[CR]RE: Teledyne and Ron Skarin


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Date: Thu, 2 Dec 2004 19:03:05 -0800 (PST)
From: "Dale B. Phelps" <losgatos_dale@yahoo.com>
To: d-gordon@sbcglobal.net, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
In-Reply-To: <000b01c4d8d6$14654a80$0402a8c0@D1>
Subject: [CR]RE: Teledyne and Ron Skarin

"A guy" named Ron Skarin was a 2-time Olympian, and while riding as the so-called "factory" rider established some (still standing) world speed records as recorded by that "Human Powered Vehicle Association" (IHPVA.) Quite the trackie as I recall seeing him around even up in San Jose from time to time? flying 200? Others I remember from then were Len Nitz and "Fast" Freddy Markham...these are the guys that would discourage a pudge like me from EVER trying to get into racing again, even if it were "only" Master's Class.

Dale Phelps, Longmont CO

d-gordon@sbcglobal.net wrote: Gary Hom writes:
> In Southern California a guy named Ron Skarin was the "Factory" rider
> and his bikes were equipped with the Dura Ace stuff.

Yea, I used to see him come out to the local weekly Pasadena, CA "Rose Bowl rides", with a bike with a carrier on it. I think nobody noticed who he was. He must live around there.