It wasn't included to keep cost down man, but you can buy it for $30 dollars
-It seems that we didn't know what we had until it was taken away from us, meaning that some people didn't realize how cool the docks really are
I never used the dock that came with my v1. Somehow it got left in the box and I never even realized I had it until just before the 3G released. Turned out to be a good thing because I don't miss not having one for my new iPhone at all.