Old 12-19-20, 10:20 AM
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Originally Posted by Koyote View Post

I guess that makes sense: if the markup is a certain percentage of a bike's total production cost, then the absolute dollar value of the markup gets larger as you move up to more costly models.
Lineups were also more extensive. A look on BicycleBlueBook of eg. Tarmacs in 2014, shows 4 models available with CF frames that fell in a price range of $2100 to $2950. (the progression is from Tiagra/105, to 105, to Rival to Ultegra). Today, the 4th model up from the lowest, costs $4,000 more ($3k vs $7k).
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