CHANGE THE %$^@!#$ subject (was:Re: [CR]Will Aluminum bikes ever really be


From: ABikie@aol.com
Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2001 23:32:57 EDT
Subject: CHANGE THE %$^@!#$ subject (was:Re: [CR]Will Aluminum bikes ever really be
To: jeverett@wwa.com, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


Hey, Gang, pleez, this is a no brainer, and I'm still a lap or two away from the pack of perfection, but whgat does the following have to do with the subject line. as wwe were taught in our early years, clean up after yourselves

I know the owner and I'm gonna tell if you don't clean it up ;-I

Larry Black

In a message dated 7/26/2001 9:52:23 AM Eastern Daylight Time, jeverett@wwa.com writes:

<< Subj: Re: [CR]Will Aluminum bikes ever really be future classics? Date: 7/26/2001 9:52:23 AM Eastern Daylight Time From: jeverett@wwa.com (John Everett) Sender: classicrendezvous-admin@bikelist.org To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

Sid_Smith@baxter.com wrote:

> I have well over 10,000 miles on D/A 8 spd STI's with no signs of > deterioration. I did have to replace the cable on the RH side (rear drlr) > not long ago and anticipate replacing the cable housings in the next year > or two. Pretty comparable to any downtube shifter set-up in terms of > longevity so far.

That's nothing compared to the 50K+ miles I put on a set of DuraAce 8-speed STIs on my 1992 Vitus 992. Over the winter I upgraded the 992 to DA 9-speed and moved the 8-speed stuff to an old Trek 1400, where it continues to give flawless service.

jeverett@wwa.com (John V. Everett)
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