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


Example: Events:Cirque du Cyclisme

From: "P.C. Kohler" <kohl57@starpower.net>
To: <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <FC07C884-A373-11D8-B4B6-000393004AFC@mac.com> <40A1DCC5.1740349A@earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Yesterday's equipment in modern races
Date: Wed, 12 May 2004 08:09:49 -0400



----- Original Message -----
From: "Chuck Schmidt"
To:
Sent: Wednesday, May 12, 2004 4:14 AM
Subject: Re: [CR]Yesterday's equipment in modern races



>
> And if you are both insecure and old, the next thing that happens is you
> start muttering things like, "That Lance Armstrong fella could win his
> sixth TdF on my ________!" (fill in the blank with your favorite
> obsolete, old and forgotten racing bike). And, "If Lance won the Tour
> on an old crock, well... everyone would see how our bikes are not
> obsolete it's just those nasty companies that make components and frames
> and sponsor the pros that don't want the public to know what crap the
> current stuff really is compared to the old stuff."

And tell us again Chuck why we (or indeed you) even belong to a discussion list called CLASSIC Rendezvous in the first place? Or has someone rather missed the point?

Peter Kohler
Washington DC USA