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    New question here. Orbea!?

    A buddy is in Spain, dodging bulls maybe, and tried for an Orbea tour and thought that he could bring back a 29er frame or two. No luck.
    Anyone seen the Orbea 29er yet?

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    You know, I was just checking that out when you posted this? Strange...Orbea make great road bikes!

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    Nice bikes

    They seem to only sell well during the Tour. A couple years ago SuperGo had the buyout and moved many frames/bikes. Road bikes only though.
    The Orbea 29er frames should be retailing for about $750.

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    There's a few out there-

    I think if you ask any Orbea dealership just how much they like working with Orbea, besides the fact that they make great bikes, they would tell you they're at the top of list when it comes to delivering when promised. I had a 26" HT and loved it and then had the chance to ride a 29er and it's great - it's got a 'longish' top tube, really sweet handling, nice paint job and well built. Not to over-do it but I've had great experiences with Orbea-

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    All orbea 29er go to the USA.

    There is only one 29 frame in spain, and it is not meant to be used by people off the orbea crew.

    Orbea is one of the biggest brand in Europe.
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    Only 6 left

    Orbea only has 6 left in a 19" frame. They retail for $600 (frame, headset only). They are great bikes as has been said before.
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    Err, there's one sitting in my LBS waiting to be taken home. I've seen it there since a few months ago. Yeah, I'd say their available.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 20.100 FR
    All orbea 29er go to the USA.

    There is only one 29 frame in spain, and it is not meant to be used by people off the orbea crew.

    Orbea is one of the biggest brand in Europe.
    How stupid is that. Europe, a massive roadie tradition. A mountainbike with 700c wheels, nah, no one would be interested in that .
    Act your age, not your wheelsize.

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    you know, it's the same with italian made Bianchi singlespeed frames....

    Some guys from inside orbea didn't even know they had this frame in the lineup
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    No way!

    Quote Originally Posted by 20.100 FR
    italian made Bianchi singlespeed frames....
    No way! Eyetalian made SSs. Well, maybe the SISS, SASS and PUSS

    So, two Mafioso types come into a bike shop in town. A Bianchi dealer. A tiny shop that just got dumped on by UPS. 20 Specialised boxes.
    These two goombas have to squeeze by the competition and are bummed that there are no Italian made Bianchis. 15 Pistas and some Townie looking bikes.

    If they, the two BIANCHI ITALY REPS (one of which was/is a road racer) announced that they were coming, the shop would have at two espressos and NO Special. shipment.
    Other than no Italian made bikes everything went great. This was last week.
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    Quote Originally Posted by noslogan
    A buddy is in Spain, dodging bulls maybe, and tried for an Orbea tour and thought that he could bring back a 29er frame or two. No luck.
    Anyone seen the Orbea 29er yet?
    I've had the Large for two months now.
    I really like it. It isn't as forgiving as my MC Mute,
    but it is built for racing. So I expect a harsh ride.
    The bike climbs well, corners like it is on rails, and
    looks great.
    I plan to race it this month at the off road assault on Mt. Mitchell.


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