harman_mogul wrote:
• Many young adults have no training in manual skills, so can't do bike maintenance.

The same is true of people of all ages, in fact a huge majority of people can't do bike maintenance, I don't know why their fathers didn't teach them, I can only assume it's because they couldn't do it either or didn't think it was important.

harman_mogul wrote:
• Making it easier and more attractive to upgrade than repair...

• ...and the bike industry isn't complaining about that!

No, no they're not. I wonder whether they are motivated by dedication to providing their customers with the best possible products at a fair price or by $?

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