Re: [Classicrendezvous] Atala and "Schwinn Approved" plus commercial


From: "Rick Chasteen" <chasteen@kcaccess.net>
To: "John" <bikehunt@pacbell.net>, "brian blum" <brianblum@hotmail.com>, <jfbender@umich.edu>
Cc: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
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Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Atala and "Schwinn Approved" plus commercial
Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2000 21:45:29 -0600


John:

The disconcerting aspect of stem mounted shifters is, when the cyclist stands on the pedals to sprint or climb, the levers and mount lacerate the knees and/or puncture the kneecaps.

Your pal,

Rick "just acquired a Raleigh Competition" Chasteen Kansas City


> Just out of curiosity, what is it, exactly, that makes stem mounted shifters
> "ridiculous"?? Stop guffawing, you veteran experts. I really want to know.
>
> John Dunn in Napa Valley