Re: [CR]RE: Was: Lightweight lugged steel, now racing frames


Date: Tue, 04 Mar 2003 15:33:15 -0700
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]RE: Was: Lightweight lugged steel, now racing frames
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Not what they want to hear, so they find someone who WILL tell them what they want to hear.

"Your mamma knows what you need... but I know what you WANT!" -- song lyric

Chuck Schmidt L.A.

Grant McLean wrote:
>
> Buzzzzzzz... wrong answer.
>
> The answer is: if you're not a racer, buy a Heron or Riv!!
>
> Grant, no frikin' SUV, McLean
> toronto.ca
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Todd Kuzma [mailto:tullio@TheRamp.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 04, 2003 6:21 PM
> To: Grant McLean; Classic Rendezvous Mail List (E-mail)
> Subject: Re: Was: Lightweight lugged steel, now racing frames
>
> on 3/4/03 5:02 PM, Grant McLean at Grant.McLean@SportingLife.ca wrote:
>
> > What do you expect manufacturers to do?
>
> Be honest and tell customers what the limitations of the bike are. However,
> that won't happen for the reason illustrated here. DeRosa says that the
> frame has a 175 pound weight limit, and folks say that they don't want a
> bike with a weight limit. So, they go buy from a company who doesn't tell
> their customers those things.
>
> Todd Kuzma
> Heron Bicycles
> LaSalle, IL 815-223-1776
> http://www.heronbicycles.com