Re: [CR]Cirque du Cyclisme '06 update.. and the THEME!

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From: "Mike Schmidt" <>
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Subject: Re: [CR]Cirque du Cyclisme '06 update.. and the THEME!
Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2005 07:24:15 -0400

Lovin it. now to decide which Andalusian touring/ Randonneur bike to bring. Those Andalusian frames are quite rare y'know.

Mike Schmidt (still suffering from "Schultz" frontal brain cell damage thanks to Brett Horton) Stirling, NJ

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Sent: Tuesday, October 18, 2005 10:17 PM
Subject: [CR]Cirque du Cyclisme '06 update.. and the THEME!

> Dear Cirque du Cyclisme past or potential new attendees:
> As I haven't gotten any entries yet (except for the stalwart organizing
> committee), I guess we are safe in announcing changes in the scheduling. See the
> details & entry form here:
> Opening day, Friday June 9th, sadly will no longer have a lawn party at my
> house BUT will have an official, stand-on-it's-own charity auction that will
> include food! In a new venue, there will be a party of sorts, preview &
> inspection of the auction goods and all sort of hilarity prior to the auction itself.
> An admission will be charged to cover eats. Rumors already abound of fantastic
> bicycles and components that will be offered up to the highest bidder that
> night!!
> The Saturday and Sunday events will be very similar to last year, and seminar
> speakers and guests will be announced as spring approaches. Let me just say
> that there are some very very interesting folks being discussed!
> Regarding the THEME...
> As many of you know, we have had a loosely applied theme each year, bikes
> that would be subject to a bit more attention among the many wonderful bikes that
> are shown.. This is not an exclusive requirement, you can still bring that
> Andalusian time trial bike, but just an encouragement to bring the best that you
> have in that Theme category if you have one!
> We have had Themes, thus far, representing regions or countries; Italy,
> Britain, France, North America, but because of the relatively small numbers of
> bicycles (all of merit, mind you) that are out there in the remaining countries,
> the committee has abandoned that old approach and bravely sets off in a new
> direction(?).
> So.........
> the 2006 Cirque du Cyclisme Theme will be..
> (If I may have a drum roll please... )
> "The Fascinating Opposites: Touring (Randonneur) and Track bikes!"
> As always, in addition to all handmades, we will be especially pleased to see
> those traditionally made machines which are shown by their actual builders.
> And for the first time, there will be a $500.00 cash award to the Best in
> Show!
> Whew! This will be an exciting year for the Cirque du Cyclisme! Can't wait to
> see you all there!


> Dale


> Dale Brown

> Greensboro, NC USA