Show me someone turning there own hubs! How about fabing up a nice steel rim for me?
Ever try and make ball berings? There is very little on a bike that I can't make for myself, but why would you? We all are using parts we didn't make and call it our work! Now while I understand your basic gripe (and agree to an extent) what exactly turnes one from posser to pro?
And baird ,tail is always better (unless you can find a female cop and get both