Re: [CR]Yesterday's equipment in modern races


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To: chuckschmidt@earthlink.net
Date: Tue, 11 May 2004 12:33:29 -0400
Subject: Re: [CR]Yesterday's equipment in modern races
From: Richard M Sachs <richardsachs@juno.com>
cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

there have been two tons of improvements. as long as the masses avail themselves of it, the playing field is even. that's why no one who earns a living in the (any) sport uses dated tech- nology. e-RICHIE chester, ct

Chuck-issimo queried: So there has been _no_ improvement in the bike and its parts????????????? Out for a ride on my draisienne then... http://r.queneau.chez.tiscali.fr/800X600/pages/bicycl/drais.htm Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, Southern California

Curt Goodrich wrote:
>
> (cut) In my opinion, using
> what pro riders ride as a barometer of progress is misguided. It's been
> stated all too many times. Riders ride what they are paid to ride.
> Manufacturers make things to sell. Manufacturers sponsor riders to sell the
> stuff they make. Are we still together here?