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    Flash Carbon - available as frame only?

    Is it possible to buy a 2011 Flash Carbon as frame only, or frame and lefty? Also - what are some good online shops for buying Cannondale - that I can work with on a custom build? I live in Austria, but will try to buy my bike in the US. Probably have a friend / coworker bring it over as luggage (+ oversize fee).

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    try drcannondale.de

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    Yes it is possible to buy the frame but it seems like Cannondale discourages it. You can get the Flash 3 carbon complete for about the same price as just the frame. Kind of a bummer but you do get a complete bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mountain Bike Cowboy View Post
    Yes it is possible to buy the frame but it seems like Cannondale discourages it. You can get the Flash 3 carbon complete for about the same price as just the frame. Kind of a bummer but you do get a complete bike.
    Then sell the parts you don't want and you have a lot of beer money!

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    2011 frames are pretty much non existent though. I know you won't find any size large from Cannondale directly. Never know what kind of inventory the dealers may have though...

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    Score the ads.
    A friend just found an '11 from a Taurine warranty.

    So a new unused and unobtainium '11 Medium (with geo mods) for 1000 EUR.

    A full equipped '10 Team edition can be found from 3200 (used) and up to <5000 for a complete new unused with warranty from a dealer.

    If you factor the DT Swiss wheels, Lefty and Hollowgram you get a lot more than starting from scratch, unless you have a boatload of Dale specific tidbits.

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    i've got an issue with my 2011 flash frame, although they don't think it fatal c'dale said they would replace it without hesitation. the problem is, so i am led to believe and as rumshcawheely says, 2011 frames are pretty much non existent. i am just waiting to hear back from them, i'm guessing it'll be 2012 before there is anything available!?!

    i'd try ebay.de, there seems to be a glut of c'dale items in Germany.

    good luck.

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    To replace a Taurine in warranty, it took 6 weeks, if I remember, to get a '11 in EU.
    For something non existent, not that bad and certainly regarding the time frame I've experienced from Dale !! Last year another friend >6 months to get a new frame !!!

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    i guess it all depends on when in the year that you're looking for a frame, or are unfortunate enough to require a warranty.

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