Re: [CR]Brooks Saddles - Latest News From Web Site


Example: Framebuilding:Restoration

From: "John Burdett" <burdettj@telus.net>
To: "Raoul Delmare" <Raoul.L.Delmare@worldnet.att.net>, "C.R. List" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>, "Andy M. at YellowJersey" <amuzi@yellowjersey.org>, "Bill L. at Wallbike" <bill@wallbike.com>, "Bruce C." <BruceCumberland@comcast.net>, "Mark B." <mark@bulgier.net>, "Riv, Grant" <Grant@rivbike.com>
References: <E1A9A0C969CCC8448D10A580AD6BFE03020F2D7D@mtkes01.ams.ammd.com> <000301c3f046$b4c51e20$e64efea9@oemcomputer>
Subject: Re: [CR]Brooks Saddles - Latest News From Web Site
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2004 21:27:13 -0700


Further to my Ideale saddle post... the metal front piece is stamped IDEALE TB Bte S.G.D.G.

----- Original Message ----- From: "Raoul Delmare" <Raoul.L.Delmare@worldnet.att.net> To: "C.R. List" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>; "Andy M. at YellowJersey" <amuzi@yellowjersey.org>; "Bill L. at Wallbike" <bill@wallbike.com>; "Bruce C." <BruceCumberland@comcast.net>; "Mark B." <mark@bulgier.net>; "Riv, Grant" <Grant@rivbike.com> Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2004 6:51 PM Subject: [CR]Brooks Saddles - Latest News From Web Site

> Hey Thanks Craig , for mentioning that really nice article !
    >
    >
    > So , because of reading that article , I visited the official Brooks
    > Web Site .
    >
    > http://www.brookssaddles.com
    >
    > HEY !!!!!! There are some things nobody has mentioned !! As we
    > all know , Brooks was bought by a larger , more financially rich ,
    > bicycle saddle company from Italia . As most of us have read ( with
    > great relief ) , the news seems to be all-good for the future of Genuine
    > Brooks Leather Saddles . As most of us know , the B.17 Swallow is
    > coming back !! And all of the various variations of the B.17 seem safe
    > , for the present , and for the near future .
    >
    > HOWEVER , according to the web site , the Brooks Professional (
    > small rivet ) is . . . gone !!
    >
    > ( Since the Brooks Professional was a descendant of the Brooks B.17 ,
    > you could claim that the Professional is a variation of the B.17 , I
    > suppose . . . )
    >
    > The Brooks Team Professional ( large hammered rivet ) is still doing
    > just fine , in both regular and "S" ( short , primarily for women ) .
    >
    > And , the color Burgundy is . . . gone !! Although the very
    > latest color , that very dark green , still lives on .
    >
    > So , the news is good , great in fact !! But , as always , if
    > you see something you like , BUY IT WHILE YOU STILL CAN !!
    >
    >
    > Raoul Delmare
    > Marysville Kansas
    >
    >
    > ----- Original Message -----
    > From: "Craig Fenstermaker" <Craig.Fenstermaker@AmericanMedicalSystems.com>
    > To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
    > Sent: Tuesday, February 10, 2004 12:55 PM
    > Subject: [CR]what the heck is a brooks b17?
    >
    >
    > Grin :-)
    >
    > Check out
    >
    > http://www.cyclingnews.com/tech.php?id=tech/2004/reviews/brooks_b17
    >
    > for a modern spin on this venerable piece.
    >
    > Craig Fenstermaker
    > Minnetonka mn
    >
    >
    >
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