Merlin sale

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supersonic
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Merlin sale

Postby supersonic » Fri Feb 01, 2013 00:04 am

Some good deals on, especially this wheelset:

http://www.merlincycles.com/bike-shop/w ... 81,49KJO,1

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Re: Merlin sale

Postby jairaj » Fri Feb 01, 2013 10:20 am

Why are XT brakes £130 if you buy them separately but £200 if you buy them as a package?

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Re: Merlin sale

Postby Plyphon » Fri Feb 01, 2013 10:48 am

Probably because they're OEM packaged as two and thus unable to split the package.

They might get a rebate from the manufacturer and/or distributor if they sell a front & rear set hence the price drop on the package deal over the singles.

They might be serial code tracked as a packaged product and thus unable to split.

Few reasons tbh, that's just how the markets work. :)

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Re: Merlin sale

Postby jairaj » Fri Feb 01, 2013 11:18 am

sorry should've been clearer. They are £130 for a pair when bought separately. Although the rears are out of stock so you can't buy a set.

**edit the separate ones are also European configuration, LH front, RH rear.

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Re: Merlin sale

Postby Plyphon » Fri Feb 01, 2013 14:08 pm

I see.

In that case they probably got a good deal from their supplier on LH front brakes and are able to discount them heavily.

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Re: Merlin sale

Postby HansMoleman » Fri Feb 01, 2013 16:42 pm

Anyone else having problems with their site? Can't seem to add anything to my basket!

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Re: Merlin sale

Postby WindyG » Fri Feb 01, 2013 18:09 pm

HansMoleman wrote:Anyone else having problems with their site? Can't seem to add anything to my basket!


Yep I had the same problem, I gave up and bought from the Germans instead.


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