dont need to read that, i know my shit was made in taiwan.
Does it really matter? If it does the job it was built for and doesn’t fall apart, who cares. I always feel like there’s a touch of racism in these kind of articles. Just because it isn’t ‘Made in Amurica, by Amuricans’ doesn’t automatically mean it’s shitty.
I don’t really care where mine is made, as long as it does what it needs to do.
my bikes were made in merica
cept for the torpado it made in italy
Doesn’t really matter, no, but it was detailed and informative rather than the normal “GOSH, YOUR MADE IN AMURRICAH BIKE WASN’T MADE IN AMURRICAH”.
was an alright article, i recall reading it a year or so ago…
I just scored a free Raleigh MTB, with a big ol’ “Made in the USA!” sticker on the downtube. HY
My tarck bike is from the Taiwan.
I’ve got bikes from Japan, Holland, France and the US. My Specialized, with its big American flag “made in the USA” sticker was probably welded in Taiwan and painted and assembled in the US though.
I’m really interested in the origins of my Torelli
Hasn’t been updated in a while. It says that giant is the bike supplier to the T-Mobile team.
Articles like this can have some racist undertones, but I also think it’s important to have an understanding of where the things you buy are coming from.
orbea - spain
trek - usa
cannondale - usa
giordana - italy
bianchi - taiwan
gt - not sure, is 96 karakoram, tange prestige. usa or taiwan.
taiwan, canada, taiwan.
or china, canada, taiwan (designed and tested in canada). most rikery.
my trek was probably made in the USA, probably just before they stopped making their entry and mid level frames in 'Mericuh.
my surly was made in Taiwan, of course.