee

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Old 03-31-08, 07:43 PM
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i here spartons are ftl
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Originally Posted by peugotpigeon View Post
i here spartons are ftl
this sentence
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Old 03-31-08, 08:02 PM
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Originally Posted by TDHK View Post
OT: All i could think about when I read this was that post you made on tbitph where you were basically interrogated by some Nigerians in tokyo. Hee Hee

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Yeah they were gonna kill me or something.
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https://youtube.com/watch?v=N9ZfV1yAaqU

and

https://youtube.com/watch?v=_Oadp6LUQUM

is all you need to know.
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Old 03-31-08, 08:04 PM
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Originally Posted by deathhare View Post
yeah it was a guy with a bike.
https://velospace.org/node/624
lol, trainer wheels.
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Old 03-31-08, 08:17 PM
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https://youtube.com/watch?v=2c5sVV8PvBo

Sparton ftl.
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Bikesdirect?

Originally Posted by Hunter View Post
My experience has been real good. The bike is of course built frame up, and for its usage which is a commuter bike I have no complaints. I do not do tricks on it or ghost ride it into trees. It handles great the steering is spot on and the frame is plenty stiff. The shipping is lightning fast and Jorge, and Porfirio are real easy to deal with. For the price you pay what more can you ask for. Also they are starting to build high end lugged frames with custom lugs, I will be getting one of these soon and recomend a good look at these for everyone interested.
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Yeah i see no advantage of sparton over mercier.
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fancy colors + stamped frames, dun.
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