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  1. #1
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    What's up with Chainlove?

    Is it going through an identity crisis lately? It seems like for the last week, it's been nothing but roadie and racer stuff. How about some items that people actually buy?

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    They recently retired Bonktown, so it's now both Mtn and Road.

  3. #3
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    they closed down bonktown a little while back, so now all the shit that was on that site clogs up chainlove instead.

  4. #4
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    Yep. I don't even look at that site anymore.
    I'm sure they are following a plan dictated by marketing, and I'm sure it's been better for them.
    Nothing for me there anymore, though.
    Same thing happened to Steep & Cheap.

  5. #5
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    Both those sites suck now. I miss the old days but my wallet doesn't.
    Dollar sign that bitch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ACHTUNG View Post
    Both those sites suck now. I miss the old days but my wallet doesn't.
    x2


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  7. #7
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    I had almost lost faith in Chainlove until I picked up a Shimano XT wheel set from them super cheap last week. I also saw complete Santa Cruz Highball carbons on there yesterday for short money.

  8. #8
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    x3 I am sick of this roadie crap coming up on Chainlove. Lame.

  9. #9
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    I finally got glasses with interchangeable lenses, that's all I've seen lately that I've had any interest in. I guess that's a good thing though.

  10. #10
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    x 45 on the wallet thing, but I'm do some new stuff... so hopefully it turns around soon.

  11. #11
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    Yep. Definitely fallen off. Still the occasional steal but hardly like it was.
    Quote Originally Posted by Odin
    But where is he going to get 10 gallons of crisco, a real doll, 14 japanese virgins, a box of strawberrys, a bottle of old harpers, 12 and a half mangum condoms and some rubber gloves at this time of night?

  12. #12
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    They just had a Camelback pack on there that's meant for hiking. The description even listed it as having loops for an ice axe. You know, just the other day I was out on a ride and thought to myself, "Gee, an ice axe would come in handy right now."
    "I knew in an instant that the three dollars I had spent on wine would not go to waste."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arty50 View Post
    You know, just the other day I was out on a ride and thought to myself, "Gee, an ice axe would come in handy right now."
    Dude, where are you riding??!!??

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    I dunno, fighting off the hordes of smug 29er hard tail racer weenies would be a bit easier with an axe readily available...
    StokePimpin' ain't easy

  15. #15
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    Quote Originally Posted by VTsession View Post
    I also saw complete Santa Cruz Highball carbons on there yesterday for short money.
    That's actually painful to read, I've been staring at that bike at my local shop for a while now. For purposes of self-abuse, how cheap was it?

  16. #16
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    It kinda makes sense that they'd have them together.
    No longer stuck.

    Quote Originally Posted by stuckathuntermtn View Post
    Just an uneducated guess.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jamespio View Post
    That's actually painful to read, I've been staring at that bike at my local shop for a while now. For purposes of self-abuse, how cheap was it?
    Not cheap. Assuming it was the one I saw, it was 20% off full blown MSRP, which pretty much means it was the same price you'd get at any given bike shop.

    As a side note, self abuse = buying that weenie machine.

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    Good. 20% would not have tempted me, especially in the carbon. I think aluminum version might be just about perfect for what I ride, and on a purely subjective note, there is some ineffable aesthetic to that bike that grabs me. Whatever. Agree with original poster, chainlove has not been delivering the love lately. Probably a good thign in that it means more of my money goes to my local shops.

  19. #19
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    $25 for some V1s was pretty sweet. Otherwise, junk factory. I probably wouldn't notice a good deal anyway. I've blocked the notifications out.
    Remind me. We'll send him a red cap and a Speedo.

  20. #20
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    The L&M Stella 300 lumen light that's on there right now is actually a screaming deal for a pretty damn good light.
    StokePimpin' ain't easy

  21. #21
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    Quote Originally Posted by rideit View Post
    The L&M Stella 300 lumen light that's on there right now is actually a screaming deal for a pretty damn good light.
    Here is whats on there now. I really need a bunch of these:

    Ibex Indie Mountain Jersey - Short-Sleeve - Women's


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    ^ And for 46 bucks? Why would I pay 46 dollars for a fancy T-shirt on a deal-at-a-time site?
    Quote Originally Posted by Odin
    But where is he going to get 10 gallons of crisco, a real doll, 14 japanese virgins, a box of strawberrys, a bottle of old harpers, 12 and a half mangum condoms and some rubber gloves at this time of night?

  23. #23
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    It IS merino wool

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    JFC. Seriously?

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    I just sold a bike goddammit. I've gotta build another one on the cheap, and all you've got is WOMAN'S RUNNING SHOES?!!!

  25. #25
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    The Campagnolo hat on right now is a sign that the end is nigh.


    I agree, I look at chainlove and SAC often and have not felt compelled to buy anything in at least a year. FAIL

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