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Heads up on IRO forks

Old 02-16-09, 05:30 PM
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Heads up on IRO forks

Looks like they put up a ton of forks in the bargain basement

http://shop.irocycle.com/shop/home.php?cat=30

Just thought I would let you guys know.

Is it worth it?

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Old 02-16-09, 05:44 PM
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$20 for a fork in decent condition is cheap, but steerer length can be a factor. IRO forks also have a really heavy steel steerer.
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that's a great deal. IRO forks are great! What's the rake on IROs?
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They also have formula hubsets for $40 bucks! 36 hole. just what i needed.
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Got a fork! Seems most are already sold out.
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They had all of the forks for sale on ebay about 2 weeks ago
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so what if it's custom, are you suddenly NOT a jackass?
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i could be wrong but i thought the rake was 43mm
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Dang, those hubsets are a good deal until the 50 dollar shipping.
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Originally Posted by Blacksail View Post
Dang, those hubsets are a good deal until the 50 dollar shipping.
My shipping was 7 bucks. Seems fair.
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**** Canada.
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i just jumped on a hub set
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Only has clearance for 700x23c, apparently. Lame.
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Originally Posted by Blacksail View Post
**** Canada.
Do you have any friends who live close to the border. First class USPS is pretty cheap to canada. If all else fails, you can ship the hubset to me and i'lll ship it to your place. Or.. Maybe you could call Tony up and ask him if he can ship it to you via USPS rather than UPS. Probably will save both of you a butt load.

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I ordered 3 pairs of hubs, thats an awesome price
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Sorry to hate on Tony, but I love it when people claim something is in perfect condition EXCEPT for "a few small scratches," and the like.

Perfect and not perfect are mutually exclusive. Your product is either perfect, or it isn't.
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yea, that is kind of weird. I just assume he means that it still functions perfectly
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Originally Posted by p*****ypride View Post
Sorry to hate on Tony, but I love it when people claim something is in perfect condition EXCEPT for "a few small scratches," and the like.

Perfect and not perfect are mutually exclusive. Your product is either perfect, or it isn't.
agreed.
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Whats shipping time like from IRO?
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speaking of IROs I'm thinking of getting the mark v complete but I heard the sizing on iro bikes run a bit small. at 5'9 what would be the best size to go with? No one in my area has an iro so I am unable to test one.
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base the size on what TT length you'd need. I'm 5'11" with long legs and use a 59cm which fits like a 57cm.
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Originally Posted by p*****ypride View Post
Sorry to hate on Tony, but I love it when people claim something is in perfect condition EXCEPT for "a few small scratches," and the like.

Perfect and not perfect are mutually exclusive. Your product is either perfect, or it isn't.
oh c'mon you know what is meant by that you're bustin' his peaches
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Originally Posted by evan811 View Post
Whats shipping time like from IRO?
I just got a tracking number so I wouldn't say it's slow
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Originally Posted by le'ehov View Post
Whats shipping time like from IRO?
yeah i ordered a fork last night at like 2 am and my ups tracking page says it will be here day after tomorrow (i live in michigan).

thanks to the original poster for the heads up!
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Old 02-20-09, 12:10 PM
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I just got mine! pictures soon.
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I ordered mine when I posted the thread and from what I can tell it should be there in a few hours. Makes me want to leave work early
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