In a message dated 03/01/2001 8:56:57 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> And let's not leave out the fact that Ray sold many things to you wholesale,
> in large quantities, only so that you could mark them up and resell them to
> many of us in the US.
*** Ken, this sounds like sour grapes to me... And what is the problem with
Mike marking things up? He has a family to feed too. If you like his prices,
you buy. If you don't, then don't buy. It's really simple economics.
> I guess for a guy who has been in and out of the business at least a dozen
> times in the past year, you probably know the salient characteristics of a
> fickle customer base more than I, and vicariously share Ray's attitude.
*** Wow, that's a real cheap shot. Most unbecoming indeed.
> By the way, you often use the phrase " 'We' at Bicycle Classics". Please be
> honest here - unless you're counting your wife and kids, is BC really more
> than one person - you ?
*** Good lord, are you really that literal that you must take things for exactly that? Don't you recall Queen Victoria's "We are not amused" ? I am definitely not amused by these recent posts. Please, guys, this is a friendly place, and Dale tries really hard to keep things pleasant for all of us. Opinions are just that, but when things border on attacks, it is no fun anymore.