Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Camp Hill, PA
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Originally Posted by Jeff Wills
Are you an employee of a bike shop or manufacturer or a member of the working bicycle press? The international shows (Taipei, EuroBike, Interbike) tend to be industry-only. There is a a movement afoot to add a "consumer" day to the Interbike show, but I don't know if it will go anywhere.
+1 the "Bike Shows" are all about manufacturers pitching their products to retailers and in the case of the Taipei Show manufacturers.
I had been to several interbike shows back in the early '90s and while the idea sounds fun, running from Univega, to Diamond back, to Fuji, to Bianchi, to GT, to Bell, Giro etc can get really tiring and when you hear basically the same spcheel at each booth it really gets old.
Bianchis '87 Sport SX, '90 Proto, '90 Campione del Fausto Giamondi Specialisma Italiano Mundo, '91 Boarala 'cross, '93 Project 3, '86 Volpe, '97 Ti Megatube, , '90 something Vento 603,
Others but still loved,; '80 RIGI, '80 Batavus Professional, '87 Cornelo, '09 Motobecane SOLD, '?? Jane Doe (still on the drawing board), '90ish Haro Escape