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    SC has updated their website

    I checked it out and thought it was an improvement. Anyone else want to chime in on what they think of it?

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    Old site was excellent.
    New site is opposite of excellent.

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    Old site was more user friendly and intuitive.
    New site is more extravagant but somewhat in your face and more complicated.
    I guess that is the trend now for bicycle websites, I have seen it before this year on Morewood's website which is very similar, and Yeti's as well.
    What happened to the K.I.S.S. principle...?

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    is 5010 the new name for the Solo?

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    [QUOTE=syl3;10702682]is 5010 the new name for the Solo?[/QUOTE

    Yeah. Oops. Trademark infringement. Some one didn't do their research. Cool bike, dumb new name.

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    I like it-- some new content, some things are more polished. But it's definitely slower than the old site.

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    I like it too. Seems to be pretty fast for me. Able to find the info I need. Most importantly, it seems to be more tablet-friendly. The previous site used to freeze up on my iPad.

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    Just looked around some more. The geometry and configurator options are a huge, huge improvement over the old crappy site.

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    It's nice that the bike builders are working now.

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    They went the direction Intense went and it's not good.
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    The new bike builder works in some browsers I've used, not in others. Only really looked at the 5010 and Bronson pages though.

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    One thing I couldn't find on the new site is frame prices. Do they just sell complete bikes now? It does seem that when their website changes things tend to fall through the cracks, so maybe it just something that they left off by accident.

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    That info is under "build and price" tab at the bottom after yuo click details and photos. What is missing though from the old site is the FAQ info.

    Quote Originally Posted by Welnic View Post
    One thing I couldn't find on the new site is frame prices. Do they just sell complete bikes now? It does seem that when their website changes things tend to fall through the cracks, so maybe it just something that they left off by accident.

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    Thanks, I see it now.

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    i dont like it much. you have to do a lot of clicking to view everything

    i like when you can just scroll down and see everything.. overview, specs, pics, prices etc

    no point clicking, exiting, going back, opening PDFs, opening tabs, closing tabs.. blah blah blah
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    I like it. Its esthetics and function are intriguing and I am glad they put the bike builder back in. The one odd thing is that the video for the Heckler is curiously absent. All of the rest of their media is present, but "Simple Machines #2" one of their best IMHO is not.
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    The old website was easier to use than the new one, but I have always found the SC website to be a PITA to get info out of compared to other companies. More than once I've remembered seeing info on the SC website, but was unable to remember where the heck it was located due to the complexity of all the menus and links.

    OTOH while I don't rate the website highly I don't ride websites so as long as the bikes rock I can live with a goofy site.
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    [QUOTE=JKA;10702778]
    Quote Originally Posted by syl3 View Post
    is 5010 the new name for the Solo?[/QUOTE

    Yeah. Oops. Trademark infringement. Some one didn't do their research. Cool bike, dumb new name.
    5010 still can be pronounced as S O L O ...
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    Intense has the worst bike website ever. I have to use google to search for a specific page. SC's new website is slightly better than that. Like the old site much better.

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    New site takes far too many clicks and/or scrolls to find anything. I've looked at it a few times and find it frustrating (although it is still 100x better than Intense's site).
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    I was leaning towards a 650B bike, but with these insanely light new 2014 SC TBLTc builds I can't resist a sub-11lbs build at less than $4500.
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