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Old 09-19-19, 12:52 PM
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Originally Posted by JohnDThompson View Post
Not at all. Having worked in bicycle manufacturing, I've seen that OEM component selection is more a matter of meeting a certain price point than having some mystical properties about the chosen components.
I'm with you on this. Certainly back when these bikes were being made, no one thought twice about swapping out parts on bikes.
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