Re: [CR]Pic of the Day's Guide to Fashion May 12th


Date: Tue, 11 May 2004 09:42:21 -0400
Subject: Re: [CR]Pic of the Day's Guide to Fashion May 12th
From: Fredrick Yavorsky <fred@twistcomm.com>
To: "joel metz, ifbma/sfbma" <magpie@messengers.org>, Aldo Ross <swampmtn@siscom.net>
In-Reply-To: <p06010225bcc681f53487@[216.175.100.235]>
cc: "classicrendezvous@bikelist.org" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>

Wool argyle socks from the Vermont Country Store:

http://www.vermontcountrystore.com/prdSell_1.asp?ProdGroupID=23288&source=si nceptor&flgCookiesEnabled=TRUE

Wool beret:

http://64.233.161.104/search?q=cache:9bzaRiyZeqAJ:www.armynavyshop.com/milit ary-berets.html+wool+beret&hl=en&lr=lang_en

********************************** Fred Yavorsky Jenkintown, PA fred@twistcomm.com http://twistcomm.com/FredBikes.html


> From: "joel metz, ifbma/sfbma" <magpie@messengers.org>
> Date: Tue, 11 May 2004 06:18:53 -0700
> To: "Aldo Ross" <swampmtn@siscom.net>
> Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
> 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! :)
>
> -joel
>
>> 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.
>>
>> http://www.myimgs.com/data/aldoross/WinterBerets.jpg
>>
>> Aldo Ross
>> Blue Ball, Ohio