Re: [CR]Antiques Roadshow


Example: Framebuilders:Alberto Masi

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From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]Antiques Roadshow
Date: Sat, 2 Jun 2007 14:52:53 -0700
To: Classic Rendevous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>


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)