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    your opinions on the alibi

    i was perusing this tribe and found that most threads are in reference to the mojo.

    do any of you own the alibi? what do you think of it?

    and even if you don't own one, tell me what you think or have heard of the alibi.

    here's mine...it's my commuter nowadays but i used to race on it. i purchased the frame at the ibis factory for three hundred dollars in november of 1998...as a matter of fact, i think today or tommorrow is her birthday.
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    due to the lack of responses, i take it that the alibi is too lowbrow of a bike to merit a response from those of you who are able to afford the new carbon mojo or the old steel ibis frames in their heydey.

    forgive me for wasting your time with my idiotic questions.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeb
    due to the lack of responses, i take it that the alibi is too lowbrow of a bike to merit a response from those of you who are able to afford the new carbon mojo or the old steel ibis frames in their heydey.

    forgive me for wasting your time with my idiotic questions.
    No problem. Please come back and visit when you get yourself a real bike.
















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    [QUOTE=konaken]No problem. Please come back and visit when you get yourself a real bike.

    you are a dick. never forget that.

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    I think he was being funny!
    Your bike looks very nice....I have no idea about how it rides though....hang on to it!

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    ...made in the US by Kinesis.... thought of by many as not a "real" Ibis.

    It gets cool points for the decals, but in the grand scheme of things, those bikes are no more special than any mass produced mid level aluminum frame.

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    Well there you go! Looks are deceiving!

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    yea, sounded harsh

    [QUOTE=mikeb]
    Quote Originally Posted by konaken
    No problem. Please come back and visit when you get yourself a real bike.

    you are a dick. never forget that.
    but you practicly invited it. Read your own post. You degrade yourself and the users of the thread. If you get more than a playful jab or two, be surprised. Your not the only one who thinks you can fix things with a hammer .

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikeb
    you are a dick. never forget that.
    I guess you didn't see that smily face at the bottom of my email did you ?

    Either way, thanks for taking the time to tell me that through email. That was really thoughtful of you.

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    I'm not wild about them...

    Quote Originally Posted by mikeb
    what do you think of it?
    As has been mentioned, the Alibi was farmed out, and was a model from the bitter end of the original Ibis Golden Era, post Wes Williams. Its an interesting bike due to the machined Castellano chainstays, but overall I'm not a huge fan of Al hardtails in general.

    Sounds like you got it for a song. Hold onto it as I'm sure it'll provide years more service.
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    In the world of Al Hts, I think we all can agree the Alibi is top-notch. But apart from those stickers, it is just that, an Al hardtail. They just beat the h*ll out of you in my opinion.

    In any case, slick ride Mike. An Ibis is an Ibis.....they're all good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by konaken
    I guess you didn't see that smily face at the bottom of my email did you ?

    Either way, thanks for taking the time to tell me that through email. That was really thoughtful of you.

    please accept my sincere apology.

    i thought you were being mean and nasty.

    i am really sorry!

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    No need to apologize Mike, I suppose my joke was kind of tasteless.

    But in any event, we're all part of the Ibis family. Keep on riding brother !


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