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What's going on with Iron Horse?

Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by NJMX835, Feb 28, 2008.

  1. NJMX835

    NJMX835 Monkey

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    First no more DW link & now I read in Decline that Todd Seplavy has left the company. (maybe that's old news, I don't know)

    Any news, facts, rumors, innuendo?
     

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  2. Transcend

    Transcend My Nuts Are Flat

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    Todd left the company a few weeks ago.
     
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    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    In light of recent events, they are going to be changing their name from "Iron Horse" to "Sheet Metal Horse"
     
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    Zark Hey little girl, do you want some candy?

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    wow, they are f**king up by the numbers....
     
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    Brian HCM#1 MMMMMMMMM BEER!!!!!!!!!!

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    And the next Bandwagon frame will be.............................................
     
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    easy come easy go.

    maybe they have some super secret stuff in the stockpile to amaze us all. maybe they found the DH world aint so profitable as the mass mfg market IH is hitting at performancebike.com.
     
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    .......whatever company sam hill winds up on next :busted:
     
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    I am the reason why Todd left. After the production of his second child I offered him a full time job. No free bike parts but he always leaves work with a smile on his face.
     
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    money talks. . . . sh!t walks :busted:
     
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    Brian HCM#1 MMMMMMMMM BEER!!!!!!!!!!

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    I'm sure you're right. Now all the Sam Hill fans are sitting on their perches waiting to see where he'll go next:disgust1:
     
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    maybe he will go to K-mart. boy would that screw the market up
     
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    Brian HCM#1 MMMMMMMMM BEER!!!!!!!!!!

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    That would rule!!!!!

    He'll be sporting one of these and everyone will know................. This bike is the best ever!!!

     
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    I guess that means all the Mexi workers that used to ride these will now be riding around on old, obscure Sundays then, eh? :biggrin:
     
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    will this one reach 10 pages?
     
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    by tomorrow morning?
     
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    dante Unabomber

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    with no facts whatsoever?
     
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    kidwoo Celebrating No-Pants Day

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    I always thought of dave as kind of a free agent but todd left?

    That seems like a pretty big deal to me.

    I hope he found something lucrative and that he's able to stay in the industry.
     
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    sam is going to karpiel
     
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    The day Acadian unloaded all his Iron Pony frames should have been a sign that this was coming..
     
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    Epic fail on Iron Horses part
     
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    He still has his Sunday.

    And I share Woo's sentiment exactly with regards to Todd.
     
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    Where exactly is this is on Decline's website?

    EDIT: Whoops - nevermind, thought it was on the website - I don't have the current issue, so it's actually in there?
     
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    It's in the new issue of the magazine (April 2008).
     
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    Really?

    Interesting.

    So.... ummm - yeah.

    Todd has not been with I.H. for some time now. It's a pity (for I.H.) that this had to happen, but he's a great guy and someone I consider a friend. He always goes the extra mile - there were a lot of things that he helped me with that he didn't really have to and for that I am always greatful. The relationship I have with he and Dante were the two reasons that I wanted to help out Iron Horse in the first place. .

    But, Todd is definitely going to come out of this doin' fine.

    :biggrin:

    My thoughts on Todd and the guys I know at Iron Horse from the "Sunday Thread":

     
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    This post smells crazy...like a pasture of love flowers.
     
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    Ya know, it's funny - that's the scent of the bath oil I showered with this morning...

    "Crazy Love Flowers" by Britney Spears.

    It's Toxic!


    EDIT: ... in retrospect, I may have to kick my own a$$ for just posting that.
     
  28. caputo1989

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    With what IH has made of itself in the past few years I think they'll have some more sweet rides rolling off the lines.
     
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    because so many people on this forum seem to hate the company, i'm really hoping he gets picked up by trek.
     
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    we would then see everyone on the new session 8.
     
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    didn' t your ride a sunday last year too:busted:

    Come On boys, let's see what IH will come up with... it' s too early to decide which frame will be the one for 09.

    Even if Sam leaves, there is still another gun from good old britain, who will rock a sunday......
     
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    yes i did, i like to have the chance to ride lots of bikes.

    if i were a fanboy, wouldnt i still have it? :busted:
     
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    for the love of god, I can't stand how the success/popularity of the Sunday frame is synonomous with Sam Hill riding one. How about the fact (yes I said FACT) that Dave produced a bike that is a top performer? That reason isn't valid with people since it makes sense, the reason has to be that Sam was riding one. Funny, a pair of handlebars with holes drilled all through it to save 3g (but will kill you) is probably more credible for people overall in these wacky times we live in.

    Todd is a bad mammajamma
     
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    me too, but normally I ride a frame for two seasons....

    However, 09 looks promising, there will be a lot of new fine frames around
     
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    Preach on brother and let the player haters hate.

     
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    **** dude thats a sweet idea! best part is it can remain super secret if you do it only under your grips, AND it wont clog with mud. :clapping:

    Big ups to Todd for all he had done at IH over the past several years!
     
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    but could you still run them upside down ?
     
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    So i've got a question for all you Iron Horse nuts out there. I've heard before that the dw link is nearing its end but is this not the linkage design that the sunday has? So does this mean no more sunday as we see it today?
     
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    reality internet


    (Stolen from a friend)
     
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    they'll probably nudge a pivot point just enough to avoid patent infringement, coin a new suspension design name & be done. and it'll most likely give up little to nothing in comparison to the current design. there's lots of non dw short-link 4-bar designs out there that work great.