Re: [CR]Re: CR Fixed gear

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From: "Earle Young" <earle.young@tds.net>
To: "ternst" <ternst1@cox.net>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
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Subject: Re: [CR]Re: CR Fixed gear
Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2005 21:02:17 -0500


Jeez, Ted, how do you know I don't have a few tats, a couple of piercings and pink hair to go with my David Brink 1982 perfect road bike?


----- Original Message -----
From: ternst
To: Earle Young
Sent: Saturday, April 30, 2005 8:51 PM
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: CR Fixed gear



> I know. But you described them so well, I just was making it easy for you to
> consolidate.
> The few exceptions usually make the rule.
> Ted Ernst,couldn't make the Cirque,
> Palos Verdes Estates, CA
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Earle Young" <earle.young@tds.net>
> To: "ternst" <ternst1@cox.net>; <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Sent: Saturday, April 30, 2005 6:25 PM
> Subject: Re: [CR]Re: CR Fixed gear
>
>
> > Now don't be mean. "Fixie" riders ride bicycles, too, however bizarre.
> > Some
> > of them even know what classics are all about.
> > The SUVs and their occupants are to heinous to lump in with any other
> > group.
> > Earle "my fixie is CR timeline correct if otherwise totally wrong" Young
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: ternst <ternst1@cox.net>
> > To: Earle Young <earle.young@tds.net>; <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> > Sent: Saturday, April 30, 2005 12:29 AM
> > Subject: Re: [CR]Re: CR Fixed gear
> >
> >
> >> I like Earle's take, and readily agree with his description of that
> >> sub-culture element of our society.
> >> Put both those groups in a canvass sack, tie shut the opening and start
> >> pelting the sack with wornout bike parts like clusters, cranks, stems,
> >> pedals, etc., and no matter where the toss hits, you can't make a
> >> mistake.
> >> Ted Ernst
> >> Palos Verdes Estates, CA
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Earle Young" <earle.young@tds.net>
> >> To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> >> Sent: Friday, April 29, 2005 6:11 AM
> >> Subject: [CR]Re: CR Fixed gear
> >>
> >>
> >> > Ted Ernst said:
> >> >> "Fixie" is a yuppie out of timeline vulgarism, and should be banned
> >> >> forever from useage under penalty of excommunication.
> >> >>
> >> > I will agree that "fixie" is out of timeline and probably should be
> > banned
> >> > (although I ride a "fixie" now and again), but I don't agree it is a
> >> > yuppie
> >> > term. Yuppies are the young urban professionals who run us off the road
> > in
> >> > their SUVs and BMWs while talking on the phone, eating their breakfast
> > and
> >> > doing their eye makeup.
> >> > "Fixie" is more a slacker term, or a grunge term, or even an anti-YUP
> >> > term.
> >> > It is a coinage of the tattoo, piercing and anarchy set copying the new
> >> > urban outlaw messenger types. "Yo, fixie!"
> >> > But this rant is so far out of timeline and off topic that I'm going
> >> > out
> >> > to
> >> > the garage to check the glue on my Clement silks to see if I can ride
> >> > my
> >> > PX-10 today.
> >> >
> >> > Earle "I straddle the timelines" Young
> >> > Madison, Wisc.