Re: [CR]Yowza! Mavic rims at $1250 - Vive la Japan!

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Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2005 08:33:43 EDT
Subject: Re: [CR]Yowza! Mavic rims at $1250 - Vive la Japan!

In a message dated 10/21/05 1:21:04 AM, writes:

> Bill Roberts wrote:
> >
> > (snip) CR list members should recall the discussion about
> > how [generally] most Japanese collectors have a few REALLY nice items,
> > rather than the large collections some American collectors choose to
> pursue.
> > The example that comes to mind was a mint gullwing Mercedes, casually
> driven
> > for a Friday night out in Tokyo.  Frankly, I wish a few notable list
> members
> > would re-evaluate the doctrine of QUALITY vs quantity.  The Japanese a lso
> > understand USING [certain] items [correctly] is part of the key to
> enjoying
> > them.  I hope this lesson is not lost on some here.
> I get a little uncomfortable with the stereotypes and the judgments.
> Maybe the lesson here should be tolerance.
> Chuck Schmidt
> Hi Chuck, and all,

Second! The auction of Galmozzi frame (also bike?) that our member won, th e challenger who run up the bids 700.00 to 0ver 1200.00 was one of the power Japanese buyer!

KEN TODA, High Point NC