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Alcaid

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Hi,

Has anyone here bought the WCB-M-109 frame from Workswell?

http://www.workswellbikes.com/web/view/199.html




Molothi

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Re: Any experience with the Workswell WCB-M-109(27.5ER) FS frame?
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2016, 04:34:08 PM »
hello Alcaid

I'm interested in making a new build with a FS 27.5 frame, and this one .... looks to be a good option for me

it looks like the Specialized Camber....

the only "detail" that blocks me is the BB, only BB92 is available, and that means using a Shimano BBraket which I would avoid - I real prefer SRAM ones
SRAM GXP uses 22mm on one side and 24mm on the other side, so .... the bb92 does not fit :-(

is there someone here who would have a solution to mount a SRAM BB on a frame with a BB92?

thank you in advance


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Re: Any experience with the Workswell WCB-M-109(27.5ER) FS frame?
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2016, 08:27:04 PM »
No experience with this particular frame but I have 2 others from WW and I would definitely get another if they had what I wanted. I say go for it.

hello Alcaid

I'm interested in making a new build with a FS 27.5 frame, and this one .... looks to be a good option for me

it looks like the Specialized Camber....

the only "detail" that blocks me is the BB, only BB92 is available, and that means using a Shimano BBraket which I would avoid - I real prefer SRAM ones
SRAM GXP uses 22mm on one side and 24mm on the other side, so .... the bb92 does not fit :-(

is there someone here who would have a solution to mount a SRAM BB on a frame with a BB92?

thank you in advance

Put "gxp bb92" into your favorite search engine and you will get what you need. SRAM makes a BB92 GXP bottom bracket.

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Re: Any experience with the Workswell WCB-M-109(27.5ER) FS frame?
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2016, 08:27:45 AM »
thank you bxcc

I found one  :)
In fact I did some search on my favorite resaler websites... and I did not pay attention enough on a comment/property for 2 of the results - I got it now

I have no reason not to got for it now  :)
I plan to pruchase it by end of the year, I' ll give some new about it when it will be on its way

Alcaid

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Re: Any experience with the Workswell WCB-M-109(27.5ER) FS frame?
« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2016, 04:13:01 PM »
I ordered the frame a few days ago, looking forward to receiving it :)

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Re: Any experience with the Workswell WCB-M-109(27.5ER) FS frame?
« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2016, 10:47:51 AM »
Hello Alcaid

I'm looking froward getting nes from about it :-)
My build is compledted on the paper (my project is to try to be under 10,5kg (fully equiped, and on the paper... it works)  ;D, but I'm still hesitating for the frame size. This one has a shorter top tube compared to others for 17,5" It's just 1cm... but it can make a big difference in terms of position/comfort
so... my big question remains 17'5 "or 19"....
we'll see, I plan to place an order bu end of the year

What is your frame size?

have you found any build example with this frame on the web? I could not find any , so yours will the one  ;)

I hope you'll share some pics when you get it

cheers

Alcaid

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Re: Any experience with the Workswell WCB-M-109(27.5ER) FS frame?
« Reply #6 on: August 30, 2016, 08:19:09 AM »
Hi,

not found anyone using this frame before

I ordered the 19" size, I typically use smaller frames (17.5-18") but crunching the geometry numbers the 19" works best for me

Supposed to ship out from Workswell tomorrow!  :)

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Re: Any experience with the Workswell WCB-M-109(27.5ER) FS frame?
« Reply #7 on: August 30, 2016, 03:29:45 PM »
Excellent  :)

did they had it in stock?

for the size, I think I'll do the same as you: take a 19"whereas I usually take smaller ones

can you share with us your plans for the build? or maybe you've not yet completed your equipment list

I could see you also hace a CS-196.... we'll get twins  ;D
« Last Edit: August 30, 2016, 03:32:16 PM by Molothi »

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Re: Any experience with the Workswell WCB-M-109(27.5ER) FS frame?
« Reply #8 on: August 31, 2016, 02:08:37 PM »
Frame was not in stock. Payed August 10th, supposed to ship out today August 31st (no confirmation received yet though)

Got all parts ready to assemble, not made a list yet  ;)

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Re: Any experience with the Workswell WCB-M-109(27.5ER) FS frame?
« Reply #9 on: September 01, 2016, 12:28:06 AM »
Bad news - my frame didn't pass the QC. They needed to produce a new frame. Asked for the new shipping date.

On another note it's a good thing to see they have thorough QC control before shipping out a frame.

Alcaid

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Re: Any experience with the Workswell WCB-M-109(27.5ER) FS frame?
« Reply #10 on: September 02, 2016, 06:13:20 AM »
Expected to ship September 15th....  :-\

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Re: Any experience with the Workswell WCB-M-109(27.5ER) FS frame?
« Reply #11 on: September 02, 2016, 09:41:30 AM »
Having a frame not in stock in a month or so from China, that is not that bad.

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Re: Any experience with the Workswell WCB-M-109(27.5ER) FS frame?
« Reply #12 on: September 03, 2016, 02:23:41 AM »
That's even quite fast.

I  allready experienced longer delays to get a well known brand bike not available in the shop stock but in the region stock place...

I'm really looking forward reading your feedback abou the frame and seeing your pics :-)


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Re: Any experience with the Workswell WCB-M-109(27.5ER) FS frame?
« Reply #13 on: September 05, 2016, 02:18:35 AM »
Having a frame not in stock in a month or so from China, that is not that bad.

To me it felt like they told a little child in mid December that Christmas is delayed 15 days ;D Will be worth the wait I'm sure!

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Re: Any experience with the Workswell WCB-M-109(27.5ER) FS frame?
« Reply #14 on: September 18, 2016, 02:30:30 PM »
August 10th - paid for the frame
August 31st - 1st promised ship date - delayed
September 15th - 2nd promised ship date - delayed
September 19th - 3rd promised ship date - delayed

Now supposed to ship "end of month"

I really miss dealing with Peter / XMCarbonSpeed, but he didn't have the frame I wanted this time :(