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Originally Posted by Abu Mahendra View Post
First of all, let me say that I am not arguing for or against Brompton or any other upper-tier bike maker. What I am arguing against is to project European, American market dynamics and cultural values wholesale without identifying the particular local cultural, environmental dynamics of Asia militating against the bicycle as a status symbol. That is all.
If the cultural and environmental dynamics of Asia militate against the bicycle as a status symbol, or against Up market bicycles in general how do you explain that this forum is peppered with reports of the wonderful cycling exotica that is available on the home market only for these very areas ?
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