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Waiting for new frame is driving me nuts(5 posts)

Waiting for new frame is driving me nutsHBPat
May 24, 2002 12:42 PM
Sold my last bike and used the money to buy a new frame. They said it would take about three weeks to cut the tubes and paint it. I though I could last three short weeks but I am not doing well.

My idea to substitute a healthy dose of RBR discussions is not helping either. I am considering taking my Frankenbike (currently used only for kwik-e-mart runs) for a long one tomorrow. But pushing it back when the chain breaks will be even more of a devestating blow.

Sorry, just venting.
Waiting for warrantygrzy
May 24, 2002 1:58 PM
Snapped the swingarm on my C'dale Jekyll and have been "enjoying" the typical run around from those folks. They tell the shop that they shipped it, but I know better so I ask for a tracking number. Oppps, we're going to ship it today, honest. Yeah, right.
My SteelmanJamieB
May 25, 2002 8:00 AM
I am also suffering from this pain. I ordered my new Steelman almost 2 weeks ago. He said about 2-3 weeks, and that I should hear from him in about 1.5 weeks or so. I haven't heard anything, so it hasn't shipped yet. It's not late or anything....I just cannot stand the waiting. It's driving me crazy. Luckily, I decided to wait to sell my other bike until it arrives, but I'm still experiencing extreme anxiety. I even ate TWO packages of Reese's Peanut Butter Cups (that's 500 calories worth of candy). I feel horribly guilty about it (as I'm trying to get into prime shape), but I was in such despair that my bike hadn't arrived yet. (At least, that's my excuse!) Hang in there....hopefully it will arrive soon. :)
re: My Steelmancyclopathic
May 25, 2002 8:10 AM
Jamie.. oh Jamie.. just go out and ride you'd feel better, I promise 8)
My Steelmanpaulj
May 25, 2002 10:58 AM
Well worth the wait. I've had my 853 steelman stage race frame for a year . It's a great frame. Enjoy...