Re: [CR] Lack of proper tooling at local bike shops (may as well make that lack of skills with vintage stuff in general)


Example: Production Builders

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Date: Sat, 23 May 2009 00:00:22 -0700
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Subject: Re: [CR] Lack of proper tooling at local bike shops (may as well make that lack of skills with vintage stuff in general)


Maybe it's a sign of our cyling industry worshiping at the font of mediocrity. Perhaps it's the difference between a BIKE shop and a bike SHOP? Or a bicycle store and a commodity brokerage? Ted Ernst Palos Verdes Estates CA USA


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Subject: Re: [CR] Lack of proper tooling at local bike shops (may as well


make that lack of skills with vintage stuff in general)


> James Swan wrote:
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>> Yeah, good point(s)...
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>> I don't know of any KOF's using other then BSC.
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> I use them mainly to give aluminium frames with destroyed threads a second
> life. Real bikeshops would sell the customer a new bike ;)
> --
> mvg
>
> Marten Gerritsen
> Kiel Windeweer
> Netherlands