Re: [CR]CR KOF Classic JP Weigle for sale on ebay

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From: "Chuck Schmidt" <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]CR KOF Classic JP Weigle for sale on ebay
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2007 21:55:13 -0700
To: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>


Hey Mike,

Do you remember that cartoon in the New Yorker magazine where Mom and here small son are sitting at the dinner table; "It's broccoli, dear." / "I say it's spinach, and I say the hell with it."

Yeah I didn't think so, but take my word for it, it was funny.

Peter Weigle wrote, "This is a nice fillet brazed example of the classic old school mountain bike." Clearly, if Peter says it is a mountain bike it's a mountain bike... and I say the hell with it!

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, CA USA

On Sep 10, 2007, at 9:00 PM, Michael Schmidt wrote:
> Hey Chuck,
>
> I think that Peter Weigle bike is more of a touring bike than a
> mountain
> bike. Calling that a mountain bike is like saying Bruce Gordon's
> rock n
> road bikes are mountain bikes. While They both share some of the
> characteristics of a mountain bike, they are touring bikes.
>
> To me, it is borderline KOF but just this side.
>
> Mike Schmidt
> Stirling, NJ
> USA
>
>
> On 9/10/07 3:02 PM, "Chuck Schmidt" <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
> wrote:
>
>> Might be KOF (Keeper of the Flame) but mountain bikes are off topic
>> on the CR list, so the whole thing is moot.
>>
>> Chuck Schmidt
>> South Pasadena, CA
>> USA