Re: [CR]Reynolds & Columbus: For Lightweights Only!


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From: "P.C. Kohler" <kohl57@starpower.net>
To: <Classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [CR]Reynolds & Columbus: For Lightweights Only!
Date: Thu, 31 May 2007 22:14:43 -0400


Yes, at 165 lbs, 6' 2", I feel like a real slob reading I am maxing out at the upper weight limit riding real racing bikes. Not to mention ones made of 753 and ones with AVA "death stems" to boot. Then again, one need only ride ideally a 62 cm frame to know that real racing cyclists tended to be.. tiny. I would seldom be tempted to collect and ride machines actually ridden by real pros since I doubt 10 per cent would even fit me. So one imagines that all of this was designed for 140 lb pro riders which, come to think of it, was what I weighed when I was even young enough to even wish I were one!

Peter Kohler
Washington DC USA