Re: [CR]To ride or not, even if new

(Example: Framebuilders:Dario Pegoretti)

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To: "goodrichbikes" <>, <>
From: "Brandon Ives" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]To ride or not, even if new
Date: Sat, 7 Sep 2002 08:36:45 -0700

At 9:53 AM -0500 9/7/02, goodrichbikes wrote:
>I can understand why people choose to ride or not ride their "old"
>bikes but this is a new bike.

Just so folks know even I think this is silly. I know folks that buy cars and computers new today and just stare at them as Objects d'Art, so Curt's customers behavior isn't that strange in the world of collecting. If you owned one of Curt's first 10 frames built I could see a good argument for preservation. A new bike from a builder that has a long career ahead of them should be ridden. Of course everybody thought Mario would be building much longer than he did. Ciao, Brandon"monkeyman"Ives SB, CA --
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