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PostPosted: Sun Dec 29, 2013 4:05 am 
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I was interested in mail ordering a litespeed frame (ironic they have a better deal than I can find in the US), but wasn't sure how reliable they are, especially since I am located in the states. Your thoughts would be appreciated. Thanks.


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 29, 2013 5:48 am 
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Evans is great, very reliable from my experience, up there with Wiggle.

I think there is a USD 250 shipping charge for a frame when buying from Evans.

On a side note, I notice Wiggle can't ship Litespeed frames to the U.S, some sort of restriction, not sure if the same will apply to Evans.


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 29, 2013 7:57 am 
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Evans is arguably one of the largest bike retailers in the UK. They have hundreds of branches across the country.
Not a fan, but they won't run with your cash, if that is what you are asking.



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PostPosted: Sun Dec 29, 2013 8:56 am 
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most retail outlets for bikers in the uk, no issue here mate


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 29, 2013 1:44 pm 
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Thanks folks. I was worried about having issues with receiving merchandise. For instance I heard that bikeinn.com in Spain was terrible.


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 29, 2013 4:02 pm 
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not a fan here either, i prefer to shop with ribble and wiggle personally ..


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 29, 2013 9:09 pm 
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lannes wrote:
Evans is great, very reliable from my experience, up there with Wiggle.

I think there is a USD 250 shipping charge for a frame when buying from Evans.

On a side note, I notice Wiggle can't ship Litespeed frames to the U.S, some sort of restriction, not sure if the same will apply to Evans.


http://www.evanscycles.com/help/international-delivery

Frames are classed as bulky items. Free international shipping over £500. Delivery of a Litespeed frame is okay.


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 29, 2013 11:41 pm 
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Well I ordered it, so let's see what happens.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 31, 2013 2:55 am 
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Wcl4 wrote:
Well I ordered it, so let's see what happens.


You understand that you will have to pay a shit load of tax to get that frame off your customs people?


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