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Old 03-09-2017, 11:14 AM
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I knew before I clicked on the link I'd see:

- Matching bottles

- Frame pump

- Pump strap

- That saddle bag
Ha! You know me well!
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Old 03-09-2017, 11:54 AM
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Thats really nice Jeff! Congrats on yet another fine bike.
I like how "plain" this looks if one can say that about ffs, not to many colors and no wild anodization etc. Looks business!

So this is #630 and firefly has been around since 2011? or something like that so something like 6 years. Is their output around 100 bikes per year? (guess more the more streamlined the production has become). Or do they have different serials for different models?

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Old 03-09-2017, 12:13 PM
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Theyre at about 150 per year output now that they have daniel doing finishing and builds. Some people can reserve a serial number (im set up for 666), but otherwise they go in order.
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Old 03-09-2017, 12:23 PM
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Thats really nice Jeff! Congrats on yet another fine bike.
I like how "plain" this looks if one can say that about ffs, not to many colors and no wild anodization etc. Looks business!

So this is #630 and firefly has been around since 2011? or something like that so something like 6 years. Is their output around 100 bikes per year? (guess more the more streamlined the production has become). Or do they have different serials for different models?
From what I understand the numbers should be somewhat in chronological order. Although I was told by Kevin that they do get requests for specific numbers. FF666 *insert devil emoji*
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Old 03-09-2017, 01:05 PM
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There's color matching but, in this case, it's Silver and Black! (No, I'm not a Raiders fan)
At some point it would be cool to build this bike totally black aside from the frame. Headset, spacers, fork logos, tires, even the bottles. I bet the frame would really stand out! And the frame looks great, wouldn't expect any less from the Firefly crew. I think the 44mm headtube looks totally at home on a bike this size (my size too, as it happens).
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Old 03-09-2017, 01:41 PM
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From what I understand the numbers should be somewhat in chronological order. Although I was told by Kevin that they do get requests for specific numbers. FF666 *insert devil emoji*
do people delay their builds so they can get the # they want? like... i would put mine on hold if i can get #777
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Old 03-09-2017, 02:20 PM
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Thats really nice Jeff! Congrats on yet another fine bike.
I like how "plain" this looks if one can say that about ffs, not to many colors and no wild anodization etc. Looks business!

So this is #630 and firefly has been around since 2011? or something like that so something like 6 years. Is their output around 100 bikes per year? (guess more the more streamlined the production has become). Or do they have different serials for different models?
All the bike numbers are in the order of production. There's only 4 guys running things, hence the low output and long waits (I waited 13 months for mine to show up!).
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Old 03-09-2017, 02:21 PM
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do people delay their builds so they can get the # they want? like... i would put mine on hold if i can get #777
Possibly.
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Old 03-09-2017, 03:48 PM
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this is my all-time favorite Serotta Legend!
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Old 03-09-2017, 04:55 PM
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do people delay their builds so they can get the # they want? like... i would put mine on hold if i can get #777
I believe to some extent. When I visited for a fitting, I saw a large whiteboard with all the upcoming build #'s and names next to them...
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Old 03-09-2017, 07:48 PM
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this is my all-time favorite Serotta Legend!
Huh?
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Old 03-10-2017, 12:30 AM
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I knew before I clicked on the link I'd see:

- Matching bottles

- Frame pump

- Pump strap

- That saddle bag
I had the same thought
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There's color matching but, in this case, it's Silver and Black! (No, I'm not a Raiders fan)
congrats and you should be a fan
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Old 03-10-2017, 02:16 AM
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Huh?
I was too quick to post. I missed the title

Thought you had mentioned refinishing a Legend. In any case, that 9100 is amazingly smooth, que no?
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Old 03-10-2017, 08:19 AM
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I was too quick to post. I missed the title

Thought you had mentioned refinishing a Legend. In any case, that 9100 is amazingly smooth, que no?
Yes it is. Installation/Set-up is a bit different but other than that, very nice indeed. I'm going to have a LEGEND for sale soon...stay tuned. Probably too big for most folks on this forum though.
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Old 03-10-2017, 08:22 AM
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Theyre at about 150 per year output now that they have daniel doing finishing and builds. Some people can reserve a serial number (im set up for 666), but otherwise they go in order.
I kinda like #630. It's the time (6:30 AM) I usually get rolling when doing centuries! And I'll tell you this: You'd be hard-pressed to find cooler dropouts or tastier welds!!!
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