Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Galleries NEW FAQ Contact About Impressum
It is currently Tue Sep 27, 2016 10:07 am
Recently the board software has been updated and there are some known bugs/failures:
- Avatars are currently not being displayed ✔ FIXED
- Tapatalk connection is currently broken ✔ FIXED
- Avatars cannot be uploaded ✔ FIXED

Please note that we will soon do some changes in WW board template design in case to get a fully mobile/desktop responsiveness board!
If you find more errors please post it here: http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=139062


All times are UTC+01:00





Post new topic  This topic is locked, you cannot edit posts or make further replies.  [ 104 posts ]  Go to page 1 2 3 4 57 Next
Author Message
 Post subject: Lew Racing at Interbike?
PostPosted: Sun Sep 28, 2008 9:34 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Tue Sep 26, 2006 12:37 am
Posts: 5752
Location: Phoenix Arizona
Before I mention it in the next article,

Did anyone see Lew at Interbike?


I didn't notice a single product and the only mention I heard was from Wheelbuilder.com who may be in a similar situation that the people in the last post were, where money is out...

_________________
charles@pezcyclingnews.com


Top
   
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Sep 28, 2008 9:44 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Mon Oct 23, 2006 2:28 am
Posts: 557
Location: Northern California
No listing of Lew on the Interbike web site. Lew is based in Las Vegas, they could have attended without flight or hotel.

http://www.interbike.com/ib/interbike/e ... 7&pageNo=5


Top
   
 
 Post subject:
Posted: Sun Sep 28, 2008 9:44 pm 


Top
   
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Sep 28, 2008 9:48 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Thu May 04, 2006 4:43 pm
Posts: 5362
Location: Wherever there's a mountain beckoning to be climbed
Maybe Paul and Lee flew to Egypt instead to personally deliver Dominic's wheels.

How good now is that 4 year no questions asked extended warranty for $1000? On second thought, maybe they better stay in Egypt to avoid the wrath of anyone shortchanged on their warranty ... or wheels.


Top
   
 
PostPosted: Sun Sep 28, 2008 9:56 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Thu May 04, 2006 4:43 pm
Posts: 5362
Location: Wherever there's a mountain beckoning to be climbed
PezTech wrote:
I didn't notice a single product and the only mention I heard was from Wheelbuilder.com who may be in a similar situation that the people in the last post were, where money is out...
Are you saying Wheelbuilder.com may be out of money, or were you referring to someone else? Wheelbuilder.com has been "in the news" lately http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum ... 8&start=12 .

Edit: To head off any rumours, Pezcycling responded below 'Wheelbuilder are just fine as a company, they're VERY pretty nice people and are not out of money as a company. I believe Money has been paid to Lew in advance. That is "Money Out" '


Last edited by HammerTime2 on Sun Sep 28, 2008 11:20 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Top
   
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Sep 28, 2008 10:03 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Mar 21, 2006 12:56 am
Posts: 4907
Read this comment from Stefan from Carbonsports (Lightweight): http://www.rouesartisanales.com/article ... horComment
Quote:
Adrien,

you are suggesting that LEW is presenting nude rims at Interbike. (or at least it makes the reader think so).
I have´nt seen you being here and so I don´t know if you are in Vegas or not. But I want to tell you that there is no LEW booth at all at the show altough LEW is based in Vegas.( and I AM there). In fact, there are only some wheels at the booth of Ochsner and we today agreed that Ochsner will NOT carry LEW anymore but only LW in the future.

I would aprreciate if your reports were neutral concerning the facts. Thank you.

Stefan


Top
   
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Sep 28, 2008 10:04 pm 
Offline
Shop Owner
User avatar

Joined: Sun Feb 06, 2005 4:22 pm
Posts: 3677
Location: Tucson, Az.
I don't think he's saying that wheelbuilder is out of money. I think he means that Wheelbuilder is out money to Lew. Meaning Lew still owes him. I don't know if this is true or not. Richard at Wheelbuilder runs a good business and is quite skilled, I can't imagine he is in any sort of financial trouble.

Lew was not displaying at Interbike. I had quite a few people/companies ask about them and talk about them, and nothing that anyone had to say was good. Lots of talk of failures and dis-satisfied customers. Perhaps Lew was just trying to avoid having to deal with those people, perhaps they were just to busy to show. Nobody knows for sure, and I'm pretty positive that they won't join in this thread to explain any of it.

I am pretty sure that I saw Lee walking around looking though.

_________________
Fair Wheel Bikes

Fair Wheel Blog

Instagram


Top
   
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Sep 28, 2008 10:17 pm 
Offline

Joined: Fri Jun 27, 2003 8:05 pm
Posts: 2069
Lew had a couple of wheelsets on a booth. I forget which. But on one side of the stand was Lightweight and the other side Lew. Interesting to compare. I don't know if Rasmus got a photo?


Top
   
 
PostPosted: Sun Sep 28, 2008 10:23 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Tue Sep 26, 2006 12:37 am
Posts: 5752
Location: Phoenix Arizona
HammerTime2 wrote:
Are you saying



They're just fine as a company, they're VERY pretty nice people and are not out of money as a company.

I believe Money has been paid to Lew in advance. That is "Money Out"

_________________
charles@pezcyclingnews.com


Last edited by CharlesM on Wed Oct 01, 2008 7:59 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Top
   
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Sep 28, 2008 10:45 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Mon Dec 01, 2003 12:35 am
Posts: 1474
It seems as if Lew has a business agreement with Ritchey to supply them with carbon rims for a set of their wheels for 2009.

So one could assume that they are still in business and are just screwing selective clients as they go along.

I guess Lew went to the Mark Haskill school of business and is taking a page out of his book in terms of business dealings in the cycling industry.:lol:


Top
   
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Sun Sep 28, 2008 11:03 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sat Jan 06, 2007 9:47 pm
Posts: 3553
Location: Pittsburgh
Maybe Lew is preparing for the 2012 Olympics.


Top
   
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Sep 29, 2008 9:01 am 
Offline
in the industry
User avatar

Joined: Sun Dec 16, 2007 9:33 pm
Posts: 713
Location: Luxembourg / Sweden
It makes me sad that Adrien who from my personal experience seems to be a forthright kind of guy keeps acting on behalf of Lew.
Meanwhile I can tell you all that Dominic is still waiting for a reply and is now pursuing his matter through the Nevada legal system.
He is joined by at least one more WW...


Top
   
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Sep 29, 2008 9:06 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Thu Mar 23, 2006 2:52 pm
Posts: 2327
Location: Aix-les-Bains
I read the page on Adrien's site and all it says is that Ritchey are using LEW rims to make some wheels, that the LEW rims are there as Ritchey products. Looks to me like the VT-1. I don't think Adrien's promoting LEW, Ritchey, Rotor, Cervelo, Chris King and the other products on the web page. :?


Top
   
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Sep 29, 2008 9:26 am 
Offline
in the industry
User avatar

Joined: Sun Dec 16, 2007 9:33 pm
Posts: 713
Location: Luxembourg / Sweden
Well, he just changed the page, five-ten minutes ago, and removed the Lew promo along with Stefans response/correction.


Top
   
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Sep 29, 2008 10:36 am 
Offline
WWotY 2007
User avatar

Joined: Sat Jul 10, 2004 5:37 pm
Posts: 1476
Location: France.
I got pictures of Ritchey/Lew nude rims at the same time and put them in the same article.
Since Lew was not presenting nude rims there, I removed the couple of lines and the picture of the nude rim.
I don't get why I would be promoting a product here...? :shock:

_________________
RAR wheels
Roues Artisanales


Top
   
 
 Post subject:
Posted: Mon Sep 29, 2008 10:36 am 


Top
   
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Sep 29, 2008 10:39 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Thu Sep 06, 2007 6:20 am
Posts: 96
Location: Canada, eh?
I believe Stefan is mad about you writing articles about Lew. It's like the ADA/LightWeight thing all over again except that Stefan is now filling the shoes of ADA.


Top
   
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  This topic is locked, you cannot edit posts or make further replies.  [ 104 posts ]  Go to page 1 2 3 4 57 Next

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Attachment(s) Help building my son a racing bike

in Road

CanadianBiker

12

618

Mon Jun 20, 2016 3:51 pm

CanadianBiker View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Ribble Sportive Racing

in Road

LegendRider

4

339

Tue Apr 05, 2016 2:06 am

AJS914 View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. fulcrum racing 3 freehub

in Road

Panainz

10

1191

Wed Oct 28, 2015 4:47 pm

Panainz View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. pave cg tubulars for racing?

in Road

mikematic85

8

507

Sun May 22, 2016 9:19 pm

sawyer View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. 1x11 for road/circuit racing

[ Go to page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 ]

in Road

Devon

77

5483

Thu Jan 07, 2016 9:29 am

Devon View the latest post


All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: 5hrine, Baidu [Spider], Bing [Bot], KKB, mdeth1313, xena and 28 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited