Re: [CR]Rumminatin' on two wheels


Example: Production Builders:Peugeot

To: chuckschmidt@earthlink.net
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Date: Fri, 10 May 2002 21:43:54 -0700
Subject: Re: [CR]Rumminatin' on two wheels
From: "Mark A. Perkins" <bicyclemark@juno.com>


Chuck:

In that context, I never left home. I have only ridden one STI (or is that ERGO? - Campy) equipped Bianchi about 100 yards, if that. Closest thing I have to that new stuff is my down-tube Sante' indexed shifter equipped 14-spd. road bike that I built in 1990.

Cheers,

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

On Fri, 10 May 2002 21:35:24 -0800 Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net> writes:
> Bill Barnard wrote:
> >
> (cut)
> > I did try to simply start a discussion that may be able to use the lists
> > knowledge to define the parameters and the values for identification of the
> > differences between the 1970's bicycle and the 2002 bicycle (cut)
>
> Letseehere, differences... hummmmmm... about thirty years worth of
> engineers, dreamers and everyone in-between trying to improve on a
> hundred plus year old concept, with some of the improvements being total
> BS and some totally real. Did I leave something out?
>
> I might add that one ride (on a 2002 bike) is worth waaaaay over a
> thousand words on their differences!
>
> Chuck "you can't go home again" Schmidt
> SoPas, SoCal