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    Quote Originally Posted by tempeteOntheRoad View Post
    The reason is: I still ride my 1992 ti hardtail and my 2006 ti road. both with ti forks. The industry does not like that. I don't buy bikes. I change worn parts and upgrade when significant. That dont sell.
    Good point. That carbon fiber crap just crumbles into oblivion like cheap plastic. Thatís why so many jumbo jets keep dropping into the ocean when their wings evaporate. Those rube PhD mechanical engineers are designing planes to fail to sell more of them!
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    Quote Originally Posted by PBL450 View Post
    Good point. That carbon fiber crap just crumbles into oblivion like cheap plastic. Thatís why so many jumbo jets keep dropping into the ocean when their wings evaporate. Those rube PhD mechanical engineers are designing planes to fail to sell more of them!
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