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#1 2017-08-16 11:56pm

gr00vy
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WTH? Launching a $32,000 ($3200) BMX Bike

Made by some company Bogarde. The bikes are pretty cool, but the whole marketing campaign is way too cheesy. I don't know if they are selling BMX bikes or cologne, super cringe worthy.  The snobbery is real high, something about BMX reaching its peak in 1991 and how it took years to craft the perfect contemporary bike that evokes all kinds of blah blah blah blah... lol  What do you guys think? 

website here http://www.bogarde.fr/#!portfolio-item/601/

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#2 2017-08-17 12:07am

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Re: WTH? Launching a $32,000 ($3200) BMX Bike

Fap Fap Fap Fap lol

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#3 2017-08-17 2:34am

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Re: WTH? Launching a $32,000 ($3200) BMX Bike

Wtf did i just watch


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#4 2017-08-17 3:59am

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Re: WTH? Launching a $32,000 ($3200) BMX Bike

Yeah, they hired a bad marketing company.

Any background on the bike or company.  It would be odd to start a new bike company thats not an offshoot of a bigger one, or connected to a pro rider.

Guess it is a start up
http://leclubdesdouze.com/bogarde-bikes-new-bmx/

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#5 2017-08-17 4:24am

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Re: WTH? Launching a $32,000 ($3200) BMX Bike

Only thing I got from that was the urge to wear that chicks ass as a hat...

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#6 2017-08-17 4:34am

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Re: WTH? Launching a $32,000 ($3200) BMX Bike

Worst bike ad ever...Didn't even get to see the bike...lol


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#7 2017-08-17 4:35am

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Re: WTH? Launching a $32,000 ($3200) BMX Bike

sithlord3 wrote:

Only thing I got from that was the urge to where that chicks ass as a hat...

Yep, decent rack also - but still know f'all about the bike....big_smile


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#8 2017-08-17 5:44am

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Re: WTH? Launching a $32,000 ($3200) BMX Bike

brooks looking seat, redline looking rear drops with preditor holes, schwinn look alike bars, landing gear knock offs, tech 4 style lever, side pull brakes, dx style pedals, and a gusset that would be perfect for the 80s! only real thing on the bike is the sealed tuff II. and the sockless douche ridding it.

im ganna pass on this one.

rc


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#9 2017-08-17 5:50am

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Re: WTH? Launching a $32,000 ($3200) BMX Bike

From their webshop

" Frame & fork : 21'' full 4130 Cr-mo, triple butted tubes, double-layer mirror chrome finish, engraved gusset
Hbars : 4130 Cr-mo, mirror chrome finish
Wheels : 24'' mags, Original Skyway Tuffwheels T-spokes, made in USA
Stem : engraved, mirror finish
Saddle : Premium leather, Cr-mo rails and chrome rivets, embossed BOGARDE logo
Premium leather padset on frame and hbars, made in France
Crankset : 3 piéces Cr-mo, pin type, mid BB, mirror chrome finish
Free wheel : 1/2''*1/8''*16T, Dicta
Pedals : Corps alliage, axe Cr-mo 9/16''
Tyres : Duro Red 24*1,75 amberwall
Brake : Dia Compe aluminium 883Q caliper brake, Dia Compe Tech 4 aluminium level, rear only
Weight: 11,9 kg
Bogarde bikes come 90% built"


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#10 2017-08-17 6:41am

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Re: WTH? Launching a $32,000 ($3200) BMX Bike

What the heck did I just watch.

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#11 2017-08-17 7:45am

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Re: WTH? Launching a $32,000 ($3200) BMX Bike

Wow that was dumb.  There are tons of better 24s out there for way less than a grand.

But I guess morons with money will buy anything shiny if you can convince them it's "exotic" or "limited" somehow.


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#12 2017-08-17 7:55am

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Re: WTH? Launching a $32,000 ($3200) BMX Bike

"...we wanted to do things differently… The Californian cruiser way: done."

Then proceeds to design and build a retro cruiser...

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#13 2017-08-17 8:35am

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Re: WTH? Launching a $32,000 ($3200) BMX Bike

scenecreamer wrote:

From their webshop

" Frame & fork : 21'' full 4130 Cr-mo, triple butted tubes, double-layer mirror chrome finish, engraved gusset
Hbars : 4130 Cr-mo, mirror chrome finish
Wheels : 24'' mags, Original Skyway Tuffwheels T-spokes, made in USA
Stem : engraved, mirror finish
Saddle : Premium leather, Cr-mo rails and chrome rivets, embossed BOGARDE logo
Premium leather padset on frame and hbars, made in France
Crankset : 3 piéces Cr-mo, pin type, mid BB, mirror chrome finish
Free wheel : 1/2''*1/8''*16T, Dicta
Pedals : Corps alliage, axe Cr-mo 9/16''
Tyres : Duro Red 24*1,75 amberwall
Brake : Dia Compe aluminium 883Q caliper brake, Dia Compe Tech 4 aluminium level, rear only
Weight: 11,9 kg
Bogarde bikes come 90% built"

Hilarious that they give more info about the freewheel than the stem...


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#14 2017-08-17 8:37am

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Re: WTH? Launching a $32,000 ($3200) BMX Bike

What a pos. Typical 'designers' thinking they know shit about shit. Throwing money at a Brooks knock-off because it will attract dummies like flies, rather than putting it where it matters. GTFO.

Also, their copy and all their photos indicate it's meant for the urban consumer, while their ad has them riding around in the mountains. EYEROLL.

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#15 2017-08-17 8:42am

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Re: WTH? Launching a $32,000 ($3200) BMX Bike

What the F**K was that..........


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#16 2017-08-17 9:51am

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Re: WTH? Launching a $32,000 ($3200) BMX Bike

Just occurred to me,  if you want one, better buy it quick, I dont think this company will be around for long.


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#17 2017-08-17 12:29pm

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Re: WTH? Launching a $32,000 ($3200) BMX Bike

Ha that's France for you. The bike looks cool. I was just in Paris a couple weeks back riding. Couldn't find much of a scene in the city for bmx while I was there anyway.


Looking a set of Tioga Monoblock pedals. Also looking for a UFO Pro 24.

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#18 2017-08-17 12:53pm

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Re: WTH? Launching a $32,000 ($3200) BMX Bike

Saw one of these on my local cl-knew it was newer,but guy was asking about close to original price so didn't even look at it twice.

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#19 2017-08-17 1:39pm

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Re: WTH? Launching a $32,000 ($3200) BMX Bike

seen this last year.  Looks more of a road bike geometry vs bmx

http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/67687/img_12445995fef3ef.png
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/67687/img_12475995fef3d6.png
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/67687/img_12485995fef436.png
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/67687/img_12495995fef3cb.png
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/67687/img_12505995fef41a.png
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/67687/img_12515995fef43a.png
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/67687/img_12525995fef443.png
http://uploads.bmxmuseum.com/user-images/67687/img_12535995fef460.png


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#20 2017-08-17 2:19pm

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Re: WTH? Launching a $32,000 ($3200) BMX Bike

The geo looks they copied or were inspired by bikes like http://bmxmuseum.com/bikes/patterson_racing/86668 and http://bmxmuseum.com/bikes/panda/88260

What the hell is going on with that fork crown?  yikes


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#21 2017-08-17 2:29pm

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Re: WTH? Launching a $32,000 ($3200) BMX Bike

not a fan

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#22 2017-08-17 2:51pm

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Re: WTH? Launching a $32,000 ($3200) BMX Bike

Cool. Bmx, cigarettes, and jagged-tooth pursuers. All makes plenty of sense


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#23 2017-08-17 2:58pm

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Re: WTH? Launching a $32,000 ($3200) BMX Bike

Well the French are weird, so......................


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#24 2017-08-17 3:02pm

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Re: WTH? Launching a $32,000 ($3200) BMX Bike

So an old MTB frame with some straight legs and a freewheel?  I got like 4 of those..  roll


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#25 2017-08-17 3:02pm

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Re: WTH? Launching a $32,000 ($3200) BMX Bike

Odd mix of threadless stem and caliper brake.


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