>> "But the most evil thing that Raleigh did >> was to buy up the better competition like >> BSA, first whore the name out in their own >> country, and then subject it to further >> groveling in India. I think you could still >> buy a BSA in India today." > > it wasn't evil if you were a shareholder!
Unfortunately, the question is whether those companies could
have continued to survive on their own. I suspect not, which
is why Raleigh was able to purchase those firms. That would
even include such revered shops as Carlton and Armstrong.
Fred Rednor - Arlington, Virginia