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    ernesto where are you????

    anyone know ernesto? i ordered a freewheel about 6 weeks ago and i'm trying to get in touch with him again. i have tried email and pm. if anyone knows him please ask him to email me.

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    I noticed he hasn't been posting lately and was wondering too. It took a while to get my freewheel from him but not that long

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    well i he said they are back ordered from WI but i would like to hear back from him with an update.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 120
    I noticed he hasn't been posting lately and was wondering too. It took a while to get my freewheel from him but not that long
    Likewise, I've been wonderin' about the boy. He usually doesn't stop flappin' his gums for as long as he has this time. He's def MIA... put out an ABP!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bgblue1978
    anyone know ernesto? i ordered a freewheel about 6 weeks ago and i'm trying to get in touch with him again. i have tried email and pm. if anyone knows him please ask him to email me.

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    Yeah, I miss his posts. Hope you get your freewheel.

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    I am guessing prison. I hope I am wrong.

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    Ernesto's history of disappearing after taking product orders could qualify as a sticky thread...

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    if it was a sticky i might have thought about it before ordering from him

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    Quote Originally Posted by bgblue1978
    if it was a sticky i might have thought about it before ordering from him
    All posts should be sticky.

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    Quote Originally Posted by the pope
    Ernesto's history of disappearing after taking product orders could qualify as a sticky thread...
    Sticky how?
    I am still waiting on some product, and due to start issuing refunds.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ernesto_from_Wisconsin
    Sticky how?
    I am still waiting on some product, and due to start issuing refunds.

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    while your here , will you explain how you modified the surly tuggnuts to work on horizontal drops? a picture at least
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    Quote Originally Posted by nuck_chorris
    while your here , will you explain how you modified the surly tuggnuts to work on horizontal drops? a picture at least
    I thought you were going to use semihorizontal? Anyway, if the dropout faces forward with one of those awesome derailer thingies at the bottom, we're on the same page.

    Look at dropout. The end facing away from the bike is rounded. It makes the chain tug slip, from time to time. Measure the arc of the rounded area, divide by the width of a 10 speed chain. Take the square root of that number, carry it in a laundry basket and do a couple push ups so you can run narrower handlebars and still get the same level of torque. Then take a file/dremel tool, or whatever, and make the rounded area flat- just don't over do it to the point where your dropout drops off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by umarth
    I thought you were going to use semihorizontal? Anyway, if the dropout faces forward with one of those awesome derailer thingies at the bottom, we're on the same page.

    Look at dropout. The end facing away from the bike is rounded. It makes the chain tug slip, from time to time. Measure the arc of the rounded area, divide by the width of a 10 speed chain. Take the square root of that number, carry it in a laundry basket and do a couple push ups so you can run narrower handlebars and still get the same level of torque. Then take a file/dremel tool, or whatever, and make the rounded area flat- just don't over do it to the point where your dropout drops off.
    Thanks for giving me a bit more direction. they are semi horizontal drops but the technical term is horizontal dropout(people here get angry if you say otherwise ).how did you know i have a wide bar . the QR's are slipping pretty bad, WORST TEST RIDE EVER!
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    I was wondering myself. It's been quite some time since I ordered my freewheel too.

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    well i'm glad that you are alright and have decided to post here but i still havent been contacted by you ernesto via email or pm and i still have no ETA on my parts. this is beyond a short wait and is unacceptable.

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    Wow, now that we know ERNESTO is alright, we can go back to looking for whomever killed O.J.'s wife

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    17t

    17t getting ready for USPS
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    That's not body hair, is it???

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    That's not body hair, is it???
    special packing material. closely relocated to gnome i think
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    how long before my 18t is getting ready to ship out?

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    How long ago did you order it?

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    Wow -- you couldn't even trouble yourself to read the post that started this thread? Not exactly the kind of customer service that generates new business . . . .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Canaan
    Wow -- you couldn't even trouble yourself to read the post that started this thread? Not exactly the kind of customer service that generates new business . . . .
    Perhaps a certain amount of wait time is required before shipping?



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    Quote Originally Posted by Canaan
    Wow -- you couldn't even trouble yourself to read the post that started this thread? Not exactly the kind of customer service that generates new business . . . .
    Sorry I sounded confused. New freewheels were shipped yesterday. I am still waiting on to arrive.

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    Really?

    I ordered stuff from ERNESTO on September 7th 2010 waited tell the 20th to inquire an ETA. I received an email reply the 09/21/10 "Hi Travis, they have a shortage right now and I am still waiting to fullfill a bunch more orders. 2 more weeks." It is now 4 weeks past said delivery date and I am truly considering a refund. I ordered a front hub from a LBS and they messed up by a week and gave it to me at cost. This online parts thing really is not as great as everyone claims it is.

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    Really ?

    First post ? Sock puppet account perhaps ?

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    not sure what that means. Im just frustrated because i should have rode my custom wheels today and for the last month for that matter

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    Quote Originally Posted by varminthunter805
    This online parts thing really is not as great as everyone claims it is.
    Ordering from an online shop is different. You might have gotten better feedback on delivery dates. You definitely would have paid more.

    I tried this kind of deal once, back when dinosaurs roamed the Earth and the online retailer thing was just getting off the ground. Me and a friend convinced a manufacturer that we had a shop so they'd sell to us at wholesale, and I was trying to sell the bikes at 10% over cost. It was a total nightmare, and we never earned enough money to make it worth the hassle. I figure Ernesto knows exactly what I mean.
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    Caveat emptor.

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    any word ernesto?

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    Check your pm's

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    Quote Originally Posted by the pope
    Check your pm's
    I checked my pm's... nuthin'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparticus
    I checked my pm's... nuthin'.

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    i checked mine and found an apple. had a worm in it, but i still ate it.

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    Look harder.

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    Quote Originally Posted by the pope
    Look harder.
    I did a search... came up with... nuthin'.

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    ernesto check your pms. i have been trying very hard up to this point to deal with this discretely, please respond this time.

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    Can't Keep Quit

    I can't hold back any longer because I felt the same pain after months of waiting. I had a similar problem. Called W.I. to see why they couldn't deliver as ernesto implied. Apparently, they had plenty of freehubs and just seem to think he is spreading himself too thin and did not place the orders. The bottom line, after a few months, I got my money back. As well, this forum is not the place to do this kind of business IMO... kinda stinks the place up.

    Sorry, just being honest. Good luck.

    umm, that's suppose to be "Can't Keep Quiet"...
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    Quote Originally Posted by azultoyou
    I can't hold back any longer because I felt the same pain after months of waiting. I had a similar problem. Called W.I. to see why they couldn't deliver as ernesto implied. Apparently, they had plenty of freehubs and just seem to think he is spreading himself too thin and did not place the orders. The bottom line, after a few months, I got my money back. As well, this forum is not the place to do this kind of business IMO... kinda stinks the place up.

    Sorry, just being honest. Good luck.

    umm, that's suppose to be "Can't Keep Quiet"...
    Whew! What a relief. Glad to hear he's not incarcerated.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparticus
    Whew! What a relief. Glad to hear he's not incarcerated.

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    Maybe he is... or should be.
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    well again no response! i won't be doing business with this guy again. at this point i just hope i can get my money or freewheel at all.

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    I also ordered a Trial 18 from Ernesto in the end of October. Just received an email from Ernesto on Thursday the 11th of November stating that they (White Industries) had just shipped it from CA to WI. I apparently live close to Ernesto and even though I've never done business with him, I trust him. He has always answered my emails in a timely fashion. Maybe it's just a Wisconsin thing, but we tend to be trusting people, and that's just what I'm going to do.
    By the way, my names Carlton, and I ride a 2010 Felt Solo Nine. Nothing fancy but one heck of a good bar bike. Bartender's even let me park it in the bar, something they won't let me do with our Harley!!
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    well i dont trust someone who doesnt return my emails and suddenly disappears after he gets my money. but thanks for the input oh and i see this is your first post...welcome to the board

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    I've ordered 3 freewheels from ernesto. The first one, a long while back, showed up at my house about 4 days after I placed the order. Sweet! The second one, I had to wait and wait, and pester him about, but I got the same "I'm waiting on WI to ship more" and then a couple more days and it shipped, so I figured he got his stock replenished. So I went ahead and ordered the third a couple of days after I got the second. Several weeks go by (I thought he'd gotten his stock back up??) and I get it... only its the wrong size. 16t instead of 19t. Talk about going from super excited to super pissed in an instant! Emailed about mailing the old one back and trading for a 19t. No reply so far. That was earlier this week. I'm glad I didn't go ahead and ship it back anyways. The dude is terrible at replying to emails, shipping product, etc.

    I will NOT be doing business with him again. I'm going to just try to sell my 16t locally (hopefully I can get close to the 65 shipped I paid for it) and I've already ordered a 19t from universalcycles.com (they'll pricematch down to 66 bucks, only 6 dollars more than ernesto, and they show you how many they have in stock at each location and have GREAT customer service. Well worth the extra 6 bucks), it shipped the same day and I'll have it in the 5 business days it takes to get from OR to TX. Universal is a great shop and I've purchased a ton of stuff from them in the past. Competitive pricing AND awesome customer service.

    Ernesto, if you read this, you really ought to keep your customers in the loop better. And maybe only charge them once you ship the order to the customer. I realize that you'll have to pay for the products yourself up front from WI, but nobody wants to pay for something and wait and wait nervously wondering if they got ripped off or if it's just being delayed.

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    That's why I usually don't buy stuff from one-man operations being run out of their house. You can get some good deals, but if the guy just decides he's tired of doing and drops off the radar for a while, you got no recourse at all.

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    He shipped my HBFK shirt pretty quickly a few years ago.

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    A couple years ago he also disappeared after taking my order for a freewheel - no response to several emails and soon gone entirely from the board. He returns for a cameo appearance with the same sob story that the stock is back ordered it was out of his control, etc etc. When he subsequently started bragging about his trip to NAHB and then started showing off the custom frame he said he ordered I threatened to report him to PayPal if he didn't refund me for the undelivered freewheel.

    Then and only then did Ernest miraculously return from the dead and refund my money. Eventually he's back on the board real heavy, talking about his divorce and how horrible things are going for him...

    My advice: do not give this guy any money.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PoisonDartFrog
    That's why I usually don't buy stuff from one-man operations being run out of their house. You can get some good deals, but if the guy just decides he's tired of doing and drops off the radar for a while, you got no recourse at all.

    how do you not? paypal always protects the buyer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ernesto_from_Wisconsin
    Wow, what a dick...
    You want to keep bumping this thread to the top, son, go right ahead.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ernesto_from_Wisconsin
    Wow, what a dick.

    Go hollow out a cucumber and have your way with it.
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    I wuv you Ernesto. Don't ever change.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ernesto_from_Wisconsin
    Wow, what a dick. Some of you have already gotten your reimbursement, and some of you are finally getting your freewheels.

    Thanks for bringing up the past, Pope. Go hollow out a cucumber and have your way with it.

    There's a shortage of 16t and 19t freewheels. Some times White Ind drops the ball on me which is frustrating and beyond my control.

    So here's my cameo.

    Well I havent gotten either. I ordered an 18t not 16 or 19. Last but not least I got an email from WI saying they were not behind and that they would ship one out to me the same day I ordered. Sometimes you just have to stop digging and fix it. Don't lie, don't make excuses, don't insult people, just do what you agreed to do and ship our products.

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    i had to check out ernesto_from_Wisconsin's profile, this is what he has listed...

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    He list his "day job" as a Marketing Consultant... Really This guy is a TOOL...

    Way to go there... Your marketing skills just plain sucks...

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    I work at a shop and we cant stock WI fW's cause guys like him low ball us, I wonder if we could get enough shop employees together to complain to WI and ban him as a dealer
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    Quote Originally Posted by ernesto_from_Wisconsin
    Yeah, I build web sites. That Marketing Consultant thing is long overdue to change.

    People like you who I get emails from about "I will be watching your kids go to school" or "I will be looking through your windows at night" that scare me.

    If I get insulted, I have to defend myself.

    Refunds are being issued, product will be delivered on Friday. Product will be shipped by Saturday.
    For the record, I have NEVER emailed YOU, or had any business dealings with YOU!

    My post was an observation of how someone as a "Marketing Consultant" did not respond to the complaints against oneself in a manner that would have defused this whole situation. Instead, your very first response to this thread, was if you had not even taken the time to read the 1st post in order to handle the concerns of your customer. You've made lame excuses and then call out another unsatisfied customer after he posted similar complaints and excuses. You can only consider yourself insulted if these complaints are untrue.

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    Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. Believe it or not, Ernesto_from_Wisconsin just left my house after personally delivering to my residence a WI Trial 18 freewheel along with a tool for my eccentric bottom bracket. I do have to say his photo does not do him justice. WAY WAY UGLIER !!!!!! If memory serves me correctly I ordered my freewheel on or about October 22. That would be about a month from ordering to delivery. I'm 47 and perhaps age or three children has mellowed me, but I feel that one month for delivery is acceptable considering the price I paid for it. Now I can't wait for it to be installed. Weather today is in the high twenties/low thirties, man it's gonna be a long winter. So far I have enjoyed the site, loads of helpful and insightful information.

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    Customer of ernesto's, no problems with my order. He's a long time contributing MTBR member - look at the 3980 posts - also gives MTBR members a hookup on WI products. The price he offers the product as is well below anything you're going to find online at any blow out price. In fact, his new prices are LOWER than they sell for used. You want immediate response? You want incredible customer service? Be a man, buy at MSRP retail and stop bi*ching.
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    1. just because someone has a lot of posts doesnt mean he is necessarily good for the forum

    2. very true his prices are quite a bit lower than anyone else

    3. i'm not really sure what your definition of "being a man" is but i don't see how it could possibly have anything to do with not expecting quick responses and good customer service from the people you do business with

    4. for the record i might not have been clear but my initial complaint was with the fact that he was hard to get in touch with, didnt notify me when i ordered that they were out of stock, and then told me a refund was on the way and didnt deliver either the refund or the product. the decision as to whether the wait is worth the discounted price is something that a consumer should get to make before they spend the money.

    5. lastly i didnt intend to start such a controversial thread, was just trying to get in touch with the guy and make sure i wasnt getting ripped off completely.

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    since im picking up some paul hubs soon ill be needing a freewheel also.
    i am curious though, who is ernesto? why is he selling eno parts?
    i know hes from wisconsin and i would love to support another rider so let me know.

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    well...still nothing in my mailbox

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    @velo, support your local shop, they would refund you if they couldn't get the parts. its hard for a brick and mortar shop to disappear
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    Quote Originally Posted by scooter916
    @velo, support your local shop, they would refund you if they couldn't get the parts. its hard for a brick and mortar shop to disappear
    i work at my local bike shop so i support my local bike shop as often as possible
    im just curious about what ernesto is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by veloreality
    i work at my local bike shop so i support my local bike shop as often as possible
    im just curious about what ernesto is.

    Ernesto just managed to work out a deal with White industries and buys in bulk and re-sells online and here, makes very little over wholesale.

    I too work at a shop and have had a few customers out here in Cali come back in after placing money down for us to order f/w's after seeing them cheaper form him. we still have a 19t in our case that has been difficult to sell when everyone out here runs 18t and smaller
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    Quote Originally Posted by scooter916
    Ernesto just managed to work out a deal with White industries and buys in bulk and re-sells online and here, makes very little over wholesale.

    I too work at a shop and have had a few customers out here in Cali come back in after placing money down for us to order f/w's after seeing them cheaper form him. we still have a 19t in our case that has been difficult to sell when everyone out here runs 18t and smaller
    Gotcha. He doens't seem to like awnsering questions asked on here so it seems like more and more people are not liking him lately.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bgblue1978
    1. just because someone has a lot of posts doesnt mean he is necessarily good for the forum
    I get that he may have boned you. Not my business. He is fantastic as a poster and I miss the guy.

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    Gotcha. He doens't seem to like awnsering questions asked on here so it seems like more and more people are not liking him lately.
    They shouldn't. I guess. Hopefully EfW stomps on the fiery dog **** on his porch and gets things straightened up. Afterall, I'm sure good things come from Wisconsin.

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    Quote Originally Posted by veloreality
    Gotcha. He doens't seem to like awnsering questions asked on here so it seems like more and more people are not liking him lately.
    I don't dislike him but I sure as hell won't do business with him.

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    If I had my very own Ernesto, I would borrow my mom's sewing machine and make my very own Ernesto a little Ernesto suit. Then if anyone said "Thats not really Ernesto, it's just an Ernesto suit, I can see the zipper", I could say "I bet you fifty dollars it is the real Ernesto" and when they said "that seems like a reasonable bet, you are on", my very own Ernesto would take off the Ernesto suit and they would have to pay me fifty dollars. I would buy drugs with the fifty dollars. For Ernesto. So he wouldn't mind spending his life in an Ernesto suit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by umarth
    Afterall, I'm sure good things come from Wisconsin.
    well, there's Johnsonville Sausage, but i've had better....
    I would say it's only good enough to tollerate them. But not in large quantities.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bgblue1978
    well...still nothing in my mailbox
    What size did you order? I have an extra, unused 16t from the 16t/19t debacle (from one of my earlier posts) that I just kept instead of trying to exchange it with EfW.

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    Wow, my local Shop ordered my hubs and Trials fw at the same time and they were at his shop in 3 days. My wheels were built and on my bike in 5! I got a decent price on my fw since I have known the owner since 93 or so. I think I paid like $75 for it. Less than retail and maybe more than Ernesto's price, but I got mine and it is great!

    I don't mind waiting for something if I know there is going to be a delay going into it but I like many others get ticked off when I don't get any response or updates. I can see where some would cry criminal when WI says they have them instock yet he is saying they are short.

    I went through a little bit of this when ordering my modified XTR cranks. But we had a deal, I paid a core charge and got to ride my cranks until the new ones arrived. I couldn't beat that deal and am glad I waited. I had great communications with with the guy doing the work and a great product in the end. Some of these one man shows can get backed up at times. Take HomeBrewed for instance. Once again, I had no delays with my chain ring but I know others have. In the end, great experience for me and everything worked out. In homebrewed's defense, I would rather him be out in the shop making parts than sitting in a chair replying to emails/PM's. And think about it, if someone is willing to go through the headache of dealing with a large company to get people he doesn't even know a deal for very little profit then more power to him and thank you.

    I can say that I have not seen many posts from Ernesto lately which also had me wondering. He is still somewhat MIA compared to when I first joined though. Maybe he is busy making web pages.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ISuckAtRiding
    well, there's Johnsonville Sausage, but i've had better....
    I would say it's only good enough to tollerate them. But not in large quantities.
    Sausage... large quantities... that's what she said.

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    i ordered an 18t.

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    So it's been over three months and you have not seen product or a refund? I understand better than most the difficulties of running a small operation but that is uncalled for. Have you contacted White to see if they are in fact still supplying him? I would not be surprised if they've cut him off at this point. Order from your LBS, cut your losses and move on. JMHO of course.
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    New Thread In Order...

    called, "Campaign to Get Erensto to Focus on His Day Job and Stop Selling Stuff on mtbr.com".
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    i think we're beating a dead horse. he slipped ya the bone. get on with life

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    Awesome. This should be an Instructable on how to piss off every MTBer on the intarweb and make sure none of them ever want to do any sort of business with you. Ever.

    You can be a nice guy, you can be funny, but when you start taking people's money, things get serious.

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    Just picked up 2 freewheels and a rear hub and I'm in UK

    It's been a three month wait but he's come good as always, don't rush the guy he never gave you a deadline when you placed the order, if you want quick pay the price

    Thanks Ernesto

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    Quote Originally Posted by idoru
    Just picked up 2 freewheels and a rear hub and I'm in UK

    It's been a three month wait but he's come good as always, don't rush the guy he never gave you a deadline when you placed the order, if you want quick pay the price

    Thanks Ernesto
    Right. Hey idoru, you sound like somebody I'd like to do business with... so long as I'm the seller. I've got an idea. Buy my house for cheap. Pay me now. You'll get it eventually... when I'm dead.

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    as stated before, he may be a nice guy but i wont be doing business with him again. i tried contacting WI but the avoided the question about him and offered to sell me a freewheel. i don't think this is beating a dead horse since there still hasnt been any resolution. i'm not out to bash anyone, i just want to get the item i ordered.

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    If I had my very own Ernesto, I would teach him to sing Barry Manilow songs. Then if Barry passed out on stage, I would be able to save the day by having my very own Ernesto finish the concert for him. The concert promotors would probably give me free tickets and promotional gifts. Barry would be so thankful that he might send me an autographed photo and I could sell it on ebay for fifty dollars. I would buy drugs with the fifty dollars. Not for the my very own Ernesto, for me.

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    You been cucumbered.



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    Finally got the 19t from White Ind. Shipping it out today. Refunding you for the tool though.

    Kind regards,

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    Kind regards,

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    Kind regards are my favorite kind of regards.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ISuckAtRiding
    Kind regards are my favorite kind of regards.
    Personally I prefer warm regards... so long as the regards are coming from the opposite gender.

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    5 Fun Things to do with Ernesto:

    1. Constructing and flying box kites

    2. Plant electronic fart machines under friends' chairs

    3. Running down sand dunes

    4. Playing Connect 4

    5. Dressups

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    I get that he may have boned you.
    Ernesto Lube joke here?

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    have you gotten my 18t?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bgblue1978
    have you gotten my 18t?
    14 weeks and you still don't have it? Goodness. Er, badness.

    That's over a quarter of a year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparticus
    Personally I prefer warm regards... so long as the regards are coming from the opposite gender.

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    thanks shiggy, i will probably just order another one pretty soon but its pretty annoying how it was my post to begin with and he keeps telling everyone else when they will get their freewheel and continues to ignore me. oh well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bgblue1978
    thanks shiggy, i will probably just order another one pretty soon but its pretty annoying how it was my post to begin with and he keeps telling everyone else when they will get their freewheel and continues to ignore me. oh well.
    Ernesto may be annoyed with you for exposing the truth, but I haven't seen him discount your allegations and I just have this feeling that Ernesto is not dishonest. So I believe you'll eventually get the product you ordered. Whenever you do receive it, you'll probably be able to sell it (new, unused) for what you paid for it, assuming Ernesto's prices are really that much better than everybody else's.

    Best of luck.

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    thanks for the positive attitude sparticus

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    i just now noticed that ernesto edited some of his earlier posts to say sorry to you all. ernesto, does that mean sorry you're all SOL or sorry this happened and you're product is on the way?

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    It wouldn't be surprising if he asked the mods to delete the entire thread and they said no.

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    it would be surprising if he ever gave me my refund or freewheel

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