Re: [CR]bike book review...

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Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2001 16:21:43 -0500
To: classic list <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
From: "Roy H. Drinkwater" <roydrink@mac.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]bike book review...


Well it's what I received for my classic xmas gift, but I was hinting for the Eddy Merckx retrospective...
>hope this is germane:
>
>http://www.powells.com/sal/review/2001_12_28
>
>>it's a URL which will take you to a review of a new book with the
>>title "The Immortal Class: Bike Messengers and the Cult of Human
>>Power" by Travis Hugh Culley
>
>not sure that bike messengers would fit that well into our subject
>area...from the tone of the review one might gather that this class
>of rider doesn't go in much for the classics but rather might use
>more utilitarian sorts of wheels...sounds as though their equipment
>gets pretty thoroughly thrashed as they go about their rounds....

There's two photos of a lugged Fuji...

Roy 'Thanks Dear..." Drinkwater