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Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Fort Worth, Texas Church of Hopeful Uncertainty
Bikes: 1966 Raleigh DL-1 Tourist, 1973 Schwinn Varsity, 1983 Raleigh Marathon, 1994 Nishiki Sport XRS
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Agreed; monthly is too frequently. Let demand build up. There is a great swap meet in south Ft Worth in late Jan/early Feb every year (sponsored by Colonel's bikes and includes some racing). Bikes Inc. does one up in Hurst in October. I would think doing one in April, then again in July would give me 4 swap meets a year (I live in Ft Worth). Are there other swap meets on the Dallas side of town? I think we could do it more often than twice a year and would probably even drive up to Denton for one, but monthly is too much.
Also, look at the audiences... the January one seems to be mostly roadies with some vintge stuff, the October one has a pretty strong vintage slant. So... maybe specialize in utility bikes & recumbents for one meet... fixies for another? I dunno, but if you make each one special they might generate more buzz.
If you build it, they will come, though.... maybe give it a try and see who shows up.
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Originally Posted by bragi "However, it's never a good idea to overgeneralize."