Re: [CR]Carlsbad twinplate Masi on eBay

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From: "Chuck Schmidt" <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Carlsbad twinplate Masi on eBay
Date: Sat, 8 Sep 2007 10:52:56 -0700
To: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>


Boy, perfectly stated Kim!!! Bravo!!!

You guys on the list are way too serious about this old bike stuff. It's just a bike after all. Get a life!

If you want to make a silk ear out of a sow's purse, go for it! It's a free country the last time I checked, so do what ever floats your boat!

I'm off to pick-up my Peugeot UO-8 from the chrome shop, then a visit to CyclArt for some paint. The coolest part is that the build includes a single digit serial number Campy 50th Anni group for this bad boy!!! Whooo, whooo!!!

Chuck "now where did I put that check book" Schmidt South Pasadena, California USA

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On Sep 8, 2007, at 10:20 AM, kim klakow wrote:
> You know, I would actually file them away, and since I don't like
> twin plates I'll fill those with bondex.
> Initially I thought, Geez Garth, get real, but the more people
> talked and finally seeing the pictures I figured, what the heck,
> it's his and if he wants to try something out, why not. Sure I'd
> try on a gas piper to see how good I am, but in the end this is
> just another facet of the wall queen vs. rider discussion.
> If Nick wants to chop up Herse's for parts, go for it. You are the
> on loosing money, ...
>
> ride on,
> kim
>
>
>
>> Regarding the Carlsbad twinplate on e-bay, since the braze ons
>> will keep
>> the purists away from it, I say buy it and ride the heck out of
>> it. If and
>> when you decide to restore or repaint, keep in mind that those
>> braze ons
>> are very easy to remove, thus restoring it to it's originality.
>>
>> Wish it was my size.
>>
>> Jay Sexton
>> Sebastopol, CA
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