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Talk about making the customer happy: I have a Ukrainian rack for sa
Written by akienm on 12/24/2011 at 06:34 pm

The rack is sold.
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Akien MacIain
I engage in non-standard deviation with completely irrational numbers



On Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 7:46 PM, Akien MacIain <akienm@...> wrote:

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> So I got an email from Andrei (the rack builder from the Ukraine). Since
> the rack didn't fit perfectly for my bike and box, he's offered to build
> another that actually fits my bike/box.
>
> His request is that I make the one I have available to you all, and that
> whomever buys it, I/we paypal the money to him.
>
> I am flabbergasted at his desire to make this really right.
>
> So, do I have any takers? Anybody want a Ukrainian rack shipped from the
> US? It was a snug fit on my bike, but it's a beautiful piece of
> engineering.
>
> My review: It's so solid, it's really an extension of the frame. It had no
> trouble supporting my 190lbs on it's plate (sitting still, not running).
> It's black powdercoat, so very corrosion resistant. It did take a little
> elbow grease to get on, as it had to flex very slightly to get the bolts to
> seat, which in fairness, from the things he's said, may well be some bit of
> warpage to my bike. That would be why he's sending me another, as he's
> clearly very committed to customer service.
>
> The GIVI style rack for sale now:
>
>
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-pWuq8OBuiQk/TuznYOYzX_I/AAAAAAAAApc/8lAXgbdqp\
AA/h301/2011-12-17%2B11.00.28.jpg

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> The scooter style rack that I have now:
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>
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-KlbmbIDaUNE/TuznDGWro5I/AAAAAAAAApU/PBfw9PQNz\
Gs/h301/2011-12-17%2B11.00.22.jpg

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> Any takers?
>
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> Akien MacIain
> Epiphanies before our very eyes!
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Message Thread for message #109774

akienm
12/22/2011, 03:46 am
Talk about making the customer happy: I have a Ukrainian rack for sa
So I got an email from Andrei (the rack builder from the Ukraine). Since the rack didn't fit perfectly for my bike and box, he's offered to build another that actually fits my bike/box. His request is that I make the one I have available