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Old 07-03-22, 10:13 AM
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Originally Posted by PeteHski View Post
So any further bicycle development beyond your personal expectations is a waste of time and there should be a fixed upper limit for their cost. Again in line with your personal expectations.

Note: Nobody is asking Shimano to make a voice activated gear shift. Why? Because it doesn't really make any sense.
I don't believe I said or implied what you claim. I simply offered my views on possible causes for the push for technological developments in bicycling manufacture. I gather by the tenor of you response that you neither agree or approve. That's ok with me.
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Old 07-03-22, 10:49 AM
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Originally Posted by jackb View Post
Four and five thousand dollars is simply too much to pay for a bike.
So it's decided then.
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Old 07-03-22, 11:08 AM
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Originally Posted by Rolla View Post
So it's decided then.
It certainly is for me. You can pay what you like.
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Old 07-05-22, 05:17 AM
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Originally Posted by wolfchild View Post
I have absolutely no interest in electronic shifting.
absolutely.

when i retired last year i decided to buy anither frame from my buddy’s bikeshop.

so he had a leftover moots ti that i could have got an extreme deal on. As a retired racer, and and working and building bikes over the years, had to get smarter on electronic shifting. Long story short, why do i want to spend 3k on electronics when im perfectly happy with my campy record and sram red mechanical.

problem with the moots was it was setup for electronic shifting only . Which i thought meant could do either mechanical or electronic… NOT!!

bottom line, ended up with a super duper deal leftover specialized Crux frame and sram reds. Im a happy camper.
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Old 07-05-22, 06:02 AM
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Four and five thousand dollars is simply too much to pay for a bike. .
Don’t tell my wife.
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Old 07-05-22, 07:56 AM
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Originally Posted by ronnydee View Post
problem with the moots was it was setup for electronic shifting only . Which i thought meant could do either mechanical or electronic… NOT!!.
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