So this has developed into a right saga..
Received the kili flyer ti yesterday to find that the top tube had a gouge/scratch and another blemish all underneath the protective foam tubing
Then I noticed that somebody had packed the box thinking it was a good idea to hook the front wheel spokes over the non-driveside crank arm, basically wedging the wheel via the spokes. Removed the wheel to find a dirty great scratch on the inside of the arm and a slightly bent spoke.
Attached the front wheel to find a hideous amount of back and forth play with front brake applied, you can see the hub body move at least 5mm whilst the axle is solid.
Then to end it all there is the small problem of them forgetting to put my pedals in the box and the big problem of the frame being too big. Originally told them my height and inside leg and they said whilst the 19" is a big 19" they thought it would be ok. Not completely their fault I know
Contacted the seller whom I spoke to today and was told I was to be getting a full refund with no offer of replacement. I asked about them replacing it with a size smaller due to the fact that they had them listed available on their site to be told it is a mistake and they hadn't got any 17" in stock. They had also phoned Saracen whom apparently said they had none left
But hey i can purchase a 17" ti frame off them for big money:roll:
Sorry for my ramblings but I am gutted to say the least. It amazes me how i went from thinking i had purchased a flyer cromo, then a ti and now nothing. The delivery was delayed so i had to have extra time off work and now it looks like I have the hassle of packaging it all up and making sure i am available for collection
Maybe it is not meant to be cos i am not willing to pay more than what i originally paid.. Better off spending £1800 on retro bikes me thinks