Re: [CR]Yesterday's equipment in modern races

(Example: Racing:Jean Robic)

Date: Tue, 11 May 2004 19:41:51 -0800
From: "Chuck Schmidt" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Yesterday's equipment in modern races
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Gilbert Anderson wrote:
> (cut) To say the tour was won on Shimano or Campagnolo or
> Stronglight (has happened) and to say the components are the reason is just silly. It
> is the rider, the team, the team budget, luck, rider suitability to the course
> at hand more than components.

Nobody said that nor even suggested that Gilbert. Improvements in equipment equal faster bikes. Improvements don't slow bikes down.

Pretty basic...

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California