Re: [CR] Names ...


Example: Racing:Jean Robic

Date: Fri, 17 Jul 2009 17:33:23 -0700
From: Steve Whitting <ciocc_cat@yahoo.com>
To: Jeff Slotkin <jeffslotkin@comcast.net>
In-Reply-To: <B6D3617F-B3C0-4555-BEBF-97A37C124DB0@comcast.net>
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR] Names ...


Sugino Maxi.  (Anyone else think of a feminine hygiene product?)

Steve Whitting "The Ciocc Cat" Prairieville, Louisiana USA Website at http://ciocc-cat.angelfire.com/


--- On Thu, 7/16/09, Jeff Slotkin wrote:


From: Jeff Slotkin <jeffslotkin@comcast.net> Subject: Re: [CR] Names ... To: Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org Date: Thursday, July 16, 2009, 12:02 PM

Suntour "Spirt" front derailleur. Always figured they simply misspelled spirit.

Jeff Slotkin usually at... The Bicycle Shoppe Charleston, SC

On Jul 15, 2009, at 10:32 PM, Robert Clair wrote:
> ... always been interested in how some bicycle parts get "name/branded". some of my favorites are:
>
> suntour superbe pro.   what is a "super - be" exactly.
>
> super champion gentleman/gentlemen.   tuxes anyone ?.
>
> shimano dura ace.   what is a "dura-ace" exactly.
>
> sugino mighty comp.   probably the best one ever.   good thing they didn't brand it a wimpish noodle.
>
> anything with simplex or super light on it.
>
> robert clair
> alexandria, va   22308
> usa