Auto reply. I'm not here. I'm there. At Le Cirque. e-RICHIE
On Wed, 1 May 2002 11:46:03 -0500 "Thomas R. Adams, Jr."
> A message from those of us who can't be there to those who will:
> You all are rotten lucky stinkers. Have a wonderful time. Don't let
> any good vintage frames go home orphans. That is all.
> Thomas Adams, Kansas City, who will ride my '72 Raleigh Pro Saturday
> in homage to the Cirque.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Brian Baylis
> Sent: Wednesday, May 01, 2002 11:10 AM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [CR]Cirque Update...
> Dale and friends,
> Well boys and girls, the time is nearly upon us. I'm leaving
> knowing that my cats and dogs will be in the capable care of my
> housesitter. I'm soooooo looking forward to not having to get up
> feed the damn cat when I wake up as it sits on my head. That's a
> trick; thank God my dog hasn't picked that one up!
> I'm really looking forward to the melding of the framebuilders.
> never met Chris in person before and I'm also anxious to meet John
> Barron. I haven't seen Richie in person for a while and it's always
> treat when Jan and Peter attend an event. Peter is one of my
> personalities on account of his special brand of humor. Maybe if
> lucky I'll get to hug Jans' kneecaps again!
> I know already there are those people who are unable to attend the
> Cirque this year and are regretting it. Plan now to attend next
> It's pretty obvious that this event, and others like it such as
> Rendezvous, are growing exponentially every year. I can feel the
> electricity from this event all the way out here as I write. This
> going to be a major HAPPENING! The best thing about these events BY
> is that they bring together PEOPLE. The bikes are icing on the cake
> really; it's the attendees that make the event. Dale has put
> together a
> giant vintage bike magnet that is sucking large numbers of devotees
> this one central location to dine on Krispy Kreme doughnuts and
> in bike grease! I just ain't gonna get any better than that. Folks,
> your plans for next year or forever hold your peace about never
> to have any FUN.
> Run for cover; the class clown is on the way!
> Brian Baylis
> La Mesa, CA
> Does anyone need me to bring a can of LA Smog for them as a token?
> > Highlights of the about-to-happen Cirque du Cyclisme!....
> > Frame builders in attendance include Richard Sachs from
> Connecticut, Chris
> > Kvale from Minneapolis, Brian Baylis from San Diego and Peter
> Johnson from
> > San Francisco, plus decal designer Chuck Schmidt,
> > Gary Prange and lug maker Kirk Pacenti.
> > Bikes range from antiques (a few) to MANY exotic models you have
> never seen
> > in the flesh before!
> > The list of manufacturers selling their samples has grown to
> include reps
> > Joe Early (Louis G, Look, etc.), Jim Rasmussen (Litespeed), Jim
> > (Specialized), Mike Wagaman (Pearl Izumi, etc.), Amy Farnsworth
> > etc.), Lance Landin (Rocky Mt, Spinergy, Speedplay, etc) , Roland
> > (Fuji, Mavic, etc.)
> > Folks are arriving from far points such as England, Texas,
> Florida, Colorado,
> > Ohio, California, New York, New Jersey, Mass., etc., etc.
> > Both old & new owners of Bicycle Classics will attend! Past &
> > organizers of the Larz Anderson event will be here... John Barron
> > VeloStuf.... Peter Paine and Hilary Stone are in attendance. Ray
> > (originator of Classic Bicycles, UK) is coming. And the list goes
> > (Apologies to those I failed to mention in my haste to post
> > We have designed spaces for 85 vendors which is an expansion over
> > year.. The weather is very promising, forecast to be clear and in
> the mid
> > 70s...
> > Go here to see the schedule and pictures of previous Cirques if
> you are not
> > familiar with it... <A
> > Cyclisme</A>
> > There is still time to hop in the car or on a plane and join us!
> > Dale Brown
> > cycles de ORO, Inc.
> > 1410 Mill Street
> > Greensboro, North Carolina
> > USA 27408
> > 336-274-5959
> > Fax 336-274-6360
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