Re: [Classicrendezvous] Boardman's new/old record bike: On topic?


Date: Wed, 01 Nov 2000 06:21:37 -0800
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Boardman's new/old record bike: On topic?
From: "Dave Feldman" <feldmanbike@home.com>
To: OROBOYZ@aol.com, beyerc@mailserver.volvo.com
CC: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


I'd second that notion about Rominger and his bike. Dale has just properly named the Boardman/Rominger category of hour record. Let's try to start these names as usages in cycling, "Athlete's record," and "Technology-aided record." David Feldman ----------
>From: OROBOYZ@aol.com
>To: beyerc@mailserver.volvo.com
>Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
>Subject: [Classicrendezvous] Boardman's new/old record bike: On topic?
>Date: Wed, Nov 1, 2000, 6:56 AM
>
>Chris & all..
>I think that a comparison and awareness of the old vs the new is pretty
>interesting and on topic. This new hour record could affirm in some ways the
>viability of traditionally constructed bikes.. Or does it? It is critical to
>confirm how the new bike is configured, whether it in fact is made like
>classic bikes or not.
>
>I also wonder if Tony Rominger's Hour record, albeit standing but briefly,
>also should be considered as an "Athletes Record," because he rode a fairly
>conventional steel framed Colnago..

>

>Dale Brown