General Cycling Discussion - Has anyone heard of Louis Garneau ?
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08-12-10, 06:47 PM
I posted this in another section but recieved no response. maybe I had it in the wrong section. please look below.
Has anyone heard of this bike?
Louis Garneau TT8.0 I'm just wondering if anyone has heard of or has knowledge of this bike or brand. I thinking about picking up the frame and fork.
any help would be appreciated
08-12-10, 08:13 PM
makes clothing and all sorts of stuff,
Or Hires Asian's and they make it for the company , under contract.
which is what the majority of the bike biz does.
08-12-10, 11:16 PM
AFIK, all of Garneau's garments are made in the US; the company is based in Canada. this, IMO, makes it much better than the majority of the bike biz. don't know about the bikes, though his reputation is generally quite good.
Yes, of course I know of Louis Garneau. It's a Canadian company (or somewhat Canadian, see above) which makes all sorts of clothing and accessories. My first helmet years ago was a Louis Garneau. One of the things they specialise in is making custom cycling clothing. Your team can order up a set of jerseys from them.
Here is there site: http://www.louisgarneau.com/lang_select.php
08-13-10, 05:27 AM
There are full service Louis Garneau bike shops here in Taiwan, clothes, accesories, bikes, etc.
08-13-10, 06:57 AM
yeah I went to the site but couldn't find anthing on the actuall bikes. there is a guy selling a fram airstream III I believe for 200. so I was trying to do some research.
08-13-10, 07:04 AM
Yes. . I have one pair of his shorts.. I wear his signature just a little south of my butt. They are one of my more comfortable set of bike shorts.
08-13-10, 03:43 PM
Try looking at the Canadian version of the site (bottom of the page) as they do sell bikes in Canada, but apparently not the USA. The TT 8.0 isn't there, so you may have to try da Google.
I've seen the Axis in one or two of what I would consider to be the more reputable local bike stores in my area, so LG can't be total crap. But neither store seemed to have any of their higher-end bikes in-store from what I could see.
I had one of their racks.
08-14-10, 10:34 AM
did you try google?
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