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Old 04-10-19, 11:14 AM
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Walmart gravel bike

https://www.cxmagazine.com/gravel-bi...mer-lauch-2019

Force 1, HED Ardennes LT wheels, $3550.
105 version $2,300

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interesting mix of geometry. Huge tire clearance, only 69mm BB drop, and high stack. A threaded BB too.
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Yeah, Walmart is going crazy!

I read a "specs" review of the mountain bike version on "bicycling" I think it was? Although it looked like a good deal compared to Specialized/Trek, they concluded it was pretty much the same bang for the buck as a Canyon. Of course Canyon makes amazing bikes with Pro-team support (not sure if that is a correlation). Not sure who designs the Viathons, or what their credentials are...
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hard to drop $2000 on the frameset without knowing who's the manufacture, that's the same price as Diverge, Checkpoint, and Grail
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I paid $2950 out the door for my Giant Revolt Advanced 0 with carbon frame, carbon wheels, and Ultegra drivetrain. How is this Vicodin or whatever its called a good deal compared to arguably the top carbon bike manufacturer in the world?
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Originally Posted by Noctilux.95 View Post
I paid $2950 out the door for my Giant Revolt Advanced 0 with carbon frame, carbon wheels, and Ultegra drivetrain. How is this Vicodin or whatever its called a good deal compared to arguably the top carbon bike manufacturer in the world?
The prestige that comes with the Walmart name.
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Originally Posted by tyrion View Post
The prestige that comes with the Walmart name.
😂

20 years ago, it’d have “Sam’s Choice” written on the downtube.
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Originally Posted by Noctilux.95 View Post
I paid $2950 out the door for my Giant Revolt Advanced 0 with carbon frame, carbon wheels, and Ultegra drivetrain. How is this Vicodin or whatever its called a good deal compared to arguably the top carbon bike manufacturer in the world?
Your choice-supportive bias is not unfounded.
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Brands many , manufacturers few , only thing Walmart can offer after the sale , is a refund..

so, after sale Service, its all not included.. you ought to have it safety checked ,

since Wally just assembles it well enough to go past the Cashier ringing up the sale..
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Your local Walmart store isn't stocking the bikes. It is just being sold through their website and even that won't happen for a while.

https://www.pinkbike.com/news/walmar...ike-brand.html
Pinkbike has a better article about the company.

The bikes are assembled to 98% using Carlsbad, California based company Lucidity to be ready for a home delivery requiring minimal final assembly. The Viathon website hosts a repository of quick-start and assembly instructions and customer service will be offered through support@viathonbicycles.com and on @viathonbicycles social media accounts.
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Originally Posted by fietsbob View Post
Brands many , manufacturers few , only thing Walmart can offer after the sale , is a refund..

so, after sale Service, its all not included.. you ought to have it safety checked ,

since Wally just assembles it well enough to go past the Cashier ringing up the sale..
This is completely inaccurate. Did you read the article at all?
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Crazy how many people can't read.
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Walmart & Rapha?

Here is some words on the new bike and walmart connection
https://www.bikeradar.com/us/road/ne...n-bikes-53862/
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hard to drop $2000 on the frameset without knowing who's the manufacture, that's the same price as Diverge, Checkpoint, and Grail
Don't be silly, no one is going to get the frame only
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Originally Posted by Chi_Z View Post
hard to drop $2000 on the frameset without knowing who's the manufacture, that's the same price as Diverge, Checkpoint, and Grail
Probably one of the same Chinese/Taiwan contract manufacturers.
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Team Walmart Rapha made team kits

The real question is would u wear the Rapha made Walmart team kit ?
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Probably one of the same Chinese/Taiwan contract manufacturers.
Well, sure. That's pretty much a given.
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An expansion of sizes might be needed for a Rapha/Walmart kit....
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An expansion of sizes might be needed for a Rapha/Walmart kit....
Like the “ bubba”
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Originally Posted by Noctilux.95 View Post
I paid $2950 out the door for my Giant Revolt Advanced 0 with carbon frame, carbon wheels, and Ultegra drivetrain. How is this Vicodin or whatever its called a good deal compared to arguably the top carbon bike manufacturer in the world?
You got quite a deal on that bike, haven't seen it for less than $3,400.
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