Ribble Cycles sold

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Ribble Cycles sold

Postby Ross » Sat Nov 28, 2015 9:46 am

http://road.cc/content/news/171941-ribb ... tment-firm

Preston-based Cyclesport North Ltd, owner of the Ribble Cycles brand, has been acquired by retail investment firm True Capital, reports Insider Media

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Re: Ribble Cycles sold

Postby rodneycc » Sat Nov 28, 2015 10:17 am

Hope my favourite shop doesn't start going downhill now...
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Re: Ribble Cycles sold

Postby nezumi » Sun Nov 29, 2015 6:44 pm

rodneycc wrote:Hope my favourite shop doesn't start going downhill now...


Ditto - Their webshop isn't as flash as CRC or Wiggle, but their prices are nearly always on point.
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Re: Ribble Cycles sold

Postby warthog1 » Sun Nov 29, 2015 9:52 pm

rodneycc wrote:Hope my favourite shop doesn't start going downhill now...

+2
Spot on Rodney. My fav too. :(

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Re: Ribble Cycles sold

Postby Wingnut » Mon Nov 30, 2015 1:31 pm

I predict it will go downhill like ProBikeKit did...

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Re: Ribble Cycles sold

Postby __PG__ » Tue Jan 12, 2016 10:15 pm

Hope not. I used to be regular customer of PBK, and my last three o/s orders have been from Ribble.
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Re: Ribble Cycles sold

Postby warthog1 » Tue Jan 12, 2016 10:30 pm

Yeah I don't even look at PBK any more, haven't bought from them in years. Got sick of the rubbish stock levels :roll: :x
Ribble is my long term fav. Hope they don't go down the s__t chute.

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Re: Ribble Cycles sold

Postby Howzat » Tue Jan 12, 2016 10:53 pm

I kind of doubt nvestment bankers bought out ribble because they want to run a bike shop.

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Re: Ribble Cycles sold

Postby Mulger bill » Wed Jan 13, 2016 7:14 pm

Howzat wrote:I kind of doubt nvestment bankers bought out ribble because they want to run a bike shop.

Ouch. Looks like it's anywhere else but from here.
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Re: Ribble Cycles sold

Postby Nobody » Wed Jan 13, 2016 9:41 pm

Ribble might have been a favorite place to look, but I often found them out of stock on many things I wanted anyway. That might improve, but it doesn't sound like it's going to and stay as cheap as it is.

I'm mainly a CRC and Wiggle shopper by default. More likely to get everything in one order (or two) rather than a bit from here and a bit from there.

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