[CR]THANK YOU - Some mightly expensive bolts


Example: Racing:Jacques Boyer

From: "CHRISTOPHER ARKELL" <chris_arkell@msn.com>
To: chris_arkell@msn.com, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Date: Mon, 04 Oct 2004 10:26:35 -0400
Subject: [CR]THANK YOU - Some mightly expensive bolts

Thanks to CR List Members who wrote with humor and insights on this topic -- problem solved!!

Chris Arkell H-248-855-1426 O-313-583-8111 C-313-510-5473


>From: "CHRISTOPHER ARKELL" <chris_arkell@msn.com>
>To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
>Subject: [CR]Some mightly expensive bolts
>Date: Mon, 04 Oct 2004 08:56:54 -0400
>
>For what its worth, I continue to be amazed at what some people are willing
>to pay for small, seemingly unimportant items on E-Bay. After recently
>purchasing some very nice 1975 Campagnolo Super Road pedals, I discovered
>that I needed to pick up some of the bolts needed to attach the old school
>Christophe toe clips to the pedals. I found a kit on E-bay:
>
>Item #7104792990
>
>After placing a max bid, which I, myself thought was way over the top, I
>was out-bid. Someone paid (hope I am not offending the potential buyer who
>may be on the list) a whopping $27 plus dollars for these bolts. My wife,
>who was standing by watching this occur on the computer and was laughing so
>hard she had tears streaming down her cheeks.
>
>Now I need to find these bolts. Can anyone make a suggestion? Thanks,
>
>Chris Arkell
>Bloomfield Hills, MI