Re: [CR]FIXED, GEAR, SPEED (Cross Post)


Example: Framebuilders:Chris Pauley
From: "Tom Martin" <tom@wilsonbike.com>
To: <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>, "CR list" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <20040223213443.60055.qmail@web60003.mail.yahoo.com> <403A66F0.27EB4003@earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]FIXED, GEAR, SPEED (Cross Post)
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 16:09:20 -0800


<<But Good Luck to you, and maybe I'll see you on the roads, you on your fixie and me on my bent stomper (same thing as a straight kicker, Larry).>> snip

Recumbents are on topic? Chuck rides a recumbent??

Oh the blasphmey.....

Tom Martin Oakland CA

and what the hell does a jumper have to do with a wool sweater?????


----- Original Message -----
From: Chuck Schmidt
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Sent: Monday, February 23, 2004 12:48 PM
Subject: Re: [CR]FIXED, GEAR, SPEED (Cross Post)



> Bruce Schrader wrote:
> >
> (cut)
> > Using this terminology, all bicycles would be
> > classified as:
> >
> > 1) Fixed Gear
> > 2) Fixed Gear Coaster
> > 3) Miltigear Coaster
> > 4) Multigear Fixed (yes, they do exist!)
> >
> > These difinitions refer only to the drive train of the
> > bicycle. When discussing the ability to stop a
> > bicycle, the existing terms still apply. i.e. coaster
> > brake, rim brake, drum brake, disc brake etc.
> >
> > The terms "freewheel and single speed" will no longer
> > be used and within two generations will be forgotten.
>
>
>
> Yeah, about as much chance of this happening as Sheldon's
> crusade to change the spelling of derailleur to "derailer!" ;)
>
> But Good Luck to you, and maybe I'll see you on the roads,
> you on your fixie and me on my bent stomper (same thing as
> a straight kicker, Larry).
>
> Chuck "loves road/track" Schmidt
> South Pasadena, Southern California
>
> .