I want one!

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TMR
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I want one!

Postby TMR » Sat Dec 08, 2012 07:37 am

I am such a Rapha whore, but at £20 each, 'mug' would seem to be appropriate :shock:

http://www.rapha.cc/rapha-coffee-mug/?c ... -img-_-mug
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Re: I want one!

Postby invincible » Sat Dec 08, 2012 08:56 am

my sis is getting me one for xmas

arrived yesterday :D

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Re: I want one!

Postby andyrr » Sat Dec 08, 2012 09:47 am

Keeping to their normal pricing I see - £20 for a mug ! Checked out the espresso cup set : 2 for £40 - they are extracting the Michael here.

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Re: I want one!

Postby emadden » Sat Dec 08, 2012 12:53 pm

Costs them around USD6 per mug or less in bulk... Check out the wholesale section of notneutral.com... A bit dumb of them to have mugs with the notneutral brand on them.
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Re: I want one!

Postby andyrr » Sat Dec 08, 2012 14:16 pm

Guess people like them/their ethos so buy into the stuff - when they tell you their source and you can see what the end-user there can pay, and they'd obviously be buying in bulk so get better prices, then I personally think you see the truth of their super-inflated prices. Lost of their stuff is nice but sometimes appears to be taking the P* a bit too much.

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Re: I want one!

Postby ddraver » Sat Dec 08, 2012 15:23 pm

Bull

Sh1t

But then I have more than a few equivalent things such as that so....
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Re: I want one!

Postby Le Commentateur » Sat Dec 08, 2012 18:30 pm

So-called "luxury" lifestyle goods. They're in a similar area as Burberry in that respect, who are not just a raincoat manufacturer aiming for the bottom line.

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Re: I want one!

Postby Le Commentateur » Sat Dec 08, 2012 18:35 pm

I did just get a £25 voucher, which when I tried to use it was valueless – someone had apparently previously used the code, so I had to set about getting a replacement, which was fine in the end. I guess like in fancy bike shops, the name attracts status-obsessed types to work there and with that there's always a risk of some backroom pilfering.

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Re: I want one!

Postby durhamwasp » Sat Dec 08, 2012 19:03 pm

Just go on Vistaprint and you can make the same mug for about £6 delivered.
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Re: I want one!

Postby SpecialGuestStar » Sat Dec 08, 2012 19:20 pm

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Re: I want one!

Postby Paul 8v » Sun Dec 09, 2012 10:31 am

My work colleagues are always winding me up that cycling is 'the new golf' I was bloody mortified to hear that but stuff like this makes me think it may be! Basically ranges marketed at people with loads of money that don't know what to spend it on! It does look lovely but at 20 quid a pop that's pretty steep for a set. Love Rapha's gear but it'sdefinitely fashion prices.

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Re: I want one!

Postby Crankbrother » Sun Dec 09, 2012 10:55 am

Not so sure what the moaning is about ... It's not as if Rapha are the BBC ... You do all have a choice ...

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Re: I want one!

Postby greasedscotsman » Sun Dec 09, 2012 11:00 am

How much? Sod that, I'm off to the Oakley website to find something that's better value for money! :wink:

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Re: I want one!

Postby Paul 8v » Sun Dec 09, 2012 11:04 am

greasedscotsman wrote:How much? Sod that, I'm off to the Oakley website to find something that's better value for money! :wink:

Haha, I think they have a sale on, 80quid for a belt is almost approaching good value ;-)

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Re: I want one!

Postby greasedscotsman » Sun Dec 09, 2012 11:54 am

Paul 8v wrote:
greasedscotsman wrote:How much? Sod that, I'm off to the Oakley website to find something that's better value for money! :wink:

Haha, I think they have a sale on, 80quid for a belt is almost approaching good value ;-)


Belt? Bah, it's this shirt that I want!

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http://uk.oakley.com/products/long-slee ... 401454-01K

Bargain at £155. Look, it even has armpit vents cut with lasers!

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I'm not sure how I am coping without it... :shock:

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Re: I want one!

Postby Rick Chasey » Sun Dec 09, 2012 11:56 am

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Re: I want one!

Postby greasedscotsman » Sun Dec 09, 2012 12:00 pm

Maybe I should change my username to the Sweaty Scotsman?

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Re: I want one!

Postby Rick Chasey » Sun Dec 09, 2012 12:04 pm

greasedscotsman wrote:Maybe I should change my username to the Sweaty Scotsman?


Where I'm from that's something few people ask for...

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Re: I want one!

Postby Paul 8v » Sun Dec 09, 2012 14:50 pm

greasedscotsman wrote:
Paul 8v wrote:
greasedscotsman wrote:How much? Sod that, I'm off to the Oakley website to find something that's better value for money! :wink:

Haha, I think they have a sale on, 80quid for a belt is almost approaching good value ;-)


Belt? Bah, it's this shirt that I want!

Image

http://uk.oakley.com/products/long-slee ... 401454-01K

Bargain at £155. Look, it even has armpit vents cut with lasers!

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I suppose you've got to pay for those lasers somehow!

I'm not sure how I am coping without it... :shock:


I suppose you've got to pay for those lasers somehow!


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