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Old December 4th 04, 12:45 AM
Ed
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Default Washington Post: A Rough Ride for Schwinn Bicycle

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...-2004Dec2.html

If you still have not had enough politics enlarge the picture and look at the
lower left corner.

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Old December 4th 04, 02:19 AM
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Ed wrote:
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...-2004Dec2.html



No registration needed here...

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6642037/
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Old December 4th 04, 05:17 PM
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On Sat, 04 Dec 2004 01:19:54 +0000, Mark wrote:

Ed wrote:
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http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...-2004Dec2.html



No registration needed here...

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6642037/


You all need bugmenot to bypass such pesky registration.

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B-)

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Old December 4th 04, 11:50 PM
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On Sat, 04 Dec 2004 16:17:47 GMT, maxo wrote:

On Sat, 04 Dec 2004 01:19:54 +0000, Mark wrote:

Ed wrote:
Registration required.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...-2004Dec2.html



No registration needed here...

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6642037/


You all need bugmenot to bypass such pesky registration.

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Wow, that was depressing. Yup, cheaper bikes but cheaper jobs.
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Old December 6th 04, 10:47 PM
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dgk wrote:
On Sat, 04 Dec 2004 16:17:47 GMT, maxo wrote:


On Sat, 04 Dec 2004 01:19:54 +0000, Mark wrote:


Ed wrote:


http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...-2004Dec2.html


No registration needed here...

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6642037/



Wow, that was depressing. Yup, cheaper bikes but cheaper jobs.



The articlef left out that Pacfic Bicycle's headquarters
are on a bike path. Well, a MUP, at least. It's also
across the street from Sub-Zero. Just in case you were
wondering

Scott

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Old December 7th 04, 12:25 AM
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"dgk" wrote in message
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On Sat, 04 Dec 2004 16:17:47 GMT, maxo wrote:

On Sat, 04 Dec 2004 01:19:54 +0000, Mark wrote:

Ed wrote:
Registration required.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...-2004Dec2.html


No registration needed here...

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6642037/


You all need bugmenot to bypass such pesky registration.

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B-)


Wow, that was depressing. Yup, cheaper bikes but cheaper jobs.


Typical story of an old company that couldn't move with the market


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Old December 7th 04, 01:33 AM
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On Mon, 06 Dec 2004 23:25:27 GMT, "Mark Leuck"
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"dgk" wrote in message
.. .
On Sat, 04 Dec 2004 16:17:47 GMT, maxo wrote:

On Sat, 04 Dec 2004 01:19:54 +0000, Mark wrote:

Ed wrote:
Registration required.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn...-2004Dec2.html


No registration needed here...

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6642037/

You all need bugmenot to bypass such pesky registration.

bugmenot.com

works great with Firefox.

B-)


Wow, that was depressing. Yup, cheaper bikes but cheaper jobs.


Typical story of an old company that couldn't move with the market

Really the story of a company that tried to maintain the salary
structure that paid living wages. More good paying jobs gone forever.
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Old December 9th 04, 03:30 PM
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"Richard Schwinn, a large, bearded man with the bearing of a
lumberjack, now oversees an empire of 17 at a small custom bike factory
in rural Waterford, Wis."

Someone needs to use his own product!
--Karen M.
on a S-branded Montague daily

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Old December 12th 04, 05:24 AM
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Veloise wrote:
"Richard Schwinn, a large, bearded man with the bearing of

a
lumberjack, now oversees an empire of 17 at a small custom

bike
factory in rural Waterford, Wis."

Someone needs to use his own product!


Actually, he leads a ride each year which includes a factory
tour; I keep intending to go, but it's on my in-laws wedding
anniversary.

--
Mike Kruger
"So class, who can tell me how much of our genetic code we
share with
chimpanzees?" "Ooh, ooh, ooh, ooh! I know, sir!"



 




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