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Old 04-30-13, 09:09 AM
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IRO status

Hello all,
I recently wrecked the Alien frame I was on for about 5 years. So I wanted a solid 1" threaded steel frame. I remembered from way back that IRO had one and had a good reputation. I saw the Angus was only $199 and they had my size, so I ordered it.

I hadn't heard about the problems they've apparently been happening. I spent some time searching around the forum for information about IRO. I see that others were having problems submitting orders and getting feedback from them.

I was having the problem submitting the order too, but I was able to get it to go through. But it has been a day and the paypal payment hasn't been picked up?

Are these guys operating? Should I just cancel my order and look for something else?
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Old 04-30-13, 09:11 AM
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Have you tried contacting them?
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Old 04-30-13, 09:12 AM
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My friend ordered one as recently as December, but that's all I got.
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Old 04-30-13, 09:14 AM
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I thought IRO has been done for years? They were from my immediate area and the dude moved away and closed up shop
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Old 04-30-13, 09:16 AM
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The site is still up but considering the last post on their facebook page is from May 2011, I would say they're kaput.
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Old 04-30-13, 09:23 AM
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dude's been mia for awhile now.
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dude's been mia for awhile now.
So he closed up shop to pursue his music career? Makes sense.

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Old 04-30-13, 09:26 AM
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The order confirmation they sent to me is also flagged by gmail as potential phishing. Could be bad:

This message may not have been sent by: tony17842@gmail.com Learn moreReport phishing
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Old 04-30-13, 09:33 AM
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So he closed up shop to pursue his music career? Makes sense.

lol tho
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Old 04-30-13, 12:30 PM
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Nothing to worry about here. I got nervous for no reason.

They updated me, said it's in progress, and even offered to put the bottom bracket in for me free of charge.

Seems like the same great customer service they had a reputation for in the good old days.
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Old 04-30-13, 01:03 PM
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Sweet. So they're still alive but their online presence is gone?
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I just bought an Angus frameset from them back in January. I believe they are selling remaining stock sadly. Processing was a little slow and their contact us feature and phone number are dead. I had to contact them through their eBay store. But with all said and done, I got my frameset safe and sound.
I am loving the Angus. It's sad to see IRO go after seeing how great there products were...
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Old 04-30-13, 07:09 PM
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They were great bikes, but to be honest I was never too wild about them.
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i liked mine
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Old 04-30-13, 07:37 PM
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I loved mine. If they had a Phoenix in my size I'd buy it tomorrow.
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Old 05-03-13, 06:09 PM
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Good delivery time too. Already got it thrown together.

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I just hit him up on ebay to see if he's got any 57cm framesets kicking around. It's good to hear that he's still got inventory, though I'm puzzled as to why he's not selling any of it.
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