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PostPosted: Fri Nov 15, 2013 5:17 pm 
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I noticed that this 'online shop' based in Germany are doing some good deals on high end frames (e.g. Colnagos)

http://www.thebikeshop.de/en_GB

They ship stuff everywhere - I'm wondering if anyone here used them, and if so, what the experience was

Just a bit concerned of ordering a frame from abroad, particularly about having issues with posting (ie getting frame in one piece).


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 15, 2013 5:23 pm 
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Yes, got 6700 shifters from them. Good service


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 15, 2013 6:03 pm 
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Got stacks of stuff from them. Rims, tyres, spokes, groupsets (×2), pedals, bars, stems, set of rollers....... and so on.
Everything's arrived in a couple of days (to Sweden) without issue.

The CRC of Germany.

Try bike 24 and actionsports as well.


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 15, 2013 6:09 pm 
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awesome. Good to know. I was more concerned about frames - is it safe to get a carbon frame shipped via DHL abroad (thinking about breaking, not loosing it...)?


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PostPosted: Fri Nov 15, 2013 6:11 pm 
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I can't see any reason why not.


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 17, 2013 11:45 pm 
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Just beware, often when these German sites say DHL, they mean Deutsch Post, the USPS of Germany. Normally items take 2-3 weeks to get to Australia with this method. I'm not sure if bikeshop.de are the same.


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 18, 2013 6:39 pm 
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petal666 wrote:
Just beware, often when these German sites say DHL, they mean Deutsch Post, the USPS of Germany. Normally items take 2-3 weeks to get to Australia with this method. I'm not sure if bikeshop.de are the same.


FWIW...I ordered a bunch of Di2 stuff from a German site Starbike a couple weeks ago and it took 9 days total to get to me in the US. I was (pleasantly) suprised.

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 18, 2013 7:38 pm 
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You do realise starbike host this site?


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 18, 2013 11:34 pm 
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mattr wrote:
The CRC of Germany.

What about bike-discount.de?


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 19, 2013 10:15 am 
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I dunno? Wiggle maybe?


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