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


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From: "ternst" <ternst1@cox.net>
To: <dbilenkey@sympatico.ca>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
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Subject: Re: [CR]Pic of the Day - Ted Ernst at the 1957 Chicago 6-Day
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 21:57:39 -0800
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Yeah, It was a holdover, all the European guys got a kick out of it. Ted Ernst Palos Verdes estates, Ca


----- Original Message -----
From: "David Bilenkey"
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Sent: Tuesday, January 10, 2006 9:37 PM
Subject: RE: [CR]Pic of the Day - Ted Ernst at the 1957 Chicago 6-Day



> Neat! I thought it was wood, but I thought by '57 they'd have been long
> superseded by alloy rims for racing.
>
> David
> --
> David Bilenkey
> Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
> dbilenkey@sympatico.ca
>
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: ternst [mailto:ternst1@cox.net]
>> Sent: Tuesday, January 10, 2006 11:54 PM
>> To: dbilenkey@sympatico.ca; classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
>> Subject: Re: [CR]Pic of the Day - Ted Ernst at the 1957 Chicago 6-Day
>>
>>
>> Now you guys are getting tough!
>> Believe it or not, I still had one wood rim wheel left that I
>> was using. Its a small flange I think BSA tied and soldered
>> Fairbanks / Boston V shape
>> rim.
>> Sorry, don't have it anymore and can't remember where it
>> rollled off to. The bandage came from a previous race when I
>> went over the stem after
>> several riders went down in front of me.
>> The gash in my inner thigh was big enough to put a fried egg
>> yolk in and to
>> this day the triangular scar and small tissue around it has no nerve
>> feeling.
>> All in day's riding, not that big a deal actually.
>> Ted Ernst
>> Palos Verdes Estates, CA
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "David Bilenkey" <dbilenkey@sympatico.ca>
>> To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
>> Sent: Tuesday, January 10, 2006 8:29 PM
>> Subject: RE: [CR]Pic of the Day - Ted Ernst at the 1957 Chicago 6-Day
>>
>>
>> > Nice pic!
>> >
>> > What I want to know (besides the banking angle) is what Ted's front
>> > rim is. All the other rims in the pics are shiny, but Ted's
>> front is
>> > dull. Why? Also
>> > his hubs seem different from the standard large flange hubs
>> that can be
>> > seen
>> > on the other bikes. Are they something special?
>> >
>> > And lastly, how'd Ted come to need the bandage on the inside of his
>> > left thigh?
>> >
>> > David
>> > --
>> > David Bilenkey
>> > Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
>> > dbilenkey@sympatico.ca
>> >
>> >
>> >> -----Original Message-----
>> >> From: classicrendezvous-bounces@bikelist.org
>> >> [mailto:classicrendezvous-bounces@bikelist.org] On Behalf Of Aldo
>> >> Ross
>> >> Sent: Tuesday, January 10, 2006 10:37 PM
>> >> To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
>> >> Subject: [CR]Pic of the Day - Ted Ernst at the 1957 Chicago 6-Day
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> 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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