Re: [CR]Pink Benotto Bar Tape Found

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Subject: Re: [CR]Pink Benotto Bar Tape Found
Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2004 04:27:53 +0000

Hi CR folks,

I had several replies for my WTB Pink Benotto bar tape. Thanks again everyone and I'm now all set.

Mike Kone in Boulder CO
> Hi CR folks,
> Does anyone have a package of pink Benotto bar tape they can spare for a really
> good cause? (I sold lots of pkgs for a song over the years - but why didn't I
> keep some for my ladies Pink Cinelli?)
> Anyway, if anyone can come to the rescue fast, I'll trade an envelope containing
> $6 and a postal priority stamp for priority delivery of the tape.
> Mike Kone in Boulder CO
> > Why would anyone want to get rid of (if possible!) the squeel of Mafac
> > "Racer" centerpull brakes? As soon as I took my first ride on my PX-10E
> > after a complete overhaul (including the brakes by someone who knows
> > brakes!), my ears were assaulted by that wretched, wonderful squeel... ah,
> > I felt like I was 16 again riding my brand new UE-8. Mafacs just do that or
> > all the ones I've ever seen or heard. It's a potent safety enhancement.
> > I've had people literally turn and get out of the way when they hear that
> > sound, like a Caravelle coming in for a landing. The squeel is
> > "prototypical". An authentic French sound effect like the scrape of chairs
> > on a pavement cafe or an 2CV down a narrow street.
> >
> > Peter Kohler
> > Washington, DC USA
> >
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