Re: [CR]Frame damage question


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To: Wheelman@nac.net
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Date: Wed, 1 May 2002 06:13:30 -0700
Subject: Re: [CR]Frame damage question
From: "Mark A. Perkins" <bicyclemark@juno.com>


Why is it that so many doofus's that know so little about bikes end up owning bike shops while a guy like me who has always had a lower income, but massive bicycle & mechanical knowledge, and the desire to have a shop of their own, can't afford to take the gamble and have their own shop?

"Bicycle Mark" Perkins Fresno Cycling Club - Historian Fresno, California, U.S.A.

On Tue, 30 Apr 2002 19:45:10 -0400 Ray Homiski <Wheelman@nac.net> writes:
> I have a friend who has a beautiful Atala bike frame. At least it was
> beautiful until a bike shop (now out of business) put the frame in a
> vise to work on it. This veteran repair person actually clamped it
> so hard that he compressed the down tube and now the frame looks
> sad. My question is there any repair process that can bring this
> frame back?
>
> Ray Homiski
> Elizabeth, NJ