[CR]Re: Forks, Saddle Pillars, etc


Example: Framebuilding

From: RDF1249@aol.com
Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2004 03:08:41 EST
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: [CR]Re: Forks, Saddle Pillars, etc

In a message dated 2/24/04 5:59:15 AM Pacific Standard Time, classicrendezvous-request@bikelist.org writes:
> Interesting point Louis
> >
> >I would usually refer to the fork, as a "pair of Forks".
> >
> >However, I refer to the crown as a "fork crown".
> >
> >Whilst out cycling, if you come to a fork in the road and not knowing
> which
> >way to go asked for directions, were told to take the left hand fork,
> would you
> >still have two roads to choose from or just one?
> >
> >Regards
> >Martin Coopland, Scotland, http://www.BatesBicycles.com
> I think Yogi Berra said it all: "If you see a fork in the road, take it".

And whilst I have your attention, the Brits certainly have their way with our language, don't they? How about flint catchers, tubs, sprints, rear mechs, plusses (we call knickers), and knickers (we call undies). Get all those down and Bob's your uncle, you're an honorary Brit!

Bob Freeman
Seattle