Re: [CR]Now: Mavic vs. Simplex & Campagnolo Was: Derailleur question


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From: "jerrymoos" <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
To: "David Feldman" <feldmanbike@yahoo.com>, <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
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Subject: Re: [CR]Now: Mavic vs. Simplex & Campagnolo Was: Derailleur question
Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2004 21:04:25 -0600


And, of course, James Dean. A Porsche in that particular case.

Regards,

Jerry Moos "risk life and limb daily in my Mazda MX-5" Houston, TX


----- Original Message -----
From: "David Feldman"
To: "jerrymoos" ; ;


<classicrendezvous@bikelist.org> Sent: Thursday, February 19, 2004 8:49 PM Subject: Re: [CR]Now: Mavic vs. Simplex & Campagnolo Was: Derailleur question


> Yon don't have to be French--I think that's how TV
> comedian Ernie Kovacs bought it.
> David Feldman
> Vancouver, WA
> --- jerrymoos <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> > I think Hell has been awarded the next Winter
> > Olympics.
> >
> > Didn't the famous and super-cool (for the era)
> > French novelist Albert Camus
> > expire in a similar poetic manner? Those French,
> > they even know how to exit
> > in style.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Jerry Moos
> > Houston, TX
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Chuck Schmidt" <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
> > To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> > Sent: Thursday, February 19, 2004 6:55 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CR]Now: Mavic vs. Simplex & Campagnolo
> > Was: Derailleur
> > question
> >
> >
> > > jerrymoos wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Wow, I agree with every word Chuck just said
> > here. How often does that
> > > > happen? Maybe Mavic is the magic middle ground
> > on which the Campy fans
> > and
> > > > the Francophiles can agree.
> > >
> > > Somebody check if they are ice skating in Hell
> > right now.
> > >
> > > I've always been a big fan of Mavic components and
> > owner Bruno Gormand;
> > > I have four "Tout Mavic" bikes. My perception of
> > Mavic was always as a
> > > small "boutique" racing parts company with lots of
> > French mojo (their
> > > first complete group dates from 1979).
> > >
> > > That Bruno died in '85 driving his Renault R5
> > Turbo on a twisty road and
> > > crashing while reaching for the dash board
> > cigarette lighter just adds
> > > to the French mystique (his wife Madame C├ęcile
> > Gormand and daughter
> > > continued running the company till 1990).
> > >
> > > And it doesn't hurt that almost all of Sean
> > Kelly's wins and Greg
> > > LeMond's shocking 1989 TdF 8 second win were on
> > Mavic equiped bikes.
> > >
> > > Chuck Schmidt
> > > South Pasadena, Southern California
> > >
> > > .