Re: [CR]What's so special about these Simplex QRs

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From: "scott davis" <francopedia@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]What's so special about these Simplex QRs
To: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
In-Reply-To: <00ca01c2583b$57488380$59b2669b@erimint.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Sep 2002 16:34:23 -0700 (PDT)

"Of course, it could also be that the plastic wing nut on every Simplex QR that was ever used is broken."---I SECOND THAT ASSESSMENT AND ADD THAT THE RUBBER SIMPLEX COVERS ALSO USUALLY FALL OFF OR TEAR AND THE SKEWER AXLES OFTEN BEND. FYI, THIS EBAY PRICE IS FAR CHEAPER THAN THE REGULAR PRICE ON THE GINZA. SCOTT DAVIS STILL IN TROPICAL ST. PAUL AND CLOSELY AFFILIATED W/ THE SELLER.
>


--- Leonard Bulger wrote:


> It's not about holding on the wheel. It's about
> French culture. When you operate the quick release,
> for a second it's as if you're blasting down the
> Route Nationale in a Chapron DS23 Decapotable,
> Sophie Marceau next to you, a bottle of Condrieu in
> the pique-nique basket in the back and Edith Piaf on
> the stereo.
>
> Of course, it could also be that the plastic wing
> nut on every Simplex QR that was ever used is
> broken.
>
> Leonard Bulger
> Ann Arbor, MI
>
>
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