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    Cool Fetish Cycle riders

    Hey any Fetish riders out there. I just got my first Fetish today and I was a little disappointed that the decals weren't clearcoated over, but hey for the price I paid it's fine. I'm ready to get it put together now it's going to be fun. Leave you post and pics.

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    I got my Fetish Penna frame in Jan. and it's all done except for the tires (on order) and have to hook up the derailler cables. I love the beautiful lipstick red finish and built it up with a Dura-Ace 9spd group. I got mine on Ebay and they advertised it with a 27.2 seatpost but it's actually a 31.6! Good thing I lost all those seatposts I bid on! I went cheap (for now) and got a Ritchey Comp mtn post and cut it down to road length but I'll get a carbon one later. I was also pissed when I emailed Fetish inquiring about one of their forks and got no response.



    I'll take pics when I get the tires installed (they're sew-ups and no LBS had the ones I wanted in stock).

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    My Fetish is done:


    Pedals are temporary (got some Times on order).

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    nice

    you may want to consider upgrading the pedals. No offense by any means. Its just a REALLY nice bike, and hard to look past the reflectors.
    enjoy and post a review of how it rides please.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jhamlin38
    you may want to consider upgrading the pedals. No offense by any means. Its just a REALLY nice bike, and hard to look past the reflectors.
    enjoy and post a review of how it rides please.
    Sorry about the pedal reflectors. I just got my Time Axion pedals for it and I'm going to do a long distance ride tomorrow. I only rode it twice so far: once to work and back and I did a ten-mile TT with it. I'll post another pic with the good pedals.

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    Okay, another pic with the proper pedals:


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    Ride report:

    Did a 40 mile club ride last Sunday and a 24 mile racing/training ride this evening and it rides and handles like a dream. Very comfortable. With the Conti Sprinters it seems to handle like a Grand Prix motorcycle! Yes the frame is stiff but by no means the jarring, teeth-rattling ride you hear about with aluminum frames. I've had Cannondales and I like this bike much better.

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    Here's mine

    Inizio frame, built as a tribike. Built on a budget, but very happy with it.
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    Last edited by Francesco; 04-30-2008 at 08:04 AM. Reason: Pic added

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    2008 Penna, 62cm with 2009 SRAM Rival and Truvativ ceramic BB. My first road bike - I'm a MTB guy, however, I find myself spending more and more time on this.....

    Will eventually swap a few parts - but after the pro fit was done - this thing has been money.

    I like dirt.....

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    I picked up a Fetish Illustre in July, my decals were clear coated - not a very thick coat of clear but they cant be peeled off.
    All in all I like the bike, I read mixed results on the frames, customer services, etc. but got a decent deal and its been smooth.

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    Did Fetish go under? I heard they did.

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    Is Fetish Cycle still in Business

    I picked up a used Fetish road bike a couple of weeks and really like the bike. I'm looking for a Fetish cycling jersey. I sent several emails to the Fetish site but haven't received a response. No answer trying the phone number either. Is anyone selling Fetish cycling clothing?

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    Not sure if they have. I live about 10 minutes from Airpark bike(Scottsdale)
    but haven't been there in a while. The shop sells Orbea and Wilier.
    I will check it out and reply.

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    Airpark

    Thanks for the lead to Airpark. I found their website and they do list Fetish bikes but the website doesn't have much useful content....and of course they don't have an email contact listed on their site....Amazing!

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    no problem.
    Last edited by jacks dad; 01-05-2010 at 02:39 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GreenLightGo
    2008 Penna, 62cm with 2009 SRAM Rival and Truvativ ceramic BB. My first road bike - I'm a MTB guy, however, I find myself spending more and more time on this.....

    Will eventually swap a few parts - but after the pro fit was done - this thing has been money.

    A year later and the bike is still fantastic. Home made graphics, Mavic Cosmic Carbone Wheels and a different saddle.

    I like dirt.....

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    What kind of saddle and grip tape is in the picture?

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