Any news on Kickstand Magazine

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  1. GameBent

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    It's been nearly six months since the last issue of Kickstand Magazine.
    Just curious to know if they're still around. Has anyone spoken to or written to any Kickstand employees lately?
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    An issue was released, like, 2 months ago....... :?:

    Yikes, second thought, time flies.... been since October, soooo, 4 months :roll:
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    yeah i was just wondering bout that myself .....should b a few more months ... :D its a good rag tho
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    I wish I would get mine! I paid for a subscription in the beginning of Sept. and have not seen issue 1. I have e-mailed them 3 times and have not received any responses! Any suggestions past what I have done?
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    The last issue I received came at the end of October. I recall that because I took it with me to the SEMA show. I hope the subscription is for a given number of issues rather than annual, because my year is almost up and I've only gotten two. While I understand the complications of putting together an independant magazine for a specialized topic, it would still have to be phenominal to justify $10/issue with lots of outstanding content. And frankly, it is neat, but it isn't phenominal, and the content is kinda thin.
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    Just got a back issue I ordered about 2 weeks ago. Seemed to come in a reasonable amount of time.
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    I started to ask for this magazine for Christmas but glad I didn't.
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    I like to type the truth in this window but I delete it. I don't have time for the aggravation. Bicycles make me smile and I will keep it that way.
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    I feel the same way! I have now emailed them 5 times and tried to cancel my order, still NO RESPONSE!
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    Man I'm glad I read this post, I was getting ready to subscribe.
    Kenny
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    I am just not a fan of KSM, Definitely regret getting my subscription. They are way too short and lacking in artlicles for how long they take to get sent out.
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    Anyone get issue #10, yet?
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    sure would b nice 2 see a new one sometime .....been a while !!!
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    Yeah, the last one I received was late October. Seven (7!) months ago. I don't expect that I'll renew. Frankly, if a member on this site was selling parts with the same reliability, I expect that he'd have been banned some time ago, based on recent observation...
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    Ironically, right after I read this post I hit the "Back" button only to see a banner ad for Kickstand at the top of the page. Hmmmm :roll:
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    I am also not a fan of Kickstand or it's leader. Every time I inquire about when the next issue will be released and why it's taking so long, all I get are excuses and accusations of harassment. I'm a professional writer and offered to help for free, but was blown off. I asked for a refund after two issues, and never heard from him again. I really don't think they're worthy of advertisement on RRB.
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    So, with this all in mind, does anyone else know if there's another rat bike magazine to look into? Most bike magazines I've seen are about long distance riding, or MTB's. I can't find any about cruisers, etc.
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    Good question!
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    Kudos on finding a silver lining...
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    They are not very Professional at all. Its pretty "Bush League" not answering requests for some sort of explaination..........October since the last issue??????? Come on Man!!!! :cry:

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