Re: [CR]Re: Fight pickin' ...

Example: Events:Cirque du Cyclisme

Date: Tue, 22 May 2001 17:50:13 EDT
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: Fight pickin' ...

In a message dated 22/05/01 20:58:54 GMT Daylight Time, writes:

> I rode my 1951 Flying Scot last night for the second time ever, and despite
> the initial discomfort due to the totally different geometry from my normal
> rider, what a fast bike. I was able to push far bigger gears, climb hills
> like never before and it was very forgiving on the rough road surface.
> Unfortunately a classic steel lightweight frame makes no impact on the local
> insect population, hardly a breath without ingesting a fly.
> You can keep your Masi's

It is all psychological (or tongue in cheek). In fact the differences in efficiency between properly set up bikes of reasonable quality are very small.

Hugh Thornton