[CR]Re: Collectability of weird things


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From: Toni.Theilmeier@t-online.de (Toni Theilmeier)
Date: Wed, 26 May 2004 21:42:50 +0200
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
cc: Jan Heine <jtheine@earthlink.net>
Subject: [CR]Re: Collectability of weird things

> Also, why are Cinelli Bivalent hubs sought after by collectors around
> the globe, yet the much more innovative clipless pedals go dirt-cheap
> and hardly anybody wants them?
> --
> Jan Heine, Seattle

I venture, once again, that this is so because we donĀ“t collect cycles, but legends. For what other reason could anyone seriously want to own a, say, Thanet Silverlight?

Regards,

Toni Theilmeier, Belm, Germany (ex SL1976, current SL1262).

P.S.: In the case of a sudden disruption of an e-mail conversation with me, please assume that I have given up the medium and contact me in a more traditional way. I am in the trial phase of a last ditch system after some others could not stand my constant abusing them.