[CR]Am I really being stupid?

Example: Framebuilding:Restoration

Date: Sat, 19 Jun 2004 10:07:47 -0700 (PDT)
From: Tom Forhan <fourwdvw@yahoo.com>
To: classicrev <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: [CR]Am I really being stupid?

I bought a NIB blue anodized Modolo Pro brakeset from Hilary Stone, with a production date in early 1984. They arrived yesterday.

They are very beautiful, and when I say NIB, everything is perfect: decal, warranty card, instructions, packing materials: its unbelieveable.

Before seeing them, I figured I'd mount these on my 1982 Holdsworth Special, replacing a clearly off-topic Shimano brakeset. Now I am having second thoughts, though they would really set off the bike well.

My wife thinks they are so gorgeous I'd be stupid to use them...and if mounted they would be used, as the Holdsworth is a favorite weekend machine and occasional fairweather commuter.

Opinions, please. (And thank you, Hilary!)

Tom Forhan
Takoma Park MD