RE: [CR]Antiques Roadshow

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From: "David Toppin" <dave@pelletizer.com>
To: "'Chuck Schmidt'" <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
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Subject: RE: [CR]Antiques Roadshow
Date: Sat, 2 Jun 2007 19:26:06 -0400
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cc: 'Classic Rendevous' <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>

Everything is a product of supply & demand!

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-----Original Message----- From: classicrendezvous-bounces@bikelist.org [mailto:classicrendezvous-bounces@bikelist.org] On Behalf Of Chuck Schmidt Sent: Saturday, June 02, 2007 5:53 PM To: Classic Rendevous Subject: Re: [CR]Antiques Roadshow

On Jun 2, 2007, at 2:30 PM, John Betmanis wrote:
> At 04:02 PM 02/06/2007 -0400, David Toppin wrote:
>
>> I think lightweights on their own would be too narrow of a category
>> for many people to find interesting for the show to consider it, but
>> who knows?
>
> Probably just as well. If the average TV viewer got the notion that
> vintage bikes could possibly be worth a fortune, their prices would go
> through the roof.
>
> John Betmanis
> Woodstock, Ontario
> Canada

I don't believe that they could be worth a fortune John. That takes willing buyers and there are just too many bikes around for the number of potential buyers.

Riddle: Everyone knows how to ride a bike, so how come so few actually use the damn things???

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, CA USA http://www.velo-retro.com (reprints, t-shirts & timelines)

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