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Newsletter March 21st The Taipei Bike Show
Taipei Show Day One
The Taipei bike show started two days ago. I didnít go this year. Itís arguably the biggest and most important bike show in the world. All of the Asian manufacturers and their customers are there Ė the whoís who of the Bike Industry.
for the Bicycle Retailer show daily.
Thereís a good article on American Classic (who started building high end wheels in Taiwan soon after I did), and on page 4 an article on Gigantex, my carbon rim maker. On page 6 on the top right is a photo of Stella, my saddle maker along with Mark Pippin.
It was Mark Pippin, along with John Bradley, who pushed me into the wheel making business about 13 years ago. They both worked as product managers for Schwinn and on a visit strongly suggested there was a need for a quality wheel maker out of Asia.
Thanks for reading Ė John Neugent
Still get an extra 10% off our wide rim wheels
. The rims arrived this morning but we have a bunch of backorders to fill. We should be able to get your new order out by the middle of next week. Your credit card wonít be charged until we ship. Who doesn't need an extra set of wheels?
Special sale - additional 10% off ALL custom wheels
. Out Internet pricing is already low but for this weekend take another 10% off (discount taken at checkout). Choose from some of the best rims and hubs and have us build the wheels to your specifications.