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    Default "Best Bikes Ever in the US"

    http://velonews.com/article/87875/at...er-the-tour-of

    What a joke.

    New Title: "Largest ever assembly of crap from Taiwan"
     

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    You know Justin, I didn't even read it. It usually pointless to read Velonews articles.

    I didn't see the Parlee. OOPS!

    I should have stopped after that first Martini.

    P.S. Whats up with the dlp?
     

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    Is Basso's bike really a slice? Looks different to me.
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by AntLockyer View Post
    Is Basso's bike really a slice? Looks different to me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ifracing View Post
    http://velonews.com/article/87875/at...er-the-tour-of

    What a joke.

    New Title: "Largest ever assembly of crap from Taiwan"
    Define 'best'.
    Most US bike riders would probably take one of those bikes over a hand made steel bike. Just saying.
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by oldguy00 View Post
    Define 'best'.
    Most US bike riders would probably take one of those bikes over a hand made steel bike. Just saying.
    the journalist couldn't, so i doubt anyone else can atmo.
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by oldguy00 View Post
    Define 'best'.
    Most US bike riders would probably take one of those bikes over a hand made steel bike. Just saying.
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    Quote Originally Posted by e-RICHIE View Post
    the journalist couldn't, so i doubt anyone else can atmo.
    Agreed, including the 'experts' here.
    Why do people have such a problem with bikes that are built in Asia???
    Carbon bikes are great, steel bikes are great. Some buy a bike for it's artistic value, some want cutting edge technology. It's personal preference.
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by oldguy00 View Post
    Agreed, including the 'experts' here.
    Why do people have such a problem with bikes that are built in Asia???
    Carbon bikes are great, steel bikes are great. Some buy a bike for it's artistic value, some want cutting edge technology. It's personal preference.
    did i mention anything about asia atmo?
     

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    You want the best bikes ever brought into the US ?

    12500 Steele Creek Road
    Charlotte, NC 28273

    Look for the round tube bikes with the outrageous paint jobs.

    Forza Dario

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    Quote Originally Posted by e-RICHIE View Post
    did i mention anything about asia atmo?
    The reply to you was also a reply to the OP.
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by oldguy00 View Post
    The reply to you was also a reply to the OP.
    why to me? i didn't mention asia atmo. nor did the article iirc.
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by e-RICHIE View Post
    why to me? i didn't mention asia atmo. nor did the article iirc.
    I should have been much more clear so as not to confuse you, sorry.
    I guess my reply was to the OP's mention of Taiwan. Again, I can see how my post would have been extremely confusing.
    For the record, I have never seen eRitchie say anything bad about Asia..
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by oldguy00 View Post
    I should have been much more clear so as not to confuse you, sorry.
    I guess my reply was to the OP's mention of Taiwan. Again, I can see how my post would have been extremely confusing.
    For the record, I have never seen eRitchie say anything bad about Asia..



    yes - so, thanks, i accept your apology atmo.
     

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    I was making a point about the Headline.
    I think it is an affront to US bike builders.
    I have nothing against Taiwan, on a manufacturing front.

    I'm going out to ride. It's over 30
     

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    i think when folks bash taiwan what they are speaking to is bikes formed in overused molds that have poor alignment. this is really about production volume and that folks equate asian made bikes with a high production volume.

    that's a different conversation about obvious things that we need not have for having had it already a bunch of times, no?

    one of the things i learned by having some writers and publishers as patients over the years is that people love to read articles that are about the 'best' or articles involving lists of best things. its just a velonews article... i think they do great for the resources they have and for what they have to cover....
    maybe the if guy could actually read the article before posting the declaration about its uselessness first? i dig the passion and all.. but it leads to this nonsense.
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    Quote Originally Posted by swoop View Post
    i think when folks bash taiwan what they are speaking to is bikes formed in overused molds that have poor alignment. this is really about production volume and that folks equate asian made bikes with a high production volume.

    that's a different conversation about obvious things that we need not have for having had it already a bunch of times, no?

    one of the things i learned by having some writers and publishers as patients over the years is that people love to read articles that are about the 'best' or articles involving lists of best things. its just a velonews article... i think they do great for the resources they have and for what they have to cover....
    maybe the if guy could actually read the article before posting the declaration about its uselessness first? i dig the passion and all.. but it leads to this nonsense.
    I can't read. I don't teach engrish.
     

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    the cable routing seems a little unresolved on these things, no?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ifracing View Post
    ...I don't teach engrish.
    well done....
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by swoop View Post
    the cable routing seems a little unresolved on these things, no?
    helps to burn the rice off atmo.
    just sayin'.
     

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