No, it will not. There will be a forthcoming announcement on the details but the show will go on.
I also want to publicly thank John Pergolizzi for all of the successful auctions in the past and wish him the best going forward.
Mike Schmidt Millington, NJ USA
On 2/19/09 8:12 AM, "email@example.com" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I hope that John Pergolizzi's bowing out as auctioneer will not completely
> kill the Charity Auction at Cirque.
> For one thing, I have a couple of very nice donated wheelsets, one tubular and
> one clincher.
> The tubulars are Maillard 700 Professional hubs in like new condition with NOS
> Mavic GP4 rims,freshly built with new double-butted stainless spokes. These
> are wonderful wheels to ride on any on-topic bike.
> The clinchers are lightly used Campagnolo Record hubs and also lightly used
> Araya narrow 700c rims, hubs repacked, rims cleaned and shined, and wheels
> rebuilt with new double butted stainless spokes. Jan Heine has promised a set
> of Grand Bois tires to mount on them. Also great rider wheels for any on-topic
> All of the parts were collected as donations to Operation Smile, and I intend
> to deliver on that. I hope my commitment will encourage others to step up and
> keep the Charity Auction going.
> Earle Young
> Madison, Wisconsin, USA
> Offering expert wheelbuilding services for classic and modern bicycles