RE: [CR]Mike Kone RH announcement - some Details!!!


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Date: Sat, 16 Jun 2007 17:43:44 -0400
To: hersefan@comcast.net, classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
From: Sheldon Brown <CaptBike@sheldonbrown.com>
Subject: RE: [CR]Mike Kone RH announcement - some Details!!!


Mike Kone a écrit:
>The intent is for output to be low - and each
>bike when compared against the production of
>"classic" Herse bikes will be a standout (in our
>opinion). It would be very easy, and very
>profitable, to use (or get made) cast lugs in
>the Herse style, cut a few corners, and make a
>bike that is cost effective to produce and which
>takes advantage of the Herse name. But that
>won't happen.

Bummer! I was really looking forward to $250 made-in-China R.H. aluminum hybrids, painted to look like carbon fiber... ;-)

Best of luck, Mike!

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