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New VanDessel CRB(6 posts)

New VanDessel CRBDanL
Nov 7, 2003 8:13 PM
Found this on cyclingnews:

Looks like I've found my bike(s)! Comments?
Looks great, doesn't it?The Walrus
Nov 8, 2003 5:01 PM
I've gotta admit I was on the fence about the first generation CRB, what with that freakish top tube, but now that they not only did away with that but added the removable derailleur hanger and cable guides, I WANT ONE!!!!!

Look out, Surly!
Looks like it's not available til Feb? (nm)D_man
Nov 9, 2003 6:57 AM
Good... time to save up.DanL
Nov 10, 2003 11:58 AM
I'll stop hyperventilating then and actually spend a few bucks on the kids for Christmas then.
If you were truly serious about this bike...The Walrus
Nov 10, 2003 7:23 PM
i is
what you'd be getting the kids for Xmas--just tell 'em you can't buy it for a couple more months, and then that you'll need to "break it in" for them for a few years. You're
i not
being selfish--you're making sure it's dialed-in, that there are no unresolved safety issues, you're getting rid of that annoying, amateurish shiny finish, etc.....
If you were truly serious about this bike...DanL
Nov 11, 2003 6:12 PM
My wife actually appreciated what you said..... made me look a little less crazy, so that should help come February. Thanks and happy riding/bike-collecting!