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PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2012 8:03 pm 
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Dragons Dens would of gone like this, No product, no sales, no money, NO WAY


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2012 8:08 pm 
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WW version of Dragons Dens,
Its going to be light, here take all the money you want but dont worry im not in a hurry for a return on investment


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2012 8:21 pm 
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Over 9 weeks ago, Juanmoretime wrote that Ted Ciamillo wrote:
Shipping of the Gravitas Crank will begin in six weeks. We are now taking pre-orders and offering a special price for the first 100 customers.
lewolive wrote:
Ted has just told me that there was only the spider to machine and the to assemble to the rest of the crank. Then the prototype will be ready.... I hope this week !
So it's been more than 9 weeks since pre-orders opened and the crank was to begin shipping in 6 weeks, and a prototype is not yet available. Does something not seem quite right here?

Maybe the ZeroG/Ciamillo crank should be called the Godot?


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2012 8:40 pm 
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I bet Vladimir and Estragon did not put a hefty deposit down :lol:


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2012 8:54 pm 
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HammerTime2 wrote:
Over 9 weeks ago, Juanmoretime wrote that Ted Ciamillo wrote:
Shipping of the Gravitas Crank will begin in six weeks. We are now taking pre-orders and offering a special price for the first 100 customers.
lewolive wrote:
Ted has just told me that there was only the spider to machine and the to assemble to the rest of the crank. Then the prototype will be ready.... I hope this week !
So it's been more than 9 weeks since pre-orders opened and the crank was to begin shipping in 6 weeks, and a prototype is not yet available. Does something not seem quite right here?


What century are you living in? Your customers ARE your beta testers. :lol:


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2012 8:57 pm 
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Jesus Christ people, can we stop filling this thread up with such tripe and actually wait to see proper pics and feedback from Ted??

Mods, help?!


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2012 9:07 pm 
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Jesus Christ people, can we stop filling this thread up with such tripe and actually wait to see proper pics and feedback from Ted??

Mods, help?!


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2012 10:18 pm 
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Got an idea, Everyone who wants the lightest, stiffest, best shifting crank out there send me $800 then when Ive got enough money I'll contact some guys i know who can design and make it. It may take them a few months but hey we dont mind a bit of a wait.


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2012 10:22 pm 
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Oh shut up.


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2012 10:28 pm 
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[quote="BikeTart"]Jesus Christ people, can we stop filling this thread up with such tripe and actually wait to see proper pics and feedback from Ted?

3 weeks overdue so far and a drastic change of design . I think WW have the right to say what they think .
Most bike companys treat customers pretty bad so we need to let them know how we feel and not let them walk all over us after all we spend a lot of money and I for one would like to see products be the actual weight they say they are , don't fail after a few days . actually fit on to your bike without having to tamper with anything and most of all to work without failure. When the products ready and tested then you sell it .
This is not the right way to do things .


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2012 10:44 pm 
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Beta testers? It may never get that far.

There is a bit of context, so that people can set reasonable expectations. Here's what I wrote on the first day of the thread. Be sure to read the links.
HammerTime2 wrote:
dereksmalls wrote:
I bet that doesn't come cheap!
You should be grateful if it comes at all.
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No crank for you. Come back, 5 years. Neeext!!


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 12:55 am 
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Moderators, I think we have reached the point of ridiculousness in this thread and should lock it down for the time being. Brings back memories of when this forum was manipulated with Ciamillo's early release of the Gravitas brakeset if you recall....


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 8:46 am 
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Locked for now. Once the ciamillio people are willing to share an update they need to contact us first. we will then unlock this topic again.

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