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Old 05-01-06, 01:52 PM
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The May Sale Bike at You-Know-Where

Not to start another round of sturming und dranging, but if you're in the market for a new road bike, check this out. Carbon seat stays. Ultegra. $1095 delivered.
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I've heard of neither "sturming" nor "dranging," and I hope I never show up in the doctor's office doing either.

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Originally Posted by chroot
I've heard of neither "sturming" nor "dranging," and I hope I never show up in the doctor's office doing either.

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Sturm und Drang translates to "storm and urge." Sort of misplaced and garbled in the OP reference.
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Originally Posted by H1449-6
Sturm und Drang translates to "storm and urge." Sort of misplaced and garbled in the OP reference.
'....sometimes also called "storm and stress" in English-speaking countries...'

(and in Monty Python bits...)
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Sweet Deal! But do not forget what ABH says! It is only a box of parts! Good Deal
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So when are you ordering this puppy Ostuni?
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Countdown to alanbikehouston....
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Hey guys,

is this really a better buy(relative to other BD's products)?....I bought the Windsor Kennet from BD on Ebay and got charged a total of 1090 USD included shipping. It seems to me that besides the wheelset(mine came with R550's) and the decals, my windsor kennet is exactly identical to this bike. Having upgraded the wheel set to R600 and carbon stem and a super light Weyless bar, mine comes around 17.8 pounds(including keo classic pedals and R100 micro wireless computer, and one specialized carbon cage).

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Not to start another round of sturming und dranging, but if you're in the market for a new road bike, check this out. Carbon seat stays. Ultegra. $1095 delivered.
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Hmm good crit bike. Good components, and if you crash frame can be replaced on a cheap.
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Originally Posted by ViperZ
So when are you ordering this puppy Ostuni?
if i do, just take me out and shoot me...

that said, i have seriously thought about it!

[START=Trouble] It would ALMOST be worth getting just for the Ultegra goodies and the Ritchey wheels. I'd be set for spare parts for years!. [/End Trouble]
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Originally Posted by Ostuni
Not to start another round of sturming und dranging, but if you're in the market for a new road bike, check this out. Carbon seat stays. Ultegra. $1095 delivered.

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I never liked that dog anyway. And I "need" another bike...
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Originally Posted by Ostuni
'....sometimes also called "storm and stress" in English-speaking countries...'

(and in Monty Python bits...)

"Storm and Strife"
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Originally Posted by Ostuni
Not to start another round of sturming und dranging, but if you're in the market for a new road bike, check this out. Carbon seat stays. Ultegra. $1095 delivered.
What I paid. Only difference is I got the Century Pro (triple). Otherwise identical. Best purchase decision I ever made.
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Originally Posted by Ostuni
if i do, just take me out and shoot me...

that said, i have seriously thought about it!

[START=Trouble] It would ALMOST be worth getting just for the Ultegra goodies and the Ritchey wheels. I'd be set for spare parts for years!. [/End Trouble]
Ostuni,

Your link shows that the bike's on sale for $1095 while the Bikesdirect home page has it for $1495. How do you come across these limited time sales since I may not be able to pull the string by May 10th.

thanks,
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Originally Posted by bbattle
im keeping this pic. Its gold and will come in handy on other forums.

Whats the go people are these people starting these threads geniune shills or real people?

Im guessing they are shills because every third thread in this place is a bd.com thread. I know where you are bd if I want one I will come
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Ostuni is as real as they come. Knows a bargain when he runs across one, and not shy to share. Also not shy to resell when he changes his mind, thus the support he gets from us re new bikes. Let's see, after he depreciates this rig for a month or two, I could probably afford it...

Ostuni! Take it from another cat lover, you NEED THIS BIKE!!!
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thats a good parts kit. The fact it has a real shimano crank BB and not the usual FSA is a bonus
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Originally Posted by Ostuni
Not to start another round of sturming und dranging, but if you're in the market for a new road bike, check this out. Carbon seat stays. Ultegra. $1095 delivered.
It looks a lot like a Leader 735 frame. There is no way you could build a Leader for that little with Ultegra though. Sounds like a great deal.

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I'd sell frame/fork and maybe the wheels. didn't it say you get ritchey WCS stem, etc?
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Originally Posted by Starclimber
Ostuni is as real as they come. Knows a bargain when he runs across one, and not shy to share. Also not shy to resell when he changes his mind, thus the support he gets from us re new bikes. Let's see, after he depreciates this rig for a month or two, I could probably afford it...

Ostuni! Take it from another cat lover, you NEED THIS BIKE!!!
I think Ostuni needs a Time Trial/Tri bike, in size 54. Can you be done with it by mid July?
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Is alanbikehouston on vacation? How could he not have posted on this thread yet?!?!?
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I guess I'll fill in for Alan to help put an end to you Moto shillers

There are millions of Americans who bought the REAL Motobecane's....the bikes made in France. THAT Motobecane was an actual bike company that employed engineers, designers, and skilled builders. That once great name is now owned in the USA by the semi-shady hustlers at BikesDirect.

Here at the Forums there are only about twenty regular members who own the "new" Motobecane's...the bikes imported from Asia by BikesDirect. By "members" I mean those folks who post in threads unrelated to Motobecane and BikesDirect. The people who post ONLY about Motobecane and ONLY about BikesDirect products are obvious not true members, they are simply shills for BikesDirect.

However, those twenty "real" members keep two or three Motobecane threads going on the front page of "Road Cycling" at all times...a lot of work, but they get help. Each month, a BikesDirect employee joins the Forum to post "I just found a bike with a list price of $3,000, on sale at BikesDirect for just $899 including free shipping. It is the bestest bike I ever saw...maybe the bestest bike in the whole world". And, the shill will provide a convenient link to BikesDirect, or to one of BikesDirect E-Bay auctions.

"Bike Forums", two years ago, was a place "newbies" could come for factual, reliable information about bikes. Thanks to the hard work of BikesDirect, and about twenty helpful friends, it is rapidly becoming the "BikesDirect Bike Forums"....factual, and reliable information? No. But we CAN tell you where to go if you want a bike shipped "free", directly to your front door.

Members of Bike Forums ride bikes made by over a hundred different bike companies, purchased from thousands of different retailers. The 20 or so actual owners of "new" Motobecanes represent less than 1% of the total members of Bike Forums. Yet, that tiny group continues to generate almost 100% of the threads at Bike Forums that "steer" members to just one particular bike retailer. Again, Mr. Bikes Direct...why not just start your own Bike Forum (as Schwinn, and others have done), and leave THIS Bike Forum alone?
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Originally Posted by Starclimber
...Take it from another cat lover...
i don't like any of my cats right now.... all three are misbehaving in different, maddening ways... example: every morning between 4:30 am - 5:00 am, as i lay innocently sleeping, lyon gets up on top of my bed's headboard and jumps onto my stomach...

Originally Posted by Starclimber
...you NEED THIS BIKE!!
Originally Posted by ElJamoquio
I think Ostuni needs a Time Trial/Tri bike, in size 54. Can you be done with it by mid July?
now you're just being cruel... that's like telling otis campbell (of mayberry) 'go on, have a drink! just one more won't do no harm!'
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