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Did Nike waste money?(8 posts)

Did Nike waste money?Pygme
Jul 9, 2003 9:26 AM
Funny. Frankie Andreau was showing off the TT suits for USPS made by Nike. He went out of his way to show that the aerodynamic material in the back extended all the way down to the chamouis and the seam was tucked out of the way. Didnt make a difference because that big 1 foot by 1 foot number covered all of it. LOL!!
re: Did Nike waste money?The The
Jul 9, 2003 10:13 AM
No kidding hey?!! I noticed that too and I was hoping the guys on OLN would have made a comment about this at some point in today's stage, but there was no mention. It seemed obvious to me. It cannot be possible that Frankie Andreu didn't think this as well, can it?
Yes. Why not print name and number on the jerseys....Bruno S
Jul 9, 2003 10:36 AM
like they do on all other sports?
Because the numbers usually change with each race...nmJames OCLV
Jul 9, 2003 12:39 PM
Yes. Why not print name and number on the jerseys....xcmntgeek
Jul 10, 2003 1:51 PM
Teams have tried making "tour only" kits with the riders numbers printed on the jerseys. The Tour organizers wouldn't permit it and made them put the stick on numbers over them. Why? Beacuse they're french and they can.
I was starting to get the feelingFrith
Jul 9, 2003 11:16 AM
That that little bit was a nike commercial in disguise...wouldn't be surprised if they had a hand in the content. Funny about the numbers though.
Yes - on Lebron James and Kobe. Anything they do in cycling isFez
Jul 9, 2003 6:00 PM
chump change in comparison.
re: Did Nike waste money?aljue
Jul 9, 2003 8:44 PM
I don't know about many of you, but from my experience, Nike makes crappy cycling products. Nike is getting a lot of attention since the company is linked to L Armstrong and the USPS, but aside from brand recognition, the quality on most of their products is beyond mediocre. Some of the Nike cycling products are even hard to find and VERY expensive. Nike's trademark should be "Just RIPPED OFF"