Re: [CR] pictures of bikes at Cirque?

(Example: Production Builders:Peugeot:PX-10LE)

From: <themaaslands@comcast.net>
To: Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org (Classic Rendezvous)
Subject: Re: [CR] pictures of bikes at Cirque?
Date: Tue, 11 May 2004 15:18:11 +0000

Dale wrote:
> I am just guessing but there are a few folks who, right or wrong, fear theft
> ... They think that if certain very nice bikes existence and their owner's
> identity get known, it is possible that some thieves will attempt top steal
> them.
> Seems a long shot to me, but then I think about the Confente from American
> Cyclery and Marc Boral's break in...
> But in the final analysis, sadly very few of us value these bikes as highly
> as we do. For example, it would be hard to sell a Rene Herse on the corner for
> crack money.

It has become quite widespread at vintage autoshows to see 'questionable' individuals going around with video cameras and filming every last detail of the cars. The police are always very aware of these individuals and I have seen them frequently film and question these individuals, so the theft precedent is there.
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Steven Maasland
Moorestown, NJ