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Old 09-11-22, 09:24 AM
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Originally Posted by jadmt
Nice. Were you able to find someone local to buy it. I think they look cool but are not a great longer mile bike. I'm still kind of bummed how heavy mine is.
Relatively localóhe drove up from RI.
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Old 09-11-22, 07:07 PM
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Originally Posted by jadmt
your wait time has been excessive for sure. I have around 1100 miles on mine now and not sure it is the right bike for what I am doing..
2 weeks without an update or answer from Handsome despite emails. Iíve just emailed again. Honestly the experience has been really poor and Iím frustrated by handsome keep ignoring me. Iíve been reasonable.
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The conversation has been helpful.

ēIíve a couple stems waiting on the side to choose between that may prevent the bar from hitting the top tube if it canít be adjusted out on mine. And leather and waxed hemp and artificial
sinew if they wonít resolve it.

ēI appreciate the link to the brake adjustment. This will be my first bike with this brake type.

ēthe sticker talk gave me
the idea to (maybe) pinstripe purple
over the red/green which I feel looks great on the pearl
and fine on the orange, but trends toward clashing with the purple.

ēglad to read others donít mind orange with purpleÖ
(also waiting on the side)



all the best,
and remember, the delayed gratification is exercising the will power and decision making area of your brains
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Old 09-12-22, 08:54 AM
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Originally Posted by streetsurfer
The conversation has been helpful.

ēIíve a couple stems waiting on the side to choose between that may prevent the bar from hitting the top tube if it canít be adjusted out on mine. And leather and waxed hemp and artificial
sinew if they wonít resolve it.

ēI appreciate the link to the brake adjustment. This will be my first bike with this brake type.

ēthe sticker talk gave me
the idea to (maybe) pinstripe purple
over the red/green which I feel looks great on the pearl
and fine on the orange, but trends toward clashing with the purple.

ēglad to read others donít mind orange with purpleÖ
(also waiting on the side)



all the best,
and remember, the delayed gratification is exercising the will power and decision making area of our brains
I just scored a deal on a C17 yesterday. $80 on amazon. Love my B17 but for $80 will put it on another bike. What stems do you have? been looking for a deal on a Nitto seat post but no luck yet.
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Old 09-12-22, 08:18 PM
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installed a tektro brake cross over hanger. if nothing else it looks better than the little crapola one they come with. I wish someone who ordered just the frame set would chime in. I would love to know what the frame set really weighs. I look at the sum of the parts and this bike should not be pushing 30lbs. The brooks saddle adds just under 6 ounces vs the saddle it comes with so that is not it. I know I can trim that amount with different seat post. but still a heavy bike not sure it would even be possible to get it down under 26lbs changing the easy things.
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Old 09-13-22, 10:00 AM
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Originally Posted by jadmt
installed a tektro brake cross over hanger. if nothing else it looks better than the little crapola one they come with. I wish someone who ordered just the frame set would chime in. I would love to know what the frame set really weighs. I look at the sum of the parts and this bike should not be pushing 30lbs. The brooks saddle adds just under 6 ounces vs the saddle it comes with so that is not it. I know I can trim that amount with different seat post. but still a heavy bike not sure it would even be possible to get it down under 26lbs changing the easy things.
What does the wheelset weigh with those tires and that giant OEM-grade cassette? All that looks beefy.
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Old 09-13-22, 10:21 AM
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Originally Posted by tricky
What does the wheelset weigh with those tires and that giant OEM-grade cassette? All that looks beefy.
they are pretty heavy. I have not weighed them but my old 1990's mavic 231 with xt hubs are much lighter. the cassette is just under 16 ounces.
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Old 09-14-22, 09:28 PM
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Originally Posted by tricky
What does the wheelset weigh with those tires and that giant OEM-grade cassette? All that looks beefy.
so I added up the parts of the wheels and tires and somewhere in the neighborhood of 8 lbs so pretty heavy. I really think he frame and fork has to be heavier than 6.8lbs
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Old 09-15-22, 05:59 PM
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Just a data point - but my notes say that my 2012 60cm frame is 4.96lbs (frame only; I guess I never weighed the fork).
Update - Weighed the whole bike at 26.74lbs as pictured above with the empty Caradice Barley bag (~1.3lbs) so just about 25.5lbs for the bike.

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Old 09-15-22, 06:38 PM
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the amazon $80 brooks was legit.

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Originally Posted by jadmt;[url=tel:22648687
22648687[/url]]the amazon $80 brooks was legit.

Ömy wife loved the wrapping paper!
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Originally Posted by streetsurfer
Ömy wife loved the wrapping paper!
touch of class
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Well handsome has ignored all of my emails for the last week. Pretty fed up with them at this point.
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Old 09-16-22, 07:19 PM
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Originally Posted by heytchap
Well handsome has ignored all of my emails for the last week. Pretty fed up with them at this point.
have you tried calling or instant messaging them? I think you are at the point where a call and request for your money back might be your best option from this point forward. What have they said in their emails when they have gotten back to you?
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Originally Posted by streetsurfer
I did order one last week-a purple 56cm. Orange were gone. Itís fineÖI have a purple Mustang and wife has a purple cannondale. Itíll fit right in.
what kind of timeline did they give you? with the crap that heytchap has been going through I would be curious what they told you as far as delivery goes.
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Around a ten day or two week time between the placing and building of my order was mentioned when I emailed them to provide a second contact number. I think that put it at late this week, with last week having the holiday.


We heard back in a day or so when we sent that second contact email.

Being a latecomer to it, Iím just going with the flow, and see it is a neat project coming to itís fruition-glad to have gotten in on it.

Sorry jadmt,your quote didnít attach, my bad.

My first ten speed was on 26Ē wheels, but that was í71 maybe. Thisíll be a little different.

Iím not worried about the wait, and expect itíll be well worth it. I hope the same for you others. I knew the potential was there as they work to get out the projectís frames and start all the full builds, as new orders come in.
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Old 09-18-22, 07:58 AM
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Relatively localóhe drove up from RI.
Hey I'm that guy from Rhode Island, thanks again for everything I'm really enjoying the ride!!
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I am tempted to go buy this. https://bozeman.craigslist.org/bik/d...533843571.html
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These are my extra quill stems. I don't see any of them helping much. There is also a 60mm reach, -12į SR.
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Originally Posted by Jonnyd613
Hey I'm that guy from Rhode Island, thanks again for everything I'm really enjoying the ride!!
Terrific!
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Originally Posted by jadmt
Thatís a good price.
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Originally Posted by Jonnyd613
Hey I'm that guy from Rhode Island, thanks again for everything I'm really enjoying the ride!!
welcome!
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Originally Posted by streetsurfer
welcome!
Thank you!
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Originally Posted by streetsurfer
These are my extra quill stems. I don't see any of them helping much. There is also a 60mm reach, -12į SR.
the lower left and quill adaptor might be the ticket.
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Originally Posted by jadmt;[url=tel:22651751
22651751[/url]]the lower left and quill adaptor might be the ticket.
thatís encouraging, thanks.
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