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    Why should I.

    My shop is going to bring on Turner and I want to know why a customer should buy one. Give me some ammo. We carry Giant and Specialized at the shop.
    Im thinking about selling my anthem and getting one too so what so great about Turrner that make it the most read forum on this board. Please dont flame me

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    You gotta own a Turner before you can consider yourself a true lemming...

    ...and everyone wants to be a lemming, naturally!
    ...every day sends future to past...

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    Customer service.
    Bushings with grease ports.
    Versatility.
    Quality.
    Trade in program.

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    Stick around here for a week or two and it will be abundantly clear. And chicks dig Turners.

    Hundreds of poseur snob lemmings couldn't be wrong.





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    Hey Gambo,
    Glad to hear someone on the Central/South Coast is finally bringing Turner on. As far as why people would fork over serious money for one, Ronny captured most of the high points. Other things that I'll add:
    Ride quality - a Turner is a bike that you immediately feel comfortable on.
    Ease of maintenance - Normal pivot maintenance is very simple.
    USA Made - It's still a selling point to some people.

    I have a medium Flux and a medium 5 Spot and I'm almost recovered enough from my misadventure at Firestone that I think I can start riding off-road again. Let me know if you want to meet up and we can take them out for a spin.

    -Paul

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    My giant and Spec. rep. are going to hate me. I race endurace and go anout 185. im a exp. lever downhiller but want a light bike. Im a smoth rider and dont break bikes witch one should I get?
    Thx...

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    Any one want to buy a anthem frame.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gambo2166
    im a exp. lever downhiller but want a light bike.
    You're gonna fit in fine around here.
    My video techniques can be found in this thread.

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    How many other bike-brands owner/designer/all-around-man-in-charge actually communicate with and request feedback from thier customers like DT????
    ...even here on this forum....

    Specialized....noooooo
    Giant....nooooo
    Hellsworth....maybe when monkeys fly outta his butt.......

    Besides all the quality and customer service and performance attributes (like mentioned above), Turner's more than a bike and a man, it's a grass-roots culture.



    ...do lemmings eat grass roots???
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    I dont know what took me so long to make this move. Been working as a bike mechanic for almost 20 years and have been racing on and off that long.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gambo2166
    My shop is going to bring on Turner and I want to know why a customer should buy one. Give me some ammo. We carry Giant and Specialized at the shop.
    Im thinking about selling my anthem and getting one too so what so great about Turrner that make it the most read forum on this board. Please dont flame me

    Giant and Specialized make great bikes. They are fine for those customers who want to walk in and buy something off the showroom floor. After you've ridden for a few years, it's nice to be able to build up a custom bike (if that's your thing) exactly the way you want it. Sort of spec it the way you want it. Turner (and others) frames give you that opportunity to start with a frame (foundation) and build up a bike to your liking (riding style).

    Not to say there aren't other great companies out there but Turner is one of the best as far as supporting their equipment. You get personal service by people who really care about their customers. I guess you could say from what I know of the employees there, they are passionate about providing good products and service to mountain biking enthusiasts. So if your "porn" is mountain biking, Turner is one of the few companies that can provide you the product which will give you years of joy. And if you happen to have a problem, you have a much better chance of getting the attention you deserve by people who seem to care and are not just to make a buck!!

    Hope that makes some sense ot you.

    aloha,
    g

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    Check your PMs. One thing I forgot to add is that you're probably looking at a large. I'm 5'10" and I'm on the edge between a large and a medium.

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    Yeah Turner's got it

    Turner's got SOUL
    (with a price tag)
    But, you won't have to buy your bike over and over again.
    Turners feel right.
    You hear of people buying bike after bike untill they discover a Turner. Thats pretty powerful.
    People ask why I would pay 2gs for a frame??? I just say: you don't know until you experiance it.
    Could I have the same experiance on a cheap Taiwanese made frame? Yes,,,, maybe,,, for a while or until it breaks or the frame bolts ovalize the frame.
    Turners are for life.

    Soul

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    ride quality, trail manners, outstanding customer service.

    I wouldn't mention the Homer Geek factor unless you know the customer is a huge poseur.

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