Re: [CR]Form Follows Function!

(Example: Framebuilding:Paint)

Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2005 07:00:08 -0500
From: "John Thompson" <>
Organization: The Crimson Permanent Assurance
Subject: Re: [CR]Form Follows Function!
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Chuck Schmidt wrote:
> Julian Shapiro wrote:
>>And a hearty amen to that! Will all the luglickers please put their tongues back in their mouths and their 8x loupes back in their pockets and remember that these bikes were meant TO BE RIDDEN!!
>>When you're on the uphill finish of 120k and the snot's running and the sweat is stinging, a lumpy braze on the underside of the headlug really doesn't come into it.
> So I'm a dedicated rider and it's my life and I'm doing mega climbs HARD
> and eating right and training and I want a frame made by a guy who shows
> how passionate he is about bikes by making a lumpy braze on the
> underside of the headlug?
> Yeah right... that wouldn't matter would it?

Y'know? I think there's room for both camps here...

Lighten up, everybody!


John (
Appleton WI USA