Why isn't cycling more popular in Cambodia?

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Re: Why isn't cycling more popular in Cambodia?

Post by la8rat » Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:36 pm

dont you tootle or pootle about, not poodle about?

a few years back i bought an English built mtb from orange in Halifax.

strictly speaking it was built in Halifax but the frames are made in Taiwan and then shipped to England to be built up.
only their rather agricultural looking full suspension bike frames are made in house.

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even then its still not really a fully english bike given that the forks, tyres etc. come from abroad. but still the bike is built in England

apparently English mountain biking has its roots in wind surfing strangely enough
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Re: Why isn't cycling more popular in Cambodia?

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Re: Why isn't cycling more popular in Cambodia?

Post by John Bingham » Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:07 pm

davegorman wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 2:18 pm
John Bingham wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:19 pm
davegorman wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:01 pm
They’re just not made where you think.

It's no great mystery that western companies often have their products manufactured in Asia, it's been going on for decades. A whole lot of bikes are made here in Cambodia.

https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ ... upplier-eu
Which is what I said earlier.
If it makes you feel better negative away.
I’m just having a discussion and if you can’t respond or deal with it don’t say stuff you know nothing about.
What kind of reaction did you expect for such a ridiculous post? You said nothing about any of that earlier, you were randomly labeling all sorts of products as "Chinese". 8-)
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Re: Why isn't cycling more popular in Cambodia?

Post by hanno » Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:59 am

Kuroneko wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:48 pm
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Jesus, I need better glasses.....
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Re: Why isn't cycling more popular in Cambodia?

Post by davegorman » Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:32 am

John Bingham wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:07 pm
davegorman wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 2:18 pm
John Bingham wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:19 pm
davegorman wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:01 pm
They’re just not made where you think.

It's no great mystery that western companies often have their products manufactured in Asia, it's been going on for decades. A whole lot of bikes are made here in Cambodia.

https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ ... upplier-eu
Which is what I said earlier.
If it makes you feel better negative away.
I’m just having a discussion and if you can’t respond or deal with it don’t say stuff you know nothing about.
What kind of reaction did you expect for such a ridiculous post? You said nothing about any of that earlier, you were randomly labeling all sorts of products as "Chinese". 8-)
Because they are.
If you stop crying and do some research instead of bleating nonsense you’ll find what I’ve saud is true.

Most top branded bikes are manufactured in China or Taiwan. Yes they make them here but they are the cheap end bikes.
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Re: Why isn't cycling more popular in Cambodia?

Post by davegorman » Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:35 am

la8rat wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:36 pm
dont you tootle or pootle about, not poodle about?

a few years back i bought an English built mtb from orange in Halifax.

strictly speaking it was built in Halifax but the frames are made in Taiwan and then shipped to England to be built up.
only their rather agricultural looking full suspension bike frames are made in house.

Image

even then its still not really a fully english bike given that the forks, tyres etc. come from abroad. but still the bike is built in England

apparently English mountain biking has its roots in wind surfing strangely enough
Holy crap. That looks like it was built to outlast that iron bridge what was built by that Brunel guy.

Not into full sus’ but that looks pretty wild!
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Re: Why isn't cycling more popular in Cambodia?

Post by John Bingham » Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:53 am

davegorman wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:32 am
John Bingham wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:07 pm
davegorman wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 2:18 pm
John Bingham wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 1:19 pm
davegorman wrote:
Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:01 pm
They’re just not made where you think.

It's no great mystery that western companies often have their products manufactured in Asia, it's been going on for decades. A whole lot of bikes are made here in Cambodia.

https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ ... upplier-eu
Which is what I said earlier.
If it makes you feel better negative away.
I’m just having a discussion and if you can’t respond or deal with it don’t say stuff you know nothing about.
What kind of reaction did you expect for such a ridiculous post? You said nothing about any of that earlier, you were randomly labeling all sorts of products as "Chinese". 8-)
Because they are.
If you stop crying and do some research instead of bleating nonsense you’ll find what I’ve saud is true.

Most top branded bikes are manufactured in China or Taiwan. Yes they make them here but they are the cheap end bikes.
How many times are you going to point out the same thing? Everyone knows a huge number of products are made in China, it isn't some great revelation you discovered.
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Re: Why isn't cycling more popular in Cambodia?

Post by Kuroneko » Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:29 pm

:D

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Re: Why isn't cycling more popular in Cambodia?

Post by davegorman » Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:32 pm

I was responding to your “randomly labelling” comment. It wasn’t random it was fact.

Now move along now.
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Re: Why isn't cycling more popular in Cambodia?

Post by la8rat » Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:17 pm

davegorman wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:35 am
la8rat wrote:
Wed Jan 09, 2019 7:36 pm
dont you tootle or pootle about, not poodle about?

a few years back i bought an English built mtb from orange in Halifax.

strictly speaking it was built in Halifax but the frames are made in Taiwan and then shipped to England to be built up.
only their rather agricultural looking full suspension bike frames are made in house.

Image

even then its still not really a fully english bike given that the forks, tyres etc. come from abroad. but still the bike is built in England

apparently English mountain biking has its roots in wind surfing strangely enough
Holy crap. That looks like it was built to outlast that iron bridge what was built by that Brunel guy.

Not into full sus’ but that looks pretty wild!
Orange fives are very marmite. Personally i hate the look of that back end. My mate bought one because he loves how they look. There is no denying they are tough though.
To me the Taiwan framed crush is a much nicer looking bike.
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For lovers of strong northen accents here is the famouse Guy Martin visiting Halifax to see how they are made.



3 min mark shows the rear end being craftsman made.
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