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Labor's free, but it ain't cheap. Or, making the sausage.

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Labor's free, but it ain't cheap. Or, making the sausage.

Customer-supplied parts are a welcome and more frequent phenomenon for us, but it can get a bit confusing as to how and why a build will cost what it does. Today's post should make it all clear as mud.

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Those pesky tariffs

Dave Kirkpatrick Bicycle Biz Economics business

Those pesky tariffs

The tariffs are coming! The tariffs are coming! What does that mean to you, November, the bike industry, and global trade? Who knows, but we take a stab at it here.

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Forever wheels?

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How will the accelerating market shift towards disc brakes affect the wheels you buy and the people you buy them from? Search me, but read on to find out what we think might happen.

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Select. A great name for a great collection

Dave Kirkpatrick business cross disc brakes disc builds products rims Stuff We Sell

Putting the Select band back together, with updates that make it a true supergroup for these modern times.

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Check, please

Dave Kirkpatrick business products Stuff We Sell

Check, please

Some Friday mumbo jumbo about wheels and process and stuff we sell.

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