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Old 10-04-09, 09:45 PM
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Mercier Kilo TT Bikesdirect.com

Hey guys, just wondering if any of you guys have bought a mercier kilo tt from bikesdirect.com
https://bikesdirect.com/products/mercier/kilott.htm
where are they located?
is it legit?
how much of it comes assembled when you first open it?

please help me out. im trying to get into riding fixed.
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Old 10-04-09, 09:50 PM
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I normally wouldn't post unless it's useful to the OP but... This should be interesting.
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Old 10-04-09, 09:52 PM
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It just keeps getting worse and worse............
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bikesdirect..what's that?
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Old 10-04-09, 09:55 PM
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NO, NOT FROM THOSE GUYS. FROM THESE GUYS: https://www.republicbike.com/

EDIT: has anyone answered it yet?

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uh oh
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Okay Patrick, you are either trolling or really new to Internet forums in general - I suggest you search the other threads in here as you will find the answers you are looking for. You may even find pictures of other peoples bikes. Oh, and if you weren't trolling, welcome to the forum.
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Old 10-04-09, 10:24 PM
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im brand new and know absolutely nothing sorry to piss people off but can i please get a straightforward answer?
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https://www.bikeforums.net/singlespeed-fixed-gear/305822-mercier-kilo-tt-pictures.html

That should get you started.
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Sorry that every one else had to be so rude. Those bikesdirect bikes are actually a bit overpriced. You should check https://www.republicbike.com. There bikes are made out of quality material like high tensil steel. Also they are sold through urban outfitters, so in a way they are backing them. Best part is you get to choose your color scheme.
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By the time he finishes with those 361 pages, there will probably be 25 new threads about the TT started.
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they're pretty good for what they are, but the components are crappy, i have one
 
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Originally Posted by alexgate View Post
Sorry that every one else had to be so rude. Those bikesdirect bikes are actually a bit overpriced. You should check https://www.republicbike.com. There bikes are made out of quality material like high tensil steel. Also they are sold through urban outfitters, so in a way they are backing them. Best part is you get to choose your color scheme.
im actually really diggin the fact that i get to choose the colors and the fact that they come with suginos i think imma go with it.. i mean for 433 i can get a good bike, with a nice color scheme and nice cranks ahah
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Originally Posted by PatrickReza View Post
im actually really diggin the fact that i get to choose the colors and the fact that they come with suginos i think imma go with it.. i mean for 433 i can get a good bike, with a nice color scheme and nice cranks ahah
Originally Posted by alexgate View Post
Sorry that every one else had to be so rude. Those bikesdirect bikes are actually a bit overpriced. You should check https://www.republicbike.com. There bikes are made out of quality material like high tensil steel. Also they are sold through urban outfitters, so in a way they are backing them. Best part is you get to choose your color scheme.
Yo...it's not even April yet.
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Old 10-04-09, 10:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Scrotze View Post
Yo...it's not even April yet.

what you mean its not even april yet?
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+1 for republic
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No, I just thought you folks were kidding that's all. Nevermind me.
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Old 10-04-09, 11:13 PM
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outside of bikeforums, i've NEVER heard of a mercier kilo tt so how does a n00b know about it if not through here?
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outside of bikeforums, i've NEVER heard of a mercier kilo tt so how does a n00b know about it if not through here?
I think they sell them on ebay
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i ****ing hate this board now. it's worse than it's ever been. every time i check to see the new threads they are all like "hey guys how do i skid??" "what's a good gear ratio?" and now this **** tard.
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Jeez bro
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i ****ing hate this board now. it's worse than it's ever been. every time i check to see the new threads they are all like "hey guys how do i skid??" "what's a good gear ratio?" and now this **** tard.
yeah this place was sooooo different 3 months ago

the kilo tt makes for a great starter bike if you're not afraid to wrench. however the price advantage is lost if you need to go to the local bike shop to pay for assembly and wheel truing and whatnot. if that's the case it's probably a better idea to pick up a specialized langster or fuji track through your local bike shop.

don't let that scare you though, imo these cheap bikes from bd.com make for a good opportunity to get familiar with bike maintenance without having to worry about trashing too much money.
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Originally Posted by LupinIII View Post
yeah this place was sooooo different 3 months ago

the kilo tt makes for a great starter bike if you're not afraid to wrench. however the price advantage is lost if you need to go to the local bike shop to pay for assembly and wheel truing and whatnot. if that's the case it's probably a better idea to pick up a specialized langster or fuji track through your local bike shop.

don't let that scare you though, imo these cheap bikes from bd.com make for a good opportunity to get familiar with bike maintenance without having to worry about trashing too much money.
+1

made a stop at my lbs and they said,"These Merciers are everywhere! They're so cheap!" I'm not sure if he meant it in a negative way but I'm sure I would've got sour grapes if a n00b like me came in with a nice bike like a Masi Coltello. I have no problem having a n00b bike like the Kilo. It helps me realize the limitations I'd want to overcome when I want something nicer later on.
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