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I ordered some items from this site over three months ago and still haven't got them. I have emailed Jeremy Degrasse about the items I ordered and still no response. What a ripoff!
I have also noticed that when people post on this site with serious questions or pics of there projects, douchebags wanna put them down. For a site that promotes, and I quote, "Our motivation in creating this website is to emphasize and support a dying breed of old-school race bikes. We hope to help promote the style and keep alive the nostalgia of these great bikes and the era from which they were born." All I see is a bunch of self absorbed jackasses that wanna poke fun of some kid's bike. What a bunch of hypocrites!
 

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Thank you
 

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ok.
I am sure the purchase part gets corrected.

As for the feeling that the site misses the "mission statement" - that I have to disagree, Lot of people ruin good old bikes by creating non-functional poser bikes that have nothing to do with racing or racer. Discouraging this behavior and feedback that tries to direct people to right choices is not in contradiction to the missions statement.

I don't think this site makes any money - (unlike some heavily sponsored sites) so it is what it is. If you don't like it so be it. On the flip side if you do stick around you get extremely knowledgeable information, honest feedback and good bunch of guys from very broad backgrounds.
 

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quote:Originally posted by NC Rocker

I ordered some items from this site over three months ago and still haven't got them. I have emailed Jeremy Degrasse about the items I ordered and still no response. What a ripoff!
I have also noticed that when people post on this site with serious questions or pics of there projects, douchebags wanna put them down. For a site that promotes, and I quote, "Our motivation in creating this website is to emphasize and support a dying breed of old-school race bikes. We hope to help promote the style and keep alive the nostalgia of these great bikes and the era from which they were born." All I see is a bunch of self absorbed jackasses that wanna poke fun of some kid's bike. What a bunch of hypocrites!
What did you order that didn't turn up?

Do you own a motorcycle? How about some pics if you do??
 

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quote:Originally posted by NC Rocker

I ordered some items from this site over three months ago and still haven't got them. I have emailed Jeremy Degrasse about the items I ordered and still no response. What a ripoff!
I have also noticed that when people post on this site with serious questions or pics of there projects, douchebags wanna put them down. For a site that promotes, and I quote, "Our motivation in creating this website is to emphasize and support a dying breed of old-school race bikes. We hope to help promote the style and keep alive the nostalgia of these great bikes and the era from which they were born." All I see is a bunch of self absorbed jackasses that wanna poke fun of some kid's bike. What a bunch of hypocrites!
I am quite sure that Jeremy has not shipped your items to see if he can have some fun at your expense. I am glad to see it is working.
As far as your other whining goes, I am also quite sure you are just wrong. What you and most first time posters seem to think are serious questions are in fact the same old beginner questions have been asked and answered a bazillion times here already or they are really stupid questions asking opinions on how they can make some same old POS that doesn't run, but they tore it all down anyway, into the best example of the cafe racer lifestyle that was ever built.(How was that for a run-on sentence?) If somebody posts a picture of their project the assumption is that they are wanting a critique of said project. While some of the criticism is subjective, most of it is objective based on known ergonomic or engineering issues. I don't remember the last time we saw a really new project that was anything other than a proposal that never got built. If somebody posts on here looking for affirmation and warm fuzzies about a project that "they made their own", they are asking the wrong crowd.
Finally, it is not like we want to poke fun at some kids bike. But sometimes we have to poke fun at bikes that are ridiculous or unsafe. It is the right thing to do to prevent people from getting hurt or screwed. There is no hypocrisy involved since we actually do what we say we do. It is unfortunate that do not appear to understand what modifying bikes is really all about. We tend to look for function over form and performance over style. Modifying a bike to make it slower, worse handling or heavier will generally not receive a warm welcome here.

So, do you have a bike?
Do you ride?
Do you have any mechanical skills?
Do you race?
Do you have any fabrication skills?
Do you have any pictures of your project?
Do you like gladiator movies?

Ken
 

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is anybody else surprised that the guy whining like a little girl has "rocker" in his name? How big is your "quiff" dude? seriously there are other sites where you would be more comfortable, places that have Ton in the name and sport all kinds of faux 1950's rockabilly graphics and pin-striping.

I am sorry that you did not get your merch. JD has been having email problems as outlined in other posts like this and he is usually pretty diligent about getting stuff resolved.

however I am going to have a little fun at your expense because....well....just because....

quote:Originally posted by NC Rocker

@ Ken

So, do you have a bike? Yep! BMW R75/6, BSA Lightning 650, kz650, cb350f
Nice bikes.

quote:Do you ride? It would be a waist of good bikes if I didn't.
it's waste, waist is something you put a belt around. if you have all these wonderful bikes that work why are you wasting time with jackass like us on the internet. Go ride your bikes and stop worrying who is ruining the bandwagon you seemed to have just jumped on.


quote:Do you have any mechanical skills? Like I said, I have a BSA.
For all we know you have a restored BSA you bought from someone else who sorted it out. Just saying you own something doesn't automatically give you any magical abilities. I own a sword, it doesn't make me Aragorn.

quote:Do you race? Nope. I'm not much into going around in circles and getting nowhere.
no cuz standing around in parking lots listening to shitty rockabilly bands is much better!

quote:Do you have any fabrication skills? I got welder's sunburn, if that tells you anything.
it tells me you don't know how to use safety equipment properly.

quote:Do you have any pictures of your project? Yep.
keep them.

quote:Do you like gladiator movies? Not really. I lean more towards the zombie genre.
is it the ability to mindlessly follow the herd that appeals to you?


have a nice day!!!!
 

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What the hell are we selling?
or are we having trouble getting all the cafe kits out in the mail?
 

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ncrocker, first, please fill out your profile, first name and location (city and state is a minimum). second, send me an email to: [email protected] and i will make sure your email gets to jeremy. third, having a hissy fit, calling people names, and acting like a total jackass isn't the best way to get the things you want in life. your method might work sometimes (doubtful, but possible)....but i have always found that a calm response to alert someone of an error or a mistake will always remedy the situation faster and normally in a way much more beneficial to you.

tex

p.s. - i find your signature line to be vulgar and ignorant. you ask a widow to overlook the murder of her husband, whose blood and flesh she was covered in after he was shot. are you just a total fucking asshole, or are you 18 years old and a cracker from the south? regardless....you're just crude and crass in my book.
 

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quote:Originally posted by jaguar

What the hell are we selling?
or are we having trouble getting all the cafe kits out in the mail?
my guess is he wanted a tshirt so he can start to assemble his
"dress up" outfit. next step is some pegged levis, brill cream, and learn to start smoking.

what a laugh!
 

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quote:Originally posted by texmawby


....and learn to start smoking.
Thats funny right there...
 

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All these weird greaser poser dudes suddenly like zombie pictures nowadays. In my time sonny, it was, I don't know, Superman or something gay like that. Then I was too old and I missed out on the Anne Rice deal with everybody wanting to be a vampire. Now it's these nancy boy motorbike fart sniffing "Rockers" thinking they're the real English lords from "back in the day"

"yeah' man cool shoot some zombies, like wow" Buggering hipster flipsters with their horn rim glasses, MIT/Cal Tech fashion aesthetic or Goober Pyle pump monkey.

It's all disturbing FAKE - like zombie pictures . . . . and NC ROCKER. (with his weld sunburn) oooo. what a man . . .
 

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Do you race? "Nope. I'm not much into going around in circles and getting nowhere"

How much you wanna bet it's because he's afraid to get into the arena and battle other men on machines? - or get his ass handed to him by a girl
 

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I am betting he will fire off one last salvo about how he doesn't give a shit of our opinions of him and then be gone.
 

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I only come to the general section for shits and giggles. this is funny. and weird.
 

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You know how to improperly shield yourself while welding and give yourself a nice chance of getting skin cancer? Now that's some skills.
 

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It would help if Mr. Rocker (if that is indeed you true identity, sir) would chime in and give this thread a timely boost with his keyboard bluster. If not, I'll +1 on the 2 page max unless someone starts shill posting.
 
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