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Nice bike but 3k for a SS? Really?
 

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Kram said:
Nice bike but 3k for a SS? Really?
Yes, really. It's a custom bike made by a talented and skilled craftsman right here in the U.S.A.

Anyway, nice bike Erik. I was at 2011 NAHBS Austin with my wife and it was am amazing event. The trip was my wife's wedding gift to me (got married this past June). My bike was being showcased at the Igleheart booth (a 953 650B single speed) so it made the trip even more special. :)
 

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I know that, but you can get an equally as nice geared custom steel steed by equally as talented US builders for that. Just sayin.
 

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I know that, but you can get an equally as nice geared custom steel steed by equally as talented US builders for that. Just sayin.
I think you'd be hard pressed to find anyone to build you a complete bike with a frame and fork with the quality of parts evident on this bike, not to mention the paint (for under $3000). In addition, I'm guessing this builder is far more experienced than you are regarding pricing his work.

P.S. A photo I took from the show :) :

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You misread my post. The original price is above 3k, and this has nothing really special on it (yes, the frame/fork is sweet); FSA headset, Ritchey seatpost/stem, Fangos, can't tell the wheelset.
 

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You misread my post. The original price is above 3k, and this has nothing really special on it (yes, the frame/fork is sweet); FSA headset, Ritchey seatpost/stem, Fangos, can't tell the wheelset.
Nobody misread your post. You seem to be mortified that one of the most promising and well respected, up-and-coming builders could charge $3000 for a single speed CX bike (the discounted price is a bargain). And you continue to be passive aggressive by insulting the builder by saying there's nothing special on it. Erik provided a URL in the original post to the build list so maybe you might want to check that out.
 

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I'm not insulting him; it's a beautiful bike. The discounted price is reasonable. I just wouldn't pay north of 3k for a SS cross bike unless it came with Sven Nyes legs attatched to it:thumbsup:
 

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I'm not insulting him; it's a beautiful bike. The discounted price is reasonable. I just wouldn't pay north of 3k for a SS cross bike unless it came with Sven Nyes legs attatched to it:thumbsup:
I agree, it's a very limited market for a bike that is so narrowly focused. And even, somebody in the market for a custom single speed cyclocross bike would probably want to have the builder custom build it for them, to their custom measurements.
 

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Well, the bike would actually fit me perfectly... too bad I'm a college student. I need to stop looking at these pictures.

And whatever. People pay 2 grand for those ridiculous madfiber wheels, or more for a carbon frame. Speaking only for myself a nice ss cross bike would get way more use than either of those things.
 

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Nice bike- classic lines. :thumbsup:
 

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We all have our poisons. You forgot to add "fugly" to the description of those MF wheels. I wouldn't pay that for a wheelset, either.
 

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Can I post my bikes that are for sale on this forum? Last time I did that, I got my hand spanked. Is It ok to post on the classified section and here?
As long as you've paid your $2 to the classifieds and include a link to the ad in your post, that's your spam pass, so the mods shouldn't complain.
 

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You misread my post. The original price is above 3k, and this has nothing really special on it (yes, the frame/fork is sweet); FSA headset, Ritchey seatpost/stem, Fangos, can't tell the wheelset.
The wheels are Paul high flange hubs laced to A23's with dt comps and alloy nips.

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and not brazed
The frame and fork are tig welded.
 

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tamjam said:
As long as you've paid your $2 to the classifieds and include a link to the ad in your post, that's your spam pass, so the mods shouldn't complain.
Correct. :thumbsup:
 
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