Re: [CR]Chuck's old mojo


Date: Sat, 08 Mar 2003 19:19:27 -0700
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: "Classic Rendezvous Mail List (E-mail)" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [CR]Chuck's old mojo
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Grant McLean wrote:
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> I don't get why you're stuck in the past.
> A 2003 Nagasawa, Sachs, or a the frickin C40 for that matter,
> has max mojo because it is all these things, and not trying to
> be something else.
>
> Why does it have to be old? Everything will be old eventually.
> What about all the stories of how we on the list acquire bikes
> from their original owner, as a mojo-enhancing self-congratution,
> one step closer to being there.
>
> For me, the ultimate "period correct" collector would only be
> acquiring bikes as new, in the period, representing the best of
> the current available skills.

Ahhhhh Grant, you seem to be making a lot of assumptions about me, and you're speaking from ignorance as they say...

Chuck Schmidt L.A. "It is Ill-manners to Silence a Fool, and Cruelty to let him go on." --Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

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