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Offline eastonlionel

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Waterford Precision Bikes closes
« on: September 20, 2023, 05:48:39 PM »
Just saw this article on the Wisconsin Public Radio website.  Passing of an era.

https://www.wpr.org/waterford-bicycle-factory-closes-so-too-does-another-chapter-schwinn-history
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Offline JenniferC

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Re: Waterford Precision Bikes closes
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2023, 06:33:10 PM »
Yup, Rick Paulos let us know a a little while ago.

http://www.schwinnbikeforum.com/index.php?topic=43297.0

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Re: Waterford Precision Bikes closes
« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2023, 08:41:14 PM »
Wisconsin Public Radio interview with Richard Schwinn about the closing:

https://www.wpr.org/listen/2119987

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