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    Which magic Pixie Dust flavor?

    So now that DT will be moving production overseas what kind of magic Pixie Dust will he have to employ for his made in Taiwan DW carbon frames?

    I mean this is a drastic change, we all know how the Homers felt about the DW carbon Ibis just a short time ago. The DW Pixie Dust he used last year will just not cut it this go around, it needs to be something special if the TurNERDS are to swallow made overseas carbon as well!

    Any ideas??

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    Taiwan is better at making carbon frames than anyone else. It's pretty much that simple.

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    You been taking lessons at bad troll bait from Bryan again, Rick?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2TurnersNotEnough
    You been taking lessons at bad troll bait from Bryan again, Rick?
    I would appreciate it if you would stay on topic, I don't know who Bryan is but do you have anything to contribute or not?

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    Rick, you know that pile of ashes that you find on your pillow every morning? That should work just fine.
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    Turners are already made overseas. I don't think it's ruined them.

    Ricardo, have you ever been to this mythical "overseas" place? Past the end of your street?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tidybeard
    Turners are already made overseas. I don't think it's ruined them.

    Ricardo, have you ever been to this mythical "overseas" place? Past the end of your street?
    Good point, maybe you could provide some valuable input on how you live with yourself not buying UK made bikes, must be good stuff that Turner pixie dust.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Renegade
    Rick, you know that pile of ashes that you find on your pillow every morning? That should work just fine.
    I wish Turner would stuff a fat bud in the headtube like other mfg's do, instead of sprinkling magic pixie dust.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rroeder
    Good point, maybe you could provide some valuable input on how you live with yourself not buying UK made bikes, must be good stuff that Turner pixie dust.
    It's hard, but I get over it. Luckily, the UK bike industry is still the largest and most envied in the world.

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    I didn't know trek, specialized, and santa cruz were brittish companies

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flystagg
    I didn't know trek, specialized, and santa cruz were brittish companies
    Don't mind him, his poor oral hygeine from living over there has affected his brain

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flystagg
    I didn't know trek, specialized, and santa cruz were brittish companies
    It's British. And it's OK not to know, you learn something every day.

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    i know this always makes me feel better.

    nothing witty here...

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    stock EBM, of course
    A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tidybeard
    Turners are already made overseas. I don't think it's ruined them.

    Ricardo, have you ever been to this mythical "overseas" place? Past the end of your street?
    Exactly. It's probably the aversion to frames not built by white people that is causing the biggest problem. Jobs only to white anglo saxon protestants!

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    Quote Originally Posted by glitz
    Exactly. It's probably the aversion to frames not built by white people that is causing the biggest problem. Jobs only to white anglo saxon protestants!





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    Quote Originally Posted by glitz
    Exactly. It's probably the aversion to frames not built by white people that is causing the biggest problem. Jobs only to white anglo saxon protestants!

    Wrong answer.....next !
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    Quote Originally Posted by glitz
    Exactly. It's probably the aversion to frames not built by white people that is causing the biggest problem. Jobs only to white anglo saxon protestants!

    What do you mean?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tidybeard




    Well, it's true. Look at how no one brings up the outsourcing/foreign topic when they buy something from Germany, or various parts of Europe. The aversion comes when speaking of Asian countries, to varying degrees, but no one has problems with buying Hope, Formula (are they even made in Italy anymore?), Zoke pre Taiwan, Magura, DT Swiss, and several others. All that crap is outsourced, too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rroeder
    What do you mean?
    The one on the far right (no political pun intended) is clearly a Messkin.

    The one at the back has just stolen everyone else's wallets.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glitz
    Well, it's true. Look at how no one brings up the outsourcing/foreign topic when they buy something from Germany, or various parts of Europe.
    You have a point. Rick, care to sprinkle some of your well-researched and impeccably argued fairy dust on this conundrum?

    Edit - Squeak, stop lurking and post something Doctorly.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2w4s
    i know this always makes me feel better.

    Those Taiwainese performers sure are weird

    or is he British...the bad teeth might be a giveaway
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    Oh, I forgot Canada in that mix. I understand they're the 51st state, btw. The problems come when companies start manufacturing in Mexico and points south...

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    Quote Originally Posted by glitz
    no one has problems with buying Hope, Formula (are they even made in Italy anymore?), Zoke pre Taiwan, Magura, DT Swiss, and several others. All that crap is outsourced, too.
    Italian/German/Swiss components made in their respective countries are hardly "outsourced" (at least as you're applying the term). When production is moved off shore, typically as a cost saving measure, well then that's hard to get excited about.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Squeaky Wheel
    Those Taiwainese performers sure are weird

    or is he British...the bad teeth might be a giveaway
    Do you mean brittish, home of the global bike industry?

    This is exactly how I picture Rroeder serenading his wife.

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