Re: [CR]Re: Rene Herse pictures - 1st pic


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From: Steve Leitgen <sleitgen@charter.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: Rene Herse pictures - 1st pic
Date: Sat, 7 Jan 2006 13:50:41 -0600
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Looking at the man next to the bike I would hazard that it would be against his best interest to jump off the seat and straddle the top tube. He might experience some discomfort.(medicalese)

Steve leitgen La Crosse, WI

On Jan 7, 2006, at 1:08 PM, Chuck Schmidt wrote:
> Aldo Ross wrote:
>>
>> Some interesting details in the first Herse pic, from 1945-49:
>>
>> http://www.pianosromantiques.com/images/godartearly.jpg
> (cut)
>> 1 inch of seatpost showing, handlebars at saddle height. (Tell me
>> again,
>> bikeshop boy - What size do I ride?)
>
>
> Either he can't straddle the top tube if he peddles with his legs
> extended at the bottom of the stroke or he can straddle the top tube
> and
> his legs are really bent at the bottom of the stroke when he peddles.
>
> Right? Wrong? Opinions out there?
>
> Chuck Schmidt
> South Pasadena, Southern California

>

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