Tuesday, March 17, 2009

This shadow wasn't shadowy enough

Shimano needs to take note of ole Eli Whitney and his interchangeable parts theory - Having to replace an entire derailleur just because one easily replaceable linkage broke is just bad engineering.....or good marketing.

My $0.02

3 comments:

Cellarrat said...

derailleurs are for failures ;)

Jeff Kerkove said...

Their theory....if you have the $$$ to buy it in the first place, you have the money to replace it.

Sad...but true.

Matt said...

Bike component manufacturers have the same ethic as does the drug lords.