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Old 01-26-2023, 01:25 PM
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Originally Posted by carlucci1106 View Post
I don't know about you, but I hope to be around in 30 years. And riding my steel rim brake bicycles. There are plenty of young people who prefer them. You may be generally correct for the racer boi crowd, but for the spectrum of the industry, I'm dubious of this prediction.
The demographics of steel bike fans is considerably older than the general cycling population. Statistically speaking, most of those people will not be riding 30 years from now. In 30 years the "old guard" will be pining for the bikes they grew up with, which isn't steel.
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