Re: [CR]Just not quite right


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Date: Sat, 21 Feb 2004 00:09:38 -0500
From: Joe Bender-Zanoni <joebz@optonline.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Just not quite right
To: avitzur <avitzur@013.net.il>, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
References: <ca.27f210cc.2d66e862@aol.com> <00b101c3f7e8$b67c2b10$6585a652@avitzur>


This advice from Stevan is the best in several years of the list. Buy what you like- ride- sell with care.

Amir has cited two bikes that are real dreams to ride but not very "collectable".

Joe Bender-Zanoni
Great Notch, NJ


----- Original Message -----
From: "avitzur"
To:
Sent: Friday, February 20, 2004 2:35 PM
Subject: Re: [CR]Just not quite right



> You've got that right.
> 20-some years later, when you can afford it again, you'll try (or even buys)
> all kinds of bikes and never get the same feel ... no matter how much you
> spend.
>
> My favorites, 10 bikes and 30 years later:
> 1974 Follis 472 - club racer
> 1978 Schwinn Superior - loaded touring bike
>
> Amir Avitzur
> Sunny Ramat-Gan, Israel
> Soon to be riding a 1970 Zeus Track Bike
>
>
> > I've known a lot of people over the years who have done just what you did.
> > The advice I always give now is: Don't EVER sell a bike you really, really
> love
> > (or just like a lot) to get another bike that is an unknown quantity. Set
> your
> > bike aside, build the new one and ride it for a season or two. Then pull
> your
> > old bike out and if it just doesn't do it for you anymore, then go ahead,
> > sell it.
>
> > Stevan Thomas
> > Alameda, CA