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Online purchases...(9 posts)

Online purchases...Lou M
Aug 13, 2001 10:21 AM
Has anyone purchased from online? They have some unique jerseys but their site seems shady? I don't think the page is secured. The worst part is they don't take phone orders!! Just wondering if anyone had experience with them?

Also, how about they seem better about security, anyone w/good/bad experiences?

I normally buy my stuff online from, nothing but good things to say about them.

By the way, looking to buy some jerseys online, any feedback will be appreciated...

re: Online purchases...mike mcmahon
Aug 13, 2001 10:30 AM is on the up-and-up. I've ordered Santini bibshorts from Hank at bikejerseys more than once. His orders have always been spot-on and processed and delivered quickly. I don't know anything about longscycle.
Long'sRich Clark
Aug 13, 2001 11:24 AM
I did order once from Long's. No problems. I didn't order again mostly because I decided I wanted to buy higher quality stuff in the future, and the shorts I got from Long's were pretty low-end stuff.

re: Online purchases...Len J
Aug 13, 2001 11:31 AM is legitimate. I've bought several things from them with no problems & really good service. Haven't done longscycle.
Ordered from bothPaulCL
Aug 13, 2001 11:38 AM
LongsCycles: I recently ordered "grab bag" socks and arm warmers. The socks were great - all "DeFeet" brand. six for $18. The arm warmers were DeFeet too. A great deal. Personally, I thought most of their jersies were really ugly, hence the close-out prices.

I have purchased a jersey or two from Quality stuff. I haven't bought shorts or bibs since I'm very particular about those (I buy Voler).

If you like cheap clothes, try the UK outfit First rate clothes at very cheap prices. I ordered some knickers and long bibs. It took two weeks to get here, but worth the wait.
re: Online purchases...the_gormandizer
Aug 13, 2001 12:58 PM
I have bought jackets from longscycle on two occasions. Can't complain about the service. Also used and delivery was very quick. The hard part is to find stuff in your size that you really like!
Long'sAndy M-S
Aug 13, 2001 1:00 PM
I use them a bit; good quality for not a whole lot of money. If you go to their bargain-basement stuff, you will get, well, bargain-basement stuff. But I like Giordana shorts and their prices on these are pretty good.
re: Online purchases...filtersweep
Aug 13, 2001 1:50 PM
I had no problem with Longs... beware of the sizes there, much of the stuff is Euro sized, so usually you need to order a size larger than you would US sizes. Longs jerseys are quite a bargain.
Both are quite legit . . .DCW
Aug 13, 2001 4:51 PM
but generally offer different categories of gear., as you can see, is largely first quality pro kit. By the way, try the Chamois Butt'r if you are concerned about chafing. When you order something, they throw in a small sample.

They are small operations rather than mammoth on-line stores. I've generally shied away from Long's jerseys and shorts (except for Russian and Chinese kit for my teenagers), but have probably bought 15 pair of socks (DeFeet for about $3/pr.) and six pair of arm warmers, several leg warmers, etc. Very pleased with quality of all. (I give a lot of these to my cycling buddies for Christmas gifts.) I once ordered grab-bag gloves. Very cheesy, but I got what I paid for.

Very good shipping times and no problem with payment, security, etc. (so far as I can tell) with either.