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Old 08-16-07, 06:50 PM
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Originally Posted by redtires View Post
But I'll take a second to say, that stories like this one are double edged for me, on one hand, that "greater than thou" attitude is one reason I finally left the cycling industry, but the other hand, it makes me want to go back just to give people overall positive buying experiences, no matter what they are buying. Good shops build good cycling communities, and that is good for all of us.
Yeah, you know, my mom was surprised when I was telling her about what happened. I guess Erik's started in MN as a small shop and now it's branched out into several states. There was an article in the paper that she had read recently that said the reason why Erik's was doing so well was because they had such great sales people. Initially a different guy had come to help me, but I asked him to come back in a few minutes. The not-so-great guy got to me before the other guy came back.. Oh well. At least someone will hear about it, even if they don't do anything about it..
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