Re: [CR]Pic of the Day - Ted Ernst at the 1957 Chicago 6-Day


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Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 20:39:50 -0800
From: galen pewtherer <dolface@gmail.com>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Pic of the Day - Ted Ernst at the 1957 Chicago 6-Day
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now THAT is a pic of the day i really like! nothing like a keeping it within the community to make it interesting. my questions are; how far into the race was it, and who won? ;o)

galen pewtherer san francisco, ca On 1/10/06, ternst <ternst1@cox.net> wrote:
> It was about a ten lap track.
> A little over 50 degrees.
> Pretty hot, eh, or maybe cool depending on where you live.
> When I think back especially as I'm at the ADT Velodrome in Carson, I
> wonder, did I really do that?
> The Carson, Ca track is only 45 degrees but it is intimidating on first
> view.
> The interesting thing is after not having seen a "real" track
> race for some years, it felt strange.
> Now after having been there more regularly, it's just like old hat and
> "belongs" as if it was never gone.
> Great feeling.
> You ALL owe it to yourselves to come out and watch a steep board track ra ce
> soon, if not now.
> Then and only then can you really feel the essence of your track bikes an d
> appreciate the glow you will get while letting your fingers run over the
> tubings.
> That steel is still alive and enjoys the psychic connection it gets when it
> knows you've seen a real "saucer" and your letting that energy flow into it.
> Ted Ernst
> Palos Verdes Estates, CA
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Raymond Dobbins" <raydobbins2003@yahoo.com>
> To: "Aldo Ross" <aldoross4@siscom.net>; <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 10, 2006 7:54 PM
> Subject: Re: [CR]Pic of the Day - Ted Ernst at the 1957 Chicago 6-Day
>
>
> > holy banking ted-man! what is the angle on that "wall"?
> >
> > wow,
> >
> > ray dobbins
> > miami florida
> >
> >
> > Aldo Ross <aldoross4@siscom.net> wrote:
> > Pic of the Day
> > 11 January, 2005
> >
> > Ted Ernst at the 1957 Chicago 6
> >
> > http://www.wooljersey.com/gallery/album17/1957_Chicago_6_Day
> >
> > Action from the 1957 Chicago 6-Day. From left to right: World Sprint
> > Champion John Tressider of Australia (#4), Dutchman Peter Post (#12),
> > our own Ted Ernst (#14), and Emile Gosselin of Belgium (#22). Note how
> > Ted is gloving the wheel to slow into position after having lapped the
> > field. Ted would go on to place 2nd overall with teammate Irv Peser,
> > behind Post and teammate Harm Smits. Picture kindly provided by Ted
> > Ernst.
> >
> > (click on pic for larger image)
> >
> >
> > Aldo Ross
> > Middletown, Ohio
> >
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