[CR]PBP tandem on topic?


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From: "Ben Sanford" <B.Sanford@cox.net>
To: <heine93@earthlink.net>
Subject: [CR]PBP tandem on topic?
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2003 20:08:58 -0400
cc: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>

Jann,

I just wanted to respond a bit about your tandem on PBP. One of my friends was at PBP on a tandem. I recently asked him if he had seen the Rene Herse tandem. While Josh is not a "classic bike nut" - he does own a couple of classic late 50's cars, and does have an appreciation of classic things. Josh said that he saw the bike, and it was pristine. He said he thought should have been in a museum and was amazed that you were riding it. He noted that as far as he could tell it appeared "original," - complete with the original squeaking brakes.

He also said that he hung with you for about a 100 miles, and then they slowed down a bit to enjoy the ride. Josh was probably one of the tallest riders there at 6' 7" or so, so you might remember him and his wife.

Ben Sanford Falls Church, VA ...

I forgot to mention that the bike we used for PBP was a 1948 Rene Herse tandem, which also is on-topic (info on my web site). -- Jan Heine, Seattle Editor/Publisher Vintage Bicycle Quarterly http://www.mindspring.com/~heine/bikesite/bikesite/ ------------------------------

Ben Sanford
Falls Church, VA