Wool argyle socks from the Vermont Country Store:
********************************** Fred Yavorsky Jenkintown, PA firstname.lastname@example.org http://twistcomm.com/FredBikes.html
> From: "joel metz, ifbma/sfbma" <email@example.com>
> Date: Tue, 11 May 2004 06:18:53 -0700
> To: "Aldo Ross" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [CR]Pic of the Day's Guide to Fashion May 12th
> yeah! now *thats* clothing to ride your bike on in *style*! take that lycra!
> man, the average cyclist from the 30s-50s has more style in their
> socks than anyone in the prop peloton does these days...
> anyone know where to find knee-length argyle socks in wool? all the
> golf shops seem to have is cotton/poly blends. sheesh! :)
>> Pic of the Day Special
>> "Guide to Fashion"
>> Winter training on the Italian Riviera, February 1949.
>> Mud-guards, no bottles, Simplex derailleurs for the bikes. Berets,
>> plus-fours (sp?), plaid socks (except Serse isn't wearing socks), no
>> gloves, and tight woolen sweaters for the riders.
>>> From left to right unknown amature, Fausto Coppi (Bianchi), Luigi
>>> Casola (Benotto), unknown amature, Serse Coppi (Bianchi), Oreste
>>> Conte (Bianchi).
>> Three men who died rather young: Serse Coppi died age 28 from head
>> injuries suffered in a crash at the 1951 Giro del Piemonte . Oreste
>> Conte died in 1956 age 37, two years after retiring from the sport.
>> Fausto Coppi died of malaria in 1960 at age 40.
>> Aldo Ross
>> Blue Ball, Ohio