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    True or False: Shimano owns SRAM?

    Maybe I heard wrong, but I thought someone passed along to me that Shimano now owns SRAM.
    SRAM owns Avid and Truvativ (short for "truly innovative).

    I've GOOGLED Shimano/SRAM, but found nothing.

    Can someone square me away on this rumor please? Say it isn't so!

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    I drink your MILKSHAKE Raiyn's Avatar
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    Applesauce.

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    donkeycrap...

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    Quail and rasberry applesauce?

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    meadow muffins

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    The bag for the badger
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    ..... but at the end of the day we're all just dorks riding around on bicycles, right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raiyn
    Applesauce.
    Peter Brady
    This is Africa, 1943. War spits out its violence overhead and the sandy graveyard swallows it up. Her name is King Nine, B-25, medium bomber, Twelfth Air Force. On a hot, still morning she took off from Tunisia to bomb the southern tip of Italy. An errant piece of flak tore a hole in a wing tank and, like a wounded bird, this is where she landed, not to return on this day, or any other day.

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    I heard a rumor that Campagnolo owned SRAM...Now I'm really confused.

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    god farted and it was bad!

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    suntour owns all
    shameless POWERCRANK plug
    Recommended reading for all cyclists - Cyclecraft - Effective Cycling
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    Don't run red lights, wear a helmet, use hand signals, get some cycle lights(front and rear) and, FFS, don't run red lights!

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    Carlyle Group and Onex Corp recently bought Allison Transmission and hope to acquire both Shimano and SRAM. Pass it on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by markhr
    suntour owns all
    If God were an ice cream flavor, he'd be Suntour and cream.

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    <irish>I believe ya, when me **** turns purple and smells like rainbow sherbet</irish>

    But seriously, Halliburton owns both SRAM and Shimano.

    Hitler Holdings, LLC currently owns Campagnolo.

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    all your groupsets are belong to us!
    There are 10 types of people in the world - the ones that can count in base 2, the ones that can't count in base 2, and the ones that didn't expect this to be in base 3.

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    I am pretty sure Halliburton owns them. And Wal-Mart owns Halliburton.
    Everyone's a roadie, they just might not know it yet.

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    Umm, no.
    Bikes use brakes to stop.

    If your bike has breaks, don't ride it.

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    **Doubletake**

    This isn't the SS & FG forum.

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    At&t Ftw.

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    SRAM, Truvativ, and Avid, are all one company.

    Shimano does not own any of them.
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    Help out the forums, abide by our community guidelines.

    I am in the woods and I have gone crazy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclaholic
    all your groupsets are belong to us!
    [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]

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    rebmeM roineS JanMM's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rev.Chuck
    SRAM, Truvativ, and Avid, are all one company.

    Shimano does not own any of them.
    You are spoiling this thread by using Actual Facts.

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    THE MAN is in the process of buying everything. When he's done, the rest of us are screwed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JanMM
    You are spoiling this thread by using Actual Facts.

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    I heard a rumor that shimano make you go faster.... buahahahaha !!!

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