Great collection of bikes. Any chance you can make the Sunday CR ride in DC? We'd love to see any of you're machines. While you're there we can teach you the secret handshake.
Tom Adams, Shrewsbury NJ
Sunday, November 2, 10:00 am. Fixed-gear and vintage ride, sociable pace, approx. 25 mi, basically out-and-back in Rock Creek Park, DC/MD. Start at Viers Mill Recreation Center, From Beltway Exit 33, Connecticut Ave/Rt MD-185, go North about 1.5 miles, then left onto Knowles Aver. After 0.6 miles, Right onto Beach Drive. Follow to T, Right then immediate left into parking lot. Better yet, please park up the hill to the East if the lot is looking fullish. For those trying Mapquest, street address is 4425 Garrett Park Rd, Silver Spring, MD. We're likely to do lunch afterwards, with a special guest (Sheldon Brown) in town from Boston for his brother's art show gallery the evening before. Arranged by Tom Roberson,
>From: "P.C. Kohler"
>Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2003 08:14:37 -0500
>My name is Peter Kohler and while I've enjoyed the Classic Rendezvous web
>site, I am new to this discussion group and impressed with the tremendous
>wealth of knowledge available here.
>I live in Washington, DC and really enjoy the wealth of paths and cycle
>routes that this area offers.
>My main interest is British bicycles, specifically roadsters and club bikes
>of the late '40s and 50s. I grew up with Raleighs in the 1960s although I
>lapsed when I was 16 and bought a Peugeot UE-8! I am the founder and
>moderator of the Yahoo Group "Roll Britannia".
>My collection comprises:
>1948 Raleigh Dawn Tourist
>1948 Raleigh Lenton Clubman
>1949 Raleigh Clubman
>1951 Raleigh Lenton Tourist
>1951 Raleigh Clubman
>1978 Raleigh DL-1 Tourist
>1978 Raleigh Competition GS
>1949 Rudge Super Safety
>1951 Rudge De Luxe Sports Tourist
>with a post-war Raleigh RRA presently in the acquisition stage!
>I also enjoy collecting catalogues and accessories and like "period" correct
>when it comes to fitments and accessories. But most important to me is
>actual enjoying riding what I collect. And sharing information and resources
>with fellow riders and enthusiasts. I look forward to partcipating and
>contributing to CR.