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May be best to get your online purchases before then.
Edit - made it a bit more clearer.
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I'm sick of hearing about the 'global economy' when it seems the only purpose it serves is to lower wages (god forbid Aussies who pay the highest prices for stuff like electricity in the world get paid more than workers in other countries who work for a bowl of rice a day and penalty rates for hospitality workers are obviously the work of the devil ) but at the same time be subjected to what I consider to be illegal trade restrictions within this 'global economy' in order to push prices up. I've thought this way since the region coding of DVD's so it's not just cycling. I'm just fed up. I'll just walk everywhere for now on. At least I can buy $2.50 thongs at BigW. They'll screw up my feet big time but I'll just let Medicare fund the fix for that or end up crippled on a disability pension.
FAIR trade, not FREE trade!
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They have warehouses in Taiwan and the U.S. and here in Oz. They move stock freely between these warehouses.
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Shimano will be the same... No biggies
just have to know how to look online, with a VPN....
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BJL wrote:Well, it's getting to the point where I'll just wear out my bikes until they're completely dead and then give up on cycling.
I'm sick of hearing about the 'global economy' when it seems the only purpose it serves is to lower wages
Not the end of the world if the supply lines are maintained (i.e. Pushys/bikebug still stock) but unlikely after srams experience where everything got expensive overnight. Cyclingdeal is the only hope lol, either thta or we all go microshift.
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Calvin27 wrote:Not the end of the world if the supply lines are maintained (i.e. Pushys/bikebug still stock) but unlikely after srams experience where everything got expensive overnight. Cyclingdeal is the only hope lol, either thta or we all go microshift.
Micro-shift it is then.
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Campag will be back in vogue shortly
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SRAM have long held this approach and I feel this has reduced their market penetration.
And then there are the online overseas retailers who get very 'tricksy'.. the nature of the Shimano international setup would make this difficult to control.
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