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iangillies raceface's article
Jun 19, 2019 at 12:34
18 hours
Video: Race Face Launches New Ride Pedal & Updates to Chester Pedal
@clumpster360: They come from the same molds. I've compared both, even cut them in half. They're the same pedal. I'm all for quality products, but marketing spin causes people to spend far more money than is necessary. Labels mean everything to some people. It's been studied to death. People will simply pay more for 'perceived' quality based on a logo. Slap a Gucci logo on a budget bag and people will spend hundreds more for it. Payless shoe company opened a store called Palessi and promoted cheap Payless shoes for $100s of dollars in a storefront modeled to look like a high end Italian brand, and people raved about the quality of the designs. They were $20 shoes. The Honda Accord in Europe was the Acura in the US. And more expensive. The product means nothing unless there's a logo to accompany it. I worked in marketing for 20 years. I've moderated focus groups. I know of what I speak. There's a reason marketing budges often outstrip production costs. The average consumer will buy what they 'think' is the best product based on the logo.
iangillies raceface's article
Jun 19, 2019 at 9:09
21 hours
Video: Race Face Launches New Ride Pedal & Updates to Chester Pedal
Or get a pair of Fooker pedals for $22. Same pedal. Different name.
iangillies RichardCunningham's article
Jun 17, 2019 at 18:06
3 days
Mountain Bike Hall of Fame Voting Begins
Rusch by a landslide. No one has used the bike more to raise awareness for a variety of worthy causes.
iangillies edspratt's article
Jun 9, 2019 at 22:28
Jun 9, 2019
Video: IFHT's 'Whismas' Opening Weekend Music Video
All kidding aside, Micayla sounds legit.
iangillies trailforks's article
May 28, 2019 at 12:46
May 28, 2019
Trailforks Aids Rescue of Injured Mountain Biker in Penticton, BC
No service needed on my iPhone. Trailforks works just fine in airplane mode.
iangillies mdelorme's article
May 26, 2019 at 21:14
May 26, 2019
Photo Epic: Drop the Hammer - Nove Mesto World Cup XC 2019
Whole new crop of women up front. A changing of the guard in action with some seriously skilled riders. When Yolanda Neff wins DH races at Windrock you can't dismiss the bike handling of XC racers. And I've never seen Nino look more human than when VDP dropped him like a hand grenade. That was power on a ludicrous level.
iangillies edspratt's article
May 17, 2019 at 8:45
May 17, 2019
Video: Course Preview with Henrique Avancini - Albstadt World Cup XC 2019
Full face helmet and enduro bike for this course.
iangillies SCOTT-Sports's article
May 16, 2019 at 9:36
May 16, 2019
Video: Kate Courtney Delves Into the Roots of her MTB Career in Episode 1 of 'Rising'
Riding mountain bikes with your kid. Oh yeah, and she's just the world champ. Life goals.
iangillies sarahmoore's article
May 14, 2019 at 17:42
May 14, 2019
Video: Yoann Barelli's EWS Madeira Race Runs with Commentary
This guy is the definition of SOL - Stoked On Life.
iangillies GTBicycles's article
Apr 29, 2019 at 8:57
Apr 29, 2019
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