Re: [CR]was - Need a New Bike every 5 years ? Now - Need? Who said need?


Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2001 08:19:51 -0400
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
From: Jeff Slotkin <jeffslotkin@home.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]was - Need a New Bike every 5 years ? Now - Need? Who said need?
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At 09:45 AM 7/23/2001 -0700, Tom Dalton wrote:
> > An odd sentiment to express on this list !
>
> To my mind, a
>limited production, up-to-the minute, top-end bike has
>far more potential to be an interesting collectable
>than a new bike purchased today as a nostalgia piece.
>In other words, twenty years from now Colnago C40 with
>9-speed Dura Ace will be a lot more interesting than a
>Rivendell with a bunch of retro Bobish bits.

I'm too young to be nostalgic! I bought mine to ride.