Re: [CR]What the hell kind of listmember is this?

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Date: Thu, 6 Jun 2002 00:17:59 +0200 (MEST)
From: "Arnold Clark" <arnoldclark@gmx.net>
To: "robt" <rmiller297@wans.net>
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
References: <001a01c20c1d$1c395720$0b65fea9@lvcm.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]What the hell kind of listmember is this?


> FUck you asshole get the fuck off...... don't ever state a opinion again
> .........

Robert Miller

Heartfelt sentiments but lacking somewhat in constructive input.

Arnold
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Arnold Clark" <arnoldclark@gmx.net>
> To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, June 04, 2002 3:00 PM
> Subject: [CR]What the hell kind of list is this?
>
>
> > I have been lurking for a while-new list new rules-better take time to
> get
> > to know it etc.
> > It is supposed to be about old bikes I was told. I read the rules again,
> got
> > the message loud and clear that off-topic posts will lead to banishment
> (bit
> > scared to post anything actually!), read some of the archives.
> >
> > Then these posts start appearing about the stiffness of bike
> frames-maybe
> of
> > interest, maybe to do with bikes, not to do with old bikes so off topic.
> > Some might argue that old bikes have frames therefore discussion about
> stiffness
> > is on topic. Well bikes have tyres as well but would it OK to speak
> about
> > rubber compounds in scientific terms? What about the tensile strength of
> brake
> > and gear cables? Maybe I have not gone back in the archives-maybe they
> have
> > already been discussed.
> >
> > Then people start speaking about Campagnolo corkscrews. Sorry, never
> seen
> > one of them on an old bike. Mine usually have a bottle opener brazed on
> > somewhere. What is this crap. Will the frame stiffness people and the
> corkscrewed up
> > people be unsubscribed. If not why not? There are enough lists for this
> sort
> > of thing so why dont these people write about it there.
> >
> > And where is the stuff about OLD bikes? Everything seems to be about
> bike
> > boom bikes. They must be the most boring bikes ever made. Nothing seems
> older
> > than about 25 years. Does no one have an OLD bike they want to talk
> about.
> A
> > 1930s lightweight is an OLD bike. Seventies bike are not OLD just a bit
> of
> > nostalgia which is not the same thing. Old BIANCHIS, old CINELLIS, old
> HETCHINS,
> > old HOLDSWORTHS, old BATES-these are classic bikes, not 70s bike boom
> crap.
> >
> > Can I ask the guy in charge of the list is he is going to take action
> and
> > jettison all these off-topic people so you dont get a digest with 25
> messages
> > 90% of which are about complete crap! Sorry to make my first post a
> nagging
> > one but I thought I had subscribed to a group about old bikes not
> corkscrews
> > and framebuilders topics.
> >
> > Arnie in Bavaria, Germany
> >
> >
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