Old 11-28-16, 06:25 PM
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Abu Mahendra
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1. Those bikes may be exotic to you, but not necessarily to them.
2. Exotic does not a status symbol make.
3. Appreciation for design and aesthetics does not a status symbol make.

Originally Posted by Diode100 View Post
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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