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Old 10-28-2016, 06:33 AM   #16
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60.42 billion TWD (1.9B USD). Drop in the bucket.

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Old 10-28-2016, 07:02 AM   #17
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60.42 billion TWD (1.9B USD). Drop in the bucket.

https://markets.ft.com/data/equities...als?s=9921:TAI
Exactly why I think it's gonna be Schwinn or Huffy.
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Does whistler buy a set number of bikes for the season and just keep the fleet they have going till the end of the year?
It would be interesting to know how many bikes they buy at the start, how many they go threw and how many of each individual components they go threw in a season. I bet it would be pretty substantial.

I've noticed that local shops in and around my area have very few dh bikes or non at all.
Times are changing I guess but my close friends and myself only ride downhill bikes.
I've thought about getting an enduro style all mountain bike one day aswell tho. I'd like to start investigating a different style of riding.
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Old 12-23-2016, 10:26 PM   #19
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I'm also curious to know how many DH bikes are sold on an annual basis. There really aren't that many regions in the world that cater to DH riding. DH bikes are really only suitable for lift/shuttle access.
Not true ... If DH was restricted solely to places with lift access, how do you explain the large number of top world-class DH riders from the UK, Australia, South Africa and South America - and virtually zero from Canada (esp with the sad passing of Stevie Smith). Back in the day, the sight of riders pushing DH bikes up Mount Fromme was the norm.

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I'm originally from a fairly flat part of England, yet it sounds like DH bikes are still fairly popular. Push up a hill for five minutes or so, turn around and then pin it down a trail. Session session session.... Ironically my riding skillz were way better when I lived in the UK from sessioning stuff on a big bike Vs riding the much longer trails around here. There's something to be said for knowing every pebble on a trail and absolutely pinning it. Worked well for Peaty, hart, Bryceland, the Athertons etc.

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A voice of reasonable authority told me it's GT.
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A voice of reasonable authority told me it's GT.
Wow. If I had to have guessed, that'd be on the bottom of my list.

Do they do kids bikes? (I guess they will now...)
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