[CR]Telling about tubes...and more


Example: Production Builders

From: "Tom Sanders" <tsan7759142@attbi.com>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Date: Sun, 15 Jun 2003 07:29:11 -0400
Subject: [CR]Telling about tubes...and more

NortonMarg@aol.com writes:
   " I knew one guy who said he could tell a gauge by how fast it warmed up in his hand." He'd wrap his hand around the thin portion of one of the butted main tubes. The best bike mechanic in town sometimes taps along a tube and claims he can tell about the butting by the differences in sound along it. I sure can't hear it, but I have trusted this guy every since I've known him. Of course, just because one knows a lot about bikes does not mean that they are completely bullshit free. There have been some hints of this on bike lists, even Tom Sanders, Lansing, Mi