Re: [CR] Alex Singer photo


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From: "ternst" <ternst1@cox.net>
To: <Stronglight49@aol.com>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
References: <c42.3fb92ab8.3679448b@aol.com>
Subject: Re: [CR] Alex Singer photo
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2008 18:10:27 -0800
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I would think thats fairly easy. Like a garterbelt only outside. He's got knee/calf warmers and the buttons hold them in place. Better than elastic that's too tight around the leg cutting off circulation. Freer leg movement and more comfy for cycling in transitional weather than
long pants.
Ted Ernst
Palos Verdes Estates
CA USA


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Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2008 9:51 AM
Subject: [CR] Alex Singer photo



> Great 1947 photo of Alex Singer - builder & bike - from the
> website which Dirk referenced earlier:
>
> http://www.cycles-alex-singer.fr/uploads/pics/ZZ_Ernest_depart_colmar1947.jpg
>
> A question: Does anyone recognize or understand
> the "shorts" (?) which he is wearing? They appear to
> have leg or knee guards attached by buttons or snaps.
> I've never seen this before.
>
> Interesting.
>
> ... Oh, and I love the little man standing facing the wall
> in the background - seen just above the handlebar on
> the bike... and in front of the [ahem] darkened stain
> on the wall.
>
> BOB HANSON, ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO, USA
>
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