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Old 05-28-20, 11:18 AM
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Originally Posted by Koyote View Post

And if you really cared about creating jobs in the US, you would buy Zipp wheels (which are made in Indiana) instead of Light bicycle rims (which are made in China.) But you told us that you wouldn't do that.
I don't support zipp because I don't see the Value. They sponsor riders to push their wheel sales.

If I was only paying for Labor/material... I could get into it. But I am not going to pay triple the value of a wheelset just so some joe smoe can get free wheels.

Same story with bicycle shops, if they want to sponsor a racing team, they don't need my business. On the other hand if a shop wants to support dog shelters etc, and have a tip jar for it. I'll gladly give them my business.
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