Re: [CR]Is this the end for fat tubulars?

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Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2007 13:22:12 -0700
From: "Morgan Fletcher" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Is this the end for fat tubulars?
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> > A. Dugast has closed.
> Hmmm, that is sad news...
> Well, you know that was the second version of Dugast. The first was in France sold to this latest iteration in Benelux...?

I'd be surprised, the business is doing pretty well. Richard Groenendaal's mechanic Richard Nieuwhuis bought Dugast a couple years ago.

A former Dugast employee has started his own brand, making very similar tires:

I'd be surprised Dugast has closed, but it has changed hands. I was watching the tv coverage of Sunday's World Cup race in Tabor, CZ and before the race the camera scanned bikes in the pits; they were nearly all running Dugast tires.

Morgan (cyclocross nut) Fletcher
Oakland, CA