Re: [CR]Lance/Subaru/Bicycles

Example: Framebuilding:Restoration

Date: Tue, 25 May 2004 20:49:24 -0700
From: David Cowie <>
To: Harris <>, "" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Lance/Subaru/Bicycles
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Does the Fuji name ring a bell? Fuji Heavy industries (Suburu's parent co.) has been involved in bikes for along time now.

David Cowie Sutherlin Oregon

Subaru Sambar 550cc pickup in the driveway. Almost as good milage as a bike.

Harris wrote:
> I suggest you or any member on the list.To thoroughly research Subaru and its actual parent company.I feel certain that it will link to Heavy Industries.Then research Panasonic,I feel you can then associate Subaru with Panasonic.And viola you will have a bicycle,that is on topic to boot!And I have no idea how many products or corporations in Japan are part of the "Heavy"empire.Just a hunch.
> Warm regards,
> Harris Spracher
> Waynesboro,Va.
> "P.C. Kohler" <> wrote:
> Well doesn't Lance Armstrong do those wretched ads for Subaru or someother
> motor vehicle manufacturer? That's really unforgiveable for a cyclist
> methinks. Very bad form indeed. Of course there's a tradition of motorcar
> and oil companies using cycling to promote their poisons but it still rubs
> me the wrong way. Only Peugeot could get away with it since they made cars
> and bikes. And pepper grinders. Lance, however, should stick with razor
> blades or something.
> Peter Kohler
> Washington DC USA