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

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Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2007 08:50:08 -0400
Subject: Re: [CR]CR KOF Classic JP Weigle for sale on ebay
From: "Michael Schmidt" <>
To: Chuck Schmidt <>, Classic Rendezvous <>
Thread-Topic: [CR]CR KOF Classic JP Weigle for sale on ebay
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Hi Chuck

I am more of a Saul Steinberg fan but that cartoon by Carl Rose is one of the most famous of published work by the "New Yorker" magazine.

By the way, it was the daughter that made the comment to the mother. I don't think it would have had the same impact if the character was a boy.

(and they criticize our "parochial view of the world" geesh)

That Weigle bike on ebay may have started out as a mountain bike but with the braze on barrels for racks, it is now clearly intended for touring. Look at the rear stays. Long wheelbase.

But if Dale says its OT, that is cool and "the hell with it"

Mike Schmidt Stirling, NJ USA Hatched in NYC at St. Vincents

On 9/11/07 12:55 AM, "Chuck Schmidt" <> wrote:
> 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
> 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" <>
>> 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