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  1. maddog17

    maddog17 Turbo Monkey

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  2. DRB

    DRB unemployed bum

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    damn MBC fvcked them up....
     
  3. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    I blame n8, but I blame him for most everything.
     
  4. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    If we ever file for divorce, I am so friggin screwed.
     
  5. Quo Fan

    Quo Fan don't make me kick your ass

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    Cheaper to have her killed.




    Sorry MBC
     
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    The whole value system holding that growth = success is screwed up.
     
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    DRB unemployed bum

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    You might as well off yourself if it comes to that.
     
  8. stinkyboy

    stinkyboy Plastic Santa

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    There's a lot of hate down here for that company.
     
  9. Slugman

    Slugman Frankenbike

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    Why??
     
  10. splat

    splat Nam I am

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    I have often wondered about that, why if a company puts out a good product , and has a constant flow of sales ( that keeps up with inflation ) is it not considered a success ? why does it have to be growing a double digit pace all the time ?
     
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    4xBoy Turbo Monkey

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    Is titus or the owners of titus traded on the stock market?
     
  12. Slugman

    Slugman Frankenbike

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    Doesn't matter - even if privately held, the investors will want a return their investment. A few dollars a year are not what they are looking for...
     
  13. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    If a company is profitable it needs to do something with those profits.

    1: Return profits to the shareholders as a dividend
    2: Bank it
    3: Reinvest

    If the company is opting for #3 and not growing then it really isn't profitable.
     
  14. stinkyboy

    stinkyboy Plastic Santa

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    Lots of unhappy customers as some here know. I don't know all of the details, since I've never owned a Titus but there was a discussion at The Pig with lots of grumbling.

    Too bad, since they were pretty hot for a bit.
     
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    sperkins Monkey

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    thanks for the article. i havent heard that before.
     
  16. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    That's what they get for investing everything in the 29er fad.
     
  17. MtnBikerChk

    MtnBikerChk Squeaky Wheel

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    I've been so busy at work I can't believe I missed this!!

    I sure hope they don't tell the new owners about me!
     
  18. Austin Bike

    Austin Bike Turbo Monkey

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    I have a titus (hammerhead) and have been real happy. The founder is now running pivot and I would consider one of their bikes in the future.

    That being said, I wouldn't just give up on titus because it is part of a bigger company. What matters is the bike.
     
  19. MtnBikerChk

    MtnBikerChk Squeaky Wheel

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    You must be new here.
     
  20. -dustin

    -dustin boring

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    I gave up on Titus after 2006.

    Feeding my disheartening is the fact that I'm replacing the 3rd set of seatstays on a 18mos old Racer X, ridden by a 160lbs XC rider.

    I've worked on 2 Hammerhead 100Xs this week, and the look, feel, and finish of those frames is so much more impressive than the RX with the busted stays.