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    THIS BIKE HAS SOLD! Someone got a sweet deal.
    THIS BIKE HAS SOLD!

    Hello all, If this type of posting is inappropriate for this section, my apologies. Moderators can feel free to remove.

    I already own an Ogre and ICT. I was considering adding Midnight Special, but have not concluded if it is quite right for me at this time. However, I have been keeping my eye on CL for the past couple of months and have watched this 64cm Midnight Special

    https://boulder.craigslist.org/bik/d...662318341.html

    go from $1700, to $1650, then to $1500......$1400..13, 12, now down to $1100. Seems like a steal to me. The bike is a bit too big for me, but I thought I would post the link if anyone else was interested. I do not know if they will ship, but if you are anywhere near Denver/Boulder, and are looking for a 64cm Midnight Special this might be for you. (I am not affiliated with the CL posting IN ANY WAY), just sharing. Happy riding! P.S. I will monitor this ad and the day it is deleted I will remove this post as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Saddle Up View Post
    Nrg makes Surly stuff expensive in Canada. At the current exchange rate it should be $810 CDN.
    I think this pricing non-sense caught up with NRG. The Canadian SRP on the new Surly website is $862 for the frameset. Direct from QBP is how the come to Canadian bike shops now, is what I've heard. This isn't because wholesale prices came down..its just that we're paying less to the supply chain...

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    What are folks doing for fenders? Especially if you got spikes. Even if you donít.

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    Quote Originally Posted by theGliberal View Post
    What are folks doing for fenders? Especially if you got spikes. Even if you donít.
    I bought one of those Ass Savers-styled fenders for the rear, though it is longer and has nice coverage. Attaches to the seatstay and sticks out pretty straight over the rear tire. It folds when not in use. For the front I bought a plastic, downtube-mounted fender. Put it on once, never really needed.
    it's a challenge some of us are ultimately worthy of.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tyriverag View Post
    I bought one of those Ass Savers-styled fenders for the rear, though it is longer and has nice coverage. Attaches to the seatstay and sticks out pretty straight over the rear tire. It folds when not in use. For the front I bought a plastic, downtube-mounted fender. Put it on once, never really needed.
    Thanks for your response. But I'm looking at full fenders.
    Remember, nobody knows. So let's find out...

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    Quote Originally Posted by theGliberal View Post
    What are folks doing for fenders? Especially if you got spikes. Even if you donít.
    Iíve seen some Midnight Specials using sks-germany.com fenders and the tires were not studded.

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    When I do my dream builds in my head, VO Zeppelin Noir is where I always go.

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    Quote Originally Posted by islander View Post
    I think this pricing non-sense caught up with NRG. The Canadian SRP on the new Surly website is $862 for the frameset. Direct from QBP is how the come to Canadian bike shops now, is what I've heard. This isn't because wholesale prices came down..its just that we're paying less to the supply chain...
    ..and now the frameset SRP shows as $949CAD. The next color announced better be a good one.

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    Anyone know if this is the actual new Midnight Special color?

    https://theradavist.com/2019/04/the-...a-gallery/#168

    If so, not exactly what I was hoping for, but still better (to me) than Hot Mayonnaise.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roger Smith View Post
    Anyone know if this is the actual new Midnight Special color?

    https://theradavist.com/2019/04/the-...a-gallery/#168

    If so, not exactly what I was hoping for, but still better (to me) than Hot Mayonnaise.
    If it is the new color and its what you want, make sure that is what they order. Last week some Midnight Specials arrived at the bike shop and they were Hot Mayonnaise.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Roger Smith View Post
    Anyone know if this is the actual new Midnight Special color?

    https://theradavist.com/2019/04/the-...a-gallery/#168

    If so, not exactly what I was hoping for, but still better (to me) than Hot Mayonnaise.
    I don't think so. That yellow was used by Whisky on a number of Surly bikes they fitted with full sets of carbon upgrades at a previous show. If you look on their Insta you can see them. From what I've heard the new Midnight Special colour won't be a day glo one.

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    Whew!

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