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Old 01-09-19, 06:52 PM
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Originally Posted by veganbikes View Post
Ritchey Carbon Bars? Probably knock off bars with Ritchey logos made in an unknown factory. I wouldn't buy unknown carbon for cheap. Just because people do it and are lucky doesn't mean anyone should join them. I know people love to think that there is a magical third shift making these bars and selling them out of the back of the factory to Mr. Ali Baba and they are the exact same as the stuff with logos but in reality much of that stuff is made in unknown factories with unknown safety and labor practices and a lot of it doesn't go through the rigorous testing that say Ritchey puts through all of their parts before selling them.

"The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten." - Ben Franklin
Yeah, I figured they wouldn't be as good. Was definitely questioning the quality. Riding those bars would make me uneasy. Would worry about them breaking mid ride.


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