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    No email yet. I ordered on Jan 3rd. If I go to The House Website and click on Track Order on top of the page, my order still says as Processing which is what it's said since I ordered.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kawidan View Post
    No email yet. I ordered on Jan 3rd. If I go to The House Website and click on Track Order on top of the page, my order still says as Processing which is what it's said since I ordered.
    I ordered late of November/Early December and my order still says processing as well.

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    The Minnesota 1.0 and 2.0 Fatbikes

    Bought a 20" silver/red last Friday on eBay. Shipped today to arrive Wednesday.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kawidan View Post
    No email yet. I ordered on Jan 3rd. If I go to The House Website and click on Track Order on top of the page, my order still says as Processing which is what it's said since I ordered.
    Same here, I ordered on 1/3/14 @ 11:00 am. This morning it says processing. Customer service says they forwarded my order to the warehouse for shipping and I should get another email today with tracking information. I hope the email is correct.

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    They temporarily credited my Visa yesterday... Which made me a little nervous. Today my account doesn't show activity, from them... So who's knows. I ordered 1/16 so I'm way back of the line!

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    My track order page said to call for info. So, customer service said that a helmet that I bought was on back-order. She made it a separate order so it wouldn't delay bike shipment. She couldn't say when bike would ship, but I hope this will speed it up. Said they were now being inspected for quality control. Ordered mine 12-16-13.

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    ordered last week in november, order status still processing aka no movement.
    Yesterday i was told the extra wheelset was still at customs, and all orders wouldn't be shipped out till they were in. I asked to ship the bike separate since i dont need the extra wheelset till summer and I have the snow now for the fatty, but they would not budge.

    if anyone has heard otherwise or has a better update that'd be great to hear.

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    Some people that don't care for the extra wheelsets are actually cancelling their orders and ordering it on Ebay at the cheaper price minus the extra wheels.

    One guy ordered yesterday morning and his bike has already shipped with an expected delivery of tomorrow.

    I'm almost tempted to do the same but I'm trying to be patient and wait it out. I keep telling myself that we are still 2 days away from the original ship date of Jan 30th and I knew that when I ordered it so that's the only thing keeping me from ordering it on Ebay LOL
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    Ordered my 18" White from DJs Boardshop via Ebay on Sunday 1/26, shipped yesterday for tomorrow delivery. I did not see any value on waiting for the bike based on an extra set of wheels that will never see the light of day. Also, will put the $90 saved towards some components that I will actually get some return on. Looking forward to hitting the trail on Thursday!!

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    Ordered mine a couple weeks ago or so. Called today and was told that it's shipping this afternoon (Tuesday 1/28) via Fedex ground.

    Update: order has shipped. Won't be able to track it until Fedex updates its computers.
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    Quote Originally Posted by zorg View Post
    Ordered mine a couple weeks ago or so. Called today and was told that it's shipping this afternoon (Tuesday 1/28) via Fedex ground.

    Update: order has shipped. Won't be able to track it until Fedex updates its computers.
    did you get a shipping email? seems odd that those of use that ordered back in november havent and your order placed a couple weeks ago did. Did you get teh slick or knobby 29er wheelset? I wonder if only one set are in?

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    Knobby wheelset
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kawidan View Post
    Some people that don't care for the extra wheelsets are actually cancelling their orders and ordering it on Ebay at the cheaper price minus the extra wheels.

    One guy ordered yesterday morning and his bike has already shipped with an expected delivery of tomorrow.

    I'm almost tempted to do the same but I'm trying to be patient and wait it out. I keep telling myself that we are still 2 days away from the original ship date of Jan 30th and I knew that when I ordered it so that's the only thing keeping me from ordering it on Ebay LOL
    I cancelled my order with the plan to get the Ebay one. There was a hold on the funds on my CC that took 3 days to clear, so keep that in mind. Might just be worth it to wait it out.

    I totally defected anyways and picked up a 2014 Pugsley...

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    My 18' Silver/Red bike and wheels that I ordered on Christmas day has shipped!!! It will get here on the Mississippi Gulf Coast just in time for 60 degree weather to return!

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    They just called me. Shipping this PM or tomorrow. Expected delivery in Denver Fri/Sat.

    Sounds like this fresh snow we got last night will get test ridden Sunday before the Broncos win the Super Bowl!

    Got the slicks, if it matters to anyone.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GalenCopes View Post
    My 18' Silver/Red bike and wheels that I ordered on Christmas day has shipped!!! It will get here on the Mississippi Gulf Coast just in time for 60 degree weather to return!

    Galen
    did you order the slick or knobby 29ers wheelset?seems like the only shipping are the knobbies

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    Quote Originally Posted by hokiebrett View Post
    They just called me. Shipping this PM or tomorrow. Expected delivery in Denver Fri/Sat.

    Sounds like this fresh snow we got last night will get test ridden Sunday before the Broncos win the Super Bowl!

    Got the slicks, if it matters to anyone.


    When did you place your original order?

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    Quote Originally Posted by chrixtopher View Post
    When did you place your original order?
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    I ordered 1/16 so I'm way back of the line!

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    Quote Originally Posted by hokiebrett View Post
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    Man, you got the same order as me exactly and I ordered in november. Just called up and after being on hold 20 minutes they said it wont ship today. Not sure why it's not first come first serve?

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    Yeah, sounds like I got bumped somehow.

    And they called me!

    Who knows. Looking forward to fat biking Sunday!! (Pre-marriage counseling seminar Saturday... Would it set a bad tone if I blew that off to go fat bikin'?)

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    Dear Minnesota bikes/Framed/House customer service reps,

    Because you've had to spend the past week/weeks fielding calls from folks wondering why their bikes haven't shipped ahead of the original shipping date which hasn't arrived yet, even while updates are happening on Facebook and on mtbr, I give you permission to run outside and curse every single one of the callers. Then come back inside and be really nice to all the folks that keep calling, but make sure to put each caller on hold for 30 minutes before answering.

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    yes, and make sure to please ship out the order in reverse order also. whoever heard of FIFO anyhow?

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    HA. No joke. Sometimes too much information is a bad thing?

    The poor CS girl sounded stressed. I offered to buy her a drink, but she didn't know how to charge my card for it :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by hokiebrett View Post
    HA. No joke. Sometimes too much information is a bad thing?

    The poor CS girl sounded stressed. I offered to buy her a drink, but she didn't know how to charge my card for it :-)
    I was thinking the same thing the other day. They should of just stuck to original Jan 30th ship instead of teasing us with the earlier ship date. It probably would of saved themselves a lot of calls.

    But on the other hand, the chance of an earlier ship date gave me the push I needed to order one. I was thinking of waiting it out until the Boris X9 became available but when I found out that the Minnesota 2.0 may ship early, that was the push I needed to place my order. Now that I know that the Boris X9 won't be available until mid-March, I'm even more happy I went with the Minnesota. Now I just got to get my hands on it LOL
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    They were losing a lot of orders to folks canceling and buying on ebay. they had to keep stoking the fire. its all about supply and demand, and marketing rules in that game

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    They were not loosing any orders because they were the ones on E bay. They were selling the bikes without the wheel set for less $$. I searched their account and name was different but same location.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yetiski View Post
    They were not loosing any orders because they were the ones on E bay. They were selling the bikes without the wheel set for less $$. I searched their account and name was different but same location.
    I meant people flipping to another fatbike. IE: not ordering another framed bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chrixtopher View Post
    I meant people flipping to another fatbike. IE: not ordering another framed bike.
    So people were cancelling because the bikes they ordered were still set to ship out by the original shipping date? That's strange. Somebody should call customer service and ask.

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    They are the ones who caused all this crap by moving the ship date up and then moving it again and again. They called back on Sat and said the bike would ship on mon and be delivered to WI on tue. Now it turns out they never shipped it at all. If you want to say that it still is not the original ship date you are correct, but they are the ones who leaked the 17th, 20th, 24th, and the last one 27th which did not come true.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slow Danger View Post
    So people were cancelling because the bikes they ordered were still set to ship out by the original shipping date? That's strange. Somebody should call customer service and ask.
    You could read this thread and see for yourself how others were going to, or we could all give each other nuggies and be inter web tough guys and not contribute anything useful to the thread?

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    Back on track. The famous wheelset LOL

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    As I work in customer service, I really do feel for the people who are working the phones on this order. Yes, I know they are shipping early...but if they would have consistently put factual information on their Facebook page it would have kept down the phone calls. I never saw them list when the bikes actually came in or when the wheels came in. Maybe some teaser pics of the order arriving. Letting us know about the delay in shipping due to wheels not coming in would have saved them a bunch of calls. Don't sugar coat the situation...just tell us what is going on.

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    I think I am the only one who actually wants the extra wheelset. I may even pick up an extra set when everyone starts selling off the ones they don't want! Part of the reason I purchased this bike is for commuting to work with an inexpensive bike and the 29er wheels will come in handy!

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    Quote Originally Posted by GalenCopes View Post
    I think I am the only one who actually wants the extra wheelset. I may even pick up an extra set when everyone starts selling off the ones they don't want! Part of the reason I purchased this bike is for commuting to work with an inexpensive bike and the 29er wheels will come in handy!

    Galen
    I ordered the slick wheelset with the idea of turning the bike into a rigid 29er commuter in the summer time. Not sure if I'll actually convert it but having that option is nice.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chrixtopher View Post
    You could read this thread and see for yourself how others were going to, or we could all give each other nuggies and be inter web tough guys and not contribute anything useful to the thread?
    I been reading this thread since post #15. Man, some of you guys are wound pretty tight. Hope you get your bikes soon. Imagine what will happen to some of you if the bikes are a couple months late like the Specialized bikes. Oh, wait, you can order the same bike from the same company on Ebay right now, and it will even ship before Jan. 30th. Just trying to have some fun around here. No hard feelings intended.

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    Got my confirmation from Fedex. It's supposed to arrive Saturday in Norcal. Too bad, I'll be in the mountains this w-e. Time to check with Fedex to see if I can reroute the package.
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    I picked up my bikes today. The demand had them call the factory in Asia, and ask them to build over 3 times more than they expected. They got orders for more than they expected to sell all season in less than a week, so the factory was asked to build a much larger run. So I imagine that is the cause of the chaos some are experiencing. The spare wheels will come, I trust that they will, and the guys have been great to deal with. To be fair, I don't see that the House ever did anything but said they would ship on the 30th, it was Framed that was posting on their page. I asked the guys in the shop a couple of times about the timeline that Framed had posted, and they hadn't heard those things.

    All I can say is I got the bikes and am pleased with how they came out. They did a good job on it, and even if it had been late, it wouldn't matter once I saw it!!! I know it is hard to be patient when you have a new bike coming, but understand that once it comes, you won't think again about it once you see it!!

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    Has anyone else wondered why it's called the Minnesota when it's clearly made in Asia?

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    Framed Bikes is based out of Minnesota and the Framed Bikes Logo on the bike is an outline of the State of Minnesota.

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    That is good to hear Snopro440!

    I received an email from the House saying my bike has been shipped. I checked the House site and the bike shows shipped, but not the 29' rims with trail tires. I actually want them too, but anticipate riding fat 99% of the time. FedEx confirmation email says shipped today and expected delivery in Miami, Florida on Friday. I doubt it will make it to me before the weekend. Most of my shipments seem to get close to me and then sit for a day. It happens a lot and is really frustrating.

    Those of you who have received theirs, please keep your mini reviews coming. Thank you!

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    They told me that Customs goofed on the wheels, and they were separated from the bikes. They are going to be arriving within a week I am guessing. They told me they would call me when they are in, and I can go and get them. I am thinking that they will ship the bikes without the second set of wheels, and when the wheels come in they will be sent separately. I don't KNOW that, but based on what they told me, that is what makes sense.

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    Received notice yesterday from both The House and Fedex that mine is in route to my home with 4 inches of fresh powder waiting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Truitnow View Post
    Received notice yesterday from both The House and Fedex that mine is in route to my home with 4 inches of fresh powder waiting.
    if you guys post shipping notice, it's nice to know the bike color/size and more importantly the extra wheelset choice - trail or skinny. also order date is nice to know as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chrixtopher View Post
    if you guys post shipping notice, it's nice to know the bike color/size and more importantly the extra wheelset choice - trail or skinny. also order date is nice to know as well.
    Dec. 5 - Minnesota 2.0 White/Orange 18in
    Slims slick 29in wheel set.

    Anything else?

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    did the wheelset actually ship with the bike as well?
    thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by chrixtopher View Post
    did the wheelset actually ship with the bike as well?
    thanks
    Yes it States on the invoice that the wheelset was shipped as well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Truitnow View Post
    Yes it States on the invoice that the wheelset was shipped as well.
    Thanks, that makes you one of the first orders with slick wheelset to get shipped. amazingly yesterday to boot. enjoy your bike!

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    This was posted on the Facebook Group.
    Unboxing and Assembly for those wondering what comes inside and what needs to be assembled. From the look of it, you need to install the front wheel, bars and pedals.

    Here is his first impressions. Thanks to Chris for the pics.

    Initial impressions: built like a tank, but not excessively heavy. Flat black finish is freaking awesome. Welds, while not bad, are not beautiful- but I expected that at this price point. Cassette looks low end, will have to see how that holds up, again - no surprise. TruVativ crankset looks adequate, cosmetically cool, should be easy to service if needed. Saddle- we will see, might be upgrading, ...no surprise. Cables good, love the white housing. Tires and wheels are sexy as hell, will report back on their performance on Fargo snow/ice. Love the Avid mech's, will be adjusting those and setting the pads this afternoon. SRAM system is new to me, will report back, but initial gearing adjustments seem to be close to "on", will have some cable stretch, no doubt.


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    Kawidan, do you work for the House? If not, they should pay you. You've been doing a great job keeping this thread up to date.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slow Danger View Post
    Kawidan, do you work for the House? If not, they should pay you. You've been doing a great job keeping this thread up to date.
    I wish I worked for The House, maybe I'd have my bike by now LOL

    But seriously, I'm just a customer up here in Canada patiently waiting for his new Minnesota 2.0 to ship.
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    Also for those who may have missed it and are on Facebook, come on over and check out the Framed Minnesota Fatbike owner's Group. Lots of good information is being posted about the bike. I try and take as much of the info and posted on here to keep those who aren't on the group updated.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slow Danger View Post
    Kawidan, do you work for the House? If not, they should pay you. You've been doing a great job keeping this thread up to date.
    Exactly! I'm waiting to see his feedback when he gets his, LOL. (now we jinxed him and it will take forever...)

    My friend ordered one after I ordered mine and she should get hers soon and we will compare the Pugs and Minnesota. See if I regret the Pugs.

    The black and white looks so good!

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    Quote Originally Posted by FrdSHOx3 View Post
    Exactly! I'm waiting to see his feedback when he gets his, LOL. (now we jinxed him and it will take forever...)

    My friend ordered one after I ordered mine and she should get hers soon and we will compare the Pugs and Minnesota. See if I regret the Pugs.

    The black and white looks so good!
    It better ship soon, the longer it takes to ship, the more parts I end buying for a bike that I don't even have yet.

    I've got some nice mods planned for it, so really looking forward to getting my hands on it
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    Quote Originally Posted by chrixtopher View Post
    did you get a shipping email? seems odd that those of use that ordered back in november havent and your order placed a couple weeks ago did. Did you get teh slick or knobby 29er wheelset? I wonder if only one set are in?
    I got my shipping email yesterday, set to be delivered friday assuming the South snow is gone. knobby wheel set and ordered last day of November

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    Quote Originally Posted by GalenCopes View Post
    I think I am the only one who actually wants the extra wheelset. I may even pick up an extra set when everyone starts selling off the ones they don't want! Part of the reason I purchased this bike is for commuting to work with an inexpensive bike and the 29er wheels will come in handy!

    Galen
    I got the knobbys, but I want a slick set when people start selling them.

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    She was just delivered today. Pleasantly surprised with the quality. Nice work Framed. Looking forward to the trail tomorrow!!
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    Anybody with their bike want to make a quick youtube video? I noticed that there are none with this bike.

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    Looks like another happy owner. Man that Silver/Red is looking better and better the more I see it but I'm going to stick with my White/Orange.



    Picked up my bike and immediately went to Lebanon Hills for a ride over lunch. Wow, what a great bike! All of you are going to enjoy getting yours out for a spin.

    Couple initial impressions... I'm glad I had them mount up a Surly Nate on the back as you really sit more forward on this bike and when the snow was loose I appreciated every inch of traction. The Vee Mission up front was adequate at 6psi. This bike rewards aggressive riding, so get some speed an lean into the turn!

    The 2X9 components are solid, but I'm going to swap out the front chain rings as I have a 22/32 sitting in my parts bin. Just felt like I wanted a little lower gearing up some of the hills.

    Thanks to Mark at the Framed bike shop, really nice guy and has a ton of knowledge about bikes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WiscoHyz View Post
    She was just delivered today. Pleasantly surprised with the quality. Nice work Framed. Looking forward to the trail tomorrow!!
    The bike looks great!
    Are the rims ano or paint?

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    Quote Originally Posted by GalenCopes View Post
    I think I am the only one who actually wants the extra wheelset. I may even pick up an extra set when everyone starts selling off the ones they don't want! Part of the reason I purchased this bike is for commuting to work with an inexpensive bike and the 29er wheels will come in handy!

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    That's what sold me. I want a bike path/commuter bike to ride while exercising the dog and to take on the paved bike paths that are all around my town. But I didn't want a road bike because I don't like being that slumped over nor do I trust road wheels (I'm a curb hopper).

    According the The House's website, my order is still processing. Yesterday she called me to verify the address and said it would ship last night or today. Maybe it'll update in the AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rowdy Sluggins View Post
    The bike looks great!
    Are the rims ano or paint?
    No ano here, just good ole fashioned paint. Looks to pretty durable, but only time will tell...

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    I believe only the Silver/Red has anodized rims. All the other are painted.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WiscoHyz View Post
    No ano here, just good ole fashioned paint. Looks to pretty durable, but only time will tell...
    The hubs and rims on the Silver/Red are definitely anodized. But the other colors (black/Orange/White) are painted.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mncyclist View Post
    The hubs and rims on the Silver/Red are definitely anodized. But the other colors (black/Orange/White) are painted.
    Well. Crap. I would've ordered silver/red.

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    I ordered Nov 26, I read all this and wait for the call...

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    From what I was told last night by someone who spoke to Customer Support @ The House last night, they hope to have ALL orders shipped out today. They are getting all the orders setup and they started shipping some on Tuesday but they hope to have them all out of the warehouse by today.

    So let's hope they come through.
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    i havent heard of any orders shipping yesterday (wed) or today (thurs) yet. Only order shipped out that people have posted about were Monday and Tuesday.

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    Talked to my rep at the HOuse last night they called to verify payment, said bike will ship today extra wheelset will ship when they come in possible in the next week.

    I ordered silver/red, I asked if the red rims were anodized which they are but I thought he said the black are too.

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    Just a bit of interesting info.

    Tom Puzak who finished 2nd in the Arrowhead 135 Race earlier this week is the one who wrote the Minnesota 2.0 Review for Gearjunkie.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kawidan View Post
    Just a bit of interesting info.

    Tom Puzak who finished 2nd in the Arrowhead 135 Race earlier this week is the one who wrote the Minnesota 2.0 Review for Gearjunkie.

    First Look: $899 'Minnesota' Fat Bike | Gear Review | Gear Junkie
    If only he would have came in 2nd riding a Minnesota 2.0 :-)

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    Any one know if this is considered American made? Playing with a shipping calculator to see if duties apply on it.

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    Asia for sure

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    With shipping costs, it is looking 1-200 cheaper than the norco Bigfoot, out dollar needs to get some strength back

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    Quote Originally Posted by finboy View Post
    Any one know if this is considered American made? Playing with a shipping calculator to see if duties apply on it.
    Negative, they are made overseas.
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    A whole bunch of people on the Facebook Group have gotten their shipping confirmation this afternoon, but they all seem to be people who ordered Silver/Red. Those must be at the front of the warehouse and they are shipping them first. One guy ordered on Jan 23rd and his bike shipped today.

    The white and orange must be way at the back of the warehouse
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    Quote Originally Posted by finboy View Post
    With shipping costs, it is looking 1-200 cheaper than the norco Bigfoot, out dollar needs to get some strength back
    Funny you say that finboy,

    I'm in Canada also and one of the local dealer in my city is selling Bigfoot's at almost the same price as the Minnesota once you factor in the CDN conversion and tax and duty that you will pay once you bring it over. I was almost tempted to pick one up but I'm going to wait it out and wait for my Minnesota to arrive.
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    The Minnesota 1.0 and 2.0 Fatbikes

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    Swapped in 22/32t rings in the front last night. As luck would have we got a nice dump of snow this morning so I got in a ride over lunch to test it out. The lower gearing made a big difference pushing through the snow and going up hills.

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    Finally, Got the Framed and put it together and I am very impressed for a bike in this price range. Just a hair under 34# and everything functioned great. This was a friends bike he was shipping to my shop for assembly and to avoid state tax. He is pleased and so am I now that I have another person to fat bike with.

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    I just got my confirmation email for a Tuesday delivery.

    Thanks for choosing The-House.com.

    We thought you'd like to know that we shipped the order you placed on Friday January 03rd of 2014. Your order is on its way, and can no longer be changed. If you have any questions, please contact our customer service at 800-992-7245 or by email at service@the-house.com.

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    The Minnesota 1.0 and 2.0 Fatbikes

    Quote Originally Posted by hokiebrett View Post
    They just called me. Shipping this PM or tomorrow. Expected delivery in Denver Fri/Sat.
    Just in time for the predicted foot of snow to be dumped on the front ranch tonight !

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheNormsk View Post
    Just in time for the predicted foot of snow to be dumped on the front ranch tonight !
    Don't know about the front ranch, but the high country and the front Range is getting hit! I'm currently playing hooky at Vail. My fiancé is here for a conference and I'm getting turns in the AM.

    Quote Originally Posted by Kawidan View Post
    The white and orange must be way at the back of the warehouse
    My white/orange shipped! FedEx says Saturday delivery! Sat night build up, fat bikin' Sunday before the Broncos bring home the Lombardi bacon!!

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    I got a notification from The House and FedEx that my White/Orange 2.0 with Slick 29r's shipped today. Two packages, that I hope will arrive soon. I know a lot of folks have acted bent out of shape about the wait time, but when I ordered, the predicted ship time was 1/30/2014. They shipped on 1/30/2014. Nothing to complain about there. We've got fresh snow here in Utah, so I'm hoping FedEx doesn't take too long.

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    Box is current in North Salt Lake. Another 800 miles and it'll be in the bay area. Still showing delivery on Saturday. Plan is to switch rings for 22/32 and maybe the rear derailleur and shifters (got some 9spd X.9 laying around).
    Faster is not always better, but it's always more fun

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    Fedex just arrived with a? big box with something big and fat inside. What could it be? Smile..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Truitnow View Post
    Fedex just arrived with a? big box with something big and fat inside. What could it be? Smile..
    Truitnow, did your slick wheelset also come in? If they did, post up some pics when you get it assembled. Haven't seen a 2.0 with a slick wheelset as of yet.
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    No. There's a note that the wheels are held up in customs and will be released in 10 days. They will send an email when shipped.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Truitnow View Post
    No. There's a note that the wheels are held up in customs and will be released in 10 days. They will send an email when shipped.
    Gotcha, look forward to hearing your comments on it. My 18" White/Orange and the Slick Wheelset have both shipped.
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    A Silver/Red and a White/Orange together at The House Boardshop getting ready to go out for a ride. I hope to have one of each color in the very near future

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    Very nice.
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    FedEx dude showed up at my door with my Silver/White Minnesota 2.0...without the extra wheelset. I got it put together, put on some shorts and went for a quick ride. On the road with 15lbs in the tires, I really didn't notice any self-steer. It was definitely more work to ride than my road bike, but it is made for a different purpose...which is why I purchased it in the first place. My only complaint is I am 5'10" and I wish I would have gone with the 16" instead of the 18" I got. The top tube is really getting close to encroaching in sensitive areas!

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    Quote Originally Posted by GalenCopes View Post
    FedEx dude showed up at my door with my Silver/White Minnesota 2.0...without the extra wheelset. I got it put together, put on some shorts and went for a quick ride. On the road with 15lbs in the tires, I really didn't notice any self-steer. It was definitely more work to ride than my road bike, but it is made for a different purpose...which is why I purchased it in the first place. My only complaint is I am 5'10" and I wish I would have gone with the 16" instead of the 18" I got. The top tube is really getting close to encroaching in sensitive areas!

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    What's your inseam GalenCopes? I'm 5'11 with a 31/32" in-seam and I was debating between the 18" and 20" and decided to go for the 18".

    If the stand-over is that high, I'll definitely have to order a 16" for the GF. I was hoping she'd fit on an 18" so that I could order another 18" in Silver/Red but it looks like it will have to be a 16".

    I didn't want to order the second one until I get the 18" and let her try it on for size.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Truitnow View Post
    Very nice.
    Very nice. Those bright orange rims on that white snow sure look nice. Congrats.

    Make sure to reposition that front skewer. It could easily get knocked opened in that position
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    I'm 5'10" and have the 18". I love the way the bike feels. The key for me is that once you hop on you don't want to get off. Just trying to understand the gearing.....

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    Kawidan,

    My inseam is probably closer to 30. I wear a 32 inseam in pants...but that really doesn't mean anything. I did have to sink the seat post pretty much all the way down to get the fit close.

    Maybe I am just getting shorter as I am getting older and these are old measurements!

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    Has anyone had slow updates on the FedEx tracking? Mine shipped on 1/28 and is still showing a delivery on 1/31 (today). The last location on the FedEx tracking is "in transit - Nashville" on 1/29 (I am in Miami, Florida). I was really hoping for my 20" Orange and White 2.0 before the weekend. :-(

    Impatiently waiting (now)....

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    Quote Originally Posted by MPE View Post
    Has anyone had slow updates on the FedEx tracking? Mine shipped on 1/28 and is still showing a delivery on 1/31 (today). The last location on the FedEx tracking is "in transit - Nashville" on 1/29 (I am in Miami, Florida). I was really hoping for my 20" Orange and White 2.0 before the weekend. :-(

    Impatiently waiting (now)....

    Mike
    Mike, does your last location show when the next update will be. Hopefully your next update is the delivery.

    When I check my FedEx tracking, mine only shipped out last night but when I look at the last update, it states when the next scheduled tracking update will be.


    1/31/2014 - Friday

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    SAINT PAUL, MN

    Next scheduled tracking update: Feb 01, 2014


    Keep us updated. Hopefully it gets delivered today. The good thing is that I believe FedEx also delivers on Saturdays
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    Patience Mike. Its coming

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    Kawidan,

    Mine does not have the "next scheduled tracking date" on it. Unfortunately, I had it sent to my workplace and I think the drivers know we are closed on Saturday. I might come it and hang out for a bit on Saturday if I get an update. I still have 3 hours today!

    Thanks,

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    COME ON FEDEX!!!! Mike needs his Fat Bike LOL
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kawidan View Post
    A whole bunch of people on the Facebook Group have gotten their shipping confirmation this afternoon, but they all seem to be people who ordered Silver/Red. Those must be at the front of the warehouse and they are shipping them first. One guy ordered on Jan 23rd and his bike shipped today.

    The white and orange must be way at the back of the warehouse
    According to Fedex, my 20" Orange and White was delivered a few minutes ago..waiting on a conference call to finish before going home to pick it up.

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