Re: [CR]More Sears 531 madness on E-Bay


Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2003 06:27:46 -0700 (PDT)
From: wayofftheback <wayofftheback@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]More Sears 531 madness on E-Bay
To: "J.Dunn" <bikehunter@msn.com>, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
In-Reply-To: <018501c3768b$21034520$0201a8c0@pacbell.net>


JD,

I labelled it "e-bay madness" in an attempt to echo and parody sale advertising of mass merchandisers--such as Sears.

Regards,

John Taglia
Chicago


--- "J.Dunn" wrote:


> Then can someone please enlighten me. Why is this
> "ebay madness"?
>
> John Dunn in Boise
>
> > Hey thats what the decal says. Full 531 DB
> throughout. This is a product
> of
> > Steyr Daimler Puch of Graz, Austria. Sears had a
> deal that sold the Steyr
> > (lowest marque), then the Austro Daimler (highest)
> and Puch (middle) bikes
> > were brought in under seperate distribution. With
> varying cosmetics these
> > are very neat riders. Even the cheap bikes had
> great tubing because the
> SDP
> > "works" made their own great straight guage stuff.
> Not "gas pipe" by any
> > means.
> >
> > Actually, when all is said and done about
> production bicycles, probably
> the
> > best as long as you like a long top tube.
> >
> > Joe Bender-Zanoni
> > Great Notch, NJ
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "J.Dunn" <bikehunter@msn.com>
> > To: "wayofftheback" <wayofftheback@yahoo.com>;
> > <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> > Sent: Monday, September 08, 2003 11:09 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CR]More Sears 531 madness on E-Bay
> >
> >
> > > Is this bike not butted Reynolds 531?
> > >
> > > John Dunn in Boise
> > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
> http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3626066455&category=7298
> > > >
> > > > Regards,
> > > >
> > > > John Taglia
> > > > Chicago, Illinois