RE: [CR]Torelli/Chairman Bill on French vs Italian, stirring that pot

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Subject: RE: [CR]Torelli/Chairman Bill on French vs Italian, stirring that pot
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2005 14:49:54 -0600
Thread-Topic: [CR]Torelli/Chairman Bill on French vs Italian, stirring that pot
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From: "Mazzeo, Daniel" <Daniel.Mazzeo@usap.gov>
To: "George Argiris" <George.Argiris@mitchell.com>, "Jerome & Elizabeth Moos" <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>, <kohl57@starpower.net>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>


As Eddy Merckx said, "it's 25% the bicycle, 75% the man", or something like that......

Dan Mazzeo Morrison, CO

-----Original Message----- From: classicrendezvous-bounces@bikelist.org [mailto:classicrendezvous-bounces@bikelist.org] On Behalf Of George Argiris Sent: Tuesday, July 19, 2005 2:25 PM To: Jerome & Elizabeth Moos; kohl57@starpower.net; classicrendezvous@bikelist.org Subject: RE: [CR]Torelli/Chairman Bill on French vs Italian, stirring that pot

Sure, but couldn't a rider like Lance ride any brand bike in the tour and still win? I say yes. Same goes for any of the big boys of cycling.

george argiris san diego,ca

-----Original Message----- From: classicrendezvous-bounces@bikelist.org [mailto:classicrendezvous-bounces@bikelist.org] On Behalf Of Jerome & Elizabeth Moos Sent: Tuesday, July 19, 2005 1:21 PM To: kohl57@starpower.net; classicrendezvous@bikelist.org Subject: RE: [CR]Torelli/Chairman Bill on French vs Italian, stirring that pot

Yesterday's (or maybe the day before) viewer quizz on the OLN coverage of the Tour de France:

What bike has won the most Tours de France?

Answer: Peugeot

Says it all.

Regards,

Jerry Moos Houston, TX

"kohl57@starpower.net" <kohl57@starpower.net> wrote: Yes, Tom.. a great website. And some wonderful digs at Peugeots PX-1 0s. The bike everyone hates 'cause the average 20-year-old aspiring racer could ow n one and win with. Even Eddy who rode one to several victories before, as we all know, it was morphed into a Masi or something with Peugeot paint and, one presumes, crappy lugwork in case someone was nosing around.

But take a look at the photos in this site... seems like more than f ew pix of PX-10s, no doubt "riding and handling like a dog" crossing the finish line with the Italians drafting behind in second or worse place.
>From my estimation, the basic stock PX-10 competed in the Tour de
>France from 1965 to 1977. Pretty good innings for a "dog".

Looking forward to riding my dog this afternoon in fact...

Peter Kohler Washington DC USA

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