Re: [CR]Guitars and other off topic crap

(Example: Framebuilders:Rene Herse)

Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2003 20:02:50 -0400
Subject: Re: [CR]Guitars and other off topic crap
From: "Richard M Sachs" <>

are there more than 8 people that agree with this?

e-RICHIE Richard Sachs Cycles No.9, North Main Street Chester, CT 06412 USA Tel. 860.526.2059

On Wed, 18 Jun 2003 01:05:49 +0100 "brucerobbins" <> writes:
> Can't we cut the philosophy bollocks here? The list is about old
> bikes and not about what was in the minds of the men who put them
> together. The framebuilders on this list are all great, talented
> individuals but, and I say this with a lot of respect here, I don't
> think they merit an in-depth discussion-or even a shallow one-about
> their inspiration. If you want to get that anal, join the
> framebuilders list.
> Vince Connelly and Richard Rose should do the decent thing and have
> a nice, wee off-list discussion about guitars, inspiration or
> whatever and spare the rest of us the from their philosophising. The
> idea that we should discuss what inspired Peter Weigle to pick a
> particular paint scheme is one of the most ridiculous suggestions
> I've read on this list. And as for Vince's query about the address
> for the "Classic photos and discussion of my old neighbor Rebecca
> Twigg" list, it's the email address of whoever else wants to discuss
> it with you.
> I get really pissed off when someone asks a pertinent question and
> doesn't get an answer even though I suspect there are people out
> there who could provide one and yet some airy-fairy thread about
> guitars or the workings of some Masi guy's mind merit a
> disproportionate amount of analysis.
> If that's narrow-minded, as E-Ritchie suggested, then I'm in the
> narrow-minded camp with Chuck-and glad to be there.
> Bruce, who freely admits he shouldn't have had that third,
> keyboard-loosening glass of red (Californian!) wine
> Dundee
> Scotland
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