Ride Birkenstocks!

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Please…someone tell me where to sign up!

Omata is so Steampunk!

I can’t wait to see how this all pans out…makes me want a cycling computer!

OMATA!

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I’m so glad Landlords Cycling is back!

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I wonder if Porcell still has his DeMartini? Let’s put a style date stamp of 1989 on this image. Slightly baggy pants/jeans with mandatory tight roll. Messenger bags evident.

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Kissena Kick Off this weekend!

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If you work or own a bike shop! Please read!

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Today a friend brought in some new Shimano XTR brakes that he apparently bought online for $145.00 a unit, each from Arts Cyclery, an online business. No sales tax, and free freight. My cost is $155 from the only US Shimano distributor.

I have been in the bicycle business for 36 years and it looks like it’s over. I can not seem to gather much support from dealers to fight for change. Shimano has control. Their sales were recently reported to be up 14% while bicycle dealers are down 25% and dropping.

I sent two emails to the two top guys at Shimano USA, before I received a response. Their response was to say that there is nothing on the horizon to fix this problem. He said several times during the conversation that he had nothing to say that will make me feel better. He just listened and apologized.

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It’s time we take a stand! Thanks for sharing this Drew Johnson, owner of World Famous City Cycle!