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Old 04-19-2012, 02:43 PM   #1
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Who doesnt want a free bike?

My name is Josh and i am a intern at Eliquid media (great place) and the owner (Mr. Cool who also designed the bike) is holding a contest to win a roundtail bike. To enter the contest go to http://www.winaroundtail.com/ happy biking :P



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Old 04-19-2012, 03:36 PM   #2
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I'm not liking the glaring typo on the contest page, but what is the advantage of the questionable aesthetics?



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Old 04-19-2012, 08:11 PM   #3
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Yes, "thier" should be "their". I'm a little confused by the site -- are the frames entirely aluminum, or are they mostly aluminum with steel rings in back?

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Old 04-20-2012, 01:37 PM   #4
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Thanks for your comment and that little typo has been fixed. Also the bike is mostly steal but there is a aluminum bike coming out later this year.

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Thanks for your comment and that little typo has been fixed. Also the bike is mostly steal but there is a aluminum bike coming out later this year.
I'm guessing that you mean steel. Since it's not possible to weld dissimilar metals (ferrous and non-ferrous) together, I'm curious as to how it can be mostly one alloy, rather than entirely one alloy.
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Carbon rear triagle/fork?

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Old 04-20-2012, 02:40 PM   #7
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Currently the bike on the home page is Columbus spirit steel. We have a Ti frame and the hybrid is Alloy 6061. We hope to have a carbon road frame in about two months

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I'm sorry but I refuse to enter anything or work with any company that requires any kind of social media usage. I view it as data mining regardless of intention. I don't use Facecrook due to the data mining purposes.

Methink you'd all be better off by allowing people to enter via the website.

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Old 04-20-2012, 02:50 PM   #9
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The reason that we are running it through facebook is to get people to both know about and like the bike. It is also easier to notify people that have liked our page though facebook then it is to use email or other means. We are considering running another contest later that would be run off of the website. If you don't like the facebook area you could like it, join the contest and then unlike us if you want to.

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Using Facebook provides an obscene amount of demographic info, plus it helps to increase your reach exponentially. But unless you engage your users, that data is useless. So having people "Like" your page for the purpose of winning a contest is going to give you a very inaccurate view of your audience.



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