[CR]Re: [CR} it's still breathing (the horse)

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From: GPVB1@cs.com
Date: Sat, 11 May 2002 10:54:32 EDT
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: [CR]Re: [CR} it's still breathing (the horse)


Uh, just three words come to mind here: wrong, wrong, wrong! Ask any metallurgist.

This is another bicycle myth frequently perpetuated by those wanting to sell the latest equipment. I will take all of your old, mint-condition "soft" vintage steel frames that you might care to send me postage pre-paid!


Greg Parker A2 MI USA

Stevan T. wrote (in part):

> 1) Frames have a working life. Better frames last longer, but will
> eventually
> go soft if ridden hard enough by a strong enough rider. How many miles are
> on
> that old puppy and do you want to put it "past it's prime" by riding it to
> death? At a certain point, old horses are put out to pasture. Doesn't mean
> you can't ride them, just not in the Kentucky Derby.